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Preserved history of Braga: long-standing and historical hotels

Hotel Bracara Augusta Photo of Hotel Bracara Augusta, Braga (Minho) In the heart of the city's historic district, you will find top-rated Hotel Bracara Augusta . A stone building housing the luxury hotel dates back to the 14th century, and even hundreds of years later it has retained many original decoration elements. Today, its chic hall with a high stone ceiling and columns is reserved for a restaurant, and in the patio, you can see fragments of surviving stone structures. Noble parquet flooring and strict dark-wood furniture in the rooms, fragments of pristine stone walls and works of art represented throughout the building help to create a unique historical situation in the hotel.
Hotel Dona Sofia Hotel Dona Sofia located near the Cathedral of Braga is not deprived by the historical charm as well. The hotel occupies another spectacular historic building with a well-preserved finish, its interior is based on the most beautiful national traditions. On the floor and walls, you can see luxurious handmade carpets, in the rooms and public areas, there are paintings by outstanding contemporary artists. Special attention should be paid to a solemnly decorated restaurant with its hall featuring luxurious antique furniture, light fabrics and, fresh flowers.
Hotel Sao Nicolau Hotel Sao Nicolau occupies a classic modern building. Its interior is also designed in accordance with the traditions of past centuries. The rooms are beautifully decorated in wood and marble and the walls are adorned with genuine paintings and hand-painted tiles. On the ground floor there is a cozy restaurant with panoramic windows. Its hall is decorated with massive wooden furniture and colorful national-style paintings.
Golden Tulip Braga Hotel & Spa is extremely popular among couples visiting Braga. It occupies an 18th-century convent building and houses a luxury spa. Romantic couples staying here are … Open
Among Braga's hostels, we can also highlight the ones attracting travelers with an incomparable historic setting. For example, Bracarahostel housed in a beautiful historic building. At the entrance, you will notice a massive wooden stained-glass door. The ancient building has preserved a spiral staircase with high wooden handrails, as well as partially restored walls. All rooms in the hostel have very beautiful antique furniture made of natural wood. The windows still have wooden shutters and beamed ceilings can still be seen in every room. Such a cute atmosphere is complemented by the variety of interesting paintings, statuettes and designer national-style decorations.
Portuguez Inn Photo of Portuguez Inn, Braga Travelers who prefer staying in private villas will surely appreciate Portuguez Inn . They will have a chance to spend a few days in a house built in the 18th century with the use of accessories belonging to different time periods, In the picturesque villa you can also see beautiful antique furniture as well as antique tableware and unique paintings. Decor items also include quite unusual ones - an old bicycle fixed to the wall, old telephones and miniature black and white TVs.
Satelite Photo of Satelite, Braga Satelite is distinguished by a unique atmosphere of national charm as well. It occupies a nice national-style building surrounded by a small terrace with stone flowerpots. The situation in the rooms is simple and incredibly cozy, complemented with massive wooden furniture and fabrics of pastel shades. Antique dressers and bedside tables decorated with carvings, miniature table lamps, and pictures in wooden frames create the atmosphere of the past centuries in the rooms. The hotel houses a great national restaurant, which serves pork and cod according to old recipes.
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Preferred to Open 9 New Hotels in 2022

In September 2022, the Sommerro hotel in Oslo will start operating in a carefully restored 1930s Art Deco building. This building is a true landmark of Frogner, a historic neighborhood of the Norwegian capital. A multi-million-dollar renovation carefully turned the largest preservation project in Norway into a modern hotel with 231 rooms, including 56 residences. Preferred will open five more hotels in 2022, namely, The Wall Street Hotel in New York, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences on Singer Island (Florida, the US), TOA Hotel & Spa in Zanzibar, Pendry hotel in Washington, and Pendry Park City hotel in Utah. Read this


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