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Fabrica do Chocolate Hotel

Rua do Gontim 70-76, Viana do Castelo 4900-474 Portugal
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 07/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#6 of 27 hotels in Viana do Castelo
Imagine a world made of chocolate, where kids and grown-ups explore the amazing universe of the "food of the Gods". A century old building, where chocolate was once produced and from where a sweet aroma used to emerge all over the city, is today a newly restored building that keeps its history and memories alive, but with a new purpose. Today, the production is of unique experiences totally dedicated to chocolate. In this small charming hotel where each room tells a unique story, you'll be able to sleep surrounded by your favourite chocolate brands, in the setting of a cacao tree forest, or in the magic scenario of children's classics such as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" or "Hansel and Gretel". Each day of your stay will bring a totally unique experience. Indulge yourself with a rejuvenating chocotherapy treatment, enjoy the exclusivity of a private chocolate fountain for two, or taste different types of chocolate after an inspiring visit to the Museum.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
VIP room facilities
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Quirky Hotels
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Finnish and 1 more
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Popular mentions
Susan K wrote a review Oct 2020
Portland, Oregon21 contributions3 helpful votes
I didn’t stay at the hotel, but did visit the gift/candy shop. They have the best chocolate truffles ever. I visited there one year ago and I still think about those truffles often. They are amazing! It is a must visit when in Viana do Castelo.
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Date of stay: November 2019
RoyalSally wrote a review Nov 2019
Toronto, Canada13 contributions6 helpful votes
We spent one week at this hotel and were very happy with our stay. The front desk staff were amazing and helpful, housekeeping was immaculate and breakfast was delicious. The chocolate theme is fun and unique. The hotel is well located and the parking situation is fantastic (free underground parking a short walk away). We have zero complaints from our stay here and recommend it!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
JSH wrote a review Oct 2019
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We loved this charming place. The chocolate theme was played out with fun and imagination. It was a delight from beginning to end. From walls dripping with chocolate to our complementary cacao cocktail with ‘to die for’ chocolates on the side. The staff were so helpful with our special dietary needs. Our only regret is that commitments did not allow us time to have a tour of the chocolate making process or a cacao based massage. We’ll simply have to come back.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Berta45 wrote a review Sep 2019
Zürich, Schweiz206 contributions72 helpful votes
We stayed for a weekend in this hotel. Very friendly staff, parking area close by, beautiful city with many good restaurants. Viana do Castelo was a real surprise for us. The hotel room - with an individual motto referring to chocolat - in the first floor was quiet and spacious, within five min. walking distance to the old town.
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Date of stay: September 2019
Room Tip: first or second floor
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Pedro R wrote a review Oct 2018
Entroncamento, Portugal15 contributions3 helpful votes
The location is in the centre of city, near the bars and facilities The room is simply divine, allusive to chocolate Fantastic restaurant Nothing to point, only five stars Have a fantastic and beautiful museum
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with family
US$74 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PortugalNorthern PortugalViana do Castelo DistrictViana do Castelo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Igreja Matriz de Viana do Castelo (0.4 km), Vila Nova de Cerveira Market (0.3 km), and Chafariz da Praca da Republica (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante Ó Viana Praça, Irish&Co. Viana do Castelo, and Liz Caffe Bar.
Is Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Viana do Castelo.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Finnish.
Are there any historical sites close to Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Citania de Santa Luzia (1.9 km), Antigos Paços do Concelho (4.9 km), and Casa dos Sá Soutomaior (5.1 km).
Is Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.