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Forte Do Vale

5.0 of 5 Rua Dunfermline | Apartado no 632, Albufeira 8200-278, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
64 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Upon check in we were asked for £100/100euros or our credit card number in case of any damage. A safe is 3.50euros per day or half for a long stay. We were given room 332 on the 2nd floor. This is a large studio. This studio has NO balcony, one of the windows is covered by the glass rooof of... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 6 weeks Christmas, New Year and until almost the end of January. We loved it and our only regret is that we didn't stay longer! The staff are wonderful from the reception, bar, entertainments to the adorable housekeeping ladies. All seem very customer-focused and contribute hugely to an enjoyable stay. The hotel is calm and elegant, with... More 

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County Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 10 days in December, although we knew the area well we had not stayed here, I cant say enough about this hotel and will be back all going well again next Xmas. In a party of five we had two massive apartments, great space, ( look at the photos) , TV, channels great over the Xmas,... More 

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Petchey L, Manager at Forte Do Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the nice review after your stay in hotel during Christmas, 2014 December. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that we could exceed your expectations. It’s pleasing that you remarked the perfect location of our hotel and noticed our friendly and helpful staff. Certainly we have passed this on... More 

N Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not long back from the Forte and for the most part it is very good. Especially the staff who are great, in fact faultless. To be honest this was not our first visit our first was not long after it changed hands. It is very well placed between the Old and New Town. The first thing to recommend it is... More 

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Petchey L, Manager at Forte Do Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we shall continue to focus on exceeding expectations of valuable guests such as yourself. Our team thanks you for the gracious comments on the hospitality shown by them. Your comments regarding the beer have been taken... More 

Brixton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time at forte do vale ​and second with yellow fish​ Everything went very well . We flew with jet 2 was on time .We booked a​ private​ transfer with great company yellow​ ​fish​ ​transfers they were excellent​.​ The hotel itself was in a good place with a nice pool and modern apartment . The kids loved... More 

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Petchey L, Manager at Forte Do Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and we shall continue to focus on exceed expectations of valuable guests such as yourself. Our team thank you for the gracious comments on the hospitality shown by them . With the best location,... More 

Winsford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This modern hotel is perfectly situated about half way between the old town and the strip. Its about 10-15 mins walk to each but there is a shuttle bus and mini train running regularly if you do not wish to enjoy the walk. We only stayed for a short 3 night break so just booked a studio but it was... More 

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Petchey L, Manager at Forte Do Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a feedback after your stay at our Hotel. With pleasure we read, that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel and that we could exceed your expectations. It’s pleasing that you remark the perfect location of our Hotel We look forward to forward to your return visit. Best... More 

Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was our first visit to Portugal....nine of us stayed in three apartments here....lovely hotel...clean, friendly and close to bars and restaurants....the little train which stops outside was great to get us to the old town and the shopping centre...walkable but more fun for the kids by train!.....it stops near McDonalds much to the delight of my 8 year old... More 

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Petchey L, Manager at Forte Do Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we shall continue to focus on exceeding expectations of valuable guests such as yourself. Our team thanks you for the gracious comments on the hospitality shown by them. With a good location, and the good entertainment... More 

corby
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost all aspects of the hotel we were happy with but... The restaurant Flavors was poor. They seem to have aimed their menu at English and Italian guests and produced meals that are not to their strengths- pasta,fish and chips, roast turkey as examples but little that was Portuguese. Even the wine list was limited. Only 5 desserts were on... More 

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Petchey L, Manager at Forte Do Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time out and writing a Trip Advisor review about your experience with us. We appreciate your specific and constructive feedback as such interactions help us identify areas of opportunity for improvement and also give us further insight into our guests’ expectations, so that we can better exceed them in future. Rest assured we... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This hotel has become a little home away from home for us. We come in Jan as it's still quite warm but you miss all the drunken masses. The rooms are huge and well kept and everything is within a small walk away. The staff are the friendliest we've encountered anywhere especially the guys who work in the bar.. We... More 

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Petchey L, Manager at Forte Do Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a feedback after your stay at our Hotel. With pleasure we read, that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel and that we could exceeded your expectations. It’s pleasing that you remark the perfect location of the Hotel. Your kind words on the service received will definitely be... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

Without a doubt best hotel ever stayed. We booked a 2 bedroom as we have 2 kids with us.....it us huge!!! Beds are super comfortable. Staff v helpful. Perfect location. Hotel just been awarded 5* and it's well worth of them.....enjoy x

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Petchey L, Manager at Forte Do Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and we shall continue to focus on exceeding the expectations of valuable guests such as yourself. Our teams thank you for the gracious comments on the hospitality shown by them. With the best location... More 

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Address: Rua Dunfermline | Apartado no 632, Albufeira 8200-278, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Forte Do Vale 5*
Number of rooms: 125
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Forte Do Vale Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve

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