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The Lake Resort

Faro, Portugal (FAO)

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Deluxe Single Room, Garden View

Deluxe Single Room, Garden View

1 queen bed or 1 twin bed
344-sq-foot (32-sq-meter) room, balcony with garden views

Entertainment - Free WiFi, satellite channels, and pay movies
Food & Drink - 24-hour room service and minibar
Sleep - Turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and slippers
Practical - Safe, desk, and access to in-room childcare; rollaway/extra beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
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Deluxe Single Room, Sea View

Deluxe Single Room, Sea View

1 queen bed or 1 twin bed
344-sq-foot (32-sq-meter) room, balcony with sea views

Entertainment - Free WiFi, satellite channels, and pay movies
Food & Drink - 24-hour room service and minibar
Sleep - Turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and slippers
Practical - Safe, desk, and access to in-room childcare; rollaway/extra beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
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Panoramic Single Room, View

1 queen bed or 1 twin bed
344-sq-foot (32-sq-meter) room, balcony with sea views

Entertainment - Free WiFi, satellite channels, and pay movies
Food & Drink - 24-hour room service and minibar
Sleep - Turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and slippers
Practical - Safe, desk, and access to in-room childcare; rollaway/extra beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
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Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Garden View

Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Garden View

1 queen bed or 2 twin beds
345-sq-foot (32-sq-meter) room, balcony with garden views

Entertainment - Free WiFi, satellite channels, and pay movies
Food & Drink - 24-hour room service and minibar
Sleep - Turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and slippers
Practical - Safe, desk, and access to in-room childcare; rollaway/extra beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
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1 queen bed or 2 twin beds
344-sq-foot (32-sq-meter) room with a balcony

Entertainment - Free WiFi, satellite channels, and pay movies
Food & Drink - 24-hour room service and minibar
Sleep - Turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and slippers
Practical - Safe, desk, and access to in-room childcare; rollaway/extra beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
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Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Sea View

Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Sea View

1 queen bed or 2 twin beds
345-sq-foot (32-sq-meter) room, balcony with sea views

Entertainment - Free WiFi, satellite channels, and pay movies
Food & Drink - 24-hour room service and minibar
Sleep - Turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and slippers
Practical - Safe, desk, and access to in-room childcare; rollaway/extra beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
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Panoramic Double or Twin Room

Panoramic Double or Twin Room

1 queen bed or 1 twin bed
345-sq-foot (32-sq-meter) room with a balcony

Entertainment - Free WiFi, satellite channels, and pay movies
Food & Drink - 24-hour room service and minibar
Sleep - Turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and slippers
Practical - Safe, desk, and access to in-room childcare; rollaway/extra beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
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Suite

1 queen bed or 2 twin beds
Features a private balcony

Entertainment - Free WiFi, satellite channels, and pay movies
Food & Drink - 24-hour room service and minibar
Sleep - Turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, jetted bathtub and separate shower
Practical - Safe, desk, and access to in-room childcare; rollaway/extra beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
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Panoramic Suite, 1 Bedroom

Panoramic Suite, 1 Bedroom

1 double and 1 sofa bed
743-sq-foot (69-sq-meter) room with a balcony

Entertainment - Free WiFi, satellite channels, and pay movies
Food & Drink - 24-hour room service and minibar
Sleep - Turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, separate bathtub and shower, bathrobes, and slippers
Practical - Sofa bed, safe, and desk; rollaway/extra beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
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Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room

1 double bed or 1 twin bed
345-sq-foot (32-sq-meter) room with a balcony

Entertainment - Free WiFi, satellite channels, and pay movies
Food & Drink - 24-hour room service and minibar
Sleep - Turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, separate bathtub and shower, bathrobes, and slippers
Practical - Safe, desk, and access to in-room childcare; rollaway/extra beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
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The Lake Resort
Praia Da Falesia, Apartado 811, Vilamoura, Portugal 8126

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 192 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature hair dryers and bathrobes.

