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SANA Rex Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Castilho, 169, Lisbon 1070-051, Portugal
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room at the hotel was okay, but smaller then expected, but had a good size of bathroom with a tub. The bed were comfatable, and there was cable, the view from the balcony was beautiful with a view over the park, and centrum. we had just been to a festival, and wanted to get all of our clothes cleaned,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read the positive reviews on this site, my girlfriend and I booked this hotel for our week's stay in Lisbon. From the start, we were unimpressed by the unwillingness of the reception staff to manage anything more than rude grunting by means of welcome, and they neglected to give us the wifi code which was supposed to be attached... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only reason I gave 4 instead of 5 stars is that the Sana Rex hotel might not seem "excellent" to all travelers - but if you are in the same category as me, an experienced US traveler visiting for business or a conference, I would rate this hotel as a 5 star. I was not originally booked in the... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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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
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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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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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31 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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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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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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