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Hotel Galosol

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We visited for a short fitness break from the UK. First impression of the hotel was that it doesn't strike to be worthy of 4 stars: - the hallway, rooms, decor, carpets etc are dated - the only toiletries in the bathroom were soap in wall mounted dispensers - while there's a kettle with some tea and coffee in the...

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David A, Gerente at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. All your comments are essential to educating our staff about good and bad service. We will ensure your feedback will be given to all. Furthermore, I will personally supervise that all your other complaints are addressed that everything will be in order on your next visit....

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We liked everything: the room was spacious with a nice design and newly renovated bathroom. Breakfast buffet offered a nice variety of food. We really like the breakfast area next to the pool, with comfy armchairs. Plenty of space outside on the terrace, breathtaking views. There is also a seafood restaurant with the ocean view, and a cozy pizza place...

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David A, Gerente geral at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, David Andrade Operations Manager

Funchal, Portugal
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a great hotel to relax and unwind. Great accomodation, delicious food - for all tastes, friendly and welcoming staff who speak many languages. The local scenery is great. Madeira is an Island of flowers and great weather.

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David A, Gerente at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to review our property. I am glad to hear that we will be your topchoice when you visit Madeira Island. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards David Andrade Operations Manager

Reviewed 20 April 2016

We stayed for 1 week in a room with a sea view. The hotel offers plenty of free of charge activities for the guests, starting from "look around in the hotel"-tours to group training classes, sauna and wine tasting. Besides, the guests get access to a training center Onda Revital Club, where you can train as often as you want...

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David A, Gerente at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your business and your trust in us. I am very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Best regards David Andrade Operations manager

Milton keynes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This is a four star hotel which deserves a five star review. Although not an adults only hotel, it certainly caters for adults rather than children and there were not a lot of children, even though it was Easter holiday time. Located only 15 minutes from the airport, Funchal is a short bus ride away, with some expensive, and some...

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David A, General Manager at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. We are pleased to hear you had a great stay with us. A positive guest experience is something our team takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We are looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards from sunny Madeira, David Andrade...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 March 2016

having travelling around the world to surf and on the lastes years more for cycling there is no best place in the world to rest in family or just to enjoy life then in Madeira. What had let me more happy about the choice off madeira as this hotel in case as the suport from all the people on the...

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David A, Gerente at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments. I will be sure to let our staff know how much of an impact they made on your experience. We are always pleased to be your second home when you're at the area. Best regards David Andrade Operations Manager

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This hotel was an excellent base for a walking holiday on Madeira. All the staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was varied and of a high quality. My room overlooked the pool and the sea and had all the amenities I required including free wifi, tea and coffee making, bath and air conditioning. I'd have no hesitation...

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David A, General Manager at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your kind and honest comment about your stay at Galosol. We are really happy to know you keep this great impression about us and we are glad to know we make you feel so good with your Experience. we already look forward to welcoming you soon as you mention in your review. Warm...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Stayed for 1 week starting 7th March and I would recommend this hotel to adults looking for a nice base from which to explore Madeira. The rooms are large, clean and comfortable. The beds are quite firm, which I prefer, with quality white cotton bedding. There are new flat screen TVs in the rooms which have english news and entertainment...

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David A, General Manager at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your Tripadvisor review. Your gracious feedback is quite refreshing and very reassuring. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to the Madeira Island. We look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you back to the Galo Resort in the future. Best Regards David Andrade Operations Manager

Mold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Friendly and attractive hotel with excellent facilities including indoor swimming, gym and spa. No beach, though rock pool swimming is available. Comfortable rooms and high quality food. Local transport to Funchal good, and overall an excellent base for exploring Madeira.

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David A, General Manager at Hotel Galosol, responded to this review

Dera Guest, Thank you for your comments and feedback. Looking Foward for your next visit to Madeira Island. Best regards David Andrade Operations Manager

Slough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Great place to stay , lovely view, best fish ever in one of the hotel restaurants -Atlantis Restaurant! Good every evening entertimant in a hotel bar 😊 Friendly and helpful hotel staff. I will recomend this hotel to friends !

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of your recent stay, we respect your candor. We will share with all our team. Thank you so much and we hope to welcome you again soon. Best regards, David Andrade Operations Manager

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel complex offers many corners of refuge, where guests may rest without being disturbed. Situated directly on the coast, it offers an extraordinary view over the sea. All the 123 rooms and suites have sea views and among the many facilities available at the hotel are 3 restaurants, 2 bars and a children's playground. This eco-spa hotel is a family friendly establishment with a 24h reception and was renovated in 2012. It offers most of the Resort's facilities, such as Onda Revital Sport & Fitness Club, (with daily class: power jump, Zumba, Step, GRIT, body balance,body combat, spinning, yoga) Onda Revital Lounge SPA, is our Spa which offers a range of beauty and health treatments and massages and ayurveda treatments. To complete the offer the hotel has a large swimming complex which lies within the underwater Nature Reserve, with easy sea access and were you can find the prize winner "Manta Diving Center" and Mountain Bike station and outdoor shop is only a few steps away."Dine around" is possible in 3 of our restaurant for guest Half board,Weekly entertainment programme (live music, folklore, presentations) WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge. Hotel Galosol provides a small Portable WiFi Router upon request, ideal for Internet access anywhere on the Island. Offers free wi fi at all rooms and free parking onsite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Galosol

Address: Rua Dom Francisco Santana | Canico de Baixo, Canico, Madeira 9125-031, Portugal (Formerly Galo Resort Ondamar)
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Canico
Price Range: RM445 - RM4,367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Galosol 4*
Number of rooms: 123
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Sport Hotel Canico
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Canico
#3 Spa Hotel in Canico
#3 Family Hotel in Canico
#4 Luxury Hotel in Canico
#4 Romantic Hotel in Canico
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“Sea View is worth it!”
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“Lifts to all floors and area is quiet..”
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“Rooms overlooking the pool and sea are lovely and they all have a balcony to sit out on and enjoy a few ponchas”
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“The air con is a little asthmatic so get a second room key which will enable you to leave it on when away from your room.”
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“try to get a room on the top floor for having a bright view over the ocean”
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