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Ria Park Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Spa   |   Urbanizacao Vale Do Garrao | Vale Do Lobo, Almancil 8135-951, Portugal
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California, United States
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Ria Park Hotel and Spa for 6 days in August 2014. At first glance, this is a nice enough looking hotel. The lobby is very open, clean and inviting. I had arrived late in the evening, and the night staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. After checking in and looking around a bit more, you start... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for 5 nights at the beginning of August 2014. Every staff member we met during our stay was so accommodating and professional. The food was so good In the hotel restaurant that we only left the hotel on one occasion for dinner and actually regretted it and didn't leave again! The breakfast was a buffet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a family holiday here last week. The staff are great and very attentive. The room was really spacious even with an extra bed for my son. Everything was very clean. My only slight problem was the wifi as it was really bad and the lack of English tv channels for children, although we didnt really spend very much... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a five night stay at the Ria Park Hotel. This is a wonderful hotel for anyone looking for a discreet, luxurious break, away from the madding crowd. Service is top notch (although very slow), formal and the atmosphere quiet - if you are looking for any sort of entertainment or other places nearby to eat, you will... More

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A brilliant Hotel to chill out in, Excellent service by all staff.Bar/Food area situated near pool served at very reasonable prices.Evenings music from 40s 50s era played on Grand piano whilst relaxing in comfort lounge area..Classical Guitar evening.So relaxing.Mini Bus to take you to beeach which is approx 20mins walk away.Excellent choice for breakfasts.Would return if needed to chill out... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first glance this looks like a decent hotel with excellent reviews however what we found was the complete opposite. The main issue here is the atmosphere- there isn't any. Short staffed we have waited 20 minutes for a drink. You go to the bar and you are told to sit- only to wait for ages for someone to come... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just stayed 3 nights in Ria Park Garden Hotel, that I booked online. Please beaware that Ria Park 5-star hotel is different from Ria Park 4-star! This last one is using Ria Park branding and probably being used as an overbooking customer deposit! At least this is the only reason I find for opening an hotel only during August... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a most enjoyable 3 night stay in the Ria Park Hotel & Spa. Accidentally booked Ria Park Garden which is part of the same group but not as high quality as Hotel & Spa. We only realised this on arrival. I asked to upgrade to the Ria Park Hotel and was told that it was no problem... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from two night stay. We were hugely impressed with the service and the friendly atmosphere within the hotel. The staff really wanted us to have the best experience possible and went out of their way to achieve that. Breakfast very good, nice frequent shuttle bus for the two minute drive to the beach, pool excellent. Good air conditioning.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

we and another couple have just returned from a three night stay at ria park hotel and spa it was a lovely hotel and the staff were extremely good and very helpful the b.reakfast was excellent,the pool was delightful. a very good experiance

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Address: Urbanizacao Vale Do Garrao | Vale Do Lobo, Almancil 8135-951, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Almancil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ria Park Hotel & Spa 4*
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Also Known As:
Ria Park Hotel Almancil
Ria Park Hotel And Spa
Ria Park Resort
Ria Park Hotel & Spa Portugal/Algarve - Almancil

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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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WELCOME TO THE RIA PARK HOTEL & SPA The Ria Formosa Nature Park and the Ria Park Hotel & Spa welcome you to a world of luxury and excellence in the exclusive Vale do Lobo valley. Situated in the Algarve, the Ria Park Hotel & Spa is surrounded by a verdant valley from where you can see the beach and the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Characterised by elegance, charm and luxury the Ria Park Hotel & Spa offers modern comforts and amenities with vast open spaces and breathtaking views. Surrender to the delights of our Spa or discover the best golf courses situated around the hotel. Sample the finest Portuguese and International cuisine at the Terrace of the Lusitano Restaurant, or indulge in the simple pleasure of savouring your favourite drink at the Lobby Bar while watching the Ria Formosa Natural Park. With over 300 sunny days a year, the Ria Park Hotel & Spa is the perfect destination for your holidays, throughout the year. ... more   less 
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