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Hotel Sao Joao de Deus

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We found the guys on reception , especially Louis, very helpful. We had to change our travel plans and the hotel were very accomodating even offering a room with balcony. Unfortunately, we were only able to stay one night in this atmospheric hotel which was originally a military hospital. It therefore has some rooms which are internal -in that they...

Thank Kenm007
Reviewed 15 April 2013

We have just spent a couple of weeks travelling around central Portugal and this was the only hotel where we were not offered help with luggage, or indeed, shown to our room. Pity, because there were two guys on reception and we were the only guests in reception at the time. Lovely Bedroom and adequate breakfast. Well positioned for seeing...

Thank SolihullBob
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 5 January 2013

We stayed for two days, wonderful hotel, amazing clean and spacious rooms. Breakfast was average, in a wonderful room. Perfect location. The staff was very kind. The prices are excellent. We were seven adults.

Thank TETE988
Reviewed 8 December 2012 via mobile

Well, I knew Elvas was recently made a Uneaco site. The place is stunning. Visually one of the best town I have ever seen. It was also Christmas time so it was twice as charming. We stayed at Hotel Sao Joao de Deus, wish is fabulous. Rooms are so well kept and the decoration. But the real beauty are the...

Thank Ms74
Montana USA
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Staying in this hotel will take you back in the past! Built into part of the wall of the city, this is a charming, beautiful hotel, with free breakfast, good beds, large rooms and huge bathrooms. Parking is behind the hotel. The staff were helpful, spoke English, and the free breakfast was very adequate and the coffee as most places...

Thank Valiad
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 January 2012

Full of charm and style, definetely the best place in both sides of this border. Oranges and lemons hang from the trees. BEAUTIFUL

2Thank Paul00001
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2011

This hotel has bags of charm. 16th century, converted convent and war hospital, with dark, cool corridors, and bedrooms with heavy, wooden shutters where the sunbeams come in. We stayed here for one night and loved it. What it lacks in corporate amenities (no mini bar, average breakfast), it more than makes up for with an amazing courtyard full of...

2Thank jimmyd_cambridge
New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 April 2011

This is a relatively large hotel with all different kind/styles of rooms it seems. Our rooms faced out onto an outer road, which wasn't too traveled so it was OK. Each room was in the form of a suite. The bedroom part had no windows, but there was a small room with a table that had a window. It seemed...

1Thank vulpine
Reviewed 1 December 2010

Hotel Sao Joao de Deus is a gem. It's tough to find on a map because its just inside the city walls - when you drive inside the walls, turn right and the hotel is immediately on your right. Drive past the entrance through the tunnel and the parking lot is a sharp right turn just after the tunnel. Now...

3Thank SurfColorado78
Reviewed 7 October 2010

This hotel is outstanding value. Nestling just inside the main gate of Elvas and set on the fortified walls, the views from the upper rooms are stunning. The couryard with the orange trees is peaceful, beautiful and inviting. Corridors and rooms are intriguing with an air of old world charm and elegance. Breakfast is excellent and this hotel is well...

Thank sclaffer

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $85 - $741 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a room not facing one of the two main streets”
JustCruisin11, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Balcony. Essential. Indoor room look grim”
564MarkH564, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a courtyard facing room with a balcony”
alanmicpro, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Try 201 -204”
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.”
erk42, 26 May 2014 | Read review
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