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Melia Ria Hotel

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

It's good as it's a melia, but I was expecting a lot more and especially for the price. The breakfast is okay because it's only 10€ but the dinner is extremely overpriced. It's not good, you can eat anywhere in Aveiro for less money and a lot better. Probably won't come back

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Julia C, Thank you very much for choosing Meliã Ria Hotel & Spa for your stay in Aveiro. Your evaluation and comments are very important for us, as they help us improve the quality of our services. We would like to apologize for not having provided the best hotel stay ever - we are sure that this was...

Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stayed in Meliã Ria Hotel for a summer weekend and we were very well received. The hotel staff in general is very friendly and helpful and the Hotel itself is very well located, within short distance to the historic Centre of Aveiro and in walking diistance from Forum Aveiro (the main shopping centre in the city), with restaurants, shops,...

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Rodrigo T, Thank you very much for your kind comments about our staff and Hotel. We are most pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with Us. We look forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. Kind Regards, Eliana Alves Guest Manager

Vallauris, France
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Notably located within short distance to the historic Centre, Forum Aveiro (the opencourt mall), restaurants, shops, etc., Melia Ria Hotel was an excellent choice to say in picturesque and charming Aveiro. Modern, nice big lobby, with a great restaurant and bar. Assigned room was spacious, only the room seems not perfectly cleaned as their are dirts on the carpet in...

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Aida656, 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...

Bloomington, IN and Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Great location near downtown, beautiful building and nearby environment. Unfortunately, several things make this hotel not worth it. For instance, I booked the stay via the hotel's own website (I am a Melia rewards member) where it says the hotel offers a covered swimming pool, gym, sauna, etc. But when you get to the hotel you realize tha use of...

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Dear Mr./Mrs. Cyberl, Thank you very much for choosing Meliã Ria Hotel & Spa for your stay in Aveiro. Your evaluation and comments are very important for us, as they help us improve the quality of our services. We would like to apologize for not having provided the best hotel stay ever - we are sure that this was an...

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Melia Ria is a very nice hotel in Aveiro. Easy to find, easy to park and the hotel is new (in 2015). Rooms are nice, but dark. Breakfast is quite nice, but at this hotel price I would expect somebody to make omelet and eggs. Scrambled eggs seems to be instant type. The bar was not tempting. I did not...

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Stoylen, 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. We...

Holland
Reviewed 12 June 2016

The hotel is located at the end of the ria de Aveiro. It is not downtown though just 5-10 mn away walking pleasantly along the canal. The building is new. Access is easy. There is plenty of parking space just in front of the hotel. The tools are large and typical Melia with all what you need. The food was...

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Huyggens, We would like to express our gratitude for selecting our hotel. Thank you very much for your kind comments about our staff and Hotel. We are most pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with Us. We look forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. Kind Regards, Eliana...

Whitby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2016

The building is a huge cube at the canal basin 5 minutes walk from the town. The check in was good. A very busy hotel with a hectic reception area. The free parking was perfect. The room was clean and had everything a modern hotel provides. The only irritating thing was the constant sound of the lift moving up and...

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. 118Christine, 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...

Braga, Portugal
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I have been in this hotel a couple of times for business and couple trips. The location is great, it's a nice walk to the city center (10 minutes). The breakfast is excellent, with lots of options. SPA is also very good if you want to relax.

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. zepedroaraujo, 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....

Lillestrom, Norway
Reviewed 18 May 2016

An ideal hotel for us, that was on a business trip. A nice walk to walk along the canal to the center. The twin room was spacious and with a lot of light. The beds are comfortable and the bathroom large and with nice products. Breakfast is excellent, with a really wide variety of bread. Staff are friendly. Thanks for...

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind comments about our staff and Hotel. We are most pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with Us. We look forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. Kind Regards, Eliana Alves Guest Manager

Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

An ideal hotel for business and family. It is located just outside the city but within 15 minutes, you are in the cuty center , a nice walk along the canal where you will find a nice and modern shopping Center called Forum Center Aveiro. One tip: in front of the hotel there is the Congress Cultural Center of Aveiro...

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Irene G, 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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: Lote 5 Cais da Fonte Nova, Aveiro 3810-200, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Aveiro District > Aveiro
Price Range: $126 - $191 (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 Romantic Hotel in Aveiro
#2 Family 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.”
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“I think they are all good”
 of 5 bubbles Huyggens, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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