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SANA Rex Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Castilho, 169, Lisbon 1070-051, Portugal
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Ranked #128 of 218 hotels in Lisbon
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here last weekend, for a family trip (5 adults). We booked in advance by comparing different hotels, this one had good prices, continental breakfast and was near public transport. Well, the hotel definitely was good. Big rooms (unfortunately most of them do not have a nice view), bad and shower (hot and nice), air conditioning, safe and towels.... More

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Sudbury Suffolk
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Spent 7 nights at Sana Rex. A really great hotel for the price we paid, had room on 10th floor with what must be the best views of Lisbon from any hotel. The staff were really helpful and could not do enough for us.

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Liverpool
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights on a girlie break. the hotel is small but nicely furnished and while the reception is small, check in was quick and the staff were all pleasant, approachable and helpful. The room while small was more than adequate and, along with the bathroom were both very clean. Previous reviews mentioned a hairdryer being available, this... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This was my 3rd time at the Rex. The first time I had the pleasure to stay there it was back in 1986, prior to the "Sana" added to its name. Back then, the place was populated by a great staff, where courtesy was a MUST - fortunately, it has remained the same. As a matter of fact, I was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Our start was not brilliant as we had to wait three hours for check in. Lucky for the hotel we were hungry so went out to dinner. Good location and good service. Breakfast at hotel was not brilliant but location and service makes up for it. Rooms were cleaned and regularly cleaned And hotel staff were helpful and

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Belchertown, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I stayed here in April of 2014 with a group of high school students. It is a lovely, old-world style hotel, though be warned that the rooms are small by American standards. It was impossible to walk easily between the end of the bed and the wall next to it...my roommate and I had to do a little shuffle to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Chose the hotel as it seemed good value for the type of hotel and location. I was not dissapointed. The rooms are elegantly appointed although quite small. Everything is very clean though. The location is very good, right near the Marques de Pombal metro station and within walking distance to the old town centre.(approx 15 min) Staff were always very... More

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Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We chose this hotel as it appeared to be the best value for money for a non budget hotel. I really have very few, if any, complaints about our stay. The staff were very helpful and all spoke perfect English, they gave us a lot of advice and answered our questions during our stay. The room, although a bit on... More

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San Diego, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The hotel is clean, breakfast is excellent, and staff is very accomodating. My first room didn't have a fridge and was smoking, even though I had asked for non-smoking. Hotel was booked the first night but they moved me the 2nd day. Rooms are very small though so beaware if you have more than 1 person in the room! Location... More

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Manaus, AM
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

My family and a couple of friends stayed in Lisbon,for seven days,during spring .It was a lovely experience.We loved the hotel,the elegant rooms,the delicious breakfast and the friendly staff.We had a great view from our room to Eduard VII Park,full of flowers ,lots to see,take a long walk or just seat and rest,irresistible!Absolutly excelent location,close to Marques de Pombal square,subway... More

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Address: Rua Castilho, 169, Lisbon 1070-051, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Estremadura > Lisbon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — SANA Rex Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Classic Hotel Sana Rex
Classic Hotel Lisbon
Lisbon Classic Hotel

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Wheelchair access
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Located right in the heart of Lisboa, near the renowned Parque Eduardo VII, SANA Rex Hotel takes its inspiration from the typically Portuguese spirit, offering a welcoming and traditional environment in each of its spaces: 59 rooms and 9 suites, reception, bar and restaurant for breakfast and groups. SANA Rex Hotel offers a fantastic view over the extensive green area of Parque Eduardo VII, the entire historic area of Lisbon and the River Tejo, which can be appreciated from one of the rooms with veranda or the panoramic meeting and events room. Near Marquês de Pombal, SANA Rex Hotel is just a short walk from the famous Avenida da Liberdade, the historic centre of Lisbon and the well-known shopping centres El Corte Inglés. The hotel’s privileged location allows quick access to access routes and public transport, with excellent connections to all points of the city of Lisbon. ... more   less 
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