At a Glance

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 1657 Reviews
3.0

Recommended for

  • Central location
  • No frills
  • Lively
  • Good for singles
  • Family friendly
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 1657 Reviews
3.0

Recommended for

  • Central location
  • No frills
  • Lively
  • Good for singles
  • Family friendly

Board basis explained

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.

Hotel Info

Overview

General Information:
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.

Hotel Information:
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.

Room Information:
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.

At a Glance

Board basis explained

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.

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Facilities

Hotel facilities

Pool and Wellness

  • Swimming Pool - Kids
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Activities

  • 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

General Info

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Check-in time ends midnight
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Elevator/lift
  • Check-in time starts Check-in after 3pm
  • Garden
  • Check-out by Check-out by 11am

Room facilities

Room Amenities

  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker

Internet, TV & Phone

  • Satellite television service
  • Wi-Fi WIFI only available in the Reception area and pool area

Rooms & Comfort

  • Balcony

Bath & Shower

  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Private bathroom

Housekeeping

  • Housekeeping - 5 days per week Cleaning is 5 times a week, no cleaning on Mondays and Fridays
  • Nearest airport
  • Time zone UK + 0 Hour
  • Currency € Euro
  • Plug

Location

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Attractions Nearby

  • 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
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Vilanova Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 1657 Reviews
3.0

Recommended for

  • Central location
  • No frills
  • Lively
  • Good for singles
  • Family friendly
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4/10 Average

04 April 2019

Villanova

Been here several times, basic but clean, and well cheap, much better and cheaper than a tent/caravan, back in October for another week

The best thing about my stay was...

Close to all restaurants, clubs, shops, and grounds kept clean, huge swimming pool
1/10 Okay

18 February 2019

Disgusting

Room was vile and smelly, was giving keys 2 another apartment, they Wernt any better, hairs in bed, rusty heating system dirty shower curtain, room,had not been dusted, ended up having to move to another hotel, which was cheaper, and beautiful and very clean.

The best thing about my stay was...

Central
8/10 Great

19 January 2019

Our kind off place

we have been to the Vilanova 3 time now, we really like the open grass and how the swimming area is laid out, perhaps the place could do with a lick of paint and and upgrade, it suits us, we had a Vila which we love, there is everything you need for a months stay, the staff are always friendly and nothing is too much trouble. we are definitely going back next year.

The best thing about my stay was...

the Villa
7/10 Good

10 December 2018

Excellent value

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.
7/10 Good

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
1/10 Okay

31 August 2018

Descraceful hotel

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
8/10 Great

02 June 2018

Nice and clean

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
3/10 Okay

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
7/10 Good

29 March 2018

Villanova

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
7/10 Good

14 March 2018

Vilanova Albufeira

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.

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