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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this truly spectacular hotel on our 2nd of our golf breaks Fam Tour of the Algarve. Everything about the hotel is pure luxury and the stay was very special indeed. The views from the breakfast area in the morning were just stunning. Will definitely be staying here again in the future.

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JJW_Hotels_Portugal, Guest Relations Manager at Dona Filipa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carl, Thank you so much for sharing such a positive feedback regarding your recent stay at the Dona Filipa & San Lorenzo Golf Resort. We are delighted to know you have enjoyed our breakfast experience and our swimming pool overlooking the Vale do Lobo beach. It is a fantastic location and we are so glad to know that you...

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff. We were a party of four ladies and were totally looked after by everybody. They have a tie in with San Lorenzo Golf Course so we usually play there. Beautiful course. We also had four meals in the hotel. Superb. Have been going regularly for about four years now and are trying to book for next year but...

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JJW_Hotels_Portugal, Guest Relations Manager at Dona Filipa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Viki, Hotel Dona Filipa is grateful for your stay with us. We are very honored regarding your feedback and it is a real pleasure to share your kind words with the entire team. Delighted to know you had a relaxing experience at our emblematic Hotel which is now starting a new phase of refurbishment that includes another wing of...

Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Before I comment there are clearly two parts to this hotel. We stayed in the new section. The room was first class with all you would need for a comfortable stay. Fruit platter and complimentary bottle of wine. Staff training is excellent. Unable to locate breakfast I asked a cleaner who took the trouble to actually take us to the...

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JJW_Hotels_Portugal, Manager at Dona Filipa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for staying at the Dona Filipa Hotel. We are very honored with your feedback and it´s a pleasure to share your kind words with the entire Team. Delighted to know you had a relaxing experience at our emblematic Hotel which is now starting a new phase of refurbishment that includes another wing of Bedrooms,...

Dorking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Room was comfortable with an excellent bed although the bathroom was dated with no walk in shower. The breakfast wasn't as good as my last visit 18 months ago. The service was good, particularly at breakfast. We did not use the restaurant, so I cannot comment on that.

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JJW_Hotels_Portugal, Guest Relations Manager at Dona Filipa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jackie, We are truly pleased and grateful for receiving your feedback regarding your recent stay at the Dona Filipa Hotel. Your evaluation is particularly warming and to know that our efforts to provide superior service and hospitality is being represented by the entire team is a delight. It will be my pleasure to share your kind words! We apologize...

Brighton
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My wife and I stayed at Dona Filipa on a 4 day golf trip to the Algarve. Guests at the hotel get access to the famous San Lorenzo golf course. We stayed in an upgraded king size double and it was lovely, great huge bed, and bathroom with both bath and spacious shower. Balcony with view of sea and a...

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JJW_Hotels_Portugal, Guest Relations Manager at Dona Filipa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Grindell, The Dona Filipa Hotel thanks you for your preference during your stay and also for having the time to share your comments with other travelers. Your evaluation is particularly warming and to know that our efforts to provide superior service and hospitality is being represented by the entire Team is a delight. It will be my pleasure...

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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The staff in this hotel is amazing - from Ana to Margarete all extremely friendly and helpful and you couldn't ask for anything more of any of them. It is a shame that the new investors are not interested in the loyalty of their long standing customers and just want to grab the money. This is evident in the hotel...

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JJW_Hotels_Portugal, Manager at Dona Filipa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you personally for staying with us and for being a loyal Guest to the Dona Filipa & San Lorenzo Golf Resort. As you understand, your feedback is of the most importance for us and we do sincerely appreciate the time to share your experience with us and with other travelers. Our Emblematic Hotel...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 5 November 2016

If you are a golfer and you would like to play the acclaimed San Lorenzo course you may accept some of the hotels flaws and pretend it is still worth 5 stars. However,if you are not a golfer don't be fooled by glossy web presentation. The only one thing which has been renovated is the lobby. We have stayed in...

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JJW_Hotels_Portugal, Manager at Dona Filipa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Firstly we would like to thank you for staying at the Dona Filipa Hotel and for sharing your experience with other travelers. Naturally, our Guests comments are of major importance to the entire Team at our Property including the fantastic SL Golf Course. Dona Filipa it is now open for few decades and the natural need for a...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is still the jewel in Vale do Lobo. It still retains its classical style 5 star standard. The staff are most helpful and the ocean views are stunning. Quality dining from dawn to dusk with excellent lounge / bar staff. The Concierge service is first class. Will return.

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JJW_Hotels_Portugal, Guest Relations Manager at Dona Filipa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David C., The Dona Filipa Hotel thanks you for your preference during your stay and also for having the time to share your comments with other travelers. It is particularly warming to receive an evaluation like yours and to know that our efforts to provide superior service and hospitality is being represented by the entire team. It will be...

Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Dona Filipa is a great place to stay with super staff, lovely rooms and a great location. Wonderful breakfast buffet. Nice large swimming pool, close to the beach and a bar and restaurant area. Could want for nothing more.

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JJW_Hotels_Portugal, Guest Relations Manager at Dona Filipa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Geoff M., The Dona Filipa Hotel thanks you for your preference during your stay and also for having the time to share your comments with other travelers. It is particularly warming to receive an evaluation like yours and to know that our efforts to provide superior service and hospitality is being represented by the entire team. It will be...

Congleton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

For me this hotel is in a perfect position being a very short walk down to a lovely beach and close to restaurants. The hotel is suitable for families, couples and golf enthusiasts. The hotel is not a modern hotel with many pools and some of the bedrooms are dated, but the hotel is very comfortable with a modern entrance,...

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JJW_Hotels_Portugal, Guest Relations Manager at Dona Filipa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sloane Ranger, The Dona Filipa Hotel thanks you for your preference during your stay and also for having the time to share your comments with other travelers. It is particularly warming to receive an evaluation like yours and to know that our efforts to provide superior service and hospitality is being represented by the entire team. It will be...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Atlantic, located a mere 100 metres from the beach and the proud owner of the renown San Lorenzo Golf Course, Dona Filipa Hotel welcomes all, with a touch of glamour and the essence of true quality and personalized service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dona Filipa Hotel

Address: Avenida do Mar | Vale do Lobo, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Almancil
Price Range: $249 - $626 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dona Filipa Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 154
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Also Known As:
Dona Filipa & San Lorenzo Golf Hotel Almancil
Dona Filipa And San Lorenzo Golf Resort
Meridien Almancil
Le Meridien Almancil
Almancil Le Meridien
Dona Filipa Hotel Portugal/Almancil, Algarve
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Almancil
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Almancil
#4 Luxury Hotel in Almancil
#6 Romantic Hotel in Almancil
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“Ask for a room in the new section”
 of 5 bubbles seadog229, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It is definitely worth booking the updated rooms as the older rooms have old bathroom with no walk in shower”
 of 5 bubbles Jackiesk, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view or golf course view”
 of 5 bubbles 631geoffm, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“need to choose the newly modernised rooms but they come at a high cost”
 of 5 bubbles kenmcraven, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sea view And refurbished rooms are best”
 of 5 bubbles Miloj, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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