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Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited as two couples, the men to play golf, the women to explore the area and sit in the sun, the hotel was excellent, it exceeded our expectations. The breakfast was stunning the choice endless, with a lovely lady cooking fresh omelettes on request, we dined on Valentine's night in The grill restaurant, a fine food venue. They could...

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Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've eaten here a couple of times now as a guest of a friend, but sadly I cannot say I was impressed on either occasion. The food is fairly standard hotel stuff, nothing to get excited about - especially not the chips! The service was great though and staff were very friendly and helpful. The decor is nice and looking...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First time at Penina and definitely won't be the last. Staff are excellent. Food in both restaurants was good and in the Grill exceptional. The Director of Golf, Salvador, joined our group one evening and asked our opinions on the course and told us of the plans for the future. The Championship course was in good condition and the greens...

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G R, Guest Relations Manager at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review "A great experience for golfers of all abilities.", which has made us very happy. Our teams are committed in providing the best service to our guests, and it is most rewarding to read on TripAdvisor that the staff are excellent and the Director of Golf was especially attentive on this occasion, which overall...

La Clusaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just have my 70th birthday at Penina. My family and I had such a great time there. The staff were outstanding and made us feel so welcome. The food in the restaurants was superb and 'The Grill' is like a Michelin Star experience. The golf course was also great. Some of the best greens I have played on...

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G R, Guest Relations Manager at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were honoured to welcome you and your family for such a special occasion, and we feel rewarded to read your review and learn that our staff have contributed to a great experience. Your wonderful comments about the hotel, the restaurants, in particular Le Grill, the golf and the attentiveness of our staff, have been shared with the...

Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

As an escape from the winter blues at home, this was just perfect. The main course is right on the doorstep and is in great condition. I would imagine that in summer it may get a bit too busy, but at this time of year (early February) we were never held up at all. The other two courses are not...

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G R, Guest Relations Manager at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for this wonderful testimony of a perfect winter golfing holiday, at our Resort. As a golfer your feedback is very important for us, and is a great help for those who may be pondering to reserve a winter golfing trip to the Algarve. From the moment of arrival our teams looked after you, with our friendly...

UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Penina quite a few times over the years and have never been disappointed. Staff turnover must be really low because we are always pleased to see the same friendly faces year after year. The staff are invariably excellent, friendly, thoughtful and efficient - a real credit to the hotel. It's an old fashioned hotel in some ways...

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G R, Guest Relations Manager at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to post a review after another excellent golf trip to Penina. We are extremely happy to read that you have been with us a few times over the years, and your feedback is most valuable to us. We have shared your wonderful comments with our staff, as it...

Widen, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to Penina for many years. I have organized golf groups for training weeks, as well as family vacations with young children. I can not say enough about the hotel. The staff are extremely freindly and professional. All the restaurants serve great food. The golf courses are fantastic, since the new golf director has arrived the quality...

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G R, Guest Relations Manager at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! It is most rewarding for us to read your review mentioning your various visits to our Resort, as a group organizer and on family vacations. The hotel, the friendly and professional attitude of our staff, the restaurants, the golf courses were according to your requirements, which is highly motivating. A...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is still a nice place but could be so much better.In need of a refurb. You can see that the hotel has been something special indeed but now it's starting to feel a bit old. The gym is quite small and there is no spa.They do have a sauna which they charge €10 for which is probably why nobody...

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G R, Guest Relations Manager at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We reviewed your comments regarding your stay with us in November 2016, and we appreciate the fact that you took the time and trouble to give us a detailed feedback. We have noted that according to your opinion this was an overall pleasant experience. On a positive note you have kindly mentioned the top class dining experience at...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 8 friends recently stayed in the Penina Hotel& Golf Resort. This is our 3rd visit there at this time of year. We have enjoyed our stay in this hotel although it is definitely in need of a makeover.The decor is rather shabby . The bedrooms are small but comfortable with the welcome addition of a coffee machine...

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G R, Guest Relations Manager at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for having chosen our Resort for your golfing break over the past few years, and for letting us know that the 3rd visit was again a pleasant experience for you and your group of 8 friends. We are glad to read that you have appreciated the new coffee machine, and that the buffet breakfast...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We come here in the summer but needed a break so decided to also come here in November, uncertain if it would be as good, and we were so glad we did ! Weather was too cold to use the pool but it was sunny and only a little rain, temperature up to the early 20Cs, the Championship and Resort...

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G R, Guest Relations Manager at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad to learn that you are frequent visitors in the summer, but having decided to stay at our Resort in November, the experience was up to your expectations. Thank you so much for sharing on tripadvisor your positive feedback about the Hotel and the Golf Courses. We hope to have the pleasure to greet you again...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set within a magnificent 360 acre estate of never ending gardens, unforgettable sounds and aromas of nature, the resort features 188 rooms and suites. Discover the renowned local beaches, enjoy complimentary transportation to the hotels beach concessionary with beach bar and a selection of water sports or simply relax by the Olympic size swimming pool. Other leisure options include 6 tennis courts, a football pitch, fitness room, running trail, sauna and beauty treatments, children’s club, 18-hole Sir Henry Cotton Championship Golf Course, 9-hole Academy course and 9-hole Resort course. A selection of 5 restaurants caters for all tastes and occasions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

Address: Penina | PO Box 146, Portimao 8501-952, Portugal (Formerly Penina Golf Resort)
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao
Price Range: RM530 - RM962 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Penina Hotel & Golf Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 188
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Also Known As:
Le Meridien Penina Golf Hotel
Le Meridien Penina Golf And Resort
Le Meridien Penina Hotel
Le Meridien Penina Resort
Le Meridien Portimao
Portimão Le Meridien
Penina Hotel & Golf Resort Portimao, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Portimao
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Portimao
#11 Luxury Hotel in Portimao
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“Garden view if there to enjoy it. Back if only there to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles EEDWgc, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Room with Golf Course view”
 of 5 bubbles Stuartfaeshetland, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the pool side rooms - a lot quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles sarah40_13, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose Garden/Pool view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Pals87, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pool view rooms have a nice of the distance mountains and fields.”
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 of 5 bubbles Daniel_Babbs, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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