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Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa

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#1 of 14 Hotels in Viseu
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Estoril, Portugal
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

As part of the Portugal Pousadas this establishment is an interesting architectural transformation of a 200 years monumental and huge old Hospital into a comfortable and classy hotel. The original high ceilings and barren stone walls have been adapted to create an atmosphere of comfort and class and the hotel delivers both. Standing in the centre with great access to...

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Seville, Spain
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only stayed one night but wishes it was longer. No time to visit the spa and pool. A converted historic building, with rooms on four floors round a huge central patio, which includes a bar. Large comfortable room and a really good breakfast!

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Tiago G, General Manager at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear mabinho, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, it was a real pleasure to share your positive feedback with the team today and to know that your stay was a great experience with the Pousadas location and the excellent service and choice of food from our breakfast. We are very lucky to be located in such...

Bridgewater NJ USA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had never stayed at a pousada before, and this hotel was arranged as part of a Globus Portugal tour. It is an old hospital that has been transformed into a hotel. The atrium is magnificent and looks as if had been the old courtyard and it is now covered over. The rooms are huge....with the addition of a kitchen,...

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Tiago G, General Manager at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear giftedelaine, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, it was a real pleasure to share your positive feedback with the team today and to know that your stay was a great experience with the Pousadas location and the highlight to our staff being friendly and helpful. We are very lucky to be located in such a...

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent centrally located in a former historic hospital with grandly appointed rooms sensitively modernised around the spacious central atrium and lounge. Great panoramic views of the city from the balconies of the fourth floor rooms. Excellent service and choice of food for breakfast and very reasonably priced meals and wines served in the restaurant. A great cultural stopover conveniently close...

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Tiago G, General Manager at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear paulanthonyr2015, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, it was a real pleasure to share your positive feedback with the team today and to know that your stay was a great experience with the Pousadas location and the excellent service and choice of food from our breakfast. We are very lucky to be located in such...

Romsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location just a few minutes from the town centre yet the rooms are quiet and you certainly get a decent nights sleep. Rooms are spacious but are obviously designed by a man as there was lack of mirrors in the right places and our bathroom was too small, not enough room for toiletries and make up. The food was...

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Tiago G, General Manager at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. baileygeee, Thank you so much to have sent to me your concerns about your last stay at Pousada de Viseu. In fact it is based on the opinions and feedback of our customers and friends, that we can meet the expectations of those who we have the privilege of receiving at the Pousadas de Portugal. We work every...

Albertslund, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pousada is well situated in the center of Viseu and fine for business as well as for a few days of holiday. The old Hospital is modernised and still keeps the overall architecture. The facilities are fine (indoor pool and spa area as well as outdoor pool). The bar and relaxing area is very nice in the courtyard. All...

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Tiago G, General Manager at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear Erik R, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, it was a real pleasure to share your positive feedback with the team today and to know that your stay was a great experience with the Pousadas location and the highlight to our staff being friendly and helpful. We are very lucky to be located in such...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Pousada is in a former hospital very central to the town of Viseu and in common with other Pousada’s has been architect converted to create a modern hotel. Rooms are spacious and contemporary in décor and, we believe, all face outwards while the inner corridors wind round the courtyard which has been re-modelled to create a large atrium housing...

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Tiago G, General Manager at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. rogermargaret2015, Thank you so much to have sent to me your concerns about your last stay at Pousada de Viseu. In fact it is based on the opinions and feedback of our customers and friends, that we can meet the expectations of those who we have the privilege of receiving at the Pousadas de Portugal. We work every...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel and staff were good and the room delightful and comfortable . The spa was very good with great facilities and a good masseuse. The bar was relaxing with comfy sofas in the main atrium with a good pianist . Breakfast was the only slight let down with a useless toaster and sad looking fruit salad which looked beyond...

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Tiago G, General Manager at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dashrw, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us at Pousada de Viseu. I am delighted to read your comments and I am happy that you had a nice experience with us and our Team met your expectations. I've taken notes about your experience in our breakfast room so that we can improve the service....

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The hotel is spectacular from a heritage and architectural point of view. Service is impeccable. Just two negatives on my latest (second) stay. The room this time was as large and well-designed as the last time, but suffered from an old-fashioned over-the-bathtub and not very efficient shower - strange in a recently opened hotel. And the coffee at breakfast in...

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Tiago G, General Manager at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear CMP50, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, it was a real pleasure to share your great feedback with the team today and to know that your stay was a great experience from heritage and architectural point of view. Yes we do are very lucky to be located in such a beautiful place with so many...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The Pousada is perfectly located in the central historic district. Our top floor bedroom was large, modern and comfortable. The dining room was rather cold and stark and way too brightly lit - an homage to hospital habitation I guess - sunglasses advised. Dining service was also stark - brisk and lacking any personal touch or attention. Prior to dinner...

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Tiago G, General Manager at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear David B, Thank you so much to have sent to me your concerns about your last stay at Pousada de Viseu. In fact it is based on the opinions and feedback of our customers and friends, that we can meet the expectations of those who we have the privilege of receiving at the Pousadas de Portugal. We work every...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Restaurant Viriato
Restaurant Viriato
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pousada de Viseu is built on the old Sao Teotonio Hospital, one of the oldest hospitals of the Viseu city, having opened in 1842. The entrance to this eighteenth century majestic and impotent building is crowned by 3 statues - Faith, Hope and Charity - which look attentively over the fabulous landscape above the old city - the name given to the oldest part of the town which is located the Cathedral and the Cava Viriato. This hotel in Viseu was a project by the Portuguese architect Goncalo Byrne and opened to the public in 2009, offering a hotel Spa at the heart of the city. The Spa is situated in the old hospital chapel and offers sauna, Jacuzzi, Turkish baths, tropical showers, gym and an indoor pool heated for better relaxation. Its central location and private parking are an invitation to visit places of interest nearby, such as the green Fontelo Forest Park, Cava de Viriato, the Roman ruins and the Grao Vasco Museum of Renaissance paintings, the treasure of the Cathedral and the Home Museum of Almeida Moreira, which tells the story of a historic city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa

Address: Rua do Hospital, Viseu 3500-161, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viseu District > Viseu
Price Range: RM359 - RM625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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“Fourth floor rooms with balconies are to be recommended.”
paulanthonyr2015, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“The hotel is in the center of the city and still quiet.”
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“All rooms pretty much the same really.”
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“Go for a suite on the top (4th) floor with a balcony. The extra must be worth it.”
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