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Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel

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Cork
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the Estrela do Vau on my very first visit to Portugal. Lovely hotel, situated between Praia da Rocha and Alvor. We had a room facing out to the front entrance with a balcony that got plenty of sun. The room was very clean and spacious. A very good hotel for families with children. It is possible to walk...

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JMVAlves, Gerente geral at Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel, responded to this review

Sometimes beautiful and laudatory words leads us to improve every day. That's what all our staff will want after reading your comments. Thanks and see you soon. When you return you will notice some differences. It is a promise. Jose Alves - General Manager

Reviewed 5 September 2016

Visited this hotel for the 2nd time, and again we were very satisfied. Hotel is located in an ideal area away from the busy streets. Rooms are spacious and clean, and daily cleaning was carried out well, The pool is nice, and this year the animation and service in the hotel bar and pool made a big improvement compared to...

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JMVAlves, Gerente geral at Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your affectionate and flattering words, that give us the strength to improve day by day. We hope to have you with us again next year. See you soon! Jose Alves - General Manager

Broendby, Denmark
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a week in Estrela do Vau: First day, we had to wait for 3½ hours for our room, which we finally got at 5 pm. The cleaning: Even though we were out playing golf all day from 8 am to 4 pm, the "cleaning" never appeared until 6 pm. "You want cleaning??" they asked, hoping we would say...

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JMVAlves, Gerente geral at Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment and regret not having matched your expectations, although there is some exaggeration in some aspects. In fact, we are not as good as we would like and we're not as bad as you write in your comment, as evidenced by the dozens of comments from other travelers. Anyway, thank you for staying with us. Jose...

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Hotel very far out taxi rides almost everywhere. Sitting on a gold mind but absolutely no interest in making money. Shop opened 4 hrs in the morning and 4 in late afternoon. Nothing on the shelves in it. Shop In hotel absolute joke opened when it suited the owner. Snack bar had the rudest man running it. Was so rude...

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JMVAlves, Gerente geral at Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. we are really far from the large centers, but most people prefer to have tranquility. We apologize for something that has not gone very well. Good luck! Jose Alves - General Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We traveled with 3 families, would not recommend at all. We were very disappointed, this hotel is very poorly maintained and is only 2/3 star hotel. There is no restaurants in the area besides the pool bar or hotel restaurant no proper supermarket and your completely isolated and have to get taxis for everything. The hotel staff were nice and...

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JMVAlves, Gerente geral at Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. Next time, before booking, we advise you to check the hotel features, including distance from the city, beach and so on and also the hotel features, number of restaurants and bars. We can never please everyone ... unfortunately! Jose Alves - General Manager

Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in the last 2 weeks of August in a group of two couples and it was absolutely fantastic. The reception staff were so helpful and helped us to overcome the small problems that we had, and all of their English is perfect. On arrival we were informed that there was a problem with our room so we...

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JMVAlves, Gerente geral at Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Rebecca, Thank you for writing this review quite detailed. We hope you'll choose us again next year and we promise to make your stay even more enjoyable. See you soon! Jose Alves - General Manager

County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Myself and my wife stayed here for a week in July and had a wonderfully relaxed holiday. The apartments were spacious and immaculately clean. We do not have children but would reccommend this hotel to anyone who does have children as they all seemed to be having a wonderfuly time with the very well organised kids club. The hotel is...

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JMVAlves, Gerente geral at Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel, responded to this review

We would like to thank you the kind words. In case of you stay with us again, we promise that we will work hard in order to make your stay even more enjoyable. All the best and hope to see you again... Jose Alves - General Manager

County Tyrone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lovely, clean apartments. Fantastic pools suitable for all ages. Staff very friendly and helpful, calling taxis and advising on where to go. Best of all was the entertainment. Everyday we were entertained by the amazing Kristina, she was the nicest, bubbliest and the most enthusiastic person I have ever met. All of the people we met said they returned to...

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JMVAlves, Gerente geral at Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for comment. On behalf of all staff and Cristina in particular, we want to thank your kind words. We really would like to welcome you again here in Turim Estrela do Vau. Regards to all family... Jose Alves - General Manager

Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stayed here for a week in July 2016, 5 adults. Nice & clean, spacious apartments, helpful & friendly staff. Was 5 minutes in a taxi to all local amenities and maybe 10-15 minute walk to the nearest beach. There's a nice relaxing bar on site along with a mini market for the essentials. There's so much to do in...

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JMVAlves, Gerente geral at Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shelle, Your comment made us very happy. We promise to be even better when you visit us next time. See you soon. Jose Alves - General Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This was our sixth visit over the last 9 years up to their ursula high standards. Spotless apartments cleaned everyday . Staff in reception so friendly but have to sat Linda is top class always a smile and so helpful. Great family resort Deirdre Casey

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JMVAlves, Gerente geral at Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel, responded to this review

We were happy with your comment and we expect you for the 10th visit to our and your hotel. See you soon! Jose Alves - General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel

Address: Praia do Vau | Sítio das Delgadas, Portimao 8500-820, Portugal (Formerly Apartamentos Estrela do Vau)
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao
Price Range: $50 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 174
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Also Known As:
Apartamentos Estrela Do Vau Portimão
Turim Estrela Do Vau Hotel Portimao, Algarve, Portugal
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Portimao
#10 Romantic Hotel in Portimao
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