Amenities
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Dining
Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/caf. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

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Know Before You Go

  • One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 137.5 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

AMENITIES:
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Babysitting
  • Business Center
  • Coffee Shop
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning Service
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Free Breakfast
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Kiddie Pool
  • Laundry Services/Laundry Facility
  • Library / Video Library
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Marina
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Outdoor Seasonal Pool
  • Poolside Bar
  • Porter / Bellhop
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Wedding Services
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 1100 reviews
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Submitted on 27-05-2016
We had a fabulous 4 days at the Lake Spa Resort. Accommodation and food were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff! I was fortunate enough to celebrate my birthday there and they delivered a bottle of champagne and birthday cake to my room. At the pool bar they misplaced our order but made up for they're error by providing it free of charge. All staff were friendly and helpful, chambermaids, poolside attendants, waiting staff and everyone on reception. This was our second visit a... Read more
from Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Submitted on 27-05-2016
I was suppose to be staying 9nights in this beautiful hotel however on Monday I would not bored the plane for personal reasons however when we informed the hotel that we would not be arriving they didn't even question refunding every single penny. I will eventually make it to this hotel one day.
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 27-05-2016
Lovely staff, fantastic location, okay breakfast. Not 5* when compared to the Conrad down the highway, best 3.5*. But beautiful gardens next to the beach. However the majority of the gardens are out out of bounds leaving you sunbathing in sardine cans, and very unconfortable ones! You will spot a resident because they're carrying a few blue towels under their arms, morning and night. Seriously, it's hard work to find a space to relax, dont stay if you're on holiday, Fine if you're on a tight bud... Read more
from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Submitted on 28-05-2016
Second visit to this wonderful 5* hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were well equipt and provided free water , coffee and hot drinks which were replenished daily. 3 open air pools with plenty of sun beds and free towels. Breakfast was excellent with a superb choice of hot and cold food, many items cooked fresh to your requirements.
from Ruislip, Middlesex
Submitted on 29-05-2016
In all the years we've been coming to Vilamoura, we've never stayed here. We will be coming back though. What a fantastic five star hotel. The staff were so friendly, especially Ana, on reception and the guy in the bar (sorry I didn't get your name), who was so busy but always had time to talk and remembered what you liked to drink. He also made great Brand Alexander's! The bar area is nice and there is a library area there too. The rooms are spacious and clean. Walk in shower was amazing. You g... Read more
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 01-06-2016
what a lovely hotel very clean staff very friendly food was good the pools very nice lovely relaxing beds around pool nice chill out areas I would recommend this hotel 5 minute walk to the marina shops and bars
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 02-06-2016
Having been taken to this beautiful hotel, my husband and myself found it to be " all you could ask for" The grounds and facilities were delightful, so were all the staff, and we hope we can return there sometime soon.
from Alsager
Submitted on 03-06-2016
This is the place to stay. The staff are absolutely the best. It's not perfect but that keeps everyone on their toes. The beach bar is fab....even celebrities staying failed to unnerve us (and they they seemed so lovely). There is so much to do here. The gym is average, but frankly we are on holiday so the bar is more important. The walk into town is quick and if you really want to eat at the hotel it is really top notch...we named one of the lobsters on death row ''Roy" after the England mana... Read more
from Grantham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 04-06-2016
Beautiful hotel with stunning grounds and pools. Staff all very attentive and helpful nothing is too much trouble. Rooms very clean. Breakfast is superb. Lovely destination. Weather was absolutely perfect!
from Birmingham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 06-06-2016
