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Guest House Sao Filipe

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Rua Infante Dom Henrique 55, Faro 8000-363, Portugal
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Ranked #9 of 21 Faro B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

It is a very good value for the money. Hot water for showers, a clean and private bathroom. The staff was polite, but not over and above. The area near the hostel seemed rather dodgy so I didn't feel safe, but that may be more of a reflection of the city rather than the hostel. The thing that bothered me... More

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Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We spent 2 nights there. It's a very quiet neighbourhood and close to everything: train and bus station, ferry, shops, bars, restaurants etc. We felt pretty safe there because you must ring to enter the hostel, so you receive a key only for your room.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We spent only one night at Guest House Sao Filipe, but we were positively surprised. Everything was very clean and neat. The room was basic but very cosy, with a TV, air conditioning and a very nice, large bathroom. The street was quiet so we had a very good rest. The lady at the reception was very friendly and helpful,... More

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Bow, NH
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Our stay at Hospedaria Sao Filipe was nice and enjoyable. The staff was very smiley and helpful, and relaxed regarding when the bill was to be paid. We were placed in what appeared to be an external room on the roof/upper veranda of the hotel, but the room was clean and comfortable. The bathroom was the only part of the... More

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Towcester
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Used the bus from Faro airport, from where it was literally a 5 minute walk, slightly up hill to the Sao Felipe. From previews with Google map and steetviews, had been expecting to see a main road; at 9pm, the "hole in the wall" look of Sao Filipe, on what appeared to be a dodgy sidestreet was slightly disconcerting. But... More

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Bruxelles
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35 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Every time I have travelled to Portugal I always had great experience, and Faro was not an exception. Hospedaria Sao Felipe is very well located, at walking distance from the station and from the centre. There are not a lot of shops and restaurants around, but the area is safe and you can reach them in less than 10mins walking.... More

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Bexley
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

We literally were staying in a shed on top of their patio. It was not worth the 30 euros we paid that is for sure. Faro itself is not a city to visit in the first place. It is a neglected city, but not a beautiful neglected city. It is literally falling apart and the area where this guest house... More

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Belluno, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

This is a very clean, colorful and nice place to stay in Faro The staff is helpful and kind The location is so close to everything (center, bus station, train station, bars) They provide Wi Fi in all the building Will come again for sure!! 100% POSITIVE

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Pleasanton, California, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

We stayed 1 night in the room that slept 3 on the top of the building on outdoor patio. No smoke detectors. Beds were hard. Room was clean & quiet. I don't think the pictures represented our room at all. Shower was adequate. Watch out for the hot water, scalding hot! Staff was very nice & helpful. Good location, lots... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here for four nights the rooms are small but nice with good wifi signal. Faro is quite small so the location is good there is a fantastic restaurant within 3 minutes walk ' Adega Nova ' found it on our second day and had all our meals here from then. Turn right outside the front door and take first... More

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Also Known As:
Guest House Sao Filipe Faro, Portugal - Algarve
Address: Rua Infante Dom Henrique 55, Faro 8000-363, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Faro
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Faro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Guest House Sao Filipe 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our establishment consists of eleven bedrooms where we offer you tranquility, with a warm and friendly atmosphere,providing our guests to the ultimate personalized service. This is without a doubt our most important attribute.Each of our rooms have their own bathroom, cable TV, air conditioned and heating. We have alarm connected to the reception in all bathrooms and even the security system and detection of fire in the building. ... more   less 
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