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Hotel Sao Joao de Deus

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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
Reviewed 26 August 2010

Charming and romantic monastry turned in an amazing hotel. No Wi-Fi and poor TV.

Thank andyandybo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 May 2010

Stayed here only one night before we crossed over into Spain. Elvas is a NEAT little walled city which we didn't expect. The hotel is inside the wall. Rooms are updated and beautiful. We had rooms facing the courtyard which has orange trees. Very nice breakfast included. Spent the day roaming thru the town looking at things. The price CANNOT...

2Thank retiree2020
Reviewed 1 February 2010

We stayed here one winter when driving through Portugal. Managed to get a room for less than half rack price. The tourst information office has a list of accomodation and their offers. Lovely huge room, very well decorated and friendly staff. Well stocked bar also. Breakfast was a good start to the day. Well worth a visit.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $82 - $184 (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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“Ask for a room not facing one of the two main streets”
 of 5 bubbles JustCruisin11, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Balcony. Essential. Indoor room look grim”
 of 5 bubbles 564MarkH564, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a courtyard facing room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles alanmicpro, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Try 201 -204”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles erk42, 26 May 2014 | Read review
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