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Hotel Sao Joao de Deus

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Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Tried to pay at check in but the receptionist told me to go park the car because he still needed to enter my data in the computer. Once I parked and carried the luggage to the room I gave him a 100 Euro bill to pay the required 70 Euros. He left to try and get change. When he came...

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Toronto
Reviewed 28 October 2015

There is a charm factor to this place, even if the hall carpets show a bit of wear, The room was big and atmospheric and the bathrooms was huge. There is a walkout veranda onto the ramparts of the city, on which olive trees are growing. Good location just inside the walls of town.

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

What a lovely hotel - clean, charming with great amenities. The rooms are small. Bed comfy. We had a southwest facing balcony. The courtyard, pool, and lawn areas are great. Front desk staff were helpful. Elvas is an underrated destination - full of history and charm

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights. Sept 2015. Brilliant location. Built into the walls of Elvas. Get a balcony room on 3rd floor overlooking pool. Good space. Hotel dates back as a monastery to 1600 s We got a great history from Rudolpho , one of the management. Nice pool and garden area. Good value. Great location. But breakfast quite mundane....

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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Nice pool area and Garden with orange and lime trees. Basic room and very good breakfest, more than just bread and coffee! Good location easy to come by car. Elvas was tradional portugese village. Good view point From the chapel.

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Very good location. Very good price/service. The staff is quite friendly and helpful. The room is clean and the bathroom too. The restaurant is only for breakfast and the choice is acceptable, with fresh bread and cofre and fruit!

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Came here back in 2011 when is first heard it had been converted from a military hospital. I was brought up in the area and had always seen the very tall palm and had wanted to come and see it for myself. The hotel, as mentioned above, was converted from a medieval militarily hospital, and it's been done up beautifully,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

We were passing between Evora and Caceres and we stayed at this hotel. It is stepping back in time a little to stay here. It is not a modern hotel but that is part of its charm. Charming it is, but there could be a lot of improvements to build it to a four star hotel it purports to be....

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 19 April 2015

A nice local hotel in a historic building with good service from Luis, the Chief of Reception, who changed our booking to a better room for our family situation and arranged a couple of beers to be brought to the room as we arrived. Help with the luggage and direction to the room would of been appreciated. Room had all...

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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 11 April 2015

The hotel is located in the restored Catholic Convent, inside the city walls, in the center of town. Our spacious room had a view of town's fortifications, also a comfy queen bed, wardrobe, sofa, desk, mini-bar, all in pleasant décor. Friendly staff, quite helpful. Buffet breakfast was included. Free Wi-Fi (weak) and private parking on site. Overall, a good value.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Sao Joao de Deus

Address: Largo Sao Joao de Deus | Largo São João de Deus No 1, Elvas 7350-200, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Alentejo > Portalegre District > Elvas
Price Range: $81 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sao Joao de Deus 4*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Ask for a room not facing one of the two main streets”
 of 5 bubbles JustCruisin11, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Balcony. Essential. Indoor room look grim”
 of 5 bubbles 564MarkH564, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a courtyard facing room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles alanmicpro, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Try 201 -204”
 of 5 bubbles Yegodsandlittlefish, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't stay on the ground floor. It was a bit musty as we walked through and the rooms we saw were dark.”
 of 5 bubbles erk42, 26 May 2014 | Read review
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