Stayed for 4 nights with my wife last week of May and despite it being 1/2 term break and quite populated by families there was still plenty of space to have a quite few days - excellent facilities and staff, walking distance to the Marina, but not really suitable for beach lovers as it is a good 10 minute walk, but other than that i can't think of anything negative to say.
from somerset
Submitted on 25-06-2016
my wife and i went to this hotel at the end of may for 10 days.i cant really think of any negatives about the hotel.the staff were really friendly and helpful.the breakfast was really good with plenty of choice.our room was very clean as was all the hotel.there were plenty of sun beds available although during our second week which was half term they did get a little scarce.it isnt only the germans that get the towels out. the location of the hotel is brilliant just a 5 to 10 minute walk to the ... Read more
from Northwich, United Kingdom
Submitted on 27-06-2016
Fantastic hotel, great helpful staff, with very high service levels. Lots of sun beds around and private areas if you want to get away from the pool areas. we were B & B, and breakfast was certainly 4+stars. Close enough for a 10 minute walk into Vilamoura harbour for night life and restauraunts
from Northampton, United Kingdom
Submitted on 28-06-2016
This is a very good hotel. The rooms virtually all have a balcony and sea view and are a good size and very clean and comfortable. The wi-fi is free and a good speed. Breakfast was never crowded and the food was always fresh and plentiful.
from London
Submitted on 29-06-2016
Saw one sulky-faced waitress at the breakfast buffet, but otherwise every single member of staff at this hotel was friendly, efficient and courteous - and that makes a big difference to your overall holiday experience. The bed is big and comfy, the room is large and has a pleasant view (if not quite "panoramic", as advertised), and it's handily placed to walk to the nearby Marina, where you can find dozens of restaurants, and where the overall feel is refined and middle-class - no yobs, even th... Read more
from Coventry, United Kingdom
Submitted on 30-06-2016
Just returned from our second visit to this fabulous hotel. Really can't fault it. Rooms spacious, ours was garden view. staff very friendly and polite and can't do enough for you Breakfast excellent. Poolside bar very good. Sunbed area is immaculate with plenty of sun loungers. The lawned grounds are really well kept. It really is worth a visit and we will definitely be back. Well deserved 5 stars.
from Liverpool
Submitted on 07-07-2016
Visited the hotel end of June beginning of July we stayed in a double panoramic room on the 2nd floor. Gorgeous room everything you need and more. Hotel staff exceptional spa facilities amazing had a Jasmine experience massage...gorgeous and very relaxing. Breakfasts were very varied lots of choice and excellent quality. Enjoyed a gorgeous bucks fizz on a couple of days. 5 minute walk to the beach and beautiful landscaped gardens to walk around. 5 minute walk to the marina and there is a multitu... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 09-07-2016
This is my second time at the resort. As per my previous comments in September 2015, the WIFI connectivity remains an issue. There is virtually no connectivity pool side for my 5 days. During the stay, there were a group of lads (10-12) who consistently played loud music and wanted to provide us with full details on their previous evenings activities. These guys were your typical english lager louts and this resort doesn't need that type of character. We suffered them for a few days, before th... Read more
from County Longford, Ireland
Submitted on 09-07-2016
Just returned from a weeks holiday in the lake resort and it was wonderful. We stayed on the 4th floor overlooking the pool, lake and had a sea view. The staff are so helpful and welcoming and pleasant. The breakfast was excellent, great choice and a really relaxed atmosphere. Marina and beach only a few mins walk away. A good gym and the spa was lovely. The hotel was well ran and spotlessly clean. I would really recommend this hotel and will definitely be returning.
from Leeds, United Kingdom
Submitted on 10-07-2016
This is my second time staying at this hotel - my previous stay was 3 years ago hence I returned hoping for the same experience if not one which was an improvement on last time. I have recommended various friends to this hotel in the past, all of whom have had positive experiences however in honesty I was disappointed. Firstly, I'll point out the positives: - The spa facilities and indoor pool are fantastic as is the scenery within the complex. - The location of the hotel is fantastic in rel... Read more
from Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Submitted on 11-07-2016
