Like its sister hotel, the Hotel Jardim, the Hotel Afonso V is well located close to the heart of Aveiro, Portugal, and all its attractions. The popular Forum shopping centre is just a few minutes away, while the more traditional attractions, such as the many canals that criss-cross the city, the Art Nouveau buildings that line the walkways and the museum and churches are all within easy reach on foot.
The entrance lobby to the Hotel Afonso V is grand and beautifully decorated in the period style of Portugal in times past, and yet manages to be extremely welcoming at the same time. The reception staff have some knowledge of English and other languages, enabling most guests to communicate without problem.
They are also extremely helpful, and happy to provide information about the Aveiro area and its attractions, with advice about how and where to catch a moliceiro and how to arrange a trip to the beach at Sao Jacinto or to the ceramics factories in nearby Ilhavo.
A total of 74 rooms incorporate executive, standard and economy rooms of different styles and sizes, all well decorated and clean. All rooms benefit from air conditioning, mini bar, TV with satellite channels, broadband internet service, direct dial telephone, in-room safe, radio, and automatic alarm system.
Standard rooms are furnished with two single beds while executive rooms benefit from either double or twin beds with full private bathroom and hair dryer, and are located in the new wing of the hotel.
For those looking for something special, a suite at the Hotel Afonso V could be just the answer. The hotel offers a choice of four suites, including two junior suites, a Princess Suite and a Royal Suite. Junior suites benefit from a living room and bedroom with four-poster bed, plus all the standard amenities. Located in the new wing, the Princess Suite and the Royal Suite comprise a hall, double bed and massage bed, plus all the amenities offered in the hotel’s standard rooms.
Breakfast is served buffet style or in the room, and newspapers are also available. A billiards room and lobby bar area make welcoming relaxation spots for the hotel’s many tourists and business guests.
For those visiting Aveiro, Portugal, on business there is a well-equipped business centre and a range of meeting room and banqueting facilities to meet their every need. Parking is available on site at a cost of 5 euros per day. Pre-booking is advisable to avoid disappointment.
Hotel Afonso V
Rua Dr. Manuel das Neves 65
Tel: 234 425 191 / 2 / 3
Fax: +351 234 381 111