This majestic hotel located near to the historical centre of Guimarães, set on a hill overlooking the city, stands in the XII Century Augustin Monastery which received the National Architectural Prize in 1985 after being rebuilt and restored. Guests will marvel at the Penha Park, the gardens, the interior courtyards with their granite fountains, the rich Portuguese glazed tiles, the cloisters, the balconies and terraces over the city, as well as the magnificent cuisine and wines, all of which will make guests wish they could stay even longer. The hotel comprises a total of 49 rooms and 2 suites, and also offers a restaurant and a children's playground.
The hotel is situated only 3 km from Guimarães (Sta Marinha), and is also not far from Amares (36 km), Pousadas Geres (41 km) and Marão (55 km). Some interesting places to visit include Guimarães Castle, Dukes of Bragança Palace, the Alberto Sampaio Museum, Penha hill, São Miguel Church (Romanesque style), Nossa Sra. da Oliveira Church, São Francisco Church and the Briteiros Roman Ruins.
The rooms and suites have centrally regulated air conditioning and come with an en suite bathroom, Internet access, double bed, cable TV, minibar, hairdryer, locker, dressing gowns, direct dial telephone, a balcony or terrace and attractive landscaped surroundings.
The hotel offers leisure facilities such as a swimming pool and family games. Activities outside the hotel include mountain biking, a shooting range, a golf course, paintball, four-wheel driving, horse riding and country walks.
The specialty restaurant menu offers fried shrimps and mushrooms with olive oil and garlic, cod topped with cornbread, kid stew and rich egg and sugar cake with almonds.
Cash, Credit Card or Deposit are accepted as a method of payments.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV