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Hotel Palacio Dos Melos

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Haymarket, Virginia
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113 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night and enjoyed the large room, spacious bath with jet tub and bidet, and the comfortable bed. Great view of the town out the large windows. Delicious breakfast and caring helpful staff. Highly recommended.

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MontebeloHotels, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Palacio Dos Melos, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you very much for your comment. Looking forward to see you again at Hotel Palácio dos Melos. best regards Montebelo Hotels & Resorts More 

Switzerland
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74 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

A boutique hotel full of charm, with lots of space and a great historic vibe to it. Rooms are great and quiet with lots of light and the situation is great in this sweet city. Amazing staff, very helpful.

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MontebeloHotels, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Palacio Dos Melos, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your comment. We look forward to see you again. best regards Montebelo Hotels & Resorts More 

Azores
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Historic manor right in the heart of Viseu. Cathedral, museums, restaurants and bars at your door step.Means it can be noisy outside (and inside too...). Confortable, modern and large room/bathroom. Breakfast is average. Parking lot small yet very convenient (if there's room for your car.).Matress too soft and stains on carpets are negative aspects that should be fixed soon

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MontebeloHotels, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Palacio Dos Melos, responded to this review

Dear João, We appreciate you took the time to comment on Hotel Palácio do Melos. We are sorry that all your expectations were not met. We will take the time to analize them, and try to find a solution. best regards Montebelo Hotels & Resorts More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I guess if you are attracted to old historic centres you should expect some trouble if you bring a car! Finding the hotel was a trick and getting out of the very limited parking a bigger one! Place did not quite "gel" for me. Grand public rooms from yesteryear but room we had was small and a bit tired. Breakfast... More 

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MontebeloHotels, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Palacio Dos Melos, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are sorry that Hotel Palácio dos Melos, did not meet your expectations. We take the opinions of our clients very seriously, in order to continuously improve. best regards Montebelo Hotels & Resorts More 

Genoa, Italy
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124 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The hotel is located in an old palace downtown Viseu, next to the Cathedral square. The building has been restored, but the work done is not top standard. The common areas are often dark, especially the entrance-reception, and furnished in anonomous style. My room was OK, with working HiFi. Beakfast OK but nothing memorable. A major problem is that the... More 

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MontebeloHotels, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Palacio Dos Melos, responded to this review

Dear gues, Sorry for the incoveniences detected in your stay. we will try to improve those issues. best regards, Montebelo Hotels & Resorts More 

Viseu District, Portugal
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11 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2016

The Hotel is amazing. He has a charming ambiance, the staff is very nice. Great Breakfast, it's very clean. Amazing for romantic stays and people who like patrimonial tryps. It's located in the Historique centre of Viseu. The only problem is to find a park for the car once it's very bustling.

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MontebeloHotels, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Palacio Dos Melos, responded to this review

Dear Cristina, Thank you for your comment on our hotel. We hope we will see you again soon. We do have a park, just in front of the hotel. You can call to see its availability. best regards Montebelo Hotels & Resorts More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

HOTEL PALACIO DOS MELOS is a very central hotel in the heart of Viseu very close to restaurants and the vibrant cafes, bars and touristic points of interest. It´s a renovated historical building, confortable, with elegant rooms and a nice restaurant. Breakfast is quite good and varied.

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Sydney, Australia
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409 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Central to many of the attractions. Had a quiet room and good nights sleep. Tasty breakfast and good view from room. Bar was not open which was a shame as it looked amazing. A good place to stay in viseu.

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Algarve, Portugal
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80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Being a palace I was waiting for something more upscale. The common areas are nice but nothing special, the feeble bedrooms, simple, modern genre but already somewhat demodees. Regular bathroom.Breakfast buffet, just normal. But the worst is the parking. Located in the old town is good for those who have no car, for us that used the car several times... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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98 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Palacio dos Melos sits up high in the historic heart of Viseu, close to the cathedral and tourist office. Spacious, spotless rooms overlooking the old city. Very helpful staff, good breakfast, good value. Parking and access by car might be tricky, but I walked from the bus station, a good 15 minute slog uphill. Viseu is, even by Portuguese standards,... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palácio dos Melos Hotel, an emblematic building of Viseu, has been completely refurbished and fitted with modern and comfortable facilities whilst maintaining its original facade. An alliance that works in perfect agreement. At the Palacio dos Melos Hotel, each detail serves to highlight the charm and quality of the space. In the main building, where the Deluxe and Superior rooms are, the palatial grandeur is unfolded. The rooms on the adjacent wing match subtle style and simplicity of design. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, Internet, hydromassage, safe and minibar. At the heart of a town as emblematic as Viseu, you're able to experience several activities of historical and cultural interest, such as a visit to the Cathedral, The Grao Vasco Museum, the Misericordia Church, and many others. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Palacio Dos Melos

Address: Rua Chao do Mestre n 4, Viseu 03500, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viseu District > Viseu
Price Range: $84 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Palacio Dos Melos 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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“there is a suite in the ground floor , quite big, with different areas and a jacuzzi in the bathroom. Good bed!”
 of 5 bubbles veramorim2014, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you go in the summer time, make sure to get a room that the air conditioner really cools the room.”
 of 5 bubbles karen_ralph, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Get in early to grab a free private car spot.”
 of 5 bubbles jmeem42016, 26 Sep 2013 | Read review
“We had a city view and it was nice to look out at the cobbled streets at night. Wifi worked throughout the hotel and the staff was great.”
 of 5 bubbles Diablo27, 6 Nov 2012 | Read review
“This is small hotel. All rooms is good”
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