We stayed here for a week (adult + 17yr and 14 yr). We stayed on half board and found plenty of choice at both breakfast and dinner. All is buffet style, and while some things suffer a little from not being freshly cooked, trays were constantly replenished and the dining room was very efficiently run. There was some hotel entertainment, but we did not take part in any of it, so would be unfair to comment. It is used by Saga holidays and there was a friendly atmosphere amongst other the guests. We were lucky with the weather and there were always plenty free loungers and only a very few occasionally 'booked' before breakfast! The hotel was clean and our room was well serviced daily. Tavira is a lovely town, acknowledging tourism, but also with local people getting on with their lives. Days trips to Spain, Faro, the island and Seville are all possible. The hotel is less than 15 mins walk to the train station. There were pleasant public areas in which to sit inside and the indoor heated pool was a bonus.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the historical city of Tavira between this picturesque old town and Ria Fromosa. Here, guests will discover a good selection of shopping and entertainment venues. The fine sandy of the dune island, Ilha de Tavira, is easily reached by ferry and the hotel bus travels to the airport several times a day. The large, excellent golf courses of Quinta da Ria and Quinta da Cima are only 11 km away. Public transport departs from stops located directly in front of the hotel; Faro airport is approximately 30 km away. Built in 2002, this popular hotel offers a total of 268 rooms spread over 3 floors, of which 22 connecting rooms and 6 junior suites suitable for families. Amongst the facilities you will find a stylish reception area with 24-hour service and lifts, free Wi-Fi Internet connection in public areas, a currency exchange desk, a game room and a Kids Club. The hotel is equipped with wheelchair access ways and an air-conditioning. You may take advantage of a restaurant with non-smoking areas and highchairs for infants, two hotel bars, a gaming room, a garden and outdoor areas such as the playground for kids. For and additional cost you may use the hotel safe, the laundry service or the garage. All the rooms have been tastefully furnished and offer air conditioning, electronic safety door look, direct telephone, LCD TV with Cable and Pay TV, Wi-Fi Connection and safe (for and additional cost), Minibar and 24 hour room service, private bathroom with telephone and hair dryer. There is an outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers and parasols all around and a garden area. The hotel is equipped with a Health Club which is composed with indoor heated pool, a Jacuzzi, a steam room and a gym. There is also the possibility for our guests to have massages and beauty treatments. Guests may select their breakfast, lunch and dinner from a wide buffet. Lunch and dinner may be chosen a la carte. Special dietary requirements, as well as individual-specific menus, may be catered to and it is possible to book a half-board stay. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Vila Gale Tavira Hotel Tavira
- Vila Gale Hotel Tavira