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Vasco De Gama Hotel

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Monte Gordo

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Algarve



Vasco De Gama Hotel
The hotel is full of character and family friendly and is situated in the heart of the resort and right on the beach. It will also appeal to couples looking for a relaxing stay.

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Vasco De Gama Hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace facing the beach. Further leisure facilities include a pool for children and a playground in the large lawned gardens, mini golf, a tennis court, a fitness gym, pool and table tennis tables.

The main restaurant offers buffet service and there is also a lounge bar, a lounge with satellite TV, a pool-side bar serving drinks and snacks and regular evening entertainment.

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There are 185 guest rooms at the Vasco De Gama Hotel, spread over 6 floors.

All room types have an en-suite, a balcony or terrace, satellite TV and a telephone, a mini bar, a safety deposit box and air conditioning.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.
Room Types available :
  • 2 Bedroom Apt
  • 2 Bedroom Apt - Duplex
  • Classic Double Or Twin
  • Classic Single
  • Double Or Twin
  • Double Or Twin - Double/sea View
  • Double Or Twin - Land View
  • Double Or Twin - Sea View
  • Single
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Vasco De Gama Hotel

INFANTE DOM HENRIQUE
Monte Gordo
Algarve
8900-412
Portugal

There is a selection of shops, bars and restaurants only 100m away from the Vasco De Gama Hotel, which has direct access to the promenade. There are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants in the area as well as public transport links. Walkers and cyclists will enjoy the nearby pine forests and there are a number of golf courses in the area too.

The resort of Monte Gordo is approx 60km from Faro Airport.


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Meal Types available at Vasco De Gama Hotel


Self Catering

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Bed & Breakfast means buffet breakfast is the only meal at the hotel included in the price. Giving you complete freedom over lunch and dinner outside the hotel.

Half Board

Half board means buffet breakfast and buffet/set menu dinner and are to be taken in the main buffet restaurant.

Full Board

Full Board consists of breakfast, lunch and dinner, all buffet/set menu style and are to be taken in the main buffet restaurant at the hotel. Drinks are not included unless specified.

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(4 stars)

The Vasco da Gama is a long established, family owned hotel. It was the first hotel to open in Monte Gordo and, although the decor reflects this fact, the hotel is comfortable with a good atmosphere. The food is good and the standard of service is excellent; delivered in a friendly manner.

It attracts guests of all ages, but is better suited to a older clientele. We have stayed in the Vasco da Gama on numerous occasions and have stopped being surprised at the number of guests, like us, who return time after time. As one of the owners remarked "This is not a hotel; its a family".

  • Vasco De Gama Hotel
  • Double Or Twin, Half Board
  • 3rd Jun 2014

(4 stars)

Lovely hotel, looks a little dated but very comfortable. Service facilities very good.

  • Vasco De Gama Hotel
  • Superior Double Or Twin - Sea View, Half Board
  • 1st Jun 2014

(5 stars)

We stayed in sea view room on 5th floor. The view was amazing, all the beach and pools on display. We had balcony with sun beds and table and chairs. The best rooms for sea views are 5th floor with open top balcony. Breakfast was fantastic, such a choice from full English to all sorts of continental foods. Very friendly staff, would recommend to everyone.

  • Vasco De Gama Hotel
  • Double Or Twin - Sea View, Bed & Breakfast
  • 20th Apr 2014

(4 stars)

This hotel is about location. Right on the fantastic beach of Monte Gordo. Well worth the extra for a superior sea view. The room was spacious and clean with a balcony to enjoy the views. The hotel in general would benefit from a facelift but all in all a pleasant stay. The staff were all helpful and the food was plentiful and very nice.

  • Vasco De Gama Hotel
  • Superior Double Or Twin - Sea View, Half Board
  • 26th Feb 2014

(4 stars)

Clean, tidy in all areas. Room cleaned and bedding changed every day. Very friendly accommodating staff. Had breakfast only but with excellent choices of fresh hot and cold dishes. Pool areas and sunbed facilities were good. Directly on the beach and our room was overlooking the beach on the fourth floor, could not have been better. Hotel a little cosmetically tired in some areas but did not affect the ambiance of the hotel. A good mixture of Dutch and British guests with mixed age groups but majority middle age plus.

  • Vasco De Gama Hotel
  • Double Or Twin - Sea View, Bed & Breakfast
  • 26th Sep 2013

(4 stars)

Excellent Garden Suite, well equipped with chairs for outside and sunlounger/parasol. Only drawback, the one we had had only one toilet/bathroom, some had two. Good size bedrooms. Cleaners pleasant friendly and thorough.
Very good swimming pool - nice length for proper swimming.
Really good breakfast, and served from 7am. Staff friendly and helpful.

  • Vasco De Gama Hotel
  • 2 Bedroom Apt, Self Catering
  • 8th May 2013

(4 stars)

Very friendly, well run hotel, in a good position next to beach. Nice room facilities, good food and pool area good.

  • Vasco De Gama Hotel
  • Double Or Twin - Sea View, Half Board
  • 10th Jun 2012

(4 stars)

Comfortable beds and lovely pillows. Food good but sometimes cold.

  • Vasco De Gama Hotel
  • Double Or Twin - Sea View, Half Board
  • 11th Feb 2012

(3 stars)

This hotel is very welcoming, it has a relaxed, cozy feel about it. All of the staff are very friendly and helpful. On my last stay there, I was lucky enough to be given a room on the fifth floor. This was a good sized double room, clean, with all the amenities you would expect. The surprise was the spacious and totally private terrace. It was set in the roof of the hotel and afforded wonderful panoramic views of the sea and expansive beach. It was large enough to have 2 sun loungers, table and 2 chairs. This really made my stay so much more enjoyable. This is the third time I have stayed at this hotel. The general maintenance of the hotel is very good, both inside and around the pool. There were plenty of sun loungers both around the pool and in the large gardens. They have a large dining room which opens for breakfast at 07.00 am which means there is no congestion or queues. There is a good menu and plenty of choice every day. The food is replaced at the buffet at timely intervals and it is always served at the right temperture.
Overall I am always very satisfied with my stay at the Vasco De Gama and hope to return there later on this year.

  • Vasco De Gama Hotel
  • Sole Occupancy, Half Board
  • 21st Dec 2010

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