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Convento de Alpendurada

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  • Excellent24%
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  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
12 Dec 2017
“Dinner in the medieval monastery”
18 Sep 2016
“Excellent dinner and fado show”
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Alpendurada Monastery had been established in the 13th century but later turned into a luxury hotel cum restaurant few years ago. It was now still enjoyed to have beautiful views of the river valley from the terraces. Our cruise trip included a charming dinner in...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

5* Alpendurado Benedictine Monastery Alpendurado e Mateos Not far from Bitters, on the Douro River Have dinner and fado show that is very good The food was delicious The wine flows Very nice experience

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

This hotel / restaurant is very nice and well maintained. You can stay it the rooms that used to be the monks. The food was good and the drinks OK. The views from outside down the valley are spectacular. Enjoyed the evening

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Had a very special evening enjoying a good dinner at this extraordinary building which is now a Hotel but still retains much of its original Romanesque and medieval architecture. The views from here are amazing as it is so high up. The original monks cell...More

Thank cmjm10
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We visited as part of a large group for dinner. The convent has been beautifully restored and furnished and the views are lovely. However, despite the copious wine, the meal was rather mundane and uninspired!

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The history is available on some documents posted on the web, but I cannot include links in my answer. The rooms that I saw were not good. I saw three and they all were small, with old furniture and smelling musty. Bathrooms... More
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"I did not stay the night but sure all rooms would be great"
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"Take warm clothes"
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"We had a look in one of the rooms and it looked very like you would expect a nun or monk to sleep in. Not for..."
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