Offering a 4-star experience on the sandy Alvor Beach, the Pestana D. Joao II is 10-minutes from the town center when walking and right by the Alvor River. There are two outdoor saltwater pools surrounded by gardens, along with a spa that includes a Turkish bath, indoor swimming pool, and sauna for relaxation. The Pestana D. Joao II is a family-friendly hotel with multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk. You can hire a car or request airport transportation during your trip. For entertainment, the hotel offers billiards, mini-golf, and a game room. There is also laundry service, ironing service, and several business amenities for those in town for work. You can choose between 257 guest rooms and suites at the Pestana D. Joao II, all of which feature balconies, free wireless Internet, and a stocked minibar. There are several deluxe rooms with various views as well as traditional suites. Your room will have a flat-screen television, a safe for your valuables, and a telephone. Suites have a separate living room and additional space. Many bars are available at the hotel, one of which is open at all hours that offers live music and a stage. The pool bar serves ice cream and beverages while the beach bar is made of wood and serves a selection of snacks and drinks. You can also take a short walk to dine at Indian Garden or Tasty Cuisine. Alvor Boardwalk is a landmark located near the hotel, as is Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve. If you want to try something different, take a trek to Morabito de Sao Pedro or Atlantic Pool.
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Pestana Dom João II location: Praia do Alvor, 8500-088 Alvor, Faro
Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM
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On average, Pestana Dom João II is less than the Alvor average rate for 4 star hotels. The nightly rate at Pestana Dom João II is typically $52, whereas the nightly rate in Alvor is $36 more.
The drive from Faro to Pestana Dom João II will take you about 1h 45min depending on traffic, with a distance of 35.0 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.
With parking available at Pestana Dom João II, you could always rent a car for as low as $66/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Alvor. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Pestana Dom João II. The nearest airport to the hotel is Faro.
There is a restaurant at Pestana Dom João II that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +351 282 400 700 for kitchen hours. One of the easiest dining options for Alvor guests staying in Pestana Dom João II is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests. A popular option for many Pestana Dom João II guests is to visit the bar and see if they serve food as well as drinks.
Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Alvor specifically look for hotels with a pool. Pestana Dom João II may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.
You can reach the main line at +351 282 400 700.
Yes, Pestana Dom João II has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.
Pestana Dom João II does have a gym on-site that is available to hotel guests. Some hotel gyms may not have 24-hour access, so it is best to ask a front desk clerk for fitness center hours.