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Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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...

Viseu District, Portugal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Difficult to understand how a "Pousada" so beautiful and so well located has a restaurant so poor in quality and service. It's hard to say what's bad about that restaurant but in general terms, everything. The service sucks - there is no friendliness and the behaviors are not worthy of a Pousada's restaurant. The food is of poor quality and...

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

Dear Jorge M. Thank you so much to have sent to me your concerns about your last meal 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...

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our 2 night stay as part of a tour group we found the decor to be fresh and contemporary, the staff to be helpful and efficient and the food to be very good. The rooms vary in size, ours being of adequate dimensions without being large but I have to mention the huge bed which means binoculars are useful...

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

Dear Steve G, 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. Once again we would like to thank you for supporting us and we are looking forward...

Reviewed 22 March 2017

We chose the Pousada de Viseu to celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary and had a lovely time there. The hotel is charming and beautiful and combines gracefully an historical building with all the modern comforts. The room we stayed in was very big and very clean, with modern decoration. The wi-fi works perfectly and the TV offers a wide range...

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

Dear Eliana C, 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 in such a special moment as your 1st wedding anniversary. Yes we do are very lucky to be located in such a beautiful...

Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is a very good, comfortable and refined hotel in Viseu: the rooms are modern and large and the staff are very welcoming and friendly. The hotel is conveniently close to the center of town. It is also good value. A pleasant experience!

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

Dear esm872, Thank you for taking the time share your experience following your recent stay, it is nice to receive your positive feedback and to know it was a terrific experience; thank you very much! The team is thrilled to know that their smiles and professional and helpful service were all highlights, it was our pleasure to make sure your...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for our second time, two nights this trip. This is a wonderful Pousada! The staff are great and the accommodations are fantastic! They have a lovely breakfast with a great variety of choices, from pastries and fruit to cold meats and cheeses. You can even have a mimosa or glass of sparkling wine! We also dined in...

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

Dear nozoeno, 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 accommodating. Yes we do are very lucky to be located in...

Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2017

An old hospital has been converted into a Pousada with great results. Staff were welcoming and friendly. We had one of the superior rooms on the top floor, well worth the extra cost. Dinner was well presented but breakfast was somewhat disappointing as the choice was limited and the eggs were cold

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

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time share your experience following your recent stay, it is nice to receive your positive feedback and to know it was a terrific experience; thank you very much! The team is thrilled to know that their smiles and professional and helpful service were all highlights, it was our pleasure to make sure your...

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I have a great souvenir of this hotel and the wonderful room we stayed in. The Christmas decoration was discreet with the wonderful piano player created the perfect seasonal ambiance. This is truly a magnificent building with photos of the demolition up to the final project. Andwith a great view to Viseau. The lounge area is cold and I quess...

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada de Viseu, and for taking the time to post your opinion, as it helps us to get better. We take all feedback seriously and we hope to be able to welcome you again in a near future. Best wishes. Pedro Pinto Manager

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very nice atrium with spacious rooms, very clean and the staff very helpful and nice. We had live music in the atrium at night which was perfect for a cold night out side. The breakfast was good but not fantastic. Overall is a very good hotel and recommended.

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Very many thanks taking your valuable time to post a review about Pousada de Viseu. We were delighted to receive such warm comments. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback about our staff and service. Many thanks once again and if you ever do decide to make a return visit to Portugal please do bear us...

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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
Food & drink at the hotel
Restaurant Viriato
Restaurant Viriato
Cuisines: European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
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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 )
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  • 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: RM368 - RM665 (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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“Choose a superior room”
gore_david, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms pretty much the same really.”
DuchessofJericho, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for a suite on the top (4th) floor with a balcony. The extra must be worth it.”
Freeman1948, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Facing the swimming pool are quieter. The ones in the top floor are more expensive but have a large terrace with magnificent views.”
Manzarra, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms located in the corners of the top floor”
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