Right guys this place is really nice! First of my I start of by telling any one who goes to faro airport and needs a transfer to use YellowFish Transfers! So much cheaper than hotel or other transfer companies! Booking on line is simple! Next the hotel! Well we were there from the 23rd to the 30th of July, it's a bit of a story but we were a party of six!!!! Two apartments were requested on the same floor via email ( got an email back to say they could not confirm that this would happen and that only on checking in would we know) fair enough!! We had booked a one bed apartment and a studio apartment! On arrival reception staff said that two rooms on the same floor would not be possible as they were fully booked ( still fair enough) as it turned out both rooms were one bed apartments (class)! But not on the same floors!! Things went sorta down hill from then, my elderly mum and aunt had one of the apartments and every time they tried to use the key card it would not work!!! Every single time we went to report this we were told the problem was now fixed!!!! Day two into our stay my mum and auntie were wreaked going up and down stairs having got to their room only to find out the key card was not working yet again!!! Still on day two here for all you who are finding me rambling lol! My mum and aunts room was one of twenty what were broken into via key cards!!!! Thank goodness we had any money with us and were away for the day when this happened!!! I can't even begin to explain how scared they were knowing someone had ransacked there stuff! And even worse thay might come back as the key still won't work for them! Day 3! As if they were not scared enough young Dutch guys who were staying in the hotel decide to start shooting birds when they arrive home at seven in the morning!!, ( all fell into the pool) pellet gun I think! Ps key card problem is still not fixed!!! Day 4 young Dutch guys want to have a pool party and that's what they do!!! So they fill a kids inflatable pool with ice and beer bottles yes bottles at the side of the hotel pool!! Thank goodness we were away that day but other guest were very annoyed at the noise they were making! Key card still not working by the way!! Day 5 and a few guests got there feet cut in the pool ( fall out from the dutch pool party ) at this stage we would not let our wee girl into the pool unless she had pool shoes on...oh and guess what? Key card is still not working... Day 6 and enough is enough we ask for the manager.. He tells us that the problem with the key is the maintenance team but gets them to put a new lock on the door! Day 7 and we are off home! But hey today the key card worked! Should be greatful lol,,,P.S. Manager was far form helpful spoke little English ( think he could speak it rightly ) but it was easier for him to say me no understand, plus points..... Other than the glass in the pool that day the pool area if fab, also we could walk to the strip in 5 mins, rooms are spotless and cleaned every day! We did not eat there so can't comment on food, One thing lacking is a wee bit of entertainment in the evening.
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