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Santa Catarina

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500-802, Portugal
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Ranked #8 of 20 hotels in Praia da Rocha
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
abeauchesne Montreal, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As mentioned by other reviewers, this hotel is great for sleep only. The location is amazing, near the beach and right in front of the Casino. The staff is great, the hotel is clean but that's not a beautiful hotel. Internet connexion is poor and if you want to increase your chances to use the wifi you have to go... More

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is excellent, best beach I've been on to be honest,staff are eager to help and pleasant. Room cleaned, towels changed daily. On the downside, you have to stay out, only BBC 24hr news in English on TV. No tea/coffee facilities. Wifi in reception sitting room only. Wired connection in room. No bar but several nearby. We didn't book a... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

A pleasant hotel to stay in....near to shops, pubs and restaurants ..but not in the noisy area of the resort so at least you can hope to sleep at night. It is very much a 3 star hotel but it is very clean and the staff are very helpful. The choice of food in the evening is limited but what... More

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Dublin, Ireland
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I stayed at Hotel Santa Caterina for a few days while meeting some friends for some golf. The hotel is well situated in Praia da Rocha with easy access to all the amenities in the area. The breakfast was just ok but the dining room was quite warm,The room was large with a nice view and the staff were very... More

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

first time in portugal and was pleasantly surprised with the hotel and its position,5 mins over the road you were on the excellently clean beach same time as to town centre .Room 201 has disabled facilities if required ,towels &toiletries replaced daily,the bedroom itself more than big enough with 2 single beds, sheets &pillows changed every 2nd day,large balcony to... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Pleasant surprise,we enjoyed our stay at this Hotel ,good view of sea and street view was also a bonus.Room had lots of space,large bed , and the Balcony was a nice size as well,Staff were very helpful ,breakfast was good value for money ,all in all good stay in a great location .

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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We booked into this hotel expecting a three star hotel and that is what it is. It is not posh but it was very clean. The room was cleaned everyday, very well considering how much sand we seemed to take back with us. The room was comfortable but basic. The staff were mostly friendly and helpful especially the girl on... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Chose this hotel for price and location. Situated at the quiet end of Praia da Rocha. I was some what surprised as how good it was at the price. Good size room with balcony that had a view of the sea. Large bed, plenty of wardrobe space and fridge. The only English speaking channel I found on the TV was... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

lovely and clean, continential breakfast, no swimming pool or but beach over the road and plenty of bars cafes near by. fresh towels daily and excellant location. get a seaview they are worth it...if it had a pool and bar it would be 4 star !! bathroom smellys repelished and very friendly staff. newspapers in the lounge area.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We stayed for a week in September and were delighted. We paid extra for a sea view and it was worth it. Very clean and staff were friendly. We liked the panoramic view lift. The only down side was the breakfast which was more for mainland Europeans. Cheese and ham is more a lunch for me.

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Also Known As:
Santa Catarina Hotel
Santa Catarina Hotel Praia Da Rocha
Santa Catarina Praia Da Rocha, Portugal - Algarve
Address: Avenida Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500-802, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao > Praia da Rocha
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Ranked #8 of 20 hotels in Praia da Rocha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Santa Catarina 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Santa Catarina Algarve, is a new 3 stars hotel very well located in the first line of the beach (Praia da Rocha) in front of the Casino, at about 4 km from the center of the city and 60 km from Faro's international airport. It has 69 rooms, sea and land view, 6 suits, restaurant, bar, living room, and a panoramic lift with an excellent view for Praia da Rocha. The rooms are all well equipped with balconys, private bathroom, hair dryer, telephone, tv, minibar, air conditioning, heating and safe. ... more   less 
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