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Estrada da Quinta do Lago, Loule 8135-106 Portugal
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 07/01/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#3 of 16 hotels in Almancil
Location
4.1
Cleanliness
4.6
Service
4.3
Value
4.1
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The Magnolia Hotel is a boutique hotel on the doorstep of the Quinta do Lago resort in the Algarve, Portugal. Paying homage to the iconic 1950’s motor-hotel, we bring a taste of Palm Springs to the Algarve and offer something you won’t find anywhere else in the region. Playing host to 74 rooms, 3 suites and 7 one-of-a-kind cottages just steps away from the Quinta do Lago resort, enjoy our heated outdoor pool, colourful restaurant, cinema, gymnasium and spa, and dive into your holiday with our fantastic poolside events and the world of adventure that awaits in the incredible Algarve.
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Property amenities
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Car hire
Pool / beach towels
Heated pool
Sauna
Poolside bar
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Steam room
Baggage storage
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Ironing service
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Private balcony
Safe
Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
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Centrally Located
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, French, Portuguese
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PaulPSynergy wrote a review Jul 2022
Harrogate, United Kingdom33 contributions53 helpful votes
Easy, local, sensible price, great location, unfair to say no frill, but it’s just what it is, clean, friendly, good quality breakfast with decent choice. Friendly staff Diana on reception looked after us nicely on our leaving day, thank you 😊
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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bezovsky wrote a review Jul 2022
London, United Kingdom22 contributions11 helpful votes
We stayed for a night. The check-in was awful. Total disinterest (perhaps uber cool?). Maybe I’m old fashioned, but a smile and a greeting is not too much to ask for? Were given a half hour slot for breakfast and at check in were told we had to book our breakfast slot (apparently 10am was unavailable). I’ve never heard of this anywhere before - it came across like some totally unwelcoming and rigid. The room was the size of a postage stamp - hardly any room to move. I would definitely not recommend this hotel. Totally overpriced for what it is. Shabby chic? Only shabby.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Mara J wrote a review Jul 2022
Blackrock, Ireland1 contribution
Reminiscing on the past month of my summer travels and one memory sticks out for me. I couldn't resist but to leave a review about some of the workers of the magnolia hotel. I was passing through the area when some of my friends were staying in the hotel so i joined them for some drinks and food. The most FRIENDLIEST, SWEETEST and SMILIEST young girl called Brenna started chatting to me straight away and to this day my girls and I agree that she made my short visit memorable. Brenna helped us pick a cocktail and what to eat. She also advised us on things to do in the area as she and her friend were staying there for a while. If you ever go to this hotel, please please make sure you chat to Brenna as she has the most contagious personality and truly makes you feel special. She always seemed to know what we needed and did it at the right time. Thank you Magnolia staff !!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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MichaelP59 wrote a review Jul 2022
Canterbury, United Kingdom20 contributions23 helpful votes
A true find, well located and so much better than I expected. Immaculately clean and it has everything you need, from the public areas, the rooms, to the most well presented pool I have seen for along time, all truly world class. But the people, all those who we met were so welcoming, so happy, and all had the best ‘can do’ attitude, a truly special place. It is not part of a chain, it offers so much more than that - do not hesitate book today…
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Gazzor72 wrote a review Jul 2022
Lostock, United Kingdom86 contributions88 helpful votes
Booked for 4 to play golf in area. Loved hotel. V clean, modern and tastefully designed. Biggest credit are the staff. Almost everyone is a delight. Rarely get such a collection of polite and courteous set of employees. Special mention to lovely lady from Ireland at breakfast and the maids in block B. One of the ladies that works in reception sings occasionally in the evening and was outstanding. Definitely watch if you can. Really amazing. Only drawback was it wasn’t near sea but was perfect for us playing golf. Will be returning.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Claire T wrote a review Jun 2022
Surbiton, United Kingdom40 contributions24 helpful votes
Overall I enjoyed my stay at The Magnolia Hotel, its in a great spot in terms of how beautiful the Quinta Do Lago location is. The facilities area great and the food was also very nice. A great breakfast! The staff were really helpful and friendly and were there to answer any questions that I had. In fact one lady was great at giving advise on local restaurants and places to visit! The only negative part was the overall sizes of the rooms. I just felt that cost wise it wasn't at the level I was happy with. I stayed in a room that was on the first floor (202) and had close access to the pool which was great. It was a twin room and I felt I still didn't have enough space to myself. I would definitely stay at the hotel again as everything else was on point! I would just ensure I had an upgraded room, to avoid this. All in all a lovely hotel in a great location, with great staff!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Room Tip: Get an upgrade as the standard rooms have limited storage and are not worth the cost
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Response from Quinta do Lago, General Manager at The Magnolia Hotel
Responded Jun 29, 2022
Dear Claire, Thank you very much for your recent stay and for taking the time to share your feedback. I am delighted to read that the team looked after you so well as this is the soul and platform of any hotel, our standard rooms are 22sqm so they are on the smaller side however we do have 3 other categories in the hotel which are all larger so for sure on your return visit experience one of the other room types that would suit your needs more. Thank you once again for taking the time and I will share your feedback with the team and we all look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Best till then Mark
