Ponta Grande Sao Rafael Hotel - Albufeira

Sesmarias-Sao Rafael, Albufeira, Portugal  show map
 4 stars
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Ponta Grande Sao Rafael Hotel - Albufeira

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Horseback riding

Diving

Fishing

Cycling

Hiking

Billiards/Pool tables

Darts

Mini golf

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Overview

Featuring a nightclub, an outdoor swimming pool and a sun terrace, the 4-star Ponta Grande Sao Rafael Hotel offers 34 luxury guestrooms. This pleasant hotel was opened in 1998 and renovated in 2008.

The beautiful location of Ponta Grande Sao Rafael Hotel provides an easy access to Albufeira Marina, Fisherman's Beach and Old Town Square within a 20-minute walk. The property is set within 4 km distance from Albufeira city center.

Ponta Grande Sao Rafael Hotel overlooks palm trees and provides quick access to a golden beach.

Ponta Grande Sao Rafael Hotel is within a 30-minute drive to Faro airport.

Rooms

A panoramic view over the garden welcomes guests to Four Room Twin Room, Family Two-Bedroom Villa and Superior Two-Bedroom Villa offering a laptop-size safe, a kitchen, a living area, direct dial phone and satellite TV. The rooms come with family bathrooms featuring a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

At the restaurant Italian dishes are served. Guests can savor cocktails and coffee in the snack bar.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of EUR 3.80 per night per child under 11 years.  The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of EUR 7.60 per person per night. 

Services

The on-site bicycle and car rentals are also provided.

Relax

The hotel offers meals, a playroom and a playground for guests with children. On-site sport activities include hiking, cycling and mini golf.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   34.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Diving
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Fishing
  • Mini golf
  • Tennis

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Playground
  • Children's pool
  • Game room
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchen
  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of EUR 5 per person per night in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Ponta Grande Sao Rafael Hotel - Albufeira Albufeira location
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Hotel Address:

Sesmarias-Sao Rafael, Albufeira, Portugal

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City Center
  • Albufeira
    1.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Tunes Train Station
    6.0 mi
  • Train Station Loulé
    12.5 mi
Beaches
  • Praia Sao Rafael
    2100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    34

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Size: 335 sq. feet
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Ponta Grande Sao Rafael Hotel - Albufeira Albufeira location
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    Hotel Address:

    Sesmarias-Sao Rafael, Albufeira, Portugal

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Albufeira
      1.9 mi
    Train Stations
    • Tunes Train Station
      6.0 mi
    • Train Station Loulé
      12.5 mi
    Beaches
    • Praia Sao Rafael
      2100 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2008
    • Number of rooms:
      34

    Hotel Awards

    PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAlbufeiraPonta Grande Sao Rafael

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas

    • Praia da Galé - 1.7 mi
    • Fisherman's Beach Albufeira - 1.7 mi
    • City Center - 1.9 mi

    Places of interest

    • Church of Sant'Ana - 1.7 mi
    • Parish Church of Albufeira - 1.7 mi
    • Old Town, Albufeira - 1.8 mi
    • Fisherman's Beach - 1.9 mi
    • Parking Garage Albufeira - 1.9 mi
    • Fishermen's Square - 2.0 mi

    Convention centers

    • Sao Rafael Beach - 2300 ft
    • Gale Beach - 1.7 mi
    • Old Town Square - 1.8 mi
    • Pau da Bandeira Belvedere - 2.1 mi
    • Salgados Beach - 2.4 mi

    Shopping areas

    • Church of São Sebastião - Sacred Art Museum - 1.7 mi
    • Municipal Museum of Archaeology - 1.8 mi
    • Modelo Shopping Center - 2.5 mi

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • Nossa Senhora da Orada Hermitage - 1.1 mi
    • Main Church of Albufeira - 1.7 mi
    • Clock Tower - 1.8 mi
    • Traces of the Old Castle Wall - 1.9 mi
    • Misericórdia Chapel - 1.9 mi
    • Albufeira Main Bus Station - 2.4 mi
    • Sagrada Família Chapel - 2.7 mi

