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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have just returned from a 4 night stay at Sao Rafael Atlantico and couldn't have asked for anything more! The front Reception were extremely kind and helpful with anything from booking taxis to restaurant and excursion recommendations etc.. The hotel room itself was very spacious, clean and exactly as advertised. I stayed at the hotel with 3 friends and...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is absolutely amazing. Upon check-in the level of customer service is blatantly evident with staff valet parking my vehicle in their basement garage, after an extremely long drive from Lisbon Airport this was appreciated. The rooms are keenly spacious and provide comfort and a great modern look. We expected more from our partial-pool view room, but nothing is...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have jus had an amazing two night stay here combined with our wedding and can say we couldn't have asked for anything more - it was perfection! We're staying for 2 weeks at Sao Rafael Suites (see separate review) but booked a sea view suite here for the night before our wedding and the wedding night. The staff are...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I came here on a holiday with about 30 other family members and I think it was EXACTLY what we were looking for! The resort is big enough to have your own space whilst also offering a range of different activites for everyone. The gym and spa are great - the spa in particular is beautiful! The pool areas are...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For sure one of the best family/romantic hotels close to Albufeira. Praia de San Rafael is a quiet area just 2min walk from San Rafael beach.The hotel is modern,clean,with big rooms and balcony and lovely swimming pools surrounded by palms. The breakfast is great and hotel food lovely.

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Rochford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was just perfect, staff were welcoming and helpful, the pools although not heated but are beautiful, the gardens and the beach that comes from the hotel are breath taking. Our room was so spacious and had a walk in shower. all the rooms have a balcony from what I could tell. We have bed and breakfast and then breakfast...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in September 2016 for two weeks. We could not fault it. Our room was spacious with plenty of storage for holiday clothes. It was immaculate. The bed was to die for, ive never had such a comfy sleep. We stayed on a bed and breakfast basis, I'm a fussy eater but needn't have worried as the food...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before booking a relaxing break with a sea view room I would firstly suggest that you find out if the hotel is hosting any corporate events during your stay. During our stay the hotel hosted three lovely weddings,however, our sea view room was opposite the venue room. The loud music from the wedding reception disturbs your sleep until 02.00 hrs....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in this hotel four years ago and had great experience and i decided to come back. Unfortunatly, the experience was completly badly different. Straight to the point: a) room, nice but start to be dated and need small refresh considering up price paid. b) outdoor swimming pool: many decks are not working properly. some broken; c) breakfast: here...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via 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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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • 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
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: $132 - $424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Atlantico 5*
Number of rooms: 149
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“partial pool view is sort of useless as the pool isn't that alluring”
Kwame84, 4 days ago | Read review
“Sea view Suites are lovely”
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366Kim, 5 days ago | Read review
“We had a sea view room, which we saw some beautiful Sunrises.”
  • Our view, stunning.
648kate, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“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
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