Vila Petra Aparthotel

Address: Rua Mouzinho de Albuquerque, Albufeira, Algarve, 8200-356, Portugal | 4 star condo
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This 4 star condo, located on Rua Mouzinho de Albuquerque, Albufeira, is near Zoo Marine Algarve, Quad Ventura, Dream Wave, and Clock Tower.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Vila Petra Aparthotel Albufeira

    Loved the Vila Petra


    The Vila Petra made our holiday in Albufeira. We didn't think much of the town itself but the Vila Petra made up for it! All the staff were so helpful and friendly. We really enjoyed the week here and got a very reasonable price on (-). Would definitely give the Vila Petra 5 stars!! No complaints!

    Enjoyed portugal


    Oct 9th 2005

    Just returned one week ago from a two week stay in the vila petra and found the hotel to be very conveniently located just off the strip away from the busy street. The rooms were spotless and the hotel had very good facilities from a launderette to a little mini supermarket. The outdoor pool was excellent and clean and there were plenty of sun loungers. The fitness room was a bit disappointing though and beware of things that are said to be payable locally. For use of the sauna, turkish baths and solarium was expensive. Never got to eat at the hotel as we went self catering. Staff throughout the hotel were extremely helpful. The night time entertainment in the hotel however was somewhat lacking.

    The area of Albufeira was busy and a bit annoying at times with people offering you scratch cards and then saying how you had one a prize of wither a camcorder, money or a holiday and that you had to go straight away to collect your prize - all this entailed was talking to someone regarding a holiday option called leisure holidays for one hour - don't be fooled - it is just another scam at a timeshare type of option. These people in the street can be very persuasive - be firm with them!

    A great place to stay


    WOW .... we were really glad to stay there!!!

    + spacious, modern apartments

    + equipped with everything you may need

    + very friendly staff

    + cleaned daily with much care

    + well maintened sport facilities

    + large and well-kept pool area

    + very good restaurant at reasonable prices (6 EUR for breakfast, with everything you can think of)

    - a little bid noisy (because of the granite floor you hear every step of your neighbours;-)))

    + a lot of security cameras all around the area

    we enjoyed our stay from the first minute and you may be sure, that we will return to Vila Petra whenever possible!!

    Excellent place


    Excellent apartments, and would totally recommend them.

    The service at the Main Desk was first class, the apartments were very spacious, and the gardens were so well kept.

    The pool was clean and in June, although the pool was cool, it was fine once you were in it and swimming.

    Our children of 6 and 3 enjoyed themselves thoroughly, and from a person who always moans about something on holidays, a recommendation like this should be taken seriously.

    Would go back, although we like to try different countries, and would have no hesitation in saying to others to book and enjoy.

    4*apartments in superb locationl


    We stayed at the vila petra in may05 with our 2 young children and found the complex excellant. The apartments were very big modern and of the highest standards with granite floors throughout and separate kitchen with dishwasher. Rooms were cleaned everyday and the whole complex was maintained very well. Complex on a beautiful landscaped site with playground and tennis courts etc.1 minute walk to main strip yet very quiet at night. Will be going back!

    Charged my credit card in advance of my visit!


    Be warned! I booked a 2 night stay in this hotel for June 05 last week, using the venere website. However, the hotel charged my credit card in full, even thought it is stated on the website that the card is only used to hold the reservation and you can cancel up to 3 days before your arrival.

    I was also not advised in advance by the hotel that they were going to put through the charge, which I found most irritating. I will be booking an alternative venue, as a result.

