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Vila Gale Santa Cruz

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua De Sao Fernando, 5, Santa Cruz, Madeira 9100-173, Portugal
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Very nice hotel ( a full 4 star quality ), very near to the airport (20/30 min by foot) but it is not a problem since there are few planes. I war there for 1 week on holiday with the all-inclusive formula. Wonderful hotel (I really suggest to choose a sea view room). Everything was perfect in the structure, every... More

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Funchal, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My 8th or 9th visit to this beautifull hotel located in the nice village of Santa Cruz. Again, all my credits to the staff, who are magic. Since the moment we arrived we are welcome with open arms and almost as old friends. We had room 3014 facing the sea and its a privilegie in the morning to wake up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

lets keep this hotel a secret, we dont want to share it with too many.. we have just returned from a fabulous holiday at the vila gale. Lovely hotel, very clean, very friendly and happy staff, excellent position of hotel, basically every you need for a relaxing break. The food was also varied and of good quality each day. We... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in Vila Gale for a week in August with my partner. We were in room 4017 which was on the top floor facing out to sea. Great views and nice balcony. The pool area, both inside pool and outside pool was very clean and well laid out. We enjoyed our time by the pool and the hotel seemed to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a 2 week stay at this beautiful hotel .My husband works for Emirates airline so we are fortunate to be able to travel to Dubai frequently and are used to their 5 to 7 star treatment so when we booked for vila gale santa cruz on behalf of 12 people we were a bit anxious.We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Vila Galè with my children in a triple room (spacious and clean). All the services are included into the price (spa, gym, pool) and with good quality Only the parking is not included and is not cheap (related to the price of the room) The breakfast is good and various The only: suggestion? Pay attention to the... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I have just returned from a week's all inclusive holiday at the hotel. The room was very good and cleaned every day. The hotel cleanliness was excellent. The staff worked hard and were very attentive. One of the best hotels we have stayed in for customer service. More staff were needed to work in the bar during... More

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I visited the hotel in August for a week on an all inclusive basis. We wanted to just flop by the pool and chill out and the hotel certainly delivers on this. It is literally 5 minutes from the airport, just make sure you don't get the taxi driver who has slept in his cab for 3... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent wonderful time with my family: wife and 4 children in this superb hotel in August 2014 on our vacations. When we chose a place to stay in Madera I decided to choose Vila Gale based on travelers reviews and I was not disappointed. On our early arrival 2 rooms were waiting for us fully prepared, even though that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice modern hotel,rooms pretty standard most with ocean view,also fine view of planes landing as runway quite near.we are staying all inclusive so have to have wristband attached at all times.restaurant& staff pretty good,breakfast disappointing but evening & lunchtime menus good.entertainment disappointing likewise tv in room,few English channels,but overall a very nice location.

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Address: Rua De Sao Fernando, 5, Santa Cruz, Madeira 9100-173, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Santa Cruz
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Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Santa Cruz 4*
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Vila Gale Hotel Santa Cruz
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Located only a few kilometres away from the tourism centre of Funchal,hotel provides free transportation. Close to Santa Cruz Beach and Santo da Serra Golf Club. Features 2 restaurants, Bar, Health Club (indoor pool,gym,sauna) free access ... more   less 
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