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Hotel Sao Vicente
Ranked #115 of 154 Hotels in Albufeira
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Just returned from a five day stay in this lovely hotel. We have been to this resort several times and usually stay in a four/five star but this hotel is the best ever! The staff are very helpful and pleasant and the Hotel is clean well situated and just a breeze! I would have no hesitation in returning or to recommend to friends and family. It is great value for money and within a few minutes walk to the old town. If however you like large hotels with a lot going on or a large pool then this is not for you but I loved it and am very fussy. We will definitely return.

Room Tip: Sea view is good but does not have the sun in the afternoon
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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 April 2013

Really can't fault this little hotel. We were lucky to have a sea view room which had obviously been recently refurbished. The quality of the fittings and furnishings was superb with a beautiful bathroom and a really powerful shower.

The pool area was kept spotlessly clean and the sunbeds were the widest and most comfortable we have ever had.

There was a good choice on the continental breakfast buffet with lots of prepared fruit, a choice of breads, juices, cereals, yoghurts and the usual cold meats and cheeses.

The location is excellent with a handful of good bars and restaurants right outside the hotel if you don't fancy the 5-10 minute stroll to the Old Town square.

Would definitely stay here again if we return to Albufeira

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

17th Feb 2013 - Just arrived back for a fantastic 2 night break at the Vila Sao Vicente and what a gem find. I can not recommend this hotel enough, staff are so helpful and friendly. The hotel arranged our transfer to and from the airport which takes around 40 mins. We received a very warm welcome on arrival and given two beautiful ground floor rooms over looking the sea. This hotel is very clean, continental breakfast fantastic. Well situated for the Old Town short walk to beach. Many good restaurants and bar to choose from with in 2 mins walk. Small fridge in our rooms which was great for keeping water and drinks in. Hair dryer in bathroom OK but I would suggest bring your own if possible. I am looking forward to going back ASAP.

Room Tip: If possible I would always ask for a room facing beach. Road side quiet but not the nicest of views
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  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 28 December 2012

Istay twice this year but I found expensive room is small also toilet is small hot water is not coming much in the morning only drip also breakfast is ok the only think is near old town nd also pubs this hotel is not for kids.

Room Tip: It depend the value of the money.
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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 December 2012

Small friendly and immaculate hotel in a great location with sea views. Good size modern bedroom and bathroom. Continental breakfast very good with plenty fresh fruit,pastries Yogarts, cereal etc.Centrally located ideal for all restaurant in the old town.Bus stop and taxi rank 30 metres away. Beach access 100 metres.

Room Tip: Superior room with sea view is worth while.Only critisim is balconies are extremely small. However l...
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  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 October 2012

We stayed here for two nights in July and after reading several reviews were looking forward to getting there.
Service was good, the rooms were clean, albeit small (well ours was!) so what was wrong?.
The whole experience just felt too managed and as a result not as relaxing as we would have expected.
The swimming pool area was small, but with great views, breakfast was faultless,but the whole experience just did not float our boat.
On the positive side, great restaurants nearby.

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

What a Fantastic Hotel.The Staff were so friendly.The view from our room was breath taking.The room was cleaned daily also fresh towels daily.Came home this morning and missing it already.Will go back next year.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with sea view
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  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Address: Largo Jacinto D'Ayet 4, Albufeira 8200-071, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Hotel Style:
#24 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
Price Range: £61 - £113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sao Vicente 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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