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Vila Gale Coimbra

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Rua Abel Dias Urbano, 20, Coimbra 3000-001, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were coming from California to stay for 2 days, they gave us a room facing the street instead of a room with the Mondego river view, many large bus tour groups stay in this hotel and the restaurant / breakfast was very noisy, I will probably choose to stay in a different area next time.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a 3 days stay. We booked a room suite. First one was not so comfortable due to a strange noise that came from somewhere in the building. A low volume annoying noise. We requested to change to another room and the staff was kind to quickly solve the problem getting us another suite, although the hotel was... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Big room, very comfortable bed and good sized bathrooms. They put on an excellent breakfast and we also ate their buffet dinner as we were catching the train to Porto early in the morning the next day - only downside was getting pickpocketed as we got onto the train at Coimbra-B station (some men "helped" us with our bags and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
29 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The rooms are small, their windows open, they do not offer complimentary water, the A/C can only be turned on by calling the reception (in my room it worked all night long when I asked them to turn it on). It offers free wifi but not of a very good quality (avg speed and connection). The breakfast area was beautiful... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We appreciate the feed back that we receive and welcome every opportunity to improve. We are very pleased with your comments about the rooms, the breakfast, public areas, WIFI. Best Regards, bernardo ribeiro de mesquita gm More 

Abingdon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Beautiful experience in the centre of Coimbra. Staff are friendly and very accommodating. Atmosphere is welcoming, suave and sophisticated. Bar service is exceptional, particularly the Male bar attender who goes that extra mile. Rooms are comfortable and beds are to a high standard. Recreational facilities are well maintained and with a calm and serene atmosphere. I would certainly return, and... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your holiday with us and that the facilities and services were according to your expectations. Best regards, bernardo ribeiro de mesquitagm More 

Portland, Oregon
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107 reviews 107 reviews
37 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We couldn't sleep, in our suite, as they turn the AC off at night and our room hit 79F. At 3am, after multiple calls, the night manager finally turned our AC back on from the front desk. We got a total of 4 hours sleep the one night we were there, ruining the night and leaving us unrested for our... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear guest, We regret that you were not satisfied with your stay in our Hotel and because we did not made the discount. If the air conditioner had some unforeseen damage, very sorry. Is unusual. We seek to resolve and make available another room and free late check out for you. Best regards, bernardo ribeiro de mesquita gm More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We arrived late night to the Hotel after a burning work day! We where very into jumping to bed, but is in this exact moments that you can feel if a 4 Star Hotel is indeed 4 Star. This one is, very wide lobby, with standard good 4 star decor and a 4 star attendance, fast and polite. The location... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your detailed description of our Hotel and its services. We are glad that you have had an enjoyable stay at our Vila Galé Coimbra. Location, breakfast, confort, decoration anda Staff are an important value for Clients. It is true that our booking line can get quite busy. This usually happens only during certain periods. Best... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We spent the second night of our Portugal tour at Vila Gale Coimbra. The hotel is located about 10 minutes by foot from downtown Coimbra. During check-in, we asked for a nice view and received a free upgrade to a river view room with balcony. The rooms are nice, featuring great bedding and spacious bathrooms. WiFi was reasonably fast and... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We appreciate the feed back that we receive and welcome every opportunity to improve. We are very pleased with your comments about the rooms, the breakfast, the SPA, location and WIFI. We hope to see you soon in a Vila Galé Hotel. Best regards, bernardo ribeiro de mesquita gm More 

Scranton, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I stayed here last week with a tour group and have to say that it's very modern and clean. The breakfast was the superb and clearly the best of all the hotels we utilized, and the lounge area was very pleasant and stylish. The room was clean, the beds comfortable, and the bathroom was the most modern that I've seen,... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your detailed description of our Hotel and its services. We are glad that you have had an enjoyable stay at Coimbra and our Vila Galé Coimbra. . The facilities and services were according to your expectations. Me and my Team are very proud of it. Best regards, bernardo ribeiro de mesquita gm More 

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here while on tour of Northern Portugal. Hotel is modern, but decor is sparse and inexpensive. Hallways are really dark, with low ceilings. Junior suit is good option with kids, with semi separate bedroom and two twin cots in living room. Pool only allows kids before 5:30, which was disappointing at end long day on the road. Didn't use... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your contribution. We are glad that your overall experience was positive, but regrettably, not all our facilities met your expectations. The conditions of use of children in the SPA please some and displease others. We inform the conditions in our web site. Best regards, More 

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