    The best aparthotel I've stayed in


    My partner and I have stayed at this hotel on two occasions. The first time was by fluke, as we had been booked at the Paraiso but our tour operator had terminated agreements with them that morning so we were given a room at Vila Petra. We loved it immediately - so much that this year when we returned to Albufeira, no Icelandic tour operator was offering it at our time of travel, so we booked our flight and hotel separately so we could stay there. As before, we couldn't fault it. The staff is incredibly friendly and service-oriented, the facilities absolutely spotless and modern, the kitchen the best equipped I have ever known - down to small details like Tupperware boxes for leftovers, to say nothing of the dishwasher, cooker with oven, microwave, toaster, etc. etc. The maids were tremendously thorough, even to the point of loading and unloading the dishwasher for us. The pool garden is exquisitely beautiful and well-kept. The location is good, very close to the strip. During our first trip, some guests complained that the hotel was too far from the beach and/or the old town; however, the hotel offers a free shuttle service to the beach four times a day and taxis to the old town cost only about 3-5 EUR. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone.

    Vila Petra - Simply the best!


    Stayed in Vila Petra in early Jun 04.

    Excellent apartments with a beautiful pool area and gardens, which is very good foor small kids.

    Spotless and lives up to 4star rating.

    1 bed Apartments have excellent facilities with separate kitchen and all the mod cons incl. dishwasher. Air conditioning modern and quiet.

    Maids where invisible but did excellent cleaning job.

    Would go back again.

    You Can't Beat It!


    We have visited the Vila Petra on two occasions - the first time soon after it opened. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful ( although the owner,who demands high standards of his staff at all levels, is a bit of a tyrant!) and the place is spotless.The situation is ideal. How could it be so near "The Strip" yet so peaceful? The best of both worlds!Try it - you won't be disappointed.

    Vila Petra


    Stayed at the Vila Petra Apartments this summer (Albufeira)and would highly recommend them. As good as some 4 or 5 star hotels but a lot cheaper. Best apartments I have stayed in and the location was just 100 yards from 'The Strip' with it's restaurants and bars and yet a very quite position. Facilities were excellent with indoor/ outdoor pools, jacuzzi,steam, sauna,gym and squash court etc. I think you'll find this hard to beat !!!!!!!!!!!!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Vila Petra Aparthotel Albufeira

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Albufeira


    A travel blog entry by katecowell on Nov 11, 2015

    2 photos

    As most of you will know Suz and I are partial to a bit of shopping. And we have not been near a shop apart from food since Valladolid and some boots in Bordeaux so any way we have both been hot in bed with our duvets mine is a thick winter one so we have bought some thin covers we call them comforters in Australia reversible see pics. We had lunch in Burger King and more bananas ( it won't be ...

    It's been a hot one

    A travel blog entry by katecowell on Nov 10, 2015

    1 comment, 6 photos

    Done nothing today to write home about its hot and glorious. I got the bike mended by Andy a nice bloke from Cleveleys everyone is so helpful. Hi Helen I got your email thanks hope your getting the blog again. Hello to all of you who have not got bored by now. It's 4.30 and we are sitting in the bar with a small glass of beer because we get free wifi this is what it looks like from here. The glasses ...

    Market day

    A travel blog entry by katecowell on Nov 09, 2015

    1 comment, 3 photos

    Off to the market today an English guy here has a mini bus and organises trips out. Today was the market at Algoz it was a hot day again I think there must have been a delivery of socks and boxers this week there were hundreds of them. Lots of thermals too the Portuguese folk are all wearing long trousers and coats, anyone would think it was winter. ...

    More glorious sun

    A travel blog entry by katecowell on Nov 08, 2015

    2 photos

    It was quite windy this morning but it soon settled and was as hot as ever did some washing and all the stuff we need to do everyday. We got the bikes out again and it did not rain. We cycled towards Pera a village close to where we are. On the way we spied a sand sculpture display covering quite a large area you had to pay to see it. The theme was music and musicians forgot my phone so no pics sorry. I fell in ...

    A Day at the Beaches (not all fun!)

    A travel blog entry by nanaof7 on Oct 13, 2013

    2 comments, 14 photos

    ... to head for the beach. Marbella boasts a wonderful promenade where people walk, jog,and ride bikes along the beach. Today it was crammed with people as there was a four day festival going on called Walk With Me. Each day people joined together and walked a 20 km route to raise money for a worthy charity. Again there were lots of people in the water, sunbathing , and sitting in the restaurants that lined the promenade. It was time for us to do the same, so we ...