Coimbra

Coimbra, photo by nanabou
 

Coimbra is a city located in central Portugal. It traces its history back to the Romans, with a well-preserved aqueduct and other remains.

Today it is best known as the home of the University of Coimbra, one of the oldest in Europe and the oldest academic institution in the Portuguese-speaking
world.

The historic university buildings are a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered to be “an outstanding example of an integrated university city with a specific urban typology as well as its own ceremonial and cultural traditions that have been kept alive through the ages.”

The city is also known for its rich cultural life, with monuments, churches, museums, nightlife, parks, and other features.

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Overall Atmosphere: Cultural
A Cultural Atmosphere includes both the historic (eg, landmark town centers) and the contemporary (music, nightlife, etc).

Cultural Interests tend to be:
(a) indoors-oriented, and therefore not as linked to weather conditions for enjoyment
(b) relatively physically accessible, while also not being physically demanding.
Featuring mainly indoors-oriented historical or contemporary attractions.
Recommending Sources:
   World Heritage Site
   Lonely Planet

 

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Loft Short Stay Coimbra

Loft Short Stay Coimbra is an apartment situated in Coimbra, 400 metres from University of Coimbra. The apartment is 600 metres from S. Sebastião Aqueduct. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property. Average score from 37 guest reviews: 9.4/10.

$64

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Be Hostel Terrace 55

Situated in the Coimbra City Centre district in Coimbra, 500 metres from University of Coimbra, Be Hostel Terrace 55 features free WiFi access and private parking. Every room includes a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Average score from 31 guest reviews: 7.0/10.

$28

 
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Ascote House

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Ascote House is located in Coimbra, 400 metres from University of Coimbra. S. Sebastião Aqueduct is 600 metres away. Some units also have a kitchenette, equipped with an oven, a microwave, and a toaster. Average score from 37 guest reviews: 8.4/10.

$48

 
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Coimbra Downtown Accommodation

Coimbra Downtown Accommodation offers accommodation in Coimbra. You will find a coffee machine in the room. Each room has a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower. Coimbra Downtown Accommodation features free WiFi throughout the property. Average score from 53 guest reviews: 8.5/10.

$53

 
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Hotel Astoria

Set in a historic building that counts as one of Coimbra’s architectural landmarks, Hotel Astória overlooks the Mondego River in the historic Baixa district. It offers rooms with classic décor. Average score from 46 guest reviews: 7.6/10.

$55 - $162

 
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See all hotels in Coimbra.
Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
ArchiSuites

ArchiSuites

ArchiSuites offers accommodation in Coimbra. Each room at this guest house is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some rooms feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Average score from 165 guest reviews: 9.6/10.

$43

 
$439.6
Casa de São Bento

Casa de São Bento

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Casa de São Bento offers accommodation in Coimbra, 150 metres from S. Sebastião Aqueduct and a short 3-minute walk from Bissaya Barreto Museum. Average score from 408 guest reviews: 9.4/10.

$44

 
$449.4
JS Apartment

JS Apartment

JS Apartment offers accommodation in Coimbra. The unit is 300 metres from S. Sebastião Aqueduct, and guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking available on site. Average score from 22 guest reviews: 9.4/10.

$48

 
$489.4
Quebra Luz

Quebra Luz

In the centre of Coimbra, Quebra Luz is just a few minutes’ walk from the Machado de Castro Museum and the Sé Velha Cathedral. It has a terrace with garden views. Average score from 159 guest reviews: 9.2/10.

$42 - $59

 
$429.2
Ah33 - Estúdios

Ah33 - Estúdios

Situated in Coimbra, 200 metres from S. Sebastião Aqueduct, Ah33 - Estúdios boasts air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property. All rooms include a flat-screen TV. Some units include a seating area for your convenience. Average score from 102 guest reviews: 9.2/10.

$51

 
$519.2
Miguel Torga Apartment

Miguel Torga Apartment

Located 700 metres from University of Coimbra, Miguel Torga Apartment offers pet-friendly accommodation in Coimbra. The property features views of the city and is 1 km from Portugal dos Pequenitos. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Average score from 78 guest reviews: 8.8/10.

