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Melia Ria Hotel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

staff very friendly. Room large and clean. breakfast is hearty and satisfactory. express check-in, check-out is a little stuck. City Center is near. mid-range modern hotel. wifi is ok. nice view from each room

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the most modern hotel in Aveiro, I have staid at 4 different hotels there. But wifi is not so good in the rooms very slow. You have to stay in lobby if you want to work when you are working with big files. Rooms are very nice and clean.

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Very good hotel with good facilities! Modern rooms, wide and very good view. Food could improve a bit. It's not bad but I was expecting something a bit more original than chicken legs and fish fillets. Good place for pics! In general, you won't be disappointed.

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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Brun0Gril0, Thank you for having taken the time to share your comments with us concerning your recent stay at Meliã Ria Hotel & Spa. We highly appreciate your feedback and we are looking forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. We remain at your disposal for any further queries....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Five starts for the massage therapists. Clean facilities. Overall rated down to 3 because of the following: - the therapy rooms were cold; not pleasant to have a relaxing spa treatment with goosebumps! The rooms were pleasantly decorated. - the pool area is small, and runs children's swimming lessons (with a very noisy instructor); the windows were veiled with hundreds...

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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr./Mrs. CD_Butterfly, We would like to express our gratitude for selecting our hotel. Thank you for your suggestions, which will be taken into maximum consideration. Your comments are very important as they help us to review and improve our services. In the meantime, if we can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us. Looking...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The brand always offers the same cold attitude. The hotel is clean and nicely furnished with a great location. I don't think there is a better choice in Aveiro but this could be better. Also there are no slippers and the pillows are low quality.

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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. BuriuDragos, We would like to express our gratitude for selecting our hotel during your stay in Aveiro. Thank you for your suggestions, which will be taken into maximum consideration. Your comments are very important as they help us to review and improve our services. In the meantime, if we can be of any further assistance, please do not...

Bad Schonborn, Germany
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. /Mrs. jtk1962, Many thanks for your kind comments and positive feedback on Tripadvisor. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that our services, staff and facilities met with your expectations. We hope to welcome you back sometime in the near future and thank you for your preference. Kind regards and Best Wishes, Eliana...

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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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Carlos D, First of all we would like to express our gratitude for selecting our hotel when you visit Aveiro. It’s always with pleasure that we receive you in our hotel. Thank you very much for your kind comments about our staff and Hotel. We would like to apologize for not having provided the best treatment in the...

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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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Homegirl1, Many thanks for your kind comments, particularly in regards to our Staff. Thank you for having taken the time to share your comments with us concerning your recent stay at Meliá Ria Hotel and Spa. We highly appreciate your feedback and we are looking forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of...

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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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Anyportman, Many thanks for your kind comments, particularly in regards to our Staff. We highly appreciate your feedback and we are looking forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. We remain at your disposal for any further queries. Best regards, Eliana Alves Guest Manager

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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Dear Mr./Mrs. Widdowson, Thank you for having taken the time to share your comments with us concerning your recent stay at Meliã Ria Hotel and Spa. We highly appreciate your feedback and we are looking forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. We remain at your disposal for any further queries....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: Cais da Fonte Nova, Lote 5, Aveiro 3810-200, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Aveiro District > Aveiro
Price Range: £78 - £110 (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
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Aveiro
#2 Romantic Hotel in Aveiro
#2 Luxury 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.”
 of 5 bubbles rodrigot469, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think they are all good”
 of 5 bubbles Huyggens, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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