The Best Hotels in Coimbra

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Coimbra. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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This 5-star hotel is situated in a historic palace. Quinta das Lágrimas offers 3 room types: Palace Rooms once… See more

This 5-star hotel is situated in a historic palace.

Quinta das Lágrimas offers 3 room types: Palace Rooms once accommodated the Duke of Wellington and Garden Rooms overlook the botanical garden. Spa Rooms offer breathtaking views of the Quinta’s woods or the city of Coimbra.

The 2 restaurants at Hotel Quinta das Lágrimas serve seasonal dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients grown on the estate. Dine al fresco whilst enjoying selected local wines from the cellar.

Bamboo Garden Spa provides a range of luxury treatments and beauty therapies, and there is a library filled with thousands of ancient books. Quinta das Lágrimas has a golf driving range and a 9-hole course.

Hotel Quinta das Lágrimas is 80 minutes’ drive from Porto Airport. Free on-site car parking is available.

Rooms from $123

Sapientia Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 1335 reviews

Featuring a bar and a terrace, Sapientia Boutique Hotel is set in Coimbra, 600m from S. Sebastião Aqueduct and 400m from… See more

Featuring a bar and a terrace, Sapientia Boutique Hotel is set in Coimbra, 600m from S. Sebastião Aqueduct and 400m from University of Coimbra. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel features family rooms.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a wardrobe, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Some rooms come with a kitchenette with a microwave, an oven and a stovetop. At Sapientia Boutique Hotel all rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

Buffet and à la carte breakfast options are available every morning at the accommodation.

Portugal dos Pequenitos is 2.6 km from Sapientia Boutique Hotel, while Santa Clara a Velha Monastery is 2.7 km away.

Rooms from $127

Entre Ruas Apartments

Aparthotel

Rated 9.1 in 313 reviews

Situated 90 metres from the centre of Coimbra, 1 km from S. Sebastião Aqueduct, Entre Ruas Apartments features… See more

Situated 90 metres from the centre of Coimbra, 1 km from S. Sebastião Aqueduct, Entre Ruas Apartments features air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony, free bikes and a garden. The property has garden and city views, and is 500 metres from University of Coimbra. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a picnic area.

Featuring a well-fitted kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, each unit also comes with a safety deposit box, a cable flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, desk and a seating area with a sofa. Each unit includes a kettle, a private bathroom and free WiFi, while some rooms include a terrace and some have river views. At the aparthotel, the units have bed linen and towels.

Continental and vegetarian breakfast options with local specialities, fresh pastries and fruits are available each morning at the aparthotel.

Sightseeing tours are available within a reachable distance.

Popular points of interest near Entre Ruas Apartments include Coimbra-A Train Station, Santa Clara a Velha Monastery and Portugal dos Pequenitos. The nearest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro, 132 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $90

Boasting a bar, garden and views of river, Hästens Sleep Spa - CBR Boutique Hotel is situated in Coimbra, 400 metres… See more

Boasting a bar, garden and views of river, Hästens Sleep Spa - CBR Boutique Hotel is situated in Coimbra, 400 metres from University of Coimbra. This 4-star hotel offers a concierge service and luggage storage space. The hotel features garden views, a terrace, a 24-hour front desk, and free WiFi is available.

All rooms feature air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a safety deposit box. Offering a unique sleep experience, Hästens Sleep Spa - CBR Boutique Hotel rooms include a Hästens bed, bed linens, towels and soundproof windows. The private bathroom features heated floors, bathrobes, slippers and is inspired by the Joanine Library.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a à la carte breakfast at the breakfast room, overlooking Mondego River.

Popular points of interest near Hästens Sleep Spa - CBR Boutique Hotel include S. Sebastião Aqueduct, Santa Clara a Velha Monastery and Portugal dos Pequenitos.

Rooms from $540

Palacio São Silvestre-Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.7 in 3548 reviews

Dating back to the 18th century, Palacio de Sao Silvestre is a Baroque-style hotel refurbished to modern standards… See more

Dating back to the 18th century, Palacio de Sao Silvestre is a Baroque-style hotel refurbished to modern standards.

Situated in Coimbra, 12 km from Portugal dos Pequenitos, Palacio São Silvestre-Boutique Hotel features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. Featuring a shared lounge, the 4-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, room service and luggage storage for guests.

Guests can enjoy a padel tennis court onsite after a refreshing dip at the pool. A seasonal poolside bar is also available.

