In a atmosphere of charm and history, 5 star quality can be found in every detail oh Palacio dos Melos Hotel. In the main building you will find all the luxury of authentic palace style with the Deluxe and Superior category rooms. Housing the Standard categoy rooms, the wing alongside the main building harmoniously blends the ancient and the modern through subtle design and aestetic simplicity, seting great store by confort and well being. As the main attractions are the magnificient Hotel terraces which afford a panoramic view over the city of Viseu.
The setting for the Pousada de Viseu is the former Sao Teotonio Hospital, which was originally opened in 1842 and is one of the citys oldest hospitals. Atop the entrance to this majestic, imposing 18th century building, three statues, Faith, Hope and Charity, stand looking out over the old city. In 1799, D. Maria I obliged every county in the former district of Viseu to pay a contribution of one real towards the cost of building the hospital.