Pousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPousada de Viseu Charming Spa Hotel
This building has been beautifully restored, and is quite spectacular. We loved it. The staff are very friendly. Our 4th floor room was massive, with its own private deck and a really great view over the city.
The restaurant is well worthwhile. My only criticism is that the servings are if anything too generous.
We hope to be back.
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