Hotels in Guimarães, Portugal
There are several hotels in Guimarães that meet all the demands required even by the most demanding visitor. Here are a few good examples.
Even though Guimarães isn’t part of the top tourist destinations in Portugal it surely is worthy of a visit.
Besides being set within a magnificent natural scenery, Guimarães – nicknamed the birthplace of Portugal has it was from here that Afonso Henriques initiated the conquest of today’s Portuguese territory – embodies the Portuguese identity and offers history at every corner, especially in its magnificent historical centre; however, if you think you are going to find a city stuck in the past, you couldn’t be more far from the reason as in Guimarães tradition goes hand-in-hand with modernity and innovation.
Great hotels in Guimarães
This year, Guimarães has an extra appeal for visitors: the city was elected 2012 European Capital of Culture. For those who are thinking about taking the opportunity to discover one of the most charming Portuguese cities and have doubts on what concerns lodging, let me provide you a list of some the existing hotels in Guimarães:
Casa de Sezim
Phone: +351 253 523 000
A crested manor presenting a XVIII century façade by arch, located 4 km’s southwest Guimarães. Besides the beauty of the landscape that surrounds it, Casa de Sezim is also known by its famous white wines as well as its XVIII century panoramic Wallpapers.
Address: Agrelos – Paraíso – Pevidém
Phone: +351 253 535 468
Clube Paraíso, a four star tourist facility, was born from an old rural farmhouse with its typical houses in granite to offer a group of spaces comprising holiday apartments, restaurant, pool, meeting room and banquet room along with top quality services.
Hotel de Guimarães
Address: Rua Eduardo Manuel de Almeida
Phone: +351 253424800
It is a four star hotel which combines a whole atmosphere of modernity and excellence in a building with a modern and appealing architecture, fully integrated into the city center of Guimarães, bordering the historic center which is classified as World Heritage.
Hotel Mestre de Avis
Address: Rua D. João I 40, S. Paio
Phone: 253 422 770
For being ideally situated in the historic centre of Guimarães, this hotel is just a short walk away from the most iconic places of the city.
Pousada de Guimarães – Nossa Senhora da Oliveira
Address: Rua de Santa Maria
Phone: (+351) 253 514 157
The Pousada de Guimarães, Nossa Sra. da Oliveira is located in the medieval historical centre of Guimarães, within a secular private manor house that was adapted to offers all the comfort of modern amenities, while maintaining the charm and privacy characteristics.
Pousada de Guimarães – Santa Marinha
Address: Largo Domingos Leite de Castro
Lugar da Costa
Phone: +351 253 511 249
This amazing Pousada de Guimarães – Santa Marinha is situated near the historical centre of Guimarães, on a former XII Century Augustin Monastery, which after being rebuilt and restored, received the National Architectural Prize in 1985.
Quinta de Corujeiras
Address: Vila Nova das Infantas – Corujeira
4810 – 690 Guimarães
Phone: + 351 253 541 135
Situated in half way the Penha Mountain Quinta das Corujeiras, an ancient property with 60 hectares, offers an amazing view of the valley.
Quinta do Carvalho
Address: Rua do Paraíso, 99
4835-612 Selho, São Jorge
Phone: +351 914950402
For those who enjoy the tranquility of the rural life, Quinta do Carvalho is a magnificent option due to its privileged atmosphere.