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Sao Rafael Suites

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

I visited this hotel in September with my husband and our friends. Verry nice place, friendly stuff, and a beautiful beach. Good and tasty food, large suite with a spectacular view. Not far from the Sao Rafael beach. We had a great time in this place.

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Gabriel, Nothing makes us more happy than see our guests satisfaction, thank you! It was a pleasure to welcome you in São Rafael Suite Hotel and we hope to have that chance again. Yours sincerely,

Manchester
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Just returned from a 7 night golfing holiday. This hotel was a real disappointment in terms of meeting expectations of a five star. The biggest criticism I have is the food, as previously stated getting a hot meal at breakfast or dinner proved most elusive. The bright spot that stopped this review being even more critical is the A La...

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Kevin, Thank you so much for your review. Our guests opinions have a very important meaning for us, in order to improve our service correcting our failures. It was a pleasure to welcome you and all your group, all of you provide a great environment at the hotel. Kind regards,

Troon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Overall this is a nice hotel in a quiet area, except at weekends when the hen parties or golf weekenders arrive. But it is nowhere near the standards for a 5 star hotel, more like a 3+ or a 4 star. The food was disappointing. Breakfast and lunch were very good but the evening buffet was poor. It did improve...

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Mr. George, Thank you so much for your review. All the points you have mentioned deserve all our attention and we will use them as a work basis, in order to improve our services and also our quality. Thank you also for choosing São Rafael Suite Hotel, it was a pleasure to welcome you! Kind regards,

Reviewed 26 September 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the hotel as the staff are very accommodating. Our booking agent messed up our booking but the reception staff found a room and made sure we felt welcome. The hotel served lovely food, it did get repetitive, but they were of good quality. The restaurant area was nice with the option of Mediterranean or a...

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Kay, Your presence was very important for us and your review made us feel very proud, thank you. Our first priority will always be the satisfaction of our guests and according with all feedbacks, we try to improve and correct our failures. Your comments will also be a good help for us. Will be a pleasure to have the...

Reviewed 26 September 2014

We just returned from a 10 night all-inclusive stay and are very disappointed. It was nowhere near 5* level. The buffet had the basic same food every day, service was poor. Small things that you would definitely not expect in a 5* establishment: having to queue in the mornings to make your own toast at breakfast, no teaspoons on the...

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Reviewed 26 September 2014

Just returned from a short 4 night break at this hotel. Whilst the hotel is clean, bedrooms very spacious and swimming pools good, the food is, in my opinion lacking to say the least. No matter what time you went into the restaurant the food was at best lukewarm! At breakfast there was no egg station, so the fried eggs...

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Reviewed 22 September 2014

Just got back from a wonderful stay at this fabulous hotel.The staff are very professional,friendly and very well trained.From the moment I arrived I felt welcomed and relaxed.This hotel has everything you could need for an all inclusive resort.The rooms are clean,beds comfortable,towels changed daily.Fridge in the room which is great as could stock up on water which we collected...

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Alison, Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure to welcome you in São Rafael Suite hotel, and see your satisfaction made us very proud. We will be very happy if we have the chance to welcome you in another visit. Kind regards,

Reviewed 21 September 2014

I've been to better 3star all inclusives. Dinner every night was tuna pizza and fruit pizza. Terrible food. Drinks are not all inclusive for the majority only selected drinks. No atmosphere and not much happening about the hotel. Nearest shop is 40minutes walk away. Much too far. Would not go back to this hotel if it was for free. Not...

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Limburg Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Very good hotel,large rooms cq suites. Excellent facilities and very professional staff. Breakfast buffet very good and diverse. Also dinner buffet good. Chill bar ok with local artists. Not high level.I would recommend this hotel in september,quiet and good value for money.

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Was pleasure to read your review, thank you. We feel very happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay in São Rafael Suite hotel and we hope to have the chance to welcome you again. Best wishes and kind regards,

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Ok, as with all my reviews I will be 100% honest and try to cover everything. We booked through Sunshine.co.uk for this holiday, and opted for private taxi service, and extra leg room on out EasyJet flight, and I have to say it was well worth it on both counts. Once we arrived at Faro airport we collected our luggage...

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Rui V, Gerente at Sao Rafael Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for your preference for São Rafael Suite hotel. Your review was very appreciated and gave to us a very positive help. The opinions of our guests are always contributing to our improvements in order to provide a better service and a better quality to all of them. All we want, is to provide...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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 8200-385, Portugal (Formerly São Rafael Suite Hotel)
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Sesmarias
Price Range: €182 - €456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Suites 5*
Number of rooms: 101
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“Sea view rooms are lovely”
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“sea view is lovely but right near the bar which gets very noisy at night.”
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“Anything overlooking the pool areas. Take your own food. Have to request kettle.”
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“3rd floor for best views (and suites)”
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