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By a verified traveller on Fri 26 Jul 2019

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Hotel Description

The spacious rooms at Hotel Baia Grande get good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Sao Rafael Beach. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, free self-parking and a free area shuttle. This 4-star hotel has 131 rooms over 3 floors. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a furnished balcony.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with furnished balconies, LCD TVs and minibars
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy Portuguese cuisine and pool views while dining at Mermaid Restaurant
  • Take a swim in the indoor and outdoor pools
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes a sauna
  • Guests speak favourably about the pool and the breakfast
  • 9 minutes by foot from Sao Rafael Beach and a 3-minute drive from Albufeira Marina
  • Free local-area and beach shuttle service

Deluxe Twin Room (Land View)

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£101* Per night/room 12 Jul - 13 Jul

Deluxe Twin Room, Sea View

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Suite, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Twin Room (Pool View)

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Single Room, Pool View

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Deluxe Suite (Land View)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Baia Grande ratings based on 34 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Baia Grande

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3 out of 5
difficult to understand access to rooms Access restaurant and a insisté parking it was great

Posted by on 26 Jul 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Jul 2019 by Paulo

Dear Guest Difficult to understand review all the same, thank you Regards Paulo

4 out of 5
This hotel needs to update its entertainment. The beds are not comfortable also. The staff are very helpful not enough staff working in the bar on an evening.

Posted by on 21 Oct 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Oct 2018 by Paulo

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, we appreciate the feedback which I am sure will aid us in improving aour services. Regards

5 out of 5

Comfortable hotel out of the main town

Pros: Room Shuttle bus Location Brakfast
Cons: Temperature of the Jacuzzi
Location: Off peak many of the smaller restaurants were close but there was enough choice close by and also in the main town to suit all tastes.
The Baia Grande was a welcome break for my mum and I. The room was of good quality the breakfast ample and varied for every taste. It was in a nice location out of the main town and very quiet. A 45 minute walk down to the marina or just over an hour in to the old town. In the other direction about 40 minutes to Guia beach which is stunning. We enjoy walking so it was perfect for us. Car hire was relatively cheap if you wanted to get about more and there is plenty to do and enjoy even off peak. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly and they were happy to provide all sorts of information and offer the shuttle bus to and from the town or beach. Overall a lovely place to stay and wonderful break.

Posted by , from Brighton on 17 Feb 2018

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4 out of 5

Quiet

A nice hotel, would recommend if you want somewhere quiet. We were B&B, breakfast was good, we eat once in the evening, it was ok but in my opinion expensive! We had a hire car so eat out the rest of our stay.

Posted by , from kent uk on 22 Oct 2017

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4 out of 5

Lovely hotel with friendly staff. Good location

Pros: Friendly staff, nice quiet hotel with good access routes if you have transport.
Cons: GET RID OF THE COFFEE MACHINE!!!! Some staff could be more friendly.
Location: Quiet location. Local access to beach. not far from main urban area, Some other restaurants close by along with some shops.
The staff who met us on arrival were friendly, helpful and professional. The majority of staff were fantastic, however some of the staff could learn to be more friendly and approachable, and even smile. The manager who met us was fantastic, I forget his name (bald guy with glasses) who arranged for a bottle of Champagne on ice in our room the following day after he had seen that it was my wife's birthday on the passport. A very nice surprise to come back to. The food was great, but quite expensive as were the beverages. Don't drink the coffee from the coffee machine, it was absolutely disgusting. The young man in the bar was very friendly and helpful, however some of the older bar staff never cracked a smile the whole time we were there. The location was great, but I would recommend you hire a car when you book, they're quite cheap, to get around, although there is a shuttle service available. If you are younger, and looking for a lively time, this is not place for you, tends to be an older crowd, I felt quite young at one point, but excellent if you want a quiet holiday with great views. Overall a great stay.

Posted by , from UK on 16 Oct 2017

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4 out of 5
Pros: the environment
Cons: wifi
Location: boat riding, sea sites, aqua show etc
it was a very memorable experience and i would love to come again

Posted by on 11 Aug 2016

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5 out of 5

Excellent resort

The hotel is excellent in all aspects, except for the fact that it does not have free wifi in the rooms. Otherwise, very recommended in any other aspect.

Posted by on 23 Jul 2015

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5 out of 5

Shirley Valentine getaway holiday.

The hotel was lovely, spotlessly clean with very accommodating staff. The young lady who ran the pool bar and the gentleman who ran the piano bar were particularly pleasant and helpful. I had a really relaxing week which was I wanted. I would recommend the hotel unreservedly.

Posted by on 17 Jun 2015

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4 out of 5

great relaxing hotel

the hotel is in a quiet area , there are a few good restaurants close by , there are four small beaches within a ten minuite walk all with small restaurants/ bars the hotel its self is very clean , the rooms are a good size with large bathrooms and good facilties,the piano bar as lovely views over the large pool area and over the sea, it serves very good cocktails ,wine and beers we only had breakfast at the hotel this was good ,buffet style with reasonable choices of hot and continental food ,there is also a pool bar that does hot and cold snacks at lunch time ,there is a shuttle bus from the hotel that takes you in to the old town that runs several times a day and is free, over all the staff are friendly and helpful ,and we would definatley return again

Posted by on 10 Oct 2014

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3 out of 5

Average hotel, but could easily be much better

The hotel is comfortable and the staff are fantastic. However some basic problems. ***Good points*** - Room was comfortable. - Staff are very helpful and friendly. - Breakfast was pretty good for the cost. - Plenty of space to laze around the pool (it was april before easter though). - Its outside of Albufeira, but that makes it quieter. - about 10 min walk to the beach. ***Bad points*** - The carpet in the room was stained and dirty, not good for first impressions. The pool also needed to have a scrub. - They have music in the piano bar, that's fine. But there is no extra sound insulation for any of the rooms near the central open well above the bar meaning we got loud music until about 11pm most evenings. - They make you pay for everything extra. That includes to use the room safe, room internet (wifi only in the reception), even 50c to call a taxi. - The indoor pool is tiny. Not representative of the photo.

Posted by on 18 Apr 2014

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Property Features

Hotel Baia Grande offers its guests an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a kids' pool. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A business centre and a limo/town car service are available. A rooftop terrace, a library, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly Hotel Baia Grande. An area shuttle within 3 km and A beach shuttle are free. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Albufeira hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 131 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) (48 km / 29.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 3 km and beach shuttle; airport shuttle and train station pick-up
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Baia Grande offers 131 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to furnished balconies. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bidets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Albufeira hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Mermaid Restaurant – Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specialises in Portuguese cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Neptune – This poolside bar only serves light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Piano Bar – On-site piano bar. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

  • Golfing nearby

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Reflexology
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 55.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) guidelines.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) guidelines.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows regional sanitisation guidelines Clean & Safe (Portugal)
  • Property Registry Number – 4470
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Gap period enforced between guests' stays 24 hours
  • Online Penalty Collection

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 46 per vehicle (one-way)
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 2 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 55.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Baia Grande
  • Baia Grande Albufeira
  • Baia Grande Hotel
  • Grande Baia
  • Grande Baia Hotel
  • Hotel Baia Grande
  • Hotel Baia Grande Albufeira
  • Hotel Grande Baia
  • Baia Grande Hotel Albufeira
  • Hotel Baia Grande Hotel
  • Hotel Baia Grande Albufeira
  • Hotel Baia Grande Hotel Albufeira

You should know

  • Hotel Baia Grande offers transfers from the airport and train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
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