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Real Marina Hotel & Spa

#2 of 4 Hotels in Olhao
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Avenida 5 de Outubro, Olhao 8700, Portugal
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a lovely room with a very nice view over the Rio Formosa. The breakfasts were good as was the cleanliness of the Hotel. The staff were very helpful and there were plenty of them to see to all your needs. The only criticism I have is that there didn't seem to be a dress code for the dining... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from a week in this hotel, very modern, lovely rooms and river view, worth the extra few euros. We only stayed B&B as we like to eat out. Breakfast was o.k. plenty of choice. Staff were really nice especially Miguel the Pool Bar waiter, nothing was too much trouble. It was my birthday while we were there and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely sea view room which was well appointed. Indoor and outdoor swimming pools and spa. Excellent view of the Ria Formosa. You can birdwatch from your balcony. Stayed on bed and breakfast basis and breakfast was a good standard buffet. Didn't eat dinner there as lots of lovely fish restaurants close by. Staff can't do enough for you. There are... More 

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leeds ,UK
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69 reviews 69 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the nature reserve near Olhao a few years ago and later parked opposite the barren wasteland that now has the hotel complex built upon it. I guess the derelict factory land was very cheap but Ohlao is a working fishing town and it seems a very odd decision to build I five star hotel and apartment blocks in... More 

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Berkshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Olhao is not what you might imagine from an Algarve resort, being set on the estuary of the Ria Formosa rather than on the Mediterranean. The sea view from the hotel balconies, or from the elevated pool area on the first floor, is of yachts, ferries and cockle-pickers. You can also see a couple of islands which DO have lovely... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here for just a week. Lovely rooms and a very good breakfast with relaxing views over the harbour and the islands out across the lagoon. The surroundings are less sumptuous (so far) with another new apartment development next door and waste ground between the Real Marina and the town centre. Its worth the walk as there... More 

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

Just back from a great holiday. Lovey hotel, rooms very comfortable and staff helpful. Breakfast was good but lacked variety - where was the fish? However dinner was not what you would expect in a 5 star hotel. There was a fish market and a fresh fruit and vegetable market just 5 minutes away but there was no sign of... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent four nights at this hotel, our second visit here. Breakfast good quality. Nice large bedrooms, only issue l had was that there appeared to be some sort of plastic mattress cover on the bed which you could hear every time you turned over, and it made me quite hot. Good quality sunloungers by pool, music a bit repetitive. Didn't... More 

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Tullamore, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a very pleasant stay at this hotel. Staff very nice and spoke very good english. Breakfast was excellent, buffet with lots of choice, well presented and staff to clear tables promptly. Should provide tea/coffee making facility. Needed to wear a cap in indoor facility €3each, advise to bring your own. To use sauna was an additional charge... More 

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

We had a family holiday here in April 2015 there was a total of 7 in the party. We stayed in a sea view room; other members of the party were in a suite and an apartment. The hotel is very nice, good points were it is very clean, had free Wi-Fi and did a superb breakfast (buffet with a... More 

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