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  • Pousada de Viana do Castelo – Hotel Monte de Santa Luzia

    This early 20th century Pousada Viana Do Castelo offers one of the most famous views in Portugal

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    Spectacular Views with the Hotel Viana Do Castelo

    The Hotel Viana Do Castelo, set high on Mount Santa Luzia, combines early 20th century elegance with spectacular views over the old sailing port of Viana do Castelo and Portugal’s Atlantic coast with its long sweep of sandy beaches. The view from the Pousada, with the temple of Santa Luzia in the foreground, is one of the most famous in Portugal.

    The National Geographic magazine wrote ‘Santa Luzia is blessed with one of the world’s finest panoramas, perhaps bettered only by those of Funchal and Rio de Janeiro, both in Portuguese speaking countries’.

    Pousada Hotel Viana Do Castelo & Monte De Santa Luzia

    This beautifully furnished Hotel Monte De Santa Luzia has a number of interesting artefacts commemorating the Roman invasion of Portugal. The Pousada is also surrounded by the remains of an old Celtic village inhabited from around 2000 BC to 500 AD, shortly after the Roman invasion.

    The Pousada Hotel Viana Do Castelo has excellent facilities including a palatial lounge area, elegant bar and excellent restaurant serving gourmet regional and international cuisine, all flanked by a large terrace which benefits from wonderful views of Santa Luzia and the town beyond.

    The Hotel Viana Do Castelo has 51 rooms, including 32 superior rooms and 3 suites. All bedrooms have en-suite bathroom, heating/air conditioning, minibar, telephone, Cable TV, hairdryer, safe and internet access.

    Hotel Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Terrace
    • Outdoor pool
    • Business centre
    • Free wireless internet access in public areas
    • 24h reception
    • Room service
    • Parking

    Activities Nearby

    • Canoeing
    • Water sports
    • Beaches: Afife (15 kms) and Carreco (12 kms)
    • Kite surfing
    • Boat rides
    • Bike rides
    • Walks/Fishing
    • Off road touristic routes
    • Surfing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf: Ponte de Lima Golf Course Alto Minho (36 kms)

    Other Information

    • Porto (Oporto) airport is 84 kms
    • Adjoining rooms available
    • Rooms for disabled persons available
    • Stunning wedding location
    • Excellent conference/meeting facilities
    • Vigo (Spain) airport 89 kms
    • Viana Railway station 3 kms

    Hotels Nearby

    • Hotel Flor de Sal
    • Parador de Baiona
    • Parador de Santiago de Compostela
    • Parador de Pontevedra

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    Hotel Facilities
    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Terrace
    • Outdoor pool
    • Business centre
    • Free wireless internet access in public areas
    • 24h reception
    • Room service
    • Parking
    Activities Nearby
    • Canoeing
    • Water sports
    • Beaches: Afife (15 kms) and Carreco (12 kms)
    • Kite surfing
    • Boat rides
    • Bike rides
    • Walks/Fishing
    • Off road touristic routes
    • Surfing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf: Ponte de Lima Golf Course Alto Minho (36 kms)

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    Testimonials

    4 testimonials for Pousada de Viana do Castelo – Hotel Monte de Santa Luzia

    1. We visited for two nights at the end of June and thorougly enjoyed our stay. In all areas the staff were attentive and helpful. The room was complete with magnificent view,( especially in the morning when the valley was covered in mist).
      A very small point. The front desk rang me twice to ask if we were OK, on enquiring why, I was told I had pulled the assistance cord in the bathroom. I had thought this was the switch cord for the extractor fan ! At our next hotel across the border in galicia, there was a similar cord, but red and with a red ring.
      May I suggest you emergency cords are similarly coloured to save your staff concern.
      Apert from that we enjoyed our holiday especially the introduction to the area in Portugal

    2. we stayed in this pousada one night at the end of June. We recommend it as a worthwhile choice first of all for its location. We had a comfortable room with a wonderful view over the river, town and the beautiful church of Santa Luzia. Efficient and attentive staff. Don’t miss the funicular from the pousada down the mountain to the city of Viana. Not far from Viana we visited Valencia near the Spanish border and Guimaraes, both worth the drive. We had a very pleasurable stay!

