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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

Close to the Sao Rafael beach and Albufeira old town (10 min by car), nice and friendly staff, big rooms but be aware that to use the indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi you need to bring your pool cap or pay 5 euros to buy one!

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Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

Turned up and it looked 5 star Staff were ok but needed more smiles and speaking . What I want to say is the restaurant was trying to hard It needed to slow down on to many flavors on the plate. And some descriptions were not carried out good food but could be a lot better for the price, Will...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

My partner and I have just returned after staying here for a week. It was my 1st time in the algarve. 1st impressions of the hotel were lovely. Nice welcome from reception, efficient with check In and in our room within 10 minutes. Our room was beautiful, this was 5 star. Shame that we didn't have a double bed or...

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Patra
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We spend 4 days in hotel and we have made a very good opinion .The area is really relaxing and the beach beautiful.the staff was very polite and ready to help you.In breakfast you can find anything you want.You have many choices for dinner or drink your cokteil.Great swimming pool and gardens.We recomend this hotel for the people who enjoying...

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

I didn't stay here so can't comment on the hotel itself but the spa was wonderful. I had an anti-stress treatment and the masseuse was excellent. The facilities are clean and tasteful and the whole experience was very relaxing. Staff were brilliant throughout, responding to my booking email very quickly and explaining everything in perfect English. I'd definitely come here...

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Killarney, Ireland
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Nice, new hotel. Staff were excellent and very professional. Lovely lady on reception help us to sort out bikes. Buffet food was gorgeous, great choice, great flavours. Bedrooms were spotless I couldn't fault the cleanliness. Loved the shower room. Beach is very near, we went start of May and it was easy to get a sunlounger, beach was not packed....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Stayed at the CS Atlantic for 8 nights with my husband. Have stayed in a fair amount of 5 star hotels in my travels and although the hotel was nice, quiet location, friendly staff, it is not a 5 star hotel. I would say more bordering 4 star than 5. I would say this is largely due to the hotel...

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Nottingham,Uk
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Fabulous hotel, on a hill, private entry into the Sao Rafael beach. The hotel has very nice ambience, large pool, separate one for the kids with no dearth of sun loungers around the pool. Excellent breakfast spread, very good service with courteous and helpful staff. Beach is about 80 odd steps down wooden steps, so be careful if you have...

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Cork Ireland
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Stayed here last week and I must see it was fabulous, 3 years ago we stayed in their sister hotel cs suites. I think the Atlantic is better. We were there for our wedding anniversary, on my booking I mentioned this and we were pleasantly surprised to find a bottle of sparkling wine & chocolate coated strawberries there for us,...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2013

Great spacious clean rooms, fantastic food in all the bars and restaurants, nice pools, great spa, couldn't ask for much more. It was near the beach and near enough to the town if you want to see some of it.

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  • 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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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • 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: RM551 - RM1,672 (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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