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Vila Gale Albacora

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Located in the Natural Park of Ria Formosa and approximately 4 km from the centre of Tavira and 3 km away from various restaurants, bars, nightclubs, shops and the public transport network. The nearest beach is just outside the hotel and just 400 m away you will find yourself in one of the best sandy beaches in the Algarve. The hotel was rebuilt in 2000 from an old tuna fish camp and has a total of 162 rooms of which 43 rooms with river view and 5 junior suites suitable for families. The hotel has a 24-hour reception, lovely lobby area, a currency exchange desk, a luggage room, a chapel, a museum and a game room. Among the common areas guests may enjoy the air-conditioned TV room, bar and restaurant where free Wi-Fi internet connection. Children are very welcome to this hotel being that they have their own Club full of activities and entertainment. Guests may park their cars in the parking lot and for an additional costs may use the laundry services and hotel safe. The pleasant rooms are equipped with 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. The hotel Spa, Satsanga, is composed with a gym, an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, steam room/Turkish bath, Vichy shower massages and beauty treatments. The seasonal entertainment programme ensures that there is never a dull moment at the hotel. The hotel restaurant has a wide buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is an a la carte menu offered at lunch and a set menu available at dinner.
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Free parking
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
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Accessible rooms
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Non-smoking rooms
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50Car recommended
Grade: 50 out of 100
257Restaurantswithin 5 miles
52Attractionswithin 5 miles
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It is a very nice hotel. But two nights in a row cash disappeared from our hotel room. We can only draw the conclusion that the cleaning staff has stolen from us. The hotel was not willing to confront the cleaning staff regarding this matter. Be very careful to take your
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Galé Albacora
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Mr. or Mrs. Thomas V., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. Firstly we would like to inform that this situation did not come to our knowledge. We are always availbale to help clarify any situation. Our main objective is to continuously improve to better serve our guests, always trying to exceed your expectations. Your comments and suggestions are therefore very valuable for us and help us in correcting eventual deficiencies and in improving our service levels. We sincerely hope to be able to welcome you back to our hotel in the near future and look forward to greeting you personally upon your arrival. With sincere regards, Lìgia Jerónimo (General Manager)
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Beautifully restored buildings, spotlessly clean environment, lovely outdoor pool and indoor spa with big warm pool, jacuzzi and hamman all included for free. Large room with small terrace. Very comfortable bed. Well-equipped bathroom. Superb breakfast buffet. Evening
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Galé Albacora
Responded 29 Oct 2018
Dear Mr. Julian P., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is to continuously improve to better serve our guests, always trying to exceed your expectations. Your comments and suggestions are therefore very valuable for us and help us in correcting eventual deficiencies and in improving our service levels. We sincerely hope to be able to welcome you back to our hotel in the near future and look forward to greeting you personally upon your arrival. With sincere regards, João Meireles (General Manager)
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Lovely hotels few minuten nu dat from the City center. IDEAL for a relaxing holiday. Friendly staff. Very Nice and complete breakfast. Great swimming pools in and outdoors. Good restaurant. Rooms could be better isolated. You hear the neigbours...
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Galé Albacora
Responded 29 Oct 2018
Dear Mr. Gertjenieuwpoort., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is to continuously improve to better serve our guests, always trying to exceed your expectations. Your comments and suggestions are therefore very valuable for us and help us in correcting eventual deficiencies and in improving our service levels. We sincerely hope to be able to welcome you back to our hotel in the near future and look forward to greeting you personally upon your arrival. With sincere regards, João Meireles (General Manager)
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My wife and I have had a hectic year so decided to treat ourselves to 10 days at this (slightly) off the beaten track hotel near Tavira. We had visited it for lunch before in October 2016, and decided at that stage to celebrate our 40th Wedding Anniversary there. We arranged
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Galé Albacora
Responded 26 Oct 2018
Dear Mr. Mitaroc, We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is to continuously improve to better serve our guests, always trying to exceed your expectations. Your comments and suggestions are therefore very valuable for us and help us in correcting eventual deficiencies and in improving our service levels. We sincerely hope to be able to welcome you back to our hotel in the near future and look forward to greeting you personally upon your arrival. With sincere regards, João Meireles (General Manager)
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The hotel is situated in a nature reserve outside of Tavira which has a lot to offer. Hotel was provided several times during the week but we preferred to walk in ( about 40 minutes). Our accommodation was a room with a river view with outside seating area: clean and well
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Galé Albacora
Responded 15 Oct 2018
Dear Mr. Dawn B., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is to continuously improve to better serve our guests, always trying to exceed your expectations. Your comments and suggestions are therefore very valuable for us and help us in correcting eventual deficiencies and in improving our service levels. We sincerely hope to be able to welcome you back to our hotel in the near future and look forward to greeting you personally upon your arrival. With sincere regards, João Meireles (General Manager)
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The Junior Suite at the Vila Galé Albacora
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Went at the end of April. Not really aware of a mosquito problem... may be worse later in the year.
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Not sure as we didn't use the beach
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yes on request from the reception desk
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Could you tell me the cost of the buffet dinner? Thanks
22 euros Without drinks
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Not when I was there. There did seem to be a children's activities room but it was out of season and there weren't any activities I could see
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"We paid extra for a River view, and our south facing room overlooked the Ria Formosa."
"Due to the location, there are bound to be mosquitoes & other insects so be prepared and keep windows & doors shut!"
"River view quiet and sunny."
"Unless you travel single make sure you book a twin room close to the reception or ask for an apartment if you travel with children"
"Best views are from river rooms"
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PRICE RANGE
US$78 - US$357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
vila gale albacora taviravila gale albacora hotel
LOCATION
PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictTavira
NUMBER OF ROOMS
162
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