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Hotel Sao Joao de Deus

#3 of 5 Hotels in Elvas
Certificate of Excellence
Largo S. Joao Deus, Elvas 7350, Portugal
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Elvas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A nice local hotel in a historic building with good service from Luis, the Chief of Reception, who changed our booking to a better room for our family situation and arranged a couple of beers to be brought to the room as we arrived. Help with the luggage and direction to the room would of been appreciated. Room had all... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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112 hotel reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located in the restored Catholic Convent, inside the city walls, in the center of town. Our spacious room had a view of town's fortifications, also a comfy queen bed, wardrobe, sofa, desk, mini-bar, all in pleasant décor. Friendly staff, quite helpful. Buffet breakfast was included. Free Wi-Fi (weak) and private parking on site. Overall, a good value.

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Nanjing
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stayed here for two nights in February 2015, the rooms are spacious with lovely refurbished bathrooms, decent warm water, plenty of towels and extra heaters in bathrooms. The reason for an average rating on service; Upon check in we met a very friendly gentleman and that was the reason for us staying there, unfortunately we never saw him again... More 

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Ferragudo
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

this lovely hotel is situated within the wuss of Elvas and within walking distance of most of the historic sites and architecture. The bedroom was large and and kept at a very comfortable temperature. The bathroom was also large and contained a jacuzzi bath and bidet. The shower was excellent and a large mirror finished off the -decor. Breakfast was... More 

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London, ON
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118 reviews 118 reviews
23 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This hotel is in a converted convent. The building and grounds cover a lot of territory. It is a wonderful maze of halls and passages and it is a bit like staying in a museum. The room we had was huge with a nice King bed. Not all romos are created equal. Some do not have windows to the outside... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The hotel is perfectly located in Elvas which is a small city well worth a visit. A former monastery and then a hospital during the British Iberian campaign in the early 19th century, this hotel is built right on the city walls. Its tiled floors and high ceilinged rooms give it grandeur and the flowers and orange trees just off... More 

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Aberdeen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A real gem and amazing value for money. This posado style hotel and former monastery is literally built into the walls of Elvas a World Heritage site in western Portugal just 12 kms from the Spanish border and the historic city of Badajoz. Many of the spacious rooms have balconies that would be better described as patios. The gardens are... More 

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Asse, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Built in the corner of the actual city fortification, this is probably the best hotel in the area. Very spacious and clean rooms, a bit oldish maybe, that look out over the hinterland or the flower garden, with a huge bathroom and impressive peace and quiet... The long and dark corridors are a bit sinister maybe, but add to the... More 

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Tallinn
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33 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel with big rooms and even bigger bathrooms with jacuzzi. Clean and historic atmosphere. Located by the gate and city wall. Nice service, very good wifi. Breakfast plain, just ok. Eggs and fruits are good, coffee awful.

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Colchester
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12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Nice historic hotel with lovely gardens and a fabulous courtyard to enjoy a relaxing drink. Some of the rooms are a little prisonlike, others are situated over a road and seemed quite noisy. We found a good one at the fourth attempt. Staff friendly and helpful. The restaurant no longer opens except for breakfast, but an excellent one was recommended... More 

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