Vila Galé Coimbra

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The new Hotel Vila Galé Coimbra is located right in the centre of Coimbra's historical quarter with an amazing view of the Mondego River.   The hotel has 229 rooms (including 18 junior suites) well furnished and equipped with air conditioning, telephone, cable TV, LCD screen, safe, internet wireless...

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Twin Standard

Room Amenities: Electronic security lock, Air Conditioning, Safe, Desk, LCD TV with cable channels, Wake Up Service, Carpeted floor, Blackou...

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Max 3 adults

Max 1 child -

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Twin Standard Vista Piscina

Room Amenities: Electronic security lock, Air Conditioning, Safe, Desk, LCD TV with cable channels, Wake Up Service, Carpeted floor, Blackou...

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Superior

Superior Double Room Courtesy of the Hotel: Fruit and water upon arrival, Mini Bar, WI FI access, parking space upon availability Room Ameni...

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Superior Vista

Superior Double Room with Pool View and Balcony Courtesy of the Hotel: Fruit and water upon arrival, Minibar, Wi-Fi Internet access, parking...

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Suite Junior

Junior Suite (1 bedroom and 1 living room) Room Amenities: Electronic security lock, Safe, Air Conditioning, Desk, LCD TV with cable channel...

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Property Info

The new Hotel Vila Galé Coimbra is located right in the centre of Coimbra's historical quarter with an amazing view of the Mondego River.   The hotel has 229 rooms (including 18 junior suites) well furnished and equipped with air conditioning, telephone, cable TV, LCD screen, safe, internet wireless, mini bar, electronic safety lock and private bathroom with hair dryer and telephone. 24h Room Service.   Features restaurant, bar, library, garden, outdoor pool, health club (includes: heated indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath, Vichy shower, treatments and massages, studio for yoga lessons,...

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Check-in starts at: 14:00

Check-out ends at: 12:00

Property Amenities

Cleaning / Laundry Services
Laundry / Dry Cleaning
several
Broadband InternetElevator
Food & Beverage
PubPublic RestaurantBuffet Restaurant
PrinterGymnasium
Pool and wellness facilities
Outdoor PoolIndoor poolSPA
Accommodation
Internet access
Business Facilities / Facilities
Meeting RoomsConference Center
Family entertainment and services
Kids Club

Guest rating

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Travelers rating
  • Excellent

    570

  • Very Good

    753

  • Good

    202

  • Reasonable

    35

  • Bad

    22

Travelers profile
  • Business

    170

  • Couples

    564

  • Solo travel

    26

  • Family

    537

  • Friends getaway

    179

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Reviewed 21 october, 2021

This is a nice, clean, modern hotel but there are pros and cons as follows :- Pros - Clean, well appointed rooms which we found to be quiet Very nice bar/lounge with TV Barman switched the channel so we could watch an English soccer game (although he did keep disappearing for long periods - we don’t know whether he had another job or a girlfriend somewhere else in the hotel) Pool area is very pleasant Breakfast included and it was an excellent buffet Cons - Not a major problem for us but it is a bit of a walk (at least 10 mins) into ‘town’. This could be a problem for those who are not so mobile Big tour groups are accommodated, so it was a good job that we were at breakfast right on opening time at 7am. About 30 mins later the place was swamped by a very large party Unfortunately, not every breakfast dish was ready at 7am so we did miss out on a few items. This is bad food and beverage management Since it was raining and there is nowhere else to eat close by, we had dinner in the restaurant. We thought that €25was expensive for the buffet so we ate à la carte. My rice was very dry as was my friend’s pork. Not impressed at all. Just hope you don’t want to check in or out when a tour bus arrives or is about to depart. I would have given 3 and a half stars but 3 is too low so we’ll go with 4 as the staff were all very friendly.

Michael W

Business hotel in unpleasant surrounding.

Reviewed 17 august, 2021

Came to admire Coimbra old city, expected to be walking distance from it which is not really truth, especially not with kids. 4stars applies to good quality of service and cleanliness, but decor is old fashioned and had to change the room as the doors dividing the suite wouldn’t close. The hotel is surrounded by old ugly office buildings on one side and busy construction site with cranes disturbing the atmosphere by the pool along with the railway on the other side. The bar by the pool opens after midday and closes at 18:00! Which is pity as the construction and crowds by the pool only stopped at 19:00.

Ivana H

Bad location, nothing 4stars

Reviewed 15 august, 2021

Bad location, really bad. Close to the train line, constructions, not maintained office buildings and far from the city center (and if you walk there, it looks creepy). Rooms are old fashioned and nothing special. Lobby, breakfast and service is good though. It has pools but the location spoils a lot the sphere. Pity.

GuilhermeVaz

Good hotel

Reviewed 7 october, 2019

I was here for two nights as part of a tour group. We were treated very well, with friendly service. The beds were comfortable, however, my only comment would be the pillows were not, too firm. The dinner as buffet, and it as well as the breakfasts, were better than most hotel buffets. Hotel was clean and quiet, I would recommend.

Barb d

Tourist Hotel

Reviewed 28 september, 2019

This is a tourist bus hotel. The breakfast buffet was incredibly crowded, and the tiny elevators couldn't handle the same time check-outs. We had to wait for four elevators and went up in order to come down. The restaurant for dinner was quite good - you can go all the way to the back to order from the menu rather than eat the 25 euro buffet.

cdcolton1949