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Reviewed 3 February 2017

We stayed here in the summer of 2016 while on our summer holiday. The hotel is very nice, well decorated and has a homely feel to it. The staff are very friendly and the owner Jon is a great guy who was always more than happy to go out of his way to help with whatever we needed. Our room...

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Ana A, Manager at Rio Arade Manor House, responded to this review

Dear Darren Thank you very much for staying with us. Thank you for the review. It is very important to us. We hope to have you this year again. All the best Ana/John

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We had a great holiday. Rio arade house was the perfect environment for our chilled out holiday. We loved laying by the pool. One evening our taxi didn't arrive to take us out so John the owner drove us himself! Perfect hosts friendly and helpful at every turn. Couldn't fault anything

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Arade, General Manager at Rio Arade Manor House, responded to this review

What a pleasure to have you here girls. We was worry, you nearly melted by the pool!!! We hope to see you again sometime. All the best

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very very charming small guest house !! breakfasts in the garden with bougainvillea and a so nice swimming pool...music at the reception.The owner John is so friendly. I warmly recommend this "human size" place !!!!

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Arade, Front Office Manager at Rio Arade Manor House, responded to this review

Thank you for your preference. It was a pleasure to receive you. We hope you have enjoyed and that everything was to your satisfaction. We hope to see you again. Our best regards Arade River Team

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 August 2016

It isn't easy to find this place since the location name is different from where it is located actually, but with GPS one can find the place. Then the main entrance door looks more like a Garage door than the entrance of a house. Once you step inside you are surrounded with calm and serenity. The room we were given...

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Arade, Gerente at Rio Arade Manor House, responded to this review

Hello Thank you very much for the review. Not exactly what we'd like to read, some situations we have to check for the better. It´s always important to take into account the opinion of our customers in order to improve. It was a pleasure to receive you. Ana

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Best place to stay and relax in the pool! Great location which was secluded and quiet. Breakfast was great and we could have it in the garden! The host was very friendly and helpful too. Overall, it was a great experience!

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Arade, Owner at Rio Arade Manor House, responded to this review

Thank you for your preference. It was a pleasure to receive you. We hope you have enjoyed and that everything was to your satisfaction. We hope to see you again. Our best regards Arade River Team

Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 9 August 2016

++Nice hotel, a lot of charm. Very nice garden and terrace, nice swimming pool. Breakfast was very good, a lot of fruit and choices of bread. - Too hot in room without airconditioning and too noisy in front rooms.

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Arade, Owner at Rio Arade Manor House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you. We hope to have you again. All the best. Regards John

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This small hotel/B&B is ideal for those that want a relaxing quiet break. John and Ana are friendly and make you feel very welcome. We enjoyed breakfast outside in the courtyard surrounded by lovely flowers.Plenty of cheese, breads, fruits, pastries and cereal to choose from. We had the use of a car which we were glad of but some days...

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Arade, Gerente at Rio Arade Manor House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your words It was a pleasure to welcome you Ana

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2016

If what you are looking for is an authentic house with the most beautiful patio, then this is your place. We were looking exactly for something like this and were very happy. it is a very small hotel, a few rooms, but well maintained. John, the owner takes care of every single detail. He recommended us a restaurant down the...

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Arade, Gerente at Rio Arade Manor House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you. Thank you very much for your comments. We hope to have you again. All the best. Regards Ana/John

Aljezur, Portugal
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Room OK Big enough. Lots of rooms have terraces ours did not but good. Guess book early to get nice view or Terrance or pool access. Breakfast v good sitting in shade by pool fab Does have bus stop but wd recommend a car. Will visit again.

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Arade, Manager at Rio Arade Manor House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you. Thank you very much for your comments. We hope to have you again. All the best. Regards Ana/John

Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This was our second time in Rio Arade and it was amazing again. It is located in a small village but very close to Ferragudo, Portimao and many nice beaches. It is easy to park just in front of the house and free of charge. Rio Arade is a typical Algarvian house with a beautiful garden to relax and drink...

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Arade, Owner at Rio Arade Manor House, responded to this review

Thank you Barbora Look forward to seeing you all soon. Ana/John

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rio Arade is a charming 18th century Manor house situated in a typical sleepy Algarve village. Close to Portimão and just a ten/fifteen minute drive to many beautiful beaches. There are nine air-conditioned bedrooms in total, each having its own en-suite bathroom and refrigerator. There are several relaxing areas throughout the property and around the pool area are many nooks and crannies where you can easily find a place for a quiet snooze! There is also a barbecue area with plenty of seating for al fresco dining. Rio Arade is a short drive from various beaches and five minute walk to the River Arade. There are ten excellent golf courses all within a short drive. Also in the village is a small childrens’ playground and Slide and Splash water park is just ten minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Arade Manor House

Address: Rua Dom Joao II 33 | Mexilhoeira da Carregação, Estombar, Lagoa 8400-092, Portugal (Formerly Rio Arade)
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Lagoa > Estombar
Price Range: $80 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rio Arade Manor House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Ground floor onto the courtyard/patio.”
kdb2210, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book early ask for Terrace or pool access from room”
Mattiespeople, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“you need new pillows”
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“rooms A or B overlooking the courtyard”
Jintz, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back face the lovely courtyard and are quiet.”
Rosemary014, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
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