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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for a 4 day trip over Easter and it was perfect! Travelling off season meant the hotel was quite quiet, but that meant the Spa and Pool areas were empty for relaxation. The Spa was 30 euros for two to spend the whole day there, which included pools, sauna, jacuzzi and Turkish bath. We booked a standard...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our stay in this hotel was brilliant. From the moment we got to the hotel we were greeted by very friendly and helpful staff who explained the layout of the hotel and serviced they offered. Room was very big and good views from balcony. Beautiful grounds to walk through and Beach area was great. Breakfast buffet was one of the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful hotel. All rooms have balconies. We booked Seaview but our room only had a partial seaview. Nonetheless the view was lovely. All rooms have balconies. The hotel overlooks a nice beach. Friendly staff. Breakfast Buffet was good. We ate out for lunch and dinner apart from one evening when we decided to try the buffet. It was satisfactory. We...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful location relaxing and quite the hotel is very impressive with a morden feel we had a room with sea views and what beautiful views to, there a private walk way to the beach from the garden of the grounds the beach is one of the most beautiful in Albufeira with a restaurant and sun loungers, the breakfast is very...

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Lancashire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I picked this hotel for a short, child free break to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. I'm glad I did. Hotel was in a lovely quiet location but Albufiera was easily accessible on foot (30-40 minted) or a 6 Euro taxi ride. The hotel itself was lovely, fantastic open bedroom with a great view over the grounds an out to...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So pleased we picked this hotel for our weekend break. On arrival staff in reception were very welcoming and we were lucky enough that our room was ready 2 hours prior to the actual check in time. We had paid a little extra for a sea view room, and thats what we got. The view was lovely and we were...

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1Thank Katie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Albufeira for five days at the end of March 2017. The hotel was beautiful and the food was brilliant. The spa and the gym was clear and comfortable. I had booked a spa treatment for the occasion and I were not disappointed. There were two lovely outdoor pool with palmtrees. The ocean view from...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect stay, lovely staff, great breakfast and nice pool area. Private beach is stunning !! No complaints. The gym is avalible at 10:00 when the spa area opens. A bit late in my opinon for a morning workout.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the reviews and looking at the images, we certainly where under the impression that a weeks Easter break in this 5 star hotel would be ideal. However, we are left disappointed. Yes, the hotel is clean, spacious and modern, however unfortunately during our stay the hotel was only operating at half its capacity, with most of the lounges,...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Really enjoyed my stay in this hotel - The staff were incredibly helpful and the evening meal in the restaurant was delicious. The hotel is situated beside the most beautiful beach with great cliffside walks. One slight negative would be the lack of availability for sun beds. The Pool itself is really lovely but the number of beds in relation...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre 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)
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Sesmarias
Price Range: RM555 - RM1,682 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Atlantico 5*
Number of rooms: 149
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“Third floor sea view”
richmking, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Find a sun bed beside the pool during peak hours can be difficult”
DeclanW, 17 Mar 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, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the top floor with a sea view are probably the best”
RuiB637, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can book 'room only', do so and dine out at local restaurants.”
180fayj, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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