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Holiday Village Algarve Balaia

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Balaia, Portugal
Holiday Village Algarve Balaia
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this HV from 3rd May to 14th May. Upon arrival we saw Charley (entertainment team) from our previous HV at Costa del sol which was lovely. Room's were huge with lots of space, yes the beds were a bit hard but nothing too shocking, bathroom was immaculate. Food was repetitive but the quality was very good, San Miguel... More 

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Aberdeen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited twice with two children. Room/Apartment was spacious and clean, staff were helpful and polite. Food was plentiful and good - fresh and wide choice (yes, they did have chips/nuggets but you don't have to eat them!). Always some thing for everyone to eat. Could do with decent tea/coffee in the restaurant. My children thoroughly enjoyed the pools cold or... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me, my husband and son of 6 1/2 months went with some friends & their children (11 in total) and we couldn't fault it. We all had such a lovely time. The Hotel Staff & Reps were so friendly and helpful. Food was good (some days not as good as others, but there was always something, so you never went... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have just got back from a week at Holiday Village Algarve with my wife and 2 kids (1&3yrs old) There were a number of positives 1) The price was outstanding for what you get 2) The rooms are of a good size 3) The kids clubs and creche are ran really well 4) The activities round the pool are good... More 

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huddersfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have just returned from a 2 week holiday here and all I can say is it was a very bad experience! Food was repetative,entertainment same every week, had to pay 4 water, staff where treated badly,there was only 2 english channels on tv(music&news, and you have to give your credit card details 4 the remote&air conditiong, shops on site... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Please ignore some of these bad reviews that are on here! Clearly some people are never happy!! We have just returned from a week here with our two young children under five and they had the best time, the children's entertainment team were amazing knew your childrens by names and if they saw them around the hotel they would always... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

When we arrived at the hotel it was only 35 mins from airport which was great, we were treated with a drink for adults and kids and given towels, air conditioning remote and TV control, we had a family room which was in block 1 and ground floor so literally just down from reception which was great! Our room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just got home from visiting HV Algarve and already miss it!! Firstly, the hotel staff were very helpful and always on hand to assist. The accommodation was exactly as shown in the pictures, and clean at all times. The First Choice team were fantastic, from the moment we arrived to literally when we left for the taxi! I felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just return from a week here with our 3 year old and some friends and their son. I have to say this place is fantastic. The service was brilliant , the food was fresh and lots of variety and catered for a wide range do the meals did not get boring. We spent the week in block 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here after a friend recommended it.... I thought she had exaggerated! It was beautiful, clean & efficiently run. I had a couple of minor issues which I teported & these were rectified in minutes. The reps were knowledgable & extremely approachable. The reception staff were polite & beyond helpful. The facilities were brilliant & kept my 4 year... More 

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