Vilanova Resort

Areias de São João8200-262AlbufeiraPortugal
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About Vilanova Resort

Vilanova Resort is a 3-star property situated along The Strip in Albifeira that features two outdoor pools and a bar/lounge.

Non-smoking guest rooms feature a balcony, cable television, air conditioning, coffee and tea facilities, complimentary toiletries and a kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, stovetop and dishwasher.

Services and amenities offered at the hotel include a tennis court, free parking, Wi-Fi, airport shuttle, tour desk, laundry facilities, sun terrace, 24-hour front desk, currency exchange and luggage storage.

Breakfast is served each morning and there is a bar and lounge on-site that serves a wide range of beverages and light meals.

Vilanova Resort is located close to Oura Beach, Albufeira Bullring, Aveiros Beach Santa Eulalia Beach and a number of restaurants, street cafes, night clubs and shops.  Golfing, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing, hiking and parasailing are also available in the area.


Areias de São João, 8200-262, Albufeira, Portugal
Telephone: +351(289)580410 | Fax: +351(289)580410 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Bungalows
  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel bar on the beach
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Kids' club
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Courteous and Helpful Staff

Staff members at Vilanova Resort are very pleasant to deal with and are quick to rectify issues and accommodate guests in a professional manner.

Guest Rooms are Comfortable and Spacious

There is plenty of room to move about in the guest rooms, they are cleaned daily and fresh towels and toiletries are supplied as needed. Guests reported that the bathrooms are large, the beds are comfortable and the temperature is always perfect.

Perfect Location Close to Everything

This resort is located close to everything visitors want to see in the area. There are plenty of bars, restaurants, shops and attractions located within walking distance and a beach is only five minutes away.

Negative Reviews

There's a lot of Noise Around the Hotel

Guests reported a lot of noise from various sources around the hotel including maintenance staff who mow lawns and do various work around the hotel early in the morning, traffic on the street outside and drunken partiers returning to the hotel at all hours of the night.

Unfriendly and Unaccommodating Staff

Front desk staff hardly acknowledges guests when they arrive. They are unfriendly and don't take any time to accommodate guests or make them feel comfortable. Guests reported that they felt like they were bothering staff when they approached them and some reported that when they threatened to leave due to an issue that was not being resolved, staff didn't try to do anything to fix the problem.

Guest Rooms are Damp and Shabby

Guests reported that the rooms felt damp and cold and there was a faint smell of mould upon entering. Also reported was old and tattered furniture, uncomfortable beds and a lack of soundproofing.

Rating Overview

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6.4 out of 10 based on 1711 reviews