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Fowey, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Our second visit to this lovely hotel. Staff very welcoming and helpful. Since last year the indoor pool and sauna areas appear to have been updated, although the pool was quite cold. We also had free wifi in our room this time, (429), but I understand that some rooms and areas of the hotel are not covered, so some visitors...

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We stayed here for 6 nights as part of Leger coach trip. The hotel appears well maintained from the outside. On check in the staff were very friendly and helpful and all spoke good English if required. Our room was a little away from the main hotel but was spacious, clean and well appointed with plenty of sockets. As we...

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Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

,hotel ok and staff friendly The system paying for drinks is a bit haphazard . You sign at the bar for drinks and this appeared to work fine. The evening before we were due to leave we went to reception asked for our bar bill and paid the amount requested. However we didnt get a receipt a costly mistake. The...

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1Thank David K
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful week. All staff very helpful,from management to house keeping,meals were great with plenty of choice. Its a very well designed hotel with plenty of outdoor space, if you don't fancy poolside there are lovely gardens with sun loungers. Indoor pool was always quiet, also very relaxing.

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4Thank Alex L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

There are good and bad points to this hotel. Just returned from this hotel as a family of 4, including girls aged 14 and 4 years. Overall we had a good holiday but what’s frustrating is that the hotel has much more potential than is being realised. Right from day one it was apparent that there is a lot of...

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10Thank Cris L
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our second visit to this hotel and it was as lovely and welcoming as it was last year. We were fortunate to have the same suite and this year it had been beautiful refurbished and modernised. The staff are all fantastic especially the bar staff, Valter & Jose, very welcoming and excellent service and great characters. We went all inclusive...

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2Thank Nicki-B75
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I recently returned with my partner and 3 year old son. The Hotel does have a lot of plus points and for us (and our needs) did have some negatives. The good points were beautiful setting, great staff on reception who work very hard and rooms are kept clean as cleaned daily. The bad points for us were we weren't...

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1Thank JDTD
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed in room 112. The room was fine in general, but the bathroom has very very poor light, you cannot almost see anything... We were supposed to be in a double bed but instead they put together two single beds. The receptionist are not professional at all, they should be nicer to clients. Parking space is limited and at...

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2Thank Alain G
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

stayed at the cristal for 4 nights everything was perfect,the staff the food, and the hotel itself was spotless. The manager was lovely and took the, time to ask if everything was okay and that you were enjoying your holiday. Carviero is a very pretty place with lovely walks plenty of smart bars and restaurants, having been to the Algarve...

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Redcar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Just returned from an enjoyable stay at this hotel. The hotel is clean, the food is fine and the staff are helpful. Nice pool area,local beaches are lovely but not for people with walking difficulties. The small town is about a 15/20 minute walk but again you have to good on your feet. The bbq night was very good food...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in one of the most beautiful places in the Algarve, on a cliff top, the Hotel Baia Cristal offers a peaceful atmosphere with a fantastic sea view. Upon the beach of Vale Centeanes and 1700 m from Carvoeiro beach, this 4 star hotel has 120 rooms. With areas from 36m2 to 55m2, Hotel Baia Cristal has at your disposal 14 Suites sea view, 10 Suites garden view, 38 Rooms sea view and 58 Rooms land view, with Private bathroom, Satellite TV, Individual A/C, Minibar, Safe, Direct dial telephone, Balcony, Tea and Coffee facilities, Kitchenette (only in suites). Hotel Baia Cristal has at your disposal Restaurant Gaivota, a cosy restaurant with beautiful views to the sea. Open for breakfast and dinner with Portuguese and international cuisine; and Bar "Albatroz", a relaxing bar with live music, ideal for enjoying the sunset in the company of a delicious cocktail. The terrace serves meals and snacks throughout the day. During the Summer, there is also Barbeques, where guests can enjoy barbecues by the pool, filled with popular music and dance; and also a Pool Bar "BierGarten", where it is possible to enjoy refreshing drinks throughout the day. For Leisure, there are two outdoor Swimming pools, a kid's club, Tennis court, Giant chess board, Indoor Swimming pool, Sauna, Turkish bath, Fitness room, Massage and body treatment room, Games room (snooker, table football, ping pong and video games). For business purposes, there is Meeting room "Lagoa" with Capacity up to 80 people (8,5m x 10,85m x 2,29m). Other services: 24 Hour reception, Multilingual staff, Tour and information desk, Wireless internet, Live music, Car rental, Private parking, and a Shuttle bus to Carvoeiro. Vale de Centeanes Beach: 300m, Carvoeiro Beach: 1.7 km, Lagoa: 7.5 km, Portimao: 16 km, Faro Airport (FAO): 65 km, Lisbon Airport (LIS): 275 km. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Baia Cristal

Address: Vale de Centianes, Carvoeiro 8400-525, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Carvoeiro
Price Range: $50 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Baia Cristal 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Baia Cristal Hotel
Baia Cristal Vale Centianes
Hotel Baia Cristal Carvoeiro, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Carvoeiro
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Carvoeiro
#8 Luxury Hotel in Carvoeiro
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“Not overlooking the pool or South Facing”
 of 5 bubbles IntrepidGypsy, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“pay a bit more for a suite 2 rooms /2 balconies”
 of 5 bubbles Lyndsey66, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“On the water but a walk to get to beach. Ocean view rooms great.”
 of 5 bubbles alw837, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book via hotels website”
 of 5 bubbles Katiepooch, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don`t get 325-322”
 of 5 bubbles colin248, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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