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Vila Gale Porto

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This modern hotel is situated in the heart of Oporto and close to one of its' main shopping district. The Hotel is 1.5 km away form the city centre (Praca da Republica) and only 50 m from the transportation More network which can easily be reached on foot. Restaurants and bars can be found all around the Hotel area. The distance to the closest beach is 8km and the airport is 15 km from the hotel. Opened in 1999, the hotel offers a total of 292 rooms spread over 21 floors. Among the rooms we can find 20 superior rooms, 12 junior suites and 7 superior suites on the top floor. The Hotel offers a 24-hour reception desk, Free Wi-Fi in public areas, wheelchair access, exterior parking spaces for cars and buses, garage (for and additional fee), lifts and hotel safe. Among the common areas you will find a restaurant, two bars, a TV room and a games room. This hotel is perfect for business events due to its 13 event rooms with several disposition and multimedia options. There is also a laundry services and medical assistance. The comfortable rooms are equipped with air conditioning, electronic safety door look, direct telephone, safe, LCD TV with Cable and Pay TV, Wi-Fi Connection (for and additional cost), Minibar and 24 hour room service, private bathroom with telephone and hair dryer. The hotel has a Health Club, which can be accessed for an additional fee, equipped with an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Steam room / Turkish bath, Gym and Spa where you may enjoy massages and treatments. Breakfast and Lunch can be select from a wide buffet. Lunch and dinner may alternatively be taken a la carte. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Hotel Style
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
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US$86 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Vila Gale Hotel Porto
Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
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All reviews metro station big hotel tour groups staying buffet breakfast was very good city centre recommend this hotel to anyone the river top floor stayed at this hotel for nights tour buses comfortable hotel junior suite short stay port tasting lovely city by foot euros
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This hotel is situated right beside a bus station and in what looks like a run down area of the city. The footpaths, roads and entrance to the hotel are very dangerous. It is a very large hotel (19 floors high) with absolutely no atmosphere....More

Thank Doorath
Response from VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale PortoResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, We regret that your stay at the Vila Gale Porto was not up to your expections, opposite to the great majority of the reviews about us. We understand and accept that the looks and some features of the hotel may not be to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed here on 2 separate nights at either end of a week exploring the beautiful Douro valley. Vila Gale hotel isn't beautiful, nor does it have any hint of character of the fabulous Porto city. The hotel in theory has the facilities you need, but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is only a short walk to the metro which goes to the airport for a cheap fare.It is in a bit of an area that looks a bit dodgy but we found the room comfortable and clean and the breakfast choice most adequate.We...More

Thank Andrew H
Response from VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale PortoResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr. Andrew, We were very happy to read that we provided you a good experience at the Vila Galé Porto which was to your likes. Hope to welcome you again soon. Best regards José Miguel Oliveira Martins General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Porto and "Vila Galé" was to be our "home" for the next several days prior to departing on the "Camino de Santiago". Outside of the "historic" core it's only a short 30 minute "down hill" walk to the very...More

Thank Brian W
Response from VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale PortoResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Brian, We were very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at the Vila Galé Porto. Beside being close to the city center, there is also a subway station 200 meters from the hotrlfrom where you can go anywhere in town and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel because I could get a reservation anywhere in Porto. It is nothing special, very dated and not close to the historical area at all. Rooms very basic and sheers on the window need to be washed. Would not recommend this hotel...More

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Response from VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale PortoResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mrs. Brenda, We regter that your stay the Vila Galé Porto was not up to your expectations. The hotel is 20 minute walk to the city center and also has a subway station 200 meters away from where you can go to any place...More

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