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Casa Branca Beach & Golf Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua da Belgica 86 | Praia de Lavadores, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-044, Portugal
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Ranked #13 of 14 Hotels in Vila Nova de Gaia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014
joanneskilton newcastle upon tyne
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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newcastle upon tyne
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We booked this hotel for a 4 night break before checking the reviews, and to be honest were dreading coming as this hotel received so many bad comments. First impression when entering isn't good the signage at the front of hotel is broken and the red carpet on the front stairs has seen better days. Our room was clean and... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is a horrible dirty hotel. There is a permanent awful smell in the reception,the rooms and hallways. The view from the dirty balcony is a building under construction and a tennis court not used anymore. We were supposed to stay there 3 nights but cancelled the reservation immediately and moved to Porto. It takes 30 minutes to get to... More 

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Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Rooms of this 1950 design are big and airy and all come with a Balcony with a marvellous view of the Beach. The Pool can be a little bit on the fresh side in terms of Temperature which is the same as the Jacuzzi

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Moscow, Russia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This Hotel stays quite near the Atlantic Ocean water line with huge stones, sandy beaches and roaring waves. In August it was not safe to swim because of giant waves, but it was nice to walk along the water line. The personnel of the Hotel is very friendly. From a large balcony we enjoyed seeing the changing Ocean. Not far... More 

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Panipat, India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were supposed to stay for two nights but end up checking out after first night as it was a nightmare of staying at this hotel. Our biggest mistake was not checking the review before we booked our hotel. The hotel is very dirty and and people at the reception were unwelcoming/ unfriendly. There were no amenities at all and... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband wanted to stay in this hotel for 2 night in June 2014! When we arrived we already had a bad feeling about it! The hotel is very old and dirty! Actually if I wanna be honest I understand the idea to have a hotel what is go back to 1912, Titanic time, when all the furnitures,... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We are a mature couple and have been on the road for 12 months. We stayed here 6 nights. We like the situation of the hotel - close to the coast about 5 or 6 kms out of town. It is very quiet. The beach is rocky; within walking distance is a nice sandy beach. We have yet to find... More 

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MERSEYSIDE
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Great place away from all the 'hussle and bussle' of Porto and Vila Nova town centre. Good views from the balcony which is enclosed, the windows could be opened wide and were good protection during windy weather. Nice place to sit to watch the sunsets. Used the restaurant a couple times but found a 15 min walk to the Mar... More 

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We had a beautiful room with an amazing view of the Atlantic ocean. The staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome and every recommendation was spot on. As nice as the hotel was, it was nothing compared to the staff. From the management to the maids, they were all top notch

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Toulouse
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Having read many of the comments about this hotel, I'm inclined to disagree. I had a large, clean and functional room with a closed terrasse and sea view. The appointments were not brand new but neither were they shabby. Free car park, friendly, competant staff. The buffet breakfast was very good and the adjoining restaurant with ocean view was of... More 

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Address: Rua da Belgica 86 | Praia de Lavadores, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-044, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Vila Nova de Gaia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa Branca Beach & Golf Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Casa Branca Beach And Golf Hotel
Casa Branca Beach Hotel
Hotel Casa Branca Beach
Casa Branca Beach & Golf Hotel Portugal/Vila Nova De Gaia
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia

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