Booked this hotel due to good reviews and were not disappointed. We were in a garden room which was comfortable and spotless. Staff went out of their way to be helpful and service excellent. Breakfast was good, ate in Fusion one evening which was very good. The lovely garden could be walked through to get to the beach, about 5 mins away. There were always plenty of sunbeds available despite people putting towels on those around the pools and not using them for hours! The hotel is a short walk... Read more
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Submitted on 14-07-2016
we had visited in July 2016. the kids loved it. we stayed in the apartments. it was very good and clean. food around the pool was excellent, highly recommended. The beach is only 5 mint away by walk. we had a great time. also the marina is near by 3mint walking. you have a lot of restaurants and shops.
from Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Submitted on 14-07-2016
Would highly recommend this hotel families and couples. Although the hotel is very children friendly there are areas of the resort you can have peace and quiet. The facilities are excellent and food is very good. The free spa with sauna, Turkish bath and jacuzzis are a great addition and one which is rarely found in hotels free of charge. The marina is a 5 minute walk and there are plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from. The only reason I didn't give this hotel an excellent rating is ther... Read more
from Swindon, United Kingdom
Submitted on 14-07-2016
From start to,finish our stay was fabulous - it was our anniversary and they sent a complimentry bottle of bubbly and strawberries to our room - what a lovely gesture - the grounds of the hotel are beautiful and kept clean - the breakfasts were amazing - you wanted for nothing - so much choice. The room was nice and spacious and shower room was excellent. Overall I would thoroughly recommend a stay here
from Hughenden
Submitted on 15-07-2016
3rd visit.... Great welcome .. Room in the third floor.. Of main building... Great view. Rooms well equipped... We did find that the evening maid service came very early..before 6. For me the best part was we were in a room in the atrium and once the door was shut it was very peaceful... Big big plus for me. They nd proofing. All the rooms are the same. Breakfast.. Good quality but the restaurant is very uninspiring for a 5 star hotel.. They have built an extension to the restaurant which was ... Read more
from Cheshire
Submitted on 15-07-2016
A lovely hotel in a fabulous location. Loads of lovely restaurants and bars within 5 mins walk at the marina. Beautiful grounds. Staff need to stick to the sun bed policy and remove towels from hogged sunbeds. Around the pools Towels put down first thing and a lot still with no one there at 11.30. Lots of other sun beds further from the pools. This is my only gripe. Pictures were taken early morning before breakfast. Had a wonderful stay.
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Submitted on 17-07-2016
Rooms- dated furniture and have noisy tiled flooring. I have nothing against tiles except you can hear people scraping furniture at ridiculously early hours of the morning. We were on the ground floor near the spa but it was still noisy. We asked to move rooms because the room had a path next to the patio doors so it wasnt very private but were told they had no rooms and that we should go to reception and ask again the next day. Five star service? Surely they could have made a note of our reque... Read more
from Bradford, United Kingdom
Submitted on 17-07-2016
We have just come back from a fabulous holiday at this hotel!! The room was spacious, and very quiet at night, must have had good sound proofing. It had a separate bathroom (with bath and shower included) and toilet, there was plenty of wardrobe space for myself, husband and son. The maid came every day to clean the room and it was spotless. There are two swimming pools, a lake with free pedalos and kayaks with a man made beach area too. There is a play area for the children with lots for th... Read more
from Dundee, United Kingdom
Submitted on 18-07-2016
This was our second visit to Vilamoura having stayed in the Crowne Plaza last year and I would definitely say this is a step up from the Crowne Plaza however if I compare this to the Elysium Hotel in Paphos (both classed as 5* resorts) which I have visited previously, then it falls a little short. The Goods Breakfast - Excellent Choice and decent quality food Pool Area & Hotel Grounds - Vast Grounds which you can walkaround to your hearts content and we even had a little tour around the lake ... Read more
from Hawarden, United Kingdom
Submitted on 19-07-2016
No doubt this is one of the best hotels I have stayed in. We stayed for 11 nights, B&B, and would definitely look to go back again. We travelled with our young daughter (3) and found both the hotel and the resort of Vilamoura to be perfect for us. It is a very family friendly environment, with the sandy beach pool in the hotel really epitomising this. Our daughter absolutely loved playing in this and gave her easy access to the pool. We stayed on the 3rd floor and if I was going back I th... Read more
