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Overview of Fábrica do Chocolate

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Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, soundproofing
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, soundproofing
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, soundproofing
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, soundproofing

Fábrica do Chocolate

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationRepublic Square6 min walk
    Popular LocationForeigners and Borders Service11 min walk
    Popular LocationCastelo de Santiago da Barra5 min drive
    AirportBraga (BGZ)47 min drive

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About this area

Viana do Castelo

Near a train station, Fábrica do Chocolate is in an area with good shopping. Sanctuary of Santa Luzia and Chapel of Our Lady of Aparecida are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Cabedelo Beach and Moledo do Minho Beach. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Republic Square - 6 min walk
  • Foreigners and Borders Service - 11 min walk
  • Castelo de Santiago da Barra - 5 min drive
  • Cabedelo Beach - 6 min drive
  • Sanctuary of Santa Luzia - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Viana do Castelo Station - 11 min walk
  • Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro) - 41 min drive


  • Antiga - 4 min walk
  • Os Tres Potes - 6 min walk
  • Dolce Vianna - 7 min walk
  • Manuel Natário - 7 min walk
  • Casa de Pasto Maria de Perre - 8 min walk

About this property

Fábrica do Chocolate

Art Deco hotel with bar/lounge and 24-hour front desk
This smoke-free hotel features a bar/lounge, a meeting room and concierge services. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 18 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. TVs, room service and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Fábrica do Chocolate offers 18 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Each accommodation is individually decorated. This Viana do Castelo hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include baths or showers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–10:30 AM: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 10 for children
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • A meeting room


  • Terrace


  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massages


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar


  • Individually decorated
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing



Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 1 December 2020 to 31 January 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 20 per night.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 10 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards and cash

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Fábrica Chocolate Viana do Ca
Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel
Fábrica Chocolate Hotel Viana do Castelo
Fábrica Chocolate Viana do Castelo
Fábrica do Chocolate Viana do Castelo
Fábrica do Chocolate Hotel Viana do Castelo

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 68 out of 107 reviews
5 - Excellent 64%
Rating 4 - Good. 32 out of 107 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 107 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 107 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 107 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Chocolate theme is quite original. Excellent location very near the river and the historic center
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice hotel near city center and shopping
Hotel is one of the newer ones in the area. First time in any hotel that we had to use room key to keep air and lights on. We stayed one night and it seemed after awhile the a/c stopped cooling. We are not certain that’s normal. We woke up at 5am to cut thermostat down. The staff is very helpful and all seemed to know English. Room was pretty clean. The only notable dirty area was the floor. That is probably harder to keep clean during a busy season. Only noticed floor due to a towel being dropped on it... Overall pleased with our stay at this hotel.
Stayed 1 night in May 2019