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Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel and Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is located a stone's throw away from the beach with many of the rooms looking out to the beach and sea. There is a Lidl and other European supermarket within walking distance as well as ATM machines. Unfortunately, you cannot exchange money at the hotel reception. There is also bus stop right outside the hotel, which can take...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely, comfortable stay, good location, excellent service from staff. Recommend you try the restaurant. A short walk to the water front, nice fora stroll in either direction particularly towards the mouth of the river. Hotel provides cycle hire as do a number of nearby locations.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a week from 8th March. We had a room on the 4th floor with stunning sea views. Our room was refurbished with a fully tiled bathroom and lovely walk in shower, the room was large, with a huge comfortable bed. The location is perfect for long walks along the coast to the left of the hotel...

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Just home from an amazing 3night stay. Room was lovely and the view stunning. All the staff were friendly, attentive and couldnt do enough for us. The area is great as you get the best of both worlds, sea views and an easy 20min bus ride (no. 11 was best) into the main attractions. Cant recommend enough, we are already...

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Thank Michelle J
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic stay at the Golden Tulip Hotel with an ocean view from the room. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Excellent links to Porto (Trindade) via Cais de Gaia on number 11 bus - approx 20 mins. Didn't have a chance to check out the spa/pool facilities as there were too many things to do/see in Gaia...

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Thank Katie981
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

First impressions count, and when arriving at The Golden Tulip the frontage is quite disappointing! There is a lot of algae on the mosaic in front of the entrance & the planters and decorative walls are in desperate need of some attention!! The reception area whilst old is welcoming, and staff are extremely pleasant & helpful. The bedroom was really...

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Thank Bob H
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is not the best hotel in town but the rooms are more or less ok. We had luck to get a room with sea view. Air Condition didn't work. Breakfast is average (every day the same). The pool area is not 100% clean and the steam bath isn't working in the men area. The sauna worked at least in...

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Thank Mike S
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

the staff in the hotel is great and the location is good, close to the sea. we head a double room with a third bed in the third floor. i'm sure that this hotel has been looking great in the past. the breakfast is ok, the rooms not dirty and more or less ok. the spa area is ok but...

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Thank Austria1965
Massama, Portugal
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My room 407, only has a window no balcony, but its at 5ft from floor, (1.5m) so cant really stand to watch nothing at all. Breakfast, really disappointed for a 4*, its a really basic breakfast ( same as 2* hotels) and the A/C works.. but no cold at all. Even when complained said its "working"... but them majority of...

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GoldenTulipPorto, Gerente geral at Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for the preference and comment. Please note that the rooms are subject to permanent preventive maintenance therefore, the situation mentioned will be transitory. We regret that your stay has not been full satisfactory, what we hope will succeed in a future visit. Best regards, General Manager

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We enjoyed the location of this hotel, out from the city after our travels around Spain & Portugal this was a welcome respite with lovely ocean views from the enclosed balcony from our room. Our room was spacious, clean with a small fridge which you do not often get in European hotel rooms. The bed was comfortable and the furniture...

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GoldenTulipPorto, Gerente geral at Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the preference and comment, which we will share with our team. We look forward to your return soon. Best regards, General Manager

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at Praia de Lavadores, next to Douro's and only 10 minutes from Oporto's Historical City Centre, Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel & SPA offers an absolutely amazing view, starting with its 57 rooms, all decorated with quality and comfort so you can daily enjoy the splendor and magnificence of the Atlantic Ocean. Equipped with a large variety of facilities and services, such as 57 rooms, the "Casa Branca Restaurant", the Baccus Bar, the Alvarez Bar, Health Club with indoor heated pool, sauna, gym, Jacuzzi and Turkish bath, Golden Sense SPA with relaxing and beauty rituals, 6 meeting and banqueting rooms, Wi-Fi Internet, Room Service, Laundry Service, parking facilities, insuring all the quality and accuracy in details that qualifies our taste for welcoming and providing you an unforgettable stay. Let yourself be enthralled by the delicious local gastronomy at "Casa Branca Restaurant", where the traditional flavours mix with the most famous regional wines. In perfect harmony with nature, Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel & SPA it's strategically located 6km from Oporto City Centre, 50 km from Aveiro, 50 km from Braga and just 20 km away from the International Oporto Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel and Spa

Address: Rua de Belgica 86 | Praia de Lavadores, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-044, Portugal (Formerly Casa Branca Beach & Golf Hotel)
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Vila Nova de Gaia
Price Range: $99 - $433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Casa Branca Beach And Golf Hotel
Casa Branca Beach Hotel
Hotel Casa Branca Beach
Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel And Spa Portugal/Vila Nova De Gaia
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#7 Luxury Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
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“Ensure you get an ocean-view........spectacular! Avoid the Restaurant!”
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  • lookingou from the balcony over the lawn
bobhN105MJ, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with balcony and south view, its better. ( Rooms in x07 to x13)”
213luisc, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view room”
336JohnH336, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Find somewhere else lol”
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“maybe front room don't have the noise of the engines”
Pugatova, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
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