Vila Gale Porto

ex. Vila Gale Porto Hotel

Avenida Fernao De Magalhaes 7, Porto, Portugal, 4300-190  show map
 4 stars
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Vila Gale Porto

Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 7.50 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Steam bath

Reflex massage

Turkish bath

Spa & wellness center

Overview

The hotel lies in the commercial center of a lively area, in the vicinity of Palacio da Bolsa, Miradouro da Serra do Pilar and Sao Francisco Church . Renovated in 2011, the superior hotel has welcomed guests since 1999.

The property enjoys ideal location steps away from a museum, a tower and monuments as well as a river and gardens. Nestled in the northern district and 1 km from the city center.

Shoppers will find shopping centers, commercial centers and a market within a few minutes of the hotel.

Set within a 5-minute walk from Campo 24 Agosto underground station. Francisco Sб Carneiro airport is 15 minutes' drive from away.

Rooms

Offering pay TV, a trouser press, a seating area, an in-room safe and Wi-Fi, bright guestrooms boast a standard interior. Guests will appreciate a beautiful view of the sea from their rooms. Room facilities include en suite bathrooms with terry bathrobes, free toiletries and a hairdryer as well as modern wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a buffet breakfast is served from 12:30 to 14:00. The Paris-texas restaurant serves an array of international dishes. Guests can quench their thirst at "blues And Soul" bar with a favorite drink. The property is set in Santo Ildefonso district, within about 5 minutes' walk of Restaurante Triunfante 2 and Indian Tandoori that serve delectable meals.

Services

The hotel offers car rental services on site.

Relax

On-site treatment facilities feature reflex massage, hammam and Turkish steam bath. On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at EUR 7.50 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   21.  Number of rooms:   292.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Dinner
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Microphone

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Game room
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Avenida Fernao De Magalhaes 7, Porto, Portugal, 4300-190

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City Center
  • Porto
    1.0 km
Airports
  • Francisco Sб Carneiro (OPO)
    11.6 km
  • Ourilandia (OIA)
    56.9 km
Train Stations
  • Campanhã train station
    1.1 km
  • Sao Bento train station
    1.1 km
Underground stations
  • Campo 24 Agosto Metro Station
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Restaurante Triunfante 2 (cuisine: Portuguese)
    30 m
  • Indian Tandoori (cuisine: Indian)
    350 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    21
  • Number of rooms:
    292

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Rooms and availability

Vila Gale Porto photos Room Twin Room
Junior Suite Superior
Bed type: Twin beds or Double bed
Size: 49 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Comfortable, bright suite decorated in modern style and warm colors, offers a bedroom, separate living room with a sofa, work area, flat screen TV and private bathroom with all amenities. This suite features a beautiful city view.

Room facilities
    Vila Gale Porto photos Room Single Room
    Standard Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
    Size: 23 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Comfortable, bright room decorated in modern style and warm colors, offers a cozy seating area, work area, flat screen TV and private bathroom with all amenities.

    Room facilities
      Vila Gale Porto photos Room Single Superior Room
      Superior Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Twin beds or Double bed
      Size: 23 m²
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Comfortable, bright room decorated in modern style and warm colors, offers a cozy seating area, work area, flat screen TV and private bathroom with all amenities. This room features a beautiful city view.

      Room facilities
        Vila Gale Porto photos Room Twin Room
        Junior Suite
        Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
        Size: 33 m²
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        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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        Comfortable, bright suite decorated in modern style and warm colors, offers a bedroom, separate living room with a sofa, work area, flat screen TV and private bathroom with all amenities.

        Room facilities

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Vila Gale Porto Porto location
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          Hotel Address:

          Avenida Fernao De Magalhaes 7, Porto, Portugal, 4300-190

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Porto
            1.0 km
          Airports
          • Francisco Sб Carneiro (OPO)
            11.6 km
          • Ourilandia (OIA)
            56.9 km
          Train Stations
          • Campanhã train station
            1.1 km
          • Sao Bento train station
            1.1 km
          Underground stations
          • Campo 24 Agosto Metro Station
            300 m
          Restaurants
          • Restaurante Triunfante 2 (cuisine: Portuguese)
            30 m
          • Indian Tandoori (cuisine: Indian)
            350 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2011
          • Number of floors:
            21
          • Number of rooms:
            292

          Hotel Awards

          PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPortoVila Gale Porto

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          Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

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          Vila Gale Porto Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Oporto Coliseum - 700 m

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 900 m

          Places of interest

          • Via Catarina Shopping - 600 m
          • Nossa Senhora da Serra do Pilar Church - 1.0 km

          Train stations

          • Campanhã train station - 1.0 km
          • Sao Bento train station - 1.0 km

          Convention centers

          • Majestic Cafe - 800 m

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • City Market Bolhao - 700 m
          • Church of Saint Ildefonso - 800 m
          • Cloister Nossa Senhora da Serra do Pilar - 1.0 km

          Theaters

          • São João National Theatre - 900 m

          Underground stations

          • Campo 24 Agosto Metro Station - 200 m
          • Campo 24 Agosto Metro Station - 200 m
          • Heroismo Metro Station - 500 m
          • Heroismo Metro Station - 500 m
          • Bolhao Metro Station - 600 m
          • Bolhao Metro Station - 600 m
          • Trindade Metro Station - 900 m
          • Porto-Trindade - 900 m
          • Trindade Metro Station - 900 m
          • Campanhã Metro Station - 1.0 km
          • Aliados Metro Station - 1.0 km
          • Campanhã Metro Station - 1.0 km

