The positives of this hotel are location, great design, lovely rooms and very pleasant and attentive staff. The position overlooking the Ria Formosa is lovely and to be able to see the effects of light on the water from the vantage point of the hotel terrace is wonderful.
Minor points let the hotel down namely a disingenuous approach to charging for water in the room (if you have to pay then put a collar on the bottle saying so but most classy hotels and even bed and breakfasts don't charge), patchy wifi connection and a good but not five star breakfast buffet.
Olhao is a good base for a few days with plenty of good restaurants and feel that it is a proper town and not Britsville. Overall good value and location.
Note to the management; some of the points I have raised have been commented on in previous reviews and met with a bland acknowledgement. They are not costly to implement so why not do it and achieve a true five star rating?
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