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Vila Gale Tavira

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swindon, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is well placed for a visit to Tavira, a delightful town in the Algarve, but close to the Spanish border. The hotel staff were good, especially K/Caterina and Tania. Breakfast was fine, but the staff can become outrun by large parties. They can clear away but don't always have time to reset the tables, that would be no...

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wales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel as we were going golfing and wanted to be central. The staff on reception were a bit aloof to begin with, we asked for a double room but were told hotel full . however they were very helpful with other queries. Our room was clean and spacious,but the bed was very firm. We requested tea and...

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Kingston Nova Scotia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our one night stay at the Vila Gale was very enjoyable. Our room was comfortable and clean and the hotel itself is in very good condition. The staff were very friendly and the buffet breakfast was one of the best we had this winter. It is idealy located in the town of Tavira. The free parking is a bonus. We...

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Tavira, responded to this review

Dear Guest We would like to thank you your review, which deserved our best attention, and we are very glad that you enjoyed your accomodation and the hotel location. Hoping that we can welcome you again at Vila Galé Tavira. Kind regards Elia Figueiredo

Dijon, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By the time this review is posted hopefully the renovation work on the exterior will be completed We stayed at the Vila Galé for 7 nights as part of a Golfing group It was indeed disappointing to arrive to the restaurant being totally refurbished therefore closed. The hotel provided an alternative reception room for the breakfasts and evening meals. The...

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Tavira, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate the feedback we receive and welcome any opportunity to improve. We are very disapointed for not being able to provide you the service that you were expecting. We would appreciate if you give us the opportunity to return to our hotel and to show you that this was not our standard service. Kind regards Elia Figueiredo

Lisboa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good staff. Comfort. Good breakfast. Small hotel. Nice views. Parking facilities. What else? Well, they also have a good restaurant a la carte and excelent barmen. The business lounge is not the best you can have, but the free wifi makes you depend only from yourself.

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Tavira, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your comments about our hotel, every comment that we receive allow us to constantly improve our standards and service. Hoping that we can welcome you again at Vila Galé Tavira. Kind regards Elia Figueiredo

Skipton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the hotel on the 9th February 2017 to find that significant renovations were being undertaken, we had received no advanced warning that this would be the case - had we known we would have opted to stay elsewhere. The bar was not open. A "pop up" bar was located in the foyer. The real bar opened on...

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Tavira, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate the feedback we receive and welcome any opportunity to improve. We are very disapointed for not being able to provide you the service that you were expecting. We would appreciate if you give us the opportunity to return to our hotel and to show you that this was not our standard service. Kind reagards Elia Figueiredo

Reviewed 18 February 2017

Great hotel just a few minutes walk from the center. Staff do everything with a smile. The hotel is undergoing refurbishment but there seemed little or no impact to the guests. The buffet restaurant had some really great Portuguese dishes, with a different selection everyday. Not much for kids to do, just a small kids room, but didn't spend much...

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Tavira, responded to this review

Dear Guest It was with great satisfaction that we read your review , and find that you have enjoyed your holiday at the Vila Gale Tavira. Thank you for your wonderdful comments and these will be passed on to our staff as it is very motivating for them. Looking forward to welcome you soon Elia Figueiredo

Woolavington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Right on the Portuguese Spain border, ideal location for golfers , the hotel is basic, nice spa, pool etc. Staff are good. For the golfer, silivino will sort everything you need. Great courses close by 5k to 8 k 4 great tracks. Parking is free at the hotel, they were decorating the breakfast room while we were there, but could...

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Tavira, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate the feedback we receive and welcome every opportunity to improve. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you have found our service excelent. Hope to welcome you again in Vila Galé Tavira Kind regards Elia Figueiredo

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Stayed a couple of nights in January 2017. They were doing some renovations, so there was a lot of banging during the day. Room was clean and nicely appointed. I think it would be a good place to stay during the busy spring and fall. I did not like their buffet dinner. Most items were over cooked or just not...

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VilaGaleHotels, Gerente geral at Vila Gale Tavira, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate the feedback we receive and welcome every opportunity to improve. We are renovating the parcially the hotel rooms, the restaurant with a new show cooking and buffet to improve our food quality, as well the pool area to get more sunbeds for the summer season. Kind Regards Elia Figueiredo

North Land
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very poor service from reception and maintenance, have stayed here a few times, will stay elsewhere in furure. Hard thin towels, filthy toilet bowl, filthy shower tiles, the manager here is not doing his job. Bar and restaurant both good.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review, and I deeply regret that your stay with us was not up to your standard or satisfaction. We took good notice of all issues you brought to us. We would like to inform you we are renovating the parcially the hotel rooms, the restaurant with a new show cooking and buffet to...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the historical city of Tavira between this picturesque old town and Ria Fromosa. Here, guests will discover a good selection of shopping and entertainment venues. The fine sandy of the dune island, Ilha de Tavira, is easily reached by ferry and the hotel bus travels to the airport several times a day. The large, excellent golf courses of Quinta da Ria and Quinta da Cima are only 11 km away. Public transport departs from stops located directly in front of the hotel; Faro airport is approximately 30 km away. Built in 2002, this popular hotel offers a total of 268 rooms spread over 3 floors, of which 22 connecting rooms and 6 junior suites suitable for families. Amongst the facilities you will find a stylish reception area with 24-hour service and lifts, free Wi-Fi Internet connection in public areas, a currency exchange desk, a game room and a Kids Club. The hotel is equipped with wheelchair access ways and an air-conditioning. You may take advantage of a restaurant with non-smoking areas and highchairs for infants, two hotel bars, a gaming room, a garden and outdoor areas such as the playground for kids. For and additional cost you may use the hotel safe, the laundry service or the garage. All the rooms have been tastefully furnished and offer air conditioning, electronic safety door look, direct telephone, LCD TV with Cable and Pay TV, Wi-Fi Connection and safe (for and additional cost), Minibar and 24 hour room service, private bathroom with telephone and hair dryer. There is an outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers and parasols all around and a garden area. The hotel is equipped with a Health Club which is composed with indoor heated pool, a Jacuzzi, a steam room and a gym. There is also the possibility for our guests to have massages and beauty treatments. Guests may select their breakfast, lunch and dinner from a wide buffet. Lunch and dinner may be chosen a la carte. Special dietary requirements, as well as individual-specific menus, may be catered to and it is possible to book a half-board stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Gale Tavira

Address: Rua 4 de Outubro, Tavira 8800-362, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Tavira
Price Range: $101 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Tavira 4*
Number of rooms: 268
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Vila Gale Hotel Tavira
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Tavira
#2 Spa Hotel in Tavira
#6 Luxury Hotel in Tavira
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