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Pestana Dom Joao II

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Praia de Alvor s/n, Alvor, Portimao 8500-904, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A few months ago we went back to this hotel and were not surprised to see that the same high levels of service, friendliness and every other aspect had been maintained. This was our 8th visit and we are yet again booked for 2015. The location is fabulous and the front sea views are awe inspiring. Parking is not a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here the last week of July with my girlfriend on a bed and breakfast basis. We arrived at 10 in the morning and were afraid our room would not be ready but the friendly and helpful reception staff checked us in and gave us the keys telling us all was ready to go. The room itself was perfect with... More

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Nottingham
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel through travel agent recommendation as she said that many families repeat book here year on year. Travelled with husband and ten year daughter. Hotel setting is fabulous, directly on the beach with lovely well maintained gardens for sunbathing and relaxing. Pool is good, although saltwater and very cold. No lifeguard in attendance at all at either... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked in here on Friday and were pleased with everything, unfortunately that evening we were water bombed from a very close by highrise block, which I found very intimidating we could not sit out on our balconey, security came within 5 minutes of my phone call and witnessed the pools of water and baloons! we went to reception at... More

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pestana Hotel Dom João II. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable holidays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. Thank you very much for your contribution and recommendation. We... More

England, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 weeks in July, we were very impressed with the standard of this hotel and where it is. Location is fab right on the beach, we paid for a sea view room and the view from our room was amazing! We found the room clean, modern, well laid out the only thing I would complain about was... More

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful review and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. Your kind words give us the great filling of mission accomplished and we also look forward to welcome you again on your next holiday. As for the Kids Clube, beeing august at the moment is completely full with kids and activities. You... More

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15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel and its grounds are lovely. Its right on the beach, has a great poolside and kids club and nice gardens. The breakfast is hearty and good buffet. The beach is very lovely. Kids club is excellent. Service is awful - really a bunch of cranky staff who dont want to help you with anything. They cant even get... More

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to gives us your opinion about our facilities and services. Unfortunately we didn’t met at all your expectations concerning the service. kindly accept my sincerest apologies for the inconvenience. Looking forward to your contact Kindest regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More

Midlands
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third stay at the Dom Joao and each time it as lived up to expectations. Villas are cleaned daily, located in pleasant surroundings and a couple of minutes from beach and choice of pools available. Would we go back again - definitely...

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your excellent comments in Tripadvisor. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in a near future. Sunny regards from Portugal Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More

Limerick, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we, other half and 10 year old son just back from a weeks stay at this hotel. it was just fantastic, rooms staff food pool location cleanliness all 100% .... all staff so helpful and friendly, we were in room 510 ... fab, loved it. room spotless. absolutely no issues at all. from start to finish there was no problem.... More

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful review and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. Your kind words give us the great filling of mission accomplished and we also look forward to welcome you again next year. Please let us know of your return as soon as possible. With kind regards, Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having just returned from our third visit to this hotel we found it to be once again a fantastic place to stay. The staff in all areas are very attentive and nothing is too much trouble. The town of Alvor is a 10 min stroll and the fabulous beach is just beyond the hotel gardens I would thoroughly recommend this... More

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pestana Hotel Dom João II. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable holidays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. Thank you very much for your contribution and recommendation. We... More

Banbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pestana Dom Joao II is located about two thirds of the way along the beautiful Alvor beach; the hotel's gardens edge onto this golden sanded paradise. We have stayed in Alvor before but had decided this time to find hotel accommodation right on the beach with a sea view. On first arriving, we were impressed with the front facade... More

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pestana Hotel Dom João II. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable holidays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. Thank you very much for your contribution and recommendation. We... More

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Address: Praia de Alvor s/n, Alvor, Portimao 8500-904, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao > Alvor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Pestana Dom Joao II 4*
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