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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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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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Bristol
Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

I spent a wonderful 4 days here last week and was impressed by the hotel in every way. From the moment I was greeted at reception, the service was always polite, courteous & professional. The room was spacious & modern, and not tired or in need of modernisation in any way. The food was excellent. The breakfast selection catered for...

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2Thank _Travel_Fanatic_1980
West Midlands
Reviewed 7 July 2013

We just got back from a week at CS Sao Rafael Atlantic hotel. We were greeted by plenty of reception staff - our check in was swift. Shown to "Village room" which was larger than average - we liked the set up of the modern bathroom facilities. Showers were amazing - a large wet room with big overhead power shower....

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3Thank Wils58
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Excellent holidays for my birthday, I highly recommand the place! The best: - 3 minutes walk from a lovely beach, with private walk. - Rooms with sea view have an amazing view through a wall sized window and balcony. - The SPA is free to use for all hotel guests and it is very relaxing. - On my birthday, the...

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3Thank El_Fred
New Forest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2013

We stayed at this hotel for 9 nights last month so that we could chill out after a stressful few months. We chose this hotel because of it's description, 5 star rating and good reviews on Trip Advisor. We regularly stay at 5 star hotels in the UK, Europe, USA and the Middle East and are familiar with services provided....

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2Thank DBDDorset
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Beautiful location with a lovely small beach within a 5 minutes walk. Rooms (ours was a partial ocean view) are generously sized and comfortable. Footsteps from rooms overhead were annoying, but otherwise this was a quiet location. I was disappointed with the overall décor of the hotel which I found felt to be out-of-keeping with the surrounding district with more...

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Thank MiaJ29
Manchester
Reviewed 25 June 2013

I wanted a weekend away that wasn't too far away and where I was guaranteed some sunshine. The Algarve seemed the perfect spot, and it is very nice indeed. In terms of location it is worth noting that the CS Atlantic is about 45 minutes direct drive from Faro airport and not easy to get to by public transport (how...

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4Thank ange71
Wigan, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2013

A modern 5* hotel with everything you would expect and the superb extra of "its location!" Two large circular pools and smaller "kiddies" pool in a landscape of exotic trees, with clear paths to an electric security gate, which opens to a board walk which descends to Rafael beach (beautiful)!! We had a very "chilled-out" 7 days, with very pleasant...

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5Thank Clive W
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Just a few Kilometers from Albufeira, good romos, great Breakfast selection, very plesant staff. The beach just below the Hotel is stunning!! They recommended a Bike guide for me that showed up on time and afterwards shuteled me back to the hotel.

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London
Reviewed 23 May 2013

We originally booked CS Sao Rafeal Suite Hotel but then was moved to their sister hotel as the relax centre was closed. When we got to the Atlantic hotel you could really see the difference 5* quality. we were shown around the hotel and to our room by a lovely young chap. This was me and my boyfriends first trip...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • 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: $148 - $476 (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”
 of 5 bubbles richmking, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Find a sun bed beside the pool during peak hours can be difficult”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 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
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