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Villas Rufino

Rua dos Mareantes | Gale, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
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Ranked #35 of 163 Hotels in Albufeira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I found the location of the villas to be quite tranquil and nice. However, if you are looking for quality amenities I would not recommend. Wifi could only be accessed from the outdoor patio (when it was working), and the television had only 4-6 working channels. The upstairs bedroom had mattresses that felt like hardwood. When reception was told about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our 3rd trip to Rufino - another longer one planned in July and the townhouses are still the best . Beds have been upgraded and double swapped to the larger front bedroom - only slight gripe is that the room is big enough for a kingsize bed so not sure why hoteliers still insist on buying the smallest beds especially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We stayed at Villa Rufino for the second time in a row. This time 8 days end of March, beginning of April 2014. Despite of the very bad weather (we experienced everything except of snow :-) ), we had a wonderful time in this great house. We discovered many small and beautiful hidden beaches just a few kilometers away from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here in June 2013 and just loved it. The villas are spotless and have beautiful views. Furnishings are basic but all that you need for a holiday home. There is a large, well maintained pool and the beach is just a short walk down the road. Each villa has a terrace and BBQ which was great fun and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Just completed another great week at the Villas Rufino. Well done to all of the team. A beautiful setting we will be back again in 2014. Villa was spotlessly clean and serviced several times on the week by the friendly domestic staff who even clean the BBQ each morning. Gale beach is stunning and only 5minutes by car. Apollonia supermarket... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights at Villa Rufino as a couple. Location and the view just are awesome. Very calm and near the ocean (although not directly on the beach). The Vilas are fully furnish (pretty much everything you have at home) and are very welcome for a couple of days off of the routine. We would really recommend for couple... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Our family of four with kids being 9 and 13 just got back after staying one week here. Had a really nice time in the quiet villa set in pretty grounds with a nice pool. It was not very busy and we learned that the most of the people there returned year after year as they loved it. I liked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Arrived home today after spending a week at villas rufino. Absolutely great place. Only 40 min transfer from airport. We hired a car last year, but this year decided on private transfers as we were not venturing far from the complex. (Also much cheaper to use taxi for the odd day out) Villas are very spaciousness, clean and feel very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Just Returned from our second trip to Villas Rufino and was everything we expected - clean and quiet. It has been 4 years since our last trip and the townhouses are just the same although they could do with a bit of sprucing up paint wise around the walls and outside and a couple of loose tiles in the pool.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We stayed 6 nights in this wonderful place. It was very clean apartment. It had 2 large bedrooms, wifi (outside). The terrace was big and it had a beautiful view over the ocean. The staff was very friendly.

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