1. Spa rooms include a hydrotherapy bathtub which offer complete rejuvenation of the body and mind.
2. Take a stroll in the perfectly manicured botanical garden of the hotel post meals.
3. The hotel has a library that houses thousands of ancient books.
4. The hotel has a golf driving range and a 9-hole course.
5. Take a plunge into the swimming pool to cool off your body on a hot day.
This iconic 5-star hotel is located in a historic medieval palace in Coimbra, Portugal.
The nearest airport to the property is the Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport which is about 131kms away and takes a little less than one and a half hours to reach it by car.
Popular landmarks to visit during your stay at the hotel are the Old Cathedral of Coimbra (built-in 1162 and one of the most characteristic monuments of Romanesque architecture), Portugal dos Pequenitos (a theme park with a miniature global village and costume museum), and Biblioteca Joanina (Baroque university library with an ornate interior, ceiling frescoes and was built in the 18th century).
The luxurious property houses elegantly appointed rooms and suites, a library, restaurants and bar, a swimming pool, and 12 acres of lush green garden.
The library at the hotel is covered with panels of exotic wood and is home to thousands of ancient books. The freshwater swimming pool is gigantic and clean with sunbeds lined by the poolside. The garden has a gamut of rare and large trees.
Garden Room is equipped with two twin beds, a minibar, a flat-screen TV, a phone, and a safe.
Palace Room is equipped with a double bed or twin beds, a bathroom with a bathtub, a minibar, a safe, and a TV. Some rooms have wooden floors while some are carpeted.
Deluxe Room is equipped with a double bed or two twin beds, a terrace or balcony, a safe, a minibar, a flat-screen TV, and a bathroom with a bathtub.
Spa Room features a double bed, a balcony offering stunning views of Coimbra or the botanical gardens, a flat-screen TV, a fully replenished minibar, a safe, tea facilities, direct access to a spa area which includes an indoor pool, a massage room, and a fitness area.
Suites at the hotel feature a double bed, a living room, direct access to the spa area, a minibar, a TV, and a bathroom with bathtub.
Grand Suite comes with a double bed, a living room, a small balcony with spectacular views, a TV, a minibar and a safe.
Pedro & Ines Suite is divided into two floors where the lower one features the living room and bathroom while the upper floor features the bedroom which has a double bed.
King’s Suite features a double bed, a living room separated from the bedroom, a terrace where you can unwind and relax, a minibar, a safe, a TV and access to a spa area.
An array of facilities are offered by the hotel to the guests like a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi, concierge service to help you plan a good itinerary, special diet menus, terrace, garden, a swimming pool, a spa, and wellness center, babysitting/child services, Children television networks, facilities for differently-abled guests like an emergency cord in the bathroom, lower bathroom sink, toilet with grab rails, wheelchair accessible, non-smoking rooms, car hire, family rooms, business center, meeting/banquet facilities, laundry service, dry cleaning service, a fitness center, on-site coffee house, and kid meals.
Arcadas Restaurant is the hotel’s gourmet restaurant that creates delectable dishes using aromatic herbs from the chef’s garden, as well as oranges, lemons, and avocados from the orchard.
Pedro & Ines Restaurant offers a more casual vibe and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Gastrobar Arcadas is where you can find mouth-watering delicacies and classic wines to pair your food with.
Head to the spa and wellness center for beauty treatments and a relaxing massage.
Mini golf, horse riding, and canoeing are offered by the hotel to all the guests.