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São Rafael Suite Hotel

Luxury hotel in Albufeira with 3 restaurants and spa

  • Free WiFi in lobby
From
S$165

Property renovations and closures

  • The property is closed between November 3 and March 26.

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Sesmarias 8200-613, Albufeira, 8200-613, Portugal
8.4.Very good.
  • We had a short stopover at this hotel. From the front the building perhaps doesn't look…

    Oct 14, 2021

  • Great hotel all as advertised very clean food choice excellent all day from breakfast to…

    Mar 9, 2020

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Clean & Safe (Portugal) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Quiet
Safe
Walkable
Easy parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 105 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • 3 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool and outdoor pool

For families

  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Children's pool
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Television

What’s around

  • Sao Rafael Beach - 13 min walk
  • Arrifes Beach - 16 min walk
  • Albufeira Marina - 20 min walk
  • Nossa Senhora da Orada Convent - 24 min walk
  • Coelha Beach - 24 min walk
  • Castelo Beach - 30 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Double Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Deluxe Family Suite
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Sea View
  • Deluxe Family Suite Sea View
  • Family Room
  • Family Room, Connecting Rooms (Plus)

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Sao Rafael Beach - 13 min walk
  • Arrifes Beach - 16 min walk
  • Albufeira Marina - 20 min walk
  • Nossa Senhora da Orada Convent - 24 min walk
  • Coelha Beach - 24 min walk
  • Castelo Beach - 30 min walk
  • Evaristo Beach - 31 min walk
  • Praia da Balbina - 34 min walk
  • Manuel Lourenco Beach - 36 min walk
  • San Vicente de Albufeira Statue - 38 min walk
  • Fisherman's Beach - 2 mi / 3.2 km

Getting around

  • Faro Intl. Airport (FAO) - 43 min drive
  • Portimao (PRM) - 31 min drive
  • Albufeira - Ferreiras Station - 17 min drive
  • Tunes Station - 22 min drive
  • Loule Station - 25 min drive
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Sesmarias 8200-613, Albufeira, 8200-613, Portugal

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 105 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

Parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities

Food and drink

  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Working away

  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar - near toilet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms

Things to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 50-cm TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Microwave (on request)

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

All inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at São Rafael Suite Hotel are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).
Food and beverages
  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and select beverages included

Entertainment
  • Onsite entertainment and activities

Not included
  • Room service
  • Gratuities

Spa

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include hot stone massages, sports massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a sauna and Turkish bath/hammam.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Recreation

On Site

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Tennis on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Fees & policies

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club and Eurocard. Cash is not accepted.

This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property Registration Number 432

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*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, São Rafael Suite Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • The property is closed between November 3 and March 26.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Praia Grande (13-min walk), O Marinheiro (15-min walk), and Restaurante 54 (2 mi).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Vilamoura (27-min drive) is nearby.
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Enjoy treatments at the spa and relax in the indoor and outdoor pools. São Rafael Suite Hotel also has 2 bars and a sauna, as well as a steam room and a garden.
8.4.Very good.
  • 6.0.Good

    Staff don't smile much and all seem pretty miserable

    3 night trip, Feb 27, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very friendly and helpful staff. Neat and tidy hotel all round. Great selection of food at the buffet.

    Ben, 4 night family trip, Feb 21, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    The actual rooms dont have ceiling light only lamp so it was very hard to put make up on. The hotel was fully inclusive which was expensive however there were no facilities to keep us occupied for example there was no gym no golf course basically nothing to do other than sit at the poolside. Entertainment was boring. Food was the same foods every single day which got very boring. Staff were lovely though

    6 night trip, Oct 28, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Good hotel

    3rd time at this hotel so new what to expect

    Zoltan, 4 night family trip, Oct 26, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    The beachfront 2 bedroom two bathrooms was lovely. No hot tub to relax in during our stay. The buffet restaurant food was not hot. The music in the lounge ended to early . The reception was exceptional with the assistance from Nuno Rocha and Joao Cunhd . Bartender Monday night lounge with the live music was very welcoming.

    2 night trip, Oct 13, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Spa and all shared spaces were beautifully clean and kept to a high standard

    3 night family trip, Oct 12, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    We very much enjoyed our stay here. Our 2 bedroom unit was quite nice with comfy beds and a huge balcony which could have been even more amazing had there been enough loungers for the 3 of us. I also wish there had been some extra seating in our rooms. Other than one desk chair, there was nothing so we were stuck sitting on the beds. I was quite happy with the food quality and had no problem finding something that suited me. The service was outstanding everywhere we went. The pool area is very quiet, no music or activities so if you like tunes, you might want to pack a portable speaker. The beach is close by and beautiful. We used the shuttle service to go into town one day and were very glad we were staying where we were, it was super touristy!

    D.Ferguson, 4 night trip with friends, Sep 30, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    In general the place is very nice, with a super nice view of the ocean and Funchal, the complex and the villa were amazing only one thing to mention, there was no tv on the rooms, this is very important for me, also there was no gym on the complex , only an small, tiny place at the golf club that was very expensive for the service.

    5 night trip with friends, Sep 18, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    I would not class this hotel as a 5 star, it is more like a 3.5! For an all inclusive you Are very limited to the food and drink you can have. All the staff seemed miserable, it’s a shame as the hotel has the potential to be very nice!!

    gianni, 1 night trip, Sep 18, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Buffet food was good; especially the bbq chicken lunch and the Italian restaurant was good too. The food was generally on the same rotation so there was the same food every other day. The larger pool didn’t seem to be cleaned as there was lots of debris in the pool that was there for the entirety of our stay.

    10 night romance trip, Sep 15, 2019

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