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Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel

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Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old hospital has been converted into a Pousada with great results. Staff were welcoming and friendly. We had one of the superior rooms on the top floor, well worth the extra cost. Dinner was well presented but breakfast was somewhat disappointing as the choice was limited and the eggs were cold

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have a great souvenir of this hotel and the wonderful room we stayed in. The Christmas decoration was discreet with the wonderful piano player created the perfect seasonal ambiance. This is truly a magnificent building with photos of the demolition up to the final project. Andwith a great view to Viseau. The lounge area is cold and I quess...

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada de Viseu, and for taking the time to post your opinion, as it helps us to get better. We take all feedback seriously and we hope to be able to welcome you again in a near future. Best wishes. Pedro Pinto Manager

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very nice atrium with spacious rooms, very clean and the staff very helpful and nice. We had live music in the atrium at night which was perfect for a cold night out side. The breakfast was good but not fantastic. Overall is a very good hotel and recommended.

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Very many thanks taking your valuable time to post a review about Pousada de Viseu. We were delighted to receive such warm comments. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback about our staff and service. Many thanks once again and if you ever do decide to make a return visit to Portugal please do bear us...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is an interesting place to stay as the rooms are around a central atrium with glass viewing windows surrounding each floor. The lobby has comfortable sofas and a piano entertainer in the evening. The dining room is small and the food not very varied but tasty. I could identify the vegetarian option although not very original. The rooms were...

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Very many thanks taking your valuable time to post a review about Pousada de Viseu. We were delighted to receive such warm comments. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback about our staff and service. Many thanks once again and if you ever do decide to make a return visit to Portugal please do bear us...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This place is amazing,everything was great,the staff,the rooms(very big and confortable) Perfect!the breakfast was very good,the spa,the indoor swimming pool a little bit small, We will definitely return there!

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pousada de Viseu. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable stays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. Thank you very much for your contribution and recommendation. We look forward...

Lisbon
Reviewed 30 December 2016

A very nice historic hotel (old hospital transformed into a hotel) located in the center of Viseu, within walking distance of all points of interest. Very nice room and professional staff yet friendly.

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pousada de Viseu. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable stays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. Thank you very much for your contribution and recommendation. We look forward...

Sintra, Portugal
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Central location near the old city center, old building perfectly adapted to a high standard hotel. Very nice spacious room, fantastic bed and lining, well decorated. Very good and varied breakfast. A very good affordable place to stay for a couple of days.

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pousada de Viseu. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable stays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. Thank you very much for your contribution and recommendation. We look forward...

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel was set-up in a very old stone hospital after renovation. The result is perfect. You have very comfortable rooms with a 5 star equipments. The buffet breakfast is very good with lots of Portuguese cakes. The architecture is wonderful. I did not experiment the pool as it was cold season.

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Very many thanks taking your valuable time to post a review about Pousada de Viseu. We were delighted to receive such warm comments. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback about our staff and service. Many thanks once again and if you ever do decide to make a return visit to Portugal please do bear us...

ireland
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Our second time in this hotel and we love it, The staff are lovely and very helpful, Breakfast is fab. Within walking distance of this lovely city, highly recommended if you are in the area. Thank you

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Very many thanks taking your valuable time to post a review about Pousada de Viseu. We were delighted to receive such warm comments. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback about our staff and service. Many thanks once again and if you ever do decide to make a return visit to Portugal please do bear us...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

An old hospital in the town of Viseu has been transformed in an upmarket hotel. The architects were inspired to transform the inner courtyard by covering it up with a see-through roof-four storys high! The echo is amazing! The rooms are monstrously big-you can get lost in them! The beds are enormous, there are lots of pillows, all comfortable and...

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Manager_Viseu, Diretor-Geral at Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Very many thanks taking your valuable time to post a review about Pousada de Viseu. We were delighted to receive such warm comments. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback about our staff and service. Many thanks once again and if you ever do decide to make a return visit to Portugal please do bear us...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Restaurant Viriato
Restaurant Viriato
Cuisines: European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pousada de Viseu is built on the old Sao Teotonio Hospital, one of the oldest hospitals of the Viseu city, having opened in 1842. The entrance to this eighteenth century majestic and impotent building is crowned by 3 statues - Faith, Hope and Charity - which look attentively over the fabulous landscape above the old city - the name given to the oldest part of the town which is located the Cathedral and the Cava Viriato. This hotel in Viseu was a project by the Portuguese architect Goncalo Byrne and opened to the public in 2009, offering a hotel Spa at the heart of the city. The Spa is situated in the old hospital chapel and offers sauna, Jacuzzi, Turkish baths, tropical showers, gym and an indoor pool heated for better relaxation. Its central location and private parking are an invitation to visit places of interest nearby, such as the green Fontelo Forest Park, Cava de Viriato, the Roman ruins and the Grao Vasco Museum of Renaissance paintings, the treasure of the Cathedral and the Home Museum of Almeida Moreira, which tells the story of a historic city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel

Address: Rua do Hospital, Viseu 3500 161, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viseu District > Viseu
Price Range: $90 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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“Choose a superior room”
 of 5 bubbles gore_david, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms pretty much the same really.”
 of 5 bubbles DuchessofJericho, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for a suite on the top (4th) floor with a balcony. The extra must be worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Freeman1948, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Facing the swimming pool are quieter. The ones in the top floor are more expensive but have a large terrace with magnificent views.”
 of 5 bubbles Manzarra, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms located in the corners of the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles PauloS829, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
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