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    Hotel Baia Cristal

    Vale de Centianes, Carvoeiro 8400-525, Portugal
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good39%
    • Average23%
    • Poor8%
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    “sea view” (34 reviews)
    “minute walk” (22 reviews)
    Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 297 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Rooms lovely and clean. Beds comfortable. Staff friendly - free transfer bus to the town/hotel. Pools have cold water despite the sunny weather. Buffet food cold, need to plan evening arrival to coincide with hot food. Not had hot vegetables on any evening yet.

    Thank MrsIM31
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This hotel is situated in a very strategic position in the best part of the Algarve near wonderful beaches and caves. Go out for a walk in direction Carvoeiro and you will understand how beautiful it is also in the nearby. No block of flats,...More

    Thank Spira2014
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Have visited Carvoeiro many times but this was our first visit to Baia Cristal and unfortunately will be our last in this hotel. It is advertised as 4 star but is clearly not to this standard - the main areas are clean & modern but...More

    1  Thank Sheila M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Just returned today with all my family at the Baia Cristal. Got to say, room more spacious than I imagined - beds comfortable & all very clean. Pool towels available at reception which were good size. Pool area clean and well maintained- always saw people...More

    1  Thank Gustavo M
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I am visiting this hotel with my partner for the 6th time in 3 years on 15th September. I am not one for reviews but after reading the comments below I felt obliged to re-assure anybody looking at this hotel that absolutely no way is...More

    1  Thank AndyandSarah2017
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Heated pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$38 - US$1,101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Spa Hotel in Carvoeiro
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Carvoeiro
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Carvoeiro
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 121
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    • Location
    • Portugal >
    • Algarve >
    • Faro District >
    • Carvoeiro
    • Also Known As
    • Baia Cristal Hotel ,
    • Baia Cristal Vale Centianes
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    lbelfastlindyloo
    9 September 2017|
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    Response from Mad_bird35 | Reviewed this property |
    You have a service where you can pay for it but not iron yourself.
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    Mark D
    30 August 2017|
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    Response from TriciaG18 | Reviewed this property |
    Not in ours.
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    23 August 2017|
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    Room Tips
    "all hote are really clean and comfortable 5 starts food."
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    "Balcony see view probably best but all rooms are great. You wake up to the sun in Portugal. Need I say more."
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    "Rooms round the car park area at rear are quieter"
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    "The rooms away form the pool would be quieter in the evenings"
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