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Pousada De Viana Do Castelo Charming Hotel

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2012

If you're visiting Viana do Castelo, this is a great hotel to stay in. But be aware of a few things. For example, it can't help its location, which is at the summit of a hill. That means great views - but it also means, how do you get down to the town below? Fortunately, taxis are easy to get...

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Manager_MtStLuzia, Gerente at Pousada De Viana Do Castelo Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You for taking time writting these words, which we carefully read. We have been taken into account all your comments, that we will use to improve our services. We will be pleased to welcome You again in Pousada Monte de Santa Luzia. Best Regards, Célia Marques Unit Supervisor

Newmarket
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Loved everything about Viana do Castelo. Loved the location, the view and the people at the front desk were very accommodating. The food was wonderful. The breakfast that was included was delicious. The drive up to the pousada is an adventure in and of itself. We visited the Basilica and the ruins that are all within walking distance of the...

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Manager_MtStLuzia, Gerente at Pousada De Viana Do Castelo Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You very much for Your Kind words. We sinceraly hope to welcome you in a future opportunity at the Pousada Monte Santa Luzia and contribute to new memomable moments with us. Best Regards, Célia Marques Unit Supervisor

Kent
Reviewed 17 July 2012

We spent one night here before going to our rental Villa near Braga. We specifically chose this Pousada as its supposed to be one of the best there is in the country and we wouldn't disagree with that. After the spectacular drive up the twisting road, and past the Basilica, we drove into the shady car park, and made our...

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Manager_MtStLuzia, Gerente at Pousada De Viana Do Castelo Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You for sharing here your comments about your memorable experience at Pousada Monte Santa Luzia. We are very pleased to know that you have enjoyed your stay at Pousada de Viana do Castelo. Look forward to welcome you back soon at Pousadas de Portugal. Kind Regards, Célia Marques Unit Supervisor

London
Reviewed 4 June 2012

My fiancé and I visited the restaurant of the hotel at the end of May (the main dinning room) we were not staying in the hotel. The location is at the top of the hill and has magnificent views of the city and the coast line. It must have been low season as the hotel and restaurant were very quiet....

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 18 May 2012

This hotel is located at the top of a mountain from where you have a beautiful view of the city. Each detail seduces the guests. Its decoration is amazing and the restaurant is one of a kind !!!

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Windsor, Canada
Reviewed 13 May 2012

A trip to Viana do Castelo, without staying here, would be a true shame. Pretty city, breathtaking views from the posada ( hotel) and wonderful staff. They helped my husband surprise me for my birthday dinner... Nice touch.

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Portugal
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Driving up to this pousada was an adventure in itself... the long and winding road with no guard rails certainly made the brakes of the rental car more worthy ! Finally in the distance, high up in the clouds is the Pousada. I have to admit, I cheated as I followed a local taxi driver the first time up the...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Located high on the hill overlooking the town and the cathedral this hotel is very well positioned. Although some of the decor is still somewhat "dated" (bearing in mind it was inaugurated in 1918) this hotel has charm and the staff are both friendly and professional. We had dinner at the restaurant and found it to be very good. Sitting...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 31 October 2011

This is an expensive hotel. The rooms with THAT stunning view are worth the price. Make sure you book one of these. The hotel has undergone a renovation in 2008 and is now much closer to its former grandeur. Unfortunately the interior decorator missed the opportunity to bring back the full "art deco" style, but it looks nice ( some...

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holland
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Went to this hotel due to the suberb ratings. The view towards the old cathedral is indeed very nice, less nice is that behind that lovely scene you see ugly harbour buildings all around. The hotel is a pousada, but they have done their utmost best to cover any old charm: cheap 70's brown wood, plastic window frames, tasteless flowers...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pousada de Viana do Castelo, Santa Luzia, built in 1918, is fruit of the remodelling of the old Santa Luzia Hotel, maintaining the impressive characteristics which set it apart with the high majestic granite walls and the wide archways. A few hundred metres from the city stands the Mount Santa Luzia, dominating the metropolis and the Lima estuary up to the Atlantic, where our eyes are fed by the luxurious panorama. There lies the Pousada de Viana do Castelo, offering its guests from the moment they arrive, a magnificent view of the city which according to history has been occupied since the remote Mesolithic times; testimonies state numerous archaeological findings from the pre-Roman citadel. Viana do Castelo offers a superb panoramic view. It's a tourist city for its excellence, where perfect harmony of progress and wealth meet, a true living museum of ethnography and folklore. The heritage of Minho has a unique richness, with striking landscapes, churches, convents and beautiful palaces. The feast in honour of Our Lady of Agony, which runs from the 17th through to the 20th of August, stands out as the most colourful of Portugal. Classic and refined, the Pousada de Viana do Castelo exalts luxury in every detail and depth, which will surely make a memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada De Viana Do Castelo Charming Hotel

Address: Monte de Sta. Luzia, Viana do Castelo 4901-909, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viana do Castelo District > Viana do Castelo
Price Range: £91 - £161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada De Viana Do Castelo Charming Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 51
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