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Vila Gale Ampalius

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
This attractive hotel is situated directly next to the Marina beach and is located in the tourism centre of Vilamoura. Just across the street guests will find the local casino and the marina just 100 metres away with a huge offer of shops, restaurants, bar and other entertainment attractions in the immediate vicinity. The nearest golf course lies 2 km from the hotel and it is just 50 metres to the nearest public transport connection. The hotel was built in 1992 and completely renovated in 2003. It has 357 rooms divided by 10 floors, including 84 suites suitable for families. Guests are offered a large, peaceful garden and pool area, a stylish lobby with 4 lifts, and a reception that is open to guests around the clock with a safe. It also has parking lot, a game room, a newspaper stand, a shop, a cosy bar and an air-conditioned restaurant with a non-smoking area and highchairs available for small children. The hotel is fully equipped with a conference room and the public Internet terminal room. For an additional cost guests may take advantage of the laundry service and the garage. The impeccable 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 an outdoor pool with a children's area, a snack bar, sun loungers and parasols. In addition, it offers an indoor swimming pool, a gym and a spa centre with Jacuzzi, sauna, massage service and beauty treatments. It is also possible to take advantage of offers such as tennis, golf and snooker/billiard tables. There is a fine buffet available at breakfast and in the evening. At lunch and at dinner guests may dine a la carte or chose from the set menu. It is possible to book a half-board stay. The hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, MasterCard and VISA as payment options.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Grade: 98 out of 100
60Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
8Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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Me and my family had a excellent 3 night break at this hotel, location was just mins from the marina with plenty of restaurants and bars etc.. The hotel itself was very clean and staff worked hard to a very high standard. Breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice and staff
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Great resort right on the beach and close to a famous marina. Very clean and well kept resort. They are very nice and always there to help with anything you might need. The rooms are very spacious with 2 double beds Very upscale area and close to the casino.
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Galé Ampalius
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Martina K, We appreciate your feedback and are glad to read that you had a fantastic time here. Thank you for mentioning the Hotel Location, rooms and our friendly staff, we always want to ensure our guests experience the highest levels of service to make them feel welcome. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Best regards, Sofia Ribeiro
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We booked a superior room with Jet2, superior implies better than the norm. The room was awaiting refurbishing,this to me was a 3 star room. Jet2 maintain it is superior. The bathroom was the worst part bad lighting fungus around bath,the shower was in the bath and nothing to
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Galé Ampalius
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear 234jojo, We would like to thank you for your preference in choosing Vila Galé Ampalius for your holidays. We were sorry to hear about your experience during your recent stay at our hotel. We are pleased to inform you that some actions were taken in order to solve some issues you reported. Regarding the rooms a plan of renovations are currently in progress in order to guarantee our high standards that we usually offer to our guests. We regret that the food did not meet your expectations. We will be most pleased to welcome you in a future visit to Vilamoura or another city of Portugal were you can find one of our 23 hotels by Vila Gale. Best regards Sofia Ribeiro
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Great location adjacent to marina approx 100 metres, and overlooking the beach, hotel is typical Vila gale standard, rooms are clean and you should ask for sea view, food is fine, amenities are very good and probably biggest asset is the staff who are very professional and
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Galé Ampalius
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Flyer574682, Thank you very much for your nice review. We are glad that you had a worderfull stay with us and thank you for your feedback about the location, rooms nad food quality. We hope you to welcome you again very soon. Best regards. Sofia Ribeiro
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The hotel is magnificent in an ideal position. The staff are superb and the facilities excellent. Major refurbishment is being carried out and when finished will enhance the hotel even more. I have no hesitation in recommending it apart from the fact that they closed the
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Galé Ampalius
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear 515Marco, Thank you for posting this fantastic review. We are pleased to note that you appreciated our facilities and thank you for your kinds words about our superb staff. We look forward to having you back at Vila Gale Ampalius soon again. With best regards, Sofia Ribeiro
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The Junior Suite Sea View at the Vila Gale Ampalius
Purobeach club at bottom of the picture and their white beach bar.
Stunning views of the beach and marina from the 9th floor.
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The Standard Land View Room at the Vila Gale Ampalius
Hi, my wife found that every evening was a bit chilly compared to our usual canary and balearic holidays, she would take more jackets or something warmer on another visit. As for restaurants, if you go to the marina which is only a five minute walk they are plentiful, we found there were better places to eat just outside the marina harbour itself and the prices were a bit cheaper to entice you to go there. If you search trip advisor for restaurants in Vilamoura, the ratings there will give you an idea where to eat.
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They have a Animation Team and a kids club. For details I would contact the hotel itself.Regarding the answer above: In low season they have no night entertainment.
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Junior suite has a full kitchen with dining table and six chairs. Some of the superior rooms have a small kitchenette with all facilities but one has to eat at the small table in the sleeping area or on the balcony. Go for junior suite, we were on 2nd floor. Fab and worth the extra. Magic views and evening sun if you manage to get 225 to 229.enjoy.
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"Sea view room"
"Refurbished room with sea view."
"We had 334. We were usually on 9th floor but they are being refurbished. Both exactly same. No probs"
"be sure to get a sea view room"
"Always ask for a sea view room ....a bit extra but the rooms are big and the view second to none"
US$70 - US$309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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