Sapientia Books & Wine Hotel

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A stay at the Sapinta Books & Wine Hotel is a brief encounter with history of Coimbra, in chic and beautiful surroundings. A magnificent new hotel in a historic building and location offering one of the best places to stay in this charming city

Located in the heart of Alta Coimbra, next to the University of Coimbra and the famous library, Sapientia Books & Wine Hotel enjoys the privilege of being the only hotel in this UNESCO World Heritage area. The beautiful whitewashed charming historic hotel is consisting of three buildings, each belonging to different times, dating to 18th Century and the most recent part is the 19th century building, where many academics lived while living/working in Coimbra.

The university is next door to this charming boutique hotel, with the river in the background and amazing location you are sure to satisfy your senses and emotions here. The Sapientia Boutique Hotel is a special hotel, sitting high on the hill, with unparalleled views which has been dominating the entire city for more than 1000 years.

Surrounded by the main monuments of the town, and one of the oldest Universities in the World, it was specially designed to capture the sense of time, preserving the old mixing it with modern and 21st Century necessities, creating a real joy with space and ambiance in harmony with history.

This charring boutique hotel is focused entirely on the quality and great diversity of delicacies, the breakfast offers varied choices, made from the best products of the Region. They go the extra mile in search of the freshest and most genuine products to make your breakfast as pleasurable as possible.

Breakfast is served in the "Tasca das Tias Camellas" or on the "Pátio das Camellas", enjoying the sun or the shade of the centenary walnut tree. The garden is a real paradise as you can have a rest and enjoy the atmosphere of the city after a busy walking tour, catch up with your book and rejuvenate. The roof top terrace is probably the best view points of the city offering you an amazing birds eye view of the surrounding areas with the university building on your back drop.


All prices are ‘from prices’ and can fluctuate during each month. All prices are subject to change/amendment. Prices are stated as per person, per week, based on the standard occupancy of the room/villa/apartment. Prices are inclusive of car hire or transfers, as well as an estimate of flight costs, all covered by our ATOL protection. Flight prices can vary significantly by date and departure airport, so please contact us for your own personalised quote.

Whilst weekly prices are shown, our holidays are tailor made and individual nights can be booked at many of our properties. Please call us or use the Enquire Now form for our latest prices & availability.

  • Roof top terrace/bar “full of Star” with panoramic views of the city
  • Breakfast room and terrace
  • Bar
  • Garden

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