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Hotel Baia Cristal

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Vale de Centianes, Carvoeiro 8400-525, Portugal
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Ranked #12 of 20 hotels in Carvoeiro
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Dumfries, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the hotel at start of april 2014. Our check in wasnt till 2pm so had to hang around but reception kindly let us in earlier as it was a horrible day with the weather. The location of the hotel is excellent if you like a quiet more relaxed holiday, definitely no loud clubs or towns near by... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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145 reviews 145 reviews
25 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

A New Year stay to get away from the rain! A pleasant hotel with potential to be excellent! Staff were helpful and requests addressed when mentioned e.g. Kettle for the room and a new shower head. Our room 249 was spacious and clean, in fact the whole hotel and resort was clean and I would commend hotel staff for this.... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the Hotel Baía Cristal, the staff and our service. We know that the hotel is not a new hotel, but we are making some improvements, with the aim of providing a relaxing and pleasant stay to our all guests. We want to have... More

Ashtead
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

stayed at this hotel in October 2013 for 7 days. We are extremely experienced world wide travellers and are not that hard to please as we travel a lot when we are away and often go out for the whole day so we don't need the hotel as much as some. What I do expect is there to a least... More

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

Dear guest, We regret that you have not liked our hotel, however I would like to tell you that a large part of your comments are not true. There are eggs every day for breakfast without any supplement, use of the pool is free and without any supplement, the water flowing from taps is absolutely normal. We also know the... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed in Hotel Baia Cristal in Carvoeiro in July 2013 for 5 nights. We were after a relaxing, sunshine holiday after previously opting for city breaks. We were on somewhat of a budget and were well aware that the money we had to spend wasn't going to get us top quality luxury but felt confident that... More

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your comments that we appreciated. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Baía Cristal and will recommend us. We would like to have the pleasure of welcoming you again in our Hotel on the future. Obrigado, Nelson Pascoal More

Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

good price received on hotwire. not a 4 star. breakfast needs improvement, food cold and signs posted at the door that say if you take stuff away with you, you will be charged - pretty tacky in that respect. Asked receptionist for 2 ashtrays to smoke on balcony with my boyfried, ingnored me or was being impetulant and gave me... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. Regards, Nelson Pascoal More

Lancashire
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We have just returned from this hotel - first time we have stayed in a hotel in the past 5 visits to Carvoeiro. Having read some very negative reviews a few days before we left we were a little apprehensive. However, no need for apprehension we had a really lovely time in a very nice hotel that basically needs a... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. Hope to welcome you again on the future. Regards, Nelson Pascoal More

llangynidr
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

a lovely positioned hotel with fantastic views however if you go on holidays to enjoy to a change in cuisine forget it.,During our fourteen day stay not once did we have a hot or even warm meal. At breakfast the bacon and eggs were served cold baked beans would appear to be served straight out of the tin and dinner... More

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

Dear Mr. Colin Thanks for your comments. We regret to hear that our food was not exactly what you expected, because it was not hot enough. We have made ​​some improvements in order to solve this problem that you can verify on your next stay with us. Regards, Nelson Pascoal More

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

My partner and I have just returned home from the most amazing holiday in Carvoeiro. After reading the ''Never Again'' and ''Never Again 2'' reviews my partner and I thought to ourselves ''ohh my God... wot have we done'' but I can just say that the Hotel Baia Cristal was an amazing experience for us........ staff, food, views, and facilities... More

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

Dear Mark, Thank you so much for your positive review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your holidays at Carvoeiro and Hotel Baía Cristal. It will be a great pleasure to welcome you very soon! Warm regards, Nelson Pascoal More

York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We've just returned from a lovely week's holiday. Having read some reviews prior to going away, we were a little apprehensive, but our concerns were unfounded. The location of the hotel offers stunning views; the small town is accessible by a steady walk, although there are also some interesting cliff top walks and easily located beautiful beaches. We didn't feel... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your positive review about Hotel Baía Cristal and Carvoeiro. All of us, the management and staff, are very happy that you had a good experience with us. Hope to welcome you again at Hotel Baía Cristal very soon. Warm regards, Nelson Pascoal More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I have just returned from the Baia Cristal hotel the suggestion this is a 4* hotel is a total misrepresentation my opinion. I would say it would be lucky at 3*. I am so happy to be home, I have just experienced the holiday from hell quite literally, I don't think anyone in their right mind would want to consider... More

