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Club Esse Porto Rafael Altura

#8 of 17 Hotels in Palau
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I was disappointed to find that the hotel did not live up to its promise of a 4 star. It was definitely lacking a certain "je nas ce qoi". The room was quaint but didn't have any amenities or extra pillows and the blanket in the cupboard smelt like dog. The towels were stained and the beds were two singles...

1Thank Madeleine J
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Nice small independent houses climbing over a hill, with plenty of charming passageways and a sure fun for children. Some rooms too close to the oil-powered hot water generator, with occasional exhaust smell. Very quiet in the night, and the Sardinian breeze will make AC optional for some. You need a car not because the beach is really far, but...

Thank Mario C
Darmstadt, Germany
Reviewed 11 August 2016

On the entrance of the resort , you see a big stone with 4 stars painted on it. Well this is surely a nice resort hotel but is far from being a 4 star. We can say is a 3 star. The trademark and best feature of this hotel is the fact that all rooms are like small flats all...

Thank Bischerotto
Prestatyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely hotel with spectacular views and a local beach only a 5 minute walk along a well trodden path.worth paying the extra for sea views.staff really helpful with recommendations on local beaches and places to visit.car essential to visit local beaches. Boat trip arranged by hotel to local islands really worth €40 .evening entertainment at hotel very Italian ....better...

Thank RDMartin100
Florence, Italy
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Simple but nice Sardinian style rooms, good and fresh breakfast, close by Palau (shopping) and Porto Rafael, 30 minutes driving from Costa Smeralda, 10 minutes fromn Porto Pollo (water sports). Reception service is average, restaurant service good and professional.

2Thank alexandra_lamprecht
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2014

The hotel was at first a quaint surprise compared to the usual white high rise hotels found in other countries. The room was basic but clean and tidy with 2 rooms for 2 people but spacious enough. On the plus side: The staff were lovely and helpful No mosquitoes, wasn't bitten at all Good shuttle hotel minibus to Palau The...

2Thank Sue B
Reviewed 10 November 2013

This hotel dates from the 1980s and looks as if it was never really finished. At the top of the site there is a dumped car and builders materials left in the bushes. The gardens are untended and it all looks uncared for. Maybe it was the end of the season but it looked as if it had been like...

2Thank accidentaltourist_8
Baden, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 August 2013

The location was perfect for our family beach holiday. We had a car so access to Palau was easy. Palau was full of restaurants and a perfect base to explore the islands. The nearest beach was only 300m walk from the hotel along a path through the bush. The family room (105) had a great view overlooking the bay and...

1Thank JNSouthworth
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2012

North Sardinia is a beautiful place but I hope this write up persuades anyone to visit without staying at the Hotel Altura because it is so very awful (ORRIBILE). In fact Hotel Altura is the worst hotel we have ever stayed at by far. The phrase ‘What do you expect it is the end of the season’ seemed to be...

4Thank Davewestmuzic
Cookham Dean, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2012

We had great views from our patio to the sea and to the mountains. The room was clean but basic. We made daily use of the fridge provided. We found the quality of the food varied from day to day. Fish good. Pasta bland. Portions huge. Staff friendly .Never found the bar open when we wanted a drink! Missing a...

2Thank MittensMaidenhead

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about Club Esse Porto Rafael Altura

Address: Localita' Monte Altura, 07020, Palau, Sardinia, Italy (Formerly Altura Hotel Palau)
Region: Italy > Sardinia > Province of Olbia-Tempio > Palau
Price Range: RM334 - RM1,408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Club Esse Porto Rafael Altura 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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Club Esse Porto Rafael Altura Palau, Sardinia, Italy
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Palau
#6 Family Hotel in Palau
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“Rooms with patio and sea-view”
alexandra_lamprecht, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“A room with outside space.”
suebI6616WT, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“High up gives the best views over the bay”
accidentaltourist_8, 10 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Avoid this 'Hotel'”
Davewestmuzic, 1 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a superior room with a sea view”
MittensMaidenhead, 30 Sep 2012 | Read review
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