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Pestana Dom Joao II

Praia de Alvor s/n, Alvor, Portimao 8500-904, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A group of 18 Ladies from North Wales + Cumbria recently visited this lovely Hotel in Alvor, although this was my first visit to Portugal, the group have been many times before. The Spa Breaks are organised by Love My Leisure, which includes an All Inclusive package plus treatments in the Spa. Although we did have a Sea View room... 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 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed here twice in the last few months: once in a hotel room for a week, and once in a villa for a week. I prefer the hotel rooms - they're newer, with lovely airy rooms and your choice of sea or land views. The villa was lovely as well, just a little more dated - but plenty of... 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. With kind regards, Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned 17th April from a week golfing at Palmares and Pestana courses. We have been to the Dom Joao several times and are never disappointed. The staff are very efficient and friendly. The breakfast caters for every taste and includes cereals, fruit, and a full hot breakfast if that's what you want. I would have given 5 stars if... 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 comments regarding our services and staff in Tripadvisor. Your opinion is highly important to the Pestana Dom João II Hotel and to other guests that consider a trip to the Algarve. We thank you again for the great remarks and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in a... More 

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

This is the second time we have stayed at the hotel and once again were taken back by the amazing views, the hotel garden is a good way to relax and read a book while to beach is less than a minute away, our room was very good however did have small room for improvement i.e there were some marks... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at the Pestana Hotel Dom João II. I am sorry that your experience at the Hotel did not meet your expectations concerning breakfast; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Pestana Dom João II we continuously strive to meet your needs and expectations; therefore... More 

Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 2nd stay. The rooms were again clean and well kept as were the public areas. The hotel can be busy with groups of golfers that can at times be a little loud but generally well behaved. The bar has entertainment on in the evening and prices are reasonable.The breakfast is buffet style and has a excellent selection... 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 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 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently went to this hotel I a group of 8 on a golf trip. We have returned several times as the hotel has all we need, good standard of cleanliness, good breakfast/food anda small indoor pool with steam room and sauna. It's a easy walk into Alvor where there are many restaurants and bars for an enjoyable evening. Also... 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 

Brighouse, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little disappointed with the room. Felt cramped and no kettle, always a must for my early morning brew. Great choice of food and as much as you can eat. Suggest that you avoid the red meats as they are always tough but the fish and chicken dishes are great. Excellent choice at breakfast with cold buffet and full fry-up... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at the Pestana Hotel Dom João II At Pestana dÃO ii we continuously strive to meet your needs and expectations; therefore your feedback is very important to us. We thank you for your comments and also inform that we have taken all suggestions on board. We... More 

Fife, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from our week long trip to Alvor,staying at Dom Joao, hotel was nice, rooms lovely and cleaned everyday, on bed and breakfast basis, which was typical breakfast choices, but good food, also nice pancakes and omelettes. Made fresh as U wait, also a short walk in to Alvor, which is a lovely quaint place, bustling at weekend but... 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 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 

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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this lovely beach front hotel last week. The Dom Joao is a very comfortable hotel with well-tended gardens and pool patio. The view from the fifth floor landing was magnificent. Breakfast was well presented with an excellent choice of hot and cold dishes. We enjoyed a relaxing four nights and feel that this hotel offers incredible value... 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 comments regarding our services and staff in Tripadvisor. Your opinion is highly important to the Pestana Dom João II Hotel and to other guests that consider a trip to the Algarve. We thank you again for the great remarks and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in a... More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group of four stayed at this hotel last week. I had booked a room with a sea view. There is an extra charge for this type of room. On arrival I was allocated room 140. When we arrived at the room I discovered it was a garden facing room. I went to the Receptionist and he apologised for the mistake... 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 kindly accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience. Kindest regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More 

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