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Board basis explained
...means that included in the price are all main meals, most drinks, which tend to be local varieties available during bar opening hours.
...means that breakfast, lunch and evening meals, are included in the price.
...means that your breakfast and evening meal is included in the price. In some cases you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast - the hotel will confirm this upon arrival.
...means that breakfast is included in the price.
...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price, but you will be provided with catering facilities in your accommodation to cook light meals.
...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price.
Located at a distance of 38km from the Faro International Airport, the Vilanova resort offers quality accommodation at cost-effective services, and is widely popular among the young lively crowd. It is a just 10 minute away from the beach. Several shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and nightclubs can also be explored within the close proximity to this property.
The 3-star property in Algarve comes with a plenty of services including free Wi-Fi, 24 hour reception service, luggage storage, outdoor pool, ticket service, currency exchange, car hire, tennis court, etc., for its guests. It has a poolside bar for people to enjoy refreshing drinks, light meals and healthy snacks. The hotel also allows sport enthusiasts to take a dive into the swimming pool after relaxing at the sun loungers in the shade.
The Vilanova resort offers an accommodation of total 165 apartments and 61 villas, which are further categorized as studio, one bedroom apartments and two bedroom apartments. All rooms are decorated in Portuguese style and well-equipped with a variety of amenities such as television with satellite programming, separate bathroom, private terrace and a kitchen with a microwave oven, refrigerator, and a stovetop.
Please Note: The hotel charges a safety deposit upon arrival of €150 per room/apartment/villa.
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Pool and Wellness
- Swimming Pool - Kids
- Swimming Pool - Outdoor
- Tennis on site
- Billiards or pool table
Food & Drink
- Snack bar/deli
- Bar / Lounge
Services & Shops
- Car rental
- Luggage storage
- Currency exchange
- Tour assistance
- Concierge desk
- Towel service towels changed every 3 days and sheets every 7 days
- 24-hour front desk
- Check-in time ends midnight
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Check-in time starts Check-in after 3pm
- Check-out by Check-out by 11am
- Coffee/tea maker
Internet, TV & Phone
- Satellite television service
- Wi-Fi WIFI only available in the Reception area and pool area
Rooms & Comfort
Bath & Shower
- Shower/bathtub combination
- Private bathroom
- Housekeeping - 5 days per week Cleaning is 5 times a week, no cleaning on Mondays and Fridays
- Albufeira Bullring 0.12 miles
- Oura Beach 0.60 miles
- Albufeira Stadium 0.71 miles
- Aveiros Beach 0.72 miles
- Santa Eulalia Beach 0.86 miles
- Albufeira Beach 1.07 miles
- Balaia Golf Village 1.19 miles
- Castle Wall Ruins 1.37 miles
- Maria Luisa Beach 1.42 miles
- Municipal Archaeological Museum 1.42 miles
- Fisherman's Beach 1.43 miles
- Albufeira Old Town Square 1.43 miles
- Clock Tower 1.43 miles
- San Vicente de Albufeira Statue 1.57 miles
- Medronheira Tower 1.77 miles
- Nossa Senhora da Orada Convent 2.11 miles
- Olhos D'Agua Beach 2.11 miles
- Agua Doce Beach 2.25 miles
- Albufeira Marina 2.26 miles
- at_a_glance_airport Faro (Algarve) FAO40m
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10 December 2018
Fantastic staff very helpful. Excellent value for the money, only down side there was a lot of noise at night.
The best thing about my stay was...The Vilanova is surrounded by bars, restaurants and shops.
