Hotel da Galé, Albufeira
With a spectacular rooftop pool with ocean views, this 2-star hotel is located in Cerro da Piedade, a lively resort in Albufeira on Portugal's Algarve coastline.
The hotel has 60 simple, airy rooms, all with an en suite bathroom, TV, and safe. Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas, and reception is open 24 hours a day. The hotel bar on the top floor enjoys wonderful views over the winding whitewashed lanes of the old quarter below. There is a small rooftop swimming pool where guests can cool off, or soak up the sun on the loungers on the terrace.
It is just a short walk to the nearest beach (Paneco) from the Hotel da Galé, which is also handily situated for enjoying the buzzing nightlife of the old city centre and the marina. Further afield, you have a choice of attractions from superb beaches to golfing.
Hotel da Galé: Location and transport
Bus: 500 metres.
Train: Albufeira, 6.3 kilometres.