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Holiday Inn Algarve

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Avenida Marginal, Armacao de Pera 8365-909, Portugal (Formerly Hotel Garbe)
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights with my partner in August 2014. Initially worried about it being 'school holiday' season and packed with holiday makers we were both really pleasantly surprised. Always free sunbeds despite the time of year and modest sized pool area, beach access straight from the back of the hotel and right in the midst of the town... More 

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you very much for reveiwing your stay at our Hotel. We are delighted that you had a good time. We hope that you will return again this year. Kindest regards Vicki Good More 

oswestry england
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on the 2nd March and checked out on the 7th.When we arrived we were told the hot water was off and there was a lot of noise, which should we all corrected soon. We checked into room 307 which we found to be small but had recently been refurbished that it was, fine for us that is until... More 

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Good Morning - thank you very much for your review - we are delighted that you liked our Hotel. We are very sorry about the noise and lack of water that occured at the beginning of your stay. This was due to an unexpected problem that arose during the completion of the redecoration of our rooms on the lower ground... More 

Cascais, Portugal
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the whole good value for money. We spent three nights in the hotel for a short break away from work in Lisbon. The staff were welcoming and all spoke excellent English. The room was comfortable, newly refurbished and clean. Only complaints here are that the toiletries, biscuits and water weren't restocked after the first night and when we returned... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hotel. The situation, right on the sea shore is spectacular. Hotel public rooms are well maintained and clean. The bedrooms are spacious, well equipped and kept immaculate by the cheerful housekeepers. Service is second to none at the reception, in the restaurants and bar. Would recommend sea view rooms for the uninterrupted views along the coast.... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a family holiday. All the employees make a real effort to be helpful and friendly. The heated pool is great out of season,the breakfast's are good,the rooms clean and modern.I cannot fault this hotel!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for Christmas with a friend.The location of the hotel is amazing, right on beach. Spacious room, clean and comfortable with tea facility, great bonus. Delicious food, specially the breakfast buffet. The staff were also friendly and helpful. No hesitation in recommending this hotel, to family and friends. Booked a private transfer with a company called Yellowfish, exceptional service... More 

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Good Afternoon. Thank you very much for reviewing our Hotel here. We are delighted that you enjoyed your Christmas break. Thank you very much for your recommendation. We hope it will not be too long before you return. Kindest regards Vicki Good More 

Morecambe, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

extra charges for being disabled. Most of the staff very ignorant, especially the bar staff who dont understand what 50% is. Drilling and banging all day every day. In 4 weeks the water went off 5 times, without warning. If i had my window open it smelt of cat urine. The bedroom doors are all very noisy when people close... More 

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HolidayInnAlgarve, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Algarve, responded to this review

Good Morning Rita, We are very surprised to read your review, we note that you stayed in the hotel for four weeks, and are very sorry that you did not communicate your comments to us whilst you were here. We would have certainly, resolved the issues for you. To answer your comments, we do not charge extra for being disabled.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't spend time laying on the beach, but rather hiked along the coastline. We also joined a group out on a zodiac to see the grottos and coastline from the sea. We enjoyed both. We ran into a travel agent in the hotel lobby who arranged transportation to and from the hotel to the harbor, as well as the... More 

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Balsall Common, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here on mixture of iHG Reward Nights and paying guest. Easy to find and free parking for car although would be difficult at busier times. Very efficient booking in. Had a few small issues in room which were immediately rectified. Individual air conditioners which are invaluable for those hot nights. We did have the patio door open at night... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The hotel has such a fantastic location right on the white sandy beach. Rooms are very clean, looked after each day and the sea view rooms have a view to die for. All the staff are so helpful and friendly. We stayed half board the breakfasts were excellent plenty variety cold meats, cheeses, and a buffet full breakfast. An indoor... More 

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