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Hotel Galosol

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good facilities with lovely indoor and outdoor pools. Choice of restaurants with excellent varied food for all tastes. Staff very helpful. Only down side was that the beds were hard. Conveniently close to bus-stop for travel to Funchal.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Galosol is part of a group of hotels forming a resort on the south coast of Madeira. It is a short distance by bus from Funchal and the airport. There are 3 hotels, plus some restaurants and bars and a gym. There is not a strong local flavour, in fact it is more geared to British and German tourists...

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David A, General Manager at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review about our hotel. About our restaurants and bar we are in the process of chaging all menus and we predict that in a very soon period we will have new flavours so we can improve even more. our conditioning system is at the moment central, due to the construtional struture we can t...

Loughton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to relax, great rooms, always fresh, lovely staff who make you welcome and delicious food. We have stayed at this hotel for over 20 years - the management are innovative and keep the hotel to a very high standard.

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David A, General Manager at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your friendly comment, to us is always a pleasure to welcome such special guest. your kind words about the rooms, staff andfood will be share with all our team. its our goal to have always happy guest with inovation and high standarts. Once again you are always welcome to our hotel. best regards David Andrade...

Ripon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hotel. Large yet quiet / was maybe out of season friendly staff. Roof repairs going on but didn't bother us. Nice rooms free wi fi. Nice indoor pool jacuzzi and sauna We had buffet each evening - rather too much dried out cold food - too much /wasteful overcooked Seemed to be too few people for vast volumes...

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David A, General Manager at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback about our staff, rooms and pool. we took note of this case of the buffet and we will analise with our head chef so we can improve even more. You are always welcome to have a summer experience at our resort. Best regards David Andrade Operations Manager

Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is the second time that I have been to Hotel Galosol and each time I have been met by really friendly reception staff as well as looked after by friendly catering staff. The hotel rooms are a good size, everything is clean, including bathrooms and the TV has netflix and other smart TV capability. The hotel has free wifi...

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David A, Diretor-Geral at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your kind review and kind words. you are always welcome to our Resort. Best regards David Andrade Operations Manager

stoke on trent
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Just wanted to leave a quick note for anyone wishing to choose this hotel. My family are from Madeira although I was born and raised in the UK. My English Fiance and I made arrangements for our wedding (and a few nights stay at the hotel). The hotel came recommended by locals and family as one of the best hotels...

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David A, Diretor-Geral at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Best Regards David Andrade Operations Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Start the day with a hearty buffet breakfast by the pool. The ocean view room was comfortable with wonderful views. Excellent seaside facilities and options for active people. Stay with my young family for a week and we were sad when we had to leave. This Island is heaven in the Atlantic and this hotel is the perfect affordable base...

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David A, Diretor-Geral at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I hope your next stay and just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help you with. Best Regards David Andrade Operations Manager

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I had an amazing time at Galosol. The property is big with a lot of private spaces, direct access to the see from the private platform, a bar, a restaurant, a pizzeria, a lot of organized activities with the hotel directly (walking, jogging, yoga) or partners (scuba diving, snorkeling, island tours, hiking, a lot of sports). The hotel itself is...

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Dear Guest Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Best Regards David Andrade Operations Manager

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We stayed 4 nights and had a wonderful time. The swimming is possible indoor pool, rock pool outside and in the sea. The facilities are extremely good value . Also we have to compliment the rep staff Udo and Nichole as they were so helpful. Udo spent 2 hours sorting our change of route to Porto santo island as the...

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David A, Diretor-Geral at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest. I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. If you're traveling to our area gain soon, don't hesitate to call us. Best regards David Andrade Operations Manager

Reviewed 23 November 2016

GaloSol Hotel, has an excellent location with magnificent views. There are a lot of activities to enjoy the stay. The staff was committed to offer the best experience. It has different restaurants with wonderful food.

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel complex offers many corners of refuge, where guests may rest without being disturbed. Situated directly on the coast, it offers an extraordinary view over the sea. All the 123 rooms and suites have sea views and among the many facilities available at the hotel are 3 restaurants, 2 bars and a children's playground. This eco-spa hotel is a family friendly establishment with a 24h reception and was renovated in 2012. It offers most of the Resort's facilities, such as Onda Revital Sport & Fitness Club, (with daily class: power jump, Zumba, Step, GRIT, body balance,body combat, spinning, yoga) Onda Revital Lounge SPA, is our Spa which offers a range of beauty and health treatments and massages and ayurveda treatments. To complete the offer the hotel has a large swimming complex which lies within the underwater Nature Reserve, with easy sea access and were you can find the prize winner "Manta Diving Center" and Mountain Bike station and outdoor shop is only a few steps away."Dine around" is possible in 3 of our restaurant for guest Half board,Weekly entertainment programme (live music, folklore, presentations) WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge. Hotel Galosol provides a small Portable WiFi Router upon request, ideal for Internet access anywhere on the Island. Offers free parking onsite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Galosol

Address: Rua Dom Francisco Santana | Canico de Baixo, Canico, Madeira 9125-031, Portugal (Formerly Galo Resort Ondamar)
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Canico
Price Range: €86 - €139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Galosol 4*
Number of rooms: 123
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Also Known As:
Sport Hotel Canico
Hotel Galosol Madeira, Portugal - Canico
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Canico
#3 Spa Hotel in Canico
#3 Family Hotel in Canico
#4 Luxury Hotel in Canico
#4 Romantic Hotel in Canico
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Lifts to all floors and area is quiet..”
 of 5 bubbles rolandb228, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the pool and sea are lovely and they all have a balcony to sit out on and enjoy a few ponchas”
 of 5 bubbles X3528YKtonyd, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The air con is a little asthmatic so get a second room key which will enable you to leave it on when away from your room.”
 of 5 bubbles Vincent59, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“try to get a room on the top floor for having a bright view over the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles 514gerhardm, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sea view with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles sandrinerey, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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