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The hotel doesn't look very nice from the outside but inside it's a good surprise.
The staff was very friendly. The room was large and comfortable. The food was delicious. I can only say good things... more
Stayed over the weekend for a wedding. Hotel staff were wonderful and really polite. Hotel has very good conditions and you can park right next to it. Strongly recommend for anyone. Breakfast was... more
Reviewed September 5, 2016
Was not expecting much, and that is what I got
This place is fairly close to Serra da Estrela. Spent a night here during the Summer to attend a wedding close by. The hotel is a little old in its style and does not look that good, since it is... more
Wonderful hotel, wonderful location, lovely hosts - we had a fantastic stay! A special compliment to the kitchen, the dinner was excellent- the main corse and then that dessert!!! If we're ever in... more
Reviewed April 30, 2017
Best of Portugal Hotels
The whole experience at the Madre De Agua Hotel Rural is amazing - it felt like a luxury experience while also enveloping us into the rural/agricultural experience of the property. The staff was very... more
Stayed here with my band while playing a local rock festival... Great hotel with fantastic views and decent rooms. Located a few minutes up a hill overlooking the town. We had a front room with... more
Reviewed October 19, 2016
We enjoyed our stay!
Our room had a lovely big comfee bed but lacked pillows and when asked for more they never arrived, TV.... Rubbish, 2 channels in our room, bathroom was fantastic apart from the hairdryer was broken... more
All the family stayed at Casa D' Azurara for 4 nights and had a fantastic long weekend. We were 18, and still the house seemed with space for many more.
It has been tastefully renovated, 2 living... more
Reviewed June 28, 2007
Friendly but needs repairs
We found this place in Karen Brown's book. The review might be a few to several years old. The town's asset, or misfortune, is it's vicinity to Viseu. Otherwise, in Mangualde, there's not much to... more
A very clean , simple and convenient and comfortable hotel with friendly helpful staff. The room was a good size with a large bathroom and veranda . Beds and pillows comfortable . A.c great , tea... more
Reviewed 1 week ago
Helpful staff, but a generally shabby hotel
This is a modern hotel, with a large echoing lobby. It was very cold in March. Our room was a good size and well designed, but one wall was wet in the rain. (We could see that neighbouring buildings... more
This Hotel could have just be a design icon, but whilst the design is wonderful and fits in with the dramatic landscape it's the service that makes it worth 5*. It's in a remote location, part of the... more
Reviewed September 25, 2017
This hotel is above Manteigas. Very, very picturesque site. Wonderful views. The room was excellent. The staff was as well. Could not be topped. The restaurant was excellent. We took the shuttle to... more
Our sole problem was that we only spent one night here. It was so beautiful, quiet, and peaceful. The property had started off as an olive oil mill and was renovated into a hotel. There were many... more
Reviewed August 13, 2017
Relaxing and comfortable
We stayed in the suite as a family - it's comfortable and roomy and very good value. The hotel is next to the main road to Manteigas and is about 10 mins by car from the town. There are good... more
I stay two nights in this confortable and affordable hotel, a good place to stay and discover the beautiful region around, with lots of history to discover and real nice wines and cheeses to taste... more
Reviewed June 10, 2017
Good for one night
We stayed here just for one night. The room was pleasant but the bathroom was a bit dated.
We asked for a crib and they gave us a toddler bed that was too low for a small baby. The baby ended up... more
Very good small family hotel right in the city center
Don't expect a lot of amenities because like the title it's just a very good small family hotel right in the city center.
However you'll like : the cleanness, the location, the welcoming staff, the... more
Reviewed November 5, 2017
Great location, friendly staff
We very much enjoyed our overnight stay at Hotel Santos. Very well located in the old town with easy walking. The room was small but fine for the two of us. The continental Breakfast was plentiful... more
We were on the way to the Silver Coast and wanted a short stop to break a long journey which started in Cherbourg. Wanting accomodation which took pets in the centre of the town we picked this hotel... more
Reviewed October 20, 2016
Not high on my list to return and stay
Decided to stay but accommodation did not meet our expectations.We were tired from a long day travelling.
The double bed was uncomfortable- my husband and I dipped toward the middle of the bed... more
We just went to Sabugueiro to buy some good cheese as I know a place nearby and we were recommended to have lunch at "Abrigo da Montanha".
We had some Morcela (blood sausage) for entrée and the... more
Reviewed November 17, 2017
Modern and sleek. Lovely service, very helpful and friendly. Family room is spacious and well laid out - bathroom a little small for four though.
Room service was well priced and delicious... more
We drove around for 20 minutes, unable to find the hotel, I thinnk it doesn't exist anymore or else they should really do something about their visibility/findability.... more
Reviewed October 3, 2010
At the Pombeira we had the most spacious room of our trip - plus an entry-sitting room.
