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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Ian M Manchester, United Kingdom
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel exceeded our expectations in every respect. It is an oasis in so many levels. The gardens are glorious, the pool is wonderful and the staff....... Well they were just astonishing. Food great. The gourmet restaurant is under used and we cannot imagine why as it is so good. If we tried really hard to find fault it might... More

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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well its a Riu. Good value, great customer service…..but this one wasn’t as good as the others. Staff were friendly but no personal service or recognition unless you have been going there for years I think. Every greeting was as if it was the first time although I seen some of the staff 5 or more days in a row,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From arriving at the hotel to leaving couldn't fault it. From bar staff to the hotel cleaners they were all friendly and couldn't help you enough. Alex the Thomsons rep was excellent with all the information she gave us nothing was to much trouble. This was our first time at a Riu Hotel and can't wait to try another

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Luton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just back from 2 week stay and was so impressed by the level of service provided by all staff. It was our first time with Riu and would certainly recommend this, although our 19 year old daughter came with us and was not for her, we thought that there would be an entertainment team but there is nothing. Certainly a... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There was nothing to complain about in the hotel. The room was lovely and the bathroom very nice ( to be honest we didn't even switch on the TV so no comment on that). The staff were always very friendly and helpful. Food was excellent with lots of choice and drinks reasonably priced.It was quite a long walk to the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Check-in and room - We were welcomed at check-in with a glass of champagne - a good start. We had to wait a while for our room to be ready but when we got there, the room was spacious with large twin beds and a bathroom with efficient shower over the bath, and a separate foot-washer aka a bidet. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To start we flew with Norwegian airways? Thomson holiday? but what an experience , great check in , great flight crew , great flight times , got to Faro holiday started , chaos again only 2 reps for coach number info for 4 flights !! after a 50 min sit on the coach at the airport a good trip to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Third visit to this excellent hotel / resort...... Consistently good.Excellent food, service, etc., Entertainment weak..... And a bit of hanging around waiting for transfer to the hotel.But overall very, very good. I am much travelled & believe this hotel & Thomsons package great value. Of course there are better hotels & locations, but not for this sort of money.... Well... More

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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic location, food, cleanliness and staff exceptional, a truely wonderful holiday. It had all that you required, gym, sauna, fabulous pool as well as an indoor pool, all well maintained and spotlessly clean. The staff really work hard, and are a credit to the company. We highly recommend this hotel and are looking forward to the next visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Can only reiterate everyone elses positive reviews. A wonderful hotel,staffed by wonderful people.Food excellent. The resort is picture perfect and will be returning in the near future. On the subject of the hotel lease coming to an end one can only think that it is being taken over by another hotel chain as we were told the Rui Guarana across... 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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Riu Palace Algarve Albufeira
Hotel Riu Palace Algarve Albufeira, Portugal

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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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