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Hotel SH Villa Gadea

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this hotel in November, when the hotel is very quiet and not crowded at all. Checkin went very well. The room was very big, and so was the bathroom (= huge). Also the breakfast was great. The hotel is very clean and cozy. The nice old town of Altea is very nearby and is certainly worthwhile visiting. In... More 

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shhoteles, Quality Department. at Hotel SH Villa Gadea, responded to this review

Dear Eric, Thank you very much for giving us the highest score possible in Tripadvisor! After reading your opinion, we checked you enjoyed your "terrific stay in late autum" with us. Your comments about the staff and facilities are highly appreciated. Thank you very much for recommending us! We hope to get the chance to welcome you again as our... More 

Sotogrande, Spain
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79 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really odd hotel this one. Languishing on its own on very much the outskirts of town with nowhere to walk to, car a necessity. The hotel is on a really busy network road and have a room in the back (as we were allocated ) and there is no end to the traffic noise. The hotel was so quiet, this... More 

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shhoteles, Quality Department at Hotel SH Villa Gadea, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for having chosen SH Villa Gadea for your stay in Altea. We are sorry for not having fulfilled your expectations in some aspects; we apologize for any inconvenience and we will focus on the mentioned details in order to improve them. Regarding the room, we regret your opinion. If you had told us, we could show... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before booking this hotel I read some of the reviews and an October 2016 review stated that the pool was not heated as advertised and was freezing cold with the sea being warmer! The hotel information confirms that the third section of the pool area is heated in autumn. Because I have arthritis and can not do cold pools for... More 

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shhoteles, Quality Department at Hotel SH Villa Gadea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Firstly, we would like to thank you for the time you have taken to write this review about your experience with us. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the disappointment experienced during your stay with us and let us comment the point you highlighted. We can fully understand you after finding the 3rd pool not heated. The hotel... More 

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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second holiday at this hotel so we knew what to expect. The hotel is fairly quiet and in a location at the edge of town. Great hotel,great staff and great food. However a few avoidable silly mistakes by the management. The spa closed whilst we were there for a refurb,couldn't this have waited until after Xmas? The... More 

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shhoteles, Quality Department at Hotel SH Villa Gadea, responded to this review

Dear Colin, First of all we want to express our utmost gratitude for your comments on Tripadvisor in which you express your experiences after your stay. We very much appreciate your feedback as it is obviously gives us the opportunity to improve our levels of service in any way possible. We can fully understand your disappointment in the hotel after... More 

La Manga del Mar Menor, Spain
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First impressions, wow! Clean, comfortable spacious reception. Staff were very friendly. The bedroom was fantastic, the view from the balcony was poor. Considering the hotel was empty, I personally think this was a bad move, the rooms with a view were available. Breakfast we were told was fantastic, from reviews. We did not reserve breakfast as we planned to leave... More 

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shhoteles, Quality Department. at Hotel SH Villa Gadea, responded to this review

Dear Steve, First of all, we would like to thank you for taking the time to leave a writing review of your experience on your stay, so that we can analyse it and see those points that can be improved in order to meet our guests´ expectations. Quality is one of our priorities and has nothing to do with the... More 

Gloucester
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54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Lovely hotel, probably one of the best ones. The hotels location is not ideal as you are not in walking distance of the town, and have to rely on hiring a car or travelling in Taxi's to nearby Altea. The hotel was smart, modern and the staff were excellent. We stayed as B&B guests and there was plenty to choose... More 

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1 Thank collins14
shhoteles, Quality Department at Hotel SH Villa Gadea, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for choosing our hotel for your stay. We are delighted to read that overall you had an enjoyable stay with us. We highly appreciate your comments regarding the staff. Once again, we'd like to thank you for your feedback. It will be a pleasure for us to welcome you back in future. Best regards,... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We booked via On The Beach and we were not disappointed. The only down side was that the hotel was not within walking distance of the town and we had to catch taxi's to Altea. The hotel was well maintained, and the rooms were fabulous, and I asked for cheeky upgrade to sea view and we were happy on the... More 

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shhoteles, Quality Department. at Hotel SH Villa Gadea, responded to this review

Dear Kate, Thank you for stay with us during your holidays in Spain and thank you very much for your feedback as this will help us to improve our service. Hopefully we will welcome you back to our Hotel SH Villa Gadea. Yours sincerely, Quality Department. SH Villa Gadea Hotel More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A modern spacious hotel,comfortably furnished, some of the bedrooms were spacious as was ours with good facilities and excellent views. Breakfast was buffet style with a wide range of hot and cold food on offer and of good quality. For evening meal there was a choice of buffet or restaurant, we ate in the latter, the service was good the... More 

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shhoteles, Quality Department at Hotel SH Villa Gadea, responded to this review

Dear guest, First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave a writing review of your experience on your stay, so that we can analyse it and see those points that can be improved in order to meet our guests´ expectations. We regret your comments about location and transport. You can find in the... More 

Gourock
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was one of the best hotels that we have spent two weeks holiday at. The staff were always friendly and helpful. The food was of a high standard and plentiful. We had a large room overlooking the pools and the sea. The free return taxi service into Altea was very welcome, Altea and the surrounding area is stunning. We... More 

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shhoteles, Quality Department at Hotel SH Villa Gadea, responded to this review

Dear Rene, Thank you so much for choosing our hotel for your stay. We are delighted to read that overall you had an enjoyable stay with us. We highly appreciate your comments regarding the staff and we will share your compliments with Jan from Saga. Once again, we'd like to thank you for your feedback. It will be a pleasure... More 

BatleyWest Yorkshire
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23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Just had a 3 night stay at the Villa Gadea. This is one of the nicest hotels we have stayed in. On the plus side 1. The hotel is beautifully designed, and immaculately clean 2. Reception staff are very professional and helpful (special mention to Sorin and Coke) On the negative side 3. On arrival was delighted to note that... More 

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shhoteles, Quality Department at Hotel SH Villa Gadea, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Green, First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave a writing review of your experience on your stay, so that we can analyse it and see those points that can be improved in order to meet our guests´ expectations. We would like to inform you that we are working in facilities... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The SH Villa Gadea Hotel enjoys a privileged location, on a platform-like enclave looking out over the Mediterranean Sea in the picturesque village of Altea. Its spacious public areas and carefully chosen decor guarantee comfort and relaxation. The hotel was opened in 2005 and is completely integrated architecturally with its surroundings, faithfully reflecting the traditional style of the nearby village of Altea, whose historical quarter is a mere 3 km from the hotel. The SH Villa Gadea Hotel offers a great choice of dining options. The Thalasso Spa Centre and Thermal Club provide almost 2,000 m² of health, beauty and wellbeing (2 thermo-leisure swimming pools with sea water, counterflow river, relaxing geysers, swan-necks, bubble seats). There are also aromatic showers, Turkish baths, Roman baths, Finnish sauna and a relaxation area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel SH Villa Gadea

Address: Lugar urbanizacion Villa Gadea s/n, 03590 Altea, Spain (Formerly SH Melia Villa Gadea Beach Hotel)
Region: Spain > Valencian Country > Province of Alicante > Costa Blanca > Altea
Price Range: $127 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel SH Villa Gadea 5*
Number of rooms: 206
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“Pool views fantastic.”
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