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Penedo da Saudade Suites & Hostel
2 out of 5
Av Dr Marnoco e Sousa, 18 B, Coimbra
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The price is $70 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
0.77 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"Around 12 mins walk to the Universidade de Coimbra. It's on a small hill but can be reached comfortably on foot. The room layout is a little weird in which the semi-open bath/toilet is quite closed to bed. Breakfast is in a decent continental style."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Penedo da Saudade Suites & Hostel
Hostel Sé Velha
2 out of 5
Rua do Norte 11 e 13, Coimbra
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0.2 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)

"Great location, good restaurants within 5-10 mins of walking distance. Monuments right out the front door. Unfortunately our washroom smelled of sewage which was dosed with epic amounts of cleaner resulting in a headache."…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2019

Hostel Sé Velha
Serenata Hostel Coimbra
2 out of 5
Largo Da Se Velha 21-23, Coimbra
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0.19 mi from city center
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
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HI Coimbra - Pousada de Juventude
1 out of 5
Rua Dr. Henriques Seco n14, Coimbra, Central Portugal, Coimbra District
The price is $27 per night from Jan 2 to Jan 3
0.79 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)

"All common area are not heated. So it is very humid and somewhat cold. A heater is supplied for the rooms but not ingérât working condition"…"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

HI Coimbra - Pousada de Juventude
Body of God Apartments
Coimbra, Coimbra District
The price is $73 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
0.08 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
A great location and experience!

"We had a wonderful stay in Coimbra over the holiday break. Walkable to the University, shops, parks and local cuisine. We would recommend this rental to anyone looking to enjoy a historic, well maintained and furnished property."…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Body of God Apartments
Solar Antigo Charme Coimbra
Coimbra, Coimbra District
The price is $103 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
0.17 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Spiral staircase; superb setting

"We enjoyed our stay in Coimbra very much. The place was very clean, the location was great and the staff was helpful. She made a good dinner suggestion and had a fabulous meal at Sete. We enjoyed our time here. We visited the Library as well."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2019

Solar Antigo Charme Coimbra
Residencial Moeda
3 out of 5
Rua da Moeda nº81, Coimbra
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0.08 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (58 reviews)

"As condições das instalações têm boa relação qualidade/ preço. No entanto, o parqueamento de veiculos é muito condicionado junto a resindencual, sendo grande parte em parques pagos (também é opção mais segura)"…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2019

Residencial Moeda
Hotel Avenida Coimbra
1 out of 5
Avenida Emídio Navarro 37, Coimbra
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0.3 mi from city center
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
Coimbra Apartments - Casa da Moeda, T1 in the Heart of the Historic Center
The price is $73 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
0.03 mi from city center
Coimbra Apartments - Casa da Moeda, T1 in the Heart of the Historic Center
Coimbra Apartments - Large, Light-filled T1 Next to Pç. of Commerce
Sunrise Apartment: 2 Bedr / 2 Baths, Garden-terrace. Coimbra Downtown at its Best
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0.15 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Excellent!

"My wife and I stayed at Mila's apartment for six days, and are so happy that we chose this flat. The on-site parking, which goes with the flat at no additional fee, worked out great and the elevator nearby makes moving luggage up to the flat easy. The flat itself is impeccably clean and very nicely ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Sunrise Apartment: 2 Bedr / 2 Baths, Garden-terrace. Coimbra Downtown at its Best
Coimbra Apartments - Central and Quiet, Modern and Welcoming T1
The price is $73 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
0.13 mi from city center
Coimbra Apartments - Central and Quiet, Modern and Welcoming T1
Hotel Oslo Coimbra
3 out of 5
Av. Fernão de Magalhães, 25, Coimbra
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
0.17 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (988 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel is well positioned very close to the train station and next to the shops and narrow streets of the centre. There are good views from the rooftop seating area."…"

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Hotel Oslo Coimbra
Coimbra - Villa Mariana Apartment
Coimbra, Coimbra District
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2.13 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Fijne woning compleet ingericht en dicht bij uitvalswegen.

