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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Rua D. Joao II, 33 | Mexilhoeira da Carregacao, Estombar 8400-092, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 3 Estombar B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Dublin, Ireland
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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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Totnes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Peaceful and pretty hotel. Gorgeous rooms- spacious, comfortable beds-soft towels /courtyards filled with colourful flowers and the sound of water Good breakfasts- especially in the courtyard Some cheap snack bars nearby but a car is essential to enjoy the surrounding area Small but very clean pool, comfortable sun loungers and a real sense of tranquility

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vichte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

at the rio arade manour house you find the fantastic combination of authentic portuguese atmosphere and the charming hospitality of John and Carlos. this made our 10 nights stay wonderful. the honesteybar was new to us and very appreciated. as obsessive foodies John helped us several times to explore the authentic portuguese cuisine in the region which we are very... More

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Southend Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

My Husband and I stayed at this lovely traditional Inn for 4 days to visit our friends who live near by. The House is absolutely lovely , with a gorgeous hidden garden and pool area at the rear with further accommodation. Parking is so easy , right outside the door and so near to restaurants and little bars. It was... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

very comfortable room with a great view of the terrace and pool - thank you John. good breakfasts and very pleasant and helpful staff. one of the best places we stayed in Portugal. not much happening in the town itself, but good access to beaches and nearby towns by bus and train.

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Lisburn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at Rio Arade-the room and garden were lovely. John & Carlos were very welcoming & helpful. It is a very central location on the Algarve with easy access to beautiful beaches, nice restaurants and a good tennis club if you have a car. Loved sitting outside in the beautiful garden every morning enjoying a very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We had a great time at this b and b. The garden is beautiful, the room was big, the breakfast excellent. The location is perfect for exploring west and east algarve. This b and b will make your stay perfect and relaxing!

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Also Known As:
Rio Arade Algarve/Estombar, Portugal
Address: Rua D. Joao II, 33 | Mexilhoeira da Carregacao, Estombar 8400-092, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Estombar
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Estombar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rio Arade 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rio Arade Accommodation is an 18th-century Algarvian Manor House, lovingly restored and transformed into a charming guest house providing modern comforts and personal service. ... more   less 
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