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Preserved history of Guimaraes: long-standing and historical hotels

Guimaraes Casa do Ribeiro An essential feature of the hotel infrastructure of Guimaraes is the variety of historical hotels, each of which is unique. There is a country house called Casa do Ribeiro situated in the picturesque area of ​​Selho. It is a priceless architectural monument that has hundreds of historical artifacts hidden within its walls. The villa was built in the year 1688, and a unique painted mural with frescoes in its living room managed to be preserved. The hotel has three rooms each of which is furnished with priceless antique furniture. Furthermore, the rooms are decorated with antique carpets, portraits of the former owners of the villa, antique vases, and utensils, as well as crystal chandeliers and accessories made from precious metals.
Guimaraes Studios Lounge Another unique establishment is a modern hotel called Guimaraes Studios Lounge , situated in the central area of ​​the city. Despite the fact that modern designers worked on putting the interior of the hotel together, it is still of great historical value. The hotel was founded in a restored 19th-century building and has 11 unique rooms. In some rooms, the original ceilings with beautiful stucco molding were preserved, while in others you can see parts of the city walls that were built as far back as the 13th century. In a classy hall whose ceiling is decorated with ancient frescoes, you will find today a cozy bar. One of the main secrets of the hotel is the ancient well preserved within its walls. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Pousada Mosteiro de Guimaraes The beautiful building of the former Augustinian monastery was chosen as the location of the Pousada Mosteiro de Guimaraes which was founded in the 12th century. Its scenery is also full of historical luxury; the building has both stone and wooden poles, skillful painting on the walls and ceiling, all preserved. The historic furniture and old carpets help lay emphasis on the atmosphere. A charming courtyard with galleries and a small landscaped garden were safeguarded in the building too.
Hotel da Penha Photo of Hotel da Penha, Guimarães In one of the most picturesque areas of the city is located the Hotel da Penha . The lodge has a setting that surpasses that of many historical museums in the world. In an attractive historical building, it was possible to restore the old finish made from noble wood, which by the way forms the basis of its aristocratic interior. The rooms of the hotel, as well as its public areas, present a rich collection of antique furniture, paintings, and sculptures. In the living room, you can see a huge medieval-style chandelier. It should also be pointed out that during the warm season guests have the opportunity to relax in the hotel’s picturesque garden.
The Calvos area has an attractive guesthouse offered to travelers, talking about the Quinta De Cima De Eiriz. Six of its cozy, specially designed rooms have been set up in a beautiful stone house that is over 300 years old. For several centuries, the appearance of the stone building has remained unchanged, and it was possible to restore the original interiors. You can see beautiful carpets and handmade wooden furniture just about everywhere. There are also ancient paintings on display on the stone walls.
Casa de Sezim Photo of Casa de Sezim, Guimarães A vacation in the hotel Casa de Sezim , promises to be a fascinating and unique one. Eight of its rooms were equipped in the building of an old winery. The hotel also houses romantic rooms decorated with exceptional 19th-century French wallpapers and containing antique furniture. In addition to comfortable rooms, guests have access to a beautiful lounge with a fireplace, which displays a rich collection of paintings and ancient statuettes. For many years, the unique historic hotel has remained a permanent venue for tastings of elite wines and hosting other thematic events related to the culture of winemaking.
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A 16th Century Palace in Lucca to be Turned into a Hotel

Autograph Collection Hotels, a luxury brand that is a part of Marriott International, will soon add one more exclusive hotel to its portfolio. This time this will be a hotel in Lucca, a charming Italian city. Grand Universe Lucca is open in a 16th-century palazzo. This luxury boutique hotel will have 55 guestrooms and nine one-of-a-kind suites. As an Autograph Collection hotel, the property will embrace all signature features of the brand such as design, craft, and uniqueness. Read this

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