Quinta do Paço da Serrana To Be Converted into 4-Star Hotel

25 May 2019Richard D. K. Turner

The Quinta do Paço da Serrana, which overlooks the Douro in the village of Boassas, the district of Viseu, will be converted into a 4-star hotel, after a favourable decision by the local municipal assembly at the end of last year. The municipal government entered into a 50-year concession agreement with Porto Antigo – Sociedade Turística to redevelop and manage the new hotel.

The 19-hectare farm, which has been abandoned for decades, will be called the Hotel Serpa Pinto, named after a famous Portuguese explorer who roamed southern Africa at the end of the 19th century. The new 4-star hotel will have 190 rooms, a restaurant and a wine bar. According to an article in the Diário Imobiliário, the hotel is expected to be open to the public in the summer of 2022.

Original Story: Diário Imobiliário