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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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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We saw a picture of the hotel in the reception when it was first built and there was nothing else around it at all. I think it must have also got in before they changed the rule about building right next to the beach as you'd be hard pressed to find a hotel that lets you stumble from pool to... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really nice hotel. We stayed there half board for 8 nights in mid August and I cant fault it! Our room overlooked the pool and the beach - fantastic! Food was lovely, great choice for breakfast and evening meals - sitting outside eating our dinner is an image that will stay in my mind for yonks! They did a barbie... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here in August for 7 nights with my mum. We've been to Portugal for the last few years but this was the first time staying in Holiday Inn Algarve Location: The hotel is situated right on top of the beach, with supermarkets, souvenir stalls and restaurants on the doorstep. The strip gets quite busy in the evenings (usually peaked... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not sure if the previous reviewer had a sub standard room or another sort of bad experience but their score seems ridiculous. While it has it's faults and isn't, I agree a four star hotel - the views alone surely makeup for alot of that.? We had a sea facing room and left our balcony door open every night... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having visited this supposed 4* hotel in August with a friend , I can tell you it does not conform to any 4* hotels I have previously stayed in. We paid for a sea view room, of which these were all meant to have been refurbished. We were met by a tired 70s style decor, a wall mounted air conditioning... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing,as soon as we entered the room was the smell, opened the door to let in some air. It was very expensive for a 4* £503 for 3 nights. The sea view room 404 was quite small. Breakfast was a nightmare they only had a coffee machine, and the queues, not at all good, having to wait for... More 

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

Good Morning Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that your recent stay did not meet expectations. We are sorry about the coffee machine - this situation has already been resolved. We appreciate your feedback, as this assists greatly us in continuing to improve our standards and service. Kindest regards Vicki Good More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The sea view was very nice and the room was clean. The buffet breakfast was very good (although service a bit patchy). The main issue was that it was very noisy. Either from the singing in the bar downstairs (we were on the 4th floor) or from the concert on the Promenade a half block away. The towels were paper... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. We appreciate your feedback as it helps us to ensure, these issues are not repeated. These are not the standards we aim for, nor those we normally achieve. Please accept our apologies. Kindest regards Vicki Good More 

Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Swimming pool area and terrace not child friendly far to many steps.Swimming pool not suitable for young children as we did not see a paddling pool. Restaurant very basic.Bedrooms were a good standard.Lifts cramped.Reception staff were helpful restaurant staff not so .

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

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you were disappointed. We do not have a swimming pool for young children. We appreciate your feedback as it enables to improve our standards and service. Kind regards Vicki Good More 

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

Just back from 7 nights at his resort, lovely hotel and great location with great views along the beach from sea view rooms and the pool area! Found the bar too expensive considering how cheap local bars right outside are! Wifi is extremely slow, and I struggled to upload any pictures, but it was free being an IHG member, if... More 

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

Thank you very much for reviewing your stay of our Hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday. We are sorry that the wifi was slow, however, we are pleased to say that yesterday, we had an upgrade, so, if will be faster for your next visit. We are also sorry that you found all the sunbeds occupied (reserved)... More 

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

This was a last minute booking (the day before) so we got a very good rate for the room so I was expecting to be put in the worst room, this wasnt the case, the room was lovely and clean, the air con took a bit of coaxing but we got it to work eventually. The hotel layout is interesting,... More 

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

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your comments. We hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you back here again in the future. Kindest regards Vicki Good More 

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