from Bewdley, United Kingdom
Submitted on 19-07-2016
Our third visit to this hotel. Wonderful location, excellent services. Fantastic for children with stunning gardens and pools. Such a shame that the customer service at check in was so poor. If you have a complaint to make nobody takes ownership and nothing will be done. This ruined our third experience of this hotel which WAS our favourite in the Algarve.
from Bristol, United Kingdom
Submitted on 20-07-2016
A long weekend with the aim to relax with some luxury along the way ; really lived upto expectations, very impressed with a professional & fast check in despite very late arrival. Room was nice although not lavish & to be fair a little noisy early in the mornings due to traffic. Double glazing suspect but nit picking ( room 374). Hotel pools, bar & daily towel for sun loungers services all good & fine selection of cocktails including a rather delicious Strawberry Daquiri ......... Location is fa... Read more
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Submitted on 21-07-2016
I spent a week at the resort and it lived up to expectations. The grounds were beautiful and the staff were fantastic. There are 3 pools including a beach pool and also a big lake where you can use a pedalo or kayak. You have a 5 minute walk to the beach and marina, so you are very well placed for Vilamoura. The only negative is people putting towels on the sunbeds even though you are not supposed to and then seeing those same people not even using them for most of the day. That said I woul... Read more
from Stafford, United Kingdom
Submitted on 22-07-2016
Have seen this hotel many times in the past and thought we'd try it . Booked a panoramic view room , and this was fab . Lovely bathroom and a separate room for the toilet .The grounds are amazing , three great outdoor pools .We stayed on a b&b basis and the breakfast was really nice .Would highly recommend this hotel
from Smiles4travel
Submitted on 22-07-2016
nice resort bigger then most we encountered in the Portugal. Very family friendly without being obnoxiously so. There is a makeshift beach area for little ones and beach lovers. Nice pool area and a decent breakfast buffet (standard with all your creature comforts. The people who worked the grounds were very nice and helpful. Wifi was not the most reliable. The location is great walking distance to the Marina and all its happenings
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Submitted on 22-07-2016
We have just returned from a fantastic week at the Lake spa resort, we loved it and would definitely recommend it. Check in was great, we arrived in the morning and our room was not ready although we were not expecting it to be. The staff gave us a complimentary drinks voucher and called us when the room was ready (still significantly before the 2pm check in time). The spa treatments were quite expensive but worth it. Breakfast was really good, so much choice. The pools were great especially ... Read more
from Vilamoura
Submitted on 24-07-2016
Just back from a weeks holiday at the lakes hotel in villamoura what a beautiful hotel, grounds are stunning, checking in was so quick. We had a garden view deluxe room which was lovely, beds are fantastic as I don't normally sleep well in hotel beds but slept like a baby, there was no rowdy music to keep you awake all night, only criticism I have is staff could be a bit more cheerful when we went down for breakfast not many smiled or said good morning when you spoke to them also would be great ... Read more
from Sao Paulo, SP
Submitted on 24-07-2016
We've spent 8 days at the lake resort. We had mixed feelings about the experience, so below I will list the pros and cons: Pros: some villas facing the marina, big 2bdr villas, with kitchen, two bathrooms, big pool, free use of pedalos and breakfast and pool bar with nice food. Variety good too. Free parking for two cars. Cons: the picture that show the 2br villa in the hotel website was not what we get. Our villa was in the ground floor which is nice because we have three kids, but was old, t... Read more
from Epsom, United Kingdom
Submitted on 25-07-2016
We had only been for a drink in the Lake Spa on a previous visit to the area but my daughter booked this as a surprise for my big birthday and it couldn't have been better. We could not fault the hotel at all - the staff, the facilities, the beautiful grounds, and we never found it a problem to find a sunbed whatever time we ventured out. The breakfast was superb with something for everyone. We tried to arrange a late check out but this wasn't possible as the hotel was full and we were allowe... Read more
from Weybridge, United Kingdom
Submitted on 25-07-2016
