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Overview of Sentido Galosol

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On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Indoor pool, 2 outdoor pools, open 8:30 AM to 6 PM, pool umbrellas

Sentido Galosol

4 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPonta da Oliveira2 min walk
    Popular LocationReis Magos Beach7 min walk
    Popular LocationPinnacle Viewpoint7 min drive
    AirportFunchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo)10 min drive

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Single Room, Sea View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 269 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 Single Beds

Twin Room, Sea View

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 323 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Single Room, Garden View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 269 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 Single Beds

Suite

  • 473 sq ft
  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Twin Room, Garden View

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • 323 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Master Suite (2 bedrooms)

  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area

Santa Cruz

Located in Santa Cruz, Sentido Galosol is in the historical district and on the beach. Funchal Marina and Complexo Balnear do Lido are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Santa Cruz Beach and Madeira Botanical Garden. Travelling with kids? Consider CR7 Museum, or check out an event or a game at Madeira Stadium. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game drives and game viewing. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ponta da Oliveira - 2 min walk
  • Reis Magos Beach - 7 min walk
  • Pinnacle Viewpoint - 7 min drive
  • Palheiro Golf Club - 14 min drive
  • Palheiro Gardens - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo) - 10 min drive

Restaurants

  • Atlantis Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Habeas Coppus - 5 min walk
  • Lee Hamilton Steak House - 5 min walk
  • Snack Bar Maré - 5 min walk
  • A Traineira - 5 min walk

About this property

Sentido Galosol

Upscale hotel on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Sentido Galosol's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. All 123 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LCD TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include balconies and private gardens.
Sentido Galosol offers 123 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower, bidets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Santa Cruz hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a kids' pool, other recreational amenities include a fitness centre.

Guests aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Onda Revital Lounge has 8 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free off-site parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar, 1 swim-up bar and 1 poolside bar
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Aerobics classes
  • Basketball
  • Beach yoga
  • Bike rentals
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Kayaking
  • Motor-boating
  • Pilates classes
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkelling
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Indoor pool
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (3229 square feet of space)

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 8 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony
  • Garden

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: EUR 25

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 35.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are available for EUR 25.0 per day

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 66.50
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 106.50
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.00 per person, per night, up to 5 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 36.00 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: EUR 18.00 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 12 years old)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 25 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 25.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 35.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Property registration number 3122

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 8:30 AM to 6 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Galo Galosol
Galo Galosol Canico
Galo Resort Hotel
Galo Resort Hotel Galosol
Galo Resort Hotel Galosol Canico
Galosol
Sport Hotel Canico
Sentido Galosol Hotel
Galo Resort Hotel Galosol
Sentido Galosol Santa Cruz
Sentido Galosol Hotel Santa Cruz

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sentido Galosol and receive a full refund?
Yes, Sentido Galosol offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sentido Galosol cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Sentido Galosol?
As of 22 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Sentido Galosol on 23 Apr 2021 start from £67, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Sentido Galosol have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool, 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Pool access is from 8:30 AM to 6 PM.
Is Sentido Galosol pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Sentido Galosol?
There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at Sentido Galosol?
Check-in is from 2 PM - anytime.
What time is check-out at Sentido Galosol?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for EUR 25 (subject to availability).
Does Sentido Galosol provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs (available on request). A fee of EUR 36.00 per person applies.
Where is Sentido Galosol located?
Located in Santa Cruz, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk and within a 10-minute walk of Ponta da Oliveira and Reis Magos Beach. Pinnacle Viewpoint is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 101 out of 228 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 104 out of 228 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 20 out of 228 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 228 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 228 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Slightly above average
It is a good hotel in a nice location with above-average room sizes. The views of the coast are good, but do not fool yourself that there is a beach—there is not. The best pools (those with views) were closed the entire time we were there. Breakfast is passable and the service is good but unremarkable. There are several restaurants around that provide good variety, and hikes to the Cristo Rei statue are possible from the hotel.
Stayed 7 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing hotel - great value! A few restaurants in area but otherwise all about a relaxing stay at the hotel
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Brilliant hotel until ....
Great location, Great service but two very unpleasant (male) staff. Treat female guests with as much respect as males.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
loved the property, beautiful pools and ocean swimming areas, had so much fun on the ocean trampoline. the daily breakfast buffet had everything. friendly and helpful staff! the room was clean and we had a great view of the ocean, loved sitting on the patio with a glass of wine and watching the sunset. the food at pizza galosol was delicious!! will be back for sure
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2019

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