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Pousada de Dom Joao IV - Vila Vicosa

5.0 of 5 Convento das Chagas - Terreiro do Paco, Vila Vicosa 7160, Portugal
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orillia, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Wonderful converted Monastery. Incredible room #111 is the Professors Room with its own jail cell( too tough to explain, must be seen.) Fabulous principal rooms. Great morning breakfasts and excellent dinner menu . This is a Must Stay if you're in the area.

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United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

wife and I visited here for just one night . The staff were particularly friendly and helpful and our room was large had a big comfy bed was well decorated and equipped . The place has been beautifully renovated and we would have liked to have stayed longer . Great breakfast all in all well worth a visit and the... More 

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Oeiras, Portugal
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367 reviews 367 reviews
34 hotel reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The building is very interesting, the swimming pool area is very nice, staff are friendly (but you feel there's not enough of them), especially at the reception. The rooms are large, but really look old. We stayed in a huge room in the 2nd floor, with a bathroom that was the size of a "roman bath", but equipment is old-fashioned... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We spent only one night in this hotel but it was so nice. The staff is friendly and eager to help. The building is very well maintained and decorated. The swimming pool and its surroundings are perfect to relax and the town is just lovely. We had a delicious diner in the "claustro" of the hotel in a warm summer... More 

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Ulm, Germany
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338 reviews 338 reviews
251 hotel reviews
407 helpful votes 407 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Compared to other Pousadas (e.g. Estremoz) this place has similar charme and lots of spaces to discover (original frescs, small chappels etc.) but the rooms have been installed maybe 25-30 years ago and nothing has been renovated - really nothing. Doors are old, Windows missing paint, floors are worn-off and bathoom looks like 1980... beds are good (replaced I suppose)... More 

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This Pousada is truly magnificent. An old nunnery set on the edge of the city next to the Palace. On arrival we were greeted with a friendly and helpful reception and shown to our room. The rooms are spacy and the bathrooms have all the facilities i.e. hairdryer, shower gel and shampoo and moisturiser. Did enjoy the little chocolates left... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Me, my wife and our 8 months year old baby boy stayed in this Pousada in April. The service was great, great breakfeast and location. Within walking distance from the small center, and very close to the Palace that you probably want to visit. Super service in the Pousada also, only bad parts were the dinner (not so special) and... More 

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Algarvia, Portugal
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

We spent one night here making use of the incredibly good-value spring offer. Bed and breakfast for us both for under 70 euros. It is a fabulous building right next to the Royal Palace. Rooms are very comfortable if a little cold at the time. Staff were helpful and cheerful. Breakfast was good - but ask for coffee from the... More 

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Great facilities and staff allow myself and family to enjoy a great weekend. Enjoy friendly Recepcion, large bedroom for 3, excelent breakfast and lunch, friendly staff, enjoy a afternoon in front of large firewood at the enormous living room. Based on old monastery, near a Royal Palace we feel living like kings. :) Would like to come back soon!

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

A historic pousada in a pretty town, the hotel is housed in a converted convent, immediately adjacent to the residence of the last king of Portugal (visit by guided tour, in Portuguese, only). The pousada is well signposted and easy to find, and makes a good base for exploring the small town and surrounding area. There is plenty of parking... More 

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Address: Convento das Chagas - Terreiro do Paco, Vila Vicosa 7160, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Alentejo > Evora District > Vila Vicosa
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Hotel Class:5 star — Pousada de Dom Joao IV - Vila Vicosa 5*
Number of rooms: 39
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