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  • Hotel Convento D’Alter

    Beautifully restored 16th Century Convent

    Description

    Originally a Franciscan Convent built at the end of the 16th Century, it was recently restored to very high standards maintaining its splendour and many original features including the Chapel. It is now a very comfortable 4 star hotel equipped with all modern facilities and services.

    Hotel Convento D’Alter is situated in a picturesque village in Northern Alentejo and enjoys views of Alter do Chao and the nearby Castle overlooking the village. It is also very well located, only 60 kilometers from the Spanish border and 2 hours drive from Lisbon approximately.

    The air conditioned bedrooms, furnished in the traditional style, are comfortable, spacious and bright. The hotel offers superior and standard accommodation comprising 18 double and 12 twin rooms. Some bedrooms have four-poster beds and balconies with panoramic views of the beautiful and dramatic Alentejo countryside. All bedrooms have private bathroom, LCD television, Cable TV, direct dial telephone, mini bar, safe and hair dryer.

    A great place to cool down in the hot Alentejo summers is the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool with sun-lounger terrace. The swimming pools are suitable for adults and children and enjoy beautiful panoramic views over the countryside.

    There is also a very comfortable lounge, reading room, games room and indoor play area. The beautiful patio, in the cloistered area, is the ideal place to enjoy the famous local wines, Borba, Redondo or Reguengos de Monsaraz. While in the area, take the opportunity to visit some of the estates producing these fine wines.

    This region is famous for its cuisine and the hotel’s ‘Awarded’ restaurant, recommended by Michelin guide, serves regional dishes using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Other facilities include bar, lift, 24 hour front desk, free wifi , gift shop, laundry service, luggage storage and free private parking is possible locally.

    This hotel is also suitable for weddings, banquets, meetings and conferences. Events can also be held in the covered, cloistered area.

    There are many interesting places to visit locally, the 5 towered Castle-residence dominating the town’s centre, the elegant Alamo Palace, the Fountains and the Santo Antonio Church. Guests of the Hotel can also rent bicycles and local activities include fishing, horse riding, and hiking.

    Pets are not allowed.

    Hotel Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Outdoor pool for adults and children
    • Terrace
    • Free internet access
    • Business Centre
    • 24h reception
    • Room service
    • Laundry service

    Activities Nearby

    • Historic villages
    • Horse riding
    • Crato water park
    • Jeep tours
    • Country walks
    • Fishing
    • Biird watching
    • Wine tasting

    Other Information

    • Lisbon airport is 164 kms
    • 17th Century Convent
    • Stunning wedding location
    • Conference facilities

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    Hotel Facilities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Outdoor pool for adults and children
    • Terrace
    • Free internet access
    • Business Centre
    • 24h reception
    • Room service
    • Laundry service
    Activities Nearby
    • Historic villages
    • Horse riding
    • Crato water park
    • Jeep tours
    • Country walks
    • Fishing
    • Biird watching
    • Wine tasting

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    1 Jan to 27 Dec 2017
    Rates in  EUR
    1 Jan to 31 Mar 2017
    1 to 13 Apr 2017
    17 Apr to 30 Jun 2017
    1 to 31 Oct 2017
    14 to 16 Apr 2017
    1 Jul to 30 Sep 2017
    28 to 31 Dec 2017
    Standard room 60 70 90
    Superior room 67.50 80 100
    Extra bed 20 20 20
    Extra bed – 4 to 10 years old 10 10 10
    Please note


    - Prices are per night for 2 persons sharing a double room and include breakfast and taxes 
    - Prices are valid until 29 December 2016 – they are subject to change without prior notice 
    - Cancellations – 1st night will be charged if the reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival (special promotions may have different cancellation policies) 
    - No show – the whole stay will be charged

    Location/Directions

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    Address: 
    Rua de Santo António nº 23
    7440 – 059 Alter do Chão Alentejo

    Surrounding area: 

    • Coudelaria de Alter do Chão (4 kms): Created by order of king D. Joao V in 1748, to prepare horses for the royal riding school, it occupies eight hundred hectares of wonderful countryside, dedicated to the nobility of the Lusitanian horse.
    • Marvao (48 kms): Unforgettable village located on the highest crest of the Serra de Sao Mamede. The views to the surrounding region are breathtaking, in particular from the top of the castle´s high keep. Besides the castle and the its walls, Marvao’s architectural heritage includes the Igreja de Santa Maria, the Igreja de Santiago, the Renaissance Capela do Espirito Santo and the Convento de Nossa Senhora da Estrela.
    • Borba (59 kms): This town is most famous for its locally produced wine which is often considered the best in Portugal.
    • Evora (88 kms): A UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its well-preserved old town centre. It is partially enclosed by medieval walls and has a Roman temple and many monuments from various historical periods.