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Eco Hostel Algarve

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Sta Barbara de Nexe, Faro, Portugal
Eco Hostel Algarve
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Eco Hostel Algarve is a truly unique and wonderful place to spend time. The whole place has been carefully crafted with great attention to detail. We stayed in the Owl House which was perfectly equipped with a very generous outdoor kitchen. Throughout our time Stu and Owl were fantastic hosts and made us feel very welcome with their hospitality.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had another ten days recently with my good friends Stu and Owl and, as ever, I had a great stay. Maria's beautifully written review below says it all about this unusual and delightful haven in the busy Algarve. Owl was there for the first few days and she was in fine form. Thank you both for being such lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a beautiful, peaceful place close to Faro and Olhao. The little self build houses, the flowers in the beautiful gardens. Everything was just perfect. The best of all: the warm welcome and feeling totally at home. The owner did not only invite me in his hostel, but also invited me and the present volunteer for diners and he... More 

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I've been to Quinta Stuart three times and it just gets better each time. The owners, Stu and Owl, are very caring people and fantastic hosts. Their property is "away from it all" but so accessible from Faro and all the lovely beaches and small towns and villages, with their lively bars and restaurants. All the rooms are so very... More 

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State of Sao Paulo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

There are many words I could pick to start writing this review, but I will start with: I felt at home the moment I arrived, and that is rare. The owners, Owl and Stu, receive you with a warm hug; they embrace you with wisdom and generosity, large smiles and the good energy that only truly kindhearted, honest people can... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was the most beautiful and cheap hostel I've ever stayed at. And bonus for being an eco hostel! Although the ambiance felt more like a bed and breakfast because the owners house was so close to ours and we would awkwardly see them eat and hear them fight. Sadly at the time I was there one of the owners... More 

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StunnedRabbit, Owner at Eco Hostel Algarve, responded to this review

“Like Photography, one has to develop the negatives” … We have had so many brilliant responses over the years, your comment, together with your companions comment, below yours on TA, is taken seriously. We note that it is, one couple complaining, not 2 x 2 couples complaining. We firstly would like to apologise to you young ladies, as we truly,... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I stayed with my friend in one of the little cabins. It's really a beautiful place with a travel/hippie vibe and I like that they are so eco friendly. It's a bit of a challenge to get around without a car but stuart was so nice to drive us around. Delicious breakfast and dinner! We felt really welcomed by stuart... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stayed at Quinta Stuart for two weeks in the Owl House and absolutely loved it!!- When we were planning our trip to Portugal I was looking for somewhere a bit different and thought that Quinta Stuart looked and sounded great!!- My other half wasn't convinced but when we arrived at the location, he was instantly converted!- Peaceful, beautiful, each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

What a wonderful place and what wonderful people. The place was so beautiful and so clean, easy to find, easy to get around and we loved it. Location is great actually, as you would be a short drive from Faro Airport, and easy drives from the rest of the Algarve. We were made so welcome, that we didn't want to... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

What a lovely week at Quinta Stuart! We were well-cared for by our sensitive and perceptive hosts, and found the coast and countryside to be very accessible on the well-serviced bikes we rented from Quinta Stuart. It's a straightforward (and slightly downhill) 7.5 mile cycle to the famous fishing port of Olhão, with its ferries and water taxis to the... More 

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