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Hotel da Oliveira

At a Glance

    Pros

  • charming historical building
  • picturesque central location
  • free parking and Wi-Fi

    Cons

  • no exercise facilities

Hotel da Oliveira Review

Town houses that date from the 16th and 17th centuries were remodeled to create this stylish hotel in the historic city center. Formerly a government-run pousada, the property reopened in summer 2013 as a swanky, modern hotel with historic touches. Each room has a different theme related to Guimarães history and is adorned with old maps and art—as well as flat-screen TVs. The reception desk is built from stacks of antique books salvaged from an adjacent library. Service is courteous and efficient, and guest rooms are amazingly silent, with double-glazed floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a busy square with nightlife. There's a family games room, while outdoor activities such as golf, shooting, and horse riding can be arranged. The excellent restaurant, Hool, serves up Portuguese traditional cuisine, paired with a superb wine list.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Largo de Oliveira, Rua de Santa Maria, Guimarães, 4800-443
  • Phone: 253/514157; 253/519390
  • Website:
  • Location: Guimarães

    Hotel Details

  • 13 rooms, 7 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 11-08-2013

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