          Local attractions

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          • Zona Ribeirinha - 1.7 km
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          • Centro Portugues de Fotografia - 1.7 km
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          • Sao Francisco Church - 1.7 km
            Rua do Infante D. Henrique, Porto
          • House of the Prince - 1.7 km
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          Near the hotel

          • Capela das Almas - 620 m
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          • Rua Santa Catarina - 850 m
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          • Lava Pools - 1.0 km
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          • Clerigos Tower - 1.3 km
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          • Ponte Infante D. Henrique - 730 m
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          • Igreja de Santo Ildefonso - 910 m
            Praca da Batalha
          • Avenida Dos Aliados - 1.1 km
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          Restaurants nearby

          • Restaurante Triunfante 2 - 30 m

            Address: Avenida Fernao Magalhaes, 44
            Phone: 225372285

            72% likes this, based on 31 reviews
            Cuisine: Portuguese

          • Nova Era - 430 m

            Address: Rua Ferreira Cardoso, 56 4300-197

            74% likes this, based on 36 reviews
            Cuisine: Portuguese

          • Restaurante Madureira - 540 m

            Address: Avenida Rodrigues de Freitas, 1

            64% likes this, based on 44 reviews
            Cuisine: Portuguese

          • Indian Tandoori - 350 m

            Address: Rua Fernandes Tomas 234

            74% likes this, based on 30 reviews
            Cuisine: Indian

          • Casa Nanda - 520 m

            Address: Rua da Alegria, 394
            Phone: 225370575

            67% likes this, based on 27 reviews
            Price Range: GBP 11 - GBP 19

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2011
          • Number of floors:
            21
          • Number of rooms:
            292

          Hotel Awards

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          Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

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          Vila Gale Porto Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Vila Gale Porto

          Average guest rating

          7.6out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 398 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            Staff very helpful. Good breakfast

            Plastic sheet fitted to bed which made it very hot during the night

          • Family with children
            7.8

            great breakfast buffet, comfortable bed, great view

          • Family with children
            7.0

            Higher floor rooms (8th and up) have a great view over Oporto.

            Periodically visit Oporto and had stayed there before. Switched to another hotel because of room cleanliness (specially the carpet). This hotel is for me a last resort, can recommend it, but is at the top of my list.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            close to the metro for easy connection to town or airport.clean rooms,good entertainment.good range of food for breakfast.

            no kettle in room to boil water for a drink or to sterilise items if required for medical purposes.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            pleasant hotel convenient for shops ,a nice walk down to the river , very central for trains and buses.Breakfast choice very good and nicely cooked.

          • Single
            5.0

            The windows can be opened -- important if you have allergies or have been placed in a smoking room. The views from the 15th floor are impressive.

            I asked for a non-smoking room, was placed in a smoking room, and when I asked to be transferred, was told that the hotel was full. There is no wifi in the room, and you have to pay extra for wifi in the lobby. Swimming pool isn't free either.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Staff a little brash, abrupt or rude. Extras you have to pay for ie a game of pool per hour 7.60 euros !! internet as advertised 2 euros per 30 mins - yes this is a 4 star hotel and other hotels of the same quality allow free access in there reception/lobby areas. The spa staff loss custom (1person 80 euros) as we wanted 2 massages but were given 3,5,6,7 and finally 8 before they said they could actually do the treatment despite we going to the spa the previous day and were told that we can go anytime as it were no problem with booking space. For such s respected hotel and rating - please try harder or retain a standard of your quality.

          • Couple
            10.0

            the rooms are very clean; close to the old center of porto(about 10 min walking); covered parking on the place 7,5 euro/night; breakfast variated; a very good place to stay in porto for visit the city

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            I hate that they charge 10 Eur to use the gym and the pool.

          • Single
            7.4

            I Like the Gale's Hotel's The staff is professinal everuthing it's ok

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            The staff were excellent, the value for money is beyond doubt.

            No complaints at all.

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            The staff were very professional, the house wine,, they own their own vinyard was excellent.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            There was a lot of space in my room and the breakfast included was very good.

            Not enough storage space in the room. Need a chest of drawers.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            We enjoyed our stay very much. I was pleased to see extra "heavy" blankets in the room to use. The staff was excellent every where. The map we received at the desk for walking around had the hotel on the very edge. We would have liked to have one with the hotel in the middle so we could have been more adventurous and not worried about getting lost. If we could have purchased a map of the city, that would have been wonderful. The bath mat was too small for a tile floor so it wasn't as safe as we believe it could have been and tile floors are cold to stand on. When the staff called cabs for us they came within just a few minutes. We really appreciated that.

            The hallways had no ventilation and were very had going from our room to the elevator.

          • Couple
            4.6

            *Booked a Junior Suite which was spacious and comfortable.

            *Very bad food in the à la carte restaurant. *Everything has to be paid for. Internet at 2€ for 30 minutes isn't acceptible anymore these days, 10€ for a quick swim in the pool neither. I was, however, positively surprised that they didn't charge me for sneezing in the lobby...

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Vila Gale Porto Porto location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Avenida Fernao De Magalhaes 7, Porto, Portugal, 4300-190

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Porto
            1.0 km
          Airports
          • Francisco Sб Carneiro (OPO)
            11.6 km
          • Ourilandia (OIA)
            56.9 km
          Train Stations
          • Campanhã train station
            1.1 km
          • Sao Bento train station
            1.1 km
          Underground stations
          • Campo 24 Agosto Metro Station
            300 m
          Restaurants
          • Restaurante Triunfante 2 (cuisine: Portuguese)
            30 m
          • Indian Tandoori (cuisine: Indian)
            350 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2011
          • Number of floors:
            21
          • Number of rooms:
            292

          Hotel Awards

          PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPortoVila Gale Porto

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

          Use Badge