This is a very lovely boutique hotel and the rooms are spacious overlooking the mountains. It is rather difficult to find, but the hotel staff were very helpful and guided us into the town at night. It is very centrally located and is within an hour to two hours of spectacular sites of historical and natural significance. The restaurant was fantastic and the service impeccable.
This was a good hotel, almost new, in excellent condition, Excellent breakfast & evening meal, free internet (worth taking an ethernet cable, they lent me one but they might run out if busy) Staff were friendly and helpful. There is plenty of parking (free) There is a beach perhaps 15 km away, but not much else in the area as far as I could see. Minibar prices seemed to be the same as the hotel bar, (for beer at least)
There is a fire station next door & a petrol station across the road, and a Lidl supermarket. It is that part of town!
Trevor from London
Located in the heart of Cantanhede and surrounded by Coimbra, Aveiro and Figueira da Foz, the Marialva Park Hotel has 64 …More
Overall a very good hostel - certainly some of the best showers I've have had in a hostel. Bathroom a bit of a walk from the dormitory (across the stairwell and past the kitchen). Good location - not that noisy (if you close the windows) seeing as it's located right next to university and was at the start of the new academic year. Great time - would certainly stay again if I went back to Coimbra
We stayed at Riversuites for one night and it was fine - the location is great and very close to the center and the staff is very nice and willing to help and took our luggage to the room. However, there were some little things that weren't so great - the parking place is a bit far, the room is small and the bed is very hard. The bathroom is very very small and we had to go up with three suitcases to the second floor without an elevator. The breakfast is poor and unsatisfying. I guess it's a 50/50 recommendation.
The front desk staff were a bit stiff, but helpful with whatever you asked of them. The breakfast room lady was the real sweetheart, always smiling. Architecturally and historically, it is a really interesting place. There is so much of it that has survived from the days when staying at a swank hotel was a signifier of social standing - and therein lies its charm.
Quintal is a 'farm' hotel near Lousa. The main farmbuildings are 18th century, but they are wonderfully restored and the hotel offers a very pleasant experience. The hotel is impeccably clean. The grounds are really well kept. The breakfast is great and the owners go out of their way to make your stay special (with little things like fresh fruit or cake in your room). The children loved the swimming pool and the chickens. Actually, I had only one minor point: the bed in my room was very romantic but not very comfortable! The beds in the room of my children seemed fine, so it probably was just bad luck.
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