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Hotel Baia Cristal

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Vale de Centianes, Carvoeiro 8400-525, Portugal
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Ranked #13 of 20 Hotels in Carvoeiro
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 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
    4 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can-not fault rooms food or staff but the hotel is situated about 1.1/2 miles from carvoeiro and it's down hill to the village so if you have any difficulty with your walking think carefully and village only takes about 1/2 hour to walk round

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

We have just arrived home after a week's all inclusive stay at the hotel. Our impression of the place is that it is very good and well worth a visit. The room was spacious and comfortable and the grounds were very nice to relax in with just a short walk to a beautiful beach. The food and drink were also... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

HOLIDAY ON HALF BOARD SEP/OCT 2014. HOTEL CLEAN AND IN GOOD LOCATION, reception staff do not promote a cheerful outlook. Our 4th stay at this hotel but revisits have gone unnoticed. Seen management passing through hotel but do not make eye contact with guests or enquire if enjoying holiday. On entering restaurant for evening meal not greeted by any staff... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just back from a great stay at Baia Cristal, myself and 3 friends on a golfing break. Theres no doubt that the hotel needs a little updating here and there, however i dont really see this as a problem and found the general surroundings to be very relaxing. The main requirements of our break were very well met by the... More 

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Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My friend and I were moved here from the sister hotel as we wanted a balcony that we could both sit on at the same time!!! We were led to believe that we were being upgraded to a "superior suite" Ha! Ha! Ha!, The apartment was badly in need of refurbishment, it seemed to us as if this block of... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Returned from our one week holiday from Hotel Cristal. The Hotel was not large and had more of a villa feel. Our room 107 , had a lovely sea view on the ground floor. Which I would highly recommend the extra payment , very chilled, quite with a garden area. Rooms are clean and basic. However had a broken shower... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Booked this hotel as part of a British Airways package. Room was fine, bed was a little hard but all in all clean and fine. Flush on toilet broke and they fixed it within an hour. I was on half board, and wished I hadn't bothered - the food was not good. Breakfast was cold & greasy (I gave up... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Have just spent a lovely 7 day holiday at the Hotel Baia Cristal with my girlfriend. We very much enjoyed our stay. The hotel was well presented and in general the staff were very polite and helpful, although we found that sometimes service was a little slow. Maybe a few more staff serving would have sped this up. The food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My ten nights all inclusive were a mixed bag. On arrival I couldn't of be greeted any better . The staff are mostly lovely , but I kept hearing when I asked for stuff that what I wanted was not for FREE , there's me thinking I had prepaid for everything in advance , I don't mind been told these... More 

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We regret that your expectations have been short of what was actually waiting. We have roules and we know what to serve, where to serve and when to serve. During the check-in you probably got all the information regarding our "all inclusive" system. However you may have found a too demanding employee that that don't have these instructions... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I have just come home after spending 7 nights at Hotel Baia Crista with my 12 year old daughter. It was to celebrate my birthday. The hotel itself is lovely but there is a bit of a walk to the beach, and the description of a beach and spa resort is suggestive that the beach is directly outside the hotel... More 

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear guest, I would like to thank you for your very illustrative review, your comments are appreciated and really tells all potencial visitors a lot about Hotel Baía Cristal and Carvoeiro and the enviroment that can be found. e arem very happy to hear that you were satisfied with the services and quality of the resort in general, and particularly... More 

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Address: Vale de Centianes, Carvoeiro 8400-525, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Carvoeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Baia Cristal 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
Baia Cristal Hotel
Baia Cristal Vale Centianes
Hotel Baia Cristal Carvoeiro, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Carvoeiro
#9 Luxury Hotel in Carvoeiro

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