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    Sao Rafael Atlantico

    Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          $345
          $319
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          Overview
          • Excellent51%
          • Very good31%
          • Average13%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible2%
          Travelers talk about
          “chill out bar” (79 reviews)
          “al fresco” (52 reviews)
          “wet room” (42 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Rooftop Bar
          Fitness center
          Concierge
          Spa
          Wheelchair access
          Business Center
          Dry Cleaning
          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          1,005 reviews
          #2 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
           
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          Sao Rafael Suites
          859 reviews
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          Salgados Dunas Suites
          572 reviews
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          Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

          Me and my boyfriend now husband stayed in Sao Rafael Atlantico for a few nights of relaxation. The bedding was very comfortable and the room was spacious with a balcony. The hotel is only 5 minutes walk to the beach through the private gate. Easy...More

          Thank Kalunchoi84
          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. Staff at the reception is very helpful. They give every possible information needed. 24hrs food is available. Nice swimming pool. Wide variety of food for breakfast. Room Service is very good. Rooms are very big and comfortable. Our...More

          2  Thank Tanya A
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Before you book please read negative comments and even more interesting- management replies. Arrogant and surprising... This place certainly meets 5* criteria on paper: rooms are big, all needed facilities exist. However there are many BUTs. I start with strengths: + location (unless you like...More

          6  Thank LucyInTheGarden
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          The good things about this hotel are: (1) its location, just a few minutes walk from its own beach and near enough to Albufeira (if you wanted to go there for some reason but I can't imagine why you would, because it's a dump!) and...More

          1  Thank Richard O
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Went as a surprise birthday trip last year with my partner. The communal Hotel grounds were open, spacious and clean. The breakfast was nice not amazing but still nice they had enough options The staff prior to arriving and for the duration of the stay...More

          Thank Nell93
          EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
          1,005 reviews
          #2 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
           
          Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa
          2,360 reviews
          #12 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
           
          Sao Rafael Suites
          859 reviews
          #2 of 3 hotels in Sesmarias
           
          Salgados Dunas Suites
          572 reviews
          #22 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Beachfront
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Business Center with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • $146 - $504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 149
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          • Faro District >
          • Albufeira >
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          Traveler (847)
          Pool & Beach (221)
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          Dining (121)
          Hotel & Grounds (572)
          Bathroom (29)
          Family and Play Areas (10)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Knights11
          Being a Brit I wondered if there are tea making facilities in the rooms. If not will bring my trusty travel kettle! Thanks in advance
          June 21, 2017|
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          Response from wainwrigh | Reviewed this property |
          Yes theres a kettle tea coffee milk pods free and mini bar which is charged to your room of course
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          Chris G
          we are staying with you from 3 july 2017 for 10 days ,my wife is recuperating from recent surgery so i need our stay to be trouble free can you pleasse answer the below . we would like to be on the highest floor possible so that she is not disturbed by traffic noise or staff, to assist her recuperation if you cannot guarantee this is there any upgrade potential. is there a hair dryer in the rooms. and do you supply iron and ironing board if required.
          June 16, 2017|
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          Response from Richard O | Reviewed this property |
          In general the hotel is very quiet. I suggest Rooms 340-350 would be quietest, as fa away from the pool as possible.
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          Knights11
          We are staying at Sao Rafael atlantico in September is it correct that Sao Rafael suites also use the facilities there.
          June 13, 2017|
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          Response from 648kate | Reviewed this property |
          No I dont thnk they do, we certainly didnt see anyone other than the guests from our hotel. Have a great time and do try the beach restaurant
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          Room Tips
          "avoid level 1 !!!"
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          "partial pool view is sort of useless as the pool isn't that alluring"
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          "Sea view Suites are lovely"
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          "We had a sea view room, which we saw some beautiful Sunrises."
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