$42

$428.8
Hotel Vitória

Hotel Vitória

Located along the picturesque Mondego River, the family-run Vitória offers modern, air-conditioned accommodation in the heart of historical Coimbra. The Old Cathedral of Coimbra and Santa Cruz Park are within a 15-minute walk away. Average score from 32 guest reviews: 8.8/10.

$43 - $61

 
$438.8
Despertar Saudade

Despertar Saudade

Set in a renovated 1940’s building, Despertar Saudade offers accommodation in the heart of Coimbra, 450 metres from the University of Coimbra, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property. Average score from 167 guest reviews: 8.8/10.

$43

 
$438.8
Ascote House

Ascote House

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Ascote House is located in Coimbra, 400 metres from University of Coimbra. S. Sebastião Aqueduct is 600 metres away. Some units also have a kitchenette, equipped with an oven, a microwave, and a toaster. Average score from 37 guest reviews: 8.4/10.

$48

 
$488.4
Riversuites

Riversuites

Set 250 metres from the Mondego River, Riversuites guest house is set in a refurbished 1940s building in Coimbra. It offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and modern accommodation. Average score from 42 guest reviews: 8.4/10.

$52

 
$528.4
Hotel Ibis Coimbra Centro

Hotel Ibis Coimbra Centro

Hotel Ibis Coimbra Centro overlooks the Mondego River and is 300 metres from Coimbra Parque Train Station. The historical town centre of Coimbra is 500 metres away. Free Wi-Fi is available. Average score from 54 guest reviews: 8.2/10.

$41 - $52

 
$418.2
My Flat Coimbra Apartments

My Flat Coimbra Apartments

Featuring free WiFi and air conditioning, My Flat Coimbra Apartments is situated in Coimbra. Santa Clara a Velha Monastery is a few steps from the property. The accommodation is fitted with a cable flat-screen TV. Average score from 78 guest reviews: 8.2/10.

$48

 
$488.2
Hotel Jardim

Hotel Jardim

With a façade featuring wall tiles and an ornate door, Hotel Jardim is a historic building dating back to 1902. Set 100 metres from Mondego River, it offers views of the Doutor Manuel Braga Garden from some rooms. Average score from 521 guest reviews: 8.1/10.

$40 - $59

 
$408.1
Hotel D. Luis

Hotel D. Luis

With panoramic views over the city of Coimbra, the Hotel D. Luís is located just a few minutes from the city centre. The hotel’s guest rooms feature seating areas where guests can relax and watch satellite TV. Each is fitted with a mini fridge. Average score from 21 guest reviews: 8.0/10.

$46 - $435

 
$468.0
Hotel Residencial Alentejana

Hotel Residencial Alentejana

Featuring free Wi-Fi, Hotel Alentejana is a charming guest house in the heart of historic Coimbra. A 10-minute walk from part of Coimbra University, it provides modern bathrooms. Average score from 437 guest reviews: 7.9/10.

$48 - $95

 
$487.9
Hotel Almedina Coimbra Centro

Hotel Almedina Coimbra Centro

The Almedina Coimbra Hotel is situated in the heart of Coimbra city centre. It offers rooms with a balcony and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. The air-conditioned rooms are bright and airy. They have satellite TV, a minibar and a safety deposit... Average score from 31 guest reviews: 7.4/10.

$38 - $266

 
$387.4
Hotel Braganca

Hotel Braganca

Hotel Bragança offers a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi, just opposite the Coimbra-A Train Station. The Portugal dos Pequenitos theme park is a 10-minute walk away. The guest rooms of Hotel Bragança include a satellite TV and air conditioning. Average score from 855 guest reviews: 7.3/10.

$37 - $87

 
$377.3

Highlighted Interests:

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Cultural
Unusual Local Feature
"City of Students"
Music
Fado
Other Interests:
Cultural
Historic Landmarks
Churches
Combination
Parks, Gardens, Zoos

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