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Buenos Aires
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Having a previous poor 5 star vacation in Portugal (at another hotel) my expectations were set low for our week in the Ria Park. This time we were delighted with our stay. The overwhelming friendliness and professionalism of the staff made us feel right at home and the views from the 6th floor suite a delight to wake up to...

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Very instabil and slow internet, wifi weak. Despite the many complaints, it seems to be difficult to get this fixed.The beds very hard! Breakfast uninspiring. Restaurant is common. Pool is not relaxing. Pooltoilets are not cleaned sufficietly. Plastic chairs on the small balconies where one can sit in the hot air coming out of the airco-installation. The total interiour of...

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RiaParkHotels, General Manager at Ria Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First and foremost, we are sorry to read that your stay did not meet up to your expectations. During your stay we were experiencing some issues with our WiFi and try to solve them immediately with our provider (Vodafone), unfortunately with no success. Thank you for your kind words regarding our personal. They are one of our greatest...

Reviewed 1 August 2015

Location Excellent location, 10 mins to the beach with some excellent bars and restaurants beyond that grab a taxi and go down to the praca which is fab to eat or having a few drinks! Taxis The hotel insist on ordering black private non registered taxis who will charge you double to that of a legal registered taxi. when i...

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London
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Excellent hotel staff, facilities and ambience. Thank you for making our family holiday a success. The hotel location is a short walk to the beach where you'll find an excellent range of beach-side restaurants. Highly recommended hotel!

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

A fantastic, luxury hotel with great facilities, spotless throughout, with very friendly and helpful staff. The location is perfect if you want a quiet holiday, away from the main tourist areas, but just a 5 minute walk to the beach and some fantastic beach-front restaurants (Maria's, Julia's, Eduardo's, Fin's). The courtesy minibus will take you to, and collect you from,...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 29 July 2015

My recent stay at the Ria Park Hotel was quite disappointing. The hotel stands at a stunning location and looks great from the outside, but once you're in, the glow quickly fades. No doorman, no valet parking, nobody to help with the luggage, not even after checking in! Huge marble entrance hall and lobby complete with a dramatic spiral staircase,...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We renewed our acquaintance with the Ria Park Hotel & Spa this year having been away for some years. It was just as we remembered it. The same staff who are always warm and welcoming, the surroundings enhanced but has not lost it's peaceful ambience, and the breakfasts to die for.

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Sheffield
Reviewed 28 July 2015

A lovely, well established hotel where the staff can't do enough to help you. Rooms are decorated in a traditional style but are very spacious and spotlessly clean. Plenty of comfortable seating areas throughout the hotel, including a fantastic lobby bar with sea views and delicious cocktails. The pool area in particular is fantastic. Breakfast is brilliant, offering everything you...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I had been here before a few years ago. I was younger and probably didnt have so much experience travelling and being in different hotels. Also I think this hotel wasnt rated 5 stars at the time, but I cant be sure. Anyway I dont remember being so upset with the hotel at the time. The facts is: this is...

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Very impressed by this very stylish hotel. Staff were extremely friendly and efficient. All rooms were up to date, clean and well maintained. Breakfast was good but the toasters need replacing. The smell of burnt toast met you on entering the dining room. The pool area was what you would expect in such an establishment.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WELCOME TO THE RIA PARK HOTEL & SPA The Ria Formosa Nature Park and the Ria Park Hotel & Spa welcome you to a world of luxury and excellence in the exclusive Vale do Lobo valley. Situated in the Algarve, the Ria Park Hotel & Spa is surrounded by a verdant valley from where you can see the beach and the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Characterised by elegance, charm and luxury the Ria Park Hotel & Spa offers modern comforts and amenities with vast open spaces and breathtaking views. Surrender to the delights of our Spa or discover the best golf courses situated around the hotel. Sample the finest Portuguese and International cuisine at the Terrace of the Lusitano Restaurant, or indulge in the simple pleasure of savouring your favourite drink at the Lobby Bar while watching the Ria Formosa Natural Park. With over 300 sunny days a year, the Ria Park Hotel & Spa is the perfect destination for your holidays, throughout the year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ria Park Hotel

Address: Urbanizacao Vale do Garrao | Vale Do Lobo, Almancil 8135-170, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Almancil
Price Range: $150 - $453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ria Park Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 252
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Also Known As:
Ria Park Hotel Almancil, Portugal - Algarve
Ria Park Hotel And Spa
Ria Park Resort
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Almancil
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Almancil
#5 Luxury Hotel in Almancil
#5 Family Hotel in Almancil
#5 Romantic Hotel in Almancil
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“Sea view room - slightly over priced as the sea is so far in the distance.”
 of 5 bubbles koakham1, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would prefer a pool side room with a view of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles tonycN2764QC, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 239 is on the same floor as the lobby with only a view of the car park but very convenient to all amenities”
 of 5 bubbles jeffreyd777, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not sure any rooms are great...”
 of 5 bubbles lizd778, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony, overlooking pool side is nice”
 of 5 bubbles 588joannej, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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