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Hotel Sao Joao de Deus

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Largo S. Joao Deus, Elvas 7350, Portugal
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Elvas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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72 reviews 72 reviews
22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We were blown away by this hotel. It is easily the best hotel we've stayed in on our trip to Portugal. Our room was spacious and the marble bathroom was simply gorgeous. Previous reviewers have covered just about everything but I will add that its location makes it perfect for visiting the sights in town. My husband told me that... More

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The Hotel room 201 was outstanding & reasonably priced! Louis was very helpful and the perfect host on arrival! Breakfast at 7.30 to 10.30 & this was a restful stop to a month long tour of Spain & Portugal!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

When was the last time you stayed in a hotel built into a fortified city wall? Previous reviewers covered the hotel in detail - I generally would like to second the June 6, 2013 review. This hotel announces itself with a large sign as you drive the road into town...best to use that to figure out where to park -... More

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Koethen, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The hotel is located within the city walls, next to the entrance. We paid 55 Euro for a double bed room including internet and breakfast. The room is big as well as the bathroom. The size of the bathroom was untypical big with a jakuzi.

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Waterford, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

This former military hospital dating back to the Peninsular Wars and earlier is perched on the citadel wall commanding amazing views. The hotel is a lovely old building providing large bedrooms and spacious marble bathrooms. A good breakfast is served including scrambled egg bacon sausage as well as cold meats and cheese. The hotel is ideally situated for exploring the... More

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Holmestrand, Norway
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This hotel has a great location just inside the old city wall in this very beautiful, old town. The rooms are very spacious and beautiful and the hotel garden/patio is very beautiful too. We stayed here for three nights in October, and the first night it was a storm and very heavy rain. In the morning it started dripping from... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We recently enjoyed a lovely one night stay at this hotel. The pool, courtyard and gardens are lovely, but the room and en suite was truly lovely. Very large. The staff were very welcoming indeed and we appreciated the free parking. The location is good. Breakfast was fine. The little issues that needed attention (shower cap missing, no instructions for... More

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Northern Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

This hotel has loads of character being a former monastery of a Medical Order. The conversion is very tastefully done, which means only the minimum changes for guest creature comforts were made. There is a very calm and peaceful aura about the place. Huge thick stone walls, many vaulted ceilings, tile floors. Compared with purpose-designed hotels, the corridors and common... More

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Bend, Oregon
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258 reviews 258 reviews
177 hotel reviews
318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

On a recent trip through Spain and Portugal we spend one night in Elvas at this hotel. I was surprised that our GPS did not list this hotel in their data base and the address provided did not produce a result GPS result either. We had to rely on the old fashion method of stopping folks and asking for directions.... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We found the guys on reception , especially Louis, very helpful. We had to change our travel plans and the hotel were very accomodating even offering a room with balcony. Unfortunately, we were only able to stay one night in this atmospheric hotel which was originally a military hospital. It therefore has some rooms which are internal -in that they... More

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Address: Largo S. Joao Deus, Elvas 7350, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Alentejo > Portalegre District > Elvas
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sao Joao de Deus 4*
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