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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Really enjoyed this hotel and can't believe some reviewers have said food wasn't good as it was excellent !! A wide selection every night with a lot of lovely salads in varying flavours and including rice pasta and fruit ! Staff were excellent and very attentive only problem was when the restaurant was busy you could wait a while for...

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NelsonPascoal, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your time and your review. We are very pleased to know that you have had a relaxing time with us, and that you apreciate our staff, our service and our rooms. We are looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Kindests regards, Vera

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I was really disappointed with the Baia Cristal Beach and Spa Resort Hotel; it certainly does not rate 4 stars. The meals were poor. Breakfast was the worst: they never served fried eggs and the bacon was always cold. One morning we had to leave early and arrived for breakfast before the restaurant opened. Even immediately after opening time, the...

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NelsonPascoal, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your time and for your feedback. We regret that your stay was not entirely pleasent. We respect all opinions, even though sometimes we have a lot different opinion from what is being transmitted. Either way your comments are very important to us, to improve aspects which may have been not as well as it should....

Burnley
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Brilliant! Just returned from a week at the Hotel Baia Cristal in Carvoeiro. The hotel was wonderful, very clean and comfortable, the food was lovely especially the salad bar and the hotel staff were happy and friendly. It was the most relaxing hotel I've stayed in and I will be booking to go back again soon.

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NelsonPascoal, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your time and your review. We are very pleased to know that you have had a relaxing time in the Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, and that you apreciate our staff and our service. We are looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Kindests regards,

Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2014

This hotel was beautifully situated, provided a great base for the holiday and we enjoyed the meals and accommodation which was clean and perfectly adequate. The staff were pleasant and the guy on reception was willing to go the extra mile by printing off our boarding passes . Entertainment was a bit cheesy but not compulsory. We would have no...

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NelsonPascoal, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to know that you have had a good time with us, and that you apreciate our staff and our service. We are looking forward to welcome you again at Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort in the near future. Kindests regards, Vera Gomes Graca

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Stayed at Baia Cristal for easter week. Love the hotel and its the surroundings, staff very helpful, views of the ocean just mind blowing , had very relaxed time at the hotel with my 15 yrs old son who just loved to be in the pools. The hotel is very clean felt very welcomed by the stfaff nice evening entertainment...

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NelsonPascoal, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the Hotel Baía Cristal, the staff and our service. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again at Hotel Baía Cristal in the near future. Kindest regards,

Buxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Just returned from a lovely two weeks stay at the Baia Cristal. We stayed all-inclusive, and found everything to be a good standard; the pool bar was opened during our visit which was a boon, and my sons loved breakfast and the filled-rolls at the snack bar. The rooms were cleaned every day and the whole place was spotless and...

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NelsonPascoal, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to know that you have had a gooh time with us. We want to have the pleasure of welcoming you again at Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort in the near future. With my kindests regards,

Woodbridge
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Hello. My wife and my 2 children stayed here in April 2014 for one week as a quick, cheap getaway. This hotel is small, in a quiet area, and is very clean. The rooms are very adequate and the restaurant has lovely views over the ocean. The hotel is in an idyllic position. The vast majority of the staff are...

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NelsonPascoal, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We regret that your stay was not entirely pleasent. We respect all opinions, even though sometimes we have a lot different opinion from what is being transmitted. Either way your comments are very important to us, to improve aspects which may have been not as well as it should. With my kindest regards,

Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2014

We arrived at the hotel at start of april 2014. Our check in wasnt till 2pm so had to hang around but reception kindly let us in earlier as it was a horrible day with the weather. The location of the hotel is excellent if you like a quiet more relaxed holiday, definitely no loud clubs or towns near by...

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NelsonPascoal, Gerente de recepção at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We are very pleased to know that you have had a good time in the Hotel Baía Cristal, and that you apreciate our staff and our service. We know that the hotel is not a brand new hotel, but we are making some improvements, aiming to provide a relaxing and pleasant...

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2014

A New Year stay to get away from the rain! A pleasant hotel with potential to be excellent! Staff were helpful and requests addressed when mentioned e.g. Kettle for the room and a new shower head. Our room 249 was spacious and clean, in fact the whole hotel and resort was clean and I would commend hotel staff for this....

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the Hotel Baía Cristal, the staff and our service. We know that the hotel is not a new hotel, but we are making some improvements, with the aim of providing a relaxing and pleasant stay to our all guests. We want to have...

Ashtead
Reviewed 3 November 2013

stayed at this hotel in October 2013 for 7 days. We are extremely experienced world wide travellers and are not that hard to please as we travel a lot when we are away and often go out for the whole day so we don't need the hotel as much as some. What I do expect is there to a least...

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear guest, We regret that you have not liked our hotel, however I would like to tell you that a large part of your comments are not true. There are eggs every day for breakfast without any supplement, use of the pool is free and without any supplement, the water flowing from taps is absolutely normal. We also know the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • 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: $73 - $408 (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:
#4 Spa Hotel in Carvoeiro
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Carvoeiro
#7 Luxury Hotel in Carvoeiro
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“go all inclusive, as it is alot cheaper to do so”
amystans1994, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the sea on the cliff nearby top”
Billyd0ver, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“sea view or you over look the car park and other buildings”
Paul&girls, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea-view rooms are worth the extra. You can see the sea but not walk to the beach.”
donaldh956, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the Sea, maximum no of floors 3,in Main Block on top floor quiet and had a daybed/lounger chairs and table”
gerryoflynngo, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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