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Hotel Vila Gale Tavira, Tavira

4-star4 stars
Rua 4 de Octubro s/nTavira8800-362Portugal

4-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Roman Bridge
  • Free breakfast and free WiFi
Very Good8.2
Location
Great location
Pool
Great pool
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Bar and Beverages
Bar could improve
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Hotel Vila Gale Tavira, Tavira

from $101
  • Twin Room (Single Use)
  • Standard Twin Room (2 Adults)
  • Twin Room, Pool View (2 Adults)
  • Family Room, Connecting Rooms
  • Twin Room, Pool View (Single Use)
  • Standard Twin Room (2 Adults + 1 Child)
  • Standard Twin Room (3 Adults)
  • Twin Room, Pool View (2 Adults + 1 Child)
  • Twin Room, Pool View (3 Adults)
  • Junior Suite
  • Junior Suite (2 Adults + 2 Children)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 268 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Self parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa tub
  • Children's pool
  • Steam room
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 5
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Fitness classes on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Hotel Vila Gale Tavira, Tavira’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Tavira Vila Gale
  • Vila Gale Tavira Hotel
  • Vila Gale Tavira Hotel Tavira
  • Vila Gale Albacora Hotel
  • Vila Gale Albacora Tavira
  • Hotel Vila Gale
  • Hotel Vila Gale Tavira
  • Tavira Hotel Vila Gale
  • Tavira Vila Gale
  • Tavira Vila Gale Hotel
  • Vila Gale Hotel
  • Vila Gale Hotel Tavira
  • Vila Gale Tavira

Policies

Children under 12 years old have access to the indoor pool from 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM; adult supervision is required. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or health club without adult supervision.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility or spa tub.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 36.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 18.00 (from 4 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 150.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 75.00 (from 4 to 12 years old)

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 7.50 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Vila Gale Tavira, Tavira

Landmarks

  • Heart of Tavira
  • Roman Bridge - 7 min walk
  • Tavira Castle - 9 min walk
  • Alvaro de Campos Municipal Library - 4 min walk
  • Praca da Republica - 7 min walk
  • Misericordia Church - 7 min walk
  • Palacio da Galeria Museum - 7 min walk
  • Mother Church of Santa Maria do Castelo - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 33 min drive
  • Tavira Station - 14 min walk
  • Vila Real Santo Antonio Cacela Station - 18 min drive
  • Castro Marim Station - 25 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 178 reviews

Hotel Vila Gale Tavira, Tavira
Very Good8.0
Great stay in Tavira
We definitely enjoyed our stay at Vila Gale Tavira. The location is excellent within a 5 minute walk to the ferry to Ilha da Tavira as well as restaurants and shopping. The pool was key for us. Even with all the beautiful beaches, its nice to hang out by the pool with our little one before and/or after the beach. The breakfast was great to with everything you could ask for. There was nightly entertainment at the bar which we enjoyed before heading out to dinner each night. The parking was a bit awkward. I would have appreciated instructions ahead of time. For convenience, we ended up parking in the garage below the hotel but it was very dark and there is no signage as to how to get back up to the hotel. The games and activities for kids was also very limited: from 11am-noon ONLY. Apparently they are very concerned with people walking away with their ping pong rackets and their balls for the knock-down-the-cans -game so they only allow games to be played for that one hour and they are supervised. I found that very odd. Overall Tavira is very quiet but it was a nice change of pace from where we usually go (Albufeira). The rooms need updating. It was more of a 3star by U.S. standards but still comfortable nonetheless.
Suzie, us3 night family trip
Hotel Vila Gale Tavira, Tavira
Fair4.0
Not good for a quiet stay.
The front desk staff is grossly understaffed making my check-in and check-out at least an hour each. This is a cheap hotel with a big pool. The pool area is loud and chaotic filled with little kids and their parents. The buffet breakfast is exactly the same and the quality is POOR! however it is close to the main eating and shopping areas of Tavira and close to the dock to get to the beach island. I would not stay here again.
Matthew, usRomance trip
Hotel Vila Gale Tavira, Tavira
Fair4.0
How does this place earn 4 stars???
Upon arrival, staff was not welcoming at all. In fact, staff was mostly indifferent, unhelpful or unavailable. I was given a room that was possibly the noisiest in the hotel, even though there were plenty of other rooms available. I believe it was because I was a single woman. The room's furniture and wood trim was battered and seemingly water-damaged. The room was worn and weary.
ROSE, us2 night trip
Hotel Vila Gale Tavira, Tavira
Exceptional10.0
Weekend away
This is a lovely hotel, it is in a great location being an easy walk into town centre with plenty of on street parking. The staff are all polite and very helpful. We live in the Algarve and enjoy a night or two in Tavira, this hotel is perfect. Great for families or couples, I would not hesitate to reccommend this hotel.
rosemary, us1 night romance trip
Hotel Vila Gale Tavira, Tavira
Very Good8.0
Where do you put your clothes??
Everything about the hotel was as good as usual ( our 6th visit ), except WHERE ARE YOU MEANT TO PUT YOUR CLOTHES IN YOUR ROOM?? As a couple we had one large and two small suitcases, and 4 small drawers and 10 hangers to put all our clothes. I feel that is a ridiculous and totally unsatisfactory situation, meaning we had to "live out of our cases". I can only suggest it will discourage people from booking the hotel, especially as i am sure it is likely that many more visitors will indicate the same dissatisfaction as I am doing at this arrangement. We have stayed in the same room before, and where previously there had been drawers under the large desk/table these have been removed so that the view is now of 2 power sockets and 3 plug points. Does the hotel or the hotel group think that is more pleasing? I certainly do not!!
Alec, gbRomance trip

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Hotel Vila Gale Tavira, Tavira

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