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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 7, 2012

My husband and I have just got back from a wonderful chilling week, the hotel and the rooms were excellent with beautiful sea views and huge overhead showers. Chill out bar was our favorite location for the evenings, with drinks (including cocktails) well priced. The buffet restaurant was a nice place to eat, have to say not a five star...

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CSHOTELS, Manager at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel let me take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. I was delighted to read that you had a “wonderful chilling week” at our/yours Hotel. It is true we are in a peaceful and previligiated location with beautiful views over the Sea. Thank you for...

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 7, 2012

Just arrived back from one week at the Sao Rafael Atlantic. We had the most wonderful week. The hotel room was very spacious and clean, food was fab lots of choice and the staff at this hotel couldn't do enough for us to make our holiday enjoyable. The hotel and grounds were very peaceful and the lovely sandy beach a...

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CSHOTELS, Manager at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay at the CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel. I was delighted to read that we were up to your expectations. I am glad that you enjoyed our Hotel rooms, they are very well equipped with all the facilities just to provide you a comfortable stay and to make you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 5, 2012

I stayed with my partner for 10 days at the end of July after this hotel was recommended to us by family who stayed here last year. We always opt for couples hotels or adults only and on the whole we loved this hotel. Furnished in a modern and minimilastic style with clever lighting, we immediately felt relaxed and comfortable...

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CSHOTELS, Manager at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. I was thankful to read we were up to your expectations after being recommended by your family! I was very happy to read that we provide you a “wonderful holiday”. It is true, our Hotel rooms are very well equipped...

Edinburgh
Reviewed August 5, 2012

My Wife and I just returned from having 2 wonderful weeks at this hotel (19th July - 2nd Aug), and missing it already!! We arrived at approx 11am after 3hr flight and 40min transfer, and our room (345) was all ready for us :) the champers and orange juice on arrival was a lovely touch. Our room was gorgeous in...

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CSHOTELS, Manager at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking your time to share your recent experience at the CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel. I was grateful to read that we manage to achieve your expectations and we were able to make your holiday so wonderful. I am happy to know that your really appreciated our Hotel standards and facilities. I am glad...

somerset
Reviewed August 3, 2012

We stayed for 1 week in July. Our room was spacious and spotlessly clean. Large comfortable bed and pillows, fantastic walk in wet room and the maid kept our room clean and tidy throughout our stay, could not fault it. Very peaceful and quite as this hotel is adults only, no sprogs allowed!! Now on to the food and service....

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CSHOTELS, Manager at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to post your review about your recent stay with us. I deeply regret that you felt that our customer service and Hotel standards was not reflective the High standards that we always set for our valued guests. At the CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel we do value our guests feedback, it helps...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 2, 2012

We've just returned from a 10 day stay at the Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel. This is a modern, very spacious hotel where you will receive a warm welcome from the friendly and helpful staff. We were met with cold drinks, and our bags were whisked away to our rooms while we waited to check in. Nice touch. The rooms are...

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CSHOTELS, Manager at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel let me take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent stay with us. I was glad to read that you appreciated our Hotel comfortable rooms. Thank you for your kind words about the Hotel Team, I already pass them your comments and they were very...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 2, 2012

This hotel is fantastic if you are looking for a quiet get-away with a partner. It is located in a quiet part of Portugal and is right on the beach. The weather is always brilliant but can get a little chilly at night. The staff were so much fun and extremely helpful. The Thomson reps are also extremely informative and...

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CSHOTELS, Manager at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for posting such positive review about your recent stay at the CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel. It is a great honor to know that you would come back again in a “heartbeat”. I was glad to read that we were able to delight you with our Hotel services and facilities. The Hotel Team...

Stoke-On-Trent
Reviewed August 2, 2012

Having just spent 11 nights at this fantastic gorgeous hotel our thoughts are this......The room was massive with a huge comfortable bed and the pillows were soooooooooooo soft and made an excellent nights sleep. The shower was out of this world and so was our view from our balcony. We were in 266 with a sea view, it was so...

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CSHOTELS, Manager at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review regarding your recent experience at the CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel. I was delighted to read that you were “well impressed” with our/your Hotel. It is true, our hotel rooms are really modern with a nice décor and they provide you everything you need to feel at home and have a comfy...

Reviewed August 1, 2012

Stayed here for a week and am currently sitting in the bar writing this review on our last night! Hotel grounds are great and the pools again are spotless! The garden view rooms are very modern and clean with a massive lovely bed which is very comfy! It was my girlfriends birthday and on our last day I asked to...

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CSHOTELS, Manager at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your review regarding your stay at the CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel. I was delighted to read that you rate us as a “lovely place” to spend a relaxing holiday. I was happy to know that you enjoyed our Hotel services and standards. Thank you for your compliments about the Reception and...

London
Reviewed August 1, 2012

Just returned from a 7 day stay here. Checked out the reviews before we booked and noted some negative views, however we found on our trip they were not really justified. If they have had some problems in the past they have certainly overcome them now. The hotel is very clean and tidy with plenty of staff. Our room was...

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CSHOTELS, Manager at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that your first experience at the CS São Rafael Atlantic Hotel has inspired a return visit to our/yours Hotel. I was glad to read that you appreciated our Hotel rooms, they have everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay....

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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
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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 - $381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Atlantico 5*
Number of rooms: 149
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Third floor sea view”
richmking, 4 weeks ago | 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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