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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here four years ago and returned this week Lovely hotel overlooking the beach with now improved private access straight onto the boardwalk We were offered a free upgrade to one of the newer rooms when we arrived and yes the room was well presented but missing the original kitchenette which was now replaced by a large sofa-bed which to...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed here on a few occasions and totally loved it, rooms are excellent and staff are so friendly, food is very varied which is good and the breakfast buffet is fab. Rooms overlooking the beach are fab. My advice.........get it booked, you will love it

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 weeks on all-inclusive basis and really enjoyed it. However, next year all-inclusive will NOT be available. Also we had a large room with kitchenette (not really needed as all-inclusive ) but the new owner is refurbishingvthecrooms and taking out the kitchenettes (and putting sofa). Good location with shortest flight of steps to beach along whole promenade, but...

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights in November, nice looking hotel, situation right by the beach via a little walk down some wooden steps. Views over the beach and sea are fantastic. Would say this hotel is definitely more for people who like a peaceful holiday. We only had breakfast at the hotel which was adequate. There are several restaurants down...

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shrewsbury
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We have just returned from a two week stay at The hotel Oriental, with Saga. We chose this hotel as it is small and it looked very nice from the reviews. It was indeed very nice, our room had a kitchenette which was good as we were able to make coffee in the morning before we went to breakfast and...

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Cornwall
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Booked this hotel via Saga and location, facilities , rooms and appearance of public areas lived up to our expectations. The hotel is very attractive although the bar area is small and this must be a problem when the hotel is full. During our visit mostly only Saga guests used the bar - probably because Saga currently have an All...

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1Thank TBWCornwall
Oriental H, Manager at Hotel Oriental, responded to this review

Dear Guest We would like to thank you for such a detailed review about your stay at Hotel Oriental. We are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our facilities, your room and the views that are truly stunning! Regarding the tea bags, the first package is a welcome courtesy. Although we offer the possibility of buying more tea...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The hotel is lovely with very good bedrooms, beautiful garden area , lovely swimming pool with good sun loungers around it. The beach below it is beautiful with lovely sand and great walks, also lots of excellent restaurants. In the town in front of the hotel are lots of excellent restaurants and interesting shops. All in a very friendly area.

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Sheffield
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We arrived on 3rd November the day before my husbands birthday and we were booked for a week, on arrival we were upgraded to refurbished room which was very nice with a side sea view. At 5pm the next day there was a knock on the door and a member of staff brought cake and sparkling wine, we were really...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The positives were location on the beach and town plus a well appointed room. We booked a sea view room Well dear readers what follows validates some of my very favourable reviews of other hotels. Checking in was poor and unwelcoming but after a few trips up and down the stairs we managed a safe key and wi-fi. We were...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is an unusual styled, very attractive hotel on a low clff, with a fabulous view of the beach at Praia de Rochas. Our room was comfortable with a huge TV but here the negatives come in! There was a horrible smell of drains coming up from the wash hand basin which lacked the vital element of a U-bend. We...

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Oriental H, Manager at Hotel Oriental, responded to this review

Dear Guest We would like to thank for the time taken to write such a detailed review. We understand that you have enjoyed your room and the facilities but the restaurant’s experience was not so good. All our Saga guest seems to love lunch time, we are very sorry to hear that this was not your case. In the evening,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exotic and charming hotel located in the first line of Praia da Rocha beach, offering rooms with sea view and direct beach access. Nearby is a marina, restaurants, bar, shops and sightseeing interest places.. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Oriental

Address: Av. Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500-802, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao > Praia da Rocha
Price Range: $102 - $497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Oriental 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Oriental Hotel Praia Da Rocha
Hotel Oriental Praia Da Rocha, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Praia da Rocha
#4 Luxury Hotel in Praia da Rocha
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Praia da Rocha
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“The garden rooms have a lovely view but you can smell the drains from there.”
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 of 5 bubbles emilymary99, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors quieter - guests walking around in shoes/moving furniture on laminate floors above are very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles TBWCornwall, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for either front beach view or side beach view”
 of 5 bubbles junehdwilson, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room overlooking the beach”
 of 5 bubbles TraceyWads, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top rooms have large balconies and great views”
 of 5 bubbles George460, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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