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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 163 hotels in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
645CTM Worsley, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Worsley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked via Thomson only two weeks before travelling and arrived on the 6th April 2014 for one week. Transfer with Thomson was terrible - we got out of the airport 15 minutes after landing, but had to wait over 1.25 hours before the coach left for the hotel with other later arriving guests leaving for the hotel before us.... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a fantastic holiday at the Riu Palace Algarve in Portugal. We stayed for 1 week and of course it helped that the weather was superb for the time of year. However, the quality of facilities were superb and the service from hotel staff was excellent, with nothing too much trouble for them. The room was... More

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel in terms of cleanliness and food but it stops there for us - We were bored after 2 days and lucky it was sunny otherwise there would have been nothing to do. Checking in was a nightmare as 3 coaches arrived at the same time and could of been much much better managed. We were allocated a... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have just returned from staying at the Riu Palace with my family and I would fully recommend it . The hotel is very clean, the rooms are of a good standard and the food and service is first class. The pool area was good but the pool itself was a bit cold as its not heated although the hotel... More

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6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for the weekend a first class hotel our room had a large balcony over looking the beach our room was spotless and the staff were very attentive throughout the hotel we had a glass of champagne on arrival which was a nice gesture the food was buffet style which was was well presented as much champagne as you... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for our honeymoon and it was amazing. Perfect in everyway. We hadn't asked for a sea view but the hotel (knowing it was our honeymoon) gave us a sea view and a bottle of champagne and it was a lovely surprise and start to our two weeks of bliss. The hotel is beautiful, very grand and luxurious.... More

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having viewed the other reviews for this hotel, there is little if anything new that I can add. This is certainly the best European hotel my wife and I have visited. The location is quite superb with views across the gardens and on to the Falesia beach. For the energetic visitor a short climb down the cliff to the beach... More

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a yet another wonderful stay at Riu Palace Algarve. The standards in this hotel deserve a 5 star rating. We have stayed here on a number of occasions over the last 6 years and continue to be impressed with the quality of the hotel and the excellent service. The fact that we meet the same... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the Algarve and I stayed at the Riu Palace with my friend. As soon as we arrived, (and were given a glass of Prosecco immediately on arrival), it became apparent that this was an outstanding hotel. I had emailed them a couple of weeks before our visit to ask that both our rooms had... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in olhos d'agua for the first time in 2006, at the, then riu Falesia (now porto bay falesia- heavenly views) and fell in love with the area. For some reason the place just seems so peaceful, calming and relaxing. This is about our third visit to the Palace, and we love it, it has a classy, relaxed feel about... More

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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Algarve Albufeira
Riu Palace Algarve
Riu Palace Algarve Hotel
Hotel Riu Palace Algarve Albufeira, Portugal
Address: Quinta do Milharo | Olhos d'Agua, Albufeira 08200, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Albufeira
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Albufeira
#4 Business Hotel in Albufeira
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#4 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
#13 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Algarve 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in Olhos d???Agua in the Algarve. 4-storey building standing on a cliff. 15 minutes' walk from Praia da Falesia beach. Access to a small cove from the hotel is via cliff side steps (an approximate 10 minute walk). 8 km from Albufeira. 500 m from various shops. 35 km from the airport. 500 m from a bus stop. Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Amex, Visa, Diners. ... more   less 
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