Ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
3.8 Room cleanliness
4.1 Service & staff
3.5 Room comfort
3.2 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
for Everyoneby Stephen from UK
Great Staff and LocationPosted Oct 23, 2013
Pros: Location and staff
Cons: Provision of Restaurant facility.
Location: Located on the beach. Excellent restaurants within a 10 minute walk.
We have used this hotel many times and always find the staff extremely helpful. Overlooks the beach and convenient for the town center and train station. Rooms are clean and the refurbished rooms are very nice. Our only disappointment was that the hotel restaurant is now closed (apparently permanently), but the excellent breakfast service is still available as are bar snacks. The spa facility and pool are very good.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from Brixton
Last minute dealPosted Sep 21, 2013
This was a last minute impulse booking and as our priority was to have a pool we were pleased with our trip. The hotel is however nearly 16 k from Porto so it is probably best enjoyed in summer when the opportunity to get out of the heat of the city and down on the beach is more appealling.
for Familiesby A verified traveler from Cambridge, England.
Pleasant StayPosted Aug 26, 2013 on Hotels.com
Just a short stay before moving on to another destination in the area but I really liked this hotel. The staff were very helpful, the breakfast excellent and the room, although small, was more than adequate. I would have no hesitation in staying again just to enjoy the pool and sun terrace.
Recommendedby Kpiper from Ireland
Great place for a quiet stay at the beachPosted Jun 20, 2013 on Hotels.com
I recently stayed at the Praiagolfe Hotel in Espihno. I found the hotel was very easy to get to from the train station and excellently located on the beach. My room had a south facing balcony which provided a lovely view of the beach and boarwalk beneath. The proximity to the beach, jetty and preservation dunes was ideal for a quiet beach stay. The indoor pool, hot tub were also a great plus. Although at times it was too hot and humid to be in there for long. the outside sun area was nice too, but often the lounge chair mats were missing. The neighbourhood around the hotel was nice and filled with local charm. Good access to local shops though it is harder to find a market or shop for small food items. The breakfast buffet was ok but lacked variety and didn't have many options. Overall I would recommend this hotel, however if I were to return to Portugal I would prefer to stay further south were the beaches offer better swimming and higher temperatures.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Good for the price and locationPosted Jun 1, 2013
Location: Location is great, right on the beach, about forty minutes from Porto by train
A bit dated looking but clean and fine. staff seemed nice but after an intial misunderstanding, didnt come back to clean the room after we told them to. Breakfast good and included in our price. No sea view but there could be.
for Getaway With Friendsby Wendy from Germany
Sun vacationPosted Jun 1, 2013 on Hotels.com
Staff was friendly. spa services were nice though only had one person working, which made scheduling challenging. Overall great experience. We went to get some sun, which we did!
Espinho-Beach havenPosted Sep 1, 2012 on Hotels.com
Very convenient location for the beach and pleasant stay at The Praiagolfe with a roof terrrace overlooking the sea. The beach itself was rather windy and high tides were a little dangerous, however it was beautiful to overlook and make pleasant walks along. The hotel had a heated indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna etc which were welcome on our one cloudy day. Nightlife is pretty poor, but a few nice restaurants- Tomate-for Italian meals was great. The hotel room was cleaned daily and the air con was great; TV even had a few English speaking channels. I would recommend the resort for couples who want a quiet relaxing holiday, and the hotel likewise. Nightlife is in Porto itself I'm afraid which is fairly convenient via train-5mins from the hotel. The staff were friendly and their English was good, also free wifi was great too.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Lovely locationPosted Aug 23, 2012
The hotel is beautifully situated and Espinho is lovely if you want to experience a traditional Portugese holiday resort. The hotel is quite dated but the staff and spa facilities are lovely with complimentary towels for the pool. Breakfast is adequate and available until 10am. The safe is free and the staff very helpful. We would go back and really enjoyed our holiday.
Recommendedby A verified traveler from New Jersey
Winter by the SeaPosted Feb 3, 2012 on Hotels.com
Location is fantastic. Couldn't ask for better. However, the Hotel lacks certain elements that we normally expect from a 4 Star facility. The Bathrooms are very old, the whole building is quite old, and amenities such as Bath Robes and high quality towels are not available. Also, there aren't any "Safe Boxes" in each Room. Parking facilities are inadequate to say the least. Would I go back, probably yes only for the location; on the Beach right next to the Casino. The rates are very reasonable as well. I think the Hotel should be rated as a 3 Star facility. I don't think they would lose business as a result and the reviews coming in from people like me wouldn't be as harsh. It can be frustrating when what you get doesn't quite measure up to one's expectations.
Recommendedby A verified traveler from Toronto
Hotel PraiaPosted Sep 9, 2011 on Hotels.com
Staff were great , the hotel needs some maintenance , carpet had stains, balcony needed repair, location was perfect right on the beach