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    Sao Rafael Atlantico

    Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good32%
    • Average12%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “chill out bar” (83 reviews)
    “al fresco” (52 reviews)
    “wet room” (42 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Rooftop Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Business Centre
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 August 2014

    First half of August 2014 we stayed at this hotel. A beautiful, recently renovated/ rebuild, accommodation. Nice pool area, great breakfast buffet and direct access to the beach. Rooms were tasteful, clean and nice. We stayed in a suite on the fourth floor (highest level)...More

    5  Thank LucPennings
    Response from Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded 25 August 2014

    Dear Mr. Lucas, First of all, thank you for choosing São Rafael Atlantic Hotel. We work every day in order to develop and improve our service and our quality. Your opinion is very important for us, we really appreciate that and there is no doubt...More

    Reviewed 23 August 2014

    Set in beautiful gardens, nice pools, lovely boardwalk to beach. Rooms great with English Tv channels and the best shower ever. Comfortable large bed. Breakfast and dinner good for half board with lots of choice. Drinks (wine) reasonable. Stayed for just two nights to escape...More

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    Response from Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded 25 August 2014

    Dear guest, Thank you so much for your review! Your opinion is very important for us and we felt very happy to read it. It was a pleasure to welcome you at São Rafael Atlantic Hotel and we hope to have the chance to do...More

    Reviewed 23 August 2014

    Having never been to the Algarve we relied a lot on TA reviews to choose a hotel. Wanted one close to beach, near but not too close to Albufeira, and good for parents and 20-something's. On that note I think we achieved our goal. It's...More

    Thank MAP1216
    Response from Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded 25 August 2014

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing São Rafael Atlantic Hotel. Your feedback was very much appreciated and for sure it will help us to improve and correct our failures. We regret that you did not felt comfortable in many different ways and we will make...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2014

    Working myself in a 5 star hotel since a couple of years and having a lot of knowledge in the luxury hotel industry I must say that this hotel is more of a 3-4 star hotel. Their Wifi is a joke. It could not get...More

    Thank BAHOME
    Response from Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded 25 August 2014

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing são Rafael Atlantic Hotel. We regret the fact that you did not enjoyed your stay with us. We have been working in order to improve our services and give more quality to our guests day after day. Your opinion...More

    Reviewed 18 August 2014

    The general of the hotel is Ok, but Internet Wi-Fi is a joke with a terrible speed of 0.10 Mbps (tested in all areas), impossible to do anything. So if you need to work, or even publish a simple picture on Instagram or Facebook, or...More

    Thank mrcstscn
    Response from Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded 21 August 2014

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing São Rafael Atlantic hotel and thank you also for the time you spent to write your review. We take our guests opinion very seriously and we regret that our internet system was not enough for your needs. According with...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 108 - US$ 341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 149
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    • Sesmarias
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    Beanlasvegas
    24 September 2017|
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    Response from JessicaHall26 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes - in the rooftop bar there was live music every night that we were there. And they were all really good!
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    24 September 2017|
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    Response from Rita M | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, I don't know! 😉
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    12 September 2017|
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    Response from Alex M | Reviewed this property |
    There is a small supermarket about 5 minutes walk, it's just in front of the sister hotel.
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    "All rooms have balcony and quieter rooms are probably those not facing the pool"
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    "We got a garden view room but it also had a view of the ocean, room 346 and it was fantastic."
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