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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at this hotel. The grounds themselves are beautiful and there is a door with a picturesque foot path down to the beach (minimal access therefore mostly hotel guests). Breakfast was epic, the best I've had compared to other 5 star hotels. We ate in the terrace restaurant which was lovely but otherwise ate elsewhere as...

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1Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We stayed 6 nights in this hotel. Rooms are confortable, big and clean. The only point to improve is the light at the washbasin. Choice of the breakfast is large but I share other comments that various hot meals are rather cold/warm than hot. We choose to eat outside and I must say, that the cleanliness of the terrasse could...

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5Thank Fred M
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Firstly, this hotel DOES NOT have a private beach as stated in recent reviews. There is a main road to the beach and a large car park for all the locals to use. This wasn't an issue for us but other reviews are wrong and misleading saying the beach is only open for hotel guests. You can confirm this with...

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7Thank Fay J
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Message to the Management Lovely hotel and staff, that are all being let down by the food being served in your restaurant. Do the Hotel a favour and go down and test the temperature of the food being served. On my last day at your hotel I waited till each dish was brought straight out from the kitchen. In the...

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9Thank John R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This hotel was slightly off the beaten track but by far was clearly tucked away because of its beauty. Immaculate hotel and room, rooms were exactly as shown in their very classy website. We dined in the a'la carte restaurant but it was lovely and the waitress in there made it a main reason to go back again - a...

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1Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Rooms. We stayed in two rooms at the end of October, one room was a "Nature View" and the other a "standard". Firstly I would not recommend paying extra for a Nature view, as our room featured a view of the garden section between two wings of the hotel, this consists of a few palm trees and a long...

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3Thank Stephen H
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I spent this weekend in Hotel São Rafael Atlântico and loved it. The space is really nice, splendid outside with direct walking access to the beach. The outdoor space is large and very well kept. Buffet breakfast very nice. Very modern at adequate prices. And of course, it's in the Algarve, so +24ºC on 1 November and you can go...

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1Thank Fernanda D
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for 6 nights just as a solo traveller looking to relax. Hotel was very good. Good service from staff. Hotel is very clean and pool area is gorgeous. Private beach nearby which is nice especially the cliff area. Rooms are very big and area is quiet. Close enough to walk to Albufeira town. Would recommend this...

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NAUHotels_Resorts, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing São Rafael Atlântico hotel. Your presence was very important for us and we feel very happy to know that had a nice stay with us. We hope you return to Albufeira and give us the chance to welcome you again! My vbery best regards,

Reviewed 30 October 2016

We came without expectatives and enjoy of every minute. Very nice resort, large rooms and decorated with good taste. the breakfast was very complet and tasty The pools and the beach are very good We wiil visit again this resort

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NAUHotels_Resorts, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Mauricio, Thank you very much for sharing with us your review. The feedback of our guests is very important for us and yours made us feel very happy. It was a pleasure for us to welcome you and we will be very proud to welcome you again. My very best regards,

Rhondda Cynon Taff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

5 stars gives this hotel justice! Facilities are superb, great rooms and plenty of pools to choose from. A 5 minute walk to the private beach, through the beautiful gardens is another joy to behold. The hotel is 10 mins drive from old town Albufeira, and the regular free shuttle bus is a bonus. A perfect hotel for a quiet...

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NAUHotels_Resorts, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Sao Rafael Atlantico, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review and for your sympathy. We were very pleased to welcome you in São Rafael Atlântico hotel and we feel very happy to know that you had a relaxing holiday with us. My very best wishes,

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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: $146 - $439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Atlantico 5*
Number of rooms: 149
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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles davidjM4893PE, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the top floor with a sea view are probably the best”
 of 5 bubbles RuiB637, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can book 'room only', do so and dine out at local restaurants.”
 of 5 bubbles 180fayj, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms have great vistas. All rooms are the same apart from the view or if a suite.”
 of 5 bubbles johnrK6675JY, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would get a standard or see view room preferably on top floor (floor 4).”
 of 5 bubbles chickenlaunched, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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