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Pensao Sao Joao da Praca

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

I had some doubts about booking in this place after reading the comments, but honestly, it's a very nice hostel, very well located and for not too much money, breakfast is not the best one I've ever had but it accomplishes its mission as required. However, I need to admit the establishment is quite noisy, but if you don't have...

1Thank Julio H
Reviewed 14 April 2015

The location was good enough close to the center. The reception area was quite a climb two floors up from street level and was run down looking. The staff was very friendly. We stayed in a room with private bathroom and shower. It was dark and also run down looking. Three days out of five there was no toilet paper...

4Thank Amalone1
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Very good location in Alfama close to the center or rather in the center of Lisbon. Rooms are simple and the whole place not superclean but totally fine. Wifi is available in rooms. Staff was at reception 24/7. There was a fridge in the room and a heater. Breakfast consists of bread, jam and coffee but hey, you're in Lisbon...

2Thank Lyschka
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Excellent location. The place is basic but with its charm. We stayed in a room with private bathroom. Not luxury but is enough for everything that we need. The room is sunny and the bathroom is clean. There are restaurant downstairs, but we don't hear noises at night. We were very happy staying there and will definitely go back if...

2Thank Bebackpacker
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Dirtiest and stinkiest hostel ever, just disgusting!! Location is ok, located behind the church on a private access road so your tour guide may have difficulty to pick you up at the door. Our local guide told us that this is not a real hostel. It’s really a place for those ones that need few hours of “nap or fun”...

4Thank SassyStussy
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 14 August 2014

The location is superb, just next door of the Sé and in Alfama. However, the price is a bit high for what you get. It is not superclean (bathroom) and some rooms are very very noisy. The personel is friendly and breakfast ok. It is a good hostel, but a bit cheaper (it was 20 euro pp for triple without...

3Thank D_vid13
Dromore, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2013

In the Alfama district right beside the Cathedral and short distance from the Castle with bars and restaurants right beside. There was a lot of life there when I stayed for two nights. The room was comfortable and clean but not luxurious. I would certainly go back.

Thank Louis B
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Not the best I have stayed in but then I wasn't paying five star money, I got what I paid for and I was happy with that, the room was clean and linen changed ok, the only fault that I could make with the room was that it needed more ventilation as the carpet coming out of the bathroom gets...

1Thank powerhousesteve
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 31 October 2010

We have staid for 5 nights in this hotel. The rooms where neat and the owners are extremely friendly, they will help you with everything. The price is very reasonable, sertainly with the location. Including in the price is a breakfast, also basic but nice. Then again, if you're looking for something chique you have to go elswhere. But we...

1Thank Pieter86
Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 July 2010

Very well located, you can touch the Sé, very good price BUT the rooms are really run down. Facilities are in very bad condition, especially the bathroom. I would not recommend this place unless you have a very tight budget.

Thank stefano90

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Staying in Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria

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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and, of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music. The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755 destroyed most of the city but the contiguous neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of Fado, where you'll discover the best "tascas," eat delicious fresh fish and drink great wines. Discover hidden viewpoints and ancient traces of other civilizational ruins in the heart of the Portuguese capital. These are centuries-old neighborhoods that will welcome you to the very best of old Lisbon culture.
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Additional Information about Pensao Sao Joao da Praca

Address: Rua Sao Joao da Praca 97 2 | Alfama, Lisbon 1100-519, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Lisbon > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Price Range: $48 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Pensao Sao Joao da Praca 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Room 201 may be quieter, though less of a view. To avoid stairs, you'll want to be on the second floor, not the third.”
  • Bigger shared bathroom - shower
  • A fridge, tve, heater,drying rack and wardrobe (in addition to a double bed)
  • Very clean hallway. Small nook to sit and read.
  • Bigger shared bathroom (there are 2 on the second floor)
  • Rooms are on the second and third floor.
  • Room with attached bathroom (nice) and seemingly facing into the courtyard (quieter).
  • Most rooms have this view. Room 201 does not and may be quieter.
  • Bidet & sink. Fresh air.
mstphy, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask about the room before travelling as there are a couple of negatives here, I found the staff more than happy to help with a problem.”
powerhousesteve, 30 Nov 2011 | Read review
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