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CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Sesmarias
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location. Minutes to a beautiful beach. The service was excellent and staff are welcoming and friendly. Children can use the kids club up the road at the Atlantic Suites but my daughter didn't,the outdoor pool and beach kept her occupied. The breakfast is amazing plenty of variety. The only downside here is the limited access to Wi-fi.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my family but is was very quiet. Not music in almost any area. It was boring for my vacations.The suite was fantastic with beautiful luxury rooms. The food was good. The barman took little care who is next on line was disappointing though . Pool water is warm and is big. The beach was rough stayed for... More

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20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best hotels. Location is great on the coast with its own beach. The gardens are really good. The Spa is excellent. Food is superb. Rooms are clean and comfortable. You cannot ask for more. Staff are friendly and helpful.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel during low season in March, and seemed to own the whole place. Very quiet indeed, a great place to relax. Set among beautiful landscaped gardens with many palm trees, modern architecture and decor of minimalist style. Stayed in a suite on level 4, huge space with 2 large balconies overlooking the swimming pools and the sea... More

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London, United Kingdom
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52 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

If you're unsure where to spend a relaxing weekend - definitely go to Sao Rafael Atlantic. We spent a fantastic Valentine's weekend there. Hotel design is clean but warm, facilities are modern, rooms are spacious and well-equipped. Spend a bit more and you'll get a nice terrace with fabulous ocean views. There are plenty of reasons to go there: 1.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This was our second visit to this hotel. The rooms, grounds, beach and staff are still superb. There are only 2 things stopping me giving this a five star rating as before: this was previously an adult only hotel which meant it was bliss, they now cater for kids and although we were there off season there was still a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Just book this hotel to stay in a quiet, calm, comfortable environment. Your accomodation will be excellent in all respects, particularly if you have seaview room. Do not miss the Dining Experience in the Restaurant, prices are reasonable, but the quality is great and the staff helpful and attentive. Each night the chef created his own "amuse bouche" in addition... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Such an incredible hotel! The room was immaculate. Staff were so accommodating and friendly. Beautiful breakfast buffet in the morning and amazing spa. Would HIGHLY recommend staying here... you won't regret a second of it.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Just back from a 4 day sunshine break in Albufeira, and really enjoyed this smart, chic, understated luxury hotel. Great service and food, superb spa, massive rooms, and all set on top of a fantastic beach. Highlights - Massive modern suite, fantastic sea views, great bed - Delicious breakfast! Amazing array of fresh food - Direct access to beautiful Sao... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Just returned from a 3 day stay and can not praise this hotel enough we were a little worried by some of the reviews saying this is not more than a 3 star hotel well I do not really understand what people expect we paid £49 per night with breafast for 2 people the staff could not have been nicer.... More

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Address: Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Sesmarias
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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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Sesmarias
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Hotel Class:5 star — CS Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel 5*
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