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Vila Gale Lagos

Hotels.comUSD 156*
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#7 of 50 Hotels in Lagos
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely well-kept hotel with nice staff and customer service overall. However, it is slightly isolated with no shops (convenience store, restaurants, cafes) nearby. It is however, very close (5 minute walk) to the Praia Meia beach which is primarily why we chose it. BEACH - MARINA - LAGOS To get to the beach you have to cross...

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VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Gale Lagos, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your recent stay. All comments and suggestions from our customers are extremely important and it helps us to correct any deficiencies and improve the level of our services. Hoping to welcome you again in a near future in one of our 27 hotels at Portugal or Brazil "Always Close to You"....

Belfast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from an Easter break with family - 2 kids aged 14 & 10. Stayed in a Junior suite overlooking kids play area. I agree with the reviews that the clientele is older - which suited us lovely as I hate a hotel overrun with unruly children. Food lovely, limited childrens options but excellent quality. Good variation and choice....

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VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Gale Lagos, responded to this review

Dear TVOR, So good to know that you had such a positive holiday experience at Vila Galé Lagos hotel and a big thank you for sharing it on tripadvisor. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again in one of our 20 hotels in Portugal "Always Close to You"! Warm regards. Sofia Ribeiro

london
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I need to be fair to this hotel, as there a really good points and some others where I think things could be improved. This is a good hotel. There I have said it. Its clean, modern, and comfortable. If I was doing a few days stay here for business I'd be very happy. What it isn't is a great...

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VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Gale Lagos, responded to this review

Dear no1anorak, First of all thank you for your comments that will allow us to improve our services. We can ensure that all your comments are going to be deeply analysed and every issues that you mention will be sorted out. We thank you for the time taken to post your review and hope that we can welcome you again...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fault, I did not research the hotel enough. It looks cool online, but that cool disappears the first morning when you have to fight for an (OK) buffet with coach loads of German pensioners. not my idea of fun, first thing in the morning. I tried to join the same people to watch an important Champions League game in...

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VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Gale Lagos, responded to this review

Dear tolchontour, Thank you for your review regarding your stay at Vila Gale Lagos. We are so pleased to read that you had a pleasant stay with the support of our team. We do our utmost to present our services & facilities for our guests to be able to enjoy their stay to the fullest. We do hope to welcome...

Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Just home from 5 nights stay with my wife an child(1year an 7months), beautiful area with a lovely sea few. Nice rooms with good big bed. Outdoor pool is really nice(a little cold tho) an the area is kept very clean. Staff were nice an friendly, only problem (not the hotels fault) i had was it seem to be more...

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VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Gale Lagos, responded to this review

Dear Guest, So good to know that you had such a positive holiday experience at Vila Galé Lagos hotel and a big thank you for sharing it on tripadvisor. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again in one of our 27 hotels in Portugal and Brasil "Always Close to You"! Warm regards. Sofia Ribeiro

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Hotel is clean on the whole and food is of moderate standard.The hotel feels understaffed and the service you recieve really shows this. Do not have a ground floor room as the hotel is so noisy on an evening and you can hear any movements from above. All in not a bad place and some small improvements in service could...

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Shediac, Canada
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great place, beautiful property and service. Highly recommended. Easy process from check in to check out. Buffet breakfast had great selection, everything you want. Beach is across the road short walk from pool area.

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949sofia, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale Lagos, responded to this review

Dear Guest, So good to know that you had such a positive holiday experience at Vila Galé Lagos hotel and a big thank you for sharing it on tripadvisor. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again in one of our 20 hotels in Portugal "Always Close to You"! Warm regards. Sofia Ribeiro

Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Good all inclusive hotel but could do better. Currently on day 4 of a 7 day holiday lovely hotel and staff ,outside area is clean and well kept our room 3001 is great I emailed ahead of our stay and requested a quiet room on 3rd floor which is exactly what we got (thank you ). Breakfast times are busy...

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Germany
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The outdoor pool area is done really nice. Grounds lovely as well. The time I was there, there were large tour groups staying in the hotel, felt like in a senior citizen home. Breakfast is served in a large and sterile feeling restaurant by mostly uninterested employees, also very loud when the tour groups arrives. Buffet wasn't replenished fast enough...

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VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Gale Lagos, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. RosiS, Firstly, I would like to thank you for your preference in choosing Vila Galé Lagos for your holidays. We were sorry to hear about your experience during your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of Vila Galé Lagos, I would like to offer our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience these experiences have caused you. We are...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My first visit to Portugal, believe it or not, and we went with some friends to Lagos, staying at the Vila Gale for a week. First impressions were very good, a spacious 4 star looking hotel with acres of space inside and out and a large swimming pool. So running through the good points first: We checked in via a...

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VilaGaleHotels, Manager at Vila Gale Lagos, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First off all I regret to know that we were not able to meet your holiday needs. Secondly I thank you for the feedback in particular about our reception staff. I would like you know that I took good note of your comments. Internal mesures has been taken to improved our services. We would be most pleased to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located on the beach front, along the sandy Meia Praia beach. It is the new reference point on the Western Algarve Coast. The closest train station is about 1.5 km away and Faro Airport is about 85 km away from the hotel. Occupying an 85-thousand square metre area, the building faces the ocean and allows for an optimised view from the hotel's rooms. There are 168 guest rooms in total. The premises are air-conditioned and guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and 24-hour check-out services. Facilities at the beach hotel include lift access, a hotel safe, TV lounge, children's playground, children's club, bar and a restaurant. As far as business activities and conventions are concerned, the facilities have a large convention centre which is 1100 m² in size and wireless Internet access is available for a fee. Guests can take advantage of the hotel's room and laundry services (the latter for a fee) and leave their vehicles in the car park or garage (the latter incurs an additional fee). The hotel offers its guests spacious and comfortable rooms with LCD TV with national and international channels with access to a film menu providing entertainment and information. For guests' convenience, there is a lounge area with a table and work desk with a wireless Internet connection for laptops (for an additional cost), minibar, radio and electronic safety lock. The en suite bathroom has a shower, bath, hairdryer and toiletry kit. Individually regulated air conditioning and individually regulated heating are provided. Private balconies for enjoying views of the hotel's surrounding areas also come as standard. Guests can take a refreshing dip in the hotel's swimming pool where there is also a children's swimming area, poolside snack bar, and sun loungers and parasols available on the sun terrace. This hotel offers guests all the comforts of a real resort. Located in front of the beach, they can enjoy either the swimming pool or the beach. Guests can also unwind in our Spa, Satsanga, with Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and it offers a spa where guests can pamper themselves with a massage or spa treatment (extra fees apply). There are also 3 tennis courts, pool/snooker, bowling and golf as well (all for extra fees). Moreover, the hotel organises an entertainment programme for children. Breakfast and dinner may be chosen from a wide breakfast buffet. Lunch and dinner can also be taken a la carte. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Gale Lagos

Address: Estrada Meia Praia, Lagos 8600-315, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Lagos
Price Range: $114 - $1,913 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Lagos 4*
Number of rooms: 306
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#1 Family Hotel in Lagos
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Lagos
#5 Luxury Hotel in Lagos
#5 Spa Hotel in Lagos
#10 Romantic Hotel in Lagos
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“Try and book one of the 8 rooms that actually have a beach view and ask for the top floor.”
DavidandMichele2017, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms have access to a patio but you can only lock the patio door from the inside.”
stephensO6036VY, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“Sea View rooms a must”
  • Sea-View Room
  • Pool tables in the Bar
CrazyAlman, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Junior Suite Room for four people half board basis”
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“3rd floor has good view of the sea and pool”
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