"Ruime vakantiewoning met zeer nette badkamers en alles wat je nodig hebt."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Coimbra - Villa Mariana Apartment
Guest House Infante Dom Henrique
2 out of 5
Rua Doutor Manuel Rodrigues, 43, Coimbra
The price is $25 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
0.26 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (42 reviews)

"In a historic old building, the rooms are clean and comfy, and a good size, each with it's own sink. The shared bathrooms are very clean. There is a communal, very well equipped kitchen, and a lounge / dining area, all very modern and clean. Great stylish touches of art, lampshades and furnishings. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Guest House Infante Dom Henrique
Sapientia Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Largo Augusto Hilário n9, Coimbra
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The price is $109 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
0.33 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (261 reviews)

"Really nice hotel and nice staff"…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Sapientia Boutique Hotel
FeelCoimbra Apartament Santa Cruz
3 out of 5
Rua da Moeda 18, 2, Coimbra
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0.04 mi from city center
FeelCoimbra Apartament Santa Cruz
Palácio São Silvestre - Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Largo do Terreiro, 5, São Silvestre, Coimbra
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5.63 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)

"Lovely boutique hotel. It was beyond what I expected, breakfast was great!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Palácio São Silvestre - Boutique Hotel
Riversuites
Avenida João das Regras 82, Coimbra
The price is $46 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
0.55 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (523 reviews)
Good choice to stay in Coimbra

"Hotel was great, very clean and comfortable. Everything served on the breakfast was great. There is a free parking lot very close to the hotel and Coimbra downtown is a few minutes away walking."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2020

Riversuites
Stay Hotel Coimbra Centro
4 out of 5
Av. Fernão de Magalhães 199, Coimbra
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The price is $42 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
0.2 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (357 reviews)
Centrally located, Walk to train station.

"Hotel is walking distance to train station. Even # rooms face the street and most seem to have balconies. Odd # rooms face the neighboring buildings so may be quiter. Somewhat sketcy area althiugh a few blocks in most directions leads to interesting shops, restaurants as well as historical sights. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

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Visiting Coimbra

History buffs will enjoy exploring Coimbra, and visitors give high marks for the college vibe and riverfront. This walkable city also attracts tourists with its cathedral and local tours. Top sights in the city include Santa Cruz Church, Old Cathedral of Coimbra, and Portugal dos Pequenitos. In Coimbra, there are 55 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Coimbra

Its historic sites and cathedral are notable and landmarks include Santa Cruz Church, Old Cathedral of Coimbra, and New Cathedral of Coimbra. The university setting is a highlight of the city and Coimbra University is worth a campus tour. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Portugal dos Pequenitos and Jardim da Manga.

In Coimbra, you'll find 55 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect vacation. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Guest House Santa Clara - Amenities at this 3-star guesthouse include free WiFi and concierge services. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its convenient parking and quiet location.
  • Solar Antigo Luxury Coimbra - Our customers like the helpful staff and bathrooms at this apartment. Located in Coimbra City Centre, this 3-star apartment features free WiFi and a flat-screen TV.
  • Sapientia Boutique Hotel - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Coimbra City Centre can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its local sightseeing and clean, comfortable rooms.

Getting Around Coimbra

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Coimbra Station. Coimbra might not have many public transit options so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Coimbra

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 63°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 40°F
  • From April to June, the average is 74°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 77°F during the day and 54°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 72°F as the daytime average and 41°F as the nighttime average
  • About 50.00 inches of rain falls on Coimbra each year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 76°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 41°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Coimbra?
JR Studios & Suites (Riu’s) is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and a terrace. It is located a short 5-minute walk from Portugal dos Pequenitos. Traveler reviews also recommend Palácio São Silvestre - Boutique Hotel and Guest House Santa Clara as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Coimbra, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Coimbra.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Coimbra?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Coimbra, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Coimbra?
Based on reviews, Hotel Domus is a popular 1-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and laundry facilities. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Pensão Residencial Internacional and The Luggage Hostel & Suites.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Coimbra?
Hotel Oslo Coimbra is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features free valet parking and free breakfast. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Hotel Dona Inês and Quinta Das Lagrimas. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Portugal dos Pequenitos.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Coimbra?
Vila Galé Coimbra is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and LCD TVs. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Quinta Das Lagrimas and WW Hostel & Suites.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Coimbra?
BE Flashpackers Hostel is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and a library for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet’s trip include ibis Coimbra Centro and Hotel Ibn-Arrik.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Portugal dos Pequenitos?
Adjacent to Portugal dos Pequenitos, Riu’s Studios & Suites is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and a terrace. Other good choices within a short distance include Hotel Oslo Coimbra and Vila Galé Coimbra.
What about the best place to stay near Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Nova?
One of the top choices for your stay is Riu’s Studios & Suites, located next to Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Nova, and this 3-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and a terrace. Hotel Oslo Coimbra and Vila Galé Coimbra are other good choices nearby.
What's the best luxury hotel in Coimbra?
Quinta Das Lagrimas is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Coimbra?
Quinta Das Lagrimas is a favorite 5-star hotel with our travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 54 guestrooms, a restaurant, and a poolside bar. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you might also want to look at Sapientia Boutique Hotel.
What are some hotels with pools in Coimbra?
Hotel Dona Inês is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a full-service spa, and a restaurant. Other choices with an onsite pool include Quinta Das Lagrimas and Vila Galé Coimbra.

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