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Dona Filipa Hotel

5.1 km from Almancil centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Avenida do Mar | Vale do Lobo, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

On arrival no room ready, left to wait without being offered so much as a cup of tea. made to wait util 3.30pm to check in, no tour of hotel, or directions to elevators, room or pool area etc - then the room - old fashioned (traditional not ) formica doors my grandmother would have been embarressed to own up...

3Thank Maria B
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Stayed for 5 nights in August. Was really looking forward to the visit believing this to be a premium 5* hotel - As the price paid would suggest. Our first room was one of the older ones and was in desperate need of refurbishment. We were moved after 2 nights to a room that was absolutely fantastic - The reception...

2Thank Dabren1963
Randalstown, N.Ireland
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Just had the most amazing week in this hotel, service, staff and just over all luxury, we done B&B breakfast was amazing, they also turn down your room each night, with a special touch of a rose and sweets, just loved it

Thank Debra O
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We have just completed our Ninth Summer Vacation in a row to the Dona Filipa Unfortunately this will be our last visit. The food was well below acceptable cold, long delays orders being forgotten The fisherman's Buffet is as old as the Hill's we've seen it for Nine years now its run its course and its well below par give...

6Thank athacliath1888
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Rooms very old and poorly appointed. View from balcony mainly aircon units ! No shower only very small tub with shower fitting. TV didn't work . On complaining to manager I got absolutely no sensible response. Won't be back!

5Thank Roger W
Guildford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2015

First things first - make sure you ask for a refurbished room - we were in a 'new', which was gorgeous, and matched the common areas beautifully - our daughters were in an 'old' which didn't seem to have changed since my first visit to the hotel in 1994. The price difference didn't really reflect that, so well worth making...

3Thank Elizabeth Y
n. ireland
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Great hotel in a great location. All staff extremely helpful. The hotel is spotless. The upgraded room we had was worth the extra money. Just a short distance is The Praca which has many restaurants and bars all serving great food at resonable prices. Take the golf package and play San Lorenzo. (owened by Dona Filipa Hotel) every day. One...

1Thank aidan171
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 16 August 2015

As I am at least 14 days per month living in Hotels, I wonder from time to time, that the staff is demotivated and not even know anything about customer needs. Staff entered my room in the morning without knocking or ringing. Not even an hour late checkout possibility in a 5x Hotel? Internet horrible slow, not possible to be...

4Thank Michael W
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this little gem of a hotel in August this year The facilities are first class with a kangaroo club fir the little ones run exceptionally by their dedicated team The hotel rooms have fantastic sea and golf course views Nothing was too much for the ever helpful staff Can't wait to return again in October and play the...

Thank Mia0808
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We stayed in a premium room, which is one that has been renovated. I would recommend the modest premium for one of these rooms - they really are 5 star quality, with loads of space, very comfortable and a large bathroom. We have just completed a wonderful five night stay at the DF, and the service there really stands out....

Thank worldcupwillie

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Atlantic, located a mere 100 metres from the beach and the proud owner of the renown San Lorenzo Golf Course, Dona Filipa Hotel welcomes all, with a touch of glamour and the essence of true quality and personalized service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dona Filipa Hotel

Address: Avenida do Mar | Vale do Lobo, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Almancil
Price Range: $237 - $619 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dona Filipa Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 154
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Also Known As:
Dona Filipa & San Lorenzo Golf Hotel Almancil
Dona Filipa And San Lorenzo Golf Resort
Meridien Almancil
Le Meridien Almancil
Almancil Le Meridien
Dona Filipa Hotel Almancil, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Almancil
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Almancil
#4 Luxury Hotel in Almancil
#6 Romantic Hotel in Almancil
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“Ask for a room in the new section”
 of 5 bubbles seadog229, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It is definitely worth booking the updated rooms as the older rooms have old bathroom with no walk in shower”
 of 5 bubbles Jackiesk, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view or golf course view”
 of 5 bubbles 631geoffm, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“need to choose the newly modernised rooms but they come at a high cost”
 of 5 bubbles kenmcraven, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sea view And refurbished rooms are best”
 of 5 bubbles Miloj, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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