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Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, Aveiro

4-star4 stars
Cais da Fonte Nova, Lote 5Aveiro3810-200Portugal

Riverfront hotel in Aveiro with indoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.4
Good internet service
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Tasty breakfast
Bar and Beverages
Bar could improve
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Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, Aveiro

from $115
  • Standard Room Single Use
  • Standard Room
  • Standard Special Promotion
  • Deal of the day
  • Portugal Special
  • Package Deal
  • Premium Room, River View (Tidal River Views)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 128 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 10
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, Aveiro’s small print

Also known as

  • Melia Aveiro
  • Meliá Ria
  • Meliá Ria Aveiro
  • Meliá Ria Hotel
  • Meliá Ria Hotel Aveiro

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 6 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, Aveiro


  • Heart of Aveiro
  • Praca da Republica - 11 min walk
  • Aveiro Salt Pans - 23 min walk
  • Estadio Municipal de Aveiro - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km
  • Barra Beach - 7.3 mi / 11.7 km
  • Costa Nova Beach - 7.4 mi / 12 km
  • Igreja de Fermentelos - 10.6 mi / 17 km
  • Igreja de Ois da Ribeira - 10.8 mi / 17.4 km

Getting around

  • Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro) - 55 min drive
  • Aveiro Station - 13 min walk
  • Estarreja Station - 22 min drive
  • Ovar Station - 35 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 104 reviews

Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, Aveiro
Perfect choice for traveling with car
We were struggling with finding a good hotel with safe parking and decided on the Melia Ria as a base for our day trip to Porto. What a perfect choice it was! Melia Ria offers exceptional service, well appointed spacious modern rooms and spotless clean bathrooms, great swimming pool and decent gym, spa is available as well (we did not try it). Their restaurant is excellent: delicious breakfast with endless selection of meats, cheeses, eggs, and mouthwatering pastries, Nespresso machine is available as well. We also had dinner at the hotel and it was just perfect - try their Portuguese fish pie with potatoes (Bacalhau) and their sea bass grilled to perfection. Safe garage parking was a big plus for us (6€ per day). The hotel is less than 10 minutes from the train station with frequent service to Porto. We took a train and were in Porto in 45 minutes avoiding hassle with finding parking for our rental car. The location is very safe, the river and the gondolas are right next to the hotel. You can walk along the river to the upscale mall with many good restaurants and the supermarket is also nearby. I would stay in Melia Ria and in lovely Aveiro in a heartbeat. So happy with our two nights stay!
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip
Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, Aveiro
Very Good8.0
Newer hotel
Hotel was decent. The hallway lights need to come on sooner could use vending machines
A Traveler, us3 night trip with friends
Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, Aveiro
Very Good8.0
Rude front desk
This hotel is located in a beautiful area and the building is outstanding. The only problem that we encountered was the front desk staff were rude and difficult to deal with. They need to change the staff at front desk and it would make this place perfect.
HELDER, us1 night romance trip
Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, Aveiro
Great location and very modern.
Great location and very modern. Good parking and walking areas. Very close to the center of town, shopping and great views.
FLORENCIO A, us1 night trip with friends
Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, Aveiro
Hotel was in works, that's nothing wrong, but I was advised about it only 1 day before my stay. Neither informed me. And the price and all services had usual prices, no discount. To pay 10€ for using 40' running machine being hotel guest seems to me ridiculous
Petr, us1 night business trip

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Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, Aveiro

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