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Hotel Riu Palace Algarve

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Quinta do Milharo | Olhos d'Agua, Albufeira 08200, Portugal
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Ranked #4 of 162 Hotels in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Rooms
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Derby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just returned from spending two weeks at the Riu Palace and must say we have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It's a very clean and well maintained hotel, the rooms are good and cleaned every day, the gardens are lovely, we liked the buffet restaurant with lots of choice and variety and we had chance to sample lots of different... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for one week at the beginning of September and were most disappointed by the food and staff that others compliment so fulsomely. The buffet has never been our choice of meals but, accepting this was the pattern of the hotel, chose to go. Having stayed at a number of other Riu venues we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our third visit to this hotel. Ideal place to relax and chill out. Fantastic position, love the walk down to beach and into the small centre with bars, etc. Hotel is really well maintained and all the staff are just brilliant. We are very sad that this hotel will no longer be a Riu or on Thomson's list.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was excellent, the staff are absolutely superb from the maids right through to the managers who were there every day greeting their customers. The hotel is spotless and all the rooms are very good. We only had a standard room and the only problem here is you have the main air conditioning fans set below the gardens, it... More

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Barton under Needwood, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is situated at the top of the hill and is a 10 min walk, with no shortcuts down to the sea/village with many cafe's and restaurants, on pavements or down 300 plus wooden steps, need to take a taxi which would cost 4 euro each way. The hotel is very quite throughout the day and night, great for... More

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

We stayed here for a week from the 2nd to 9th September. As has been well documented the Hotel will be closing this autumn. This is due to Riu not renewing the 10 year lease they had on the property. They already have the very large and noisy all inclusive ClubHotel Riu Guarana next door. Everything good about the Palace... More

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from 2 weeks at Riu Algarve, really enjoyed hotel, area and an amazing 2 weeks of blue skies all day with very hot weather. I'd asked for a top floor with evening sun and that's exactly what we got, with a side sea view. As has been said all staff excellent. Yes the rooms are in an older... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very nice, nicely located in the Algarve area, so that you can easily reach both coast near to Spain and extremity of Portugal. Of course, you really need a car if you want to visit different beaches. About the hotel itself, here are some pros/cons Pros 1) Food is amazing, both buffet and a la carte restaurant,... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our second stay in a row at this great hotel, need I say more? We had a great view of the ocean and Falesia beach from our balcony, even though the room (1002) was on the first floor. There was some noise from the pool bar that was located directly in front of our room, but nothing loud... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've already written a review for this place but felt compelled to write again as the review I've just read below is very misleading. There is direct access to the beach via the steps to the left of the hotel. There are a lot of steps but there are benches for you to rest on and once you get down... 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*
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