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Sao Rafael Atlantico

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sesmarias, Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal (Formerly São Rafael Atlantic Hotel)
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Sesmarias
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 10 days during our summer holidays and this hotel is definitely not a 5 star hotel. The resort is huge and the rooms are spacious and ok; cleaning service was not that good. Rooms: Unfortunately we had booked a Garden View room - just that it didn't have any view at all and we felt like... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stayed here for 4 days with my partner. The Hotel was quite quiet, which was nice for us. Our check in was very quick and our room was large, spacious, and luxurious - exactly what I would expect from a 5 star hotel. We loved the modern feel. The pool was lovely and although it gets a lot of attention... More 

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NAUHotels_Resorts, Gerente at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your words and also for your presence at são Rafael Atlântico. We feel very happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay and our services and we will always do our best in order to achieve our guest's satisfaction. It was a pleasure to welcome you and your family and we hope... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

we (my husband & I)stayed at this hotel after passing it so many times while we had our own property in albufeira, loving san Rafael beach so much after selling our property we wanted to stay here and what a massive disappointment.The pool was more of a bird sanctuary with bird poo every were, hard to find a sunbed not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Stayed here for a week in July 2014 and it was top class. Rooms are lovely with rain shower and extremely comfy beds. Pools are lovely with lots of sun loungers. Excellent rooftop bar which is great in the evening to relax and have a drink with a great view of the sea and coastline. Short walk to a few... More 

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CSHOTELS, Gerente at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear guest, First of all, we want to thank you for your preference for São Rafael Atlântico hotel and thank you also for share with us your opinion about your experience. Your presence is very important for us and we feel very proud to know that you intend to visit us again. We will be very happy to welcome you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I stayed at Sao Rafael with my partner in October 2014 for his birthday. This is a modern, clean hotel with spacious rooms with a nice king size bed. The hotel staff are very helpful and helped me plan a surprise for my partners birthday. I would give the reception staff a 5* for customer service. The breakfast is nice... More 

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CSHOTELS, Gerente at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you so much for choosing São Rafael Atlantic as your holiday destination. We were very pleased with your presence and we feel very happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. The satisfaction of our guests is the most important thing for us so, we will keep working in order to improve our services... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

excellent hotel. beautiful food, pools , nice beach.the staff were very attentative and helpful in all of the different areas. The gym was well equipped and spa very relaxing. Beach is just a short walk through a private access on the grounds.

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your comment and also for your presence in São Rafael Atlantic hotel. Comments like yours make us very happy and gives us all the motivation to keep up the good work, always trying to improve the quality and the service in order to exceed our guests satisfaction. We wish you all the best... More 

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A brilliant stay. Lovely room, staff mostly very attentive. Food excellent. Entertainment in evening first class. Shuttle bus to beach which is delightful. Also to Albufeira. This time of year was quiet apart from the stag and hen parties!

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Clare, Thank you for share with us your experience at São Rafael Atlantic hotel. We were very pleased to welcome you and we feel very proud to know that you are happy with our services. We hope to have your visit again in the future in order to make part of another "brilliant stay"! Yours sincerely, More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had a most enjoyable time but we were disappointed to learn that another couple were upgraded to a suite free of charge as the hotel was quiet and it was our 40 the wedding anniversary ! It would have been nice if they had gone the extra mile. We did get a complementary bottle of champagne to the room,... More 

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear guests, First of all, we want to thank your presence in São Rafael Atlantic and, in this case, your children preference. Our guests satisfaction is very important for us and we always try to do and give them the best service. There is always a reason for the upgrade, probably the room type they have booked was already overbooked.... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

SUMMARY Although I read the reviews about the remote location, it did affect the holiday more than I thought. I had expected to make do with the pool bar, which was possible, but the high cost on top of the cost of the hotel was a real blow. The sea view, the quality of the hotel, the breakfast and the... More 

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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel to celebrate our combined 30th birthdays and we couldn't have been more happy with our stay. The service was excellent- all the staff were friendly and professional. We were also surprised by a lovely cake and a bottle of bubbly on my actual birthday (left in our room while we were out)- such a nice... More 

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosing São Rafael Atlantic hotel for your recent stay in Algarve. Even being at the end of season, we always try to keep the same quality and attention to our guests. Your review made us very happy and we hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again in the future. Your presence... More 

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Address: Sesmarias, Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal (Formerly São Rafael Atlantic Hotel)
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Sesmarias
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Atlantico 5*
Number of rooms: 149
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