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Top Coimbra Historic Hotels

The Luggage Hostel & Suites
2 out of 5
Rua Antero de Quental, N125, Coimbra
The price is $70 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (158 reviews)

"Excellent views of Coimbra from the breakfast room, the terrace and my room."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2019

The Luggage Hostel & Suites
Quinta Das Lagrimas
5 out of 5
Rua Antonio Augusto Goncalves, Beira Litoral, Coimbra
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The price is $133 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (574 reviews)

"Old but expected, just coukd be more eclectic the midern oarts are still from the 80s, service wonderful and gardens stunning"…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Quinta Das Lagrimas
Vila Galé Coimbra
4 out of 5
Rua Abel Dias Urbano, 20, Coimbra
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The price is $102 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (696 reviews)
Very nice stay

"It was perfect...the room was very nice and bib with comfortable amenities. Good breakfast, lots of choices for everyone."…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Vila Galé Coimbra
Hotel Dona Inês
Rua Abel Dias Urbano, 12, Coimbra
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The price is $78 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (896 reviews)
Good Choice

"We were warmly welcomed at reception and check-in was very smooth. The breakfast really exceeded our expectations. We were expecting a cold buffet but there was so much to choose from hot and cold. It was a good choice for our one-night stay."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Hotel Dona Inês
Riversuites
Avenida João das Regras 82, Coimbra
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The price is $66 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (520 reviews)

"Comfortable room of a good size with a very tiny bathroom. Good location with restaurants just 2 minutes away."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Riversuites
Hotel Oslo Coimbra
3 out of 5
Av. Fernão de Magalhães, 25, Coimbra
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The price is $95 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (992 reviews)
Loved our stay!!!

"We loved the balcony on the top floor. Views were beautiful!!! Very friendly and helpful staff. Perfect location."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Hotel Oslo Coimbra
Coimbra Vintage Lofts
3 out of 5
Rua Simão de Évora, 11, Coimbra
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The price is $73 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (81 reviews)
Great location close to everything

"Easy walk to most sites."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Coimbra Vintage Lofts
Hotel Domus
1 out of 5
Rua Adelino Veiga, n.º 62, Coimbra
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The price is $58 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (111 reviews)
Tom

"Very good location. Front desk people are nice and helpful. Room is adequate with the price we paid."…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Hotel Domus
Serenata Hostel Coimbra
2 out of 5
Largo Da Se Velha 21-23, Coimbra
The price is $45 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (244 reviews)

"Loved the option of a private room with en suite bathroom. The halls were a bit noisy from younger travelers in group rooms, but room itself and breakfast were nice. Very centrally located."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Serenata Hostel Coimbra
ibis Coimbra Centro
2 out of 5
Avenida Emidio Navarro 70, Edificio Topazio, Coimbra
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The price is $59 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (923 reviews)

"Noise from street below. Fan was not working so window had to remain closed. Therefore no real air circulation. The bed was extremely comfortable. The best we have slept on here in Portugal."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

ibis Coimbra Centro
Tivoli Coimbra
4 out of 5
Rua Joao Machado, 4/5, Coimbra
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The price is $88 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (510 reviews)

"10 minutes walk take me to the old town and very friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Tivoli Coimbra
Moderna
3 out of 5
Rua Adelino Veiga, 49, 2.º, Coimbra
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3.9/5Good! (49 reviews)
Great place to stay.

"The hotel is walking distance to all the places to visit. It is clean and newly renovated, but the room was not big. However, it has a nice balcony on which to spend time."…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2018

Moderna
WW Hostel & Suites
2 out of 5
Rua Lourenço de Almeida Azevedo, 3/4, Coimbra
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The price is $18 per night
3.8/5Good! (93 reviews)

"The noise of he street was awful. The room was fine, but too noisy. We didn’t sleep well.."…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

WW Hostel & Suites
Hotel Astoria
3 out of 5
Avenida Emidio Navarro 21, Coimbra
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The price is $78 per night
3.7/5Good! (605 reviews)