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kdaly99 wrote a review Jun 2022
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
Super and helpful staff, really made a difference. Also chilled pool set up, nice food, good exercise area. Was perfect for accessing golf courses in the area and restaurants. Would certainly go back again.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Quinta do Lago, General Manager at The Magnolia Hotel
Responded Jun 29, 2022
Dear Kdaly99, Thank you very much for your recent stay and for taking the time to share your experience. I am delighted to read that the team took care of your needs so well and the hotel matched so well for your needs while on holidays with us. We all look forward to welcome you back for your next golf trip in the area. Best till then - Mark
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angela o wrote a review May 2022
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Clean room with air con, comfy bed, great shower and handy to have fridge in room for water. Breakfast was delicious and had alot of variety - full Irish, egg station, fruits, cold meats, cheeses, cereals, breads, pastries, juices, tea and decent coffee. Pool area was so relaxing and never crowded. Nice temperature and not too deep. Also a nice food and drinks menu at the pool bar. Gym was very useful and it was great to be able to complete a few workouts away from the sun. Staff were so friendly and very helpful. Always available to lend a hand. From the waiters to the reception staff (special mention to Milene) they were honestly the best. There is a shopping centre with supermarket, gelateria, bars and restaurants 5 minute walk.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Quinta do Lago, General Manager at The Magnolia Hotel
Responded Jun 29, 2022
Dear 69angelao Thank you very much for your review and I am delighted to read you had a great experience while with us, I will make sure to pass on your lovely comments to the team and of course Milene! Hoping and looking forward to welcome you back soon. Best - Mark
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Charlotte P wrote a review May 2022
8 contributions5 helpful votes
Really lovely hotel with nice rooms, good pool area and delicious breakfast. The staff were really helpful and friendly. Probably better as more of a base than a hotel you would spend a whole week lounging around at. We were here for four nights and it suited us well as we were off out doing different things each day, but I would have been bored if we had just been sat around the pool all day. Most of the guests seemed to be on large group holidays or golfing trips. We were disappointed that the complementary bikes were unavailable as the surrounding roads have no pavement so it is difficult to get to anything outside the hotel by walking. The first day we walked to the beach which took around an hour along roads were you are walking in the dust. We ended up paying €54 euros to rent two bikes and helmets to get to the beach. In hindsight,although the bikes had novelty value, it was cheaper to get an uber which was less than €5 each way. However all in all we had a really good stay. Breakfast was a highlight with poached eggs and pancakes cooked to order and lots of other choice too. Pool area and hotel were really clean and I really like the style they had gone for.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Bring your own shampoo and conditioner the ones provided smelt nice but really dried my hair out.
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Response from Quinta do Lago, General Manager at The Magnolia Hotel
Responded Jun 17, 2022
Dear Charlotte, Thank you very much for taking the time in sharing your experience. I am delighted to read that overall you enjoyed your time with us and I do apologize for the inconvenience of our complimentary bikes not being available. Thankfully it was only that weekend and the new collection are in place and ready for your return. I will make sure that Bette our breakfast chef hears you loved her eggs and pancakes!! Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best - Mark
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Neil T wrote a review May 2022
Salcombe, United Kingdom125 contributions65 helpful votes
The Magnolia Hotel is ideally placed for golf packages. The staff at the hotel are exceptional and nothing is too much trouble. The food is very good and for the early starters breakfast is available from 0700 or a take out can be ordered for eary birds. A very nice pool area and outdoor dining facilities. Very comfortable and quiet bedrooms make the Magnolia a great base.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded Jun 17, 2022
Dear Neil, Thank you very much for taking the time to share you feedback. It is great to see that the team looked after yo so much during your stay. We all look forward to welcome you back on your next golf trip to the area. Best wishes Mark
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PRICE RANGE
$139 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Magnólia Hotel & Spa
LOCATION
PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictLouleAlmancil
NUMBER OF ROOMS
84
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Magnolia Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Magnolia Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Algarve Tennis and Fitness Club (0.7 miles), Algarve FootGolf (0.7 miles), and Quinta Shopping (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Magnolia Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a poolside bar, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at The Magnolia Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Magnolia Hotel?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Magnolia Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Royal Indian Cuisine, Coriander Lounge Indian Kitchen, and Casa da Quinta Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Magnolia Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a heated pool, a sauna, and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Magnolia Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to The Magnolia Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Old Town Faro (6.6 miles), Muralhas de Faro (6.7 miles), and Nucleo Museologico da Villa Romana de Milreu (7.8 miles).
Is The Magnolia Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.