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Northern England
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94 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We drove from the Algarve to Porto,about 350 miles,on the Motorway.So tolls payable,but much less traffic. God bless sat-nav.It took us straight to the Hotel.Traffic very busy,but found an underground car park just around the corner. The Hotel,much like the surrounding area,has a lot of charm ,albeit with a fading grandeur. We wanted to be close to the Sao Bento... More 

Tongeren, Belgium
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This hotel is very near the Sao Bento station and metro. The hotel is quiet, clean and has beautiful old decorations, you could be in the 1920. For the price we paid the breakfast was very reasonable and the room with bathroom adequate. The staff was friendly and helpful .Only one pity no English TV station! We very much enjoyed... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Low budget is what you book and what you will get. The breakfast in the mornings was very basic but filling. No warm breakfast. I found it a bit boring after 6 days. The room was clean but very old. The bathrooms are in very old condition. The worst was the mattress. I am aware that you get what you... More 

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Rome, Italy
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I stayed in the infamous fifth floor, which is the low cost section of the hotel (the rest looked better) The room had a good price, so I wasn't expecting luxury and in fact you get a small and basic (but resonably clean) room with a shared bathroom (which needs some refurbishment). It could have been ok for the price,... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Very conveniently located near the Sao Benito train station and the city. Quiet, clean, and reasonably priced. The personnel helped get us a taxi to the metro station as we left. The breakfast is well-provisioned and is served in a beautifully-tiled dining room.

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Munich, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Room dirty, old and everything broken. A lot of problems about the reservations, charging the credit card even if I say expressly not to do. Even they threatened to call the police and throw me away when I asked about the Complaining Book. I could do this only at the check out. Really the worst experience ever. I don't recommend,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed twice, in a total of 3 different rooms. Cleanliness is questionable, the floors are wonky, the carpets are threadbare and all 3 bathrooms stank. The only place you can get wifi is in the dark and dingy 'bar' area, and you can't buy anything by the glass in the bar, you wouldn't know it was a bar if... More 

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New Zealand
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124 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We last stayed here 9 years ago and nothing has changed except our tastes and expectations. The hotel certainly hasn't. First, the good points. Location! However, we did pay extra for a ' deluxe 'room where the beds were large and comfy, a roomy bathroom with timed lighting and toiletries. I appreciate they wish to retain olde worldly charm BUT... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The outside looks really crummy but stepping through the doors, you are met with a stunning tiled lobby, all be it a little run down and flaking. The whole place is like this, stunning and falling apart slightly. Our room 203, was lovely and large with 2 big windows onto the street, 2 beds - 4ft & 4ft6in and a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Room tired, dirty, dusty, sad, needs a lot of attention, just terrible. Location is the only plus. There are plenty of hotels much cheaper and so much better could not recommend this hotel ever.internet only in a common room!

Thank sam t

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Additional Information about Hotel Peninsular

Address: Rua Sa da Bandeira 21, Porto 4000-433, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $50 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 146
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Also Known As:
Pensao Peninsular Porto
Pensao Peninsular Hotel Porto
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“excellent location”
 of 5 bubbles Tessa173, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you have to stay, pay for a deluxe, can't guarantee the others!”
 of 5 bubbles busterNewZealand, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Be sure that your bed is large enough!”
 of 5 bubbles WutRotterdam, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Train travellers: very good choice, totally vintage hotel. Want luxury? stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles flica3, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Do not accept rooms on the 5th floor!”
  • The bathroom mirror and it's light.
  • The window doors
  • The TV had only the 4 national channels
  • The room
 of 5 bubbles nunofd, 7 Oct 2014 | Read review
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