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Hotel Riu Palace Algarve

4.0 of 5 Quinta do Milharo | Olhos d'Agua, Albufeira 08200, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found the hotel to be excellent and though we have only been once feel like many regular visitors it is a pity it is being taken over by another company. From what we heard it is going to be completely changed. Yes some bits were a bit tired but far prefer bathrooms the way they are than with basin... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here in the last week of September as a family of 3 generations from 3-60. The building itself and the decor are quite dated and when the lease is taken over I'm sure a refurb will be in order, but everything was clean and pleasant. The entertainment reflected the average age of the guests at this hotel (older)... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just had our final stay at this wonderful hotel. Standards as usual were excellent. Everywhere immaculately clean. Food choices as good as ever. Can't understand some of the previous negative comments. For the price of this hotel, and bearing in mind that it is buffet service serving several hundred people each night, I don't think it could be faulted.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there are many reviews on this subject, but I would like to add my well wishes to all the staff for their future. special mention to louis, bar supervisor and fabio waiter. 2 really nice people, also to nelson and valerio both waiters who were mad as hatters, and at times better than the entertainment, riu you are losing some... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just arrived back after a very nice 2 week stay, have been coming here twice a year for 4 years and are sad that Riu will no longer be owning it at the end of the month. We now understand that the new company will be doing a refurb and the Hotel will be Adults only on HB & AI... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from our second visit to this Hotel , from 30 degrees to pouring rain and a realisation that its going to change. While we were there it was announced the Hotel was to be re named the Sensimar Falaesia and be in the Thomsons 2015 brochure with Half Board and All Inclusive options so may not be for... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are aware that the Hotel is closing soon for re-burb and will re-open next year under a new banner and not RIU. You could say therefore that this is a nugatory review, but I thought I would write something about our stay. We left the Hotel on the 2nd Oct after a 2 week stay. Staff were absolutely superb,... More

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Date of stay 18 Sept - 2 Oct. Obituary for the RIU Palace Algarve which will be finishing under this particular company at the end of this month. Oh dear!!! When is a RIU Palace not a RIU Palace? It would appear that this applies when the hotel is coming towards the end of its lease and any points/criticisms made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having just returned from a week at the Riu Palace I will echo a lot of other comments and wish all the staff good luck for the future, they helped make our week superb, the service and attention to detail could not be faulted. The hotel has a certain old school charm and hopefully this won't be lost when it... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After staying at this hotel last week in Sept for 7nights, I have read the other reviews. Firstly I was guided by tripadvisor when I booked and was highly encouraged by a lot of people’s reviews. When I found out after I had booked that it was closing in Oct 14. I was somewhat deflated and slightly worried as to... More

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Address: Quinta do Milharo | Olhos d'Agua, Albufeira 08200, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Algarve 4*
Number of rooms: 349
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Algarve Albufeira
Hotel Riu Palace Algarve Albufeira, Portugal

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