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4.2/5 Very Good
360 reviews
"Beautiful place, great location, service for breakfast buffet wasn’t that good, ..."

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Tres Irmaos Beach
    9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Alvor Beach
    14 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Alvor Boardwalk
    4 min drive
  • Airport
    Portimao (PRM)
    6 min drive

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    About this area

    Portimao

    Located in Portimao, Pestana Alvor Praia Beach & Golf Hotel is on the beach. Slide and Splash Water Park is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Rocha Beach and Meia Praia Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Portimao Arena or Algarve International Autodrome Raceway.

    Visit our Portimao travel guide
    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Tres Irmaos Beach - 9 min walk
    • Alvor Beach - 14 min walk
    • Vau Beach - 3 min drive
    • Alvor Boardwalk - 4 min drive
    • Rocha Beach - 5 min drive

    Getting around

    • Portimao Station - 8 min drive
    • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 48 min drive

    Restaurants

    • Where to eat
    • Almofariz – Serves breakfast and dinner.
    • Pool Bistro – Serves brunch and lunch.

    About this property

    Pestana Alvor Praia Beach & Golf Hotel

    Spend the day playing on the beach then return to dine at one of Pestana Alvor Praia Beach & Golf Hotel's 2 restaurants. All 195 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service and minibars. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, safes and desks.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    Free self parking
    Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

    Food and drink

    2 restaurants
    1 bar
    24-hour room service

    Things to do

    Aerobics classes
    Indoor pool
    Mini golf
    Motorised watercraft
    Outdoor pool
    Sauna
    Hot tub
    Steam room
    Surfing/boogie boarding
    Tennis

    Family friendly

    Dry-cleaning service
    Indoor pool
    Laundry facilities
    Mini golf
    Outdoor pool

    Conveniences

    Free newspapers in reception
    Gift shop/newsstand

    Guest services

    24-hour front desk
    Concierge services
    Daily housekeeping
    Dry-cleaning service
    Golf lessons
    Laundry facilities
    Tour/ticket assistance

    Languages spoken

    English
    Portuguese
    Spanish

    Business services

    4 meeting rooms
    Business centre

    Outdoors

    Beachfront location
    Garden

    Spa

    Massage - sports

    More

    Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    Air conditioning
    Blackout drapes/curtains
    Linens

    Bathroom

    Bathtub or shower
    Free toiletries
    Hairdryer
    Towels

    Food and drink

    Minibar

    More

    Desk
    Safe
    4.2

    Very Good

    5 - Excellent
    169
    4 - Good
    131
    3 - Okay
    39
    2 - Mediocre
    11
    1 - Poor
    10
    4.2
    Cleanliness
    4.2
    Service and Staff
    4.1
    Amenities
    4.0
    Property condition

    2/5

    • Liked: Staff & service
    • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

    From outside the building was very impressive and so were the grounds.The communal areas were tastefully done and spacious except for the dining areas where the tables were very close to each other so you couldn’t converse privately. The games room only had a pool table in it and not much else. There were little steps throughout the building that I am amazed no one has tripped up or down as it’s a dark hotel and you don’t always realise they are there. Our room was grubby and we were on the sixth floor that had a balcony,but when sat in the chairs we could not see the sea etc as the wall was up to eye level. The bedding,towels and bathrobes were old and worn out.The bath was very small and there were cracks in the floor tiles. The staff were very pleasant and helpful,but distant. The music played on the piano at breakfast although beautifully done was very depressing to start the day off.The entertainment was what I would expect in a 3 star hotel. There was no atmosphere here ,quite an odd feeling. The pool area was good,but worn out towels and the umbrellas were stained. We had a lovely big bed,but it had too many layers beneath and the duvet was thick making it hot to sleep in. When the wind was up it howled through the apartment very loudly There was nothing to do ,but sit on a beach which you now have to pay to hire the loungers or go into the town.One you have done that it’s boring. We caught the tour bus to Portimao which was like a concrete jungle.

    Stayed 7 nights in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

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      Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      Beautiful place, great location, service for breakfast buffet wasn’t that good, took for ever to get coffee...or tea...and that’s all staff had to do

      Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2019

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      Property was beautiful and the staff was very helpful and attentive to any of our needs. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

      Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

      2/5

      • Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities

      The hotel needs major upgrades. Even the bathroom faucet broke down and needed the maintenance man to come and spend time to fix it. With the exception of the staff in the restaurant ( Diego, Nunez) and the Katlyn at the entrance), most of the staff including reception need major customer service training. For the price we paid (more than any of the 5 star hotels we have stayed in Portugal), this one did not meet our expectations. There are other places one can stay in the area for better price and better experience. However, we mayst say, Diego in the restaurant and his manager Nunez as well as Kathlyn who greeted us ever day were exceptional employees who really care about their customers. Those were the ones who made a difference.

      Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

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