Faro Hotel

  • 9Km to beach
  • Sun terrace
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa and wellness centre (Additional charge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Situated right in the heart of the charming town of Faro, the wonderfully bright and welcoming 4-star Hotel Faro is the ideal base for your next Algarve holiday. With the hotel's ... Continue reading

Situated right in the heart of the charming town of Faro, the wonderfully bright and welcoming 4-star Hotel Faro is the ideal base for your next Algarve holiday.

With the hotel’s wonderful location, opposite the marina, you’ll find yourself within walking distance of the historic and commercial areas of Faro. Spend your days wandering around town and taking in the sights, trying the delicious traditional cuisine, experiencing the world-class diving facilities, or trying to master the large array of water sports available here. The stunning golden beaches of Deserta, Farol and Culatra can also be reached with a 25-minute ferry ride from the nearby ferry pier, ideal if you just want to spend your time here soaking up some sunshine and watching the little ones paddle in the cool shallow water.

The Faro Hotel, with its wonderfully decorated rooms, provides all the comfort you’ll need for a relaxing holiday in the Algarve. The rooftop restaurant and bar, Ria Formosa, will serve you delicious Mediterranean cuisine including fresh seafood dishes, or that perfect cocktail to go with the stunning view.

The Algarve is famed for its stunning beaches, fabulous diving spots, great golf resorts and wonderful cuisine. And Faro, with its traditional restaurants, cobbled streets and colourful markets will charm you instantly. Spend the day exploring before heading to Albufeira, the party capital of Algarve. Just 45 minutes from the Hotel Faro this incredible resort promises to keep you dancing till the morning hours.

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Activities

  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Diving (Additional charge)
  • Fishing (Additional charge)
  • Hiking (Additional charge)
  • Horse riding (Additional charge)
  • Windsurfing (Additional charge)

Other facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Allergy-free room
  • Bridal suite
  • Car hire
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Packed lunches
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Soundproof rooms

Food and Drink

The breakfast type is Buffet. Guests are welcome to enjoy their meals at the restaurant.

Other Information

The following payments are accepted: JCB, Euro/Master Card, Visa Card, Diners Club, EC card and American Express. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities.

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Faro Hotel in Faro easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Faro Hotel with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

The provincial capital of the Algarve, Faro is a modern, lively city with attractive shopping precincts, good restaurants and a frenetic nightlife, an exciting holiday destination. Thousands of travellers pass through the city en route to and from the resorts of the Algarve. Those who choose to linger awhile will find a town full of charm and colour with an interesting history and the feel of a true Portuguese fishing port.

There are some sightseeing opportunities while on holiday in Faro, mostly centred in the Old Town or Cidade Velha, which is entered through an 18th century gate and enclosed by the remnants of medieval walls. Faro's most famous attraction is a macabre one at the Igreja do Carmo, which features a chapel whose walls are decorated with the bones of more than 1,200 monks disinterred from the neighbouring cemetery.

Another worthwhile attraction near the city is the Ria Formosa Natural Park, and a short distance to the north is the peaceful village of Estoi, boasting a pink Roccoco palace and Roman ruins dating from the 1st century. To enjoy the beach while on holiday in Faro, one has to travel a few miles; a long sandy spit lies across a bridge near the International Airport.

Resort Rating

Scenery

Shopping

Family

Watersports

Cost

Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

Activities

Faro's main attraction is its quaint old town, where holiday visitors can wander and enjoy some architectural sightseeing, and brush up on their history. There are some worthy museums in the town too, like the archaeological Municipal Museum housed in a former convent and a maritime museum displaying a collection of model ships and boats. The city offers a taste of the traditional old Portugal for visitors making a stopover en route to an Algarve resort. Those who want to try out the local beach will find it to be a clean stretch of golden sand where umbrellas and sunbeds can be hired and all sorts of watersports undertaken.

