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Hotel Convento D'Alter.

Hotel Convento D Alter - Accommodation in the Alentejo - Portugal

Hotel Convento D’Alter is situated in a picturesque village in Northern Alentejo, Portugal

Originally a Franciscan Convent built at the end of the 16th Century, it was recently restored maintaining its original features and splendour.

It is now a delightful hotel equipped with all modern facilities and services.
Hotel Convento D Alter - Portugal
It is very well located, approximately 60 kilometers from the border with Spain and approximately a 2 hour drive from Lisbon.

Accommodation comprises 18 double bedrooms and 12 twin bedrooms including one room with facilities for disabled persons.

Some bedrooms have balcony and, all have private bathroom, air conditioning, LCD screen television, Cable TV, direct dial telephone, mini bar, safe, and hair dryer.
Convento De Alter - Quality Accommodation - Alentejo - Portugal
Leisure areas include a reading room, living room, games room and, a beautiful patio in the cloistered area.

Hotel Convento D’Alter has a bar and restaurant serving regional Alentejo dishes.  Gastronomy in this region is famous throughout Portugal, and beyond, for its strong flavours, delicious aromas and variety.

The local wine shares the same popularity, wines from this region are very popular with the Portuguese people.

While in the area, take the opportunity to visit some of the famous wine producing estates, namely Borba, Redondo or Reguengos de Monsaraz.
Sixteenth Century Convent - Convento D Alter - Accommodation in the Alentejo - Portugal
Facilities at the Hotel include room service, a swimming pool for adults and children, solarium with panoramic view and a laundry and dry cleaning service.

From the pool area guests will enjoy the delightful view of Alter do Chao and its Castle which overlooks the village.
Hotel Convento D Alter - Portugal - Europe
The Hotel has conference facilities suitable for all types of meetings. Events can also be held in the covered, cloistered area.

Alter do Chao was founded by the Romans in 204 BC but it was during the 15th Century that the village developed considerably.

During the 17th Century the King ordered the construction of the Coudelaria de Alter to breed the famous Alter Real horses.

Dominating the town’s centre is a five towered Castle-residence featuring a Gothic portal built by Pedro I.

Other interesting monuments include the elegant Alamo Palace, the Fountains and the Santo Antonio Church.


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