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Quinta do Caracol

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Bairro de Sao Pedro, Tavira 8800 - 405, Portugal
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Ranked #13 of 24 Tavira B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014
EverH0pefu1 Devizes, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Devizes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The Quinta is an oasis in a newly built up area. It is round the corner from the rail station, not far from the town centre, and the large garden and aspect is charming and the farm complex has been sensitively converted. My sister and I were transported to the old Algarve we knew and loved of the 1960s, including... More

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derry city
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

loved this place, short walk from the train station, lovely gardens incl a frog pond (the noise of frogs mating when we were there was hilarious, outdoor bird cage, very relaxing, gorgeous authentic buildings, beautiful apartments with antique/portugese furniture, freshly squeezed orange juice and free range eggs for breakfast from their own oranges and chickens, lovely breads to accompany breakfast.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The city of Tavira grew basically towards Quinta do Caracol surrounding it with new buildings. However Quinta do Caracol did not loose much of its original rustic looking and atmosphere. We just stayed at "Jasmim" room. A spacious, clean and really great room overlooking the gardens, the old washing water tank (now a swimming pool) and the old well. We... More

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Although I agree with the other reviewers that the gardens and setting are lovely, I was not happy with my stay here. After I checked in, I was told that the wifi wouldn't work in my room, which was a problem because I had planned to use it in the evening. In fact, wifi only worked sporadically for me anywhere... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Converted - and extremely well-maintained - farm buildings in a lush garden. Rooms are little apartments with a kitchenette and a comfortable sitting area, and each room is individually and tastefully decorated with traditional Algarve furniture. Very clean and comfortable with daily housekeeping. The converted farm is located on the outskirts (residential area) of Tavira and you can walk to... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

It was a quiet oasis ,nice little rooms , small pool very refreshing , ten minutes walk in town but uphill on the way back . Very nice lady welcomed us and was very helpful . Breakfast was self service and reasonable in a lovely setting . Price reasonable . Loved Tavira especially as there was a festival on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We stayed here for 9 nights with our 4 month year old and had a fantastic stay. The apartments have been beautifully renovated from a historic farmhouse with white washed walls and Aegean blues and yellows. The gardens are stunning with bright flowers, ponds, a small swimming pool converted from an old water tank, and sun lounges to relax on... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We stayed at Quinta do Caracol for 10 days this June (2013). The room was lovely and cleaned daily. The breakfast was really good..fresh orange, apples, figs and a choice of sweet & savoury food. The surroundings were a treat, little fish ponds, areas to relax and a nice little pool. There are plenty of loungers so you can catch... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

We spent a week at Quinta Do Caracol in February 2012. The locals were all feeling the cold but we comfortably walked round in shirt sleeves enjoying the Algarve sunshine. (Bit chilly for bathing though). The accommodation was beautiful, a self contained apartment, tastefully decorated and well equipped with fridge, microwave and hotplates. Everything was clean and comfortable and little... More

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Maidenhead
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2011

Lovely stay, good double room ( 2 single beds pushed together). Very welcoming by the two lady owners, breakfast in the garden surrounded by singing birds, the sound of running water coming from the garden pool. The train station is just out the back of the hotel - some noise as the trains enter and depart from the station. This... More

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Address: Bairro de Sao Pedro, Tavira 8800 - 405, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Tavira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Quinta do Caracol 3*
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