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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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Sesmarias, Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal (Formerly São Rafael Atlantic Hotel)
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Truly a five star hotel, worth every penny paid. The champagne breakfast was exceptional, the curtains did what they were meant to do; keeping the rays out and the air-conditioning was perfect. Cannot fault this hotel, we stayed five wonderful nights and only went out on the eve of our departure as we enjoyed the facilities on offer. The roof... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have just returned home having stayed here for 9 nights and I must say, my boyfriend and i were very impressed. There were no broken sun loungers that other people had complained about, wonderful buffet breakfast, huge spacious room and friendly staff. My favourite part of this hotel was the short walk along the boardwalk that went directly to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I reviewed this hotel a year ago after my first stay and loved it so much we went back again but for longer this time. It is very contemporary and minimalist in design, which for me is perfect as there is a sense of space and calm. If you want cosy, then you might not like it. Even the grounds... More 

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London, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Towards the end of this month (June 2015), my Girlfriend and I decided to go on a spontaneous mini break to Portugal knowing that the weather would be hot and the drinks would be cold. When planning our trip we decided that we wanted to stay somewhere tasteful but peaceful and the luxurious Sao Rafael Atlántico Resort seemed an appealing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are just finishing a two week stay at this excellent hotel. Pretty much everything has been first class. The staff are really kind, generous and helpful and incredibly hard working. The bedrooms are large, well equipped and comfortable with lovely large showers, comfortable beds, lovely linen, large bathrobes, mini-bars and good, effective air conditioning which we needed in the... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous 'five star' break. Would highly recommended the hotel staff, facilities, food & beverages, Spa and also the surrounding areas. Feeling relaxed after a week's holiday with our friends. Would revisit, definitely.

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

This was our second hotel of he holiday and our first was not good. Hens and stags, cockroaches a football tour. When we arrived we was allowed to check well before time. The room was beautiful and the outside area was stunning. The room managed to attract dust constantly somehow. On the third day new poolside furniture was put out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted at the door by staff who carried our suitcases to our room and the check in was very quick. The reception area is very modern and lives up to its 5* rating. The rooms are the largest I have ever stayed in with an amazing shower and huge bed. The lake like swimming pools were the best... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A hotel very well localized neat the beach with internal access. It coul be a lot better for a 5 star hotel.Very good swimming pool with warm water but with a lack of sun beds...only 30% were working the rest broken. The staff excluding one or two were not al all prepared. It fails in organization in every aspect. I... More 

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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my husband stayed at this hotel for a 6 day break during the half term holidays in May. We had booked it as a total relaxing get away break - and that is what we got. It has a very modern and contemporary feel to the hotel - my husband described it as spa like. We were staying... More 

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