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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We choose the hotel on a Saturday morning, on booking.com for about 58/night a double room, including breakfast. The hotel is almost on top of a hill, with enough space for parking. The wide view from the room included windmills, farms, hills and far mountains. The room was clean, quiet and warm. We enjoy the croissant from the breakfast, the... More 

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Thank Victor J
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

After a long journey it was a relief to check in to a welcome hotel late at night. Good and helpful reception on providing all necessary answers to our queries. The hotel is modern and is situated on top of a hill with great panoramic views. Room and facilities all very clean as expected of Portuguese hotels.

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Thank Ron D
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were tempted to stay longer at this excellent hotel. It exceeds its 3* rating.It would be difficult to find a better hotel in this category. The rooms are airy, fresh and clean with crisp white cotton bed linen, although the pillows are tiny. A down side is the old fashioned tv. The views are stunning. We enjoyed the extensive... More 

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Thank Dori B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel in a beautiful, but very hilly, city. The panorama view from the restaurant is fantastic. Very affordable price. Good breakfast and parking close to the hotel. The city ogf Guarda is situated more than 1000 meters above sea. Besutiful scenary.

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Bilbao, España
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I have enjoy the Vanguarda hotel since more than 7 years ago and visited it each 2/3 years and more often during the last months. Although rated as a 3 stars its standards are higher. Much more a good 4stars than a formal 3, just old tv screens instead of flat ones. Not to miss its good continental breakfast Buffet... More 

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Thank Karl-Loos
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

For a three star hotel one cannot ask for more: friendly staff; quite comfortable; very clean; enough parking on the street or very cheap parking in the hotel; good breakfast; walking distance from the center. Enjoy!

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Thank Vitor A
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

It´s a 3 * hotel with great quality, both the bedroom and food were great. We stayed in a double room with our children and was a very good choice at a very reasonable price. The staff was also friendly and the garage a real bargain, only 2,5 € (50% discount) which one must use in the winter. Free Wifi... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

Alright for a one night stay, does the job, nothing much else. Hotel charges for parking, but found no problem parking on the street overnight. Standard 3* hotel, seems its more for the traveling sales rep but alright for tourists for a night. Standard rood lodge type rooms, old fashioned TV (can't remember the last time I've seen one in... More 

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Thank Graeme B
South Wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This hotel is in Guarda, 5 hours approximately from Santander and then an onward 3 hour drive to our rented villa. It is, and has been for several years, and multiple visits, an absolute jewel of a hotel. They have an underground car park (supposedly 5€ but free if you’ve stayed before or you hassle them!) which is so good... More 

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Buntingford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

There are many positive views about this hotel and all I can do is confirm this is a great location for those driving into or out of Portugal wanting a good value overnight stay. It's clean quiet and for 15 euros you can have a buffet dinner with 3 or4 choices of dish.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel features 82 rooms, including 6 executive suites. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, telephone, minibar and LCD TV with satellite receiver. We offer many rooms with views of the valley. Prices include a breakfast buffet featuring regional produce, served in a light, comfortable room. The Panoramic Restaurant is open every day, offering buffet and menu services. Guests will be able to choose from a wide selection of regional and international dishes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vanguarda

Address: Avenida Monsenhor Mendes do Carmo, Guarda 6300-586, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Central Portugal > Guarda District > Guarda
Price Range: RM245 - RM391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Vanguarda 3*
Number of rooms: 82
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“Choose rooms with balconies and views over the town to the mountains beyond unless you suffer vertigo or have adventurous children”
 of 5 bubbles dorib626, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the hotel have the best view, and may be quieter than the rooms at the front which is above a fairly busy road”
 of 5 bubbles RTLSouthWales, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Junction 35 off A23 follow signs from motorway”
 of 5 bubbles bantickr, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“It is a very good hotel for travellers close to motorway, rooms were quiet, so a good nights sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles brianj193, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Valley views are great.”
 of 5 bubbles FranciscoM142, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
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