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VIP Executive Villa Rica Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. 5 de Octubro, 295, Lisbon 1600-035, Portugal
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Ranked #145 of 218 hotels in Lisbon
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Rica is a decent hotel near the university and quite convenient for conferences/business. It is less convenient for sightseeing as it is quite far from all the main attractions of Lisbon, but it is a walking distance from one of the nicest museums I have been to recently, Gulbenkian Museum. It is also close to the bullring, where we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast buffet in this hotel is worse than you can imagine. No real coffee, only instant which has a terrible taste. Juice is diluted and watery. Bread and cakes are dry beyond description. Bacon looks boiled rather than fried and sausages look like baby fingers left to dry in the sun. Not even the scrambled eggs is worth eating.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for one night in a business trip. This hotel works well; it does everything you would expect from a 4 star establishment. It provides a reasonable breakfast; the rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff is efficient and friendly. Location is good too. Very good value for money

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is a basic hotel but it does the job. Room size is good. Room amenities are basic. The rooms certainly need to be freshened. The carpets and other upholstery are worn out. The plastic shower curtain was disgusting, in need of replacement. It is very basic, but this in agreement with its price. It offers a good breakfast and... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stayed 2 nights with my husband. Spacious room, confy bed, enormous windows though not much of a view. No wifi in the room, only in the lobby. Indoor swimming pool was really pleasant, there is also a sauna and a jacuzzi. Plenty of variety on offer for breakfast, but the room were it was served was in the basement and... More

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Horta, Portugal
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

A few minutes walk from the Entrecampos metro station and about 11 km from the airport. Rooms are spacious and include tolietries, but NO WIFI (only in the lobby). Only 1 pillow per person and the curtains do not fully darken the room. Didn't have breakfast as we had a very early flight. I have stayed in other 4 star... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night, due to flight being delayed. Hotel is a very average but acceptable 4 star hotel. Beds were comfortable and rooms were clean. Only complaint would be the fact that no wifi is available in the bedrooms which is unusual in today's age. Would stay again.

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

stayed for one night after a flight cancellation so wasn't expecting much. Staff were pretty overrun dealing with the load of guests that arrived from the flight but overall were friendly and courteous. We didn't get a chance to try out breakfast as it doesnt start until 7am and we had an 8am flight. Room itself was on the basic... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We didnt expected to have a 4-star with pretty low fares for 2 nights in Lisbon but it just happened. The location itself is pretty okay, few mins walk from subway and bus station with convenient access to the resorts. The room was average for a 4-star but the space is definitely of good value for the price. Services were... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights whilst in Lisbon. The best way I can describe it is as per the title. Depressing! The room was small and the window hardly let any light in. The hotel itself felt deserted. I definitely would not rate this as a 4 star hotel. Location was ok but you needed to take... More

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Address: Av. 5 de Octubro, 295, Lisbon 1600-035, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Estremadura > Lisbon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — VIP Executive Villa Rica Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#88 Luxury Hotel in Lisbon
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VIP Executive Villa Rica Hotel stands out for its exterior design whilst breathing light, nature and art in its interior. The size and tranquility of the rooms, the brightness of the areas, the marble in the bathrooms, a large lobby with natural light, News Shop, garage with three floors, Bar, Restaurant, a Health Club which features a gym, indoor heated pool, Turkish bath and Sauna, makes this hotel is the choice for your stay in Lisbon with all the quality.For those who bring your laptop, free internet in the rooms is available. The VIP Executive Villa Rica has nine conference rooms, with space to accommodate from a business meeting to a Congress with hundreds of participants. Situated on one of the main arteries of the capital, at the top of the 5 de Outubro Avenue, it has an outstanding set of easy and quick access to all areas of the city. It is close to the Entre-Campos railway station and the respective Metro station (3 minutes walking), it is only 10 minutes by Taxi from Lisbon International Airport. ... more   less 
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