5 Stars Hotels

Páteo dos Solares - EstremozPáteo dos Solares – Estremoz
The Páteo dos Solares is a charming manor-house located in the picturesque town of Estremoz. Each of its 40 individually-furnished guest-rooms is fully equipped with a wide range of modern conveniences such as direct-dial telephone, safe, mini-bar and TV. Some rooms have a fireplace and hydro-massage. Set in beautiful gardens, the house also offers various leisure facilities including bar, outdoor swimming pool, private parking, the Alzulaich regional restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and the Afonso III meeting room with capacity for up to 300 people theatre-style.

Estalagem São Domingos - Mina de São DomingosEstalagem São Domingos – Mina de São Domingos
Set on the edge Guadiana’s Valley natural reserve, this former palace is surrounded by 5000 acres of beautiful countryside. Decorated with a blend of Alentejo and late Victorian style, 6 guest rooms are situated in the old palace, and the remaining 25 are located in the new wing, with views over the pool and garden or to the lake beach. The old palace rooms are more spacious, have high ceilings, whirlpool bath and one is prepared for the handicapped. Seppia Restaurant offers typical local cuisine. Marbles Bar is the ideal place to have a drink before or after your meal. Other facilities include Banquet and Meeting Room, Auditorium for 100 people, Outdoor Pool, Fitness Room, Games Room and Library. Depending on the time of the year, there are different outdoor activities available, such as Guadiana River boat cruises, pedestrian walks, horse riding, jeep tours, mountain bikes, canoeing, rappel, slide, paint ball, archery, etc…Take the opportunity to tour the area and a visit to the ancient village of Mértola is not to be missed. The hotel’s Astronomic Observatory is also a good reason for a visit, on special Astronomy Nights held on some days of the month. Contact the hotel to confirm these dates.

Convento do Espinheiro - ÉvoraConvento do Espinheiro – Évora
Convento do Espinheiro, Heritage Hotel & Spa is a luxurious hotel located in Évora – classified by UNESCO as a “World Heritage City.” The building was originally a convent dating back to the XV century, and considered a national monument. The origins of the Convento do Espinheiro are connected to a legend that tells of an apparition of the Virgin Mary above a thorn-bush (= espinheiro) around the year 1400. In 1412, a oratory was built in honour of Our Lady and finally in 1458, during the reign of King Afonso V, and due to increasing pilgrimage, a church and convent were built and settled by monks of the Order of St. Jerónimo. It is now a magnificent 59-room hotel, set in a beautiful garden area of approximately eight hectares. It’s picturesque surroundings make it the perfect spot for enjoying the Portuguese countryside. The old meets the new in the restaurants and lounges. A gourmet restaurant is located in the old wine-cellar, a bar in the old kitchen used by the monks, and an old water deposit was converted into a wine tasting and gastronomy savouring area. Recreational facilities include a six-treatment room spa with an indoor swimming pool and health club, an outside swimming pool, tennis and paddle court. In the old olive press area, our pavilion stands ready for wedding receptions of up to 300 persons. To complete the range of facilities, we also offer a modern auditorium for 110 persons and a Business Centre.

4 Start Hotels

Hotel São João de Deus - ElvasHotel São João de Deus – Elvas
São João de Deus Hotel is located in the historic heart of Elvas, a Portuguese city only 12 km from Badajoz in Spain. There are relevant defense constructions given the bordering nature of the city such as the Graça and the Santa Luzia Forts as well as the city walls, part of which blends into the hotel’s framework. The Hotel has been built conserving the old architectonic structures of the convent and the military hospital. It has 56 double rooms with fully equipped bathrooms with hairdryer, some with hydrotherapy, TV, telephone, mini-bar, safe, Internet connection, air conditioning. The hotel has also a swimming pool, and several conferencing rooms. The Restaurant is open daily and has a capacity for 90 guests, in different halls, preserving the structure of the old convent’s dining room.

