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Rua Professor Manuel Augusto Alves Catarino, Luz 8600-136 Portugal
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Finding an ideal family-friendly resort in Luz does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Estrela da Luz, a nice option for travellers like you.

Rooms at Estrela da Luz provide a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a kitchenette, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

In addition, Estrela Da Luz Hotel offers a pool and a poolside bar, which will help make your Luz trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

Travellers looking to enjoy some ribs can head to Chicca's Restaurant, The Dolphin Restaurante, or Restaurant Yolo. Otherwise, you may want to check out a steakhouse such as Look Steak Cafe.

Should time allow, Estação Arqueológica Romana da Praia da Luz is a popular attraction that is within walking distance.

Estrela da Luz puts the best of Luz at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Boating
Children's television networks
Secured parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Adult pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Billiards
Bowling offsite
Canoeing offsite
Airport transportation
Car hire
Spa
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Steam room
Waxing services
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Sofa
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Family Resort
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Portuguese

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Grade: 81 out of 100
29Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
3Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Escape34007 wrote a review 19 Sep
49 contributions32 helpful votes
Another excellent stay, with special thanks to Anna at reception who when out of her way to make our stay so enjoyable . Another mention to the break fast staff especially the cook who made such great eggs . Estrela never fails to deliver well collated close to everything and extremely well maintained. With this in mind we keep returning and I highly recommend this resort.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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PlanetEarthGradually wrote a review Aug 2021
Manchester, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed for a week in August during the challenging pandemic period. Took a little while for us to understand that this is more of an apartment complex than a hotel. Service aspects are limited - in 8 nights our apartment was only cleaned once by housekeeping. They did turn up at 6.20pm one other evening to clean it but insisted that we all leave the accommodation to do so. At that stage I was shaving my face in just my boxer shorts before a night out! (nobody wants to see that, ha). Whilst the staff has clear and firm directives from their GM on Covid measures, we felt that there could have been some ‘friendlier communications’. For example, we were curtly told on arrival that “only the EU vaccination certificates are accepted in Portugal, not the UK NHS ones” but we had literally just been allowed to enter the country of Portugal by showing this documentation to an immigration officer…go figure, and all that (!). The apartment itself was vast and well equipped; if a little dated in decor. Decent air-con and nice balcony spaces (that could do with more furniture on them, however). Beds were firm and not comfortable which to me is unacceptable at the prices being applied. There is a very strange numbering system for the blocks and apartments that makes little sense. We had to access our block through the underground car park which was rather surreal and not particularly enjoyable. It was quite noisy but in peak times this is something that is not controllable. The pools are pleasant but in August the family pool at the bottom was rammed every day. Not enough space nor sun-beds, and a bizarre rule of no inflatable toys or balls is enforced. Not much fun for children, at all! Why is this rule in place? Just to antagonise the families staying here? All very bizarre. You have to rent the pool towels and they cannot be refreshed/changed unless you pay again. Quite odd. The pool bar was great, but only open between 1pm and 5pm and one day entirely closed. I don’t see the logic in not having this open from say 11am to 7pm daily, and making some decent money from it. Only 6 people are permitted to use the indoor pool at any one time and advanced booking is required. We had it to ourselves for an hour, but STILL could not use our inflatable toy for the kids. hmm. I couldn’t use the gym in the early mornings at all because of the limited numbers and strict advanced booking system. Breakfast was somewhat frustrating. A queue to get in and be seated, then a queue for the buffet where you had to put on plastic gloves and try to fit everything you need for your family on small side plates. I understand you can’t have lots of people all blocking up a small buffet in the current situation, but surely open up the other restaurant in the place for breakfast? One day it took us nearly 90 mins from start to finish. Tip: Don’t sit outside for breakfast as there is a serious wasps problem! The breakfast food itself was average-to-good but lacked variation. Coffee was too cold and weak. Great orange juice though!! In summary, Estrela is in a good location and good for larger family stays. Beautiful gardens, by the way. There just needs to be more of a ‘sense of fun’ here. It felt like we were inconveniencing the staff most of the time, rather than here on holiday to enjoy ourselves. And please open a bar up in the evenings, there is absolutely nothing going on in or near the Estrela in the height of summer. Hard to understand this! I’m sure things are far far easier here outside of pandemic times…so perhaps reserve some opinions based on the restrictions of the age.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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helliemac wrote a review Aug 2021
St Albans, UK11 contributions4 helpful votes
So far we have not had our room cleaned “they had too many arrivals”, breakfast takes an age as have to queue for a table (30 mins today) and then again for access to the buffet. If you want clean beach towels (there is a charge to hire which we have already paid) you either pay again (unheard of in any hotel I have ever been before) or wash them yourself. The rooms are spacious but decor very dated. Since we have been here there has been no enforcement of the no inflatables in the main pool rule (quite right too as there is an adults only pool) so we allowed our children to buy one. As soon as we put it in the water today (the pool was empty apart from one other person) we were told we weren’t allowed so €15 wasted. Either enforce the rules or don’t. British vaccination certificates (2x Pfizer) not accepted here. EU only.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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GlobeTrotting688672 wrote a review Nov 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic apartments and staff evry care was taken to keep evry one safe from Covet 19 there was sterilising gel at evry lift and door and we were politely asked to were masks when walking rouned the complex
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Charles R wrote a review Oct 2020
Zaamslag, The Netherlands7 contributions
From arrival to departure, we had 10 fantastic days at Estrela. Felt very safe with their strict COVID measures through out the resort. Apartment very clean , comfortable and met all our expectations - rooms were cleaned regularly with fresh towels and sheets- we had a problem with a broken shower- was replaced the very next day. Facilities including gym, breakfast room and 3 pools lovely. Parking for vehicles under the apartment. Beach, restaurants and shops within 5 minutes walking distance. 4 golf courses close by. Walked to Lagos a couple times- beautiful scenery- All in all- cannot wait to go back!!
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Date of stay: October 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$72 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictLuz
NUMBER OF ROOMS
146
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Frequently Asked Questions about Estrela da Luz
Which popular attractions are close to Estrela da Luz?
Nearby attractions include Praia da Luz (0.3 km), O fio da historia (0.3 km), and Tjs cavern bar (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Estrela da Luz?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Estrela da Luz?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Estrela da Luz?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Estrela da Luz?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Estrela da Luz?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sangam, Aquario, and Saffron.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Estrela da Luz?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Estrela da Luz have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Estrela da Luz offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Estrela da Luz located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Luz.
Are any cleaning services offered at Estrela da Luz?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Estrela da Luz?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Portuguese.