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Hotel Baia Cristal

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east midlands
Reviewed 24 September 2012

The best bit was the outside pool and the lovely setting,My room was nice I was given a ground floor room which was a suite and was huge ,it was clean and I had fresh towels everyday, I did request a plug as there wasn't one for the bath or washbasin but it never materialised, there was a notice asking...

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PatriciaCorreia, General Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much ntaking the time to write us this review, and I apologise about the plug. Best Regards Patrícia Correia

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 September 2012

I stayed here for 4 nights in September 2012 with my boyfriend. Hotel was reasonably priced for B&B and our apartment (333) had great sea views but that's where the positives end. This place is so shabby looking and clearly has not been painted or decorated recently. When we got to our room the bathroom was dirty and the floor...

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PatriciaCorreia, General Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for taking the time to evaluate our Hotel. Im sorry that you were not entirely satisfied. Best Regards Patrícia Correia

cleator
Reviewed 26 August 2012

A very nice hotel with lovely pool and surroundings , friendly staff, food could have been better, it is a little far out from the town centre so the courtesy bus is useful but taxi's aren't that expensive. Vale de centinnes beach is just a short stroll away and is amazing.

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PatriciaCorreia, General Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you so very much for your review! Best Regards Patrícia Correia General Manager

Birmingham
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Just returned from Carvoeiro staying at the Baia Cristal, first impressions we were quite shocked that there were so few British holiday makers. This was our first visit to Portugal and Carvoeiro is a wonderful and picturesque resort. Good shops, restaurants/bars, beautiful beaches and great weather which helps. As mentioned in previous reviews the hotel probably isn’t a 4 star....

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PatriciaCorreia, General Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for your review. We will use it to improve our service, and perhaps you will be surprised upon a future visit. Best Regards Patrícia Correia General Manager

Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2012

A very nice hotel with lovely pool and surroundings , friendly staff , good breakfasts , only downside was the location , it was too far out from the town center , although they had a courtesy bus to take you in and out if needed, Overall a pleasent experience.

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PatriciaCorreia, General Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Mr. David: Thank you very much for your preference. Im very pleased to know that you had enjoyed your holiday with us. Until a next time! Best Regards Patrícia Correia

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2012

We had a wonderful holiday on a beautiful coastline. BUT the hotel left a lot to be desired. The breakfast was a disgrace we had to bring our own fruit each morning as all that was being served was from a tin and poor quality fresh fruit. Happy hour was a joke! the barman kept going awol, when i questioned...

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PatriciaCorreia, General Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Sir: Thank you very much for your comments. Best Regards Patrícia Correia

Scotland
Reviewed 6 August 2012

In need of a good make over but good enough for the money. A bit of a walk from the town centre. very nice location with pool views over the sea. Good breakfast. Nice friendly staff. Indoor pool a bit tired to say the least. Out door pool nice but small, also a struggle to get a sun bed. Would...

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PatriciaCorreia, General Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you very much for your comments! Best Regards Patrícia Correia General Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2012

First impressions of the hotel were great, the staff on the front desk and at the bar were friendly and the hotel seemed really peaceful. I travelled with 4 friends and shared a room with two of them, there was plenty of space, the room and bathroom was cleaned every day and was spotless, we were really pleased. However, the...

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PatriciaCorreia, General Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for your review. Your comments will be taken under advisement. Best Regards Patrícia Correia General Manager

St.Petersburg
Reviewed 18 July 2012

It was two nice weeks in paradise, a bit cool but in paradiser on earth. Hotel in a whole met my expectation. Neat, well-maintained, spacious room. All facilities in good enough condition and work properly. Recommend to take room facing room as looking ocean as view is a real pleasure to the eye. Landscape is something...!! Very resonable location in...

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PatriciaCorreia, Gerente geral at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you very much for your preference, as well, as this nice review! It is wonderfull reading these lines, they are passed to the crew as "Job well done!" Best Regards Patrícia Correia

Lisboa
Reviewed 13 July 2012

I simply loved this hotel, very nice bedrooms, and the landscape is amazing! Ask for sea view, it's worth the value! The food is also delicious, in general the staff is friendly and helpful, from reception to the bar and cleaning. A special note to the hotel's director, Patricia, whose personal attention reminds us of a 5 *****. These are...

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PatriciaCorreia, Gerente geral at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest: It was wonderfull to see that you had very nice vacations, and that you were very pleased with our service and facilities! Thank you very much for your kind words! Best Regards Patrícia Correia General Manager

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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
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • 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: $74 - $426 (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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“Sea-view rooms are worth the extra. You can see the sea but not walk to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles gerryoflynngo, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for a sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles TriciaG18, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view is best.”
 of 5 bubbles stephmix, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Side sea view rooms are not bad and cheaper, too”
  • mould in the cupboard (saw it on the last day)
  • Cliff view - 3 minute walk
 of 5 bubbles amard2015, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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