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Hotel Bahia Palace

Praia Agua d'Alto, Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel 9680, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Widnes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel, very comfortable huge rooms, good breakfast, very clean throughout, staff all friendly and helpful. Pool area and gardens all clean and in good shape, great beach and good location for going into town with shuttle bus available to go back and to. Had a fab time here cant wait to go again, beautiful hotel and island, a real... More 

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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is an interesting hotel since it is a majestic hotel with grandious features, like the entrance or the large rooms with closet, but its needing some repairs like substitution of carpets and drapes and solve some minor problems in the rooms (taps and loose ceilings). Although there are some minor problems with the rooms and the overall style is... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stayed here at the end of October with the children. The location was what we wanted, quiet and away from noise I would suggest a rental car is needed, its a twenty five minute drive to Ponto Delgado but less than five to Vila Franco do Campo with its supermarket (Sol-Mer good place for a cheap meal and coffee).... More 

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Isfjorden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I am sure this once upon a time was a genuine 4star hotel, but today it is just old and it doesn't seem like anything has been done since it's original state. Dinner at the restaurant downstairs was not very good, and the room smelled of moist. Location is remote, but indeed picturesque. Did not try the pool, but there... More 

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Oftringen, Schweiz
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Second time here and its the best place to stay exept the food could be much better for this quit high price. But with a car its no problem to get out to soooo many perfekt restaurants on the island. Sao miguel....the best!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Best place on this wonderful Island,the hotel staff are really nice and very helpful the place is amazing it has a great location the views from our room 304 (which was massive) were of the little chapel and grounds and beach and ocean which cannot be faulted breakfast is fine we didn't have evening meal so cannot comment other to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Bahia hotel looks dated and tired on the outside but inside it lives up to its name, staff were friendly, The buffet meals are what you expect, but the a la Carte menu is five star, especially the blood sausage.(black pudding). Our room was on the first floor, with an L shaped Balcony and a magnificent view of the atlantic,... More 

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Roxbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had such high hopes for this hotel being it's beautiful location. Those hopes were smashed upon entering the building. You are immediately hit with the fact that the hotel hasn't had any updates in at least 20 years, and for a hotel, this is a VERY long time! The woman at the desk was quite rude, didn't smile or... More 

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Abtwil, Switzerland
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112 reviews 112 reviews
37 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

You never get a second chance for giving a first impression, and our first impression was very disappointing. The elderly lady at the reception did not welcome us, not let us know with a friendly smile that we just arrived at 1.40pm, so 20 minutes before the scheduled arrival time, but just an angry "You are 20 minutes too early,... More 

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Linkoping, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I've stayed at Hotel Bahia Palace 5 times and am looking forward to the 6th in 2014. Situated on the island's biggest and best sandy beach, it offers tranquility and an escape from the stress of city life. At the same time, it's only a short (a very cheap) taxi ride from Vila Franca (5 minutes) and about 15-20 minutes... More 

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