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A space with history in the region of Lafões where we enter in perfect harmony with nature. With fantastic landscapes to relax, attentive people and extreme sympathy, make this space a place to visit... more
Lovely hotel and spa,staff always happy to help and with a smile on their faces .Very clean hotel,amazing swimming pool and spa.fantastic full body massage! Superb breakfast. Definitely will comeback... more
Reviewed 2 September 2014
Good stay but far away from 4 stars
I stayed here with my boyfriend for one night.
It was a pleaseant night but we can not rate the hotel 4 stars.
Arrived around midday and asked when could we do the check in. They said we could... more
The hotel is only sightly below-par, with average cleanliness and service, but a dreadfull indoor pool, inside what seems to be a rundown shack.
But do yourselves the favour of steering away from... more
Reviewed 12 August 2015
I recently spent 4 nights here on a business trip. the hotel is clean, the food is good, the buffet style breakfast are satisfying but with not a large selection of items can be a bit boring after a... more
Stayed one night en route back to Spain. The Hotel was very comfortable, with a large room and adequate bathroom. There was Free parking in front of the hotel and a commercial area just across the... more
Reviewed 19 September 2017
Very good Value for money
+ Impeccable Higiene
+ Friendly staff
+ Plenty of towels
- just the breakfast coffemachine pre-sugaring most of the beverages is annoying, but staff will get you what you need no problem.
A big shoutout to the wonderful and friendly staff at Montebelo Viseu Congress. This was our first visit to Portugal itself, but right from the planning stage the hotel was very helpful in arranging... more
Reviewed 1 week ago
I have been several times in Viseu in another Hotel of this Group. This time I wanted to try the 5* of the Group, and I was quite disappointed.
The room honestly did not give me the 5 * comfort... more
An OK cleaness, maintenance, breakfast and appearance, but for the price paid (31eur one night) is a good price quality ratio! I've been in 4stars hotels in portugal with the same quality as this... more
Reviewed 13 July 2014
Old and in need of renovation
The hotel is very well located, in viseu citycentre, however it is very old and worn. Cracks in the walls, the wallpaper is torn in many places and it still has carpeting. The price is not too cheap... more
Nice rooms, very nice staff and good acomodations. Very quiet, but some rooms are facing a discotheque/bar that stays open until 4:00AM, so, ask for a room away from that! Other than that, it's all... more
Reviewed 24 August 2017
Nice moments in Viseu
Our room and bathroom were very good and clean. The bed was great and the room was quite spacious. We loved breakfast with local products. The location was excellent, right in the middle of the... more
I was there in the 90´s so it was a great experience to come back with a lot of good memories. The rooms are nice but in need of better sound proofing. The location couldnt be better and the food in... more
Reviewed 7 October 2017
Old style comfort
The Grao Vasco was the first really good hotel in Viseu a long time ago. It still shows it, with spacious common areas (great breakfast room overlooking the garden). The rooms are comfortable, but a... more
I give it an average because its not anything spectacular. But it was in a quiet neighbourhood, the staff was nice, the morning breakfast was way above average. It was great value for the money. If... more
Great hotel and staff. Nice spaces good room area and decoration. Good breakfast. A fantastic hotel with a lot to do and close to yhe city center. I will come back for sure to the hotel. 1 nigth is... more
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The best place to relax in Viseu!
Great place to stay when you are visiting this region! Big rooms and the greatest staff!
It is appropriate for all kinds of trips. The spaces are huge, comfortable rooms and the best service. I... more
The hotel is situated aproximately 4 km away from the bus station to which you arrive by buses from Porto or Lisbon (btw those Rede expressos have excellent wi-fi). To reach the hotel you need the... more
Reviewed 26 July 2017
Good price / quality
We stayed one night in this hotel on our way back from Porto to Lisbon.
It's good quality and offers great breakfast.
The rooms are not modern, but have all conveniances one should care for.
We chose this hotel because it was near the house of a friend we were going to visit. Easy to park. It's an old hotel, out of fashion even. The room was huge with little furniture, also out of... more
Reviewed 23 February 2016
The room is very big
The room is very, very big and it's good to spread your thing and organize them, but it takes some time to warm it (we went in the winter, and is very cold). The breakfast is good and it has a great... more
This is na hotel very quite and very vintage decorated. the stuff is very helpfull. the views are incredible, and you can be in the pool just in the middle of a great garden in top of the mountain... more
Reviewed 14 August 2017
A revisited hotel.
The rooms facing the valley have breathtaking views.
The rooms are large and comfy, but in need of refurnishing and repair as most of the hotel.
