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Vila Gale Tavira

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2012

A good hotel with all the facilities you would require - good pool, pleasant and helpful staff, bar, great breakfast, room fridge. The main issue was the poor acoustics in the hotel and the echo of every door closing, shower running and toilet flushing resonating - pretty annoying when the hotel was packed with golfers and SAGA holiday guests who...

2Thank paul186470
Cobham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2012

I went with a bunch of golfers and the hotel was more than adequate. Comfortable large double rooms for single guys. Helpful receptionist. Breakfast buffet was substantial and kept us going for the days golf. Bar stayed open late and the pool was large with comfortable sun beds. The hotel is modern; not luxurious but quite acceptable. Tavira is a...

Thank foxdown88
Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2012

We wanted to stay at the Hotel Porta Nova but it was full, so went for the Vila Gale for 2 nights. We hadn't booked as we didn't expect to be here so soon. I thought the hotel was lovely, I asked for a room overlooking the fish market and river, as I didn't think the upgrade was worth the...

6Thank chrystiannehayes
Llandudno, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2012

My wife and spent two nights at this hotel and enjoyed a very relaxing experience. The room was clean and comfortable and the air conditioning very good indeed. The breakfast buffet at the hotel was excellent every morning, but we did not eat lunch or dinner there. That was because it's an easy walk into the town where there is...

2Thank DJTandy
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2012

Just returned from one week in Vila Gale Tavira. First impression of Tavira was daunting, house wall paint peeling, exposed stone and a bit run-doiwn in places. However the Hotel is on flat land near the river (3mins) and salt pans, and 5/6 minutes walk into town. (take the circular but outside the hotel to see some of the more...

2Thank glowworm186408
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2012

a lovely small hotel that has what you need: it's clean, efficient, friendly. didn't eat dinner there because a few said it was just ok, and the location is terrific: you can walk to the pretty and safe town in five minutes and choose from dozens of great restaurants. beds were comfortable, bathroom big, aircon worked well once we'd had...

Thank Hierbenik
Benfleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2012

Had a lovely four night there very nice swimming pool nice to , and a very nice and friendly coffee bar across the road,would stay there again nice and relaxing stay, did not think much of Tavira is a bit run down around the hotel.not to bad in town.

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 21 September 2012

HOTEL. Having read reviews we booked this Hotel with high expectations. However, having requested a Pool view we were given a room overlooking the Main Rd on asking to be moved we were told that that would be possible when a room was available,but with an extra 11 Euro's per night. The Receptionist was very curt and unhelpful. The Pool...

2Thank Snoozeedog
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2012

Thanks to reviews we asked for a room facing the pool - good move. No late night entertainment so no noise. Entertainment is inddoors, mainly easy listening music/ wine tasting. The hotel is built in a hollow square so the other rooms looked over the town/streets. The salt flats alongside the river to the sea are close by and some...

3Thank 578PatriciaB
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Booked a week holiday here and asked for with sea or pool view. On recieving the hotel voucher it stated " sea view room." On arrival did not get either view. Our view was of the town Tavira which was tatty, smelly and noisy. On looking around the hotel we discovered it was impossible to get a sea view as...

13Thank HelenJj

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
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 

Additional Information about Vila Gale Tavira

Address: Rua 4 de Outubro, Tavira 8800-362, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Tavira
Price Range: ₹ 4,976 - ₹ 12,112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Tavira 4*
Number of rooms: 268
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Also Known As:
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Vila Gale Hotel Tavira
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Tavira
#2 Spa Hotel in Tavira
#6 Luxury Hotel in Tavira
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“We had ground floor pool view - great for sun bathing as we were south facing”
 of 5 bubbles MaryTh999, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“Chose inside overlooking pool. Outside rom overlook busy roads.”
 of 5 bubbles davidgA3072HA, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms over the pool are the bes”
 of 5 bubbles MaryCork, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I prefer higher floor and a pool facing view.”
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