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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

On our honeymoon to Portugal, we decided to spoil ourselves with a five star hotel experience. We were so exited and had already experienced amazing accommodation all around Portugal with less stars and costing far less. On arrival at Rafael it was clear many things were broken, run down, shoddy, in need of repair and poorly maintained. Carpeting is stained,...

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Lurgan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I visited Sao rafael atlantico as friends were getting married there. This hotel is amazing! We didn't stay here but I would love to as the wedding we attended was unbelievable....the staff, the food the setting was unreal! Hopefully in the future I get to return! Loved it!

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Lurgan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had the pleasure of holding our wedding here last Friday & have to say this hotel & all its staff are quite simply amazing. It was an extremely windy day & at the last hour the hotel had to move everything indoors having already set up outside. Thank you for the effort this took at such short notice. On arriving...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a 4 day trip over Easter and it was perfect! Travelling off season meant the hotel was quite quiet, but that meant the Spa and Pool areas were empty for relaxation. The Spa was 30 euros for two to spend the whole day there, which included pools, sauna, jacuzzi and Turkish bath. We booked a standard...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay in this hotel was brilliant. From the moment we got to the hotel we were greeted by very friendly and helpful staff who explained the layout of the hotel and serviced they offered. Room was very big and good views from balcony. Beautiful grounds to walk through and Beach area was great. Breakfast buffet was one of the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel. All rooms have balconies. We booked Seaview but our room only had a partial seaview. Nonetheless the view was lovely. All rooms have balconies. The hotel overlooks a nice beach. Friendly staff. Breakfast Buffet was good. We ate out for lunch and dinner apart from one evening when we decided to try the buffet. It was satisfactory. We...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location relaxing and quite the hotel is very impressive with a morden feel we had a room with sea views and what beautiful views to, there a private walk way to the beach from the garden of the grounds the beach is one of the most beautiful in Albufeira with a restaurant and sun loungers, the breakfast is very...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I picked this hotel for a short, child free break to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. I'm glad I did. Hotel was in a lovely quiet location but Albufiera was easily accessible on foot (30-40 minted) or a 6 Euro taxi ride. The hotel itself was lovely, fantastic open bedroom with a great view over the grounds an out to...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So pleased we picked this hotel for our weekend break. On arrival staff in reception were very welcoming and we were lucky enough that our room was ready 2 hours prior to the actual check in time. We had paid a little extra for a sea view room, and thats what we got. The view was lovely and we were...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Albufeira for five days at the end of March 2017. The hotel was beautiful and the food was brilliant. The spa and the gym was clear and comfortable. I had booked a spa treatment for the occasion and I were not disappointed. There were two lovely outdoor pool with palmtrees. The ocean view from...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel Sao Rafael Atlantico enjoy a spectacular location overlooking the Atlantic sea, direct access to Sao Rafael Beach and only at a short drive to Albufeira centre. The interiors have contemporary design features with space and light throughout. The rooms are modern and have large balconies with views over the sea and gardens. The extensive gardens offer a beautiful mediterranean landscape with olive and palm trees. There is also a state-of-the-art SPA featuring leading wellness therapies and treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sao Rafael Atlantico

Address: Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal (Formerly São Rafael Atlantic Hotel)
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Sesmarias
Price Range: $126 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Atlantico 5*
Number of rooms: 149
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“Third floor sea view”
richmking, Mar 23, 2017 | Read review
“Find a sun bed beside the pool during peak hours can be difficult”
DeclanW, Mar 17, 2017 | Read review
“As far as I understand the layouts..all the bedrooms other than suites are very much the same in size and design. Large and well furnished with lots of storage space.”
davidjM4893PE, Dec 15, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the top floor with a sea view are probably the best”
RuiB637, Nov 21, 2016 | Read review
“If you can book 'room only', do so and dine out at local restaurants.”
180fayj, Nov 9, 2016 | Read review
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