"The hotel is like a step back in time (but with WiFi and AC!) The furniture is all original, in pristine shape, elegant lobby and dining room. The staff is friendly and attentive."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Hotel Astoria
Stay Hotel Coimbra Centro
4 out of 5
Av. Fernão de Magalhães 199, Coimbra
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The price is $62 per night
3.7/5Good! (356 reviews)

"It is quite close to everything we wanted to see and do. The room was nice and the bed was comfortable. What more can you ask for?"…"

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

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Dream On Coimbra Hostel
2 out of 5
Avenida Dom Afonso Henriques 31, Coimbra
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2.9/5 (7 reviews)
Worst place I have ever stayed

"The owner cancelled my reservation through hotels.com even though I paid her cash and stayed there. She yelled at me for making the reservation online because it costs her more money. Unfriendly, uncomfortable, cold shower."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2016

Dream On Coimbra Hostel
Hotel Avenida Coimbra
1 out of 5
Avenida Emídio Navarro 37, Coimbra
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2.5/5 (70 reviews)

"If you expect 5stars, forget it. But it’s clean, everything works and comfortable, it’s a good location and friendly helpful lady that runs it who speaks good English. What more do you want?"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2019

Hotel Avenida Coimbra
Apartamentos com Historia
Rua Corpo de Deus, N55,, Coimbra
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Coimbra

Visiting new cities can be more than just going somewhere different on your trip, it can also be about understanding the culture and history of a place. One of the best ways to get a feel for the culture of a region is to drench yourself in its history. Touring museums or landmarks is a great kick-off, but staying in a Coimbra historic hotel can send you back to another era. Get ready to pack your suitcases (you won't need a time machine) as your Coimbra famous hotel awaits.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

As soon as you walk through the doors of your Coimbra hotel, you'll be whisked back in time. With their classic charm and interesting back stories, you'll love how these historic hotels stand apart from their modern counterparts. Although these hotels are older, they have most of the up-to-date comforts that help you wind down on your trip. You will find rooms furnished with a comfortable bed, and just about everything you'll want for a marvelous getaway.

After you have spent time admiring the hotel property, you can check out the famed landmarks and art galleries to appreciate more of the area's culture. Of course, all this hopping through history will work up an appetite. Feel free to read our guest reviews for tips from fellow travelers to help make your Coimbra visit wonderful. You can also ask your hotels' concierge to recommend where the popular places to grab a cocktail or dinner in Coimbra are.

Your Coimbra Accommodation Is Ready for You

If you desire to get the most out of your Coimbra visit, staying in a vintage hotel will elevate your time spent in this historically-rich region. With Expedia having 140 of these one-of-a-kind hotels to decide from. Rates on these Coimbra historic hotels range from $18 to . You are sure to discover at a great rate. However, like the past civilizations you're investigating, these rates won't last forever. Reserve soon to get a place in one of these distinctive properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Coimbra?
On vacation in Coimbra, those interested in local history may want to plan a visit to the cathedral. And while you’re here, you can visit the college campus and scenic riverfront.
What's the best accommodation in Coimbra to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Oslo Coimbra is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and free WiFi. Santa Cruz Church is a short walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Quinta Das Lagrimas and Hotel Astoria.
How many historical hotels are there in Coimbra?
Coimbra is home to 139 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 21 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights to visit in Coimbra?
Coimbra is notable for its cathedral and landmarks like Santa Cruz Church, Biblioteca Joanina, and Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Velha. The picturesque setting of Jardim da Manga and Jardim Botanico exemplify the area’s natural beauty. Portugal dos Pequenitos is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Coimbra?
By choosing a historic hotel, you can enjoy a vacation in a building that has an officially recognized historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be transformed into a historic hotel as long as it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features can be admired in the public spaces and guestrooms of these historic hotels in Coimbra, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S., while “heritage hotel” is often used in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to emphasize the architecture and building. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Coimbra have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Guests can expect the amenities from a contemporary hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, WiFi, and more. In Coimbra, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you’re choosing a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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