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Hotel Sao Joao de Deus

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#5 of 5 Hotels in Elvas
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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 19 April 2015

A nice local hotel in a historic building with good service from Luis, the Chief of Reception, who changed our booking to a better room for our family situation and arranged a couple of beers to be brought to the room as we arrived. Help with the luggage and direction to the room would of been appreciated. Room had all...

Thank CJohns70
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 11 April 2015

The hotel is located in the restored Catholic Convent, inside the city walls, in the center of town. Our spacious room had a view of town's fortifications, also a comfy queen bed, wardrobe, sofa, desk, mini-bar, all in pleasant décor. Friendly staff, quite helpful. Buffet breakfast was included. Free Wi-Fi (weak) and private parking on site. Overall, a good value.

Thank 1trekky
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We stayed here for two nights in February 2015, the rooms are spacious with lovely refurbished bathrooms, decent warm water, plenty of towels and extra heaters in bathrooms. The reason for an average rating on service; Upon check in we met a very friendly gentleman and that was the reason for us staying there, unfortunately we never saw him again...

Thank SAinnanjing
Reviewed 18 February 2015

this lovely hotel is situated within the wuss of Elvas and within walking distance of most of the historic sites and architecture. The bedroom was large and and kept at a very comfortable temperature. The bathroom was also large and contained a jacuzzi bath and bidet. The shower was excellent and a large mirror finished off the -decor. Breakfast was...

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London, ON
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This hotel is in a converted convent. The building and grounds cover a lot of territory. It is a wonderful maze of halls and passages and it is a bit like staying in a museum. The room we had was huge with a nice King bed. Not all romos are created equal. Some do not have windows to the outside...

Thank Chileice
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2015

The hotel is perfectly located in Elvas which is a small city well worth a visit. A former monastery and then a hospital during the British Iberian campaign in the early 19th century, this hotel is built right on the city walls. Its tiled floors and high ceilinged rooms give it grandeur and the flowers and orange trees just off...

Thank aesta
Reviewed 19 December 2014

A real gem and amazing value for money. This posado style hotel and former monastery is literally built into the walls of Elvas a World Heritage site in western Portugal just 12 kms from the Spanish border and the historic city of Badajoz. Many of the spacious rooms have balconies that would be better described as patios. The gardens are...

Thank alanmicpro
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Built in the corner of the actual city fortification, this is probably the best hotel in the area. Very spacious and clean rooms, a bit oldish maybe, that look out over the hinterland or the flower garden, with a huge bathroom and impressive peace and quiet... The long and dark corridors are a bit sinister maybe, but add to the...

Thank CA-Brussels
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Nice hotel with big rooms and even bigger bathrooms with jacuzzi. Clean and historic atmosphere. Located by the gate and city wall. Nice service, very good wifi. Breakfast plain, just ok. Eggs and fruits are good, coffee awful.

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Nice historic hotel with lovely gardens and a fabulous courtyard to enjoy a relaxing drink. Some of the rooms are a little prisonlike, others are situated over a road and seemed quite noisy. We found a good one at the fourth attempt. Staff friendly and helpful. The restaurant no longer opens except for breakfast, but an excellent one was recommended...

Thank Yegodsandlittlefish

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Hotel Sao Joao de Deus

Address: Largo Sao Joao de Deus | Largo São João de Deus No 1, Elvas 7350-200, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Alentejo > Portalegre District > Elvas
Price Range: RM269 - RM2,336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sao Joao de Deus 4*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Ask for a room not facing one of the two main streets”
JustCruisin11, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Balcony. Essential. Indoor room look grim”
564MarkH564, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a courtyard facing room with a balcony”
alanmicpro, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Try 201 -204”
Yegodsandlittlefish, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't stay on the ground floor. It was a bit musty as we walked through and the rooms we saw were dark.”
erk42, 26 May 2014 | Read review
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