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Hotel Porta Nova

Rua Antonio Pinheiro, Tavira 8800-323 , Portugal (Formerly BlueBay Porta Nova)
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Ranked #12 of 16 Hotels in Tavira
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here 23rd-2nd march. Weather 1st few days was overcast but last 5 days were great but cold at night, take a coat if you are going out of season. Hotel was ok, a good base to explore from as you can walk everywhere. Staff on reception are a bit surley&they dont tell you that you need (by law) a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

We were transfered to this hotel by thomas cook as our previous hotel was horrible. On 1st impressions the hotel looked lovely and clean and rather spacious. We were on the 2nd floor accessible by both lift and stairs and we had a pool view. The room had 2 beds and a table and chair and plenty of storage space.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Folks who have read my other reviews will know that they are fair, and mostly complimentary. We did visit Tavira "out of season" and I was not in the best of health, as I was recovering from Flu and had been injured on the way to the hotel when a transfer driver pushed me in the back and made the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Last night we went to the Porta Nova to experience the view over Tavira from the hotel roof top bar! What a disappointment......... A great big cocktail menu.....Fabulous night time views over the very special Tavira, and NO FRESH LIMES, so my two favourite cocktails OFF the menu!!! Now this is VERY strange as the whole of the Algarve is... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I spent a week at the end of August with my 19 year old cousin. When arriving at the hotel we were very pleased! The reception area is big and modern and immediately the staff were happy to help and sorted us out quickly so we could go to bed. (It was the middle of the night!) We were on... More 

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We had 21 days in tavira staying at the porta nova taking in Christmas and new year, our room was very clean superb view over tavira, only downside we were on the 4th floor below the bar, noisy from people above scrapping the chairs across the floor, but not enough noise to ask for another room, the food was good... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I spent a week at the Hotel Porta Nova last November with a walking group. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. My room was on the ground floor so didn't have any sort of a view but it was clean and tidy with a very comfortable bed. An ideal spot to stay as it was only a short... More 

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Langholm, Dumfriesshire
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Tavira is not one of the main Algarve resorts and so retains its character as a provincial town. The hotel is located on top of a hill, so getting to it on foot from the town requires an uphill walk. We stayed at The Porta Nova for a week in January on All Inclusive. The staff were all friendly, pleasant... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stayed at the Portanova for 4 nights as part of a two centre stay in Portugal. Maybe we had been spoiled at our previous hotel in Olhao which was the 5 star Real marina but we wanted to visit both towns in one go. On arrival the hotel looked clean and smart with a pleasant reception area and we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We booked the Hotel Porta Nova for a week stay from the end of December 2014 to include the New Year on a bed & breakfast basis. The hotel is in an excellent location in the town of Tavira, albeit it is on a slope so if you are not in a position to walk up or down a gradient... More 

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