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shrewsbury
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a two week stay at The hotel Oriental, with Saga. We chose this hotel as it is small and it looked very nice from the reviews. It was indeed very nice, our room had a kitchenette which was good as we were able to make coffee in the morning before we went to breakfast and...

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Cornwall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this hotel via Saga and location, facilities , rooms and appearance of public areas lived up to our expectations. The hotel is very attractive although the bar area is small and this must be a problem when the hotel is full. During our visit mostly only Saga guests used the bar - probably because Saga currently have an All...

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Oriental H, Manager at Hotel Oriental, responded to this review

Dear Guest We would like to thank you for such a detailed review about your stay at Hotel Oriental. We are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our facilities, your room and the views that are truly stunning! Regarding the tea bags, the first package is a welcome courtesy. Although we offer the possibility of buying more tea...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is lovely with very good bedrooms, beautiful garden area , lovely swimming pool with good sun loungers around it. The beach below it is beautiful with lovely sand and great walks, also lots of excellent restaurants. In the town in front of the hotel are lots of excellent restaurants and interesting shops. All in a very friendly area.

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Sheffield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on 3rd November the day before my husbands birthday and we were booked for a week, on arrival we were upgraded to refurbished room which was very nice with a side sea view. At 5pm the next day there was a knock on the door and a member of staff brought cake and sparkling wine, we were really...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The positives were location on the beach and town plus a well appointed room. We booked a sea view room Well dear readers what follows validates some of my very favourable reviews of other hotels. Checking in was poor and unwelcoming but after a few trips up and down the stairs we managed a safe key and wi-fi. We were...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an unusual styled, very attractive hotel on a low clff, with a fabulous view of the beach at Praia de Rochas. Our room was comfortable with a huge TV but here the negatives come in! There was a horrible smell of drains coming up from the wash hand basin which lacked the vital element of a U-bend. We...

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Oriental H, Manager at Hotel Oriental, responded to this review

Dear Guest We would like to thank for the time taken to write such a detailed review. We understand that you have enjoyed your room and the facilities but the restaurant’s experience was not so good. All our Saga guest seems to love lunch time, we are very sorry to hear that this was not your case. In the evening,...

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We have a holiday booked with jet2 for a week on Monday, I'd like to email the manager to arrange a birthday surprise for my partner but I can't find any email address to arrange. Looking forward to staying at this hotel the views look amazing.

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Oriental H, Manager at Hotel Oriental, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for message. You can adress all your special requests to your tour operator or directly to the Hotel: rec.oriental@ap-hotelsresorts.com We are looking forward to welcome you! Best regards, Marta Sancho Manager

Reviewed 28 October 2016

Impressed by the hotel and its obviously Moorish based design and décor. Staff generally pleasant and helpful, Buffet breakfast and waiter service lunches very good. Starter and desert choices for dinner exceptional, but could only grade the hot main course buffet items from good to occasionally very good. The last of the summer sun only put in a fleeting appearance,...

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 12 nights in September.... absolutely loved it! From the minute we arrived we were impressed by the hospitality and friendliness of the staff. In particular Ana and Rui on reception who were brilliant and an credit to the hotel. Room was kept immaculately clean by the domestic staff, you would hardly know they...

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Oriental H, Manager at Hotel Oriental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words regariding our hotel and staff, especially Ana and Rui! We hope to see you soon so that you can have another memorable holidays with us. Kind Regards, Marta Sancho Manager

Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited the hotel for a cocktail while staying in the area simply because we're not fans of English/Irish style bars and the resort doesn't offer much else in the line of bars! On entering this hotel I was impressed by the prominent water feature which runs through the ground floor of the hotel, the bar and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exotic and charming hotel located in the first line of Praia da Rocha beach, offering rooms with sea view and direct beach access. Nearby is a marina, restaurants, bar, shops and sightseeing interest places.. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Oriental

Address: Av. Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500-802, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao > Praia da Rocha
Price Range: £53 - £307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Oriental 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Oriental Hotel Praia Da Rocha
Hotel Oriental Praia Da Rocha, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Praia da Rocha
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Praia da Rocha
#4 Romantic Hotel in Praia da Rocha
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“The garden rooms have a lovely view but you can smell the drains from there.”
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 of 5 bubbles emilymary99, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors quieter - guests walking around in shoes/moving furniture on laminate floors above are very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles TBWCornwall, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for either front beach view or side beach view”
 of 5 bubbles junehdwilson, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room overlooking the beach”
 of 5 bubbles TraceyWads, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top rooms have large balconies and great views”
 of 5 bubbles George460, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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