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Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa

#17 of 163 Hotels in Albufeira
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Praia de Santa Eulalia, PO Box 2445, Albufeira 8200-916, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

This is a beautiful hotel. The lobby and reception are stunning and I instantly felt we had made the right choice. We stayed in room 137 which is a two room / two bathroom suite that is on the groundfloor and looks over the pool and beach but is still very private and peaceful. I loved sitting on our balcony... More 

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Hoteis_Real_Alg, Manager at Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind and very detailed review about our Hotel, its services and facilities. We are very glad that you and your family have had a thoroughly enjoyable stay with us and that our team was able to make it even more special and memorable. Thank you also for sharing useful tips in order... More 

Portadown, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

Very good hotel..... car hire recommended as just too far to either Montechoro or Olhos d'agua. Quiet location for relaxing stay. Nice beach but if you prefer a longer beach.... faleisa beach is fairly close. Hotel shuttle bus to Albufeira each evening but limited in numbers.

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Hoteis_Real_Alg, Manager at Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are happy that you have spent an enjoyable, relaxing time at the Grande Real Santa Eulália Resort & Hotel SPA and would like to thank you for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you again for another pleasant experience and remain at your entire disposal for any assistance you might require. Kind regards João Máximo... More 

Hertfordshire
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

A really fantastic hotel and resort, it provides everything for a really enjoyable holiday, a five star complex at five star prices, so was a bit disappointed that still had to pay if I wanted to use the wifi. Booked a studio apartment which had everything we need for a self catering holiday, including being able to sit out on... More 

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Hoteis_Real_Alg, Manager at Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you are even considering returning, which is the biggest compliment a Hotel can hope for. Please do not hesitate to contact our reception team as they will be able to assist you with anything you might require, including... More 

London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Just like my previous stay in Algarve ( Filipa, see previous review) this hotel is graded 5 stars when truthfully it is not, unless of course Algarve hotels grading system is not up to UK standards. However, having started out on a negative comment, I have to say our stay was very good, and it was only the decor in... More 

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Hoteis_Real_Alg, Manager at Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is very difficult to meet the individual tastes and preferences of all our guests when it comes to the décor of the room. Whilst some prefer a classy design, as ours, others prefer a more modern style, as you do. We therefore... More 

cheltenham
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Room: Ground floor close to the road, a little traffic noise but not too bad. Pool right below us so kids could go in it with us watching from the balcony area. Excellent condition - staff said these rooms get less wear as they are less popular, being furthest from reception/dining building. Can cook a basic meal in the little... More 

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Hoteis_Real_Alg, Manager at Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really appreciated your kind, detailed review of our Resort and are very happy that you were impressed with our services and thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much and we look forward to welcoming you again to the Grande Real Santa Eulália Resort & Hotel SPA. Kind regards João Máximo Assistant Manager Hotéis Real... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

I cannot fault this hotel. The best place I have ever stayed in. Room was really big with a lovely view of the beach. Absolutely lovely reception area, pools, bars, restaurants, staff. Food was really nice. I can't believe people can moan about this hotel! Please ignore all other reviews and go and enjoy your holiday. You will not be... More 

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Hoteis_Real_Alg, Manager at Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your review and enthusiastic comments! It was a real pleasure to read your review and to learn that your stay was not only enjoyable, but an absolutely perfect dream holiday. Thank you once again, on behalf of the whole team, for your kind comments and we are looking forward to welcoming you back... More 

Vevey, Switzerland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Booked a 3 night stay on Booking.com. Nice Ocean view room, good facilities, and great beach. Can imagine in high season it is madness, but mid September it is still hot and much quieter. Would certainly come back for a long period again. Food good, not outstanding but what you expect from a. Mainstream 4-5* hotel.

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Hoteis_Real_Alg, Manager at Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Grande Real Santa Eulália and especially the stunning views and the quiet and relaxing atmosphere of our Resort. Thank you so much for having shared your experience on Tripadvisor and we look forward to welcoming you again for another pleasant stay. Kind regards João Máximo Assistant Manager... More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

I read all the reviews on this hotel b4 leaving and hoped they would all be true because there was so many good ones, everyone was correct hotel beautiful on arrival, staff friendly lots of room in all areas, amazing view over the ocean and the hotel restaurant by the beachside is lovely delicious food and not expensive which we... More 

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Hoteis_Real_Alg, Manager at Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate all reviews, but the ones we enjoy reading most are the ones like yours from guests who had such a perfect time that they even rated it as the best holiday ever. Thank you very much, also on behalf of our team, and we look forward to welcoming you again for another great holiday at the... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

Stayed for 10 days with our 2 and 4 year old daughters, on a 1 room appartment. Appartment was very spacious, clean, functional kitchen and even some goodies for the young ones on the arrival. Staff if very friendly and eficient, always ready to support you. The resort has three outdoor pool areas, each of them with a kids (0,3m... More 

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Hoteis_Real_Alg, Manager at Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind and detailed review and also for your useful tips and comments. We would just like to add a small note regarding the Spa pool. It is correct that there is a charge and age restriction for its use, since it is a treatment pool, a Thalasso circuit. For anyone who wants... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

I visited with my family for 7 nights in August and we stayed in one of the family suites. The exterior of the hotel is very nice and feels premium. The family suites really need a makeover. They are definitely not in 5 star category and I would suggest are closer to 3. They are clean but are quite small.The... More 

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Hoteis_Real_Alg, Manager at Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you have had a pleasant stay at our Resort. Thank you also for your constructive comments which we assure you will be taken into consideration and used to continuously improve the quality of our services and facilities. We had received no other comments about children stung by wasps, but... More 

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