Hotel da Cartuxa - ÉvoraHotel da Cartuxa – Évora
If you choose the Hotel da Cartuxa you will be staying in the heart of Évora. As you wander through Evora’s narrow alleyways, you’ll come across the monuments which make this city a World Heritage site. You’ll travel through history and feel the presence of the Visigoths, Romans and Moors. You’ll be able to admire the roman Temple and appreciate the Manueline Renaissance and Baroque architecture. You will be able to savor the rich gastronomy of Évora. You can enjoy horse-riding, karting, music and much more. The Hotel has to offer 85 rooms, on 2 floors, including: 6 suites and 2 rooms for disabled guests. Fully equipped with: full bathroom, air conditioning, direct outside telephone line, satellite TV, video channels and radio, internet connection (Wi-Fi), pay TV, mini-bar, and safe. Located on the ground floor, the Cerca Nova restaurant serves an extensive a la carte menu of traditional Portuguese cuisine. The Café dos Mercadores bar is located next to the lobby and offers an elegant, yet comfortable ambience. Try our informal terrace for a drink or a light meal, overlooking the garden and swimming pool. The Hotel also has to offer: room service, laundry, tours, excursions and transfers, exchange service, florist, indoor garage and private open air parking and outdoor swimming pool.

Albergaria do Calvário - ÉvoraAlbergaria do Calvário – Évora
Located in the historical centre of Évora, right next to the Porta Nova and the city’s 14th century walls, the Albergaria do Calvário offers 21 double-rooms and 2 suites (some prepared for non-smoking guests), each fully equipped with air-conditioning, hair-drier, cable TV, direct-dial telephone, safe, mini-bar and tea and coffee-making facilities. Guests also have use of a bar, TV room, internet access, indoor patio with esplanade and private underground parking.

Albergaria Victória - ÉvoraAlbergaria Victória – Évora
This hotel is situated in Évora, 300 meters from the Roman Gothic Walls and 5 minutes to the center. The hotel has 44 double rooms and 3 suites, all fully equipped with private marble bathrooms. Facilities include a hairdryer, air conditioning, heating, telephone, satellite television and a terrace. The rooms are decorated in bright colors and equipped with modern furniture.

Hotel Convento de São Paulo - Serra D'OssaHotel Convento de São Paulo – Serra D’Ossa
The Convento de São Paulo is located on the slopes of the Serra d’Ossa mountain range between Estremoz and Redondo. It was constructed in 1182 by monks who needed a spiritual place in which to pray. Today, it is one of the most refined and comfortable hotels in the country. According to chronicles, the Convento de São Paulo has been visited by many illustrious figures over the centuries, most notably King Sebastian, King John IV and Catherine of Bragança, who married King Charles II of England in 1661. The hotel’s interior features an important collection of Portuguese Tiles – more than 54,000 in total – along with frescoes, low-relief terracotta’s and many other attractions such as a Florentine fountain depicting the four seasons and an ancient church classified as a national monument. Set in a 600-hectare estate, the Hotel Convento de São Paulo is ideal for those who enjoy walking. Renovated in 1993, the Convento de São Paulo is a four-star charm hotel featured in the Treasures of Portugal chain. 23 of its current total of 27 rooms and suites are converted from the original monks’ cells, each with its own style and decoration and furnished with every modern comfort. All rooms are fully equipped with a private bathroom (fitted with locally-produced Estremoz marble), air-conditioning, satellite TV, video and music channels and direct-dial telephone. The hotel’s Ermita Restaurant specializes in traditional cuisine, where guests the chance to sample the rich tastes of products cultivated on the estate, accompanied by wines from all over region. Notable for its large inviting fireplace, the Cascata Bar and its adjoining games room offers snooker and various other games and the chance to forget about the stress of city life. Outside lies the hotel’s swimming pool, which is entirely surrounded by a natural shelter of trees and bushes. It offers also 4 meeting room.

