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Hotel Palacio Dos Melos

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Rua Chao do Mestre n 4, Viseu 03500, Portugal
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Hotel Palacio Dos Melos
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Ranked #2 of 14 Hotels in Viseu
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maidstone, Kent
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91 reviews 91 reviews
33 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

..I think we were the only guests there! We stayed here for one night. The member of staff on reception was pleasant, our room was large and comfortable but the hotel and Viseu was deserted! It was a Monday and the hotel restuarant wasn't open and nor was anywhere else - we ended up having our dinner in a cafe... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Excellent location. Free wifi in the lobby area. Breakfast included with the price of the room was good. Very helpful and friendly staff. The jacuzzi bathtub in the room was great. Cons: the air conditioner in the room did not cool off the room much.

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Sydney
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177 reviews 177 reviews
58 hotel reviews
161 helpful votes 161 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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101 reviews 101 reviews
61 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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356 reviews 356 reviews
263 hotel reviews
425 helpful votes 425 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 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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