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Rio Apartments

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua de Franca 80, Vilamoura 8125, Portugal
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Ranked #22 of 35 hotels in Vilamoura
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
jackie r Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights 13-16 July 2014 arrived past midnight when reception was closed.There was a number to phone for assistance and a man was with us within fifteen minutes to sort out our apartment.If you are to arrive outside reception opening hours you will need your mobile.Apartment was clean spacious and well equipped.We didn't have maid service but there was... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for 5 nights in the Rio Appartments, after reading some reviews we were a little apprehensive, however we found our appartment to be very clean, spacious and well equipped. It had everything we needed for our stay and the hotel staff were very nice. The bar/restaurant was also good for snacks etc. The only downside would be the location... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed in this hotel in July and we loved it! Having been to self-catering hotels before I expected it to be like all the others however it was totally different! The room is HUGE! There is a separate room for the kitchen which is also huge and very well equipped. The bathroom is beautiful and has... More

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Lancing, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I have just returned from a 5 day trip to Vilamoura, Portugal. We'd both never been before, but were very happy with the lovely Studio apartment we'd booked at the Rio. We got a great deal. The staff were very helpful (especially Adrienna, who went out of her way to assist us). We had a choice of... More

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 5 nights at the Rio Apartments on a last minute deal and after reading previous reviews I was a little concerned that we had booked somewhere that was "too cheap" but I was pleasantly surprised. We arrived after 11pm so my first worry was whether or not we'd find someone to get our keys but there was a... More

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the standards of these appartments as they are 3 star. It was cleaned regularly, the restaurant was amazing and the staff very friendly. I would recommend it to anyone :)

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived very late (11pm) and there was no-one in reception but a quick phone call and two people arrived to book me in and hand over keys... excellent, Very helpful and pleasant people. The room was clean and very comfortable with cool crisp linen. Wonderful nights sleep in quiet peaceful area. awoke to birds chirruping and sprinklers... lovely. Little supermarket... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The apartments are a little tired but are very clean and tidy. It is a good 30 min walk to the marina, would advise taxi home if getting late, i would feel a bit worried vulnerable walking. The restaurant at the apatrments is worth a visit.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on May 11th 2014 into a heatwave. Bearing in mind the cost, Rio was more than adequate. We had the one bedroom apartment. I think 210 with two small but fine balconies overlooking the pool. There was nothing lacking for self-catering even including Iron and board. The rooms were clean, large and airy with plenty of towels and... More

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Stayed first week of June and can't really give more than average. We had spent a week in cyprus a month before and maybe we were spoiled but it was a last minute thing so I suppose we only have ourselves to blame . Has all the necessary amenities pool, bar restaurant and maid service,but only twice in a week... More

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Address: Rua de Franca 80, Vilamoura 8125, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Vilamoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rio Apartments 3*
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Rio Apartments Vilamoura, Portugal - Algarve

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