Just returned after a four night last minute stay at this hotel. It's a typical tourist type hotel and really a case of you get what you pay for. Our room was clean and comfortable and the beds allowed a good nights sleep. The negatives of this hotel is the public areas which really spoiled our stay, the main lobby area which has large sofas and some chairs is very uninviting and cold, a few subtle table lamps and some flowers would make all the difference the same for the bar area which although well set out and furnished just lacks that cosy atmosphere, little wonder no one was in there during our visit. The buffet breakfast was very ordinary with the same old things every day. Tip: Go to breakfast early as the food is not changed or topped up so you can end up with scrambled eggs that have been under a hot light for hours and as for the bacon don't even attempt to eat it. The reception staff are reasonably helpful but you get the impression they are not really interested in customer service. Finally we had to pay €15 for WiFi in our room for the duration of our stay,when will hotels realise that charging for this service is turning customers away.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This hotel is located in Estoril over the beautiful sandy Tamariz beach and only 200 meters away from the Casino and Estoril Congress Center. In the proximity you'll find numerous shopping facilities and entertainment venues. Connect to the public transport network may be found within 100 m of the hotel. Cascais is situated 5 km away and the airport nearest airport is 25 km from the hotel. The hotel has a total of 126 rooms spread over 8 floors, among them 50 room with ocean view. The hotel services include wheelchair access ways, lifts, 24 hour reception service, hotel safe and free internet wi-fi in the public areas. Among the public areas you can find two restaurants, a bar and a game room. This hotel has multipurpose rooms fit for any types of events and meetings with access to multimedia devices and wireless internet connection. For additional fees, guests may take advantage of laundry services as well as garage parking. The tastefully furnished rooms are well 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. In the outdoor complex, guests will find a swimming pool and a sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols laid out ready for use. It is also possible to make use of the Health Club composed of a gym, Jacuzzi and steam room (for an additional fee) and a Spa where you can count with massages and beauty treatments also for an additional cost. The nearest golf course can be found approximately 3 km away. The restaurant offers buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner although lunch and dinner may be selected a la carte or from a set menu. Furthermore, it is possible to book a half-board stay. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Vila Gale