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Vila Gale Coimbra

4.0 of 5 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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MARCQ EN BAROEUL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came for two days in this hotel, October 11 & 12 2014, with a group of 17 people. We were disappointed with the diner, the first day. There were hundreds of people attending the buffet, difficult to access to the meals, in a huge hall, looking like the hotel in the sovietic period. The noise was such high, it... 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 because it was very busy. We admit that, although we always try our best, there is certainly always for improvement and during very busy periods, is always a challenge we can please all customers. We will certainly take your comments into account. Best Regards, bernardo... More

Herzlia, Israel
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109 reviews 109 reviews
47 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

nice small rooms, very basic. 2 elevators, big dining room with good tasty food; nice lobby with free Wi-Fi at lobby only. nice swimming pool, on request you can have a kettle for tea or coffee at the room.

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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. hope to see you soon in Portugal or Brasil, Best regards, bernardo ribeiro de mesquita gm More

Guelph, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent one night here between Lisbon and Porto, and it was ok. Decent room, comfortable enough, helpful staff (the desk receptionist did give us some good tips), and, the best part is that they gave us some bubbly and chocolate fruit for it being our honeymoon! Wifi is only free in the lobby, and you still need a password,... 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. Congratulations for your wedding!!! Regarding the internet, the law requires a custom password. I am very sorry for the inconvenience. Hope to see you soon in a Vila Galé hotel in... More

Quito
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153 reviews 153 reviews
42 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a modern building, and when we enter we obtained best cooperation from the staff at reception, since Coimbra is a city where the largest University of Portugal is located. we experienced problems with teh WIFi, but afterwe asked for cooperation they changed the room to a room where WIFI was perfect. Please ask for a room that can... 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. I'm sorry you had trouble with the internet and I am very pleased that everything is resolved. The Fado night in the restaurant were a success. We will certainly return... More

Basel, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here last August for 2 nights. We booked a suite but quickly after arrival fund out that this is more like a family room with a couch which can be (and was when we arrived) can be turned into a bed. We were advised to change to a superior room, more space, better located and free parking and... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
53 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vila Gale is a small chain of hotels located in Portugal and Brazil. Nice modern building, built in 2010. We were generously upgraded at no cost to a riverside view, which is nice as you can see the river, the hills behind the hotel, and the occasional slow train drawing into Coimbra. The room had a balcony (I think they... More

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Palo Cedro, CA
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We truly Coimbra which was only to be a stopping off point, university great. This hotel was very nice, very clean, great bed, super staff, only draw back was the restaurant in hotel and fact that there are no good options nearby.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main problem with the Via Gale is the distance from the centre of Coimbra - and the run-down area that it is in. The centre, once you get there, and especially the university, are amazing. The receptionists (especially Sara) were extremely helpful and did everything they could to help us. The bar service was erratic - excellent on our... More

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Aurora, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't get me wrong, we stayed in a number of historical hotels and Posada's through out Portugal, but Vila Gale was a breath of fresh air. The pool is huge, rooms were well appointed and the whole hotel was very modern. You can walk to all the sites in Coimbra (great city to visit).

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Jerusalem, Israel
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stared here because it was the best in the town. Overall it is a modern hotel, clean with average size rooms. But that's it - average. Breakfast was a noisy affair with shaky service and an average choice. I would rate it as an excellent 3 star but not really good enough for the 4th one.

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Address: Rua Abel Dias Urbano, 20, Coimbra 3000-001, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Central Portugal > Coimbra District > Coimbra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Coimbra 4*
Number of rooms: 229
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