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VIP Diplomatico Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Castilho 74, Lisbon 1250-071, Portugal
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Ranked #168 of 218 hotels in Lisbon
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't know how this hotel got to be classified as a 4 star hotel. Rude staff, no wifi at rooms, my bath towel had a huge hole in it (showing too much use), the room is really old with old carpets. I have my doubts that is should be a 3 star.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hotel Diplomatica in Lisbon in July 2014 and it was definitely not a four star hotel. Really basic amenities, extremely unfriendly staff, less than appetizing breakfast and broken shower facilities. Will definitely not be back!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Decent wifi is about the best thing that can be said. Everything else was below average and the sliding door on the balcony had a broken hinge. I would only suggest staying here if you can get a good deal online or really need to stay in the area.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A centrally located hotel, very convenient for Metro and bus. Accommodation was quiet, clean, comfortable and good value. Hotel facilities were basic, definitely no frills, but staff were polite and welcoming. The bar wasn't open during our stay and the restaurant does not not open at night for dinner, so the hotel had no atmosphere in the evening. This is... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

After arriving at Lisboa, went to this Hotel, and ask in the front desk, and been attended by Sr Carlos, the chief receptionist there, and with a really bad attitude ask my for my CC, and Passp. And not even check, start sending the bill for $66,00 euros, the traeatment from this person, it says a lot, specially if is... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

It might not be a luxury hotel, but it is definitely a good hotel - clean, comfortable beds, very spacious room and bathroom, a big wardrobe and space in front of it to place your suitcases, very good location, double glazing to protect from the noise outside. Very good value for money. If we visit Lisbon again we shall definitely... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Most definitely not a 4 star hotel!! The bedrooms are bleak to say the least. The furnishings are dated and would look more at home on The Antiques Road Show. There is no atmosphere or people in and around the hotel. The bar was open one night in the three that we stayed - and the one night we did... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

It´’s a renewed old hotel from the sixties. The lobby is wide and nice. The bedrooms are comfortable. Its location is very good – in the center of Lisbon with underground and taxis around. If you don’t need luxury and want to pay a low price, take this chance.

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Aveiro, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I book this Hotel as a 4 starts, but the Hotel is very old, it is as much a low 3 star Hotel. The breakfast is mild. The room furniture is very old and is falling apart. The walls are very thin, we can ear the rooms next door easily.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I just returned from staying at this 4 star hotel. I am confounded by some remarks. I am a perpetual complainer, and I expect value for money. I have written many reviews. This is the first hotel that I have only a positive impression about. Clean, comfortable, every facility, great location and on the whole excellent value. It is not... More

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Address: Rua Castilho 74, Lisbon 1250-071, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Estremadura > Lisbon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — VIP Diplomatico Hotel 4*
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#94 Luxury Hotel in Lisbon
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The VIP Executive Diplomático Hotel is a four star hotel with a unique design. With 90 rooms all equipped to provide the highest comfort both for leisure and business travellers. After a working day you can have a drink or a cocktail at the Hotel Bar.For events the Hotels offers 4 meeting rooms where you may hold meetings, seminars and conferences.The Hotel VIP Executive Diplomático is located in the Downtown Lisbon, next to Marquês do Pombal square and the Parque Eduardo VII. Its privileged location makes this Hotel the perfect choice for both business and leisure travellers. ... more   less 
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