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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The hotel looked quite tired, needs an upgrade and no gym. A great hotel if you like the company of lots of male golfers in the bar from 5pm..... The buffet was very similar each day, the staff in the restaurant were very friendly but we didn't spot any Manager and when we checked out we weren't asked how our...

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Went September 2016 for 4 days excellent place very clean, staff very accomadating and helpful. This was for my 50th celebrations and the staff allowed us to decorate the table and outside our room, never a problem with sitting by the pool towels always provided. Food and drinks were very good a good choice, the place is known for having...

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1Thank Sally B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Recently stayed here as a group of 20 golfers and what a great hotel it is. Although we only checked in late (due to our first round of golf) the staff were fantastic. The rooms were perfect for our needs, very spacious and very clean. The food wasn't fantastic and was often cold but the staff in the restaurant were...

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Paisley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

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1Thank Stephen R
Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were a group of 12 lady golfers of mixed ages and had a throughly good time. The food wasn't hot, but it wasn't the end of the world, there was a microwave. We always got sun loungers at one of the pools no matter what time we went. The transfers to and from golf were perfect and always on...

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1Thank Camillejames
Yorkshire, England
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Just got back yesterday from Sao Rafael Suites. Our holiday was marred by the presence of large groups of 'so-called' male golfers. They were rowdy, dressed inappropriately, some wearing vests, bathing shorts and flip flops in the restaurant at evening times and some wearing baseball caps and never wearing long trousers and shoes. Their was no head waiter or any...

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2Thank summerYorkshire
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My self and four other ladies stayed here for a week, we loved it ! Just car to understand the bad reviews!! I think people knit pick really, we go away every year as married ladies choosing different destinations every time, we've been all over Greece isles Cyprus spain Cape Verde and so far this has been our second favourite,...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

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1Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Went in a group of 6 mid 20s lads went and really enjoyed it. All inclusive food, beer, wine. Rooms well beyond expectations. Surprised we got it for the price we did! Good reception staff who helped with golf booking etc. Would return!

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is was the second year running that our Golf Society has stayed at this hotel. This year there were 32 of us! Once again the hotel came up to expectation. The food overall was actually better than last year. Rooms were comfortable and clean. It was obvious that the hotel was a little busier than last year but that...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sao Rafael Suites is located in central Algarve, close to the Sao Rafael beach and the popular town of Albufeira. The hotel suites offer spacious accommodation for families and couples, with separate living and sleeping areas, dining area and balcony.Five star facilities include a Relax Spa Centre, Kids Club, two large outdoor pools and a Golf Putting Green. With excellent rates, this is an affordable five star resort for the whole family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sao Rafael Suites

Address: Caminho das Sesmarias, Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal (Formerly São Rafael Suite Hotel)
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Sesmarias
Price Range: $164 - $539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Suites 5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Cs Sao Rafael Hotel Albufeira
Sao Rafael
Cs Sao Rafael Suite Hotel
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“Best views are the ones with a sea view but these come at an extra cost over £100 each per weeks stay”
  • This was my Bed ripped and dirty
 of 5 bubbles Grandelion, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We did ask for a good view as it was my wife's "big" birthday, go a view but could have been better! ”
 of 5 bubbles BrianODublin, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floors (4) will probably get a sea view. The hotel is set back from the beach. All the rooms are spacious and comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles GillandMartynTravis, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floor sea view”
 of 5 bubbles dianesenior, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Delux Suite - Beautiful and roomy and such comfy beds - Big bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles JillyCanvey, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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