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This hotel was great in every way, but first and foremost, it was great because of the people working there. The hotel was very nice and just a 2 minutes walk to the beautiful beach. There is a spa there as well, which we used a lot. The staff really stood out from the other experiences I have encountered, where...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a lovely hotel, with wonderful staff. The hotel is only a few minutes walk from the beach, it has a lovely swimming pool and great amenities. This was my second stay at Vila Gale Praia and I'm looking forward to visiting again.

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much to take time to share your thoughts about your experience at Vila Galé Praia Hotel. It´s a great pleasure read that you have enjoyed your holidays for the 2nd time. We hope honestly there´s a 3rd time. Yours sincerely Manuel Patrício (General Manager)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for my wife's 50th Birthday for 4 nights and the Hotel was everything we expected and more . The Hotel gave us a bottle of Bubbly and Chocolate covered strawberries as a Birthday gift delivered to our room which was a nice gesture . The staff are amazing and can't do enough for you with advice on...

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments on the quality of the services provided during your recent stay at our property. We're so glad to learn that you had such great experience with us and that you consider our staff amazing. Please be sure we're going to pass this comment internally to our...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great location, room had everything one could ask for, including a wonderful view. Friendliness and kindness of staff. Highlight for me, as a Coeliac, was their consideration in supplying a complete tray of gluten free food for my breakfast. Also, lunch and dinner menu had a special gluten free section. Can't wait to return.

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to share your experience at Vila Galé Praia Hotel. it is great to know that you enjoyed so much your stay with us and particularly appreciated our delicious gluten free breakfast, our lovely staff and our amazing rooms. Your comments are an important tool and only help us to continue our...

Alfeizerao, Portugal
Reviewed 18 February 2017

My stay could not have been better this day in February. The room was nice, the restaurant was good. The beaches that are so close to the hotel were lovely and deserted except for some families with children and old couples with dogs. What could I have asked for more?

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback about your stay at Vila Galé Praia Hotel. It´s a great pleasure read that you enjoyed your holidays and we did it everything that you expected. In February the weather is not warm, but reading your review, our team makes you feeling warm welcome. We hope to see you in a...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We booked this resort as a one night stop between Lisbon and Savills and we love it so much we will come back again! This resort is across the street from beaches and coves that defy any other for beauty and charm. (And this is February!). The hotel resort offers the best massage I have had in 3 continents and...

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VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind comments about your experience in Vila Galé Praia. It is a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us even only for one night, and thanks in advance for sharing your positive thoughts, especially the massage, food and our lovely staff. And you are right. The Vila Galé...

cornwall
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Driving along the coast we arrived at the Vila Gale by chance. We liked the area and went in on spec. They had a rear facing ground floor room, which was fine for us for a couple of nights but could feel a little subterranean if we were there for longer. The hotel is very well kept, the garden and...

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Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Perfect chill out holiday. Quiet, restful accommodation and amenities. Pleasant helpful staff. free drinks from Hotel, complimentary Fizz and fruits for birthday, all delivered to our room with a genuine smile. Hotel spotless, Sauna , Turkish and whirlpool bath just perfect .

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Rome
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely quality hotel. Very peaceful area. The food on half board was good and well presented but limited choice for picky eaters. The staff will try and accommodate you if you are really finding choices difficult. The restaurant staff are well trained. Occasionally service can be a little slow. Staff are very polite and reserved in nature but very friendly...

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Penela, Portugal
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have stayed here many times and on each occasion we have received the best service from all the helpful and friendly hotel staff. Also the location is wonderful, so near to the beach but quiet and tranquil. Can't wait for the next visit.

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This adult's only hotel is located in a peaceful Gale district of the city, close to the like-named sandy beach. It is about 8 km to the city centre of Albufeira that offers countless shopping and entertainment venues and that can easily be reached by making use of the public bus service that departs from a stop located just 150 m from the hotel. Faro international airport is located some 50 km away. Completely renovated in 2004, this 3 storey hotel has a total of 40 double rooms. Guests have access to a vast pool and garden complex, a spacious foyer with lifts and a 24-hour reception desk, a games room, a TV room, a newspaper stand, several shops, a cosy bar and an air-conditioned a la carte restaurant with a separate non-smoking area. Room and laundry services as well as medical assistance are on offer and guests may make use of the parking facilities. The tastefully decorated rooms come equipped with a bathroom with hairdryer, a telephone, LCD TV with cable, a hi-fi stereo system, a kitchenette, a minibar/fridge, a double bed, carpeting, air conditioning, central heating, a hire safe, a sitting area and a balcony or terrace. In the outdoor area there is a swimming pool, a snack bar and a sun terrace with parasols and sun loungers laid out ready for use. It is also possible to make use Satsanga Spa with mega Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room/Turkish bath, fitness room, a massage service and beauty treatments. The nearest golf course is approximately 1 km away. Guests may select their breakfast from a wide buffet; lunch and dinner may be chosen from a menu although the evening meal may alternatively be taken a la carte. Guests have the opportunity to book a half board stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Gale Praia

Address: Estrada da Gale | Apartado 2204, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: €90 - €234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Praia 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Vila Gale Praia Hotel
Vila Gale Praia Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Albufeira
#4 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#5 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
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“305 overlooking pool”
 of 5 bubbles _annlredmond, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The 3rd floor offers nice views”
 of 5 bubbles Galeparadox, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“try to avoid G/F rear, there is no outlook.”
 of 5 bubbles kayakschool, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I had a small problem with my room. When I reported it, the hotel upgraded me to another room. The first room had been facing the back of the hotel but my upgrade faced the pool and garden. Whilst both were pleasant in their own way, I would certainly pay extra for the garden and pool view in future.”
 of 5 bubbles do-go-see, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all a very high standard.”
 of 5 bubbles 371phyllisb, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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