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“In the middle of nowhere, dirty carpets.”
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Villa Rio Hotel
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Villa Rio Hotel
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Queluz
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“In the middle of nowhere, dirty carpets.”
Reviewed 10 August 2008

We had a terrible time finding this hotel. It is by the highway, which you have a great view of from the room, but not well visible driving by. There are absolutely no signs for it, even once you get off the highway, and it is in a residencial area of apartment buildings. There are no restaurants around, although if you go to the end of the street leading from the hotel towards the highway and turn right, instead left to the highway, there is a nice bakery, which was the source of our dinner and breakfast. The breakfast would have been 8 Euros pp, we paid 4 euros for the three of us. The price for an additional bed was more than half of the price for our double room, quite unreasonable. The carpets we unbelievably dhirty, full of stains. The shower curtain was so dirty, I didn't want to touch it. The staff wasn't horribly helpful. The beds were hard and the pilow was so lumpy, it felt like a ban bag of oversized beans. The room was cheap, but not worth the savings. Considering all the other places we stayed in, this was probably the worst.

  • Liked — The price for double room was great, but not with the added huge charge for additional bed for a teen.
  • Disliked — Location, highway view, dirty carpets, dirty shower, no breakfast, no restaurants near by.
  • Stayed July 2008, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Villa Rio Hotel

Property: Villa Rio Hotel
Address: R. Proj. Av D Infante Henrique IC19 Tercena, Queluz 2745-629, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Sintra Municipality > Queluz
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Queluz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Renewed in 2007, it's the first unit in Lisbon area to be considered as "low-cost". Initially classified as a four-star hotel, today we pretend to offer our services at more compatible prices. The hotel has 54 rooms, all equipped with the most up-to-date technology in terms of comfort. ... more   less 

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