We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 136 Lisbon B&Bs / inns

Pensao Monumental

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Rua Gloria 21, Lisbon 1250-114, Portugal
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Pensao Monumental to your Saves list
Pensao Monumental
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
51%
Ranked #98 of 136 Lisbon B&B and Inns
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013
ZAMY73 Milan, Italy
  • Overview
  • Reviews (43)
  • Photos (27)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (3)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

43 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    3
    17
    9
    5
    9
See reviews for
2
21
5
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Jakarta
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Oh man, where do I start? This place is basically a dump. The building was dilapidated. The room was sizable, but drab. No decor to speak of. The bed has thin, saggy mattress, and it smells musky. But everything works, though: the lights, the tiny tv, the hot water, etc. I found no issue with cleanliness, but I wore my... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The hotel we booked had a water issue and they moved us here. We would not have stayed except that we have paid for 2 nights already at the other hotel. It was very basic and not very comfortable. The doors to the balconies did not lock properly and you could hear street noise all night . The building is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Šiauliai, Siauliu Apskritis, Lithuania
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Our room had a mouldy smell and walls had moulds. Damp was everywhere, after the night the newspaper which was left on the commode near the bed became damp! The wardrobe had a nasty smell, I did not risk to put my clothes in it. I am happy that I had to spend only one night in this hotel.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

To say staying here is slumming it is an understatement. Never stayed anywhere as bad as this before. Will never trust a friend to book my accommodation again. Suspect wiring in the bathroom, Dodgy water taps and shower, not all the lights were working. The décor was totally substandard, and the bedding grubby. When we got home after 2 nights... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Milan, Italy
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
37 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Small and very cheap typical pension. Perfect position, just steps from shops, public transport, city center and the famous "Bairro Alto". Clean rooms ( daily maid service ) and very helpful staff. Absolutely a gret choice if you're looking for a cheap andclean option, in the best position.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Would advise all fellow travellers to stay well clear of this one. Not only was my i-phone charger stolen from my room but the reception staff offered no assistance whatsoever. The wouldn't phone the police, wouldn't question cleaning staff and generally took a very dismissive attitude to the whole thing. The best advice they could offer me was to "not"... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Have just returned from staying 4 nights at this budget hotel. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to other travellers on a limited budget who want somewhere in a great central location. Our room was at the back of the hotel and very quiet, it was cleaned every day, and the staff were really friendly, giving us maps and great... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Helsinki
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

Stayed here for a week in February, 2010. First we didn't find the hotel, because the sign was so unnoticeable. Me and my friend (both students) didn't expect much from the hotel, as you can imagine, we are super-low-budget-travelers and payed about 110e per person for five nights. Cheap huh?! The room itself was pretty good, I mean for the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Barcelona, Spain
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2009

Best price-value hotel. It has excellent location, just at one of the main squares in Lisbon - Praca dos Restauradores. It is 1 min walking distance from the bars quarter of Lisbon - Bairo Alto, and no more than 10 min walking to the Baixa and Chiado. The staff in the hostel is friendly and you can be confident on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Pensao Monumental, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Pensao Monumental? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Pensao Monumental

Address: Rua Gloria 21, Lisbon 1250-114, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Estremadura > Lisbon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Pensao Monumental 2*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Priceline, Orbitz, Tingo, HostelBookers, TripOnline SA, BookingOdigeoWL, Venere and Otel so you can book your Pensao Monumental reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

27 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (28)
Viewed
View from room (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (11)
Viewed
Other (2)

Amenities

Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
21

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer