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Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua do Hospital, Viseu 3500 161, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 13 hotels in Viseu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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London, England, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Pousadas of Portugal are an admirable concept - the majority of properties have been converted from historical buildings to preserve what otherwise could have fallen into decay and ruin. This one is in the pretty town of Viseu and is within walking distance of the historical centre. While the building dates from the end of the 18th Century, the... More

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Sydney, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled into this newish hotel on the internet and very happy to have found it. Although expensive by local standards it is outstanding in presentation and offerings. A very good place for a short term indulgence in a fabulous regional town. The staff are fantastic and the hotel is a stylish contemporary rebuild of an old hospital very close to... More

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London England
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39 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for four nights from 2 July. Conversion of this early 19th Century hospital was done very intelligently and provides an enjoyable ambience, and was only opened about 5 years ago. There are four floors in addition to the ground level, with the top floor constructed on the former roof, taking advantage of the balustrade to provide terraces... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently took a coach tour of Portugal. Arranged by a well-known UK holiday company, it involved staying in 4 different pousadas. This one was the second. Although we did not eat here - apart from breakfast - this was my favourite of the four. And the reason.....I just loved the room! Our room was very spacious with rather plain... More

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Dear Guest; Thank you for taking your valuable time to post a review on Pousada de Viseu in Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read your comments and I am happy that you had a nice experience with us and that the services of our staff met your expectations. I have personally conveyed your feedback to the teams and they are... More

Budapest, Hungary
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed here beginning of May with my 11 friends in portugal wine tasting trip. Not the most popular place in Portugal, but if somebody search hotel in Viseu I highly recommend this Pousada. From the very old historical building made the charming and beautiful hotel. We had no time to try, but the spa and the outdoor pool looked... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

After 30 years of Portuguese travel, we finally arrived in Viseu. This is a completely undervalued Portuguese city, and well worth a detour from the normal tourist trail. The Pousada is a converted hospital, tastefully converted into a very comfortable hotel. Faith, Hope and Charity top the preserved façade, and the interior has been tastefully renovated with a covered central... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Great, beautiful and charming hotel. Very creative architect. Great Value for the money and even got a discount for people over 55! Great food and good service in the restaurant. they have to improve with the free internet in the rooms.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Spent 3 nights at the Pousada, incredible old building restored to a beautiful Hotel. Viseu is a beautiful Historical city, very clean and safe. All important historical sites were within walk of the Pousada.

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Adelaide, Australia
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64 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

It was a real pleasure to stay at the Pousada de Viseu. The previous reviewers have really said it all in terms of the facilities, ambience, service, position and sheer comfort. Truly hard to find any fault at all! As a guest you feel important and looked after. Attention to detail was impressive - the Pousada emblem was not only... More

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York, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

What a magnificent setting to stay in! All the staff were pleasant and helpful. We dined in the covered cloister to the sound of a pianist. Magical! The conversion of the building has been done with such skill and taste. You will not be disappointed

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Address: Rua do Hospital, Viseu 3500 161, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viseu District > Viseu
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Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel 4*
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The Pousada de Viseu is built on the old Sao Teotonio Hospital, one of the oldest hospitals of the Viseu city, having opened in 1842. The entrance to this eighteenth century majestic and impotent building is crowned by 3 statues - Faith, Hope and Charity - which look attentively over the fabulous landscape above the old city - the name given to the oldest part of the town which is located the Cathedral and the Cava Viriato. This hotel in Viseu was a project by the Portuguese architect Goncalo Byrne and opened to the public in 2009, offering a hotel Spa at the heart of the city. The Spa is situated in the old hospital chapel and offers sauna, Jacuzzi, Turkish baths, tropical showers, gym and an indoor pool heated for better relaxation. Its central location and private parking are an invitation to visit places of interest nearby, such as the green Fontelo Forest Park, Cava de Viriato, the Roman ruins and the Grao Vasco Museum of Renaissance paintings, the treasure of the Cathedral and the Home Museum of Almeida Moreira, which tells the story of a historic city. ... more   less 
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