Set in a Moorish building across the Mondego River and Coimbra City Park, Avenida is one of the city’s first hotels. It features interiors full of character, decorated with antique furnishings and high ceilings. All rooms at Hotel Avenida include a TV set and en-suite bathrooms with hairdryer. Some provide free Wi-Fi access or have views overlooking the Mondego River. An original menu of Portuguese specialities combined with exotic dishes is served at the Avenida Restaurant. The setting is a historic dining hall with a wooden beamed ceiling and Bohemian chandeliers. Located at the edge of Coimbra’s city centre, the hotel is within a 20-minute walk from Quinta das Lágrimas, Parque da Canção and the 700-year-old University with the Botanical Garden.