Tonight I am staying in a hotel in a small portuguese town called Curia. It’s a tiny town in central Portugal that is mostly known for it’s natural springs that has given way to a little bit of spa tourism and in the middle of the whole thing is a giant hotel called Curia Palace, that was build in 1926, during the roaring 20’s.
The hotel has a really nice park in front of the giant entrance and at the reception it’s all wooden panels and chandeliers and an old bartender who has a stylish arrogance that fits right in to the time pocket that this hotel is. The dining area is another art deco master piece, where you would almost expect old movie stars to appear at any time.
The rooms are very modern though.
The rooms at the Curia Palace Hotel are very modern though and extremely comfortable, with a nice big bathroom and very comfortable beds. The hotel has been restored quite recently and it really shows in the rooms that were getting a little shabby in the past, but now they are really nice.
There is nothing to see in Curia, but you should go there anyway.