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Hotel Baia Cristal

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Located in one of the most beautiful places in the Algarve, on a cliff top, the Hotel Baia Cristal offers a peaceful atmosphere with a fantastic sea view. Upon the beach of Vale Centeanes and 1700 m from Carvoeiro beach, this 4 star hotel has 120 rooms. With areas from 36m2 to 55m2, Hotel Baia Cristal has at your disposal 14 Suites sea view, 10 Suites garden view, 38 Rooms sea view and 58 Rooms land view, with Private bathroom, Satellite TV, Individual A/C, Minibar, Safe, Direct dial telephone, Balcony, Tea and Coffee facilities, Kitchenette (only in suites). Hotel Baia Cristal has at your disposal Restaurant Gaivota, a cosy restaurant with beautiful views to the sea. Open for breakfast and dinner with Portuguese and international cuisine; and Bar "Albatroz", a relaxing bar with live music, ideal for enjoying the sunset in the company of a delicious cocktail. The terrace serves meals and snacks throughout the day. During the Summer, there is also Barbeques, where guests can enjoy barbecues by the pool, filled with popular music and dance; and also a Pool Bar "BierGarten", where it is possible to enjoy refreshing drinks throughout the day. For Leisure, there are two outdoor Swimming pools, a kid's club, Tennis court, Giant chess board, Indoor Swimming pool, Sauna, Turkish bath, Fitness room, Massage and body treatment room, Games room (snooker, table football, ping pong and video games). For business purposes, there is Meeting room "Lagoa" with Capacity up to 80 people (8,5m x 10,85m x 2,29m). Other services: 24 Hour reception, Multilingual staff, Tour and information desk, Wireless internet, Live music, Car rental, Private parking, and a Shuttle bus to Carvoeiro. Vale de Centeanes Beach: 300m, Carvoeiro Beach: 1.7 km, Lagoa: 7.5 km, Portimao: 16 km, Faro Airport (FAO): 65 km, Lisbon Airport (LIS): 275 km.
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Property amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
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Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Bay View
Mid-range
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
65Somewhat walkable
Grade: 65 out of 100
77Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
14Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews sea view the cliff minute walk stayed bed and breakfast indoor pool courtesy bus friendly hotel cleaned daily the ground floor the hotel offers cooked breakfast mobility problems wi fi games room every evening buffet style breakfast and dinner
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

We found this to be a very pleasant and comfortable hotel. It was the only large resort-style hotel we stayed at during our tour of Portugal, and we found we missed the warm hospitality and service that you find at the small guesthouses all over...More

Thank DanO68
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Another great year at the Baia Cristal - now my 3rd in a row. The service and welcome are beyond compare - in particular, Ruben, Migule and both Ruis deserve special mention. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this hotel to anyone visiting the Algarve. Already...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 10 October 2018

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Excellent customer service, rooms large, clean and comfortable, food very good, service great. No kettle, we were ok as I bring my own however would expect one. Great area, hired a car at reception very good value. I would Sat more suited to couples 40...More

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pakomayfield
1 September 2018|
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Response from Nathaniel L | Reviewed this property |
Yes about 3 journeys a day but only 20 minute stroll that can be done by all
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17 August 2018|
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Response from tixall3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes to the swimming caps but they do sell them at reception for €5. As for the all inclusive I don’t know for definite but I would think so
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Nathaniel L
3 July 2018|
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Response from Global587591 | Reviewed this property |
Various cereals including porridge. Hot and cold milk. Full cooked breakfast. Cakes and pastries. Toast. Juice tea coffee. Cold meats and cheese. Different breads and croissants.Fruit seeds and nuts. Don't think there is... More
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Room Tips
"Bring you own kettle if you like a few brews in a morning."
ellafaye00
9 Oct 2018
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"Buy small bottles of water as you only get a mini bar which isn’t the best "
244robf
18 Sep 2018
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"The first floor was usually quiet at night"
229jennib
15 Aug 2018
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"Duplex apartments overlooking the ocean are the best."
AntonioM2020
22 Jul 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$36 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
baia cristal hotelbaia cristal vale centianes
LOCATION
PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictCarvoeiro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
121
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