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    highly recommended. Worth of every penny.
    risto juvonen
    we stayed in this pousada one night at the end of June. We recommend it as a worthwhile choice first of all for its location. We had a comfortable room with a wonderful view over the river, town and the beautiful church of Santa Luzia. Efficient and attentive staff. Don't miss the funicular from the pousada down the mountain to the city of Viana. Not far from Viana we visited Valencia near the Spanish border and Guimaraes, both worth the drive. We had a very pleasurable stay!
    Giuseppe Italy
    The pousada was quite beautiful, and the view from our room was just like the pictures from the website. The a.c. worked fine and the staff was friendly and helpful, and drinks on the terrace are not to be missed. The pool is a disappointment because it is at least 300 yards away from the hotel and was dirty and no one was using it. We went down to the beach instead. We enjoyed our stay very much.
    George Streblow
    Un lugar espectacular en el que nos trataron estupendamente! Volveremos!!
    Chabela
    I just had a fantastic break in Pousada Viana do Castelo. The views are to die for..Staff very nice.. The town is small but welcoming, I recommend this destination.
    Marlene Seco

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    1 Nov 2017 to 31 Oct 2018
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    1 Nov to 29 Dec 2017
    1 Jan to 24 Mar 2018
    3 Apr to 15 Jul 2018
    16 Sep to 31 Oct 2018
    25 Mar to 2 Apr 2018
    16 Jul to 15 Sep 2018
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    Standard double room from 110 from 140 from 135 from 165 from 170 from 200
    Early Booking Standard room from 93.50 from 119 from 114.75 from 140.25 from 144.50 from 170
    Superior with sea view from 130 from 160 from 155 from 185 from 190 from 220
    Early Booking Superior with sea view from 110.50 from 136 from 131.75 from 157.25 from 161.50 from 187
    Suite from 170 from 200 from 195 from 225 from 215 from 260
    Early Booking Suite from 144.50 from 170 from 165.75 from 191.25 from 182.75 from 221
    Special suite from 190 from 220 from 215 from 245 from 263 from 280
    Early Booking Special suite from 161.50 from 187 from 182.75 from 208.25 from 223.55 from 238
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    – Prices are per night for 2 persons sharing a double room and include breakfast and taxes 
    – Prices are valid until 31 October 2018 – they are subject to change without prior notice 
    – Special rates apply at New Year (30 and 31 Dec) 
    – Special rates are available for reservations of 10 bedrooms or more 
    – Cancellations – 1st night will be charged if the reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival (special promotions may have different cancellation policies) 
    – No show – the whole stay will be charged

    Location/Directions

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    Address: 
    Monte de Santa Luzia
    4901-909 Viana do Castelo 

    Surrounding area: 

    • Ponte de Lima (33 kms): One of the oldest towns in Portugal.
    • Valenca (60 kms): Fortress town on the border with Spain.
    • Braga (70 kms): The religious capital of Portugal – sights include a 900 year old cathedral in the town centre and Bom Jesus do Monte.
    • Baiona, Spain (70 kms): Attractive coastal town with a rich maritime history and great beaches.
    • Porto (78 kms): Located on the Douro river estuary, Portugal’s second city is steeped in history and is most famous for its renowned port wine.
    • Guimaraes (84 kms): One of the most historic towns in Portugal, its historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    • Vigo, Spain (103 kms): The largest city in Galicia.
    • Cies Islands (accessed by ferry from Vigo and Baiona): Voted the world’s best beach by the UK’s Guardian Newspaper in 2007.
    • Peneda de Geres National Park (nearest point is approx. 50kms): Portugal’s only national park.
    • Pontevedra, Spain (120 kms): A beautiful ancient town and medieval port.
    • Santiago de Compostela, Spain (185 kms): This historic old town is a UNESCO world heritage site and houses the shrine of St James the Apostle. It is the destination of the Camino de Santiago, a famous Catholic pilgrimage route.

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