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Hotel Arribas

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Alfredo Coelho S/N | Praia Grande, Sintra 2705-329, Portugal
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Ranked #7 of 15 hotels in Sintra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Brewster, Massachusetts, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were very surprised when we opened the door to our room and saw the view. After the not so grand entrance to the hotel and the so so lobby, we were very pleased with how big the room was and how big our balcony was. The pool outside was built right into the ocean was the biggest pool I... More

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Cologne, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Such a great view from basically all rooms and one of the biggest seawater pools you can find in Europe. The hotel has been built at a time when costs were not an issue, it is still amazing to see the layout. Very friendly staff, rooms are nice but not fancy and all of them come with seaview and a... More

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Cerritos, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed here for 2 night in May, 2014. The hotel is right on the beach with incredible views of the waterfront, surfers and dramatic cliffs. Our room had a balcony with a table and chairs so we could have a glass of wine in the late afternoon and watch the waves. The room was a good size and was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

The Hotel are fantastic,the persons ok, room clean. Just one thing that i didn t like the person who is the boss healing with the employies when yhe guest sre in lobby. Redtaurant ok, but a little expensive. The Hotel don t stay in sintra stay 14/15 km of historcal center To comming again, one day

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Cork, Ireland
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This hotel is in an amazing location, the views from the rooms are breathtaking, there is nothing like lying in bed listening to the ocean. The hotel is very clean and the breakfast in the morning is good, we had lunch there once and we weren't so impressed, but there is a restaurant up the hill form the hotel which... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

You come here to experience the Atlantic ocean, the mighty rumblibg sounds of it, the sunsets and the beach - more suited for walking by the water or surfing than swinming, for swinming the hotel has a huge pool. If you are looking for anything else than beeing near - very near - of the sea, choose another hotel. Nearby... More

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Behind the bland entrance this cleverly designed painted concrete block of a 3 star hotel has a lot of surprises, delivered by great staff. Clean tiled large bright ensuite rooms with excellent blackout curtains and own balcony directly on the sea front and beach, good breakfast with fresh fruit salad, and a huge pool. I noticed a grand piano and... More

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Paris, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Overall, this property is OK. But, it is hard to see how it got a "certificate of excellence" from TripAdvisor. Completely shocked on that one. The positives: You feel safe and the sound of the ocean is lovely. Plus, you get to see the waves crashing outside of your room. And all the rooms have ocean views. The water pressure... More

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Address: Avenida Alfredo Coelho S/N | Praia Grande, Sintra 2705-329, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Sintra Municipality > Sintra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Arribas 3*
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Where the land meets the ocean, Hotel Arribas, the most western in Europe is located in Praia Grande, only 10 minutes from the historic center of Sintra, 30 minutes from the Lisbon airport, 20 minutes from Costa do Estoril and Cascais and 20 minutes from Mafra.Fall asleep with the sound of rolling waves in one of our 59 rooms all overlooking the ocean and the beach and enjoy in one of the largest saltwater swimming pools in Europe with 100 mts large, between June to September.A perfect place for entertainment and relaxing moments but also for organize events or business meetings.The hotel has a Terrace restaurant with a la carte menu and buffet and also private rooms for meals.For meetings or congresses there is a fully equipped room able to accommodate 280 persons. ... more   less 
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