|Description||The Convento do Espinheiro Heritage Hotel & Spa is a whitewashed, converted 15th century convent, situated three kilometres from the World Heritage site of Evora city centre. The 59 air conditioned guestrooms feature traditional style decor. All offer minibars, wireless Internet access, LCD plasma satellite television with pay movies, multi line phones with voicemail, and safes. Bathrooms have baths, showers, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.|
There is a choice of dining options, including: the Divinus gourmet restaurant located in the old wine cellar, the Pulpitus Bar set in the monks' old kitchen, and the Arcada Restaurant situated in the convent's tranquil cloisters. Guests can enjoy a range of massage treatments, take a dip in the indoor pool, and relax in the Turkish bath and sauna. Multilingual staff provide welcome drinks at check in, and can assist with free transfers to the city centre, currency exchange and 24 hour room service. Business guests can use conference facilities, meeting rooms and secretarial services, while children can join the kids' club with supervised activities. Valet parking is available for those arriving by car, and there are porters to help with luggage. The hotel is well placed to explore the surrounding area; the Sé de Évora cathedral and Évora Museum are both 2.5 kilometres away, and it is 40 kilometres to the traditional villages of Arrailos and Estremoz. Lisbon Portela International Airport is 136 kilometres from the hotel, around 75 minutes by car.