Train Spot Guest house is a place for travelers. Housed in the old train station of Marvão/Beirã, it offers all visitors the fun experience of living in an industrial era station, the discovery of the Natural Park where it is located and the characteristic culture of the Raiano peoples of Alto Alentejo, on the border between Portugal and Spain. Accommodating a total of 24 people, the Train Spot Guest house offers different types of accommodations ranging from double rooms with private bathrooms, family rooms and apartments with a garden. Breakfast is served daily, which can be enjoyed in common areas such as the kitchen, living room, terrace and gardens, or even on the train line. Located in the quiet village of Beirã, Train Spot is just a few minutes from the medieval village of Marvão (the highest in Portugal), Castelo de Vide, the Roman ruins of AMMAIA, the natural pools of the River Sever, and many other magical places from Marvão. From music concerts, exhibitions by local artists to gastronomic meetings, Train Spot organizes and enjoys cultural events at the station throughout the year, open to the general public. For guests, it organizes, by arrangement, activity packages that can be: galloping through the Serra de São Mamede, cycling on the rails with RailBikes, walking along the old smugglers' trails, or simply eating an Alentejo snack.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
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  • John
    United States of America United States of America
    Amazing 1926? building and stay at a now inactive building that is part of the closed Train Station next door. It looks like the Train Station but the ground floor has a large room with a fireplace that was used as a cafeteria eating area. No...
  • David
    Portugal Portugal
    Very pleasant stay, great to live the station a bit. Super clean.
  • Agne
    Lithuania Lithuania
    We chose this place due to a very interesting location and its history. The main space was nicely decorated, kitchen fully equipped, staff welcoming and helpful. Good breakfast.

Area info

Amenities of Train Spot Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

House rules
Train Spot Guesthouse takes special requests – add in the next step!

From 14:00 to 17:00
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
From 09:00 to 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Cash only
This property only accepts cash payments.
Smoking is not allowed.
Quiet hours
Guests need be quiet between 21:00 and 09:00.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that pets are only allowed in apartments and only after approval.

Please inform Train Spot Guesthouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Quiet hours are between 21:00:00 and 09:00:00.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

License number: 5108

FAQs about Train Spot Guesthouse

  • Train Spot Guesthouse is 3.7 miles from the center of Marvão. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Train Spot Guesthouse is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Train Spot Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Train Spot Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Yoga classes
    • Horseback riding

  • Room options at Train Spot Guesthouse include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Apartment
    • Quad