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The Pousada

The Pousada

A castle, a convent and a palace, built in different periods, were the origin of this ecclesiastical architectural work of outstanding harmony. The former Knights of the Order of Malta's monastery, is surrounded in medieval mystic. Flor da Rosa Pousada manages to combine the genuine characteristics of the convent, highlighting them with an architectural project, which although modern, entirely respects its origins.

Pousada History:

In the second half of the 14th century, friar Álvaro Gonçalves Pereira, the hospital prior, ordered the building of the Pousada Flor da Rosa Monastery, where he would live, in the building which formed the annex.

One of the rooms of the Pousada of Crato

This building, with its medieval roots, has a gothic structure, from which certain architectural details from other eras emerge from time to time, particularly Manueline (16th century) features as a result of subsequent building work.

Built on eminently defensive line, this palace-cum-monastery has architectural features, such as towers, window slits and solid block construction, which give it the appearance more of a fort than a monastic house.

Taking advantage of the restoration required after a violent earthquake in 1755, a number of architectural innovations were introduced to the church. After the elimination of the religious orders in Portugal in 1834, the monastery was abandoned, which greatly accelerated its decay and ruin. Thus, when at the end of the nineteenth century a violent storm devastated the region, the torrential rains caused the roof of church nave to collapse, among other things. It was not rebuilt until many years later.

Rooms

One of the rooms of the Pousada

The Pousada has 24 Rooms, 3 of which are luxurious and located in the Monastery's Tower.

The rooms have the following equipment:

Gastronomy

Restaurant of the Pousada
Specialty Restaurant Menu
Weddings and Other Events

Restaurant with capacity for 120 people, where you can taste the different and delicious recipes of Alentejo.

Activities

The Pousada's pool
at the Pousada
outside the Pousada
Fairs and Markets:

Location

Pousada Road sign Flor da Rosa is a very small Alentejo village near Crato, 22 km west of Portalegre and 200 km east of Lisbon.
Interesting Places:
Nearest Pousadas:
The Pousada's bar
The Pousada's interior

Rates

BEST RATES GUARANTEED
Your reservation is guaranteed to have the best rate available on the Internet. If you find within 24 hours of booking a lower rate for our pousadas on another website for the same room type, dates, and payment requirements we will match this rate.
  Prices in Euros per Double room, per night including breakfast and taxes
Type of room 01/08/13
14/09/13
15/09/13
31/10/13
01/11/13
31/03/14
01/04/14 to 31/07/14
and
15/09 to 31/10
01/08/14
14/09/14 (A)
Sun-Fri Sat Sun-Fri Sat Sun-Fri Sat Sun-Fri Sat Sun-Fri Sat
(*)Rates From (*)Rates From (*)Rates From (*)Rates From (*)Rates From
Standard 180.00 210.00 150.00 180.00 120.00 150.00 145.00 175.00 155.00 185.00
Superior 216.00 252.00 180.00 216.00 144.00 180.00 174.00 210.00 186.00 222.00
Suite         162.00 202.00 195.00 236.00 209.00 249.00

*Rates are valid up to 9 rooms, vary according to the pousada availability and variation of the best available rate, please double check rates when booking.

(A) New Year - From 28/12/13 to 01/01/14 Same Rates as From the 01/08 to 14/09/14

(A) Easter - From 17/04/14 to 19/04/14 Same Rates as From the 01/08 to 14/09/14

Single Occupancy - 10.00€ discount
Extra Bed: Children (0-2 years old) - Free
Extra Bed: Children (3-12 years old) -Free
Extra Bed: Children (above 12 years old) - Plus 30% on room rates

Cancellations: First night will be charged if reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival date. No-Shows: Entire stay will be charged.

 

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The Pousada's pool
One of the Pousada's meeting rooms
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