Tivoli Marina Vilamoura
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... in Poole and had a catch up and few G & T's and next day a lift to get provisions! Very helpful indeed as well as female company:) It's sweaty hot and I'm lying awake killing the dreaded mossies which keep buzzing my ear. A few more days here before we do the canaries leg as a big weather front coming in .... No sign of baby ( first grandchild ) ...
... headed down to the beach with our laptops to use the free Wi-Fi that is accessible right along the water. This area appears to be much more tourist-friendly than those we visited in Spain & it was a nice change to have a choice of restaurants with English menus (previously English menus have been reasonably difficult to ...
... be spelled correctly):
bon dia = good day/good morning
bon tard = good afternoon
obrigado/obrigada = thank you (to a man/woman)
cerveja (pronounced ser-vay-sha) = beer - that one’s for you Dad!
disculpe = sorry/excuse me (like Spanish)
por favor = please (like Spanish)
hola = hello (like Spanish) – it is better to use bon dia or bon tard to greet someone -
This morning we had planned a relax day so we both slept in and then spent the morning reading and answering emails seeing as we had free wifi for the first time in a very long time. For lunch we had the left over tapas from the day before without the chorizo, we'd eaten all of that. We ...
... garlic, chorizo and these amazing peanuts covered in salt and honey. It was only two hours to our next stop in Portugal after we set up camp we bought some sangria and cooked the chorizo to have with our mini tapas feast! Afterwards we went for a swim in the pool. When we got out, Joe stood on a wasp on the grass and it stung his foot. Dr Emily wasn't much chop but we managed to put some cream and a band aid on it. ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Tivoli Marina Vilamoura
We have just returned from a very relaxing weeks break at this hotel.
I really couldn't fault the hotel, the location is first class, choose you view, either overlooking the marina or a pool and sea view.
Very nice hotel
I´ve been at Tivoli Marinotel at the beginning of April 2005 , and it was really nice. I would say that the location off the hotel is superb. Very good service , good facilities , wonderful golf desk and very profissional staff. I´m sure it was one off the best hotels i have been.
This hotel is in a perfect location...shopping, food, casino, beach...everything you need in walking distance. Rooms were nice, but not a 5-star...maybe a 4 star...but worth the money we paid. Staff was nice. The A/C didnt work, but the weather was beautiful...good thing we had a room w/balcony. Lovely place overall...very happy and we will return.
Excellent 2 night stay at the Marinotel
Excellent hotel at an affordable price. Our standard room was a nice size, very comfortable bed and a good sized balcony that looked directly out onto the beach below and ocean beyond!
Excellent full breakfast was included in our rate.
Only negatives were housekeeping staff. Room was immaculate but housestaff ignored "do not disturb" signs and interrupted a much needed nap on one day;
Failed to make up the bed and clean room until very late in the day our second day there, then of course came while we were trying to catch a nap.
The location of this hetel is perfect with fabulous views over the beach or harbour (depending which rooms you get). The rooms are well appointed & comfortable. The quality of food on half board option was very poor with limited choice & often cold. The a la carte restaurant was better but more costly. The staff were attentive throughout, until the Amway conference started when the hotel was full & they appeared unable to cope. Unfortunately, the grounds were ruined by an ENORMOUS marquee erected for the conference. The building of the marquee was very noisy & disruptive & spoilt our enjoyment cosiderably.
Room noise unacceptable
The hotel was generally very good and the diving staff excellent. HOWEVER, we had a very good room and excellent views but at night the room shook with the noise from the bar below us.
This was EVERY night from at least 9.30 until midnight and I am sorry but this was unacceptable.
We had gone for a rest and this was not relaxing at all. I complained and the hotel did offer to move us but I did not see why we should have to forgoe the good views so we could sleep at night. We were on the 6th floor and I would guess the same would apply to those on the 4th floor.
A wonderful Experience
Have just enjoyed a fantastic 3 night stay at this wonderful hotel.
Everything from start to finish was just perfect!
All the staff were extremely polite, courteous and efficient - nothing was too much trouble. Enjoyed wondeful buffet breakfasts, afternoon coffee and mouthwatering cakes and a fabulous meal in the restaurant.
All the rooms have magnificent views over the beach or marina, although for the sun all day, the beach side is preferrable. Would highly recommend this hotel and will definately make a return trip.
Loved the Tivoli Marinotel!
This was one of the best hotels we've stayed at. The food was excellent, the rooms were superb and the staff were very courteous, polite and helpful. The hotel is also a beautiful building. We've been there twice now and would recommend it.
just to tell that it is too expensive, staff very rude, the air conditioning didnt work, the cleaning of the room was very bad, 45 minutes to have breakfast, i ask several times to speak with the general manager and it wasn't any time availlable.paying 245 per day...
for a 5 stars with all of this, i will never return to this hotel.I stayed with my wife and my kid (4 years old) and they didnt permit that i take a coffee in the bar with my son.Nice view to the marina, it is the only good think that is ok for the hotel