Quinta das Lagrimas, Coimbra
|Rua António Augusto Gonçalves, 3041-901, Coimbra, Coimbra, Centre of Portugal, PORTUGAL.|
Description: Quinta das LagrimasStanding in huge grounds on the outskirts of Coimbra, Quinta das Lagrimas is set in a magnificently restored 18th century palace, reputedly built on the site of the tragic 14th century love story between Prince Pedro and Inês de Castro. This luxury boutique hotel offers exclusive accommodation and fine dining in a splendid historic setting.
Ideal for relaxing visits to this beautiful city, Quinta das Lagrimas is just a few steps away from the Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, while the historic centre of Coimbra, with its two cathedrals, the university and the fabulous Joanina library, is a twenty minute walk across the river. Guests can choose from rooms in the magnificent 18th-century palace, the charming Garden residence or the avant-garde modernity of the Spa building. Exclusive on-site facilities include a nine-hole pitch-and-putt course, a driving range, a lake, and two large swimming pools. For total relaxation after busy days sightseeing, the Bamboo Garden Spa boasts a heated indoor pool, a Turkish Bath, Sauna, and a fully equipped fitness room. A wide range of massages and treatments can also be arranged.
Quinta das Lagrimas is also host to a fine Michelin-starred restaurant, the Arcadas da Cappella, where delicious market cuisine is skilfully married with seasonal ingredients grown in the estate's gardens.
Type of rooms: Quinta das LagrimasGarden Room:
These rooms are located in the Garden Wing and provide peace and tranquility with direct access to the botanical garden. The rooms have twin or king-size beds, free WiFi and air-conditioning. Room size 22 sq m.
Located in the Spa Wing, these rooms boast stunning views of Coimbra or the Botanical Garden. It features a large veranda and a private bathroom with a hydrotherapy bathtub. One extra bed available. Room size 25 sq m.
These spacious, individually decorated rooms are located in the original Palace, with a romantic atmosphere and garden views. One extra bed is available in these rooms. Room size 27 sq m.
Deluxe Double Room:
This air-conditioned room features a cable TV, a telephone and minibar. Each has a private bathroom with a shower, toilet and free toiletries. One large double bed or two single beds. Room size 30 sq m.
This large air-conditioned suite features a cable TV, a telephone and mini-bar. Each has a private bathroom with a shower, toilet and complimentary toiletries. One large double bed. Room size 40 sq m.
All rooms and suites feature: air-conditioning and heating, flat-screen satellite TV, direct-dial telephone, mini-bar, safe, en-suite bathroom with bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries, free Wi-Fi.
Additional information: Quinta das Lagrimas
Transfers and shuttles can be arranged on prior request. There is no public transportation services e.g. buses from Coimbra city center (train station) to this hotel.
Full concierge services are available.
Number of rooms: 52
Official category: 4 stars.
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club.
How to get here: Taxi or ask for driving instructions.
GPS Coordinates: 40° 11' 53.68'' N 8° 26' 0.91'' W
Nearest airport: Porto Airport - 132 km.