Sao Rafael Suites - Albufeira

ex. São Rafael Suite Hotel

Sesmarias, Albufeira, Portugal, 8200-613show map
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Overview

Sao Rafael Suites is a 5-star stylish guesthouse, located next to the beach. The hotel was opened in 2005, renovated in 2009 and is housed in a 4-storey building.

The property offers a beautiful location within a 25-minute walk of San Vicente de Albufeira Statue . 30 minutes' walk from Albufeira city center.

The hotel is surrounded by nightclubs, bars and casinos.

Sao Rafael Suites is around 35 minutes' drive from Faro airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of en-suite rooms appointed with complimentary wireless internet, heating, pay television, a living area and a dressing area. The rooms have a great view of the garden. The guestrooms feature en suite bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and a bidet along with a microwave, an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers as well as modern furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with buffet breakfast served at the restaurant. The lovely restaurant serves international meals in an exclusive atmosphere. The hotel’s comfortable Poolside bar welcomes guests for non-alcoholic drinks.

Services

Free self parking, a designated smoking place and a beauty salon for general use and a business center, a conference room and an internet terminal for work can be found on-site.

Relax

Guests will benefit from Turkish steam bath, hammam and massage. The hotel offers mountain biking, snorkeling and hiking as well as a sun deck, a swimming pool and a football field.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   105.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Wind surfing
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiard tables
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • High chairs
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Sun loungers
  • Umbrellas
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen appliances

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 12 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
Praia Sao RafaelPraia Sao Rafael1700 ftPraia Sao Rafael, Albufeira
Jet boat ride. Awesome.Jet boat ride. Awesome.3600 ftAlbuferia marina., Albufeira
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Church of Sant'AnaChurch of Sant'Ana1.5 mi
Fisherman's BeachFisherman's Beach1.7 mi
Fishermen's SquareFishermen's Square1.8 mi
Albufeira Shopping CenterAlbufeira Shopping Center2.3 mi
Albufeira StadiumAlbufeira Stadium2.5 mi
Church of São Sebastião - Sacred Art MuseumChurch of São Sebastião - Sacred Art Museum1.6 mi
Municipal Museum of ArchaeologyMunicipal Museum of Archaeology1.6 mi
Salgados Golf CourseSalgados Golf Course2.5 mi
Parking Garage AlbufeiraParking Garage Albufeira1.7 mi
San Vicente de Albufeira Statue San Vicente de Albufeira Statue 1.5 miLargo Jacinto D'Ayet
Sant\'Ana Church Sant\'Ana Church 1.5 miPraca Jacinto d_Ayet Address Travessa 1º de Dezembro
Albufeira\'s Igreja MatrizAlbufeira\'s Igreja Matriz1.6 miRua da Igreja
Centro Historico de Albufeira Centro Historico de Albufeira 1.6 mi AlbufeiraPortugal
Torre do Relogio Torre do Relogio 1.6 miRua Jose Bernardino de Sousa
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Getting around
Airports
Portimao (PRM)17.4 mi
Faro (FAO)17.7 mi
Train
Albufeira Train Station4.3 mi
Tunes Train Station6.0 mi
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  193  reviews
  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The staff was polite and alert. The pools were great.

    There was a private beach advertised on the web site; it did not exist. The outside bar staff could have inquired whether we wanted drinks towards the end of the day. There were too many screaming kids around. The food at the restaurant was just ok. The room service rarely vaccuumed and always forgot to leave enough towels and to replenish the supplies.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The service in the Bar was terrible,I waited 15 minutes to get a drink at 10.00 pm,I complainted to the duty manager at the front desk. THe following nights the same problem persisted.The breakfast was dull and boring,therefore we assumed the lunch and dinner would be the same.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Staff were friendly and excellant and friendly

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Hotel lacked atmosphere .not a 5 star as advertised breakfast only average.Shuttle to town very infrequent,only 3 times per day

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The staff were really lovely and it was very child friendly without feeling as if it was a playgound. We had a really relaxing time.

    I am an artist and I love to see unique art work but sorry but I thought some of the art was really not very good

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Helpful staff in reception,good service and cuisine in the restaurant. Very attractive and unusual rooms.

    A bit hard to find.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Peace and quiet the first few days the staff were very obliging.

    The noise from the pool, indoor pool was out for maintenance lots of children running!!! About during breakfast and dinner. there was nothing to do after dinner no entertainment unless you went into town, just sport on the T.V. in bar.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Luxury hotel, a wonderful staff

    The rooms overlook the road. It was noisy

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The staff and cleaniness were excellent.

    The sofa bed is not suitable for an adult and we were three adults sharing

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    We liked the modern style and furniture of the hotel, clean lines no clutter

    Our Daughter loved the pool but selction of food for children wasnt great. Staff were pleasant but not very attentive or pro active. Rooms werent cleaned well, beds were changed every 2 days but bathrooms hardly touched. We did hire a car and so glad there is nothing but the beach which is 10min around

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Nice location. Good accommodation and facilities. Helpful staff. Excellent meals.

    In the suite, the rollout couch for the 3rd person, in the living room area, has not an acceptable quality.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The room was very good, and the swiming pools where OK

    Area around the pool was not clean enough

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Good swimming pool, They safe store my baggage up to 6 pm

    Buffet dinner was very poor on food quality and taste, food is cold, if the buffet open from 7.30 to 11 they cannot leave the same food on the buffet table up to the end. I choose a suite in order to accomodate my 2 child in second room but the room have a very unsafe a light sofa bed impossible sleep on it

  • 6.6
    Good

    nice breakfast room champagne at breakfast nice pool indoor and out

    room decor very minimalistic not very luxurious no proper shower

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Stayed by the pool and in the room.

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Highlights
8
FabulousBased on  193 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Spa Hotels in Portugal

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Good to know
Check-infrom 12 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Portimao (PRM)17.4 mi
Faro (FAO)17.7 mi
Train
Albufeira Train Station4.3 mi
Tunes Train Station6.0 mi
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