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Pestana Dom Joao II

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The Pestana D. João II is a is a 4-star hotel overlooking the sandy Alvor beach with calm, crystal clear waters. It is only 10 minutes on foot from the town centre, very close to the Alvor river. Take a dive into one of the 2 outdoor saltwater swimming pools surrounded by lush and peaceful gardens, or relax at the Spa with an indoor swimming pool, Turkish bath and sauna where you can schedule a Magic Spa massage. For your meals, there is 1 restaurant and 3 bars (2 of which only open in the summer). If you have kids, the Pestana Kids Club is the perfect place for them to have fun (open from June to September). All rooms offer a balcony with views of the sea (frontal or side), garden or hotel grounds and have a TV and Wi-Fi.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Spa
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Sauna
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Bay View
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Full view
74Somewhat walkable
Grade: 74 out of 100
68Restaurantswithin 1 km
19Attractionswithin 1 km
2,323Reviews
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We stayed at this hotel for 7 days. We were extremely fortunate to have a very sunny week for March, and it was comfortably warm. The room 104 was comfortable, had a small balcony facing the car part of the hotel, The view is broken by a grassy hill in the background. There
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Excellent hotel has all anyone needs for a lovely holiday. The pool good size, the grounds very well kept, good location for the beach and broadwalk. which is a very good way of seeing the shoreline and some wild life birds especially.
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Amazing beach location on beach. First class experience. Great staff. Very Comfortable beds. Very Close to village centre about 7 mins walk. Great facilities including indoor pool. Didn't use kids club.
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Staff very helpful, being able to get an early breakfast when leaving was useful. Use of coffee machines at breakfast caused a bottle neck occasionally, you may need another one in a different location. The hot food at breakfast and dinner was not really hot enough for me, I'm
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My friend and I stayed for 6 nights and enjoyed every minute. The location of the hotel is excellent - only a 15 minute walk from the lovely small town Alvor. The hotel is very comfortable and the staff very helpful.
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Hi All, could somebody tell me is there a shallow end in the pool. If so how deep is it.Thank you.
I think the view is over the car park. To the rear of the hotel you have a view of Lagos Bay
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Is there live music in the hotel? what type? [not karioke I hope :) ]
Hi, during our stay we had a very good guitar player on Saturday evening and a singer on Sunday. They are the only two days there was live entertainment. It’s definitely not a karaoke hotel. Very relaxing.
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The Pestana Dom Joao 11 serves lunches although we didn't try any. There is a small supermarket and cafe nearby and plenty of choice in Alvor if you walk a kilometre or so in that direction, cheapest are around the back streets away from the sea, but there are cafes and restaurants along the front and beach cafes from the boardwalks - the latter tend to be more expensive but generally very good. There are some very nice restaurants off the nearby lovely Tres Irmaos beach, to the East of your Hotel if you explore in that direction. There are no facilities for preparing food in the normal bedrooms if that is what you have booked (except a small fridge), but you can bring in prepared or cold food if you wish. Hope this helps, enjoy!
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Hi Janet. Yes there are toiletries including shampoo, shower/bath gel and soap provided daily but no hair conditioner or body lotion/moisturiser.
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"Rooms on road side are ok and quiet"
"Avoid sea view until beach work finishes - or don't pay extra for"
"I would think this Hotel is very busy and much more expensive during Summer but we had a good deal because it was out of Season (Feb)"
"Away from the elevator"
"Full sea view room on the upper floors (4 or 5) are the best"
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PRICE RANGE
US$36 - US$323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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pestana dom joao ii hotel alvorpestana dom joao ii alvor
LOCATION
PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictPortimaoAlvor
NUMBER OF ROOMS
257
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