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VIP Diplomatico Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Castilho 74, Lisbon 1250-071, Portugal
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Ranked #172 of 218 Hotels in Lisbon
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Hungary
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a 4 star hotel. I would say a weak 3. I had 2 chances when I was arrived. Stay in a smoking room with WiFi or non-smoking room without WiFi. Due to the reason that I was on a business trip I had to choose smoking room. The room was very old furnished, especially the bathroom. I... More

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Paris, France
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The star rating of a hotel always spurs much debate. Portugal isn't a member of the European HOTREC, which works to harmonise hotel ratings across all european countries. This may be a possible explanation for the downright deceptive presentation of Hotel Diplomatico on their website, claiming 4 star luxury in downtown Lisbon, with various well manicured pictures to match. The... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a great base to explore as it is so close to the metro station, and buses run from stops which are very easy to get to. The room we stayed in was bigger than I expected, with a balcony and great air-con, which was needed! The staff were very helpful, drawing us directions on maps and advising... More

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel has the nicest staff. They are so friendly. It is well located and rooms are spacious and clean. However, this is not a 4 star hotel. Maybe some 10 years ago… Bathrooms are very old and so is the decor. The place could do with a big renovation. It was value for money and that is why I... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Booked to return to this hotel as last visit was good. It ticked all my boxes ie. wifi, tv, tea/coffee facilities car parking and own bathroom. Very disappointed the receptionist lied to me saying firstly hotel had no wifi then saying it was out of order. I found out later it was because I was on 6th floor, he offered... More

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Arendal, Norway
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I have stayed here for 2 nights. Hotel is in a great location. Close to bus stop, metro, hop on hop off bus stop and restaurants. Room was large and very beautiful. Breakfast was good. Staff were NOT that much friendly but helpful. During my stay there was problem with WIFI. They haven't resolved it for 3 days. If you... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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
8 helpful votes 8 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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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*
Number of rooms: 90
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