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Pensao Peninsular

Rua Sa Da Bandeira 21, Porto 4000, Portugal
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Ranked #65 of 93 Hotels in Porto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Just love it here. We have just had 4 nights here. Great value for money. You get what you pay for so dont stay here and expect 4 star luxury. its clean and comfy and all you need after a days sightseeing. The staff are so helpful. Great location and good breakfast!

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Medellin, Colombia
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13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It is not the kind of hotel you want to arrive to. Ok it is cheap but that doesnt't overcome it's deficiencies. It is just to sleep and not to return during the daytime. A hotel to forget, sleep in it only if everything else is taken.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I went with my mother for a weekend and chose a hotel on the cheap side but I never EVER thought that I would find something like this. The room they gave us was on the 5th floor, which looks like a floor on an adjacent building and has an absolutely different "decoration". I'll just let the pictures speak for... More 

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Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I stayed in Peninsular for 6 nights. I had a two-bed room for single person use. The room was big enough. Unfortunately it does not have an AC a defficiency in the hot Portuguese nights. Generally in this hotel you have a feeling that everything is going to fall apart. Everything is very dated. The shower is working oddly it... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Location is excellent but the hotel is OK. Kinda old and musky smelling. Bathroom is very small and extremely dated. Water pressure is very very bad and there was no air conditioning in this hotel. Breakfast was decent. Can't say we would stay here again.

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Budapest, Hungary
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our TAP Portugal flight got cancelled, so we could arrive to Porto one day later. I updated the hotel by mail with this information, hoping they would not charge us with the price of the first (missed) night. However, we found no empathy there, they charged us anyway, what's more, we got a mail from booking.com about our "no show".... More 

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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458 reviews 458 reviews
7 hotel reviews
510 helpful votes 510 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for one night. It is situated very close to the Sao Bento train station. It is a nice hotel, quite old with the staff speaking adequate english. We made a last-minute reservation and we had to stay in a triple room, although we were a couple, however, the price was reasonable. The room was very... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

There was so much charm in this hotel like the giant circular staircase in the center, the old wood furniture, the creaky floor in some spots, and the cool bathroom with a bidet. It reminded of an apartment in Paris. Yet there are some modern touches as well like granite counters. I slept with the window open at night. Occasionally... More 

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Athens, Greece
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We were prepared for the worst, as we had never been in any 1-star hotel before. When we left we said that this is more like a 2* superior... A clean hotel, a clean room with very old durniture but a rather comfortable bed, a TV set, bathroom amenities, a proper bathtub and even a hair dryer, let alone the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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150 reviews 150 reviews
109 hotel reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Hotel with real style (at least in the common areas, not in all the rooms), well located next to the train station. The breakfast is fine. The staff is welcoming. It is quiet and confortable. They offer very low rates, at least offseason. The cheap rooms are dark and have no outside windows, the TV is Portugese only. Many places,... More 

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