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Vila Gale Albacora

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food excellent and available throughout the day from restaurant or bar, the latter selection especially good and convenient. I would especially commend Ricardo Oliveira for his excellent service as the chief bartender Nice ambience. Excellent location even if a bit difficult to find. You will need a sat nav if you go by car (we were rescued by the police...

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

The location is really pretty but is really difficult to get to the hotel with the car. The room are normal size and the decoration is a bit tacky. The were lots of ants and other bugs inside my room. The swimming pool is really nice as well as the beach which you have to go by boat (free of...

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

Dear Mrs. Ines D., 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...

Reviewed 17 November 2016

In such a beautiful place, just beside Tavira's Ria with wonderful surroundigs ( river, sea, beaches, the salinas and all natural fauna - sea birds such as herons, storks, flamingos and much more ), expectations are higher. Vila Galé is a chain of hotels known and recognized. The service and contitions were bellow, really bellow expected. The room was dirty...

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

Dear Mrs. Judite, 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...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

A lovely spacious hotel with all the amenities you could ask for great outdoor area great gym and spa (yes you can get a kettle for the room just ask). Lovely little beach adjacent. Or take the ferry to the famous island with fabulous beaches and restaurants. You need a car or taxi to get into town but the vast...

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London
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I stayed with my daughter (7) and we had a pleasant stay albeit a quiet week with not a lot going on. Pros: Lovely kept hotel Great spa facilities Good choice of foods Good swimming pool area Friendly staff Massage was fantastic and my daughter was made a fuss of. Cons: No cash machine Need transport to get anywhere (nearest...

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

Dear Mrs. Amy81London, 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...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The hotel is located in a nice, quiet location, outside the Tavira city centre, about 30 mins walk, but very close to the beach (short walking distance). The staff is very friendly, the food is nice and the hotel is clean.

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Wales
Reviewed 22 October 2016

First of all, this hotel is NOT in the centre of Tavira. You either walk for about half a hour to the centre or take a taxi. We had a car. The hotel has beautiful gardens, and interesting buildings like a school, church, etc, because of its history. The rooms are clean and basic, and they all have a seating...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We spent five days here half-board. Unlike many reviewers we checked-in and got our room immediately at 2.00pm. Reception staff were friendly and efficient throughout our stay. Our room (the basic one) was functional but clean, comfortable and quiet. A kettle would have been a nice addition, but otherwise we had no issues. Breakfasts were excellent. At dinner the starters...

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London
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Loved this hotel, the location, facilities, staff were excellent. shuttle service to main centre sister was great, making it easier to travel. Beautiful beach by 5 minute boat. Negatives were lack of iron in the rooms and we also felt that hotel of this calibre should provide kettle, with teas and coffee replenished daily, drinking water especially on first day...

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Wales
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We have had a fantastic week here, and would return. It has many good points but a few niggles which may upset some people. First the good, the setting is wonderful, peaceful and natural with good places to walk along the shore and track leading out of the resort. The place itself is based on an old fishing co-operative and...

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“Nice to have a room with river view”
 of 5 bubbles TedLankester, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose the rooms that are turned to the river side”
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“Facing the estuary”
 of 5 bubbles SeahorseWales, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“hotel is situated on a National Park and the quainter rooms outside main buildings at ground level did have problems with ants.”
 of 5 bubbles mog341, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room furthest away from main building for quietness.”
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