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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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Ranked #6 of 26 Hotels in Alvor
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on our first ever visit to Portugal and we were not disappointed. Beautiful clean hotel with well appointed rooms. Just outside the village of Alvor, in a quiet little spot.The staff were all very nice. It was too cold to get the use of the pool but I can imagine lying poolside with a cocktail in warmer... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel one Summer 2013 and returned again this year. Lovely setting on the beach, ideal for strolling and relaxing. Fantastic Salt-water pool in a very well kept garden. Would recommend for relaxation and short stroll into Alvor town which is full of great restaurants and bars. Ideal for family and Couples.

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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. With kind regards, Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More 

Galway
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is in a great location right on the beach and walkable to the town centre. Lovely big modern airy reception and common areas. We stayed in a 1 Bed Villa on the grounds of the Dom Joao. Not sure why they are called villas as they are one bed apartments. Very clean, not very big but fine for 2... 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just come back from a 3 day break at this hotel. We stayed at here prior to it being taken over by the Pestana Group. We found the changes amazing, rooms have been refurbished to a high standard and are kept extremely clean, we have never had such a good hot shower in any hotel. Stayed on the 5th... 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean hotel maids do a fantastic job. Great location to Alvor for restaurants and bars. A few moans are the stained and lumpy pillows with no protectors on them surely a Pestana Hotel can do better than that? Secondly found the drinks in the bar very expensive a Happy Hour would pull the guests to spend in the bar.... 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 excelent overall 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. Please be informed that we have taken all your comment onboard. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in a near... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Third visit to Pestana Dom Joao. Excellent indoor pool and its beachside location is superb. The only fault is the shuttle bus service it offers to Portimao.It picks up from the other Pestana hotels first and there is rarely a seat left when it gets to the Dom Joao.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your regarding our services in Tripadvisor. We thank you for the remarks and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in a near future. Our best regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More 

Maryport
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited this hotel once in each of the last three years as part of the NE/NW pro-am golf tournament. It seemed to have improved in many aspects this year. The rooms are bright and clean and the bed was very comfortable. The shower was one of the best I have come across and was very welcome after another... 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. Sunny regards from Portugal Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife an i have just returned from the Dom Joao II Pestana. This was our second time and again very good.The location is superb, couple minutes away from the beach and only 10 minutes from the lovely fishermans little town of Alvor where you can find plenty of good bars and restaurants. Clean hotel and the staff is excellent.... 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. With kind regards, Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel More 

Langley City, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent an enjoyable week here in early November. Hotel is located on one of the best beaches in the Algarve...a mile long wide golden beach....and some of the famous cliff beaches are within walking distance of the hotel. Room was extremely clean...bed was comfortable. Had a seaview room on the 3rd floor...view was great. Breakfast buffet was generally good for... 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the hotel which was picked through an internet site. We were most impressed - clean, well sized bedrooms, superb location right on the lovely beach at Alvor, wonderful breakfasts and welcoming, helpful and friendly staff. Easy access into Alvor itself. There is no wifi in individual bedrooms but it is available in the public... 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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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*
Number of rooms: 384
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Also Known As:
Pestana Dom Joao Ii Hotel Alvor
Pestana Dom Joao Ii Alvor
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Alvor
#4 Romantic Hotel in Alvor
#5 Luxury Hotel in Alvor

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