The Hotel da Oliveira is within the historical Guimarães city centre, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Guimarães Castle, the city’s most iconic landmark is 150 metres away. The air-conditioned rooms at the Hotel da Oliveira all feature a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer, flat-screen cable TV and tablet. The units also feature a minibar and some a balcony. All the rooms are individually decorated with themes regarding historical Guimarães personalities. A rich breakfast buffet is served each morning in the hotel and can be taken in the room, upon request. Guests can dine in the property’s à la carte restaurant, which features a varied menu, including traditional Portuguese meals and international dishes. In order to better get to know the surrounding area and the historical town, the 24-hour front desk has car rental and bicycle rental services available for guests. The hotel also has a library available, for guests to take a book and relax in the communal lounge. This charm hotel is centrally located in Guimarães, the 2012 European Capital of Culture. The city centre features a number of local shops, cafés, bars, museums and restaurants. The Guimarães Castle has a famed statue of D. Afonso Henriques, the first King of Portugal in its front grounds, a popular tourist attraction. The historical city of Braga is a 23-minute drive and features a lively city centre and a famous Cathedral. The scenic Penha Mountain is 5 km away. The Porto International Airport is a 37-minute drive from the Hotel da Oliveira and the property provides a shuttle service, at an extra fee.