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Hotel Arribas

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Alfredo Coelho S/N | Praia Grande, Colares 2705-329, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Colares
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Leuven, Belgium
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Hotel somewhat out-dated but clean and correct. Very friendly staff. Location on the beach, right at the sea is superb. Restaurant is very nice, also breakfast is great. Location was just fine for our purpose: visit Lissabon and Sintra. However car is kind of necessary for convenience.

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Cambridge, UK
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35 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights here and for what we paid we certainly had good value for money. Unfortunately, there were only a couple of other guests so in the evenings the place was like the "Marie celeste"!! as was the main road that it is on. The road is actually a dead-end and the cafes and bar (which I... More 

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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This hotels wows you from the time you turn the corner of the small road leading to the main beach. Rooms with sea view will delight you for hours. We found a comfortable room with standard amenities and furniture. Service at the desk was prompt and efficient. Parking on site or across the street. A good value in low season... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed here twice during our tour through Portugal because we liked it so much. All of the tidy rooms have about the same unlimited seaview to the Southwest. Which means on a sunny day you can enjoy a Drink on your private balcony and watch the sun going down before you stroll to the Hotels restaurant to eat one... More 

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Excellent rooms with ocean view. Great swimmingpool (largest in Europe). Very friendly staff, Super Breakfest. No complaints. Wifi is rolling out in every room (not yet!) Nice walking nearby to the clifs. Super Surf area.

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Los Angeles
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This hotel is right on the beach. We left our doors open at night to hear the sound of the waves and at some point it was too loud. The hotel is dated and doesn't have internet in the rooms so that was a bit of a problem for me but I was able to connect in the lobby. When... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

It has to be said that much of this hotel is rather dated. So why am I giving it an excellent rating? You have to look beyond any small shortcomings because this hotel is located in such a special place, right on a beautiful beach. There is something quite unique about lolling around in the huge swimming pool as waves... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

When we arrived our room wasn't yet ready, so we left our bags in a small store room and went for some lunch nearby. The reception area wasn't quite as I expected, but it was clean and tidy. The two members of staff we dealt with were very polite and helpful. We came back at the given time and were... More 

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22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed in a suite (2 rooms). The view from the balcony was stunning. Sleeping quality was excellent. I enjoyed a lot the firm mattress of our room. It was great to listen to the sound of the waves at night. The breakfast is nothing special, very simple. One would expect more from such hotel. The swimming pool was great.... More 

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Leeds, UK
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29 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Wow, what a location! 100m pool in front of the hotel; but, right on an amazing beach too. Brilliant for surfing/body boarding. Fantastic room for 4 people - that includes a separate room (our two older children were in there); wish more hotels did this. Lovely view from our room - see photo!! Also a large fridge. Very clean. Helpful... More 

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Address: Avenida Alfredo Coelho S/N | Praia Grande, Colares 2705-329, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Sintra Municipality > Colares
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Arribas 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Arribas Hotel Sintra

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