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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Even before checking in, we were impressed with the friendly, helpful reception staff. Our room overlooking the beautiful pool grounds and and ocean was large, clean, and well-appointed. Great service continued in the restaurant and poolside. We were delighted to have found this hotel and recommend it highly.

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VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments about your stay with us. It´s very important to us that our guests have a pleasent stay. We work every day to make you feel at home as possible and to exceed your expectations. Thank you for the reference to our staff and service. Thank you and we will hope to hosting you...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice quiet hotel for adults only every member of staff was very friendly, and only to willing to help. Little surprises like the wine tasting and the fruit kebabs was a nice touch. We were B&B, but found plenty of nice restaurants within a 20 minute walk. Dinner in the Hotel was also very good.

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VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to share your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and we shall continue to focus on exceed expectations of valuable guests such as yourself. Comments like these motivate us to do our best everyday. Kind regards, Manuel Patrício (General Manager)

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would definitely recommend for a relaxing quiet holiday - not if you want music or noise - it is an extremely quiet adults only hotel - staff really friendly and helpful . Food very good and restaurants near by - and quiet beach.

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VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Thank you for the really beautiful feedback and update about Vila Galé Praia It is indeed a pleasure to hear words of praise for the hotel in such a detailed feedback about your excellent experience with us. We thank you for mentioning the hospitality and service shown by our staff to ensure you have a truly memorable experience and also...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is lovely in a good area. staff could not be more helpful. Hotel needs a little TLC here and there but all in all a wonderful holiday. Lovely big bed .Bathroom needs a bit of rejigging. Surface space is at a premium if there are two of you. Lighting in corridors could be brighter.

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Vila Galé Praia Hotel. Thank you for giving us your detailed feedback on Trip Advisor . I regret that you left dissatisfied with some aspects of our service. It is our endeavour to ensure that every guest leaves as an ambassador of our hotel. I appreciate your specific and constructive feedback as such interactions help us...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a perfect place to go for my birthday. The service was first class and the amenities were great. The rooms and facilities were clean. Breakfast was lovely and you was always greeted with a smile

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind comments about Hotel Vila Galé Praia. We are glad to know that we have been able to provide you a happy birthday. Thank you for rated us as a first class service. Your comments are very important to help us to continue our constant pursuit of service improvement. Hope to have...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was great in every way, but first and foremost, it was great because of the people working there. The hotel was very nice and just a 2 minutes walk to the beautiful beach. There is a spa there as well, which we used a lot. The staff really stood out from the other experiences I have encountered, where...

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to share your comments on the quality of the services provided during your recent stay at our property. We're so glad to read that you had such great experience with us and that you consider all our staff really good. Please be sure we're going to pass this comment internally to...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Such a lovely hotel, with wonderful staff. The hotel is only a few minutes walk from the beach, it has a lovely swimming pool and great amenities. This was my second stay at Vila Gale Praia and I'm looking forward to visiting again.

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much to take time to share your thoughts about your experience at Vila Galé Praia Hotel. It´s a great pleasure read that you have enjoyed your holidays for the 2nd time. We hope honestly there´s a 3rd time. Yours sincerely Manuel Patrício (General Manager)

Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for my wife's 50th Birthday for 4 nights and the Hotel was everything we expected and more . The Hotel gave us a bottle of Bubbly and Chocolate covered strawberries as a Birthday gift delivered to our room which was a nice gesture . The staff are amazing and can't do enough for you with advice on...

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Praia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments on the quality of the services provided during your recent stay at our property. We're so glad to learn that you had such great experience with us and that you consider our staff amazing. Please be sure we're going to pass this comment internally to our...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Great location, room had everything one could ask for, including a wonderful view. Friendliness and kindness of staff. Highlight for me, as a Coeliac, was their consideration in supplying a complete tray of gluten free food for my breakfast. Also, lunch and dinner menu had a special gluten free section. Can't wait to return.

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to share your experience at Vila Galé Praia Hotel. it is great to know that you enjoyed so much your stay with us and particularly appreciated our delicious gluten free breakfast, our lovely staff and our amazing rooms. Your comments are an important tool and only help us to continue our...

Alfeizerao, Portugal
Reviewed February 18, 2017

My stay could not have been better this day in February. The room was nice, the restaurant was good. The beaches that are so close to the hotel were lovely and deserted except for some families with children and old couples with dogs. What could I have asked for more?

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback about your stay at Vila Galé Praia Hotel. It´s a great pleasure read that you enjoyed your holidays and we did it everything that you expected. In February the weather is not warm, but reading your review, our team makes you feeling warm welcome. We hope to see you in a...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This adult's only hotel is located in a peaceful Gale district of the city, close to the like-named sandy beach. It is about 8 km to the city centre of Albufeira that offers countless shopping and entertainment venues and that can easily be reached by making use of the public bus service that departs from a stop located just 150 m from the hotel. Faro international airport is located some 50 km away. Completely renovated in 2004, this 3 storey hotel has a total of 40 double rooms. Guests have access to a vast pool and garden complex, a spacious foyer with lifts and a 24-hour reception desk, a games room, a TV room, a newspaper stand, several shops, a cosy bar and an air-conditioned a la carte restaurant with a separate non-smoking area. Room and laundry services as well as medical assistance are on offer and guests may make use of the parking facilities. The tastefully decorated rooms come equipped with a bathroom with hairdryer, a telephone, LCD TV with cable, a hi-fi stereo system, a kitchenette, a minibar/fridge, a double bed, carpeting, air conditioning, central heating, a hire safe, a sitting area and a balcony or terrace. In the outdoor area there is a swimming pool, a snack bar and a sun terrace with parasols and sun loungers laid out ready for use. It is also possible to make use Satsanga Spa with mega Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room/Turkish bath, fitness room, a massage service and beauty treatments. The nearest golf course is approximately 1 km away. Guests may select their breakfast from a wide buffet; lunch and dinner may be chosen from a menu although the evening meal may alternatively be taken a la carte. Guests have the opportunity to book a half board stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Gale Praia

Address: Estrada da Gale | Apartado 2204, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: $120 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Praia 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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Vila Gale Praia Hotel
Vila Gale Praia Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
#2 Spa Hotel in Albufeira
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#4 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
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“Pool view rooms with lovely balcony can't be beat!”
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“Fabulous. Thank you for my complimentary birthday champagne !!”
haze432, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“305 overlooking pool”
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“The 3rd floor offers nice views”
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