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CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, 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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was out first visit to Portugal so we were a little unsure of where to stay but chose the CS Atlantic based upon its modern looks and amenities. The hotel was very modern, set in landscaped grounds but after that we were a little disappointed. We booked full board, but were left very disappointed by the lunch selection and... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First half of August 2014 we stayed at this hotel. A beautiful, recently renovated/ rebuild, accommodation. Nice pool area, great breakfast buffet and direct access to the beach. Rooms were tasteful, clean and nice. We stayed in a suite on the fourth floor (highest level) and enjoyed the room and the view every minute. Frontdesk, housekeeping and F&B people are... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Set in beautiful gardens, nice pools, lovely boardwalk to beach. Rooms great with English Tv channels and the best shower ever. Comfortable large bed. Breakfast and dinner good for half board with lots of choice. Drinks (wine) reasonable. Stayed for just two nights to escape building work. Perfect antidote to dust. Highly recommend this relaxed modern hotel.

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Rui V, Gerente at CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your review! Your opinion is very important for us and we felt very happy to read it. It was a pleasure to welcome you at São Rafael Atlantic Hotel and we hope to have the chance to do it again in the future. Your presence would make us very proud. Best regards, More

Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having never been to the Algarve we relied a lot on TA reviews to choose a hotel. Wanted one close to beach, near but not too close to Albufeira, and good for parents and 20-something's. On that note I think we achieved our goal. It's pretty there, and quiet. Breakfast and lunch were good, but the same things everyday make... More

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Rui V, Gerente at CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing São Rafael Atlantic Hotel. Your feedback was very much appreciated and for sure it will help us to improve and correct our failures. We regret that you did not felt comfortable in many different ways and we will make all our efforts to pay attention to all the points you have mentioned, in order... More

Albufeira, Portugal
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Working myself in a 5 star hotel since a couple of years and having a lot of knowledge in the luxury hotel industry I must say that this hotel is more of a 3-4 star hotel. Their Wifi is a joke. It could not get any slower. I agree with other travelers that uploading or sending a picture to someone... More

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Rui V, Gerente at CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing são Rafael Atlantic Hotel. We regret the fact that you did not enjoyed your stay with us. We have been working in order to improve our services and give more quality to our guests day after day. Your opinion has a very serious meaning for us, it deserves all our attention and for sure... More

Argentina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The general of the hotel is Ok, but Internet Wi-Fi is a joke with a terrible speed of 0.10 Mbps (tested in all areas), impossible to do anything. So if you need to work, or even publish a simple picture on Instagram or Facebook, or browse the web, it's completely impossible. The director of the hotel (Rui Vasconcelos) said Internet... More

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Rui V, Gerente at CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing São Rafael Atlantic hotel and thank you also for the time you spent to write your review. We take our guests opinion very seriously and we regret that our internet system was not enough for your needs. According with our daily basis work, in order to correct some imperfections and improve our quality, your... More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just completed a 8 night b&b stay at this hotel, we had a peaceful and relaxing stay which was what we were looking for...the positives: great location for the beach, stunning looking hotel, big spacious rooms with powerful shower, fresh fruit at breakfast buffet, three lovely pools. Negatives: very slow wi fi, sometimes the staff weren't as attentive... More

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Rui V, Gerente at CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We appreciate your presence very much as well as your review. Our guests opinions have a very important meaning for us. We work every day in order to improve our services and correct our failures. Just with this daily work we can provide satisfaction to our guests and feel proud of our services. We hope to have the... More

Stockholm
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was great but it needs some improvements. Breakfast and service wise. The facility is great so it the location. Close to the beach and a couple of nice pools outdoors. Unfortunately we got a room with great disturbance from the kitchen? From 6-7 am and about one hour forth we heard trolleys running above (or below) us. They... More

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Rui V, Gerente at CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, First of all, thank you for choosing São Rafael Atlantic hotel. We regret to know that your expectations were not exceed and that you feel a bit disappointed with your experience. Your review deserve all our attention and according with our daily basis work in order to improve our services this review have a very important meaning. Thank... More

Paris, France
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94 reviews 94 reviews
48 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked with a little apprehension due to mixed reviews but the price (hotels4U) was ridiculously cheap and we're glad we did We had a village view room (lowest category) which boasted views of the village and hotel entrance and it was really allright with a lot of palm trees. We loved the room , very modern and huge, excellent... More

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Rui V, Gerente at CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for spend some of your time to present your review. We were very pleased to welcome you and we feel very happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay. São Rafael Atlantic hotel will be glad to welcome you again, always working in order to improve and trying to exceed your expectations. Best wishes! Kind... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in sao rafael hotel last year october and it was one of my best experience. the staff was warm and friendly and always available upon request. When we arrived the staff was heplful and our room was ready right away, our room was amazing and the bed was huge and the pillows were the best the only downfall... More

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Rui V, Gerente at CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, What can we say to you? Thank you so much for this great feedback! We really hope to welcome you again and have the pleasure to provide you another great time. Our guests satisfaction make us proud and gives us motivation to work hard everyday, trying to improve and impress. Best regards, More

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Address: Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Sesmarias
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel 5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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