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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cork Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely Hotel in a great location in Alvor. Spotlessly clean and rooms were cleaned and towels were changed every day. Breakfast is fab with loads of variety. Would recommend the seaview room as the view is amazing!!

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently returned from our first holiday to Portugal. We picked this hotel after reading previous reviews and overall were not disappointed. The hotel was clean and well maintained.Points that let it down slightly were the overpriced restaurant, lack of sun loungers and number of lifts. We decided to try out the restaurant on our first night and were made... 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 feedback. We are glad to Know you enjoyed your stay with us. We now look forward to welcoming you again soon! Kindest regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for two weeks at the beginning of August, as a family of four with two young children. First impressions were good. We'd booked a one bedroom superior villa and was very lucky to be upgraded to a two bed on arrival. The villa (apartment) was great. The grounds were lovely, as was the beach but found the pool... More

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

Dear Guest, Our apologies for any inconvenient caused whist you where on holidays with us. Please let us know in advance about your next trip to the Hotel,should you consider it, so that we can make sure that everything goes according to your highest expectations. Best regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More

Portstewart, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel from 18th--24th April 2014 (Easter week).We booked B/B but had 3x buffet dinners at the hotel. ( on special offer.) We stayed in a side sea view room on the 4th floor which also had views of the garden from a small balcony .Our room was spacious with a free chilled fridge. The staff were... 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

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really looking forward to our holiday, as everyone does. Never been to Portugal before. Alvor is lovely, the scenery stunning especially down the rocky end of the beach. Cannot fault it. The sea is blummin freezing though being the Atlantic which was rather a shock and a bit annoying as well. The weather was great, hot but not... 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. All your comments will be taken in consideration Kindest regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More

Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here from 05/08/14 to12/08/14 with my wife and grandchild on a bed and breakfast basis. we were checked in in 10 mins. to a sea view room which we had requested.The hotel is in a really good location on the beach with a nice pool and well kept gardens. Checked out in 3min. A hassle free stay.

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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. Your opinion is very important to the Pestana Dom João II Hotel and to other guests that consider a trip to the Algarve. 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... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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

Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. We 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 João II Hotel More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments in Tripadvisor. Your opinion is very important to the Pestana Dom João II Hotel and to other guests that consider a trip to the Algarve. 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... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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

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Address: Praia de Alvor s/n, Alvor, Portimao 8500-904, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao > Alvor
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Hotel Class:4 star — Pestana Dom Joao II 4*
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