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London
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46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I went for a city break with my girlfriend and we were both blown away by th is hotel. I wasnt expecting much given that the price was so reasonable but was pleasantly surprised when i checked in. the room was massive, with a separate lounge type area, big bathrooms and bath tub, plus a decent sized balcony for beers... More 

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for your illustrative review. Your comments are appreciated and really tells all potencial visitors a lot about Hotel Baía Cristal and Carvoeiro and the enviroment that can be found. We are very happy to hear that you were satisfied with the services and quality of the hotel in general, and delighted with... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The star rating probably relates to the facilities there - the hotel is a decent 3 star otherwise. Would have liked to hang out there more but wifi 10 euro per 2 hours which doesn't go far. Breakfast terrible and the evening menu smelled terrible so didn't try it. Snack and room service menu (and food when I tried it)... More 

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We regret that the Hotel and our service has not exceeded your expectations. We believe that if you had told us your dissatisfaction during your stay, we would have tried to improve the aspects that were less well. We are studying the best option for complete coverage of Wi-Fi in the hotel which... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The hotel is near the sea, you could see it from some rooms and teh restaurants, in a more quiet area, not the centre, but easy to reach and walk to/from the centre. There are some nice cliffs around. The room was clean, large and the two sofas with a table in between was an extra comfort, while the balcony... More 

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your nice comments. We are glad to see that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and that you found in our hotel the confort and relaxing athmosphere that you have deserved. All the best and see you soon at Carvoeiro and Baía Cristal Nelson Pascoal Manager More 

Ottawa
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We stumbled on to this little gem, rooms are clean and quiet. Do not expect anything fancy. Staff is great. Expect to pay for every option such as safe for the room, internet, telephone...but but...great place! the grounds are very well manicured and it is a stone throw to the little village. Would highly recommend this place!

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review, that we much appreciated. We are very pleased to know how much you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you felt our staff great. Your comments will be shared with all of them. Thank you for recommend the Hotel Baía Cristal. Hope to see you soon at Carvoeiro and Baía... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Beautiful location, close to beautiful town of Carvoeiro which has superb nightlife. However, the hotel itself is NOT a 4 star. Food was good but buffet was very small and with only a few items to choose from, not approrpiate at all for a 4 star hotel. We booked a room with seaview but we the only view we had... More 

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6 Thank Don186525
NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your constructive feedback. Our aim is to improve our facilities and conditions of the hotel in general and the comments of our guests are very importantes to help us recognise areas for improvement. We hope to welcome you back at Hotel Baía Cristal in the near future. Nelson Pascoal Director More 

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Cork
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52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Fantastic value, excellent location, the staff were very friendly, double room was very large. Our room was on ground floor with view of a hedge, with sunbed outside on grass. The village was only a 10 minute walk, plenty of choices when it came to eating, bars were good value. Would have no hesitation in re-booking. Either just the 2... More 

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Mr Gary W, Thank you very much for sharing your enjoyable experience at Hotel Baía Cristal. We are all very pleased to know how much you like to stay with us, that makes we feel really proud of our team. We look forward to see you back at Baía Cristal Hotel in the future. Nelson Pascoal More 

St.Petersburg
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43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Let me start out by saying again that, as I have already observed, the resort is well kept, the service was great, the people are phenomenal, as they try to solve any guests requests and needs. Actually the hotel is not worn out at all, as some guests write, just, in some items, needs renewal or more careful maintenance. I... More 

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, much appreciated. We are pleased to know how much you have enjoyed your stay with us at Hotel Baía Cristal and that you found our staff very helpfull and wonderful, they are a really asset to the Hotel, and your comments will be shared with all of them. We passed your comments on... More 

Carlisle
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We had a lovely break in Carvoeiro from 4th to 10th October. The weather was great: no rain and 28C temperatures. Vale Centianes beach, which is just below the hotel, was fantastic. Our air conditioned room was large with a balcony and sea view. The hotel is spacious with a good sized outdoor pool. There's a tennis court and indoor... More 

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very nice review. Your comments about our staff and service are much appreciated, because it is our aim to provide the best service for a relaxing holiday. We are very pleased to know how much you enjoyed your stay with us at Hotel Baia Cristal in Carvoeiro. Hope to welcome you back in the... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We stayed here as a couple at thend end of September/beginning of October. We had a very clean and spacious room with sea view (we didn't book sea view so nice surprise). The hotel is a short walk to the town of Carvoeiro (which is beautiful with too many good restaurants to choose from!) The walk may not be suitable... More 

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your nice experience with all tripadvisor visitors. Your very ilustrative review, reflects perfectly the environment that can be found at Carvoeiro. We are delighted to know how much you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Baía Cristal. Looking forward to welcome you back. Nelson Pascoal More 

Leeds
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

It was the first time that we visited Carvoeiro, and we didnt knew anything. Our travel agent suggested Cristal Hotel, and it was perfect. Of course, it has its ups and downs, but it did our holidays. Near to the beach and close to Carvoeiro Center, the hotel was really good. The rooms were quite big, and everything very cleaned.... More 

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NelsonPascoal, Manager at Hotel Baia Cristal, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Samantha, Thank you so much for your review and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the Hotel Baía Cristal. Your comments are much appreciated and it is always very rewarding to see that our guests want to return back We all look forward to welcome you back and we promise to solve the problem with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in one of the most beautiful places in the Algarve, on a cliff top, the Hotel Baia Cristal offers a peaceful atmosphere with a fantastic sea view. Upon the beach of Vale Centeanes and 1700 m from Carvoeiro beach, this 4 star hotel has 120 rooms. With areas from 36m2 to 55m2, Hotel Baia Cristal has at your disposal 14 Suites sea view, 10 Suites garden view, 38 Rooms sea view and 58 Rooms land view, with Private bathroom, Satellite TV, Individual A/C, Minibar, Safe, Direct dial telephone, Balcony, Tea and Coffee facilities, Kitchenette (only in suites). Hotel Baia Cristal has at your disposal Restaurant Gaivota, a cosy restaurant with beautiful views to the sea. Open for breakfast and dinner with Portuguese and international cuisine; and Bar "Albatroz", a relaxing bar with live music, ideal for enjoying the sunset in the company of a delicious cocktail. The terrace serves meals and snacks throughout the day. During the Summer, there is also Barbeques, where guests can enjoy barbecues by the pool, filled with popular music and dance; and also a Pool Bar "BierGarten", where it is possible to enjoy refreshing drinks throughout the day. For Leisure, there are two outdoor Swimming pools, a kid's club, Tennis court, Giant chess board, Indoor Swimming pool, Sauna, Turkish bath, Fitness room, Massage and body treatment room, Games room (snooker, table football, ping pong and video games). For business purposes, there is Meeting room "Lagoa" with Capacity up to 80 people (8,5m x 10,85m x 2,29m). Other services: 24 Hour reception, Multilingual staff, Tour and information desk, Wireless internet, Live music, Car rental, Private parking, and a Shuttle bus to Carvoeiro. Vale de Centeanes Beach: 300m, Carvoeiro Beach: 1.7 km, Lagoa: 7.5 km, Portimao: 16 km, Faro Airport (FAO): 65 km, Lisbon Airport (LIS): 275 km. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Baia Cristal

Address: Vale de Centianes, Carvoeiro 8400-525, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Carvoeiro
Price Range: $36 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Baia Cristal 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Baia Cristal Hotel
Baia Cristal Vale Centianes
Hotel Baia Cristal Carvoeiro, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Carvoeiro
#5 Spa Hotel in Carvoeiro
#8 Luxury Hotel in Carvoeiro
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