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Golden Beach Guesthouse

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Avenida Nascente 2 Praia de Faro, Faro 8005-520 Portugal
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 21-04-23 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21-04-23 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#11 of 28 hotels in Faro
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Located on Faro Beach, facing the sea and a step from the sand, Golden Beach Guesthouse offers comfortable rooms, a terrace with a hot tub and an on-site bar. There is free Wi-Fi. The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and most have sea views. In the area, guests will find souvenir shops, ATMs and a variety of bars and restaurants serving traditional fish and seafood specialties. It is possible to participate in various activities in the area, such as horse riding, wind-surfing, sky-surfing and cycling. The guest house also offers bicycle and car rental. The Golden Beach Guest House is 2.5 km from the location of the Faro Motard Meeting, which will take place in July. The immaculate Ilha Deserta is 3.9 km away, while Faro International Airport is 3 km away. Couples particularly like the location - they score 9.7 for a trip for two. We speak your language!
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Children's television networks
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Internet
Pool / beach towels
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Rooftop bar
Hiking
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Massage
Rooftop terrace
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Telephone
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
City view
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German and 1 more

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Avenida Nascente 2 Praia de Faro, Faro 8005-520 Portugal
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Lisboa Airport221 kmSee all flights
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Claudia D wrote a review Aug. 2020
Madeira, Portugal77 contributions26 helpful votes
We were so looking forward to our stay here since it was right on the beach. However, after one night & one day - we were looking forward to check out. [We had booked two nights.] The standard room had very limited space to move around in. But it was the cockroaches that were the deal breaker. I did report the bugs to the front desk. The response I received was that because the guest house is on the ocean, on an island, it was to be expected. Not acceptable! Overall, the staff was friendly and helpful for all our other needs.But I cannot in good conscience, recommend this guest house.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Response from Dário Martins, Diretor-Geral at Golden Beach Guesthouse
Responded Apr. 24, 2021
Dear Mrs. Claudia, First and foremost, thanks for choosing Golden Beach Guesthouse. Further to your query, I am sorry to know that the bedroom was not as you expected. Our bedrooms measure the same size as most rooms nearby. To avoid misunderstandings like this one we advertise the room with photos and the total area so the guest might have an idea of what he/she is going to find. Concerning the cockroaches, unfortunately, as we are located nearby the beach and a natural reserve, it is possible that it might happen. I want to assure you that we are doing our best to avoid such a problem and that We are updated with the plague control certificate. Once more I apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you one more time to change any bad perception that you might have. Shall you require any assistance / information, please do not hesitate contacting us. Your opinion is very important to us. Best regards, Dário martins General manager
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Sherihhc wrote a review Nov. 2019
Wheaton, Illinois32 contributions33 helpful votes
Sadly out of all our 11 nights on this trip. The 2 nights here were the worst. The room smelled like mold, which was coming from the shower. We asked to have it cleaned and they said it was. The drapes were half hanging up which was a problem since our room was on the first floor and looked out at the seating area for the hotel guests. On a positive note the roof bar and hot tub area were nice. The hotel is right on the beach but far out of town.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Steve A wrote a review Sep. 2019
Val d'Isère, France6 contributions4 helpful votes
My wife and myself stayed for 3 nights as a 'get away' break. From the friendly and efficient check in to the clean rooms it was excellent. Rooms are fine for a short break so don't worry about when people says 'small rooms' - they are a little but it doesn't matter. A good spread at breakfast for everyone's tastes and you can eat as early or as late as you like. The roof top bar and jacuzzi is awesome... The best mohito's I've ever had. Friendly bar man too. The beach is right there but the sheltered sun loungers are great when there's a breeze. A really lovely little place. So close to the airport too but planes don't affect things. Wonderful. Thanks. Also thanks for the staff making it all so easy like booking the airport taxi - simple.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Luxury Beach H, Gestor de Front Office at Golden Beach Guesthouse
Responded Sep. 20, 2019
Dear Mr. Steve Angus, Your feedback has been very much appreciated, it will be a delight for our team. They work hard, dedicated to ensuring excellence service and providing Portuguese hospitality at its very best. We thank you for taking the time to share your experiences and feedback. Kind Regards, Paulo Pinto, Front Desk Manager
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Helen D wrote a review Sep. 2019
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We were excited to be staying again at this guest house but things have changed. No beach towels, no welcome drink, hot breakfast trays were luke warm and no tea & coffee in the room. It has lost it's polish.It was no surprise to be told it's closing at the end of September awaiting the appointment of a new management company. Such a shame as the location is fantastic and the staff great while working in quite uncertain times. Hopefully when it reopens it's previous standards will be in place.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Diane S wrote a review Sep. 2019
Porto, Portugal10 contributions4 helpful votes
Just spent 3 nights here. The smallest room we have ever stayed in and the kitchen for breakfast sounded like they were next to the bed. Would not let us check out early and get a refund. The manager was unavailable, out of country. Give me a break, in this age of communication, who leaves a clerk alone. The fruit at breakfast was good and so was the view.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Luxury Beach H, Gestor de Front Office at Golden Beach Guesthouse
Responded Sep. 20, 2019
Dear Ms Dianes162. We really regret you have classified one of our rooms as awful. We understand that some rooms can be small but the size of each room is available in the booking portals. So you knew when you reserved it. One room can be small and brand new built in 2017. And if it has a private bathroom, a view to the Atlantic Ocean a few metres away, a very comfortable bed, air conditioned, a safe to keep your valuables, tv with 90 channels and breakfast is included in the price of the room it should not be called awful... The free space around the bed is not for us more important than what you have inside the room at your disposal.
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PRICE RANGE
US$89 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Luxury Beach Guest House
LOCATION
PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictFaro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Golden Beach Guesthouse
What are some of the property amenities at Golden Beach Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Golden Beach Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Golden Beach Guesthouse?
Yes, free public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Golden Beach Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante Zé Maria, Café Zé-Zéa, and Wax Restobar.
Does Golden Beach Guesthouse have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Golden Beach Guesthouse offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Golden Beach Guesthouse?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Golden Beach Guesthouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Town Faro (5.3 km), Muralhas de Faro (5.4 km), and Arc of Repouso (5.4 km).
Does Golden Beach Guesthouse have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
Is Golden Beach Guesthouse accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.