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Melia Ria Hotel

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Bad Schonborn, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've choosen this hotel because of recommendation by my Portugese colleagues. The hotel is very quiet, beside an smal river(/lake. Friendly staff, the rooms are big and clean. I'd recommend to aks for highest floor towards the back side of the hotel. This is the best view from my point of view. Breakfast was very good with various selections. Will...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I'm guest in this hotel since it opens in 2005. I'm coming every year back, because it offers everything I need in a hotel. Nice rooms (not over the top), very clean, nice views to the canal or to the great refurbished ceramics factory, great breakfast with very good quality, very nice breakfast staff, extremely polite and efficient staff at...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Clean, modern, terrific breakfast buffet. Expect a ten minute walk to the center of town. They were wonderfully helpful when I needed the use of their computer in the business room. The hotel is good, but the town itself, not worth a stop. They jumped on the idea of using a couple of canals as a tourist attraction to bring...

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Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Our first time in Aveiro and we picked a peach of a hotel to spend 8 days here. Quite handy for the rail station and located on the ''Lago da Fonte Nova'' (The newly sourced lake) adjacent to the gorgeous council offices located in a beautifully refurbished ceramics factory. The walk into Aveiro from the hotel is a delight, either...

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Newcastle, UK
Reviewed 3 October 2016

There's no avoiding saying something about the location of this hotel. It looks good, perched over the end of the canal that runs through town, with the gloriously restored ceramics factory opposite. The tremendously popular boats cruise past all through the day and there is a good vibe about the area. The pleasant walk into the centre takes no more...

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Somerset, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Nice place to stay, just outside of downtown Aveiro , a short walk along the canal to the center of the old town where you can do some shopping and dinning. The rooms were spotless, one of the cleanest rooms I've stayed in, a bit ultra modern for my taste but never the less very comfortable and clean. This hotel...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Perfect place to stay in Aveiro. Just a few steps away from the city center with a "lake" from the Ria de Aveiro. Excelent rooms, and good breakfast. Excelent location, close but not in the main street. With the usual Melia charm.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This modern hotel is located on the canal in Aveiro, the rooms are lovely, spacious with very good facilities and nice views. Great breakfasts in a nice room. Hotel is between railway station and town, easy level walk into the town. There's parking outside on street and there's also a car park. Would definitely stay there again.

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Sintra, Portugal
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Good suprise this hotel Very nice location, in front of one of the channels, near city center. The lobby is nice and lots of comfortable sofas in front of the bar The room was very well clean, standard size, well decorated and big tv No opinion regarding breakfast. Have parking but payment in additional Staff from reception friendly but slow...

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We love Aveiro and the surrounding area and so we booked this hotel for a month. I think that puts me in a position where I can objectively comment on the hotel. I love the location of the hotel, sat on a small lagoon at the end of one of the canals and next to the attractive building which is...

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your kind comments and positive feedback on Tripadvisor. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We would like to inform you that we have available a large number of special programs and promotions that include both the breakfast and the access to our Wellness Centre/Health Club. We hope to welcome you...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Melia Ria Hotel & Spa is located in a superior quality residential development in the centre of Aveiro, with views of the lake formed by the Ria de Aveiro. Located next to the Cultural and Congress Centre and the train station, just a short distance from the historical heart of the city, 7 km from the beaches, and 60 minutes from Oporto airport, with easy access to the A1, A25 and IC1 highways. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Ria Hotel

Address: Lote 5 Cais da Fonte Nova, Aveiro 3810-200, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Aveiro District > Aveiro
Price Range: £74 - £113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Ria Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 128
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Also Known As:
Melia Aveiro
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#2 Family Hotel in Aveiro
#2 Romantic Hotel in Aveiro
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“All corner rooms have two windows - this are my favorites :-)”
 of 5 bubbles 616CarlosD, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the lake and to a higher floor seems best.”
 of 5 bubbles Anyportman, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the view to the "Lake".”
 of 5 bubbles Q2534FDantoniop, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the estuary side are quieter and have a better view.”
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