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Vila Branca

#70 of 162 Hotels in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an absolute bargain value hotel. It may look a bit dated in the pictures but please do not be put off, this actually adds to the character. The place is immaculate everywhere & the staff are so welcoming and friendly it was a real pleasure to stay there. It only takes 5 minutes to walk to bars &...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vila Branca hotel/apartments is situated in a quieter part of Albufiera but within walking distance of the main town,and beaches. A bit of a challenge for those with walking difficulties as it is either up or down, to get anywhere. The accommodation is traditional Portuguese style,very clean and comfortable,with good heating and air con if needed. Breakfast is a buffet...

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newcastle upon tyne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this hotel for some friends who had turned 50. There were 8 of us in total, and booked it for a 4 night stay. The hotel was located on a narrow one way Street, approximately 10 minutes away from the old town square on foot; where the atmosphere was absolutely bouncing on a night time!! The hotel was...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good value for money. The host's are very friendly people. Nothing to much trouble. Ideal location. Less than 10 minutes walk to main square so away from the noise. There is a few steps to contend with but keeps you fit walking back up. If you want 5 star pay 5 star money. Will definitely visit again.

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic family run hotel, just a 10 min walk from the main square up the steps beside the tunnel,and 5 mins from the beach at the lift end. Rooms are spotless and the bathroom had been newly renovated,there is a fridge,and if you want a kettle just ask at reception and they will put one in your room.breakfast in continental...

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Runcorn England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 days in April. Hotel is on a quiet street on a steep hill. The family who run the hotel are warm, friendly, welcoming & helpful. Info with regard to trains etc was all forthcoming. The hotel is old but well kept & I realy liked it as it felt family ran. The bathroom had recently been refitted...

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New Quay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Carla and her dear Mum were just so attentative to our every need.What warm and welcoming lovely people.Will definately return.Thanks for a wonderful holiday. So easy when you sort out the in house transport from Faro airport. Local food so tasty and authentic.wow !!! loved every moment.

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2Thank arkwright556
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

You don't want to stay in this place, really like a retreat house,like a nightmare ... like the Future Holiday from Uncle Scrooge, you don't want spend much,but it's all just a nightmare, doesn't smell good, just old people and everything looks from charity shop. Never again.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I am a seasoned travelled and had experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of all kind of hotels and residence. But my experience at staying Vila Branca & its sister Vila Amelia in Albufeira are by far the best. If i am to rate them out of 10 as the best, I will give them 20. Location is...

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Friendly and helpful staff, very clean with regular room cleaning not too early in the morning. I had room 33 on the top floor. It had a decent size balcony that was a real sun trap with a view of fishermans beach which was handy to see how busy it was before walking the less than 5 min walk to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Vila Branca

Address: Rua do Tenis 4, Albufeira 8200-186, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: RM180 - RM417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vila Branca 3*
Number of rooms: 109
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Vila Branca Albufeira
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#12 Best Value Hotel in Albufeira
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“We chose our room, but they were all excellent and quietly positioned.”
arkwright556, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room!!!!!”
cas11, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a pool view”
shropshirebeau, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have poorer Wifi connection”
MonaP750, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The second time we stayed we had a seaview room,”
JulieP449, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
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