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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best thing about this hotel is it's location next to Vilamoura beach and a 5 minute walk to Vilamoura marina, restaurants and bars. The hotel has a good reception area, bar, spa, inside and outside swimming pools. The hotel has different category of rooms. The standard rooms are small and need upgrading but the superior rooms are spacious. The...

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Lake District UK
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 5 nights. We had a good size sea view room. It's a good hotel in a great location. NIce indoor pool and sauna etc. Helpful staff. Especially when booking golf courses and golf course transportation. They had good local knowledge and we will definitely return soon.

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Ashby de la Zouch, Leics
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have been to Vilamoura several times and this hotel is the best that I have found there. The rooms are comfortable and a good size, room 841 was in a beautiful position with a large sunny balcony and fantastic view of the Atlantic and the beach. Quite central for the marina and a few steps away from the beach....

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manchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with 15 girls to celebrate our 50th ... Lovely classy hotel, pool area lovely and rooms well equipped and spacious ... Vilamoura marina area is beautiful with plenty of eating places and bars .. So good we are returning twice this year

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your lovely review and for recommending the Vila Galé Ampalius. We are really pleased you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you will be returning, Thank you for choosing Vila Galé Hotels Kind regards Rosário Ribeiro

Millstone, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in Portugal and absolutely loved, loved, loved! Spent a few days in Vilamoura and the location was perfect for first-time visitors. Perfectly situated near the marina with all its shops, bars, restaurants. So convenient with lots to do, and right on the beach! Apparently, (who knew?) this area is super popular with golfers, as the lobby of our...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your review and are really pleased to find you have enjoyed your first stay at the Vila Galé Ampalius and our location. We hope to welcome you again in one of our Vila Galé Hotels on a future holiday. Kind regards Rosário Ribeiro

scottish borders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to this hotel and it was every bit as good as before! The rooms are very comfortable, breakfast is fabulous and the staff are so pleasant and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble! The location is perfect - overlooking the sea and beach, a short stroll from the marina and a very pleasant stroll along...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your lovely review and for recommending the Vila Galé Ampalius. We are really pleased you have enjoyed your stay with us and we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again next year ! Kind regards Rosário Ribeiro

Gloucester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

book through golfbreaks.com as the whole holiday was totally fuss free. no need to sort out airport or golf transfers. rooms were very good with balcony and nice location by the beach. reception staff excellent and there 24/7. only disappointment was there was no halal food places nearby.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your review and are really pleased to find you have enjoyed your stay and that our rooms and reception staff exceeded your expectations. We hope to welcome you again in one of our Vila Galé Hotels on a future holiday. Kind regards Rosário Ribeiro

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ThIs hotel is by far the best experience our small family has had in Vilamoura. This is our 6th trip here in Portugal and our stay here was the best by far! We a have already booked to stay here again

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your lovely review and for recommending the Vila Galé Ampalius. We are really pleased you have enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you again. Thank you for choosing the Vila Galé Hotels, Kind regards Rosário Ribeiro

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basically this is a quality hotel in a fantastic location. Many many pluses but one or two negatives I went out on a Monday on a golfing break and the staff could not havebeen more helpful in agreeing to keep my clubs in the reception office as I have a back problem. Evening meals in the hotel are excellent but...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback, as your comments are very important so we can continually improve our services. We do regret that the noise nearby has disturbed your holiday but hope we may have the opportunity to welcome you again in the Vila Galé Ampalius in the near future. Kind Regards Rosario Ribeiro

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Lovely place-couldn't fault the views. Hotel was ok and breakfast varied. Beware of travelling during the college/school breaks in Portugal-hotel is close to nightclubs which means there is noise and racing cars from the youth from 11pm to 8 am. My sister, who travelled during low season had a lovely time.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review of our hotel and taking the time to describe your impressions. We apologize for the noise as our central location may bring with it possible noise pollution. Please inform us in advance before your next visit so we may assign a more quiet room. Thank you for choosing the Vila Galé Hotels...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This attractive hotel is situated directly next to the Marina beach and is located in the tourism centre of Vilamoura. Just across the street guests will find the local casino and the marina just 100 metres away with a huge offer of shops, restaurants, bar and other entertainment attractions in the immediate vicinity. The nearest golf course lies 2 km from the hotel and it is just 50 metres to the nearest public transport connection. The hotel was built in 1992 and completely renovated in 2003. It has 357 rooms divided by 10 floors, including 84 suites suitable for families. Guests are offered a large, peaceful garden and pool area, a stylish lobby with 4 lifts, and a reception that is open to guests around the clock with a safe. It also has parking lot, a game room, a newspaper stand, a shop, a cosy bar and an air-conditioned restaurant with a non-smoking area and highchairs available for small children. The hotel is fully equipped with a conference room and the public Internet terminal room. For an additional cost guests may take advantage of the laundry service and the garage. The impeccable rooms are equipped with air conditioning, electronic safety door look, direct telephone, safe, LCD TV with Cable and Pay TV, Wi-Fi Connection (for and additional cost), Minibar and 24 hour room service, private bathroom with telephone and hair dryer. The hotel has an outdoor pool with a children's area, a snack bar, sun loungers and parasols. In addition, it offers an indoor swimming pool, a gym and a spa centre with Jacuzzi, sauna, massage service and beauty treatments. It is also possible to take advantage of offers such as tennis, golf and snooker/billiard tables. There is a fine buffet available at breakfast and in the evening. At lunch and at dinner guests may dine a la carte or chose from the set menu. It is possible to book a half-board stay. The hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, MasterCard and VISA as payment options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Gale Ampalius

Address: Alameda Praia da Marina, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-408, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Quarteira > Vilamoura
Price Range: $74 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Ampalius 4*
Number of rooms: 357
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Also Known As:
Vila Gale Ampalius Vilamoura, Portugal - Algarve
Ampalius Hotel Vilamoura
Hotel Vila Gale Ampalius
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Vilamoura
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Vilamoura
#6 Family Hotel in Vilamoura
#7 Spa Hotel in Vilamoura
#7 Luxury Hotel in Vilamoura
#11 Romantic Hotel in Vilamoura
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“Superior room i.e. 240 or 340 or 440 etc looking towards the sea”
 of 5 bubbles GolferBB, 2 days ago | Read review
“Don't think any room would dissapoint”
 of 5 bubbles missbeeManchester, 1 week ago | Read review
“Suite had beautiful view of inlet from balcony. Spacious & very comfortable! Some rooms may hear nearby club, but we had no issues.”
 of 5 bubbles Terryyk, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles romagScottishBorders, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The rooms are very spacious and the sea and Harbour views were amazing. ”
 of 5 bubbles xxxslashersxxxg, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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