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Hotel Santa Maria Faro

Rua de Portugal 17-19, Faro 8000, Portugal
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Hotel Santa Maria Faro
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Ranked #11 of 26 Hotels in Faro
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the hotel without booking in advance as we had been staying in Silves and decided to spend a few days in Faro before flying home. It was our second visit to the hotel and as we remembered it being in a great spot for exploring the town we headed straight there after checking availability on the internet.... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

we returned on 30/10/14, so apologies for delay in review. POSITIVES 1. Arrived in the evening and was greeted by an extremely helpful, pleasant member of staff, who we found out was called Sergio. He personally took us up to give us the option of 2 room choices and was very relaxed and welcoming. 2. We were very happy with... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

In April, my friends and I ventured out to Faro for some relaxation and bonding. This hotel was just what we needed. It was clean, centrally located, friendly staff, and we felt safe. There are not many frills but breakfast was delicious, the staff helped is with arranging excursions/restaurant recommendations, and nice bakery across the street.

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This was my second trip to Faro and I wanted a Hotel with a central location within walking distance of the Igreja do Carmo Church. Located in a quiet side street the Hotel is about ten-fifteen minutes from the Igreja and the Old Town. My twin room looked out onto the street and was very clean, with several power points... More 

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Room was clean and basic. Opened the door which immediately bounced back towards our faces as his hit the bed, it was a struggle to get our suitcases through. The curtains were drawn casting a strong shadow of red making it hard to see. Didn't understand why until we drew them to find an office block a few meters away... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Characterless but clean and well run, The Santa Maria, is a suitable option for a traveller spending a few days in Faro. The hotel is conveniently located in the centre of town within easy walking distance of the things the average tourist is likely to need. For those people choosing not to have breakfast on the premesis there are a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The hotel is a few minute walk to pedestrian shopping area and 10-15 minute walk from the bus station or the train station. So it is very convenient We had a room near the corner of the building, so it has a trapezoidal shape with a column inside our room. Furniture is a little bit aged but still clean. Mattress... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great location.Clean and comfortable room on the fifth floor with large balcony,good Wi-Fi,aircon and fridge. Bar area a waste of space, have your night cap before returning to hotel. Stayed for a week and found Faro a good base for days out to Tavira, a sort rail trip, and Vilamoura, a short bus trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This hotel is very similar to many of the UK Travel Lodge type establishments and provides a comfortable room in which to stay. Our room on the corner of the building was on the first floor, overlooking the building opposite and street outside. There was a narrow balcony outside the sliding doors and this led around the corner of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Near the Town centre, a very clean quiet hotel. We spent a relaxing 10 days there. The rooms have good wifi, chiller-cabinet, air con, best quality mattresses and a laptop-size safe. A good continental breakfast is served 6.30 to 12.00 by pleasant staff. All the staff are friendly but Receptionist "Ana" deserves a special mention for efficient, informative help to... More 

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