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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This review contains urgent holiday information and so please read the whole piece. The hotel is almost on the beach, quite nice, staff very friendly and helpful, facilities good and worthy of 4 stars. The hotel is large and so breakfast is a bit of a 'free for all' buffet and if a lot of people are staying they will...

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VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale Ampalius, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your detailed comments as they are very importante and will help us to improve our standards and service. We have taken note regarding our rooms, and inform that the upper halls have recently been renovated hoping this will improve our guests comfort and satisfaction. We apologize for the noise. Our central location brings with it...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First things first, this is not a pretty hotel, I'm guessing it was built in the 70's ?? However it does have some good bits. The rooms are spacious and kept very clean by the lovely housekeeping staff, they are a little dated but comfy and the bathroom was large and well designed. We had an extra bed in our...

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VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale Ampalius, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for taking time to make your review about our Hotel. We were pleased to hear the positive points that you referred and we took due note of the negative ones which we will work on to improve. It will be a pleasure for us to welcome you back at Vila Gale in Portugal...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent Hotel. Top class service. Located on the beach. You can walk to the beach and enjoy the sun. Excellent sea view rooms. Breakfast was also very nice with plenty of options. Pool side bar was a perfect location to enjoy Sangria. Indoor Pool and Jacuzzi was also very good and enjoyable. Overall a prefect location for a fun filled...

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VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Ampalius, responded to this review

Dear Guest First of all, thank you for taking time to make your review about our Hotel, as we are very pleased to find that you enjoyed your stay and have been able to exeed your expecations, It will be a pleasure for us to welcome you back at Vila Gale in Portugal or Brazil. Kind regards, Rosário Ribeiro

Letterkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having booked last minute flights for a 4 night break in Vilamoura I booked this hotel on previous reviews and was not disappointed. We were shuttled to the hotel by a taxi service booked through the hotel. It cost €30 for the return trip and was so worth it. After an early morning flight we arrived 3 hours early to...

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VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale Ampalius, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review as weare very pleased to find that you enjoyed your stay at the Ampalius and have been able to exceed your expectations. Thank you for recommending and it will be a great pleasure for us to welcome you back at the Vila Gale Ampalius or another Vila Galé Hotel. Kind regards Rosário...

Woodford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the second time we have stayed at this hotel and it ticks all the boxes. Staff very helpful and friendly. The rooms are a bit tired and could do with some modernisation but should not put anyone off from staying here. Tea & coffee facilities in the room would be a nice addition. Plenty of storage in the...

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VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale Ampalius, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post your review of the Vila Galé Ampalius, as we are very pleased you have enjoyed your second stay with us. We have renovated the reception and upper floor corredores access to rooms hoping this will improve our guests cmfort and satisfaction. Tea and coffee facilities are available to all guests...

Bonheiden, Belgium
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

perfect location next to the beach and the port; when it is too cold outside one can use the heated indoor swimming pool; junior suites with sea view can easily accomodate 4 persons and have small kitchen with refrigerator; excellent breakfast and dinner buffets; excellent wines at reasonable prices; overall great experience

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VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale Ampalius, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your review and are really pleased to find you have enjoyed your stay at the Vila Galé Ampalius and our excellent location. We hope to welcome you again in one of our Vila Galé Hotels on a future holiday. Kind regards Rosário Ribeiro

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is very good in every regard. Location is superb, just a few minutes to the beach, the bus stop, the marina........ We stayed for 5 days and all the staff were helpful and pleasant. Some money has been spent here on the indoor pool, spa, gym etc. Which we used a few times. Hotel is spotless and very clean...

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VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale Ampalius, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review as we are very pleased to find you have enjoyed your stay at the Vila Galé Ampalius, and that we have been able to meet your expectations. We have just recently renovated our reception and upper room floors hoping this will improve our guests comfort and satisfaction. Thank you for choosing the...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, fantastic breakfast, room was clean, modern and house keepers came daily with fresh towels. Had a wonderful stay. Beach was a 2 minute walk and the marina was a 5 minute walk. Would definitely stay again and recommend to friends and family.

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VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale Ampalius, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review as we are very pleased to find you have enjoyed your stay at the Vila Galé Ampalius, and that we have been able to meet your expectations. Thank you for recommending us and hope to welcome you again in a near future kind regards Rosário Ribeiro

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 7 days at this hotel leaving it on 6th April. We had a warm welcome and lots of help from the staff especially with bus timetables etc. We had a great sea view room which was spacious and very comfortable and really enjoyed the buffet breakfast which offered plenty of choice between continental and their equivalent of 'Full...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review as we are pleased to find you have enjoyed your stay and were able to meet your expectations. We were pleased to hear that you enjoyed our SPA. Every month we have new promotions for treatments and massages. Hoping you may visit us again on a future holiday and thank you for...

Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Vila Gale Ampulius last week, weather was around 27 each day. The hotel was clean and modern. The breakfast dining was good normal buffet breakfast no issues. We stayed in a senior suite which had two rooms upstairs each with toilet shower and bath, rooms both had TVs and 1 has a balcony with sea view...

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Dear Guest First of all, thank you for taking the time to post your review about our Hotel, which we kindly appreciate. It is with great satisfaction to find that you enjoyed your stay here at the Vila Galé Ampalius and that you find our staff very friendly. It will be a pleasure for us to welcome you back at...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This attractive hotel is situated directly next to the Marina beach and is located in the tourism centre of Vilamoura. Just across the street guests will find the local casino and the marina just 100 metres away with a huge offer of shops, restaurants, bar and other entertainment attractions in the immediate vicinity. The nearest golf course lies 2 km from the hotel and it is just 50 metres to the nearest public transport connection. The hotel was built in 1992 and completely renovated in 2003. It has 357 rooms divided by 10 floors, including 84 suites suitable for families. Guests are offered a large, peaceful garden and pool area, a stylish lobby with 4 lifts, and a reception that is open to guests around the clock with a safe. It also has parking lot, a game room, a newspaper stand, a shop, a cosy bar and an air-conditioned restaurant with a non-smoking area and highchairs available for small children. The hotel is fully equipped with a conference room and the public Internet terminal room. For an additional cost guests may take advantage of the laundry service and the garage. The impeccable rooms are 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. The hotel has an outdoor pool with a children's area, a snack bar, sun loungers and parasols. In addition, it offers an indoor swimming pool, a gym and a spa centre with Jacuzzi, sauna, massage service and beauty treatments. It is also possible to take advantage of offers such as tennis, golf and snooker/billiard tables. There is a fine buffet available at breakfast and in the evening. At lunch and at dinner guests may dine a la carte or chose from the set menu. It is possible to book a half-board stay. The hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, MasterCard and VISA as payment options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Gale Ampalius

Address: Alameda Praia da Marina, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-408, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Quarteira > Vilamoura
Price Range: $133 - $366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Ampalius 4*
Number of rooms: 357
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Also Known As:
Vila Gale Ampalius Vilamoura, Portugal - Algarve
Ampalius Hotel Vilamoura
Hotel Vila Gale Ampalius
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Vilamoura
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Vilamoura
#6 Family Hotel in Vilamoura
#7 Spa Hotel in Vilamoura
#7 Luxury Hotel in Vilamoura
#11 Romantic Hotel in Vilamoura
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“Upper floors on the eastern side for a quieter experience”
PeterDJR, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The hotel has a very sunny and a very shady side so choose well. The higher you are, the better the view.”
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“Up grade to a Seaview room, the facilities are excellent”
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