Furnishings were quite new and complete, and the breakfast buffet was better than expected. Our friends had... more
The staff was friendly and very helpful.
During our stay, we had two awesome parties.
The room was nice.
The restaurant of the hotel was expensive according to the quality of the menu.
Reviewed July 4, 2017
Nice hotel - food only OK
To be fair I didn't see much of the town. I arrived as pat of a group of 68 cyclists who were a charity gig from Porto to Lisbon. It had been a long day and we arrived tired and thirsty. I had cycled... more
We arrived to the Lusitania as part of a group touring the region, our check in was very prompt and the rooms were very comfortable, big and with excellent bathroom, they have two elevators in the... more
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Outstanding Value for Money.
Very friendly and competent staff.
Superb and very spacious ensuite room with its own small balcony.
Very conveniently located just off the motorway with ample parking, and with the option of... more
We chose this hotel because it was near the house of a friend we were going to visit. Easy to park. It's an old hotel, out of fashion even. The room was huge with little furniture, also out of... more
Reviewed February 23, 2016
The room is very big
The room is very, very big and it's good to spread your thing and organize them, but it takes some time to warm it (we went in the winter, and is very cold). The breakfast is good and it has a great... more
Stayed one night here. It was ok. Budget rooms, old linens. But they were clean enough, so that’s fine. Breakfast was excellent. I recommend buying the breakfast included package, but the front... more
Reviewed March 25, 2017
Very friendly staff , high cleaning standards, good selection on continental breakfast , well located 2 minutes walk to the local library, 10 minutes to town center.
20 minutes drive from Viseu... more
We stayed there for the first time integrated in a big group and liked the atmosphere. The only problem was the absence of AC in the old rooms, still waiting for renovation. The heat was tremendous... more
Reviewed July 16, 2016
Chilled and charming retreat
High score on:
- range of services (mini-golf, tennis, big pool with a jump ramp, enjoyable lounge, bikes and nice walking path to Mondego river, spa, etc.)
- events (local choir with traditional... more
Fantastic architectures Both historic and recent recovery. The reception was very professional in welcoming us. The restaurant was delicious and for an absolute bargain price. While being in town it... more
Reviewed 1 week ago
Probably the Best Hotel in Viseu
Fantastic hotel in the center of Viseu. This former hospital has been totally converted into an absolutely fabulous Pousada.
They have a perfect location for those who want to discover the city as... more
Nice rooms, very nice staff and good acomodations. Very quiet, but some rooms are facing a discotheque/bar that stays open until 4:00AM, so, ask for a room away from that! Other than that, it's all... more
Reviewed August 24, 2017
Nice moments in Viseu
Our room and bathroom were very good and clean. The bed was great and the room was quite spacious. We loved breakfast with local products. The location was excellent, right in the middle of the... more
The Grao Vasco Hotel is centrally located and just a few minutes walk to the main shopping areas of this quaint city.
The hotel is fairly modern with appropriate updates. Rooms are clean... more
Reviewed December 3, 2017
Great option for Viseu
I was there in the 90´s so it was a great experience to come back with a lot of good memories. The rooms are nice but in need of better sound proofing. The location couldnt be better and the food in... more
I stayed at this hotel for one night because I traveled for a wedding that was nearby. We got a discount for staying as part of the wedding. The stay included free breakfast. Although the hotel was... more
Reviewed July 19, 2017
Well past its prime.
This must have been a spectacular hotel fifty years ago but it needs some TLC. Air conditioning did not work during our stay. The rooms are large and grounds could be beautiful with more care... more
We loved it!
Gabriela, the lady who welcomed us all (7 adults and 3 kids) was super nice and restless. She took really good care of us all and was there when needed! :)
The place is a really old... more
Reviewed August 18, 2014
A must in the mountains
Just drive through the centre, and head down on your left, with a redcross Sign pointing in your direction, easy to find, and a pleasant 3min. Walk to resturants and bars. The house is epic. Well... more
My husband and I stayed here for 5 nights and were very impressed with the thoughtfulness of our host. Julio was very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and proposed route plans for us to... more
Reviewed April 7, 2012
My boyfriend and I spent 2 nights in this quinta, recommended fron an Italian friend of us. Mr Luis and Mrs Manuela have been two great hosts, very friendly and gentle as well as Lux, their dog... more
I give it an average because its not anything spectacular. But it was in a quiet neighbourhood, the staff was nice, the morning breakfast was way above average. It was great value for the money. If... more
An OK cleaness, maintenance, breakfast and appearance, but for the price paid (31eur one night) is a good price quality ratio! I've been in 4stars hotels in portugal with the same quality as this... more
Reviewed July 13, 2014
Old and in need of renovation
The hotel is very well located, in viseu citycentre, however it is very old and worn. Cracks in the walls, the wallpaper is torn in many places and it still has carpeting. The price is not too cheap... more
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