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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked this hotel (mum and I) as we were attending a wedding there. It was absolutely brilliant. We had a gorgeous room, comfortable bed, lovely shower and loads of wardrobe space with hangers provided. The hotel was clean, very charming with beautiful scenery outside. The palm trees around the pool provide shade as well as cool breeze from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely stay here early/mid August 2016. The hotel is beautiful, well maintained and the rooms are huge. This was the first holiday where we really just wanted to sit by the pool and read whilst getting some sun and the hotel was perfect for this. Being outside Albufeira there's not a lot immediately nearby so this is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I returned this week from a four night stay at the São Rafael Atlântico. Much of what has been written already proved to be true - it is a large good-quality hotel but doesn't quite feel like the five star it is billed to be. Our room was really great - large, clean, well-designed, comfortable bed and with an excellent... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived to the shock that we had booked through hoteling.com (part of Low Cost Holidays) and the hotel had no record of our booking! We hadn't received any correspondence to say that our booking was null and void! We had paid hoteling.com in full back in Jan. To make matters even worse...this was our honeymoon! In spite of the... More 

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Ramuciai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is brand new hotel pretending into 5 stars. Well,freshness is obvious,but not everything to provide someones holidays enjoyment. It was not for us: only entertainment there was laying at the pool in rather hot temperature.But people seem to be patient and can withstand this day by day...Even no chance to go down to sea-the gate is blocked unless stair... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights in a suite in early August and paid almost € 500 a night with breakfast and wifi. The hotel itself is nicely located with pretty landscaped grounds leading down to a public beach with a beach front restaurant and deck chairs and umbrellas for rent. ‎ The suite was large ( about 700 sq ft +)... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First the positive points: the hotel is very modern and recently build. The park and pool are great and generous. The rooms are big and the installation is very well equipped, tasteful and stylish. The breakfast is excellent with a great choice. The walking distance to the sea is about 3 minutes. If you look for calm vacations, this place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely week in this hotel. Reception staff were very helpful at all times with restaurant recommendations and booking taxis. Buffet breakfast always had a huge range of food to choose from and lots of fresh fruit. No matter what time we went down to the pool there were always 2 sunbeds available next to each other with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband booked this hotel as our honeymoon, it looked idyllic on the pictures however this was not the case. We stayed from the 7th-17th July The room was clean enough and had a decent view but not sea view which is what I booked. I requested a little something on arrival which I thought would've been in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we first arrived (Stayed July 24 to 29) at the hotel there was nobody to greet us. We got our bags into reception and when we were finally seen to there was no sorry for the wait etc. We were told we were unable to check in early. Why? They were fully booked. But it was just the way... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
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: $120 - $437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Atlantico 5*
Number of rooms: 149
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