Hotel Rural Horta da Moura - MonsarazHotel Rural Horta da Moura – Monsaraz
Set on the slopes of a hill crowned by the medieval town of Monsaraz, and only 900 meters from Lake Alqueva, the Hotel Horta da Moura provides the comfort of a high-quality country hotel in an atmosphere of total peace and quiet. Preserving the traditional Alentejo style, it offers 26 rooms and suites, all equipped with air-conditioning, central heating, direct-dial telephone, satellite TV, radio and mini-bar, several with a fireplace. Facilities include large, well-decorated living rooms, a bar, restaurant featuring traditional cuisine and the finest regional wines, swimming pool, riding pen, tennis court and a range of additional outdoor amenities.

Hotel Refúgio da Vila - PortelHotel Refúgio da Vila – Portel
Located in the heart of Portugal’s sunny Alentejo region and transformed from an old rural house of classic beauty, the Refúgio da Vila creates a dreamy atmosphere of simple elegance in a land of rustic grace. The 30 rooms are all well equipped, offering comfort in the warm, romantic style of Portuguese hospitality and charm. At the Refúgio da Vila cooking school you can enjoy a unique gastronomic, wine and cultural experience.

Hotel Província - Reguengos de MonsarazHotel Província – Reguengos de Monsaraz
The Hotel Província is located at the entrance to the town of Reguengos de Monsaraz. The style is typically Alentejo’s and almost hidden among its surroundings, blending into the landscape but easily accessible to anyone looking to enjoy the varied pleasures on offer in the Alentejo. When you arrive you will immediately feel at home in the warm and friendly atmosphere. At the Hotel Província every attention has been paid to detail and we have designed an elegant setting within a framework of the architecture typical to this region. Combined with this setting are a high standard of quality and a wide range of services. This Hotel has been planned with well-being in mind and with a level of personal service. It have made sure that all modern conveniences have been thought of but integrated in such a way as to coordinate perfectly with the style of the building and surroundings. This is a real Alentejo transposed into the XXI century. Only with such spirit and dedication has it been possible to create this unique and exceptional environment in the sun soaked plains of southern Portugal. The Hotel try to cater for every taste each room has been designed and decorated differently. The Hotel Província has 23 rooms. In public areas, both rustic and modern styles are combined to produce a welcoming atmosphere. We try to think of everything, we also have a wide range of leisure activities for you to enjoy and you don’t even have to leave the hotel. If you need to cool down after the hot Alentejo sun you can take a dip in our pool or sip a cocktail at the poolside bar. Neither have we forgotten the importance of wining and dining. At the restaurant Santiago, you can sample the best that the famed cuisine of the Alentejo has to offer. You can choose from our Migas (traditional Portuguese dish of cabbage and corn bread), Açorda (a blended paste of bread and garlic), lamb stew, fish soup, Gazpacho, cured meats, cheeses and wide selection of regional desserts. After getting to know the inside of the hotel you can take a stroll outdoors in over 12,500 m² of leisure space which has been transformed into a rich garden of different scents and tastes. Relax on the Palm Tree Patio or visit the vegetable garden and enjoy the rich and varied scents of the spices and seasoning you’ll find growing there. Start your day with a breath of fresh air and have breakfast on the Orange Grove Patio – an interior patio in the hotel or on the Palm Tree Patio (outdoors in the garden). Either choice ensures a pleasant start to your day in both spring and summer. All of these delicacies are best enjoyed when accompanied by another fine product of the Alentejo, a good bottle of wine – and there are many to choose from. On the cooler days of autumn and winter you might prefer to have your breakfast next to the open fire in the Santiago Room where you can also enjoy afternoon tea or coffee.

