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Faxe
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99 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Nice modern hotel. All rooms have a large balcony, ours with a view of the river. The rooms are clean and the bathrooms are well equipped. The buffet dinner is excellent and there is a choice of wines fo follow. The best thing about this hotel is the closeness to the city center, which is within easy walking distance. Only... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for Y/ kind review. It is our goal to fulfil all of our guests' expectations regarding their stay at Hotel Vila Galé Coimbra and make it as enjoyable as possible. We are very please to know we have achieved our goal. In the name of the Hotel management and staff, we look forward to... More 

Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2013

My first experience in this chain of hotels. It generally met my expectation and totally worth the room rates. It's walking distance to city center and close to the river. I guess the view will be better over there but I totally enjoyed the view of the hilly city from my room on the other side. The only downside -... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you in advance for Y/ review. We are very please to know that we have made Y/ stay in our hotel most pleasant and look forward to see you again soon in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager More 

Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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89 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Just an ordinary hotel, very clean, pretty nice but nothing special. Excellent breakfast. The personnel extremely unfriendly and unpleasant. They offered us a photocopy of the city plan and no information. Extremely unfriendly!!!! On top, it is unacceptable not to have free wifi in the rooms! It is unbelievable to be asked 5 euros to use the wifi in the... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We regret not being able to meet your expectations during your stay in our Hotel The feedback from our customers are very important for continuous improvement of our services and products. Looking forward to seeing you in a near future in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil, we present you with... More 

Lisboa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We've stayed 3 nights at this hotel, and we wouldn't mind to stay a bit longer. The outdoor swimming pool was a great spot for us, and for our three old boy. Happily for us, we had a few moments nobody in the swimming area, so we had the swimming pool only for us, although the hotel was almost full...... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for Y/ kind review. It is our goal to fulfil all of our guests' expectations regarding their stay at Hotel Vila Galé Coimbra and make it as enjoyable as possible. We are very please to know we have achieved our goal. In the name of the Hotel management and staff, we look forward to... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We stayed 1 night in this hotel as part of an 8 day fly and drive holiday in Portugal. The location is excellent, right off a major highway, a bit outside the city centre, but within easy walking distance of the city and right next to the river. It's a fairly modern and new hotel that does its best to... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you in advance for Y/ most pleasant review. We are very please to know that we have made Y/ stay in our hotel most pleasant and look forward to see you again soon in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager More 

Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

.....All.... the staff seem to "get" service quality, which is rare in any business. Its finely tuned. Receptionists were very helpful. Breakfast is good quality. would stay again. Lighting is nice. Its clean. well done.

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Dear Guest Thank you in advance for Y/ most pleasant review. We are very please to know that we have made Y/ stay in our hotel most pleasant and look forward to see you again soon in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager More 

San Francisco
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36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We spent 3 nights at this modern hotel and were very glad that we did. IThe exterior is not really attractive but once in the hotel, we were really happy to be there. The lobby is attractive and the reception and concierge services were very good. We had a Double Superior pool view room which was on the top floor.... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for Y/ kind review. It is our goal to fulfil all of our guests' expectations regarding their stay at Hotel Vila Galé Coimbra and make it as enjoyable as possible. We are very please to know we have achieved our goal. In the name of the Hotel management and staff, we look forward to... More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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124 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

The hotel is located at a dead end street across from an apartment and a pile of rubble. I had a lovely balcony as long as i did not look down. It looked up the hill to the university and to the river off to the right. And over a big pile of rubble and crud. Some rooms overlook the... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you in advance for Y/ review. We are very please to know that we have made Y/ stay in our hotel most pleasant and look forward to see you again soon in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Very good hotel with exceptional service. Without asking for it, a room upgrade was made to one with pool view. Breakfast complete and with everything we can imagine. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Only negative aspects are: internet is only free on the common areas and garage is also paid but these can be easily overcome.

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VilaGaleHoteis, General Manager at Vila Gale Coimbra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you in advance for Y/ most pleasant review. We are very please to know that we have made Y/ stay in our hotel most pleasant and look forward to see you again soon in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager More 

Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2013

First the positive: spacious rooms, good service, breakfast buffet, modern design, good value for money.The location is a 15 minute walk to the center of town but not an easy or enjoyable walk (abandoned buildings along the way). Most of the negative in our case were some very peculiar design flaws. Our room had exactly one free electric plug but... More 

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Dear Guest Thank you very much for Y/ review. The feedback from our customers are very important for continuous improvement of our services and products. Looking forward to seeing you in a near future in our Hotel or at any other Vila Galé Hotel in Portugal and Brasil, we present you with our best regards. Joaquim Fernandes General Manager More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the historic town centre of Coimbra with an outstanding view over the Mondego River. The nearest airport is in Porto which is 137 km away. Established in 2010, this city hotel aims for a leisure environment but is also ideal for conferences and business traveling. With dance as a theme this hotel has a total of 229 rooms including 27 superior rooms and 18 junior suites. This hotel is fully equipped with a large convention centre with capacity for over 600 peoples, a Health Club with Gym and Spa, 2 restaurants and a bar. It offers to all its guests a 24-hour reception and check-out service, wheelchair access and lifts, Internet Wi-Fi access, laundry services and garage parking (the last 3 items have an extra cost associated). All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer, direct line telephone, electronic safety door look, cable TV, Internet access (for an additional fee), a safe and a minibar, individually regulated air conditioning and 24 hour room service. This hotel offer free access to an outdoor swimming pool, a gym, sauna, steam room / Turkish and Jacuzzi. Guest can also visit our Spa Satsanga in search for Massages and Beauty treatments (all for an additional fee). Guests can select their breakfast from a buffet and the midday and evening meals may be enjoyed a la carte, from a buffet or in set menu form. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Gale Coimbra

Address: Rua Abel Dias Urbano 20, Coimbra 3000-001, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Central Portugal > Coimbra District > Coimbra
Price Range: RM326 - RM456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gale Coimbra 4*
Number of rooms: 229
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“Ask for a room with a view of Coimbra or the pool.”
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“Try their dinner and breakfast”
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“Superior room worth the upgrade, nice space and very quiet.”
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“We had rooms with doors leading onto the pool side. Very nice.”
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“Chose a river view room - the corner room 412 was superior!”
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