Globo Hotel

Rua 5 de Outubro, 26 Portimão8500-581Portugal
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About Globo Hotel

Set in Portimão’s city centre, the Globo Hotel Hotel is a sleek and modern design hotel offering guests hip and stylish accommodation just two miles from the Algarve’s most famous beaches.

Rooms are understated, but still have that trendy designer look. Each features air conditioning, flat screen TV with cable channels, hairdryer, telephone and in-room safe.

Reception is open 24 hours, and there are trendy lounge areas ideal for relaxing and socialising over a drink. There is also a small wellness area with sauna, Turkish bath and gym.

The restaurant has panoramic views of Portimão and the Arade River, and serves authentic Portuguese cuisine as well as international favourites.

The Algarve’s famous Praia Da Rocha is just two miles from Globo Hotel, and there are several other great beaches only a little further away. Faro Airport is about 40 miles to the east.


Rua 5 de Outubro, 26 , Portimão, 8500-581, Portugal
Telephone: +351(282)405030 | Fax: +351(282)483142 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business center
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Great views over the town and river

Though the hotel is some way from Portimão's beaches, guests seem to like the location since it affords great views over the city centre and river, especially from the penthouse restaurant.

Rooms were fairly spacious

Several guests mentioned that the rooms were quite a bit bigger than they expected. They seemed relieved that they didn't need to struggle and keep on bumping into their partner in a tiny room.

Good value

Even most guests who had a couple of issues with the hotel conceded that they had received a fairly good room-rate for what was a reasonably stylish hotel in a central location.

Negative Reviews

Poor service in the bar

A couple of guests mentioned that the hotel seems to be understaffed at times, with each staff member being responsible for more duties than they can reasonably perform. One result seemed to be that service in the bar was slow, on account of the barman being nowhere in sight.

Hotel was hard to find

The exact reason was difficult to ascertain, but a fair number of guests had difficulty actually finding the hotel initially. Perhaps it was because of the narrow streets in the area. In an event, it may be wise to print out a detailed map with the location marked before setting off.

No pool

While guests typically knew this before arriving, after having stayed there, they concluded that the lack of a pool was actually a pretty serious deficiency they should not have overlooked. Many were in the area for a short break in the sunshine, and concluded that a pool was really a minimum requirement for such a holiday.

Rating Overview

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7.3 out of 10 based on 642 reviews