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Sao Rafael Suites

5.0 of 5 Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal (Formerly São Rafael Suite Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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southport
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice hotel with some lovely friendly staff. Food was super couldnt of asked for anything else. i really would deffo stay again !!!! Lots to do for all the family with nice large swimming pools to relax in the heat.

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NAUHotels_Resorts, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Freddie, Thank you very much for your review. We feel very proud to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you would like to return. Welcome you again will be a pleasure for us and provide you another good time will be an honor! With my very best wishes, More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend stayed at this hotel for 9 nights in June 2014. This was our first holiday on our own and although a few issues generally had a nice time. We arrived late at night and was pleased to see that there was food still available, the room was nice but small we stayed in room 20 which... More 

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NAUHotels_Resorts, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Katie, Thank you very much for share with us your opinion about your stay. There is nothing more important for us than our guest's satisfaction. Your comments and suggestions were very welcomed and for sure we will use them as a work basis to improve our services and our quality every day. It was a pleasure for us to... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

First impressions are excellent..impressive foyer, bedrooms and a great welcome. We were all inclusive (our first time) and this ideal for this location. The local beach is 10 minutes walk and is beautiful. Food was good ...particularly lunchtime barbecue and a la carte menu. Buffet restaurant is ok but does not feel 5 star...too bright and choice of food repetitive.... More 

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for share with us your experience at São Rafael Suite hotel. We were very pleased to welcome you and your opinion deserve all our attention. Our priority will always be our guests satisfaction, and there is no doubt that all the feedbacks we receive are a great tool in order to help us to improve our... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Me and my best mate stayed here for a long weekend to get away. We had a fab time. Not close to the town but taxis are cheap enough and a bus runs a few times a day to and from the town. Hotel it's self is beautiful and I would defiantly recommend you to have a massage, Food wasn't... More 

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your presence and for your preference for São Rafael Suite hotel. We were very pleased to welcome you. With our guests opinions, we can understand what they like more and what they want us to change. At the same time, it helps us to improve, to correct our failures and have a better... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I stayed for 5 nights, with a friend and my two children. On the whole we had a lovely time, but..... People saying the hotel was clean, obviously didn't use the toilets by the swimming pool, disgusting!! The indoor pool was a bit of a joke, €5 per shower cap, to be worn, "as your hair falls out, when it's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Booked this hotel for three nights as a base for golfing holiday. I found hotel to be modern, clean and the staff very pleasant and helpful. All inclusive means as much food and drink all day, and I certainly got my money's worth. Food is varied and fine. Previous reviewers complained off small bar and asking to long to get... More 

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Peter, Thank you for choosing São Rafael Suites for your recent stay in Algarve. It was a pleasure to welcome you,as well as to read your review. We feel very proud to know that you are satisfied with our services and we hope to have the chance to welcome you again. Best wishes, More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We spent a week here last month, weather was fantastic for most of the time. Hotel is very nice but a little out of the way in a quiet area although it does have a lovely beach about 10/15 mins walk away or there is a courtesy bus from the hotel. Great snack bar there, food is very good. There... More 

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Alison, Thank you for choosing São Rafael Suites as your holiday destination. We feel so happy to know that you enjoyed your week with us, it made us feel very proud. We will keep working and improving, for sure your comment was already a great contribution for that. Hope to welcome you again in the future! Yours sincerely, More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

28 of us Stayed for 5 nights all inclusive ideally sutuated everything you need is in the hotel The rooms are fantastic with plenty of space with 2 50" led tvs in each room 2 swimming pools/ restaurant spotless but not much choice as the food is repeated daily / not warm enough 6 euros only in a taxi to... More 

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Mr Gaz, Thank you so much for choosing São Rafael Suites. Your review deserves all our attention, and we will have it in mind to improve and see our guests satisfaction. It was a pleasure to welcome you and we hope to see you again in the future! Yours sincerely, More 

London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed here last week with our two children in a deluxe suite for 5 nights. I was really pleased with the size of our suite. Large lounge/dining area, kitchen with a microwave and fridge and the bedroom was huge with lots of storage space and also storage space in the lounge area. We were on the third floor and... More 

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review and for the detailed description you have done about so many issues. First of all, we want you to know that it was a pleasure for us to welcome you in São Rafael Suites and it will always be! We are always trying to improve our services and also our quality.... More 

leeds
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Overall good hotel,rooms are fantastic defo 5 star,staff great,food very average no better than most good 3 star hotels but the a la carte is a nice touch,spa area needs an upgrade rusty window blind fittings etc,entertainment ok with fantastic duo on sat night,need taxi into town or old town but there is a small beech 5 mins walk away,very... More 

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Leeds, Thank you for your presence in São Rafael Suites. We feel very happy to know that we had the chance to make part of your holidays and that you have enjoyed our services. Our guets satisfaction is our priority, we give all our attention to them and to their reviews. We wish you all the best and... More 

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Address: Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal (Formerly São Rafael Suite Hotel)
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Suites 5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Cs Sao Rafael Hotel Albufeira
Sao Rafael Suites Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
Cs Sao Rafael Suite Hotel
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in Albufeira
#17 Spa Hotel in Albufeira
#20 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#31 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira

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