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Pension Bicuar Residential
Ranked #4 of 16 Olhao B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

This time we were only staying in olhao for two nights. We needed something central, reasonably priced and flexible. Geoff and his wonderful guest house definitely fitted the bill. We had a wonderful stay and thoroughly enjoyed having the flexibility of buying pastal de natas and taking them up to the roof terrace with tea and coffee from Geoff kitchen in the morning watching and listening to olhao waking up! Thank you for a wonderful stay Geoff and for making the reservation for us at Tosca restaurant, it was brilliant! The room we had was on the top floor with lovely views over the roof tops. The room was clean and tidy in typical Portuguese style, so not your white starched modern look! Had a wonderful stay, thank you Geoff.

Room Tip: Go for the top if you don't mind the three small flight of stairs, its worth it.
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  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled on business
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Thank Ylarna
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pensionbicuarresiden, Owner at Pension Bicuar Residential, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

A pleasure to have you stay and thank you much for your kind review

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Run by a lovely Australian couple - Leonie and Geoff and their wonderful staff. Drinks and dinner on the roof top is wonderful. They have a bbq and kitchen available if you decide to have dinner in. Very centrally located.

Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
Thank YvonneJ01
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our first stay in Portugal & with airbnb at Jeff & Leonie's wonderful guest house. Great situation, room was nice & big, great kitchen to make our own breakfast & magnificent roof top terrace to eat it and have our approach in the evening. Very clean and cleaning ladies were super helpful - as we're Jeff & Leonie. Only negative point - no WC in room - had to share! But the toilets were also spotless. Thanks for making our stay memorable x Chrissie & Johnny from Waterloo, Belgium

Stayed: September 2016
Thank _chrissie_stein
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Geoff and Leonie are warm and welcoming. The pensione is clean and comfortable in a superb location.
The availability of a kitchen was a bonus and the rooftop view spectacular. Short walk to restaurants and cafes and if you are there on a Saturday you can visit the local produce market and sample the lical speciality - figs stuffed with almonds ... yum.

Stayed: September 2016, travelled with friends
Thank Theresa W
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Nice vintage pension in the center of Olhao. Lovely staff, especially Australian owner Jeff, who's always busy to make everyone feel comfortable. They also have a cool rooftop terrace to see the sunset! Only thing is the beds; for a tall Dutch man they're a little bit to short ;)

  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank JobdenDulk
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Address: Rua Vasco da Gama 5, Olhao 8700-522, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Olhao
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Olhao
Price Range: $60 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pension Bicuar Residential 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Quality budget accommodation is offered by this friendly pension/guesthouse in Olhão, situated in the heart of the fish & shellfish capital of the Algarve, very close to the waterfront, markets,restaurants and ferry to the wonderful islands just of the coast in the Ria Formosa National Park, where you will find the most beautiful (wild)beaches of Europe. If you like (sea)food and want to have a relaxing holiday we are waiting for you. ... more   less 
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