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Vilafoia

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Corte Pereiro Apt 241, Monchique 8550-257, Portugal
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Highlands Ranch, CO
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once I found the hotel I loved it! We drove and you ned to pay close attention to the signs. The first turn up the hill is by the tourist office. The road leading up to the hotel is steep and narrow but well worth it. Giant rooms with a balcony overlooking the cities below. Contemporary furniture and bathroom. I... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Fab views, lovely new building, large room (108), everything clean and new.Underfloor heating, good size bathroom, free WIFI Nice breakfast. Stephanie and staff are really really helpful. Nice lounge area and breakfast area. Do kettles in room, but you can make a drink in the dining area, and get cold drinks (pay for) from the fridge in the dining are.... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The setting for this hotel is magnificent, set high up in the hills above Monchique with views all the way down to the Atlantic Ocean. We had a beautiful room with a great veranda for enjoying that view. Staff were friendly and helpful. The bed and pillows were comfortable and a great ensuite shower room. Breakfast is a generous continental... More 

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Laon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Peaceful atmosphere in the middle of oaks corks with beautiful views. Very good and friendly staff. Pleasant and rich terrace breakfast. Quiet and very clean hotel, spacious rooms with large balconies. Nice pool. Accessible by a small sloping road in the mountain but near all the conveniences. Nothing is overrated but everything is in the balance !

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a good hotel but does take a bit of finding - it is quite a windy drive up the mountain & no signs until you get fairly close - please put more lower down. Hotel itself is very modern & clean ( just one exception would like the shower joints,corners & bottom of glass screens to be steam... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My family stayed here for several days last summer. It is such a nice hotel, beautiful views, wonderful staff and lovely breakfast. My daughters enjoyed swimming in the pool. The room was spacious for four people.

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Veere, The Netherlands
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This was one of our best hotelexperiences in the world. Recommanded by someone in the village we went up the mountain to Vila Foia, beautifull views from the car, the premises are very well kept, all the rooms with an ample balcony and stunning view , staff was very friendly, we felt welcomed and at home. rooms very comfortable, shower... More 

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Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We found Vilafoia on our search for a place that was near the Algarve, but not in the Algarve. We loved it. Stephanie and Laila were helpful and attentive. The rooms were spotless, the views were incredible and the pool was very refreshing. The breakfast was extensive and the girls helped us plan out destinations for our evening meals. We... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Stayed at Vilafoia from 19th December until Boxing Day 2013. Perfect relaxation! Although we got a little lost initially ( by following directions from booking.com ) we followed the steep path up through the cork forest and reached what was to be our retreat for a week. Felt like a tree house! Well equipped studio with kitchenette , where we... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Had four lovely nights here. The hotel is spotless and has a Scandinavian feel, with clean modern lines - very organised and efficient. Room very comfortable, with wall controls for radio etc. TV and air conditioning. En suite shower room attractively decorated, modern, clean and very pleasant, with in-shower body wash/shampoo dispenser, which I thought was a nice touch. Complimentary... More 

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