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Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 night break was very good! Sports bar was good, service maybe better Golf was great Food in all inclusive restaurants was about a 7/10 but expected at this price and board. Pool was nice and clean but a but cold.

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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 recent stay at our Resort! We were delighted to hear that you had a very good golf break, and we appreciate the fact that you took the time to leave your feedback on TripAdvisor. Golf was great, food has met your expectations, and the Sports Bar was also good. We hope that...

Newtownards, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Organised a 4 day golf break to The Algarve through Golfbreaks.com. Relied on their recommendation to go to the terrific 5 star Penina Resort. We hired a car but had little need for it as 2 dinner venues were within 7 kilometres of the hotel. We played the 9 hole Resort Course on the first day and thoroughly enjoyed it....

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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 your detailed review “Winter golf break in Portugal ”, and for taking the time to leave your testimony to others on TripAdvisor. It is most rewarding for our teams to read that you had a terrific break and Penina lived up to all your hopes and expectations. You have experienced many...

solihull
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us (20 this year) visited for third year running this lovely traditional hotel, with outstanding longstanding staff. Service cannot be faulted. Lovely room too overlooking the swimming pool area with a small balcony. Buffet food not as good as previous years. My main issue here is the golf itself. The main course was not in good condition...

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

Dear Guest, We have read your review, which has deserved our best attention, and was shared with everyone at the Hotel. On a positive note, you have highlighted the fact that this was the third visit of your group, and you have described the Hotel as a lovely traditional hotel, with a service that cannot be faulted and with excellent...

London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from an excellent 4 night stay and play through Golfbreaks.com. Great weather and excellent value. We had a standard room which was fine although one of the few without a balcony. Hotel was busy as both Iceland and Norway Ladies football teams were there as well playing in the Algarve Cup. The course is a great layout with...

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your testimony about an excellent golfing holiday, at our Resort, with great weather and good value. We are glad to read that you were pleased with the room, and with the great layout of our Golf course. The Ladies football teams are indeed participating in a competition, Algarve Cup, and we have had the great...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for having chosen Penina for a sunshine break in February. It is most rewarding to read your wonderful comments, and see that this experience has exceeded your expectations. You kindly shared a detailed feedback about the Golf, the hotel, the breakfast, with plenty of choice and a nice lady cooking fresh omelets on request,...

Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

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

Dear Guest, We have read your review, and your comments have deserved our best attention. Thank you so much for the positive feedback on the service and staff. We have appreciated your positive note about the friendliness of our staff, nice decor and great views over the golf course. We regret to read that one of our restaurant did not...

Reviewed 15 February 2017

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 13 February 2017

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 12 February 2017

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 7 February 2017

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...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • 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
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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 8500-336, Portugal (Formerly Penina Golf Resort)
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao
Price Range: RM563 - RM1,015 (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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“Best views are across the course.”
 of 5 bubbles Stu06, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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