Hotel Residencial Joao XXI

Rua Gomes Freire, 179, 1.Lisbon1050-177Portugal
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About Hotel Residencial Joao XXI

Located in the historic centre of the city, the family-friendly Hotel Residencial Joao XXI provides easy access to Marques de Pombal Square, Dolce Vita Shopping Monumental Mall and the Medeiros e Almeida Museum.

All rooms are air conditioned and equipped with bedside reading lamps, cable TVs, and private bathrooms with showers and bathtubs. In addition, there is free Wi-Fi, and a work desk and telephone are standard. Extra beds, cots, irons with ironing boards and hairdryers are available on request.

Hotel Residencial Joao XXI provides free Wi-Fi in public areas, and guests have access to luggage storage and a safe deposit box at the 24-hour front desk.  An airport shuttle and tour assistance are provided, all floors have lift access, and parking is available.

Several restaurants, cafes and bars are located nearby.

The Picoas metro station, Lisbon Oceanarium and the Jose Tomas de Sousa Martins Monument are easily reachable.


Rua Gomes Freire, 179, 1., Lisbon, 1050-177, Portugal
Telephone: +351(21)3155019 | Fax: +351(21)3533580 |

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent base to explore the city

Many guests appreciate that trips to the Jerónimos Monastery, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and Padrão dos Descobrimentos are easily arranged from the tour desk, and note that the adjacent streets have several historic landmarks and are pedestrian-friendly. Others add that bus stops and metro stations are close by, and love the easy access to shops and cafes in Praça do Comércio, located alongside the nearby Tagus River.

Friendly and professional staff

Several guests say that the check-in process is smooth, and appreciate that the manager is present at the welcome reception, and the front desk staff assists with luggage handling. Others add that the concierge is courteous and professional, and note that the tour desk operates convenient shuttles to the airport and city centre.

Family-friendly rooms

Many guests comment that air conditioning is effective, the bathrooms have good ventilation, and the large windows allow plenty of natural light inside. Others appreciate that cots are complimentary, and love that housekeeping is regular, and requests for extra toiletries and fresh towels are handled in a timely fashion.

Negative Reviews

Noisy and crowded atmosphere

Some guests note that the adjacent streets are congested throughout the day, and dislike that the room walls are thin, and the sound of traffic is audible inside. Others add that there is a lot of noise in the hallways, and say that the lobby is crowded, and the lift is busy at check-in time.

Limited dining options

A handful of guests dislike that breakfast, lunch and dinner are not served onsite, and note that the vending machines provide only a limited variety of snacks and refreshments. Others add that the nearby cafes close early.

No free parking

Some guests mention that there is no free parking on-site.

Rating Overview

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7.5 out of 10 based on 692 reviews