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Evora: Convento Do Espinheiro Hotel and Spa

Phone: 351.266.788200
www.starwoodhotels.com

Reviewed by: CVH128 from VA, review #2387

When: September 2008

Peaceful countryside setting in restored convent. {5 stars}

Westin and The Luxury Collection have done a wonderful job here.

You are met at reception with a small glass of port. There are indoor and outdoor pools with spa services. Bed was excellent and bathroom spacious. The room was up to Westin standards and had a small terrace.

The first night was a wine tasting with a local vinter. A Fado singer performs once a week in the restaurant.

Breakfast could be taken outside in the former cloisters.

The hotel was a pleasant retreat after a long day of sightseeing. It's about 4 miles outside the Evora city walls, but was a quick and easy trip to the city for dinner. There are several free lots just outside the city walls so parking was never a problem.

Only nit to pick is that the restaurant food was mediocre and expensive the night we went to hear the Fado.

I stayed with a combination rate of Starwood points and dollars, an excellent value for such luxury.

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