06 October 2018
Vilanova resort. Sept30-Oct 5, ‘18
We went as a couple, in our 40’s age. We are so anxious and terrified due to reviews that we read. But because of our budget we still decided to stay in this resort. After arriving at around 11:30pm we were directed to a studio apartment in block 3. It was okey but i have noticed that there where no window lock. And the apartment was accessible if there is a intruder. I feel unsafe. We then requested for a transfer, Carlos in the reception was so nice and helpful. He promised to trnasfer us next day. We were moved to block 4 . Much better 1 bedroom aprtment. It was clean and all the lock works. It was basic but clean and comfy. The location was great . It is on the strip it self. Busy area when you are in the street it self but quite when we are in our bedroom. The surroundings of the resort needs upgrading . The pool is good size with diving area. It was clean and cheap drinks in the pool bar. All the receptionist are helpful. Special mention to Carlos (nightshift) and the male morning receptionist (did not get his name). I would suggest to put lights to the trees it will bring joy at night. To upgrade the carpet in landing area of block4-5 and Maybe flower pots or wall decor to the area. ***yes i will stay again ***
The best thing about my stay was...Location
31 August 2018
I would 100% not reccomend this hotel for any time of holiday, it is noisy dirty and the staff are so rude
The best thing about my stay was...Getting out of the hotel
02 June 2018
Nice and clean
Jenny , Ireland
Just back today ,I read some reviews just before I left and was in a panic! Taught I was going to a total dive ! But when we arrived the reception area was lovely staff very friendly! We had 2 bedroom apartment which was great , big and clean . Pool was fun with hens and stags , there was no trouble just larger groups having fun ! It's not a place for kids !
The best thing about my stay was...Right in the the middle of the main strip
03 April 2018
Would not stay again
Villanova was not what we expected. We expected a bed to sleep in, not a mattress on the floor. We expected a garden view and we were given a view of the strip so there was no chance of sleeping with all the noise and music. There were people running up and down the corridors every night at 3/4am and shouting from one end to the other every so there was no chance of sleep. The people at reception were very rude and would be doing other things while we spoke to them so it was like they weren’t listening at all, on the day we came back we had a lovely woman who we spoke to, but nobody else was friendly. The only thing I’d say that was good about our stay in Vilanova was that we were close to the strip so we were able to go out and not have far to walk, however, it also meant we had all the noise and music from bars all night so this wasn’t always a positive. We paid for breakfast for the week we were there and had it on the first day but not again. For the money, we expected at least a cooked breakfast, but all we received was a butter croissant and a hard bread roll with a slice of ham and a slice of cheese, so we didn’t bother having it again, especially as it says breakfast is served until 11am but we got there at 10:50 and were told we should have got there earlier as they want the room cleared and everyone out by 11 which it does not say on the leaflet. Overall, our stay at Vilanova was not the best experience, and we certainly won’t be returning.
The best thing about my stay was...The pool area
29 March 2018
John boy, Essex
Basic accommodation, clean apartment, comfortable, huge pool, pool bar, Nice grounds, good value for money, stayed several times now, will return
The best thing about my stay was...Most relaxing, chilled
14 March 2018
Reggieman, Preston Lancashire England
I stayed at this resort for 9 nights in a bungalow. The bungalow like most of the resort was very dated. It was clean, towels and bedding changed regularly. I would not recommend the bungalow to people who have difficulty getting upstairs. The stairs were very narrow and step. However there were two beds in the lounge. The beds are very low and not suitable if you struggle getting of low bed. The kitchen is acceptable with plenty of hot water. Bathroom good with a low bath making it easy to get in and out. It has a good swimming pool with a bar close to the pool. Being winter it only opens on nice warm days. The Vilanova is in a good location with plenty of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and bars. Albufeira is quiet hilly with the old town with in walking distance. Or you can catch the local road train into town. Albufeira covers a large area and has some Beautiful sandy beaches. The staff very friendly and helpful.
The best thing about my stay was...The winter warm weather.
27 February 2018
there is nowt wrong with the vilanova
pete h, United Kingdom
great basic no frills accomadation don't expect a 4-5 star spa complex as you will get a shock every thing you need for a basic weeks stay in the best location you could hope for ask for rooms 2001 to 2005 these are basement rooms looking over the gardens and pool area with full sun till sunset no complaints with any thing we will be back
The best thing about my stay was...location price great staff
19 January 2018
RICHARD HARPER, United Kingdom
Basic pleasant accom. Friendly staff.
The best thing about my stay was...Location. Right on the "Strip".
20 September 2017
When I seen a lot of the reviews about this hotel I was very anxious about staying here. When we got to the hotel we had a great little room that accommodated the both of us, its situated at a great location and there is also a little supermarket right beside the hotel. I definitely would stay at this hotel again when I return to Albuferia.
The best thing about my stay was...The location
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