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“One of the best options in Braga City Center”
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Hotel Dona Sofia
Ranked #7 of 25 Hotels in Braga
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Reviewed 5 April 2010

Hotel Residencial Dona Sofia it’s a charming hotel in Braga City Center. The location is superb, near the historical center and streets with no cars and lots of stores good for shopping.
The hotel is an old building, functional, charming. The rooms are spacious, with many windows and “fresh” light.
All bedrooms have minibar, flat LCD TV and free wifi internet.
It has a free outside parking (on the street) for 4 or 5 cars.
A very good option to stay in Braga.

  • Stayed: March 2010, travelled on business
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Sofia R, Gerente at Hotel Dona Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

The Hotel thanks your remark over the Hotel and our city! Your remark has been very accurate... Feel welcome to come back again!

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Reviewed 19 May 2009

This was a very nice hotel run by extremely nice people. They were all very friendly and helpful, even gave us wonderful restaurant suggestions. The location couldn't be beat. It is right in the center of this lovely town. We even watched a Holy Procession from our window. Best seats in the house. It is a 10 minute from the seedy Braga bus station. Our room was good-sized and the bathroom huge. Everything was spotless. We paid 70 euro including breakfast which consisted of breads, meats, cheeses, cereals, yogurt and fresh fruit. All rooms had free wi-fi.

  • Stayed: April 2009, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank boomertraveler54
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Sofia R, Gerente at Hotel Dona Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

The Hotel thanks your remark over the Hotel and our city! Braga also has another attractions like "Noite Branca" and "Festas de S. João", feel welcome to come back again!

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Reviewed 28 November 2007

Braga is like most small cities in europe - full of one way streets but the locals are more than happy to point you in the right direction(s) after they have had a lenghthy discussion about who knows the best way to get you to where you want to go! But seriously this is a friendly, tidy - if a little compact - hotel with a lovely piazza within a stone's throw (read lots of small and cheap but nice eateries) - the price is right - a double bed with a/c for 50 Euros including breakfast and secure parking if you have a car. If you're in the neighbourhood it's a good option instead of the overpriced 'chains'.

  • Stayed: August 2007, travelled solo
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Sofia R, Gerente at Hotel Dona Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

The Hotel thanks your remark over the Hotel and exspects that come back again!

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Reviewed 3 September 2007

Last year when I lived in Braga, the Sofia was the place for relatives to come and stay when they were visiting. It is very well placed in the centre of the city on a very pretty cobbled square. The rooms are well equipped with lovely marble bathrooms, comfortable beds and lovely views of the many church spires, including Se, the cathedral. Breakfast is an excellent buffet - try the quince jelly which goes very well with cheese. The staff are typically reserved but have a chat and they soon warm to you. I would always go back here. As an aside, the pastelaria (bakery) across the square is the best in town.

  • Stayed: February 2006, travelled with family
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Thank MsCrow
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Sofia R, Gerente at Hotel Dona Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2015

The time has passed but the Hotel thanks for your remark! We congratulate ourselves to consider us a familiar Hotel, with a rewarding welcome to the client. Hopping that you have really returned and if not consider this an invitation to visit us and Braga, again!

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Reviewed 6 December 2005

I was there this fall and fell in love with this great little city just about Porto Portugal about a 30 minute drive. Nestled in a great location was this clean and basic room with a combination bath/shower. What I really liked about it was out the front door you can walk anywhere in this city with hundreds of little shops and catherdals. I found the food a people. Wear comfortable shoes because you need to walk as the parking is away from the centre of town. When ordering food try the soups they are so tasty and always fresh and warm. I would recommend this place if your looking for a real European treat.

  • Stayed: September 2005
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5  Thank braga
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Sofia R, Gerente at Hotel Dona Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2015

The Hotel thanks your remark over the Hotel and our city, hopping that you have returned or expecting to return again to our beautiful city!

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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Address: Largo Sao Joao do Souto 131 | S. João Do Souto, Braga 4700-326, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Braga District > Braga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 25 Hotels in Braga
Price Range: £45 - £61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Dona Sofia 3*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Dona Sofia,with national tourism registry number 0769, is located in the historic center of Braga, just 200 meters from the Cathedral of Braga. It offers 34 rooms with a flat-screen TV and channels by cabbel. The rooms have air-conditioned and they are decorated in warm colors and they include a private and modern bathroom. Every morning, guests can enjoy a buffet Breakfast and there is a bar serving cold drinks. ... more   less 
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