The Pousada Convento de Arraiolos is a historic design hotel set in the restored 16th-century monastery Nossa Senhora da Assuncão and includes a church and Renaissance cloister. The minimalistic interiors would not look out of place in New York City, but are strangely comforting in the Alentejo countryside.
Accommodations feauture simple, modern decor either in the original convent or in the ultramodern new wing.
The hotel offers an indoor and outdoor swimming pools with panoramic views of the valley. The restaurant serves regional specialties. There is a bar with courtyard terrace and several lounges including a reading room and games room.
✅ free Wi-Fi • 32 rooms • hotel opened: 1995 • architecture: José Paulo dos Santos ✅ free on-site parking • pets allowed on request • 24-hour front desk