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“Modern flat in quiet convenient location”
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Very good
30 reviews
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Albufeira, Faro District, Algarve

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Very good - based on 30 reviews
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Shane M
London
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Modern flat in quiet convenient location”
Reviewed August 27, 2012 for a stay in August 2012

Situation just north of the clock roundabout this apartment is perfectly located for the old and new towns. Communication with Zoe was fantastic as was checking in and out with the local lady (Isa). The flat was highly spacious, clean and had everything we needed. The main balcony was perfect sized and we enjoyed breakfast in the sun overlooking the pool. We only actually used the pool on the last day but was very clean and relaxing. The apartment block had many Portuguese family's staying and we had no problems with noisy neighbors. Aircon in the bedroom was the best feature for me although not so much for my partner! The double bed of the flat is not the biggest but we are used to much bigger so could just be us! We did note from reading the guest book that others found the bed hard but had no problem with that! Also I should note that previous guests had problems with dogs barking. This didn't bother us at all and we couldn't work out how this could annoy people (was very infrequent and was quiet during the night). The apartment does not have its own personal Wifi however we were able to connect to a Fonera wifi (best signal in bedroom and on balcony). To use this service you must sign up with Fon either via (http://corp.fon.com/en/) or if you are a BT customer in the UK, just activate your account with them. The television had various channels including BBC world and was more than adequate for holidays.

Finally to get to the flat from Faro airport we used yellowfish transfers (60euros return) and they are highly professional having over 40 cars and cannot recommend them enough. One of the drivers even lives on the road of the flat!

Overall this was a fantastic flat and the price was extremely fair and I will be returning in the future and recommending the flat to my friends and family. Thank you so much Zoe, was the best holiday I have ever had.

Date of stay: August 2012
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Liked best: Aircon in bedroom
Liked least: Size of the bed
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
Dec 3, 2012
Thank you for your kind review. I am so glad you enjoyed your holiday. I will hopefully be investing in a new mattress next year to improve comfort.
I can also arrange transfers if ever needed.
Look forward to having you again in the future.
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JaneS35
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Lovely area, great experience”
Reviewed August 20, 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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I just wanted to let everyone know this is a lovely area perfectly situated half way from the busy bits of Albufeira and everything is within walking distance. So we didn't need to hire a car and just used YELLOWFISH TRANSFERS from and to the airpot. They were extremly efficient and welcoming they spoke great English and were able to answer all our queries, we would definetly use them again as they were very helpful but very reasonably priced. We found their on-line booking system easy and it took away all the headache of arriving in a forgein airport and not knowing what to do next; we didn't use it but they have free wi-fi in the taxis along with booster seats and you feel very safe. We would reccommend their company and also these lovely appartments with a clean and welcoming pool and a security entrance to everyone. Plus it's a good bit quieter than the rest of central Albufeira.

Date of stay: August 2012
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Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 3, 2012
Thank you for your review.
I can also arrange transfers if ever needed.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Newport
Reviewed May 13, 2012 for a stay in April 2012

Date of stay: April 2012
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Liked best: Condition of apartment
Liked least: Limited tv channels
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
May 18, 2012
Thank you for your review. I hope you enjoyed your stay and hope to hear from you again in future.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Barry, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 12, 2012 for a stay in July 2011

Date of stay: July 2011
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Liked best: The relaxing location
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
Mar 15, 2012
Thank you for your lovely review. Its a pleasure to have you stay again this year!
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 29, 2011 for a stay in January 2011

Date of stay: January 2011
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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
Mar 15, 2012
Thank you for your lovely review and hope you enjoyed your recent stay. You are welcome back anytime and look forward to having you stay again in 2013.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 21, 2011 for a stay in October 2011

Date of stay: October 2011
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Liked best: Location
Traveling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
Mar 15, 2012
Thank you for your review and hope to have you stay again soon!
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 15, 2011 for a stay in July 2011

Date of stay: July 2011
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Liked best: location
Liked least: limited English TV channels
Traveling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
Nov 22, 2011
Thankyou for your kind review and hope you enjoy your stay in 2012!
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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