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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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Just minutes from the centre of Albufeira, the São Rafael Atlântico enjoys a fabulous location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and with direct access to the São Rafael beach. The interiors are spacious, bright and airy, with contemporary design features. The rooms are modern in design and have spacious balconies with sea or garden view. The extensive gardens are magnificent, beautifully landscaped in Mediterranean style with an abundance of olive and palm trees. The hotel’s facilities also include a modern spa offering the most innovative treatments and therapies.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Wheelchair access
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Sauna
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Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Minibar
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HOTEL STYLE
Park View
Great View
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
Portimao Airport14 mi
Faro Airport18 mi
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights during September and there was a wedding going on. It was very chaotic and noisy. Felt as though we were brushed under the carpet whilst wedding guests were given priority. The room however was very clean and spacious- no complimentary...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Stayed in the Sao Raphael Atlantico for 10 days in October. This is a lovely hotel with great facilities. Gym, spa, indoor and outdoor pools all included. The Buffet breakfast is plentiful and varied with an omelette and egg station, as well as hot and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from NAUHotels_Resorts, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience in our Hotel São Rafael Atlântico. We are very pleased that you have enjoyed our services and facilities and your kind words concerning our services and facilities and also our amazing location they...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

There is a special offer on in the spa in this hotel because it is out of season. Me and my husband had our hair done. I had highlights. Leo's English is good but you need to make sure he knows what you want. I...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from NAUHotels_Resorts, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Hotel NAU São Rafael Atlântico. We are constantly striving to provide the best service to our Guests and we are delighted to hear that you had such a great experience. It...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely 6 days at Sao Rafael Atlantico. Room was upgraded to sea view which was great. Food was plentiful at breakfast abd good quality. Shame as it was end of season the dining area was closed due to low numbers which reduced choice....More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from NAUHotels_Resorts, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our Hotel NAU São Rafael Atlântico for your stay and for sharing your opinion. We strive to continuously provide a high quality service to our guests and we are really thrilled to hear that the same took place during...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful hotel. Attended a wedding in the hotel. Spent 2 nights. The hotel is 4 min walk from a gorgeous beach. There is a nice spa, 3 pools and beautiful grounds. The room had a very nice layout and very comfortable beds. Breakfast was delicious...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from NAUHotels_Resorts, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded November 1, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience in our Hotel São Rafael Atlântico. We are very pleased that you have enjoyed our services and facilities and your kind words concerning our team and our amazing location near to the beach...More

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carol466j30
December 11, 2018|
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Response from 357Julie | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are, free and one you can buy
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Eddycat66
August 25, 2018|
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Response from 332nataliej | Reviewed this property |
No where to walk really I was disappointed with where it was situated..15 euros in a taxi to nearest resort..I personally wouldn't stay again in that location.
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Holli J
August 14, 2018|
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Response from 357Julie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes they do but we didn’t and we paid cash for our drinks at bar, restaurant and cafe at pool. We didn’t use mini bar in room or coffee machine. So we didn’t need to add things to credit card or debit card.
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Room Tips
"Stay in a different hotel if you want a good night's sleep."
karren476
Oct 3, 2018
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"If you need a sea view, be sure to ask for one but time spent on the balcony is minimal so it shouldn't..."
Knowles242
Sep 29, 2018
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"sea view for that relaxing chilled glass of wine before dinner..."
aingealban
Sep 19, 2018
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"expensive suites at hotel don't have ocean view..be careful"
docashok1
Sep 9, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$49 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
São Rafael Atlantic Hotel
LOCATION
PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictAlbufeiraSesmarias
NUMBER OF ROOMS
149
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