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VIP Diplomatico Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Castilho 74, Lisbon 1250-071, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 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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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 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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17 helpful votes 17 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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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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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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