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Residencial Joao XXI

Rua Gomes Freire 179 - 1, Lisbon 1150-177, Portugal
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Ranked #117 of 262 Specialty Lodging in Lisbon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015
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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed at this hostel as it appeared to be good value for money, but it really was very basic, and we could hear the comings and goings of all the residents, plus the road noise, meant that we got almost no sleep. If you are very young, and will be coming back late at night, and making noise, then... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The location of this hostel is pretty bad. The nearest metro is about 10-15 minutes away. The rooms are relatively small (for 2 people) AND what ticked me off the most is I got accused and charged 20 euros for damaging their mattress. When they told me I had to pay up the receptionist was not able to show me... More 

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Selby, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Had a pleasant 5 night stay at this hotel. The room was comfortable and clean but had no kettle or hairdryer, i had e mailed in advance to ask about the facilities and was told that there was an area that we could use a kettle and hairdryers were available at the reception desk. We decided to take a kettle... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The hotel/hostel was basic but had all you needed, it was clean, comfy, good sized bathroom. The staff were friendly and helpful. Location within 15mins walk of the old centre of Lisbon and the same to the new district. There was a steep incline back from the old town. The nearest metro station was 5 mins walk away, also there... More 

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I booked the room and paid a deposit the day before our arrival. Confirmation arrived and everything seemed OK. We traveled the whole day (= no internet) to Lisbon and happily arrived at about 8 PM to the hostel. But when we wanted to check-in the receptionist said that our reservation had been cancelled. I asked her why, but she... More 

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gold coast
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Lady who greeted us was the biggest grump. Looked like she hated her job, and did not want to be there. We asked her for help for what to do in Lisbon and just gave us a pamphlet. Accidently spilt a little bit of water on the front desk and she went mental. Room had awesome aircon and blacked out... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We stayed in the room 203,it was good but a little bit small for three person but the bathroom is very big and has a window. The room was not very soundproof. The receptionists were kind. When I made the booking they wrote that in the room will be the kettle and the hair dryer. It was good for us... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Booked a cuadruple room for 35euros/night. The room was very spacious with air conditioning and high speed free wifi. The cleanliness was ok . The problem: we hadn't a bath towel for each of us. If you want a very cheap room to rest and visit Lisbon on foot, this is your place.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Positives: Everything! - room was spacious - Elevator - room had heating, plenty tv channels - very clean room and en-suite facilities -very strong shower pressure - comfy double bed - friendly and helpful staff -value for money LOVE THIS PLACE!! Location was walking distance to Rassio. God walking shoes essential as the city is hilly. Free wifi. My room... More 

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Finland
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18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Booked a twin room for 25€ / night. Actually got a triple room. Cleanliness, sleeping conditions, etc. were in good order. No complaints there. So, let me present my plus & minus list: + air conditioning + friendly reception + spacious, clean room + free wifi + very inexpensive price + only 15 mins walk from the center - elevator... More 

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