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

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Cycling

Hiking

Billiards/Pool tables

Darts

Mini golf

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

The hotel lies in the tourist center of a resort area, in the vicinity of Albufeira Marina, Old Town Square and Fisherman's Beach. This pleasant hotel was opened in 1998 and renovated in 2008.

Ponta Grande Sao Rafael is located close to the beautiful sandy beach. The venue is set within 4km from Albufeira city center.

Such shopping places as a grocery store, markets and supermarkets are a few steps from the property.

Ponta Grande Sao Rafael lies within 30 minutes’ drive to Faro airport.

Rooms

Ponta Grande Sao Rafael offers spacious rooms with a panoramic view of the sea featuring individual climate control, satellite TV, IDD telephone, Wi-Fi and direct dial phone. Guests can also use a kettle, a fridge and a microwave available in each room.

Eat & Drink

Guest can enjoy delicious flavors of Italian meals at the outdoor restaurant. The small bar serves a selection of cocktails and coffee.

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

Guests can rent bicycles and cars at the hotel.

Relax

On-site children facilities feature children’s meals, cribs and babysitting service. Such sports activities as mini golf, hiking and darts are provided on-site.

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
  • Adults only
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Darts
  • 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

  • Business corner
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • 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
  • Sun loungers
  • Night club
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • 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  4 pm

Check-Out

  • until 07:00-11:00 hours

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. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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
Airports
  • Faro (FAO)
    18.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Train Station Loulé
    12.5 mi
Beaches
  • Praia Sao Rafael
    2100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until 07:00-11:00 hours
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    34

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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
              Airports
              • Faro (FAO)
                18.0 mi
              Train Stations
              • Train Station Loulé
                12.5 mi
              Beaches
              • Praia Sao Rafael
                2100 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  4 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until 07:00-11:00 hours
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of rooms:
                34

              Hotel Awards

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              Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

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              What's nearby

              Popular areas

              • Fisherman's Beach Albufeira - 1.7 mi
              • Praia da Galé - 1.7 mi
              • Old Town Square - 1.8 mi
              • City Center - 1.9 mi

              Places of interest

              Shopping areas

              • Modelo Shopping Center - 2.5 mi

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Main Church of Albufeira - 1.7 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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              • Praia Sao Rafael - 2100 ft
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                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  4 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until 07:00-11:00 hours
                • Year renovated:
                  2008
                • Number of rooms:
                  34

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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

                Individual 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
                Airports
                • Faro (FAO)
                  18.0 mi
                Train Stations
                • Train Station Loulé
                  12.5 mi
                Beaches
                • Praia Sao Rafael
                  2100 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  4 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until 07:00-11:00 hours
                • 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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