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Pousada de Faro Palace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Sao Jose, Estoi, Faro 8005-465, Portugal (Formerly Pousada de Faro - Estoi Palace Hotel)
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Ranked #1 of 26 Hotels in Faro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People very friendly Rooms spacious and clean Nice and very clean pool Breakfast could be quite better : choice of food was poor and service to complete empty buffet wasn't top dinner quite expensive for Portugal and not a lot of restaurants around (need car)

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly, I have never, ever, encountered a more depressing hotel. We booked a room with a "view", which was overlooking a dried out bush. We asked to change to another room with a better view and was given a room on a higher floor with a view of a bigger bush--they called it the "pool view". If you want drinks... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been travelling across Portugal in August and stayed in 4 Pousadas while exploring the Country. Pousada de Faro Palace Hotel has been our worst experience and surprisingly turned out to be significantly more expensive versus the rest of the Pousadas, so we were quiet disappointed by the quality of the property. Several items to mention that might be... More

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Warwickshire
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are staying in a villa close by and made the mistake of going to this hotel for lunch. All the service had to be initiated by the guest and whilst the staff who eventually served you were friendly, it was disappointing to say the least. You pay a cover charge and although you do not get a choice of... More

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Bruges Belgique
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Pousada is in a quite location but not to far from the ocean and the airport in Faro. It is indeed a fusion of old and new. The modern rooms are well equipped, spacious and with a nice terras. The pool area is very nice with lots of chairs and a nice pool bar. The old part houses the restaurant,... More

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful old building in combination with modern architecture. Spacious rooms and bathrooms. Nice pool with a view and fabulous garden. Unfortunately the restaurant service was one of the worst experience ever, thus the restaurant can not be recommended.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed there in August. It seemed that all rooms were occupied. Staffs were very kind and helpful but in busiest time, we had to wait for any kind of services. Facilities and atmosphere were good. Meals were lower than the avarage In Portugal. So I recommend to go out for dinners. My reccomended restaurant area is Olhao.

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Milan, Italy
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32 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The plus are for sure: the garden and the villa's halls which are really beautiful public spaces (you could spend hours there doing nothing!), the quiet atmoshpere and the friendly staff. However I think the hotel is a little overpriced for the structure in itself and the quality/price ratio could be improved...

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed at the Estoi Palace from the 8th to 15th July and did not want to leave. This hotel is a successful fusion of old and new. The new wing houses well-equipped, air-conditioned rooms which are spacious, comfortable and beautifully clean, with the most powerful shower I have ever encountered. Dining on the terrace in the original palace was... More

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Fort St John
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This hotel architecturally integrates a baroque palace with contemporary Portuguese architecture in a brilliant and elegant fashion. The rooms are spacious, the views are stunning, and the old palace is a reminder of how the very wealthy once lived. Staff were friendly, dining on the terrace was a joy! Strongly recommended.

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Additional Information about Pousada de Faro Palace Hotel

Address: Rua Sao Jose, Estoi, Faro 8005-465, Portugal (Formerly Pousada de Faro - Estoi Palace Hotel)
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Faro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada de Faro Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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