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Sao Rafael Suites

#56 of 162 Hotels in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal (Formerly São Rafael Suite Hotel)
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Ranked #56 of 162 Hotels in Albufeira
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First appearance of hotel was good , staff very friendly and organised, struggled to get to our apartment with cases, up and down stairs, impressions of suite were gratifying and relaxed,although we had requested ocean view ours was of the gardens, spoke to reception who were sympathetic and arranged another room five days later which we after considering decided to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rooms were comfortable and large. Swimming pool was crowded and so was the hotel. Since its an all inclusive hotel with free meals and drinks, I felt food and overall experience was average. Did not have that luxury or exclusivity feel. At times it got really loud by the poolside. Service was very good and staff was helpful. They offer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel from 1st July to 15th July. A party of 14 in total. The taxi ride from the airport was like a Formula 1 ride and the driver I think was Fernando Alonso's Portuguese cousin!! The suite we had was excellent with a large lounge and a massive TV and kitchen area although the cooker does... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was very nice, it has lovely rooms with a balcony which are very spacious and modern, probably one of my favourite things about the hotel. I enjoyed the facilities however it was quite overcrowded with small children as the hotel is catered to families It became very noisy at times and when children are screaming and shouting in... More 

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 2nd visit to Sao Rafael Suites. After a great visit last year we were not disappointed 2nd time round. The size and layout of the rooms are great for families, the food was always of a good/high buffet standard, the staff were always very helpful and the atmosphere at the hotel was good all day long. The... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After paying out on a five star holiday at sao rafael suites . Its a tired hotel with tiles missing from in and outside the pools, broken and uneven slabs around pools,crumbling rendering around bar and terrices with rusty angle beads sticking out,a shortage of sunbeds,The main buffet hot food is always lukewarm and very poor, after the first week... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed as a party of 6, with 3 rooms between us, we probably had the biggest rooms I've ever stayed in, a sitting room, two armchairs, table, TV small kitchen but not for cooking, two bathrooms one of them a very small shower room but the other bathroom was huge, two sinks, bath & bidet loads of wardrobe space... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosing São Rafael Suites and for your review. We are very happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel. We understand your comment about the entertainment, we want to have all the guests happy, but we will pay attention in further occasions. Your presence was really appreciated and we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are currently still at the hotel hust started our second week. Straight to the grit - the evening meals are of the poorest quality & most items cold, we thought it would improve, but we are resorting to use our holiday funds to dine out. Staff at the hotel are good. We would score this establishment a low 3*,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed for 6 nights 17.6.15. Room was huge-2xdouble rooms with ensuite bath/shower/toilet & safe. 3rd room had kitchen area with microwave plus another shower n toilet plus long thin balcony on 1st floor. 3x rooms had flat screen tvs with englishspeaking channels. Really enjoyable relaxing stay with hubby n 2xteenagers. V. clean room. Lunchtime bbq about 1pm delicious, preferred self... More 

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

Dear Julie, Thank you so much for choosing São Rafael Suites and for your review. It was a pleasure for us to welcome you and your review made us feel very happy. Our guests opinions are very important for us, we really appreciate it. Thank you one again for your preference and we hope to welcome you again in the... More 

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