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Pestana Dom Joao II

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We were booked in to the hotel in June this year but due to over booking we were given a villa which was tremendous. We had a two bed three bathroom villa to ourselves. It was serviced everyday and although it was meant for people who were self catering we still enjoyed the breakfast in the hotel which was part...

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad to Know you enjoyed your stay with us. We now look forward to welcoming you again soon! Kindest regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 July 2014

We stayed for 2 weeks B & B end June / 1st week July. The hotel is generally good and perfectly situated a 10 minutes walk from Alvor town and on the beach. The reception is nice and well maintained leading to a bar area that is big a bit tired. Free PC and wi-fi facilities are nice to have...

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pestana Hotel Dom João II. We look forward to welcome you again. With kind regards, Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel

Ireland
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

Booked one 3 bed family villa but were split over 2 villas on arrival with no explanation or choice. The biggest issue was that they are not villas but average size apts with bad layout & storage. Locations is good, right on the beach with nice quite grounds but a good 10-15 min walk to Alvor. Will not be returning....

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Our apologies for any inconvenient caused whist you where on holidays with us. Please let us know in advance about your next trip to the Hotel, so that we can make sure that everything goes according to your highest expectations. Best regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

Super location with great facilities and staff is a great combination for this hotel. Modern and spacious rooms. We stayed in room 103 which had a huge balcony. Very good breakfasts but drinks are a bit pricey. This is the second Pestana we've had the pleasure to stay in and were not disappointed. Also, if you need an airport transfer...

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your excellent comments in Tripadvisor. Your opinion is very important to the Pestana Dom João II Hotel and to other guests that consider a trip to the Algarve. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in a near future. Sunny regards from Portugal Carlos Santos Unit Manager

preston
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I booked this hotel online with Jet2.com holidays even though I was a little concerned about being moved to another hotel as several reviewers had mentioned. When we got to the hotel after a delay due to the French Air traffic controller strike we were booked in then told our sea view room wouldnt be available till the day after....

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pestana Hotel Dom João II. We look forward to welcome you again. With kind regards, Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We've visited this hotel on several occasions and we have always had a fantastic time. The location is wonderful, directly on the fabulous beach and the boardwalk, with easy access into town and the lovely restaurants around the harbour. The service at the hotel is very good. The reception most helpful, courteous and polite at all times, helping in any...

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Reviewer, Thank you very much for your comments. The fact that you have enjoyed your stay with us and took the time to give your feedback it’s the best award we can get and that’s what makes work even harder to meet all our guests’ expectations! We now look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back soon....

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2014

stayed here in june.lovely large room and nice bathroom with a amazing shower.the staff were friendly and polite.we stayed b and b the breakfast was good standard with a nice variety of fruits and cheeses and hot dishes omlettes and pancakes cooked fresh.bar prices were dear but we spent most of our time in alvor as the bars and restaurants...

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your opinion about our hotel with us and with all our potential clients. I’m glad you enjoyed our facilities and found our staff extremely nice and helpful. Looking forward to welcoming you back! Kindest regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2014

This is a good standard hotel. Rooms are nice, clean. Pool ok (a basic concrete rectangle), area around it nice, gardens were lovely to sit in, Had the buffet dinner and a lunch - both fine, not expensive. Porter was very grumpy on our arrival, we only had hand luggage which we carried ourselves so he didn't have much to...

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments. The fact you have enjoyed your stay with us and took the time to give feedback it’s the best award we can get. Our main objective is to achieve all our guests’ satisfaction and we promise to focus on that! Kind regards Carlos Santos

Reviewed 26 June 2014

I stayed at this hotel at the beginning of June with my fiance for four nights. We had originally booked into a side sea view room, however when we arrived at the hotel we were advised we had been upgraded to a suite which was a nice surprise. The reception and hotel staff were friendly and helpful throughout our stay....

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Manager_DJoaoII, Gerente at Pestana Dom Joao II, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad to Know you enjoyed your stay and found our service and facilities very good. Looking forward to welcoming you back to any of our hotels Best regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II Hotel

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

My wife and I stayed in this hotel for a week in early june 2014. The hotel is located right on a beautiful beach approx 12 minutes walk from the centre of Alvor.Reception was professional if a little slow. Our room was on the 4th Floor facing road which was ok. The area is very quiet. The room was spotless...

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Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to gives us your opinion about our facilities and services. Unfortunately we didn’t met at all your expectations. Please be informed that we will do everything within our power to inprove the services related to your commnents Looking forward to your contact Kindest regards Carlos Santos Unit Manager Pestana Dom João II...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Pestana Dom Joao II

Address: Marginal de Alvor s/n, Alvor, Portimao 8500-021, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao > Alvor
Price Range: €49 - €326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pestana Dom Joao II 4*
Number of rooms: 384
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Also Known As:
Pestana Dom Joao Ii Hotel Alvor
Pestana Dom Joao Ii Alvor
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Alvor
#4 Romantic Hotel in Alvor
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Alvor
#5 Luxury Hotel in Alvor
#5 Family Hotel in Alvor
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“If you want sun then pick a beach facing room. Back of the hotel does not have the terrific views of the front but it is cooler.”
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“Sea view rooms on a high level are great.”
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