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Solar Egas Moniz

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Rua dos Monges Beneditinos 158, Penafiel 4560-380, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I absolutely loved the Solar. Our experience was wonderful from beginning to end. All the spaces are carefully decorated and full of charm and the courteous staff makes you feel at home. Very catering to small children and special needs in general. A nice tranquil environment only a quick drive away from central Porto. Excellent option for... More 

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Streatley on Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here after a week in the Duoro. Iva and her team could really not have been more helpful. Iva in particular went out of her way to make our stay as comfortable as possible, even to the extent of taking us to a lovely local restaurant and translating the portugese menu. The room was clean and comfortable and... More 

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Toronto, ON, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful property with service that is even better. The hosts are extremely friendly & accommodating. The rooms are beautifully decorated. Certainly a 5 star renovation on a 100+ year old property. Good location in the country with easy access to Porto (30 min) and to Duoro Valley (60 min).

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We stayed in this beautiful house for 3 days. Iva welcomed us heartily and showed us around. We had a wonderful room in the historical part of the house, overlooking the nice garden and pool. This old country house has been careful renovated by the family owner and is treasured with a lot of love and spirit. Everywhere you can... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We went to Portugal for the first time and expected nothing special. But what we found was very special: a beautiful surrounding, a lovingly built and furnished house with very comfortable rooms, a nice and neat garden with a pool, and what is most an extraordinarily helpful, friendly and caring staff that made us feel not to be guests but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We loved the place. Very comfortable rooms, very clean, and very elegant. Iva was trying always to do her very best. We decided to have dinner there during the two nights we stayed .The food was very good and we felt spoiled!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Solar Egas Moniz is synonymous of serenity, comfort and welcome . The first sensation is the care and attention in detail how we are received . The house is historic , with its own history and with a touch of romantic modernism. Sit the breeze , hear the silence and there in the background we see meadows and cows! Do... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

we have been recently at Solar Egas Moniz. We strongly suggest this location to getting relax, to eat simple but good foods and having the opportunity to stay right in he middle of thousands places to visit. The family atmosphere and their love for pets which allow make this place an unforgettable vacation

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

From Sophia's warm welcome at the entrance to our fond farewell with the family and staff on our last morning, our experience here was wonderful. Iva, the manager, was a delight - the perfect innkeeper - she and her staff really understand customer service and incorporate it into everything they do. We stayed three days and left relaxed and rested,... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We chose this place because of the positive reviews, and as it turned out it felt like we were visiting a friend’s house rather than a commercial hotel / B&B. Iva, her mum & dad, all the staff were very helpful and friendly. We ate in both the nights. On the 1st night we had an incredible meal (starters +... More 

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