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We travelled to celebrate an anniversary and staid at the "Azulejos" suite, which cope all me expectatives and more. The pool and spa is very nice and the terrace at the roof surprising. The only... more
Reviewed 16 July 2017
FASCINATING and UNIQUE.
We loved this most unusual hotel in a small Portuguese village in Fais da Beira.
The decor is elaborate and almost over the top, but it works.No expense has been spared and it is a mixture of frida... more
Very spacious apartment (house) with garden and balcony, without any garden set (chairs/table). House is clean and comfortable though. Breakfast is crowdy, no healthy choices. Restaurant is below the... more
Reviewed 27 April 2017
nice for families
it was a one night stay with family. nice appartment, simple but clean. Not 5 stars. Bathroom definitely not 5 stars. Private garden and private closed garage, which is great. No wifi in room. Good... more
The room is really comfortable and clean. Beds are really comfortable. Excellent shower and bathtub. We had an extra bed for the baby for free, that was new and really nice. The stuff is excellent... more
Reviewed 28 October 2016
Beatiful landscape, warm and cosy hotel. Quiet is the word for this hotel!
We stayed there just for two nights, on a very nice bedroom, with unforgetable views to Alva valley. The river Alva is a must, with it's quiet natural beaches, just a few km away. You even can walk... more
The hotel was clean but that's about the only good thing. There weren't enough staff and even though there were only two things available on the menu it still took one and a half hours to get the... more
We stayed here for 5 nights and really enjoyed the stay. The owners were not there, but Emily was very attentive and worked so hard the whole time. I imagine it must a slightly different feel when... more
Reviewed 23 May 2017
This a lovely hotel just perfect
I need to mention first our stay was made all the better because of Emily who seems to do everything at the hotel. She showed us our room, served the meals in the evening drinks on the terrace in... more
A modern and comfortable place far from civilization. Quiet, surrounded by forest and overlooking a lake some 35 km east of Coimbra.
Unfortunately, this area had been ravaged by wildfires a couple... more
Reviewed 9 August 2017
Beautiful place to stay looking at the water, we're lucky enough to stay in a room with two windows walls with a great view to the lake.
The restaurant is very good, please try the bacalao (cod... more
We were let down at the last moment and had to find a hotel for 6 nights and this hotel just squeezed us in . We needed a disabled room with the other two needing to be next door. The Management were... more
Reviewed 19 August 2017
Ideal for short visits
Stayed for 10 day. The rooms were spotless . Cleaned everyday. Staff very polite and helpful.
Breakfast was lovely - no cooked breakfast but plenty of choice.
Pool lovely and not busy. Plenty of... 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 16 July 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
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 19 July 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
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 26 March 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
This is na hotel very quite and very vintage decorated. the stuff is very helpfull. the views are incredible, and you can be in the pool just in the middle of a great garden in top of the mountain... more
Reviewed 14 August 2017
A revisited hotel.
The rooms facing the valley have breathtaking views.
The rooms are large and comfy, but in need of refurnishing and repair as most of the hotel.
Good pool, but garden has not... 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 4 July 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 were only staying one night to see a little bit of the area. The man in the reception was very nice and gave us an early check-in and an upgrade to a suite. He also gave good advice about the... more
Reviewed 12 January 2016
Good value in a quaint town
We stayed here for one night en route between Lisbon and Minho in Northern Portugal. Luso is a pretty little town, and we could overlook the cobble stone streets from our balcony.
Our room was not... more
The hotel is situated aproximately 4 km away from the bus station to which you arrive by buses from Porto or Lisbon (btw those Rede expressos have excellent wi-fi). To reach the hotel you need the... more
Reviewed 26 July 2017
Good price / quality
We stayed one night in this hotel on our way back from Porto to Lisbon.
It's good quality and offers great breakfast.
The rooms are not modern, but have all conveniances one should care for.
A hotel in a beautiful building but needs improvements to offer a good service. The rooms have no air conditioning and the bathrooms are in urgent need of refurbishment. I was a week in full board... more
Reviewed 17 December 2015
Hotel near the Bussaco forest
the hotel is not far away from Bussaco forest, the location is good but the hotel is basic, the parking is on the street, Street being inclined it is hard with the luggage, the wifi works in the... more
If you're looking for luxury, you won't find it here. This is an old hotel with its own unique character and history. The beds are hard and the hotel could do with some upgrading, towels in the... more
Reviewed 14 October 2017
Old and gracious
Despite its old age, this hotel is very well kept and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. We got a warm welcome and liked the ambiance very much. The room was comfortable and overlooking some... more
We spent a night here more less biding some time, waiting for the weather to clear up. The town (Luso) is pretty quiet and walking around at night was pleasant but most places were closed. The... more
Reviewed 3 October 2017
A relaxing place.
Luso hotel was built on the 40s, being a fine example of the architecture of the time. I remember going a long time ago when it was in it original shape. Now I´ve come back and, although the exterior... 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 18 November 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
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
Very nice palace. Comfortable and cosy. Helpful staff. Recommend for a weekend break. Relaxing atmosphere. Good buffet breakfast. Located in the town centre. There is a swimming pool but as it was... more
Reviewed 10 January 2018
Old-world charm with modern conveniences
In a beautiful village estate, this small hotel provides comfortable, modern rooms, great food, and a wonderful staff. Tucked right in the town, there's still lovely views, a great pool, and the... 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 7 April 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
A big shoutout to the wonderful and friendly staff at Montebelo Viseu Congress. This was our first visit to Portugal itself, but right from the planning stage the hotel was very helpful in arranging... more
Reviewed 1 week ago
Good indoor pool
The room is big enough but the decor could be a little more modern. The service at the front desk and restaurant is very good. The indoor swimming pool is quite nice and big enough not to be crowded... more
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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The place itself deserves a visit for its historical involvement. Besides this all the staff, the conditions of the hotel, the quality of the food, the environment that is felt it's simply top! To... 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 13 July 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
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 4 December 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
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 24 February 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
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 24 August 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
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