Tivoli Coimbra Hotel
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... A Cozinha da Maria " Restaurant. Just up the road and around the corner from the hotel in the old part of town. Great ambience, a waiter who spoke good english (trained as a journalist but wanted to stay in Coimbra so ...... ) and excellent advice as to what to eat. Margaret made Paul have the local speciality, which translates, very badly, into goat stew, or goat slow cooked in red wine. Margaret had, again a poor translation, cod with ...
... town was just really cute, and adorable.
Next we stopped in Guimar„es. There was a store here that made cast iron things, and it was recommended by the travel book. However, we forgot that on Sundays everything is closed especially during siesta time. So, the city was completely empty and all the stores were closed except pasty shops. Although, it was a really cute town that looked a lot like a little German town. We stopped and ...
... visit to the wine cellar. We saw the room where Agatha Christie stayed, the phenomenal dining room with beautiful wood paneling and stained glass windows, and shared the abiding sense of the grace of Portuguese royalty of centuries past.
From the Palace Hotel, the resident forester, Nelson, led us on a walk through a good portion of the trails. Along the way, we passed many of the stations of the cross, abandoned since the departure of ...
... middle lane, you should go about 150 to 160 km/hr. If you drive in the left lane, you should go about 190 km/hr.
2) When you come to a yellow light, don't worry about stopping. If fact, to us, yellow means to speed up. The important thing is to do what is expected by other drivers. If you slow down or come to a stop at a yellow, other drivers behind you will be speeding up for the light, and you might cause an accident.
Bottom line: When in Rome, do as ...
... altar and pulpit still intact. Another favourite in town seems to be Cherry Brandy with a little chocolate cake for 1 Euro. Our next stop is called Alcobaca, a little town with a large Monastery founded back in 1153 by the first Portuguese King Afonso Henriques. The church is very austere in contrast to the tombs of King Pedro I and his mistress Ines de Castro which are very ornate. After our visit to the church we ate ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
TravelPod Member ReviewsTivoli Coimbra Hotel
Positive : A big room in a proper hotel at a good price.
Ok : Hotel Private parking available, 7,50 euros per night for parking. The staff is serious and tried to be nice.
Negative : a very expensive access to Internet (around 4 euros for a one hour! and 15 euros for a day).
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.