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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 25, 2014

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 13, 2014

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1Thank wendyben
Stalybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 9, 2014

Spent the first week in September. A bit tired, but for the money we paid, no complaints. Liked Vilamoura harbour with it's many restaurants. We ate there each night bar one. It can be walked easily within 20 mins .A taxi we returned by never cost more than 5 euro. We ate the first night in the old village. The...

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1Thank Paul J
Reviewed October 6, 2014

I just got back from spending 5 days at Rio Apartments. After reading a few reviews before we went there the general theme was that the place was nice just very tired looking and i found this to be true. It was nice but everywhere needed some TLC. The pool looks a bit grubby like it needs a good scrub...

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2Thank Katie W
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 5, 2014

Beautiful clean accommodation at good price. Maid service very good. Beware reception closes from 12 to 2.30 which isnt ideal if you arrive in morning and have to wait for your room. Apart from that faultkess with added bonus of a very good restaurant on site. We stayed 21 to 25 september and weather was fantastic. Onky down side is...

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London
Reviewed October 2, 2014

Cheapie self -catering apartment . The room was clean , kitchen spacious , shower fine . Walls a bit thin but depends on your neighbours .Staff approachable and helpful . No bedside cabinet and my ingenious wife used the ironing board instead.Double bed is actually two singles pushed together. Local shop handy , yes the marina and nearest beach, lagoon...

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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stayed here from 24 sept until 1 October .Apartment 218 was on the front and quiet.Everything u need in the kitchen ,although we hardly cooked because the restaurant down stairs was good quality and price ,thanks Isabella and Louis.Again ,I agree with other reviews about the pool area and the lack of sun beds ,the pool could do with a...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've read reviews from other people and in all honesty some of them make me laugh and it goes to show how ridiculous some people are. It's a self catering holiday if you are staying here, lets get that straight. If we needed anything in our room, more towels, new sheets, toilet paper, cutlury, plates, cups, glasses (Everything we needed...

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2014

We have just returned after 7 days stay, we had no great expectations of the Rio as it was a cheap deal and you get what you pay for. We arrived on Mon and luckily reception was open however,the poor girl was dealing with a very irate foreign lady complaining g about her room so it took us 45 min...

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2014

Room was fine kitchen had everything you needed . Tv only as 4 chanels none english .Never went in pool as it looked dirty and loads of paint peeling off it . Restaurant is shut mondays so if your arrival is late monday night your stuck for eating and drinking .was at least 30 mins walk to town . And...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Rio Apartments

Address: Rua de Franca 80, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-476, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Quarteira > Vilamoura
Price Range: $31 - $2,032 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rio Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Rio Apartments Hotel Vilamoura
Rio Apartments Vilamoura, Portugal - Algarve
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“Overlooking the swimming pool.”
Silverstreak2013, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a room as far away from the pool/bar as possible, if you want a little more quiet”
juless975, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Make sure to ask for a pool view room as they are the only ones that get sun.”
kingsland2014, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“Would advise a higher foor due to dampness.”
28TP1957, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“If you have young children and like to be in bed before midnight then ask for a room away from the pool.”
JEWELSxx, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
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