Restaurants

A huge variety of restaurants and food stores line Faro's pedestrianised Rua de Santo Antonio, catering for all tastes and budgets. A must is to sample the local cakes and desserts, deliciously made of juicy figs and almonds. For a fishy feast there is Dois Irmaos, the city's oldest seafood eatery, where the fresh catch of the day is on display. For well-priced Algarve specialities, Adega Nova is a good bet, or Le Marquis Restaurant. Lunch Caffe S. Pedro is popular with expats for its reasonably-priced English food.

Nightlife

Being a university city, Faro has a vibrant student population who ensure that nightlife keeps pumping. It all happens along the Rua do Prior and in the narrow alleys off of Rua Conselheiro Bivar and Rua Infante Dom Henrique. Dance clubs get going around 11pm or midnight, while bars are open for business any time from noon until the early hours. The Upa Upa Café and Bar at 51 Rua Conselheiro Bivar draws locals and tourists. The nightclub, Dux, is the place to party until the early hours and the trendsetters should head for the Fashion Kaffe.

Shopping

Faro's main shopping area is in the heart of town along the Rua Santo Antonio and the Rua Francisco Gomes. There is also an interesting, colourful produce market on the Largo do Mercado open every day where visitors on holiday can mingle with the locals. Good holiday buys in Faro are the local handcrafts, like basketware and embroidered goods, local wines and traditional clothing. Also sought after are locally made ceramic tiles decorated with traditional motifs.

Negatives

Faro is a bustling, working city and not a holiday resort town, the emphasis being on its historical attractions rather than fun in the sun. The city can be rowdy at night with many young revellers.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Portuguese,
Currency: Euro (€)

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Hotel address : PRACA DOM FRANCISCO GOMES, 2, Faro, Algarve, Portugal, 8000-168

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A selection of available rooms is shown below. More options may be available.
  • Classic Double Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Cot on demand (fees may apply)
    • Room size (sqm): 24
    • Living room
    • Number of bedrooms: 55
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Radio
    • Minibar
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Safe
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Smoking rooms
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Classic Double or Twin Room with Terrace
    • Living room
    • Smoke detector
    • Cot on demand (fees may apply)
    • Wake-up service
    • Outdoor swimming pool: 1
    • Room size (sqm): 24
    • Number of bedrooms: 55
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Radio
    • Minibar
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Smoking rooms
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Classic Family Room with Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Radio
    • Minibar
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Smoking rooms
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Classic Single Room with Terrace
    • Living room
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Room size (sqm): 24
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Radio
    • Minibar
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Smoking rooms
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Classic Suite with Balcony/Terrace
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Cot on demand (fees may apply)
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Living room
    • Room size (sqm): 45
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Radio
    • Minibar
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Safe
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Smoking rooms
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Deluxe Superior Double Room with Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Radio
    • Minibar
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Smoking rooms
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Double or Twin Room - Connecting Room with Terrace
    • Cot on demand (fees may apply)
    • Living room
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Number of bedrooms: 30
    • Room size (sqm): 40
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Radio
    • Minibar
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Smoking rooms
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Single Room
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet
    • Mini Bar
    • Phone
    • Safe
    • TV
    • Wheelchair Accessibility
  • Superior Double Room
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet
    • Mini Bar
    • Phone
    • Safe
    • TV
  • Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Living room
    • Number of bedrooms: 30
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Room size (sqm): 30
    • Cot on demand (fees may apply)
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Radio
    • Minibar
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Safe
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Smoking rooms
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Superior Single Room
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet
    • Mini Bar
    • Phone
    • Safe
    • TV
  • Superior Single Room with Terrace
    • Living room
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Room size (sqm): 24
    • Bathroom
    • Disability-friendly bathroom
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Radio
    • Minibar
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Individually adjustable heating
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • Wheelchair-accessible
    • Smoking rooms
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Twin Room
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet
    • Phone
    • Safe
    • TV

Questions and Answers about Faro Hotel

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Hi there are no hairdryers provided
regards

Added 1 year ago.

By Karen.Blackburn, loveholidays.com team member

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I have just read on Tripadviser that you have wall mounted hair dryer in the rooms, would you confirm.

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By Adrian

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