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Rio Arade

3.0 of 5 Rua D. Joao II, 33 | Mexilhoeira da Carregacao, Estombar 8400-092, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend in October and from start to finish it was hands down the best accommodation I have stayed in on the Algarve on my many visits. My sat nav sent me the wrong way while travelling to it so I called them and Carlos at reception was brilliant, so much so that he drove down to... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed last September (2013) and were so impressed that we paid a deposit for a stay this September. Carlos and his staff were extremely helpful and friendly and helped make our stay feel extra special. We had a wonderful room that had views over garden and pool. For breakfast there was a good choice foods including fresh fruits, cheeses,... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This was 2nd visit in as many years. The place hasn't changed at all and that's why it's the gem that it is. Different room this time which was alot better than last year. We had air con this time round and we had a higher room so we could leave the windows open at night. Carlos once again was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We loved our stay at Rio Arade. Great value for money, and a very nice quiet oasis away from the hustle and bustle. Rooms are large & comfortable with basic amenities. Nothing fancy, but that's not necessary at all as the rest of the house is gorgeous. The courtyard/pool area is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the beautiful... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We were touring in the Algarve for a few days and picked this manor house as a base to explore the area - and it was ideal. From the street the place looked anonymous but behind the big wooden door was a different world, like going back in time to an earlier place, rustic themed,beamed ceilings, a great sense of... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

What a lovely find. Reviews true to word. The Algarve was a lovely experience for a restful holiday, fully chilled now, it's taken 2 was to write this! Delightful B& B, with lovely courtyard setting, just the place to come back to for a refreshing swim. As soon as you step through the door the tranquility is all around. John... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable four night stay in October. Our room was delightful as was the pool area with its little tables and beautiful flowers. Breakfast was delicious and staff were friendly and helpful. We are especially grateful to John who was very kind and accommodating. We also enjoyed the quirky local eating experiences.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

John and Carlos were great hosts, happy to help with touring and restaurant suggestions. The unique garden/pool area was a beautiful surprise. Our room overlooked the area and was clean and quiet. Breakfasts were a treat including comfortable conversations with other guests. Nearby towns and beaches were amazing. We especially enjoyed the restaurant within walking distance that had Fado on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Very easy to find from Faro airport. John and Carlos are very welcoming and informative with ideas on what to do in the area. The week we stayed the weather wasnt great, so we got great recommendations from John as to what we could do and where we could go. Acccomodation was lovely, nice spacious room and the garden area... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Arrived very late on the Tuesday night. Finding the B & B was relatively easy from Faro airport, took around 45 minutes, probably less if it was light. Ample parking available around the B & B. We were greeted by John warmly and shown to our rooms promptly. The following morning we got up for Breakfast, breakfast was 9-10. It’s... More 

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Address: Rua D. Joao II, 33 | Mexilhoeira da Carregacao, Estombar 8400-092, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Estombar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rio Arade 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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