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Reviewed 11 June 2014

Had a one-night stay. Clean, comfortable, and large balcony. Wifi on the 5th floor was weak, but the breakfast was delicious, easily the highlight of the hotel. It is located centrally and directions from Google maps were direct and correct.

2Thank Tom M
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We stayed 2 nights with our small children. Location is perfect as the tourist spots are right next to the hotel. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The service was kind and helpful. I would stay here again and would recommend it to friends.

3Thank sam z
Pristina, Kosovo
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I spent one night at the hotel and I liked the room, though it was tiny. Breakfast was nice and the location is great. Very close to the sites and the shopping area. The service at the hotel was very nice, kind and helpful.

1Thank Ivana B
Split, Croatia
Reviewed 18 May 2014

We come in hotel for only one night between flights. it was clean and nice room for small rate. Breakfast was excellent, better than in some brand hotel. Hotel is in city centre, great location, reception woman was kind and helpful. The choice of accommodation in Faro is not so good, so this hotel was great deal for money.

2Thank FileST
Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We stayed in the hotel for 3 nights. The room was fine (simple, but big enough and clean). A good choice of tasty food was offered at the breakfasts. The staff was helpful with all needed information about the city and transport. The location is very close to the old town. Restaurants and shops are just around the corner. The...

2Thank Viktoriya H
Paris, France
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I booked the hotel based on the good reviews. I do think the hotel was good value as I got quite a good deal, however I was disappointed with the wifi signal in my room. The T.V only had one station in English and that is the news. It was impossible to watch videos on my ipad because the wifi...

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1Thank Alba B
Monifieth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We stayed three nights here after a week in Carviero. It was a fantastic base, v close to the old town with its great reasturants etc. Do get a superior room, it provides a huge terrace with views over Faro. Breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice, freshly prepared and enjoyable. It is also convient for the bus and train...

Thank wilma g
Thetford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2014

I just arrived at home from a two night stay at Hotel Santa Maria and only have wonderful things to stay. The rooms were clean and worked perfect for our girls weekend. The hotel staff were super friendly and provided excellent customer service. They arranged a boat tour of the Algarve along with transportation to and from the boat. As...

1Thank English_Arnold
Reviewed 26 February 2014

The Santa Maria is a modern hotel with a fresh, clean interior & lift to all floors. Rooms have white walls & red flooring & are attractive & comfortable. The room safe was useful for safely storing passports & cash. The en suite was clean & had hair dryer & the usual toiletries. Its shower cubicle was a little small,...

4Thank 5Reddy
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We stayed at the Hotel Santa Maria based on two reasons, reviews on the internet and the price. We have found it a great location to stay in Faro, the staff have been very helpful, room and public areas immaculate, breakfast more than adequate. We have a 5.30 start one morning but the night porter produced coffee and rolls to...

3Thank StephenRand

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This new hotel is set right in the heart of the commercial downtown of the Algarve’s capital Faro. Experience the historical Villa of Se which guides you on a magical journey. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stay Hotel

Address: Rua de Portugal 17, Faro 8000, Portugal (Formerly Hotel Santa Maria Faro)
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Faro
Price Range: $62 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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“Book early to make sure you have a good room!”
 of 5 bubbles Blemmaa, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Floor 5, roo 505 had a nice balcony and view overlooking the town”
 of 5 bubbles 179emilya, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room at the back”
 of 5 bubbles LINDA-FOLEY1, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“006 has a little balcony & although facing street, wasn't so loud.”
 of 5 bubbles Edfly, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask room from inner court side to avoide street noise. Also ask fullsize bathroom and working aircondition.”
  • Check the location of toilet seat ;o((
 of 5 bubbles JoonasKoko, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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