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Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort

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Surrey, England
Reviewed 27 March 2011

The villa was amazing. Very large and spacious with double beds in each room. Each room had en suites with huge walk in showers. Grounds of the villas were lovely and were maintained by an army of gardeners. Unfortunately the pool was not heated and although the weather was warm we were unable to go in it. There was a...

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pinecliffsAlbufeira, Guest Relations at Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Madam, At Starwood properties \ Pine Cliffs Resort we highly value your feedback which enables us to maintain the high standards of our Resort. We are glad to learn that we were able to provide you a most enjoyable stay. Looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Hugo Viegas

Europe
Reviewed 26 March 2011

Beautiful resort, well maintained. Great architecture w local character, parklike gardens. Several outdoor pools, unfortunately a bit too cool during our visit. Perfect in nice weather but for most of our stay it wasnt so good and except from driving around to interesting towns (which are few) it all seemed a waste of time. After all we did come for...

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pinecliffsAlbufeira, Guest Relations at Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for your contribution on Tripadvisor. Your comments are extremely valuable to us and they motivate us to continue to improve our services and to create lifetime memories. We look forward to welcome you again at our Resort. Kind regards, Hugo Viegas

UK
Reviewed 24 March 2011

Had room overlooking car park. Asked as we had paid top rate if we could have front sea view, and told those rooms were empty and kept for VIP's !! Imagine how that made us feel as we paid huge Euros Rambling hotel on cliff top (no views) has a number of restaurants - we went to one on first...

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pinecliffsAlbufeira, Guest Relations at Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for the time to share your feedback on Tripadvisor. We do regret to learn of the inconveniences upon your recent visit. At Starwood properties, we are continuously looking to improve our overall services and guest’s enjoyment; therefore we invite you to discuss your comments through the email address\personally at 00199.algarveguestrelations@luxurycollection.com Kind regards, Hugo Viegas

Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2011

Had a three night stay here after a disastrous start with a holiday originally planned for Cairo and we were really happy when our time here came to an end. We should have cancelled this stay and remained at the beautiful amazing Convento Do Espinheiro in Evora. This is a very unusual "Sheraton" brand, definately a timeshare property and huge....

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pinecliffsAlbufeira, Guest Relations at Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for taking the time to post your comment on Tripadvisor. We apologise for the issues experienced in some services during your stay and even though all efforts are always made to ensure our guests’ satisfaction, sometimes some unpleasant situations do happen. In order to improve, we invite you to discuss your comments further with us at...

Yorkshire
Reviewed 5 March 2011

We stayed here from 21st to 24th Feb 2011. The hotel does have only limited restaurants and bars open, however due to reading previous reviews we were already aware of this. We stayed in a golf suite and for the price we paid it was great value, with 2 bedrooms and two bathrooms we would return with another couple in...

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Dear Sir\Madam, Thank you for your contribution on Tripadvisor. Your comments are extremely valuable to us and they motivate us to continue to improve our services and to create lifetime memories. We look forward to welcome you again at our Resort. Kind regards, Henrique Pires Guest Relations

ireland
Reviewed 10 December 2010

the hotel has a nine hole golf course attached . There are no locker room facilities and the staff in the club shop i found surly which suggests they are not used to non hotel guests playing the course. The starter was a gentleman who got us on our way with a minimum of fuss. The golf course itself was...

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pinecliffsAlbufeira, Guest Relations at Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for the time to share your feedback on Tripadvisor. Please accept our apologies for not having met your expectations on your visit to our golf course, part of the Resort. Kind Regards, Hugo Viegas

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2010

We have enjoyed three family holidays at the Sheraton Algarve over the past six years, plus I’ve hosted a couple of business conferences. Unreservedly, each experience has been a delight! Furthermore, I recommended the hotel to various friends all of whom have been thrilled by the venue and returned again. Okay – let’s be clear – during the school holiday...

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pinecliffsAlbufeira, Guest Relations at Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir, At Pine Cliffs Resort we highly value your feedback which enables us to maintain the high standards of our Resort. We are glad to learn that we were able to provide you a most enjoyable stay. Thank you for your loyalty. Looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Hugo Viegas

Austria
Reviewed 29 November 2010

We stayed at Sheraton Algarve for 7 nights in a deluxe room with nice garden view. The room is spacious, bathroom amenities very convenient. The room was clean and the bed linen gave us the feeling to be at home. We had a room rate including breakfast. The breakfast buffet had a good range of food, including fresh orange juice...

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pinecliffsAlbufeira, Guest Relations at Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sirs, Thank you for your contribution on Tripadvisor. Your comments are extremely valuable to us and they motivate us to continue to improve our services and to create lifetime memories. We look forward to welcome you again at our Resort in the near future. Kind regards, Hugo Viegas

Lund, Sweden
Reviewed 22 November 2010

When looking for a location to have our wedding we wanted to make sure that the hotel we chose was gorgeous and since we live in Sweden that the preparations could be handled remotely. Upon visiting the Sheraton we fell in love with the location and trusted in the name Sheraton and what that represents. We had a relatively small...

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pinecliffsAlbufeira, Guest Relations at Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for the time taken to post your feedback on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to acknowledge that you have fully enjoyed our Resort and we do appreciate your kind words regarding our associates. Your comments are of a great value to us and will contribute to improve our overall services and guest’s enjoyment. We look forward...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2010

We are Australian expats living in Holland. After experiencing a Dutch summer, we were absolutely craving some sun, warmth and the beach. With two small children (2 boys, 5 and 3 years old), we really needed to go somewhere which catered for us all so we all could have some fun and rest. The Sheraton really ticked all the boxes...

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Dear Madam, Thank you for your contribution on Tripadvisor. Your comments are extremely valuable to us and they motivate us to continue to improve our services and to create lifetime memories. We look forward to welcome you again at our Resort in a near future. Kind regards, Rui Brito Guest Relations

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, formerly known as Sheraton Algarve, offers recently renovated rooms, enhanced and extended dining options, and a brand new, 1000m2 Serenity Spa, The Art of Well Being. Pine Cliffs Hotel has a stunning cliff-top location above Portugal's longest beach, Praia da Falésia. All of the beautifully decorated rooms and suites at Pine Cliffs Hotel include in-room entertainment systems with LCD TVs. All rooms also include furnished balconies with garden or sea views. The resort features 5 tennis courts, a 9-hole golf course, a beach club and a mini golf. For children and teenagers, the Junior Club provides a variety of activities such as mini-golf and football. The property is a 1-hour drive from Faro International Airport. Free on-site car parking is available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort

Address: Praia da Falesia, Albufeira 8200-909, Portugal (Formerly Sheraton Algarve Hotel)
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: $183 - $691 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
Sheraton Albufeira
Sheraton Algarve
Albufeira Sheraton
Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
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#2 Business Hotel in Albufeira
#6 Spa Hotel in Albufeira
#7 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
#10 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#17 Family Hotel in Albufeira
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