At the hotel rooms come with a wardrobe and a flat-screen TV.

Palacio São Silvestre-Boutique Hotel offers a continental or buffet breakfast.

The accommodation offers 4-star accommodation with a sauna and children's playground. Guests can enjoy a garden with a view, or make use of one of the 4 meeting rooms available.

Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha and S. Sebastião Aqueduct are 13 km from the property.

Rooms from $62

Hotel Coimbra Aeminium, Affiliated by Meliá enjoys a hill-top location in Coimbra, just 100 metres away from the… See more

Hotel Coimbra Aeminium, Affiliated by Meliá enjoys a hill-top location in Coimbra, just 100 metres away from the University Hospitals. The hotel bar features live music once a week.

The air-conditioned guest rooms of Hotel Coimbra Aeminium, Affiliated by Meliá are decorated in a modern style with pastel colours. They include a cable TV, minibar and work desk. Each has a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at Baga restaurant, which serves a selection of Portuguese, international and vegetarian cuisine.

Guests can borrow a bike from the hotel to explore the surrounding areas. Car rentals can be arranged upon request.

Hotel Coimbra Aeminium, Affiliated by Meliá is situated a 15-minute walk away from the historic University of Coimbra. Oporto’s Sá Carneiro Airport is a 1-hour drive from the hotel.

Rooms from $77

Solar Antigo Luxury Coimbra

Rated 9.1 in 3387 reviews

Situated in the centre of Coimbra, 300 metres from University of Coimbra, the historic Solar Antigo Luxury Coimbra… See more

Situated in the centre of Coimbra, 300 metres from University of Coimbra, the historic Solar Antigo Luxury Coimbra features accommodation with free WiFi and a shared lounge. There is a private entrance at the guest house for the convenience of those who stay. The guest house has family rooms.

All units are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a microwave, a coffee machine, a shower, a hair dryer and a wardrobe. Every unit is equipped with a kettle and a private bathroom with free toiletries, while certain rooms are equipped with a fully equipped kitchenette fitted with an oven. At the guest house, each unit has bed linen and towels.

Popular points of interest near the guest house include S. Sebastião Aqueduct, Coimbra-A Train Station and Santa Clara a Velha Monastery.

Rooms from $81

Hotel Mondego

Rated 9.0 in 1910 reviews

Conveniently set in the centre of Coimbra, Hotel Mondego provides air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi and… See more

Conveniently set in the centre of Coimbra, Hotel Mondego provides air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi and a terrace. This 3-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. Certain rooms at the property include a balcony with a city view.

At the hotel, each room has a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Guest rooms feature a wardrobe.

Guests at Hotel Mondego can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Coimbra-A Train Station, Santa Clara a Velha Monastery and Portugal dos Pequenitos.

Rooms from $80

AQ 188 Guest House

Rated 9.2 in 1203 reviews

Located less than 1 km from University of Coimbra, a 14-minute walk from Coimbra-A Train Station and 2.4 km from Coimbra… See more

Located less than 1 km from University of Coimbra, a 14-minute walk from Coimbra-A Train Station and 2.4 km from Coimbra Football Stadium, AQ 188 Guest House provides accommodation situated in Coimbra. It is set 800 metres from S. Sebastião Aqueduct and offers a shared kitchen. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace.

The guest house will provide guests with air-conditioned units with a wardrobe, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Free WiFi is accessible to all guests, while some rooms also offer a balcony.

Santa Clara a Velha Monastery is 3.4 km from the guest house, while Portugal dos Pequenitos is 2 km from the property.

Rooms from $70

Hotel Oslo

Rated 8.3 in 4168 reviews

Oslo is a family-run hotel situated 50 meters from the station with views over the city and its historical University. … See more

Oslo is a family-run hotel situated 50 meters from the station with views over the city and its historical University. It offers recently renovated rooms with free Wi-Fi.

The air-conditioned rooms feature comfortable beds and private bathrooms with hairdryer. All rooms have a TV and a safety deposit box.

Santa Cruz Monastery is 5 minutes away on foot and the Mondego River is 2 minutes walking from the property. Free private parking is possible on site.

Rooms from $92

Tivoli Coimbra Hotel

Rated 8.3 in 4729 reviews

This modern 4-star hotel is located near the Mondego River in historic Coimbra. Its modern rooms feature a flat-screen… See more

This modern 4-star hotel is located near the Mondego River in historic Coimbra. Its modern rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite and paid movie channels.

