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stoke on trent
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We visited the Holiday Inn for 1 week with our 20 month old son on his first holiday! The hotel location is second to non! We asked for a cot and one was in our room on arrival! We had a sea view and were given a low floor room as the balconies have Perspex on them to prevent any...

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday here, and thank you for your kind comments. We hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you back here again in the near future. Kindest regards Vicki Good

Reviewed 18 September 2015

We stayed in this hotel for a few days during our honeymoon. We were given room 006. If you are given this room, refuse it and ask for another one. There is a terrible sewage smell that comes out from the bathroom. To be fair, they did clean the bathroom when we asked but overnight, the smell came back. So...

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us, here on TripAdvisor. We are very sorry that your stay did not reach your expectations. Our sincere apologies for the smell that you experienced in the bathroom - this issue has now been resolved. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dinner in the Raj Indian Restaurant. Kindest Regards Vicki Good

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Recently returned from a 10 night stay, to summarise; 1. Great location - right on beach 2. Staff really friendly and helpful 3. Good food (put on half a stone !!) 4. lovely room 5. This is a saga hotel, don't let the line of zimmers in reception put you off, the oldies really know how to have a good...

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We very much appreciate your feedback and recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back here in the future. Kindest Regards Vicki Good

Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We, my partner and I, stayed in this hotel for 9 nights on an All-Inclusive basis at the end of August. The location was fabulous, right on the beach, the pool was quite small. We had a room with a pool view and it was great. There was the usual scramble for beds with them being all gone by 730...

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing the Holiday Inn Algarve. We very much appreciate your comments. We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back here in the future. Kindest regards Vicki Good

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Visited this hotel in 1967 when it was privately owned and called The Do Garbe. Armacae de Pera has changed considerably from a small fishing village it was and sadly now is transformed to a high rise area. Apartments and other poor quality housing are prominent but this hotel remains by comparison very acceptable still. The location near the beach...

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for your comments. We hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you back in the near future. Kindest regards. Vicki Good

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Hi Everyone and all staff @ Trip. Hope y'all had / are having a great summer. Me and family recently went on a weekend trip to Faro. It was good and boiling hot ....28 degree celsius during. We ate a lot .......roamed a lot.......did a lot......But first the hotel , where we stayed. Holiday Inn at " Army See Yo...

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Dear Ravikumar T, Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you very much for your kind comments. Please accept our apologies for the mistake on your bill, we are delighted to know that this was immediately rectified. We have passed on your comments to Paulo and Claudia. We hope to...

Reviewed 31 August 2015

We saw a picture of the hotel in the reception when it was first built and there was nothing else around it at all. I think it must have also got in before they changed the rule about building right next to the beach as you'd be hard pressed to find a hotel that lets you stumble from pool to...

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your feedback. We hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you back again in the future. Kindest regards Vicki Good

Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Really nice hotel. We stayed there half board for 8 nights in mid August and I cant fault it! Our room overlooked the pool and the beach - fantastic! Food was lovely, great choice for breakfast and evening meals - sitting outside eating our dinner is an image that will stay in my mind for yonks! They did a barbie...

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review - we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay - that you for your comments and reccommendation. We hope it is not too long before you return. Kindest regards Vicki Good

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Stayed here in August for 7 nights with my mum. We've been to Portugal for the last few years but this was the first time staying in Holiday Inn Algarve Location: The hotel is situated right on top of the beach, with supermarkets, souvenir stalls and restaurants on the doorstep. The strip gets quite busy in the evenings (usually peaked...

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you very much for reviewing our hotel here. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, we very much appreciate your comments, and thank you for your recommendation. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back to the Holiday Inn Algarve in the future. With kindest regards Vicki Good

Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure if the previous reviewer had a sub standard room or another sort of bad experience but their score seems ridiculous. While it has it's faults and isn't, I agree a four star hotel - the views alone surely makeup for alot of that.? We had a sea facing room and left our balcony door open every night...

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing our Hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for your recommendation. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back here in the future. Kindest regards Vicki Good

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Raj Indian Restaurant
The Raj Indian Restaurant
Cuisines: Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you want to relax in the sun, take leisurely strolls on the beach or are looking for something more active, the Holiday Inn Algarve, formerly known as Hotel Garbe, is the perfect choice. Commanding a prime beachfront position with stunning panoramic views over the bay of the Algarvean village of Armação de Pêra, the hotel lies within strolling distance of shops, restaurants and entertainment. The holiday Inn Algarve is one of the best located Armação de Pêra accommodations. It is also an excellent base from which to explore the Algarve, with regular bus services to nearby towns and villages. From almost every angle guests enjoy breathtaking ocean views of the sparkling Atlantic. Direct access from the hotel leads straight on to the magnificent sandy beach, one of the longest in the Algarve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Algarve

Address: Avenida Marginal, Armacao de Pera 8365-909, Portugal (Formerly Hotel Garbe)
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Armacao de Pera
Price Range: €32 - €164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Algarve 4*
Number of rooms: 186
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Algarve Hotel
Garbe Hotel Armação De Pera
Holiday Inn Algarve Armacao De Pera, Portugal
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