Ria Park Garden Hotel

Apartado 3410, 8135-951 Vale Do Lobo, Faro, Portugal
+351 289 359 800


Overall guest ratings

7.7/10 Good
Based on 288 reviews

Review highlights

  • 7.7
  • 7.1
  • 6.4
  • 5.4

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  • Pleasant hotel grounds


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    The Ria Park Garden Hotel is housed in a four-storey white building, set 900 metres from the golden sands of the Algarve's Vale do Garrão Beach, five kilometres south of Almancil, and four kilometres west of Quinta do Lago. The town of Almancil, with good shopping and restaurants, is five kilometres from the hotel, while the historic town of Loulé is 10 kilometres away. Six golf courses lie within four kilometres of the hotel.

    Hotel Features.

    The Ria Park Garden Hotel boasts a pink, marble-floored lobby with cushioned rattan seating and an adjacent solarium featuring a fabric-draped ceiling and a display of Portuguese ceramics. A family pool and a children's pool provide warm-weather outdoor swimming in a floral garden setting, complete with palm and pine trees, potted orange trees, and a rock waterfall. The pool complex includes a sundeck and lawn furnished with cushioned lounge chairs.

    Guests can enjoy the facilities of the health club, which includes fitness equipment, a spa tub, a hydrotherapy pool, steam room, spa tub, and a Turkish bath. The hotel also houses floodlit tennis courts, a pool table and table tennis, and offers organised activities during the day. The hotel spa features an indoor heated pool, a range of massage treatments, classical and Asian, along with reflexology and aromatherapy. Amenities also include a free children's club and 2 outdoor tennis courts.

    The hotel restaurant offers traditional Portuguese and international dishes, including fresh fish, and light meals are available at the poolside bar during the summer. Free wireless Internet access is available in the lobby.


    The 109 guestrooms at the Ria Park Garden Hotel all have balconies or patios and feature ceramic-tiled floors, coordinated, patterned fabrics, and contemporary furnishings. All are equipped with climate control, satellite television, free WiFi, and minibars. The marble bathrooms include hair dryers, bidets, and complimentary toiletries.

    More hotel details about Ria Park Garden Hotel

    Ria Park Garden Hotel Prices:

    $114 - $132 (Based on average prices for a Standard Room)

    Ria Park Garden Hotel Rooms:

    109 rooms

    Other names used to reference this hotel:

    • Ria Park Garden Hotel Vale Do Lobo
    • Ria Park Garden Hotel Vale Do Lobo Faro
    • Ria Park Garden Hotel FAO
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    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Business center
    • Car rental
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Bicycle rental
    • Spa
    • Hot tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Free parking
    • Playground
    • Private beach
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Babysitting/child services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Steam room
    • Outdoor tennis
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 288 reviews
    • 7.7 "Good beach."
    • 7.1 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.1 "Good pool."
    • 7.1 "Good service."
      7.8 "78% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.1 "Good location."
    • 6.4 "Average cleanliness."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.6 "Disappointing food."
    • 1.5 "Terrible value."
    • 0.6 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.6 "94% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 126 reviews
    • 8.1 "Beach is lovely."
    • 7.4 "Good service."
      7.8 "78% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.1 "Good location."
    • 6.6 "Average comfort."
    • 6.5 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.8 "Disappointing food."
    • 1.6 "Terrible value."
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    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 161 reviews
    • 7.3 "Good beach."
    • 7.2 "Good pool."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.9 "Location is acceptable."
      6.1 "Proximity to the beach was acceptable, thought 61%."
    • 6.8 "Service is ok."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.6 "84% thought they were poorly maintained."
    • 4.2 "Disappointing food."
    • 1.6 "Terrible value."
    • 0.1 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.1 "99% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
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    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
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