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Vila do Castelo

Rua da Torre Velha | Rua Da Torre Velha, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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Worcester Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Lovely complex. Although we were a couple it was great for families. A very friendly bunch of mixed nationalities but all communicating in broken English. The complex Manager Fermina was very helpful for instance getting us a shower and bath mat when we found the surface slippery. Bonus in that the two bed apartments had two bathrooms. Apartment was spacious... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from 9 nights here, just prior to their winter closure. VG value for money with spacious, well equipped accommodation and air conditioning throughout if we had needed it. Pool is nice if too cool for us parents by this time of the year. Lovely beaches nearby, quite limited bus service by now though taxis inexpensive and prompt. Reception... More 

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Somerset
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

My husband and I have just returned from Vila do Castelo, as some of the last visitors of the season. They close for the winter end October, opening again for Easter. The accommodation was very comfortable and spacious - separate kitchen (fully equipped), bathroom, bedroom and lounge diner. We had a downstairs single story apartment which was more like a... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

My wife, 3 children (teenager, 5 year old, and 7 month old) and I spent 10 nights here in late July/early August 2015 and really enjoyed it. The staff were kind and helpful; Fermina the manager is extremely forthcoming, Patricia the cleaning lady is lovely and happy to help, whilst Edoardo who manages the on-site pizzeria and bar (with a... More 

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Brampton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The Vila Do Costelo's staff was helpful and pleasant doing all they could to assist us with travel advice throughout our 3 weeks here. The apartment was clean and well equiped. The reataurant has a "funky" clever decor and excellent food too making it a popular destination for it's guests and op off bus stop is conveniently at the nearby... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The room was exceptionally clean and towel service was 3 times per week. The area was quiet and peaceful and centrally located to beaches, restaurants, and amenities and easy access to the Hop on Hop off bus. The staff was very pleasant and helpful at all times. The restaurant attached was great and service was excellent. We would definitely come... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Just arrived back from the Algarve.I picked this place as we wanted a quiet,peaceful location close to the coves/cliffs and secret beaches.I wanted to be away from Albufeira and the famous "run down" strip.To me that is not the true Portugal.This location in my opinion is best for couples who want total peace and nothing much to do.We stayed on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Relaxed and refreshed.The kitchen is well stocked with every utensil you may need and there is a large fridge with freezer and ice cube tubs which was appreciated Nice little place, close to the Praia do Castello and maybe 1 min more to Praia Evaristo. . Our family just love it... higly recomendable...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

These apartments are spacious and clean. We had a garden apartment next to reception which was lovely. The owner was very helpful and the Spot Pizzeria was lovely and relaxing with superb pizza and the staff were excellent. A lovely relaxing holiday with superb beaches near by.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Just arrived back relaxed and refreshed.The staff are incredibly polite and helpful especially Firmino who offered first class advice to help us make the most of our stay. We had a two bed apartment and were pleasantly surprised to find not only a large bathroom with both bath and shower but also an en-suite to one bedroom. Hot water was... More 

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