    Business areas

    • Albufeira Shopping Center - 2.5 mi

    Galleries

    • Salgados Golf Course - 2.3 mi

    Marina

    • Albufeira Marina - 1.0 mi

    Local attractions

    • Falesia Beach - 1.9 mi
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    • Praia Salgados - 2.1 mi
      Salgados, Albufeira
    • Praia Gale - 2.8 mi
      Estrada da Gale, Albufeira
    • Xorino Cave - 1.9 mi
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    • Praia dos Pescadores - 2.3 mi
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    Near the hotel

    • Praia Sao Rafael - 2100 ft
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      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2008
      • Number of rooms:
        34

      Hotel Awards

      PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAlbufeiraPonta Grande Sao Rafael

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

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      Ponta Grande Sao Rafael Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ponta Grande Sao Rafael

      Average guest rating

      7.0out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 97 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      10.0
      Value
      9.0

      Guest reviews

      • Family with children
        6.2

        Nice pool and friendly restaurant and bar staff.

        Beds hard. Furnishings basic.

      • Family with children
        7.0

        spacious rooms, nice veranda, nice pool & sunbathing area

        Breakfast poor (only tried it once). Bar very basic, could be better

      • Group of friends
        3.2

        Room 107 was the worst I have stayed in for a very long time and it was vastly overpriced.I have stayed in the villas before and they were fine but after this experience I will not be returning to the Ponta Grande.

        The room and the price of booking a tennis court.We took our own equipment and were still charged 10 euro.

      • Group of friends
        6.2

        Very good location but need the car to move around. Beach is not far away but not walking distance and albufeira centre too, need the car to go. It can be a nice holiday with family with kids, place itself was not wow!! But a simple summer resort. It always depends in what someone is looking for. Breakfast was good and hotel personnel helpful at any time. I enjoyed my stay.

      • Couple
        4.6

        The staff were polite and helpful. The pool area and the bar are nice and the atmosphere is generally friendly.

        The room was not very clean and the beds were not made! There was no bath mat, the shower curtain was not clean and there was no hairdryer or shampoo etc. We also had to wait more than an hour to get the room key despite arriving well after the specified check-in time of 16:00.

      • Family with children
        5.8

        It was too far out of the town.. there was six of us, 3 adults and 3 children and we had to get 2 taxi's in and out each day to old town. It turn out to be an expensive holiday as we did not budget for this. There was no access to a beach, the nearest one 45 minute walk without lugging kids.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        The resort was excellent - location, friendly staff, activities, pool, price

        there's no staff after midnight and only security

      • Family with children
        8.8

        Very spacious apartment, fully equipped kitchen, nice swimming pool. Good place to stay for more than two nights, as we did.

        Problems with wifi in the lobby. High prices in the bar.

      • Family with children
        8.2

        It was quiet and the pool was lovely. The villa was excellent.

        We had bought vouchers for breakfast , but the food left much to be desired, so we went elsewhere to eat. Also, having a family of five proved difficult at a resort which was outside the main town, as we had to take taxis every evening in order to eat and taxis for five were thin on the ground!

      • Couple
        8.8

        Spa services

        Availabilty to spend more days.

      • Family with children
        7.8

        Quiet lovely setting, good for the chill out we needed.

        Having to check in and out over a mile away, as the reception at the apartments is not open was annoying, especially as we had to pay for extra taxis to do this. We did experience at least 2 hours disruption a day around lunch time from local teenagers / young adults using the pool as their playgroung which was annoying. The bedroom door had been screwed open as the track was damaged, which meant it was a studio apartment and not the 1 bedroom apartment it should have been.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Ponta Grande Sao Rafael Hotel - Albufeira Albufeira location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Sesmarias-Sao Rafael, Albufeira, Portugal

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Albufeira
        1.9 mi
      Train Stations
      • Tunes Train Station
        6.0 mi
      • Train Station Loulé
        12.5 mi
      Beaches
      • Praia Sao Rafael
        2100 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2008
      • Number of rooms:
        34

      Hotel Awards

      PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAlbufeiraPonta Grande Sao Rafael

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

      Use Badge