Smith Awards 2018 Local Hotel Hero Runner-Up

Alentejo, Portugal

São Lourenço do Barrocal

Rates per night from$181.35

Price information

If you haven’t entered any dates, the rate shown is provided directly by the hotel and represents the cheapest double room (including tax) available in the next 60 days.

Prices have been converted from the hotel’s local currency (EUR160.38), via openexchangerates.org, using today’s exchange rate.

Winery Room

  • 2guests
Measuring 50-85sq m, these rooms sit on the cobbled pathway leading to the estate’s winery, giving them views of historic grain silos and the surrounding countryside. Furnished in the hotel’s signature style, they have whitewashed walls, handmade brick floors and rustic furniture, including a writing desk and reading chair. Each has a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with a bath tub, twin sinks and underfloor heating. Other features include free WiFi, a flatscreen TV, Nespresso machine, minibar, digital safe and Susanne Kaufmann bath products. Some of the rooms also have a furnished and pergola-shaded terrace.

Farm Room

  • 2guests
Farm Rooms, measuring between 50sq m and 60sq m, have direct access to either the cobbled street or to a pergola-covered terrace with outdoor furniture. Inside, the rooms are furnished with the hotel’s signature style: whitewashed walls, handmade brick floors and rustic furniture. They each have a king-size bed, a large wooden desk, a reading chair and a vintage chest containing thick woollen blankets. The room has an ensuite bathroom with twin sinks, a walk-in shower and a bath tub. Also in the room: free WiFi, a flatscreen TV, Nespresso machine, minibar, digital safe and Susanne Kaufmann bath products.

Courtyard Room

  • 2guests
Set around a charming courtyard with a pool at its centre, these 60-65sq m rooms open onto a private terrace with a pergola and outdoor furniture. Inside, they’re furnished in a rustic and minimalist style, featuring whitewashed walls, handmade brick floors and simple wooden furniture, including a large writing desk and a reading chair. Each has a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with a bath tub or a walk-in shower cabin, twin sinks and underfloor heating. Other features include free WiFi, a flatscreen TV, Nespresso machine, minibar, digital safe and Susanne Kaufmann bath products.

Suite

  • 2guests
Suites measure 90sq m and have living and dining areas, a 60sq m terrace and views of Monsaraz castle. The generously-sized living area has pastel-coloured sofas and cupboards, contemporary light fittings and a mixture of modern and traditional wooden furniture. The sleeping area contains a king-size bed, a large wooden desk, a chest containing woollen blankets and an ensuite bathroom with twin sinks, a walk-in shower and a standalone bath tub. Also in the room: free WiFi, a flatscreen TV, Nespresso machine, minibar, digital safe and Susanne Kaufmann bath products.

One Bedroom Barn Cottage

  • 2guests
One-Bedroom Barn Cottages measure 175sq m and have a private terrace with an alfresco dining area and views of the surrounding countryside. Each has a spacious bedroom with a king-size bed, a large wooden desk, a reading chair, woollen blankets and an ensuite bathroom with twin sinks, a walk-in shower and a freestanding bath tub. A separate living room is furnished with pastel-coloured sofas and cupboards, a coffee table and contemporary light fittings. The kitchen has sleek wooden worktops with Gaggenau and Smeg appliances and a dining area with a table for six. Other features include free WiFi, a flatscreen TV, Nespresso machine, minibar, digital safe and Susanne Kaufmann bath products.

Two Bedroom Barn Cottage

  • 4guests
Measuring between 150 and 190sq m, these two-bedroom cottages feel particularly spacious – little surprise when you know they were once used as barns and stables. Furnished in a rustic yet minimalist style, they have handmade brick floors and whitewashed walls, linking them with their working past. There are two large bedrooms with king-size beds, both with ensuite bathrooms that have twin sinks, walk-in showers and standalone bath tubs. The living room is furnished with sofas and armchairs, a flatscreen TV, a sleek coffee table and modern lighting. The dining area has a table for six, a sleek wooden kitchen with Gaggenau appliances, a standalone Smeg fridge and all the necessary tableware. Each cottage also has access to a private terrace with a pergola and outdoor furniture. Other features include free WiFi, a flatscreen TV, Nespresso machine, minibar, digital safe and Susanne Kaufmann bath products.

Two Bedroom Yard Cottage

  • 4guests
Measuring between 135sq m and 190sq m, these two-bedroom cottages overlook the nearby hill or the tiled roofs of the neighbouring farm buildings. Both bedrooms have king-size beds and ensuite bathrooms with twin sinks, walk-in showers and standalone bath tubs. The large living room is furnished with a combination of old and new styles, including plump sofas and armchairs, a flatscreen TV, a sleek coffee table and modern lighting. The dining area has a table for six, a fully equipped kitchen with Gaggenau appliances, a standalone Smeg fridge and all the necessary tableware. Other features include free WiFi, a flatscreen TV, Nespresso machine, minibar, digital safe and Susanne Kaufmann bath products. Some cottages also have access to a private terrace with a pergola and outdoor furniture.

Two Bedroom Meadow Cottage

  • 4guests
These 155-175 sq m cottages have a private terrace overlooking the surrounding meadows, which are dotted with ancient holm oaks and century-old olive trees. Each has two large bedrooms with a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with underfloor heating and either a walk-in shower or standalone bath tub. The living room is furnished with plump sofas and armchairs, a flatscreen TV, a sleek coffee table and modern lighting. The dining area has a table for six, a fully equipped kitchen with Gaggenau appliances, a standalone Smeg fridge and all the necessary tableware. Other features include free WiFi, a flatscreen TV, Nespresso machine, minibar, digital safe and Susanne Kaufmann bath products.

Three Bedroom Barn Cottage

  • 6guests
The Three-Bedroom Barn Cottages are the hotel’s largest, measuring between 185sq m and 220sq m. They have three large bedrooms with king-size beds and three bathrooms with twin sinks, walk-in showers and standalone bath tubs. Two of the bedrooms have ensuites, the bathroom for the third is in the hall. The generous living room is furnished with a mixture of old and new pieces, including plump sofas and armchairs, a flatscreen TV, a sleek coffee table and modern lighting. The dining area has a table for six, a fully equipped kitchen with Gaggenau appliances, a standalone Smeg fridge and all the necessary accessories and tableware. The cottage also has access to a private terrace with a pergola and outdoor furniture. There’s also free WiFi, a flatscreen TV, Nespresso machine, minibar, digital safe and Susanne Kaufmann bath products.