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Melia Ria Hotel & Spa

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Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Our first time in Aveiro and we picked a peach of a hotel to spend 8 days here. Quite handy for the rail station and located on the ''Lago da Fonte Nova'' (The newly sourced lake) adjacent to the gorgeous council offices located in a beautifully refurbished ceramics factory. The walk into Aveiro from the hotel is a delight, either...

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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Anyportman, Many thanks for your kind comments, particularly in regards to our Staff. We highly appreciate your feedback and we are looking forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. We remain at your disposal for any further queries. Best regards, Eliana Alves Guest Manager

Newcastle, UK
Reviewed 3 October 2016

There's no avoiding saying something about the location of this hotel. It looks good, perched over the end of the canal that runs through town, with the gloriously restored ceramics factory opposite. The tremendously popular boats cruise past all through the day and there is a good vibe about the area. The pleasant walk into the centre takes no more...

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Dear Mr./Mrs. Widdowson, Thank you for having taken the time to share your comments with us concerning your recent stay at Meliã Ria Hotel and Spa. We highly appreciate your feedback and we are looking forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. We remain at your disposal for any further queries....

Somerset, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Nice place to stay, just outside of downtown Aveiro , a short walk along the canal to the center of the old town where you can do some shopping and dinning. The rooms were spotless, one of the cleanest rooms I've stayed in, a bit ultra modern for my taste but never the less very comfortable and clean. This hotel...

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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr./Mrs. Tracker129, We would like to express our gratitude for selecting our hotel for your stay in Aveiro. Thank you for your comments, which will be taken into maximum consideration. Your suggestions are very important, they help us to review and improve our services. In the meantime, if we can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate...

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Perfect place to stay in Aveiro. Just a few steps away from the city center with a "lake" from the Ria de Aveiro. Excelent rooms, and good breakfast. Excelent location, close but not in the main street. With the usual Melia charm.

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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Antonio P, Thank you for having taken the time to share your comments with us concerning your recent stay at Meliã Ria Hotel and Spa. We highly appreciate your feedback and we are looking forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. We remain at your disposal for any further...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This modern hotel is located on the canal in Aveiro, the rooms are lovely, spacious with very good facilities and nice views. Great breakfasts in a nice room. Hotel is between railway station and town, easy level walk into the town. There's parking outside on street and there's also a car park. Would definitely stay there again.

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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. RosedeeR, Many thanks for your kind comments and positive feedback on Tripadvisor. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that our services and facilities met with your expectations. We hope to welcome you back sometime in the near future and thank you for your preference. Kind regards and Best Wishes, Eliana Alves Guest...

Sintra, Portugal
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Good suprise this hotel Very nice location, in front of one of the channels, near city center. The lobby is nice and lots of comfortable sofas in front of the bar The room was very well clean, standard size, well decorated and big tv No opinion regarding breakfast. Have parking but payment in additional Staff from reception friendly but slow...

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MeliaRia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Melia Ria Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Julio F, Thank you for having taken the time to share your comments with us concerning your recent stay at Meliã Ria Hotel and Spa. We highly appreciate your feedback and we are looking forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. We remain at your disposal for any further...

Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We love Aveiro and the surrounding area and so we booked this hotel for a month. I think that puts me in a position where I can objectively comment on the hotel. I love the location of the hotel, sat on a small lagoon at the end of one of the canals and next to the attractive building which is...

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your kind comments and positive feedback on Tripadvisor. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We would like to inform you that we have available a large number of special programs and promotions that include both the breakfast and the access to our Wellness Centre/Health Club. We hope to welcome you...

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It's good as it's a melia, but I was expecting a lot more and especially for the price. The breakfast is okay because it's only 10€ but the dinner is extremely overpriced. It's not good, you can eat anywhere in Aveiro for less money and a lot better. Probably won't come back

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Julia C, Thank you very much for choosing Meliã Ria Hotel & Spa for your stay in Aveiro. Your evaluation and comments are very important for us, as they help us improve the quality of our services. We would like to apologize for not having provided the best hotel stay ever - we are sure that this was...

Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stayed in Meliã Ria Hotel for a summer weekend and we were very well received. The hotel staff in general is very friendly and helpful and the Hotel itself is very well located, within short distance to the historic Centre of Aveiro and in walking diistance from Forum Aveiro (the main shopping centre in the city), with restaurants, shops,...

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MeliaRia, Gerente de relações com clientes at Melia Ria Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Rodrigo T, Thank you very much for your kind comments about our staff and Hotel. We are most pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with Us. We look forward to your next stay at our Hotel or any other hotel of Meliã Hotels International. Kind Regards, Eliana Alves Guest Manager

Vallauris, France
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Notably located within short distance to the historic Centre, Forum Aveiro (the opencourt mall), restaurants, shops, etc., Melia Ria Hotel was an excellent choice to say in picturesque and charming Aveiro. Modern, nice big lobby, with a great restaurant and bar. Assigned room was spacious, only the room seems not perfectly cleaned as their are dirts on the carpet in...

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Dear Mrs. Aida656, We would like to express our gratitude for selecting our hotel, during your stay in Aveiro. Thank you for your suggestions, which will be taken into maximum consideration. Your comments are very important as they help us to review and improve our services. In the meantime, if we can be of any further assistance, please do not...

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Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Melia Ria Hotel & Spa is located in a superior quality residential development in the centre of Aveiro, with views of the lake formed by the Ria de Aveiro. Located next to the Cultural and Congress Centre and the train station, just a short distance from the historical heart of the city, 7 km from the beaches, and 60 minutes from Oporto airport, with easy access to the A1, A25 and IC1 highways. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Ria Hotel & Spa

Address: Cais da Fonte Nova | Lote 5, Aveiro 3810-200, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Aveiro District > Aveiro
Price Range: $133 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Ria Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 128
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Also Known As:
Melia Aveiro
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Aveiro
#2 Luxury Hotel in Aveiro
#2 Romantic Hotel in Aveiro
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“All corner rooms have two windows - this are my favorites :-)”
616CarlosD, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the lake and to a higher floor seems best.”
Anyportman, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the view to the "Lake".”
Q2534FDantoniop, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the estuary side are quieter and have a better view.”
rodrigot469, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think they are all good”
Huyggens, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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