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Ponta Grande Resort

4.0 of 5 Sesmarias Sao Rafael, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us stayed at the Ponta Grande Resort last week and had a lovely time. Staff are very helpful. When we could not find English channels on TV a member of staff came to show us within a few minutes. Staff at reception were very pleasant and answered any queries. We ate several times at the resort and meals... More

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The Wirral, UK
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111 reviews 111 reviews
41 hotel reviews
361 helpful votes 361 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were booked into this resort via our Club La Costa Vacation Club points. From reading a previous review from a CLC member, I was horrified and nearly cancelled. CLC assured me this would not happen again and that the matter had been resolved, so we took a chance and went ahead with the booking. This resort is primarily made... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We are just back from the Ponta Grande Resort and have to say it was exceptional. We booked through holiday rentals and stayed in number 26. The owner has his own website which we found had some excellent advice of things to do, beaches and places to eat etc,. It's called miholidayhome.com. The resort is spotless with great facilities for... More

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São Rafael G, Front Office Manager at Ponta Grande Resort, responded to this review

Dear Derval999 We are very pleased that you have shared your memorable experience at your recent stay at Ponta Grande São Rafael Resort. Ponta Grande Resort team wants to thank you for this initiative. We are particularly grateful for pointing out our facilities for kids, restaurant and location (a few top 20 beaches in Europe within a short distance). It... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Two bedroom terraced villa, reasonably spacious. Good sized pool but tired furniture and when busy not enough sun loungers. Tiles falling off pool sides. Annoying music played from 9am. Bar covered in football scarves & football on TV all the time. Restaraunt very average but inexpensive. Pool good for kids, lovely beaches & good restaraunts nearby.

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Dublin Ireland
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I cannot recommend this resort at all. While the location is near a fantastic quiet beach there isn't very much else around. You need to take a taxi to the town. The grounds themselves are nice enough but trying to get any service, even as basic as food or drink is like an episode of fawlty towers. The pool is... More

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Dulles, Virginia
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were traveling as a family of 4 and stayed at Ponta Grande resort this month. We were a bit anxious after reading the negative reviews. When we checked in, I was really honest and told the front desk lady about my concerns from the reviews. I asked to see the rooms before I paid. She was very understanding and... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We used points from our Club La Costa to stay at what can only be described at best as 1 star accomodation. The Villa (no 18) was dated and furnished with what looked like furniture rescued from the tip. Included the 1970's TV. We complained about the condition and was told that we could not be moved as the resort... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I want to start by saying the staff were great, really helpful and nice people. I can't fault them really but unfortunately the resort wasn't the best it could be. On the plus sides the units are large and I like the layout of them, big windows at the front and nice sized external area to sit in and eat... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Review The units given on this RCI exchange were very poor and basic. Large kitchen was good , apartment size was large but the bathrooms were both awful and not very clean- toilet seat was badly damaged and could not have been cleaned properly, there was thick black mould across all grout and mastic between tiles, shower curtain was dirty.... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed at a nearby hotel recently for four nights, but had drinks every afternoon at this resort. The bar staff were very accommodating and friendly. A glass of house wine was only 2 euros. We weren't sure what it would taste like at that price, but it was really good. We had a few snacks, including a lovely tuna... More

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Address: Sesmarias Sao Rafael, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ponta Grande Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 62
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Ponta Grande Hotel Albufeira
Ponta Grande Resort Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve

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