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Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a 10 day vacation at the resort. What stood out was outstanding service team no matter where you are, breakfast, after golf lunch or dinner. Thank you all. :) We had great time there and played good golf.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed there for 3 nights and played the Championship course twice and the resort course once. Both courses were great with the resort course in better condition, probably due to the fact it wasn't played as much. The only problem we had was the pricing in the bars, restaurants and on the course. EUR 15 for a very average club...

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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 we have noted that you were pleased with our services and facilities. You have also kindly mentioned that the Golf Courses were great, the Hotel was clean and the staff was helpful. On the other hand, you were somewhat disappointed with some of the prices, which we regret to learn. Although our...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived at the hotel the were had a slight delay in getting checked-in but expected this as there was a few other guests arriving from the same flight. Our room was on the first floor to the rear of the building.The room was very spacious (as was the rest of the hotel) with a large balcony and shower...

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

Dear Guest, We are most pleased to learn how much you and your golfing friends have enjoyed your stay at our Resort last Summer. We thank you for your wonderful comments on our resort facilities, the wide selection at breakfast, and the great golf at the three golf courses on property. We have also noted with great proud your observations...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming to the Penina for 20 years, and yet again it provides us with another very enjoyable break! Normally we come in July/August time, but this year just the 5 nights during Easter. The food was very good - the grill, Italian, Pool Bar & Sagres (breakfast/dinner). The service/staff as always very friendly & accommodating! The golf...

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

Dear Guest, It is always a great pleasure to welcome your family for your usual summer holidays, and we are extremely happy that this year you have also decided to join us for Easter. Your review “Another great stay” is most rewarding for our teams, as you have described how friendly and accommodating everyone was. Thank you so much for...

Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure what other reviews are talking about here, have just returned from a golf trip. Didn't stay in the hotel but used the bar/terrace area. It does seem that food/drinks are at the high end but the atmosphere, staff etc were great. The golf was fabulous, lovely course, could have been dropped in from leafy Surrey. Definitely old school...

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

Dear Guest, We have read your comments and we appreciate the fact that as a low handicap golfer you are giving us your valuable feedback about your recent experience at our golf course. Our restaurants, especially the terrace of Sir Henry Cotton Club, have also deserved a positive rating, and the atmosphere and staff were praised. Those comments keep us...

Solihull
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard lots of good things about Penina, but having stayed there for a week, we left having enjoyed our stay, but still feeling a little underwhelmed. The first problem was our room. We booked one of the studio rooms on the fourth floor. These are split level rooms, with quite a severe split, so although they are larger...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for having taken the time to share your comments about your experience at our Resort, as you might know our guest’s feedback is the best tool to help us in pinpointing strengthens and weaknesses in the hospitality we offer. We have noted that, despite some issues that have affected your high expectations, you have...

Lytham St Annes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In our opinion Penina is the best hotel venue for playing golf. We had a trip to the Algarve for a weeks golf tournament and extended it in order to spend a few days at Penina. The course as usual was in good condition. There is work on 3 of the tees, but this shows that the course is being...

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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 “Another return visit” with such a wonderful feedback on your recent stay at our Resort, which you have considered the best hotel venue for playing golf. We are happy to read that Golf was great, and the restaurants were very good, especially at Le Grill Restaurant, where the food and service exceeded your...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished a weeks stay at Penina. 1st time to visit the resort. Nothing but praise. The staff, particularly in the Grill Restaurant and attaching Bar, we're just wonderful (Mauricio). Very friendly but also very professional. The food overall was excellent and not overly priced (similar to restaurant prices in nearby Alvor). As an avid golfer, we played the Championship...

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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 recent stay at Penina, and for your testimony on Tripadvisor further to your visit. It is most rewarding for us to have this great feedback about the satisfaction of our guests with the services and facilities, the Golf, restaurants and the staff. Le Grill has deserved your preference, as the...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay at Penina, it's perfect for golfers! Not full of shiny facilities like new 5* hotels but still a great hotel and we'd recommend a pool view room. The golf is superb and courses are well maintained. We love the nearby village of Alvor, perfect for a great meal and drinks at good prices, taxi cost is...

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

Dear Guest, We are very pleased to learn how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that we were able to meet your expectations. We thank you for your great comments on our resort facilities and golf courses, and for your recommendation to other golfers. We have noted that you also took the time to do some sightseeing, and...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, good facilities, main course coming out of its winter condition but still played really nicely. Resort course was more challenging than you expect. Good value for money. Definitely recommend it.

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

Dear Guest, We are most pleased to read that you have chosen Penina for a Spring golf break, and you had a great time. Many thanks for your comments on the facilities and golf course. Thanking you once again for sharing with others who may be considering a visit to our Resort, we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind...

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Highlights
  • 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
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • 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: RM617 - RM1,033 (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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“Avoid the studio rooms.”
BickerdykeSolihull, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The nicest rooms are those overlooking the swimming pool and golf course”
Fairhaven8, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The studio rooms give the best price/quality ratio.”
sakarip2017, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best views are across the course.”
Stu06, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Garden view if there to enjoy it. Back if only there to sleep.”
EEDWgc, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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