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Hotel Riu Guarana

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The All Inclusive Hotel Riu Guarana is located in the southernmost province of Portugal, in the Algarve, near the Praia da Falesia beach. The beach is situated 15 minutes' walk from the hotel. The location is ideal due to its proximity to the next village Olhos d’Agua (500m) and Faro Airport (FAO) is approx. 35 km away. The hotel has 500 comfortably furnished rooms and offers many amenities. Relax with a massage at our Spa del Mar or get in shape at our gym. 2 outdoor pools, 1 children’s and indoor pool. For the youngest guests, there is the RiuLand Kids Club (for children from 4 to 7 years & 8 to 12 years old), RiuArt atelier and for adults, day and evening entertainment as well as discotheque. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking stations at our main buffet as well as Asian and Grill cuisine, 3 bars situated in various areas of the hotel.
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Property amenities
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Multilingual Staff
Free Internet
Spa
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Paid Internet
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Full view
95Great for walkers
Grade: 95 out of 100
33Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a two week all inclusive holiday staying here from 4th to 18th October. The hotel is situated in the resort of Olhus de Agua and was very close to shops, bars and restaurants Overall we had an enjoyable holiday, however the food, predominantly...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank David D
Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu GuaranaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear David D, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us through Trip Advisor! It is because of your feedback that we can keep improving each day! We are very happy to read that you overall had an enjoyable...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Unfortunately I have been back a week from a wonderful 7 night stay at the Riu Guarana Hotel in Olhos D'Agua in the Algarve in Portugal. The hotel is in pristine condition, cleanliness, food quality, bedroom comfort, communal areas are all first class. However what...More

Date of stay: October 2018
3  Thank 1959bazza
Reviewed October 28, 2018

To get things clear - this is a hotel which we would recommend, and would rank highly compared to many other hotels visited over the years. It is the only hotel we have stayed in which we have actually appreciated the high qualities the longer...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank ACP66
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

I am going to be completely honest. Very large hotel and it's very clean although this is also largely credit to the clientele they mainly adults whom are respectful. The speciality restaurant is a sham. We booked once for grill night which is a mini...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank Jackie A
Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu GuaranaResponded November 5, 2018

Dear Jackie, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. It gives us a great insight into your experience. Since our utmost priority is to make our customers feel comfortable, we can understand that our hotel size might be not easy for guests who...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We've just returned from a 2 week holiday at this hotel. On the whole we were very impressed and it was up to usual Riu standards. It was nice see the hotel management team keep a high profile. The staff were all very friendly throughout...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank petec214
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daveofpev
November 25, 2018|
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Response from thore477 | Reviewed this property |
Hello; I can not remember; we had no need for it during our stay in the hotel
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daveofpev
November 19, 2018|
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Response from ACP66 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. And it’s free. It’s a good size which is even better.
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tomcharlieolivia
October 8, 2018|
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Response from sammy722 | Reviewed this property |
The out door pool isn’t heated so l don’t think you would want to use the swim up bar in October . If your going for the sun I would try Tenerife it was hot when we went in the December . Portugal seems windy and water very... More
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"Pool view. 4th or 5th floor for sea view"
ACP66
Oct 28, 2018
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"There is a pool view side which is better than just looking at an apartment block. The sunsets on the pool..."
terryfisher42
Oct 25, 2018
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"Check what you are actually getting - see comments above."
263paulg
Oct 25, 2018
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"Request pool views the higher rooms may have a sea view."
s8mjw
Oct 19, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$157 - $485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictAlbufeiraOlhos de Agua
NUMBER OF ROOMS
500
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