Aldeamento de Peixinhos - Vila ViçosaAldeamento de Peixinhos – Vila Viçosa
Situated in the area of Vila Viçosa, Few Minutes Away from the Resort Centre. Opened in 2004 this modern hotel comprises a total of 75 rooms of which 26 are apartments. Facilities on offer include a foyer with a 24-hour reception and an air-conditioned restaurant. There are parking spaces and a garage available for those arriving by car and room and laundry services complete the offerings.

Club de Campo Vila Galé - Santa VitóriaClub de Campo Vila Galé – Santa Vitória
Set in 1.620 hectares of prime land just 25 km from the pretty Alentejo town of Beja, the Vila Galé Clube de Campo is an agricultural-style hotel where guests are invited to help out with the day-to-day running of the farm. Besides 81 suites (each fully equipped with air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, TV, radio, mini-bar, safe-deposit box and hair-drier), the hotel offers an extensive range of on-site facilities, including a regional restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pools, tennis court, bullring and multi-purpose pavilion. Guests can also partake in a variety of leisure activities such as fishing, water sports, hiking, horse riding, mountain biking and clay pigeon shooting.

Beja Parque - BejaBeja Parque – Beja
Beja Parque Hotel it’s located in Alentejo. Has a total of 71 modern style rooms available, all of them equipped with private bathroom, air conditioning , telephone, satellite TV, mini-bar, In-room safe, laundry service and internet service. The hotel also offer among other things a restaurant, bar, 3 meeting rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, a wellness centre with two massage rooms and a Jacuzzi, Private Parking & Garage.

Casa de Peixinhos - Vila ViçosaCasa de Peixinhos – Vila Viçosa
This XVII century manor house is located in the heart of Alentejo, 500m far from the historic and beautiful town of Vila Viçosa, birth of the last Portuguese dynasty. Although rich in history and tradition guests can expect the comfort of modern life…, its 8 bedrooms have central heat and private full equipped baths. The house, inserted in a large farm, has two outdoor swimming pools (1 child’s), playground, tennis court, Bar, Restaurant and private car parking. The manor is ideal for those who wish to relax in an exclusive and friendly atmosphere as well as for those who prefer the outdoor life and wish to enjoy the serenity and natural beauty of Alentejo countryside.

3 Star Hotels

Évora Hotel - ÉvoraÉvora Hotel – Évora
Located on the fringe of the City and still within walking distance of the centre. Designed with comfort this recently opened Hotel offers 170 spacious air-conditioned rooms and suites. Each has its own private terrace, direct dialing, safe, satellite TV and mini-bar. It offers a restaurant with an international menu it also features a choice of regional dishes. These are prepared according to centuries old recipes from fresh locally grown products. On Sundays and national Holidays a Buffet is served. The Alentejo sunset viewed at dinner time is one of its many attractions. Some evenings the Hotel Bar provides “live entertainment” of a local character. All Hotel residents enjoy a 10% discount on any bar or restaurant charges. A Conference Rooms with seating for 500 complete with modern facilities and several smaller separate rooms offer a further attraction for business meetings. The Hotel has its own Art Gallery. Regular exhibitions are held showing works for sale by local artists. For the convenience of guests there is a large private parking area directly in front of the Hotel. The large choice below of activities will keep visitors busy as they learn about the fascinating culture and history of the region, or perhaps practice one of their favorite sports. This is an ideal base to explore the beautiful district of the Alentejo. It is a must for lovers of castles and historic battlefields that reflect the past glories of Portugal.

Best Western Hotel Santa Clara - ÉvoraBest Western Hotel Santa Clara – Évora
The Best Western Hotel Santa Clara is situated in the City Historic Center, 100 m far from «Praça do Giraldo», close to the Santa Clara Conventry. Its decoration tapestry, pyrogravure and water-colors will offer you the Real Welcoming Style of Alentejo. With bedrooms with full bath, direct telephone, color TV, air conditioning, buffet breakfast, room service, laundry service, the Hotel offer you the required service and comfort. To improve our hosts comfort, we are refurbishing the Hotel Santa Clara. The works were concluded at March 2005.

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