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Ria Park Garden Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Vale do Lobo, Almancil 8135-951, Portugal
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Ranked #13 of 15 hotels in Almancil
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room nice food okay but out of all staff Pedro at reception really made us feel welcome very helpful and friendly always happy and smiling and took time giving us information on algarve as this was our first time in Portugal and my son had a bot of banter when he seen Pedro around hotel .this guy really made r... More

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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here with our 3 children for a short 4 day break. The hotel is "OK " that's really about it. There is absolutely no customer service, and the hotel reception seem to have an unexplained arrogance about them, are very curt and extremely unhelpful in every aspect, from checking in to checking out. I was also very concerned... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Not a bad place for the golfing type. We were meant to stay in the Formosa Park Apartments but got bumped a couple of days before arrival to the Ria Park Garden Aparts. Nice, clean, Aircon, a 5-10 min walk to main hotel for breakfast. Good breakfast and staff very attentive. No complaints there. The Keycards stopped working each day... More

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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

We went to portugal twice we went to the garden once and the spa once the garden was nice but it just didnt feel as good as the spa.We went to the garden but whenever we were getting taxis back we would arrive at the spa but the spa was nicer.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Possibly this is a lovely hotel but despite having confirmations through hotels.com of my reservation and my taking the trouble to advise reception that I would be arriving late (after 11pm) I arrived in a taxi to find the hotel was completely closed. Although I was accommodated in another hotel of the group which was lovely, I was given no... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at the Ria Park Garden Hotel for a short break in August, just for a few days. Found the hotel quiet and relaxing, but only a few minutes walk (Or shuttle bus ride) from the beach. As our stay was a short one we spent most of our time down at the beach and only ate breakfast at... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

Hotel has nice rooms (we had a family room), pool is quite nice but unfortunately no view of sea (and is middle of quite deserted holdiay area). Food was very average - very mediocre buffet at night. Beach is lovely, only 5 minute shuttle, but as wehave small kids we had to have lunch at the hotel pool bar. This... More

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

friendly staff, average food and rooms but short walk to great beach drinks outrageously expensive - £5 a beer and £8 a g&t all a bit run down and will not be returning

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2010

Put in this hotel while waiting flights as partner had had operation. Had to ask for room service, still waiting for breakfast in spite of paying full price! I suspect snobbish staff are waiting for tips! No ATM for miles so you need a car.

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

We stayed at the Ria park at the end of a villa holiday. We booked a seaview room and when we arrived the seaview room was if you went outside on to the balcony and looked around the corner!! All seaviews are like this so really don't bother with it - the rooms all over look the hills! The bathroom... More

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Address: 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 Garden Hotel 4*
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Ria Park Garden Almancil
Ria Park Garden Hotel Portugal/Algarve - Almancil

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