The hotel is good for a rest. The rooms are large, the location is perfect. I didn't like the pool- small and there was not much space around. I will definitely stay there again. The food was good and the staff-friendly.More
- Free Wifi
- Free Parking
The hotel is good for a rest. The rooms are large, the location is perfect. I didn't like the pool- small and there was not much space around. I will definitely stay there again. The food was good and the staff-friendly.MoreShow less
We're pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel, and therefore hope to see you again some time soon.
My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights in June with our 3yr old. Everything about the hotel is pretty good, cleanliness, balcony, room layout, location etc. On arrival our room was not available but we could leave our bags. Didn't get a welcome from the receptionists just told to return at 2. The guy who took our bags was great though, helping us get orientated etc. Good choice at breakfast and the staff were lovely - hot food and coffee wasn't great, not always hot. Few small things that I would note - the fridge in our room was very noisy, very noticeable at night. The baby pool was quite deep so my 3 yr old couldn't stand up comfortably so he wouldn't settle there to play so we just used the beach more (20 mins walk). Playground was a big hit with kids of all ages. Great location - just outside Cascais, 15 to 20mins walk with a buggy
It's for your satisfaction that we work every day, so it's really thankful to know how much you appreciated your stay at Vila Galé Cascais.
We do appreciate your observations regarding the fridge, the hot food and the playground.
Hope to see you again soon,
Just returned after a ten night stay and enjoyed every minute ,
Hotel spotless and rooms are a good size,
Reception staff were very friendly and helpful.
I thought we had an extra row of wardrobe space and I was shocked to find a kitchen area behind it on opening (how nice of the hotel to think about our wives ) JOKE ,
Would I return to this hotel ? Without a doubt.
Thank you for your review and comments about your experience in Vila Galé Cascais.
It is a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and let us express our gratitude by thanking you for sharing your positive thoughts, especially about the friendly and efficient staff.
The hotel is beautiful located at the banks of Ocean, and near the city center of Cascais. All center locations and restaurants are on walking distance. It is a pity that the hotel is "old" and never redecorated. The hotel is painted in brown, ceilings are very low causing extreme high temperatures in the corridors, and due to the high fences around the garden it is impossible to look from any public area on the sea. It would be a great idea to rebuilt and have the dining room / breakfast area on the highest floor level. Breakfast is OK but very crowded.
I am very pleased to know you enjoyed your stay at the Vila Galé cascais.
Looking forward to welcoming you back next time!
I enjoyed my stay at The Vila Galé Cascais. I had a room with sea views and balcony. It look very calm and relaxing. Lots of things to see and visit and not far from Sintra. Seaside path going all the way to Casa da Guia.
Friendly staff and good breakfast. I recommend it.
It's with that eager to please, that we work every day, so that all our costumers, like you, can get the best rest/vacations.
Hope to see you soon,
Having read some mixed reviews here, we were a little anxious about our planned two week stay in Vila Gale. We need not have worried.
We have come away probably having had one our best family holidays ever. As parents of a very active toddler, getting the perfect location is key. Vila Gale delivers this, it's right beside a fantastic park full with safe, varied and exciting children's playground. Plenty of options to burn up some toddler energy.
The centre of Cascais is a 10 minute leisurely and scenic stroll. We'd been to Cascais before (whilst based in Lisbon). So knew what to expect from this beautiful town, it didn't fail to deliver. Plenty of shops, loads of activities (especially on Children's Day on June 1) and many wonderful small beaches to choose from. For us Cascais is the ideal destination with Tip&Tapas being our favoured restaurant. We are there 5 times over the course of two weeks. So would highly recommend it.
But back to the Vila Gale. The staff are friendly beyond belief. The Housekeeping staff are so professional and one lady in particular went out of her way up befriend our son. We felt sad to leave her on our last day. Nothing is a problem for staff and Michael on reception went out of his way to help us (on more than one occasion). This experience with staff added to our overall view of Vila Gale.
Yes I agree they need new towels and the kitchenettes could do with a little revamp, but it served its purpose for us. We booked Wifi for the two weeks and it worked well most days and when it didn't we reported it and were given new codes immediately. But you do pay extra which maybe isn't the norm these days.
Breakfast was varied and the service was speedy and friendly. We enjoyed delicious options every morning.
We ate lunch at the hotel on several days and enjoyed having it whilst sitting on our sunny balcony (during our sons afternoon nap). Lunch was typical pizza, burgers, salads and sandwiches but we were never disappointed. We didn't sample the buffet at night, so can't comment either way.
If we were to change any element of Vila Gale perhaps some form of children's activities would be worth considering. Only because the pool can sometimes be a little chilly (even on hot days). Which means you move outside the hotel more frequently (park, beaches etc.. But that's the joy of a central location!)
To summarise. Would we return? Absolutely! We like to vary our holiday destinations but have already decided that Cascais and Vila Gale will be where we head next year. I'd recommend the suites (for the extra space) and perhaps that you pack at least one of your own towels from home.
Thanks to all in Vila Gale for making our holiday such a wonderful experience. We've returned home relaxed, happy and full of many happy memories.
.. and we also thank you for your review and it's with a big smile to see how much you and your family enjoyed your stay in Vila Galé Cascais.
Hope to see you again soon,