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Pestana Dom Joao II

#5 of 25 Hotels in Alvor
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Praia de Alvor s/n, Alvor, Portimao 8500-904, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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 yesterday NEW

Had a week here from 9th - 16th of May . Everything about this hotel was excellent . From the time we checked in the staff were very friendly and helpful . The location on the beach is beautiful . Proximity to Alvor is a big plus . Would highly recommend this hotel . Brian Byrne .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

P&F Had stayed in the apartments adjoining this Hotel last year and decided to try the hotel this year, very glad we did. On arrival check in was quick and efficient. We enquired as to a sea view and received a free upgrade. It so happened to be my partner's birthday on the Sunday after arrival and we were surprised... 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 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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83 reviews 83 reviews
21 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived around midnight and were welcomed and checked in politely. We're three females in two rooms and asked if the rooms were together, the man on reception asked if we wanted to be together, when we said yes, he said the hotel was full and it wasn't possible - confusing start... Made it to my shared room on the first... 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 tell us about your stay at the Pestana Hotel Dom João II I am sorry that your experience at the hotel did not meet all your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Pestana Hotel Dom João II we continuously strive to meet your needs and expectations; therefore... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My girlfriend found this hotel by chance as we just wanted a short break of 5 days. I was so glad she used trip advisor and found this gem of a hotel. From the point we checked in until the point we left we were happy. the staff were nothing but helpful, the hotel is impeccably clean, and the standards... 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stay at the Dom Joao II 3 May to 10 May 2015 This is our third stay at this hotel, mainly because of the weather here at this time of year and the wonderful beach. However this is a decent hotel with a terrific location. Rooms are ok although they never turn the aircon on in our experience. If you... 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. Your kind words give us the great filling of mission accomplished and we also look forward to welcome you again on your next holiday. Unfortunately not everything went according to your highest expectations. We hope you give us the pleasure of your company... More 

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

My boyfriend and I went to the Hotel over Easter. We booked three months in advance and we were given an amazing room on the 5th floor which over looked the sea. Ask for a room on the 4th or 5th floor. Staff made guests their priority and were extremely helpful. Hygiene was excellent and the interior was classy and... 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 

Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best location in Alvor. Just 10 meters from the beach, with the most pleasent gardens, Salty water swiming pool. and a place were you dont feal the time goes by! The breakfast is absolutly amaizingly fresh and with all the options needed to fulfil the most dificult clients. The hotel is very accomodated and the staff very attentive. We... 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 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned (17 May 2015) from a 10 night stay at the Dom Joao II Hotel. The hotel rooms are very clean and comfortable with modern bathrooms. We found the staff helpful and friendly at all times. The rooms are cleaned daily with towels and linen changed on a regular basis. The reception area, bar and restaurant are... 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 

Tavira, Portugal
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect location on the beach. Spotlessly clean room and comfy bed. The maids were very friendly and all greeted you as you passed. Huge selection for breakfast and we ate ours on the terrace overlooking the lovely gardens. This was our second visit this year and have booked another long weekend very soon.

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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 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with 5 friends on Golfing trip.Rooms on 4th & 5 th floors with spectacular views of bay looking towards Lagos. Never been on a more beautiful beach which is cleaned every day. Golf courses Gramacho & Pinta excellent although one of our party 7 handicapper says sand needs looking at he says quality not up to scratch,I disagreed 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 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 

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