All bright rooms at Tivoli Coimbra Hotel feature large windows, a seating area and a minibar.

Breakfast can be delivered to the rooms or enjoyed in our Simone Coffee Shop. Sit back in stylish surrounds and let the barista fix you up the perfect cappuccino. The trendy new coffee shop offers artisan brew and quick fresh bites, including international and Portuguese fare.

Tivoli Coimbra Hotel's multilingual staff offers a 24-hour service and can arrange rental cars or offer travel or sightseeing advice. Nearby Rua da Sofia offers public transport options connecting to other parts of Coimbra.

Rooms from $68

The Luggage

Rated 8.6 in 1545 reviews

Located in Coimbra, near University of Coimbra, Coimbra-A Train Station and Coimbra Old Cathedral, The Luggage has a… See more

Located in Coimbra, near University of Coimbra, Coimbra-A Train Station and Coimbra Old Cathedral, The Luggage has a garden. The property features garden and city views, and is less than 1 km from S. Sebastião Aqueduct. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace.

All units feature air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hair dryer, units at the guest house also offer free WiFi, while selected rooms are fitted with a balcony. At the guest house, all units are equipped with bed linen and towels.

There is a coffee shop, bar and lounge.

Coimbra Football Stadium is 2.5 km from the guest house, while Santa Clara a Velha Monastery is 3.5 km away.

Rooms from $57

LAA Studios

Aparthotel

Rated 9.2 in 385 reviews

Situated in Coimbra, 500 metres from S. Sebastião Aqueduct, LAA Studios features recently renovated accommodation with… See more

Situated in Coimbra, 500 metres from S. Sebastião Aqueduct, LAA Studios features recently renovated accommodation with free WiFi and a terrace. The air-conditioned accommodation is 800 metres from University of Coimbra. Coimbra Football Stadium is 2.4 km away and Santa Clara a Velha Monastery is 3.4 km from the aparthotel.

The units come with parquet floors and feature a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, a dining area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and a private bathroom with shower and a hair dryer. A toaster, a fridge and stovetop are also available, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle. At the aparthotel, every unit comes with bed linen and towels.

Popular points of interest near the aparthotel include Coimbra-A Train Station, Portugal dos Pequenitos and Coimbra Old Cathedral. The nearest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, 131 km from LAA Studios.

Rooms from $67

NH Coimbra Dona Ines

Rated 8.5 in 3573 reviews

NH Coimbra Dona Ines is located within a 10-minute walk of the Coimbra centre and Coimbra Train Station. It features a… See more

NH Coimbra Dona Ines is located within a 10-minute walk of the Coimbra centre and Coimbra Train Station. It features a business centre, tennis court, outdoor pool and car rental facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available in all public areas.

The modern rooms at the NH Coimbra Dona Ines are all equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV, a desk, a radio, a minibar and a safety deposit box. Each has a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

Guests can relax in the modern Ego Lounge Bar. A Garça restaurant serves regional Portuguese food and international cuisine.

NH Coimbra Dona Ines is conveniently located less than 20 minutes' walk from the Old Cathedral of Coimbra, the Machado de Castro National Museum and the famed UNESCO World Heritage Coimbra University. The bus station is a 2-minute walk away.

Rooms from $68

Vila Gale Coimbra

Rated 8.4 in 4065 reviews

Overlooking the Mondego River in Coimbra, the Vila Galé provides warmly decorated rooms with a dance theme. It offers… See more

Overlooking the Mondego River in Coimbra, the Vila Galé provides warmly decorated rooms with a dance theme. It offers free Wi-Fi, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and various spa treatments.

The contemporary rooms are decorated with soft-tone colours and luxurious fabrics. All rooms have air conditioning and some boast river views. The private bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub.

The Vila Galé Coimbra has an extensive spa offering a varied menu of relaxing massage, beauty treatments and other leisure facilities available to guests for an extra fee.

A breakfast buffet is served each morning at the hotel’s main restaurant, which also serves lunch and dinner. Inevitavel Restaurant offers à-la-carte options and the bar has a wide range of drinks and cocktails.

Vila Galé Coimbra is less than 10 minutes’ walking from Coimbra Railway Station. University of Coimbra - Alta and Sofia, a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site, is within 20 minutes' walking from the hotel, as well as Coimbra Old Cathedral and the Bothanical Garden.

Rooms from $118