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Sao Rafael Suite Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So having just returned from a long weekend at the so called 5 star Sao Rafael Suite Hotel we felt it right that a true and honest opinion needed to be written. We will get the good things out of the way first, as there were some positives about our stay and the hotel. Firstly we booked with Travel Republic... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a lovely stay here. Hotel staff friendly and welcoming. Rooms clean comfortable, clean and well equipped and furnished. We had a suite which was a good size with two bathrooms, two balconies, a sitting area and good sizes bedroom. Plenty of hanging space. Good water pressure so superb showers. Property is well furnished and modern. There's two pools which... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here in August for 10 nights, family of 4. I found the hotel to be everything we had hoped. There is some confusion with some websites mixing this hotel up with its sister hotel CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel, which is a short 10 minute walk away and sits at the beautiful São Rafael beach. I walked to this... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just back from a golf hol I've no major probs with this hotel but having stayed at other 5* hotels it's more 3.5 had a good meal in the alacarte the leg of pork I can recommend but the choice in the main restaurant a lot to be desired but as my heading suggest it's ok a couple of good... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel for long wkend with my friends for a well needed break.The suite was spacious for three sharing.The staff were lovely and polite.The food was a little disappointing however we enjoyed the hotel entertainment.During unsettled weather we visited the hotel spa and the old town.We would recommend this hotel and hope to return in the future.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To begin with I have waited a couple of weeks to write this review because if I had written it when I returned home it would be a 1* review. I stayed here with my partner and my partners sister, we chose this particular hotel after reading the good reviews and as my partner was 5 months pregnant and this... More

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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just stayed here for a small golf tour which it suited perfectly. It's clean and welcoming , the food and all inclusive drinks range is adequate. The staff are the best thing about this hotel, they are very friendly and keen. I would particularly like to mention Carla behind reception, who was wonderful and helpful.. The place is spotless. However... More

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Paul, First of all, thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure to welcome in our hotel and your opinion is very important for us. We will use it as a work basis to improve and correct our failures day after day. We hope to have the chance to welcome you again in the future... More

Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't normally write reviews, but after reading some of the ones complaining about this hotel I felt I had to...just returned from a 4 day trip and I could not fault the hotel in any way, clean ,spacious and very laid back, the food was excellent at all meal times and all the inclusive drinks were of the highest... More

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Was so nice to read your review, thank you so much! It was a pleasure to welcome you in São Rafael Suite Hotel. The opinion of our guests is a great contribution for us, in order to develop and improve our quality and knowing that you left the hotel satisfied with our services made us very happy, it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for five nights for out birthdays. We were very impressed with the hotel. The rooms were huge with two bathrooms, a lounge, a kitchen, two sea view balconies. The staff were very helpful and polite. The cleanliness of the hotel was extremely high. All the food and drinks were excellent with a wide choice. Would defiantly return... More

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Stuart, Was a pleasure to welcome you in São Rafael Suite hotel as well as read your review. We feel very happy to know that our services provide you a good stay and that you left this place satisfied. Thank you so much! We hope to have the chance to welcome you again in the future. Best wishes, More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are staying here in a few weeks and are extremely worried about some of the comments on here. It is very difficult to find out where we stand. If the hotel manager is reading this thread can you please reply.

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suite Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for your preference for São Rafael Suite Hotel. We want to let clear that there is no bankrupt. There is more then one comment about it, but we do not know who have started with that misunderstanding. The reservations for this hotel as for any other from our group are totally safe and... More

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Address: Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Suite Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Cs Sao Rafael Hotel Albufeira
Sao Rafael Suite Hotel Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
Cs Sao Rafael Suite Hotel

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