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Dona Filipa Hotel

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

We stayed in a premium room, which is one that has been renovated. I would recommend the modest premium for one of these rooms - they really are 5 star quality, with loads of space, very comfortable and a large bathroom. We have just completed a wonderful five night stay at the DF, and the service there really stands out....

Thank worldcupwillie
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Short break mid week without the kids. Hotel has some beautiful areas to sit in and the staff really are fantastic. Location is excellent with an area of private beach a few minutes walk away. However, rooms are nice and a reasonable size, but certainly nothing special (although we were not in a suite or the most expensive rooms) and...

4Thank Threeboysmum
Dorridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

A wonderful holiday, second visit to Dona Filipa and it is as good as I remember. We stayed in the newly updated rooms. Very comfortable in fact I now want an emperor size bed! So comfy! Hotel staff remain the same as last year they love their jobs and nothing is too much trouble. The food is fantastic both a...

1Thank JGraddon
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We needed a week of nothing on a beach, and we are satisfied with the holiday and the hotel. The hotel is approx five-min walk from a lovely beach. Your "towel card" allows you access to the hotel's section of beach chairs--each under a shade--on a lovely stretch of beach. The staff bring menus near lunch time in case you'd...

2Thank ACthree60
Eastcote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2015

The hotel has been up-graded a little since last year - as all good hotels have to be. The golf course at San Lorenzo is owned by the hotel so this makes a perfect holiday for golfers. The food is excellent and the staff polite and helpful.

1Thank colinsp2013
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

A grand, old style quirky hotel that attracts a loyal clientel who return time and time again, being treated more like visiting family rather than guests. It is understated, appealing to the well known wanting peace and quiet. This is no boxy modern chain clone, it has character. There are ups and downs, accept both or choose a modern boxy...

3Thank ReallyBadHat
Reviewed 30 June 2015

30th June 2015. Just returned from our sixth visit to Dona Filipa which is now in better shape than before. For a party of eight middle aged golfers staying in twin rooms, the standard of the old rooms was never an issue, however the new upgraded ground floor "premium garden rooms" (our room 106) were nice and quite spacious with...

Thank DBennettSouthWales
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Having visited Dona Filipa some 5 or 6 times because of the beautiful setting. We were very disappointed to return this year expecting the rooms to be refurbished which they were not. We missed coming last year as we thought they were still in process of refurbishing them. I don't feel the bathrooms with the horrible shower curtain that keeps...

Thank Lynn G
Isle of Wight
Reviewed 16 June 2015

This was my third or fourth stay here and all have been very good verging on excellent barring one or two niggles - namely some if the bar staff are pretty awful and sometimes downright rude and the Wi-Fi is a joke The room was a little dated but still very comfotable and well presented with good facilities Overall the...

1Thank wightgolfer
Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Our party arrived at Faro airport and were picked up as arranged. The journey to the hotel was approximately 20-25 mins and went smoothly. The 8 seat transporter was roomy with enough space for the golf clubs and luggage without any juggling. When we arrived we booked in. The rooms were very good, all with balconies. The ac was set...

1Thank Ezley W

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • 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)
  • Room Service
  • 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: $335 - $818 (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
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Almancil
#5 Luxury Hotel in Almancil
#6 Romantic Hotel in Almancil
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