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Top Silves Historic Hotels

Villa Susana~private Pool~a/c & Wifi - Sleep 6 + Cots - Book 2021 at 2020 Prices
4.9/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Lovely house & pool in beautiful country side

"Lovely house & pool in beautiful country side"…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2020

Villa Susana~private Pool~a/c & Wifi - Sleep 6 + Cots - Book 2021 at 2020 Prices
Vila Dria, Modern Luxury in the Most Beautiful Part of the Algarve
4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
The villa was n a truly beautiful setting and totally met our (high) expectations

"Very easy. The property manager was easy to contact. Very responsive. All super experience."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Vila Dria, Modern Luxury in the Most Beautiful Part of the Algarve
Hotel Apartamento Algar
3 out of 5
Avenida Beira Mar, 9, Silves, Faro District
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4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"It is a lovely place to stay. If possible you should have at least some soap I the bathrooms. Other then that all was well"…"

Reviewed on 1 Feb 2019

Hotel Apartamento Algar
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Amendoeira Golf Resort - Apartments and villas
4 out of 5
Morgado da Lameira, Alcantarilha, Silves
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4.6/5Wonderful! (117 reviews)

"Very poor information at check-in. Advised that room would be available soon but 4 hours later - still waiting."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2020

Amendoeira Golf Resort - Apartments and villas
Hotel Capela das Artes
3 out of 5
Quinta da Cruz, Alcantarilha, Algarve, Silves
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4.6/5Wonderful! (138 reviews)
nice hotel

"Nice hotel, good area with easy access, you will need a car."…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2020

Hotel Capela das Artes
Jardins de Pera
4 out of 5
Cond. Jardins De Pêra, Rua Alexandre Herculano, Pêra, Silves
The price is £179 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (41 reviews)

"Very pleasent place."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2017

Jardins de Pera
Villas Barrocal
2 out of 5
Urbanizacao Barrocal, Apartado 164, Pera, Silves
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £25 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
4.4/5Excellent! (251 reviews)
Just one night

"Friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul 2020

Villas Barrocal
Holiday Inn Algarve
4 out of 5
Avenida Marginal, Armacao de Pera, Silves
Free cancellation
The price is £36 per night from 5 Dec to 6 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (415 reviews)

"Great position on the coast. Hated that the shower was in poor repair and unable to be attended to until for repair after 8 the next morning!! Of course that by then we are already organised to be on our way out."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2020

Holiday Inn Algarve
Vila Galé Náutico
4 out of 5
Vale do Olival, Silves, Armacao de Pera
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4.1/5Very Good! (114 reviews)
Depressing and trashy package holiday resort

"Trashiest hotel experience of my life! I have no idea how this was classified 4 stars, someone somewhere is having a laugh. There was dampness in stairwell. Way finding sign posting was crazy and illogical. The clientele were horrible rowdy British people on all inclusive deals knocking back alcohol ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2019

Vila Galé Náutico
Rosamar
3 out of 5
Rua D. Joao II, Rosamar, Silves
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3.9/5Good! (14 reviews)
Very nice hotel apartments

"Rosamar is excellent. Slightly old fashioned but beautiful, clean and very close to everything."…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2018

Rosamar
Hotel Colina Dos Mouros
3 out of 5
Pocinho Santo, Silves
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £30 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
3.8/5Good! (167 reviews)
homely hotel

"The hotel is traditional in design but very clean,great location and great pool area,beautiful terrace with a view of the castle."…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2020

Hotel Colina Dos Mouros
Atlantic Side
3 out of 5
RUA DAS CARAVELAS,7, Silves, FAO
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3.6/5Good! (5 reviews)

"Good location, rooms a bit dated but very clean. Really close to the beach and restaurants"…"

Reviewed on 18 May 2019

Atlantic Side
Villa Bora-Bora
3 out of 5
Arroteias - Pêra - Apartado 234, Silves
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Silves

When you take a Silves getaway, it is easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You know that your rooms will have all the amenities. However, staying in an in a more unique location can enhance your stay. A stay in a Silves historic hotel still accommodates you with a well-appointed room and one with loads of character. Furthermore, it allows you to immerse yourself in Silves's history.

Something Old, Something New

A stay in one of these Silves historic accommodations can give you a feel for a historic period right from the start. With antique charm and interesting back stories, you'll find that these hotels stand apart from other hotels. Don't worry, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. While these hotels are vintage, they have many up-to-date conveniences to help you relax or keep in touch during your trip. You'll notice rooms furnished with a comfortable bed, loads of character, and just about anything you'll need for a wonderful stay.

Once you have checked-in and had a look around the historic hotel property, you can tour the art museums and famed landmarks to appreciate more of the Silves's culture. Of course, all this hopping through history will work up an appetite. Make sure to check the comments section and read the recommendations other travellers to Silves think is worth going to. You can also ask your hotel's front desk so you can get recommendations where a few of the local places to enjoy a drink or high tea in Silves are.

Book Your Silves Historic Hotel Today

If you wish to get the most from your Silves visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your experience in this renowned region. With Expedia's choice of 21 one-of-a-kind accommodations to select from, you are bound to discover one that you'll love. However, just like the past civilisations, these rates won't last forever. Book soon to get a place in one of these landmark properties.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Silves?
You’re already probably planning a visit to historical sites during your holiday in Silves. Why not appreciate the seaside during your visit?
Where's the best place to stay in Silves to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Capela das Artes is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features 2 outdoor pools and free WiFi. Nossa Senhora da Rocha Chapel is a short 9-minute drive away. If you’re interested in local history, another option for your stay is Villas Barrocal.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Silves?
Silves is home to 816 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 20 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical sites and other places in Silves?
Silves is notable for landmarks like Roman Bridge of Silves. Attractions like Aqualand Waterpark and Krazy World Zoo are fun for everyone. Salgados Beach is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Silves?
A historic hotel gives guests the chance to stay in a building recognised with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can be palaces, castles, stately homes or even lodges, pubs or skyscrapers — any building that’s been identified as being of special interest. These types of hotels in Silves usually retain original elements such as period features or traditional architecture in their communal spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the US, while you’ll often hear “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the building and architecture itself. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the cultural value and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Silves have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Guests can expect the amenities you’d find in a hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, WiFi and more. In Silves, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you’re choosing a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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