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Pestana Dom Joao II

#5 of 26 Hotels in Alvor
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Rotherham
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I visted for 10 days with my partner and 3 year old. The hotel is very nice and clean. Rooms cleaned every days. Its a nice quiet hotel so going to bed early with a child is easy. The indoor pool and sauna area very nice if you want a few hours out of The sun. We were bed 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 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 

Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Could not find any faults with this hotel. In summary: Bedroom - spacious and lovely decorated Breakfast - superb Location - great, just a 5 to 10 minute walk into Alvor along main road Pool/grounds of hotel - excellent (always able to get a sun lounger and plenty of space which means you don't feel crowded when sunbathing)

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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 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good hotel, there isn't one thing I would complain about. The rooms and public areas were all very clean. No problems with noise. Lots to choose for breakfast including cooked, continental, fruit, pastries and even sparkling wine. Buffet dinner choice was varied and very tasty. Both reception and restaurant staff were lovely. There are free towels available to use... 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just returned from a 3 night stay in this hotel. Initially we were disappointed with our room as we didn't have a balcony and when we spoke to reception, they told us the hotel was fully booked that evening but they would be happy to move us the following day. We had paid for a land 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 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 4th stay at this hotel and once again we had a fabulous time. What makes this hotel so good, I'll list the reasons - > friendly/ helpful staff > great rooms > clean > beautiful grounds > great location, right next to the beautiful beach > fabulous buffet breakfast, they serve just about everything you could want... More 

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Thank John P
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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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a very nice hotel, not huge but great grounds, beautiful beach, great breakfast buffet. A short drive (or longer walk) to Alvor town centre with lots of great restaurants (Shenanigan's Irish Bar, Ciao Baby Italian, The Yacht Club Restaurant (right on the water, was nice!) Hotel had evening entertainment, some nights better than others...hotel bar opens at 6... 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 regarding our services 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 near future. Our... More 

Western Ireland, Ireland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is about as good as you can get. The pool was salt water, and that wasn't particularly enjoyed by the kids. The bar/restaurant lacked atmosphere and we mainly ate out in Alvor or down on the beach. The kids club was a shining light, Vanessa in particular putting in a huge effort, the kids would have taken her... 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 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned home from having a relaxing family holiday at the Dom Joao ll, the staff are very welcoming and made our stay enjoyable. The rooms are nicely decorated and are just the right size, they are also cleaned daily. The glass wall between the bathroom and the bedroom is a nice touch. The beds are very comfortable... 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 

Gloucester
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39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this hotel is its location. Otherwise the overall rating has to be "Average" other than "Very Good". We booked a Superior Room through Monarch Holidays with balcony and sea view which we were duly allocated on arrival. However a friend who travelled alone and had booked a standard room with balcony for sole use (additional cost... 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 feedback on your stay with us. We apologize for any inconvenient caused and would very much like to be able to have you back in our hotel in order to change the negative impression you have. Should you consider a trip to the hotel, please let us know... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Initially we booked an apartment on site, but when we saw it. it was very old, damp and run down and not secure. We then opted for a room in the actual hotel itself and this was far better! Facilities are amazing, pools, bars restaurants etc and the breakfasts were amazing!!

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Pestana Dom Joao II

Address: Marginal de Alvor s/n, Alvor, Portimao 8500-021, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao > Alvor
Price Range: $43 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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 Spa Hotel in Alvor
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Alvor
#4 Romantic Hotel in Alvor
#5 Luxury Hotel in Alvor
#5 Family Hotel in Alvor
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