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

Dear Mrs Lesley Herron Even if the reviews are not positive, we use to respond to all comments but for this specific review I have no desire to answer, but for a question of education and respect to the users of Tripadvisor I need to clarify the following: Nobody in the Hotel told you that our food is provided from... More

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Also Known As:
Baia Cristal Hotel
Baia Cristal Vale Centianes
Hotel Baia Cristal Carvoeiro, Portugal - Algarve
Address: Vale de Centianes, Carvoeiro 8400-525, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Carvoeiro
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Carvoeiro
#9 Luxury Hotel in Carvoeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Baia Cristal 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in one of the most beautiful places in the Algarve, on a cliff top, the Hotel Baia Cristal offers a peaceful atmosphere with a fantastic sea view. Upon the beach of Vale Centeanes and 1700 m from Carvoeiro beach, this 4 star hotel has 120 rooms. With areas from 36m2 to 55m2, Hotel Baia Cristal has at your disposal 14 Suites sea view, 10 Suites garden view, 38 Rooms sea view and 58 Rooms land view, with Private bathroom, Satellite TV, Individual A/C, Minibar, Safe, Direct dial telephone, Balcony, Tea and Coffee facilities, Kitchenette (only in suites). Hotel Baia Cristal has at your disposal Restaurant Gaivota, a cosy restaurant with beautiful views to the sea. Open for breakfast and dinner with Portuguese and international cuisine; and Bar "Albatroz", a relaxing bar with live music, ideal for enjoying the sunset in the company of a delicious cocktail. The terrace serves meals and snacks throughout the day. During the Summer, there is also Barbeques, where guests can enjoy barbecues by the pool, filled with popular music and dance; and also a Pool Bar "BierGarten", where it is possible to enjoy refreshing drinks throughout the day. For Leisure, there are two outdoor Swimming pools, a kid's club, Tennis court, Giant chess board, Indoor Swimming pool, Sauna, Turkish bath, Fitness room, Massage and body treatment room, Games room (snooker, table football, ping pong and video games). For business purposes, there is Meeting room "Lagoa" with Capacity up to 80 people (8,5m x 10,85m x 2,29m). Other services: 24 Hour reception, Multilingual staff, Tour and information desk, Wireless internet, Live music, Car rental, Private parking, and a Shuttle bus to Carvoeiro. Vale de Centeanes Beach: 300m, Carvoeiro Beach: 1.7 km, Lagoa: 7.5 km, Portimao: 16 km, Faro Airport (FAO): 65 km, Lisbon Airport (LIS): 275 km. ... more   less 
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Carvoeiro #9 Luxury Hotel in Carvoeiro
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in one of the most beautiful places in the Algarve, on a cliff top, the Hotel Baia Cristal offers a peaceful atmosphere with a fantastic sea view. Upon the beach of Vale Centeanes and 1700 m from Carvoeiro beach, this 4 star hotel has 120 rooms. With areas from 36m2 to 55m2, Hotel Baia Cristal has at your disposal 14 Suites sea view, 10 Suites garden view, 38 Rooms sea view and 58 Rooms land view, with Private bathroom, Satellite TV, Individual A/C, Minibar, Safe, Direct dial telephone, Balcony, Tea and Coffee facilities, Kitchenette (only in suites). Hotel Baia Cristal has at your disposal Restaurant Gaivota, a cosy restaurant with beautiful views to the sea. Open for breakfast and dinner with Portuguese and international cuisine; and Bar "Albatroz", a relaxing bar with live music, ideal for enjoying the sunset in the company of a delicious cocktail. The terrace serves meals and snacks throughout the day. During the Summer, there is also Barbeques, where guests can enjoy barbecues by the pool, filled with popular music and dance; and also a Pool Bar "BierGarten", where it is possible to enjoy refreshing drinks throughout the day. For Leisure, there are two outdoor Swimming pools, a kid's club, Tennis court, Giant chess board, Indoor Swimming pool, Sauna, Turkish bath, Fitness room, Massage and body treatment room, Games room (snooker, table football, ping pong and video games). For business purposes, there is Meeting room "Lagoa" with Capacity up to 80 people (8,5m x 10,85m x 2,29m). Other services: 24 Hour reception, Multilingual staff, Tour and information desk, Wireless internet, Live music, Car rental, Private parking, and a Shuttle bus to Carvoeiro. Vale de Centeanes Beach: 300m, Carvoeiro Beach: 1.7 km, Lagoa: 7.5 km, Portimao: 16 km, Faro Airport (FAO): 65 km, Lisbon Airport (LIS): 275 km. ... more   less 
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