Best hotels and hostels in Mértola

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    Casa da Tia Amalia

    Across the river from Mértola in Além Rio, this delightful guesthouse offers sweeping views of the village and the castle rising above it. The rooms have homey touches, and the living room (with fireplace) is a fine spot to relax. There’s also a four-bed dorm (and a shared kitchen), making it a good option for budget travellers.

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    Casa Rosmaninho

    Inside a yellow, two-storey house in the town centre (just outside the old walls), you'll find four cheerfully decorated rooms (purple being the colour accent of choice) that are good value for money. The small roof terrace has fine views of the castle. Ana, the host, does a great job of making guests feel at home.

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    Hotel Museu

    On the road leading down to the river, this sleek, modern hotel has attractive, comfortably furnished rooms with black-and-white print on the wall and big windows – the best of which offer sweeping views over the riverside. Roman ruins were found in the foundations and anyone can visit (thus the hotel name).

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    Alentejo Star Hotel

    Some 18km east of Mértola in São Domingos, the expansive Alentejo Star has comfy, well-equipped rooms – the best with balconies. The pool is a fine place to unwind after a day exploring the nearby mining site, though there's also an appealing river beach on the Guidiana just a short walk from the hotel.

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    Casa do Funil

    Just inside the old walls, this appealing place has four lovely rooms with wood floors, nice furniture and shuttered windows with views over the river. Rui and Paola make their guests feel at home, and they can advise on outdoor activities (birdwatching, canoeing, day trips) in the area.

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    O Monte do Alhinho

    Try the appealing O Monte do Alhinho, 8km from Mértola on the road to São Domingos. This tastefully converted farmhouse-hacienda has massive rooms, fluffy white towels and a superb kitchen, where breakfast (€5 per person) features an onslaught of Alentejan delights.

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    Residencial Beira Rio

    Beira Rio offers simple, colourful rooms. Those with river views are slightly more expensive but they have breezy terraces.