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Hotel Palacio Dos Melos

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Chao do Mestre n 4, Viseu 03500, Portugal
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Ranked #2 of 13 hotels in Viseu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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103 reviews 103 reviews
40 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

This hotel is tricky to find even with a GPS. But once you work out where it is, everything about it is top class. Big rooms, refrigerator, washcloths (face towels), towels huge and expensive quality, all the free shampoo, bath gel etc. The tub is large and has Jacuzzi jets they call hydro massage which we tried and work. Location... More

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My wife and I spent one night at the Palacio dos Melos on our way to Porto. In general, it was a pleasant stay and the hotel description in its website is largely accurate. However, I do think that it is a three star hotel as opposed to its current four star hotel. An interesting note: some of the literature... More

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Barreiro, Portugal
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80 reviews 80 reviews
48 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Had a short one night stay at this hotel during a street festival that was taking place in surrounding areas, and we had to turn several old town (narrow) streets before making it to the entrance and be faced with a full hotel parking, so no choice for us other than park on the street, despite the previous information that... More

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Ulm, Germany
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323 reviews 323 reviews
242 hotel reviews
363 helpful votes 363 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

The hotel itself is a perfect place: very nice staff, good service, excellent breakfast buffet and the rooms are georgous - free limited parking closeby. Assuming that a hotel is a place to sleep and relax the recently opened restaurant with outdoor terracce for the rich and beautiful of the town will destroy the hotels good approach (and business model)... More

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malta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This hotel was perfect for exploring Viseu, particularly the old town. All main sights were within walking distance and there were a number of good restaurants in the vicinity serving local and traditional food. The breakfast was ample with juices, cereals, delicious breads and pastries, and a few hot and cold items. The rooms were well furnished and the bathroom... More

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sao paulo
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

My husband and I spent the New Year's Eve at this amazing hotel, boutique style in a old buiding. The location is outstanding: in the heart of Viseu's historical center, few meters from The Se, Vasco da Gama Museum. You feel like walking through the past: narrow streets of blocks, restaurants with tiles, so wonderful! The breakfast was a sensation:... More

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St. Louis, Missouri
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19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

This was a charming hotel and fantastic location for strolling downtown historic Viseu. The parking was a little difficult but once we found it the hotel went out their way to secure free parking. The hotel itself is a marvel. You feel like you are living in a private home eith all the new amenities without losing the charm of... More

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Porto, Portugal
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

It´s a small boutique hotel in a renovated old building just in the heart of Viseu's "centro histórico" (old town), close to the Sé (main church) and Museu Grão-Vasco. Close by are several small bars and restaurant and it feels secure to wander by even late at night. This hotel offers several small living rooms, tastefully decorated and has a... More

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

excellent in every way.close to all the highlights of Viseu. Quiet and intimate with spacious rooms, clean and comfortable and super breakfast. friendly and helpfull staff. A true jem.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The hotel is very cosy and clean. It has several small living rooms, ancient style decorated. The room and bathroom are spacious, clean and well decorated. Breakfast was nice, could have a bit more variety, but the food was fresh and tasty. Had a problem with the internet, which is free, by cable in the rooms, or wireless in the... More

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Address: Rua Chao do Mestre n 4, Viseu 03500, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viseu District > Viseu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Palacio Dos Melos 4*
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The Palacio dos Melos Hotel, an emblematic building of Viseu, has been completely refurbished and fitted with modern and comfortable facilities whilst maintaining its original facade. An alliance that works in perfect agreement. At the Palacio dos Melos Hotel, each detail serves to highlight the charm and quality of the space. In the main building, where the Deluxe and Superior rooms are, the palatial grandeur is unfolded. The rooms on the adjacent wing match subtle style and simplicity of design. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, Internet, hydromassage, safe and minibar. At the heart of a town as emblematic as Viseu, you're able to experience several activities of historical and cultural interest, such as a visit to the Cathedral, The Grao Vasco Museum, the Misericordia Church, and many others. ... more   less 
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