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Hotel Solverde

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida da Liberdade 212 | Sao Felix da Marinha, Vila Nova de Gaia 4410-154, Portugal
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Ranked #6 of 14 hotels in Vila Nova de Gaia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A good hotel for a short break. The Internet is good and free. The parking is free for the car which is a plus. Despite being an old hotel, the rooms are new and are very comfortable. The SPA is very good. The gardens are good spaces for those with small children. Expected more from a 5 star hotel for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 5 nights and picked the hotel for its location ( 30 minute train ride from Porto) It was perfectly adequate for our stay. The breakfast room certainly not a cattle market and it suited our taste. We spent most of our days out walking into Esprinho and along the beach broadwalks either side of the hotel. The... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No tea / coffee making facilities in room. You have to wear a shower cap to use the pool indoors but you don't have to if you want to use the pool outdoors, both pools are sea water. Extremely poor people / staff management. The lovely girl on the bar was doing drinks for room service / the pool area... More

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Gosport, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here 3 times now first in 2008 then at about 4 year intervals. The Hotel is showing signs of age but this does not detract from the excellent service and facilities offered and if you book early you can get a very good deal. Food is good and the Bar has a very good multi lingual Barman... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Had five great nights at this hotel in 446. The staff are friendly and polite. The facilities are very good. The restaurant is excellent quality and the menu of the day very good value. The rooms are of a good size with great views of both nearby espinho and the ever changing sea. A great stay even though the weather... More

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Bronx, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Lovely spot outside the hustle and bustle of the city of Porto. Go for a place away from the city center, stay for the amazing spot right on the beach. The room was beautiful. We especially liked the way they curtained off the entrance to the balcony. The restaurant is absolutely first class. the food terrific and the service spot... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I was there 10/17-4-2014 because of my son's participate in ISF games. The hospitality was profecional. Very tasty the breakfasf but, in my opinion, expensive the dinner. Problem the mooving from the hotel if someone hasn't a car. Piscine and gym was very refresing. Fotios Fotiadis

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Ravenna, Michigan
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15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I've stayed here before and reviewed it on tripadvisor before but I can't say enough about the quality of sleep I can get at this hotel. I usually stay during the winter months so that might be a reason why the hotel offers such peace and quiet. Great service, nice spacious rooms.

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GrupoSolverde, Manager at Hotel Solverde, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Tom, We would like to thank you for your comments, and are also pleased to know that we have made your stay at Hotel Solverde a pleasant one. Please do not hesitate to contact us in the near future for any assistance you may need in your next visit to Portugal. We hope to see you soon. Yours... More

Cropston, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We had a great time at the hotel.The room No 626 with a balcony overlooked the sea,pool and the town.The food was excellent.The comments regarding the television are correct,but who wants a television when you have all the facilities that the hotel offers.Ignore the reviews and go.It is fantastic value for the money. We went for 8 days in July... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

My partner and I stayed at the Hotel Solverde for a week at the beginning of October. We are quite independent travellers and chose this hotel because it was near the sea but had train stations near by if needed. We arrived from Granja station, it's about a 10 minute walk but be careful if you have a lot of... More

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Address: Avenida da Liberdade 212 | Sao Felix da Marinha, Vila Nova de Gaia 4410-154, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Vila Nova de Gaia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Solverde 5*
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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 Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia #5 Luxury Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia #5 Family Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia #5 Business Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
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The Hotel Solverde SPA & Wellness Center is the only 5-star Hotel located by the beach in the Northof Portugal, only 2 minutes away from the Espinho town centre and 15 minutes from the city of Oporto.The 166 bedrooms and 8 suites, most of them with a balcony and relaxing view overlooking the sea and surrounding scenery, offers an elegant decoration and are equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, direct phone, mini-bar and safe.The Hotel Solverde also offers a modern Spa & Wellness Center, duly equipped with:Indoor Area – Indoor pool and dynamic pool (with various jet stations, bicycle and elliptical submersed machines), both with heated sea water; gymnasium, relaxation studio, sauna zone (Dry Sauna, Laconium, Salt Steam bath, Ice Cabin and Sensation Shower), treatment area with 9 treatment rooms, 2 rest rooms (one with wave dream) and physical medicine and rehabilitation centre. Outdoor Area – Outdoor sea water pool, tennis courts, multi-purpose court, beach volleyball court, mini-golf, football field and children’s playground. Supplementary services and facilities: Free Internet throughout the Hotel, Restaurant, 3 Bars, one of them for smokers, 17 meeting-rooms with natural light, free parking for 300 vehicles, heliport and a surrounding area with 20.000 m2 of gardens where you may enjoy a most peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. ... more   less 
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