Good pool, but garden has not... more
We booked a room not expecting much from a small hotel in a small Portuguese countryside town. Meaning: we expected an outdated countryside decoration and very friendly but semi-professional staff (I... more
Reviewed 3 September 2017
This hotel although needing some renovation (not much) is ideal for staying in Arouca. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is very good considering the price you pay. Also, very... more
A dream location ... in an unexpectedly beautifull and interesting area
Our room was quiet, arge, modern, and well apointed, as was the bathroom. The balcony had a stunning view! The buffet breakfast is very good with a large variety and very good ingredients. The whole... more
Reviewed 28 June 2016
Worst stay in my life, so far.
After hiking the amazing Paiva Boardwalk me and a friend decided to spend the night at Quinta de Novais. We came in tired around midnight and were greeted by the manager like uninvited strangers... more
We arrived in the hotel to pass the night during the fica vouga festival. This is a nice place, good service. The hotel is quite old, all the furniture are wooden, but everything works and very... more
Reviewed 16 February 2015
if you are in sever do Vouga, you have to stay in the o cortico hotel it's very well located the restaurante close by it's very high quality and the rooms are very good. especially the 103. the air... more
We were let down at the last moment and had to find a hotel for 6 nights and this hotel just squeezed us in . We needed a disabled room with the other two needing to be next door. The Management were... more
Reviewed 19 August 2017
Ideal for short visits
Stayed for 10 day. The rooms were spotless . Cleaned everyday. Staff very polite and helpful.
Breakfast was lovely - no cooked breakfast but plenty of choice.
Pool lovely and not busy. Plenty of... more
Stayed one night here. It was ok. Budget rooms, old linens. But they were clean enough, so that’s fine. Breakfast was excellent. I recommend buying the breakfast included package, but the front... more
Reviewed 25 March 2017
Very friendly staff , high cleaning standards, good selection on continental breakfast , well located 2 minutes walk to the local library, 10 minutes to town center.
20 minutes drive from Viseu... more
I stayed at this hotel for one night because I traveled for a wedding that was nearby. We got a discount for staying as part of the wedding. The stay included free breakfast. Although the hotel was... more
Reviewed 19 July 2017
Well past its prime.
This must have been a spectacular hotel fifty years ago but it needs some TLC. Air conditioning did not work during our stay. The rooms are large and grounds could be beautiful with more care... more
I booked this hotel for my wife because it was just off the motorway on a long journey and it took dogs. Notwithstanding the booking she arrived at 21:30, struggled to find the hotel and when she did... more
Reviewed 18 July 2009
We stayed this hotel because it was not too far off the beaten track. They also allow dogs which is great a many hotels in Portugal don't. It's a beautiful hotel with so much history as it used to... more
My husband and I stayed here for 5 nights and were very impressed with the thoughtfulness of our host. Julio was very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and proposed route plans for us to... more
Reviewed 7 April 2012
My boyfriend and I spent 2 nights in this quinta, recommended fron an Italian friend of us. Mr Luis and Mrs Manuela have been two great hosts, very friendly and gentle as well as Lux, their dog... more
All the family stayed at Casa D' Azurara for 4 nights and had a fantastic long weekend. We were 18, and still the house seemed with space for many more.
It has been tastefully renovated, 2 living... more
Reviewed 29 June 2007
Friendly but needs repairs
We found this place in Karen Brown's book. The review might be a few to several years old. The town's asset, or misfortune, is it's vicinity to Viseu. Otherwise, in Mangualde, there's not much to... more
Stayed here with my band while playing a local rock festival... Great hotel with fantastic views and decent rooms. Located a few minutes up a hill overlooking the town. We had a front room with... more
Reviewed 19 October 2016
We enjoyed our stay!
Our room had a lovely big comfee bed but lacked pillows and when asked for more they never arrived, TV.... Rubbish, 2 channels in our room, bathroom was fantastic apart from the hairdryer was broken... more
The Hotel is set in it's own little valley. the River is beautiful and has been partly diverted to run a hydro electric plant on site, this actually adds to the wow factor. The restaurant served... more
Reviewed 13 October 2016
Very Pleasant Retreat
I stayed there for 2 days on business trip where we had organized our sales team meeting.
The whole place is very peaceful, nicely decorated, and the green surroundings are part of the... more
Good to visit Serra da Estrela (Estrela's Mountains).
The breakast was divine. I taste the typical Serra da Estrela cheese (Requeijão and Queijo Fresco with pumpkin jam).So... more
Reviewed 16 November 2012
A beautiful small hotel in a pretty village setting for a Xmas visit
We stayed at the above hotel last December and found it was a really homely welcoming place, with helpful staff, beautifully decorated for christmas with a roaring log fire in the spacious but... more
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