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When you get here, you must visit the convent (for monks) with its statues and carved altars... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
JTL07825
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Blairstown, New Jersey
Gardens of the Santa Marinha da Costa Monastery

This extensive gardens, hiking paths, stone step walkways, ponds from another era, is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
filebay
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Richmond Hill
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18 Oct 2017
“a must see”
23 Sep 2017
“Gardens of the Santa Marinha da Costa Monastery”
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

When you get here, you must visit the convent (for monks) with its statues and carved altars throughout.

Thank JTL07825
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This extensive gardens, hiking paths, stone step walkways, ponds from another era, is absolutely breathtaking. This was located behind the Pousada Mosteiro de Guimaraes that we stayed in. We decided to take a look after breakfast. The stone steps and sculptures and fountains/ponds are as...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Beautiful place to stay! Historical, brilliant free wifi! Pool and beautiful gardens. Only 30km from Porto Airport. Ikm from Guimaraes town centre

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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Stayed here for two nights, and the staff were just excellent, the food in the restaurant was really good too. As was breakfast we asked for a pot of tea and it came promptly and was boiling hot, not something that happens everywhere. But what...More

Thank carol c
Reviewed 10 November 2016

From the moment you arrive at this historical building you are immersed in wonderful and interesting sights. The large rooms which you have to pass through to reach the bedrooms are very interesting and are filled with old paintings and furniture. There is a lovely...More

Thank john F
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stayed in one of the two suites here, both of which are on the first floor with views out of the front of the Pousada, down over Guimaraes. Great room, everything a little frayed and worn and old fashioned, but really as you would...More

Thank tomalby
Reviewed 2 July 2016

A imposing building set on the hillside overlooking Guimaraes with extensive gardens. It now serves as a Pousada though the rooms in these residential/amenity areas still retain many of the features of the convent life ( as well as modern day trappings such as a...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2015

It's a beautiful place with a magnificent view over Guimaraes. The church is well preserved. The woods in the back are well worth to visit too.

Thank LeonelSimoes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I liked the convent itself but the new rooms lacked charm. You could choose the old rooms with no wifi or the new rooms with wifi. The convent feels cold compared to other pousadas. The old world charm of the place is there but there...More

Thank lisafrique
Reviewed 22 June 2015

The rooms are not very spacious, but the public spaces of this pousada are beautiful. Ask for a room with views on the city. Nice swimmingpool and beautiful gardens. You van walk to the city within 15 minutes. The way back takes a little longer.

Thank AmsterdamEnjoyer
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