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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 3
Olhao, Faro District, Algarve

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Theo K
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A superb base for relaxing and/or exploring the Algarve”
Reviewed May 6, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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This is a superb apartment with beautiful sea views over the Rio Formosa towards Faro. It is equipped to a very high stand with everything you could possibly need.
It was wonderful to wake up in the morning and have breakfast on the balcony, plus it is only a short 5 min stroll to the Olaho waterfront with its shops markets and restaurants. With good wifi it meant we could check out places and things going on in the area.

Our hosts Sophie and Wim were there to welcome us on arrival, and give tips on what to do and see. They were very friendly and helpful throughout our stay

As a birdwatcher I had a nature reserve, complete with Flamingoes from the balcony. All in all A superb base for relaxing and/or exploring the Algarve. Excellent parking. We will be back sooner rather than later!

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Liked best: Location, quality of apartment, value, parking
Liked least: Cannot find fault!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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SLA123
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Immaculately presented apartment with outstanding owners”
Reviewed April 26, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
4
people found this review helpful

Had a lovely week in this exceptional apartment.
Sophie and Wimm have thought of everything you might need during your stay,including being there to welcome you when you arrive.
Unlike many apartments we have stayed in the mattress is of good quality and very comfortable.
Looking forward to return visit in the near future.

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Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Tony B
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Holiday break waterfront apartment Olhao”
Reviewed April 22, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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Had a wonderful stay at this apartment all facilities required were in place, ideal location for restaurants and bars in Olhao.
Ideally situated for exploring the Algarve would recommend to anyone requiring luxury accommodation

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Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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Hexham
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Apartment - shame about the sewage works”
Reviewed April 20, 2015 for a stay in November 2014
1
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This is a wonderful apartment - the best equipped we've ever stayed in. Views are very good, and great for birdwatching. Regretably, this area can suffer from strong odours from the sewage treatment plant at this end of Olhao, a fact which is well known in the area. During our stay it was particularly bad and we had to abandon staying here and move elsewhere - perhaps we were just very unlucky,. but we didn't go to Portugal to inhale chemical sewage odours!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
Apr 23, 2015
We are sorry you couldn't enjoy the balcony for a few days due to a technical disruption at the water treatment plant. The good news is that Aguas do Algarve has issued a public tender for a project to build a combined wastewater plant for Faro and Olhão and this new facility will solve this.
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BillinF
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic apartment and holiday”
Reviewed November 2, 2014 for a stay in October 2014
3
people found this review helpful

This was the best and most well equipped apartment we have ever stayed in. The apartment was lovely and exactly how it was described. Sophie and Wim had thought of everything, they had put a box of toys in for our little boy to play with as well as a bucket and spade and arm bands. For days out to the beach there was an ice box, sun umbrella and beach towels. We had a great stay in Ohloa but it was made all the more enjoyable by the super accommodation. Thank you Fiona, Stephen and Matthew.

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Liked best: It was so well equipped
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed May 7, 2013 for a stay in April 2013
5
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 30, 2013 for a stay in April 2013
2
people found this review helpful

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Liked best: The space and view
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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