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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Reviewed September 18, 2013

Just an ordinary hotel, very clean, pretty nice but nothing special. Excellent breakfast. The personnel extremely unfriendly and unpleasant. They offered us a photocopy of the city plan and no information. Extremely unfriendly!!!! On top, it is unacceptable not to have free wifi in the rooms! It is unbelievable to be asked 5 euros to use the wifi in the...

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We regret not being able to meet your expectations during your stay in our Hotel The feedback from our customers are very important for continuous improvement of our services and products. Looking forward to seeing you in a near future in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil, we present you with...

Lisboa
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We've stayed 3 nights at this hotel, and we wouldn't mind to stay a bit longer. The outdoor swimming pool was a great spot for us, and for our three old boy. Happily for us, we had a few moments nobody in the swimming area, so we had the swimming pool only for us, although the hotel was almost full......

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for Y/ kind review. It is our goal to fulfil all of our guests' expectations regarding their stay at Hotel Vila Galé Coimbra and make it as enjoyable as possible. We are very please to know we have achieved our goal. In the name of the Hotel management and staff, we look forward to...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed September 1, 2013

We stayed 1 night in this hotel as part of an 8 day fly and drive holiday in Portugal. The location is excellent, right off a major highway, a bit outside the city centre, but within easy walking distance of the city and right next to the river. It's a fairly modern and new hotel that does its best to...

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Dear Guest Thank you in advance for Y/ most pleasant review. We are very please to know that we have made Y/ stay in our hotel most pleasant and look forward to see you again soon in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager

Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Reviewed August 25, 2013

.....All.... the staff seem to "get" service quality, which is rare in any business. Its finely tuned. Receptionists were very helpful. Breakfast is good quality. would stay again. Lighting is nice. Its clean. well done.

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you in advance for Y/ most pleasant review. We are very please to know that we have made Y/ stay in our hotel most pleasant and look forward to see you again soon in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager

San Francisco
Reviewed August 22, 2013

We spent 3 nights at this modern hotel and were very glad that we did. IThe exterior is not really attractive but once in the hotel, we were really happy to be there. The lobby is attractive and the reception and concierge services were very good. We had a Double Superior pool view room which was on the top floor....

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Dear Guest Thank you very much for Y/ kind review. It is our goal to fulfil all of our guests' expectations regarding their stay at Hotel Vila Galé Coimbra and make it as enjoyable as possible. We are very please to know we have achieved our goal. In the name of the Hotel management and staff, we look forward to...

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed July 14, 2013

The hotel is located at a dead end street across from an apartment and a pile of rubble. I had a lovely balcony as long as i did not look down. It looked up the hill to the university and to the river off to the right. And over a big pile of rubble and crud. Some rooms overlook the...

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you in advance for Y/ review. We are very please to know that we have made Y/ stay in our hotel most pleasant and look forward to see you again soon in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed July 9, 2013

Very good hotel with exceptional service. Without asking for it, a room upgrade was made to one with pool view. Breakfast complete and with everything we can imagine. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Only negative aspects are: internet is only free on the common areas and garage is also paid but these can be easily overcome.

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Dear Guest Thank you in advance for Y/ most pleasant review. We are very please to know that we have made Y/ stay in our hotel most pleasant and look forward to see you again soon in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager

Miami, Florida
Reviewed June 30, 2013

First the positive: spacious rooms, good service, breakfast buffet, modern design, good value for money.The location is a 15 minute walk to the center of town but not an easy or enjoyable walk (abandoned buildings along the way). Most of the negative in our case were some very peculiar design flaws. Our room had exactly one free electric plug but...

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Dear Guest Thank you very much for Y/ review. The feedback from our customers are very important for continuous improvement of our services and products. Looking forward to seeing you in a near future in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil, we present you with our best regards. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed June 4, 2013

We didn't have reservations for this hotel although upon walk-in, the staff was very helpful and accommodating. They suggested the best option for us and helped us choose a restaurant immediately upon arriving. The hotel is in a quiet area and is very clean and modern - a definite requirement. We looked at a few other places that were highly...

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Dear Guest Thank you in advance for Y/ most pleasant review. We are very please to know that we have made Y/ stay in our hotel most pleasant and look forward to see you again soon in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager

Florida
Reviewed May 22, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at this modern hotel - great service, great room, great restaurant. Location is not in the Old City of Coimbra but within reasonable walking distance. Surrounded by businesses and not many restaurants. Yet, the restaurant in the hotel is modern with a very nice setting - free breakfast buffet was very good. The evening buffet while...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the historic town centre of Coimbra with an outstanding view over the Mondego River. The nearest airport is in Porto which is 137 km away. Established in 2010, this city hotel aims for a leisure environment but is also ideal for conferences and business traveling. With dance as a theme this hotel has a total of 229 rooms including 27 superior rooms and 18 junior suites. This hotel is fully equipped with a large convention centre with capacity for over 600 peoples, a Health Club with Gym and Spa, 2 restaurants and a bar. It offers to all its guests a 24-hour reception and check-out service, wheelchair access and lifts, Internet Wi-Fi access, laundry services and garage parking (the last 3 items have an extra cost associated). All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer, direct line telephone, electronic safety door look, cable TV, Internet access (for an additional fee), a safe and a minibar, individually regulated air conditioning and 24 hour room service. This hotel offer free access to an outdoor swimming pool, a gym, sauna, steam room / Turkish and Jacuzzi. Guest can also visit our Spa Satsanga in search for Massages and Beauty treatments (all for an additional fee). Guests can select their breakfast from a buffet and the midday and evening meals may be enjoyed a la carte, from a buffet or in set menu form. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Gale Coimbra

Address: Rua Abel Dias Urbano 20, Coimbra 3000-001, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Central Portugal > Coimbra District > Coimbra
Price Range: $81 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Coimbra 4*
Number of rooms: 229
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“5th floor room with river view is recommended”
 of 5 bubbles 77Surrey, 3 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of Coimbra or the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles soniaEngland, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
“Try their dinner and breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles wsherman, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
“Superior room worth the upgrade, nice space and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Retiredrewired, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“We had rooms with doors leading onto the pool side. Very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles MarlMac, Sep 7, 2016 | Read review
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