Experience a bit of true Portugal history and a bit of Luis de Camões writings. There you can check the history of the "Dead Queen" and the fountains of Love and Tears.
The property is steeped in history, translates estate of tears. Once inside the rooms are beautiful, old shutters keep the light away and heat in the summer, furnished to a high degree, beds are really comfortable. Grounds are a pleasure to investigate. I liked the history which goes with the hotel. I bought the book. Staff were pleasant and friendly.
Garden of Tears, A very romantic site and a MUST to visit - stage of the most well-known Portuguese love story. Just up the street from Santa a Clara a Velha (now in ruins, to visit). it was the lovers residential place. Quinta das Lágrimas, where Peter and Inês secretly met, Inês Fountains A love story becomes great because of... 更多
Had an issue with our room but manager came to the rescue and moved us to a wonderful room as it was our anniversary. I would not stay in the spa section if you are offered that option. Beautiful pool, (tho a little chilly- just wishful thinking for Oct. Garden and love story of Ines and Pedro were a highlight.... 更多
To clarify, there are two quintas that can be reviewed. The hotel and the grounds in back of the hotel which can be visited separately for 2.50 euro. This review the latter. I was looking for a cool space to kill some time on a hot day while waiting for an evening train. Sadly this really wasn't an answer. There... 更多
Lobby and restaurants are lovely. Our room was in the new wing which was fine - clean, good bathroom, small lanai. Not quite as charming as I had hoped for.
Beautiful property, very weel maintained. Its restaurant ARcadas is weel reputed, but we have ot tried it. The service is very curteous. We stayed in room 11 ( or 12?), spacious and imaculately clean, with views to the botanical garden. Braekfast was very good we had it in the garden.The property is within walking distance from town, just cross the... 更多
We just love this amazing hotel and restaurant so much, we cannot keep away ! And hence the plurality of reviews we like to share about it. When reading other reviews that paint a negative side, I am really at a loss to see where they come from. We have always found all the staff to be extremely pleasant, efficient... 更多