Everything was excellent. The service top class, from the cleaners to senior members everyone was friendly and said hello to you and was welcoming. No hassle from reps trying to sell you things/trips around the pool area or reps in general from the hotel trying to sell you excursions. If you wanted to go on a trip, all you had to do was ask. The food was really good and the background music was good. No loud music blaring out at all times of the day, the only noise was from the children in the p... Read more
from Nittingham
Submitted on 25-07-2016
We have just come back from a staying here for 8 days and it has been a fab experience. This place is right across from the marina so it takes no time at all to get there. It's also only about 10 mins walk to the beach. The hotel is so nice we didn't want to leave it at all in the day. The sand pool was great and so was the other two pools. The breakfast was fab and all the staff are so friendly. It's probably the most friendliest place I've been. It's great for kids as it has a kids club so g... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 29-07-2016
I booked a 4 night stay as a treat for my birthday. I wish I'd stayed longer. The hotel is extremely spacious and comfortable and has great facilities. The breakfast buffet was excellent. Definitely spoiled for choice. There's something for everyone - all beautifully presented and delicious too. They had a BBQ on our first night - everything was scrumptious and plentiful. The Spa was one of the best (if not the best) I have ever used. The staff throughout the hotel are all very friendly a... Read more
from Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
Submitted on 30-07-2016
this is an amazing resort, friendly and accomadating. the rooms are fantastic and the bathrooms work really well too. the staff couldnt do enough to help make our break enjoyable and pleasent. There are plenty of sunbeds, and if you choose to venture to the other side of the lake for a bed, drinks will be bought to you on their exclusive buggys, drinks on laps, as requested. The harbour is a short walk and beautiful, lots of choice for food and drinks, and the boats are stunning, icecream is ep... Read more
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Submitted on 31-07-2016
Just back from a super 10 day break at the Lake Resort. We've stayed in numerous hotels in the Algarve and this was the best. Beautiful hotel, grounds and pools. All the food we ate was excellent and the BBQ on the terrace was a great night of food, fun and chat. The only issue was the kids club. We paid for our kids to use the facility but some of their friends did not making it a bit divisive and creating a bit of a an issue. I wonder if charging for the club is sensible as it largely seemed v... Read more
from Ireland
Submitted on 02-08-2016
Great resort, excellent facilities & location ! Food in all areas excellent ! Gym could do with more equipment & a general upgrade ! Stayed in both hotel rooms & appartment & would recommend hotel rooms over apartments !
from Lake District
Submitted on 03-08-2016
A great hotel situated a short walk to the beach and to Villamoura Marina. Hotel Staff very accommodating ... No ask was out of there reach... To name a few names Viktor (Front Desk), Luis (Runner - Pool bar) Nuno Gomes & Julio (Pool bar) worked diligently throughout our holiday period.! The Hotel has a Spa and Gym complete with the latest (great) equipment and facilities...! The Rooms are spacious good views - air con which is a relief from the days sun...! The Hotel has a somewhat unique... Read more
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Submitted on 03-08-2016
Another outstanding stay at the Lake Resort. Great to see the same high standards year after year. The staff really make this experience all the more special. The Pool team are on hand to make sure you have everything you need at the pool...and remove towels from beds after 2 hours. The Bar offer pool service, and the staff were all proactive in taking your order to your lounger. In particular Denyse at the Blue Lagoon pool bar made our lunch time dining experience special this year....remembere... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 04-08-2016
I came back three days ago from a 10 day stay at this hotel. I stayed with my partner and our two adult children. We had booked 3 Deluxe Garden rooms and, on arrival, were told that only ONE room had been booked. Luckily, I had my paperwork on me stating that there were 4 guests expected and 3 rooms booked. We were very stressed as we were informed that the hotel was fully booked from the following day. The receptionist, Anna, who was extremely kind and helpful blocked a 2 bedroom apartment for... Read more
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Submitted on 05-08-2016
Marvellous hotel, staff were very helpful, place was beautiful. the spa was enjoyable and relaxing. Massage was great. Food in the fusion restaurant was amazing!! what more could you ask for. Sun, Sea and friends!!!
from Stockholm, Sweden
Submitted on 05-08-2016
Great location near the Marina. Food at the hotel and at the Marina was excellent. Hot stones massage at the resort was okay. Good activities for family if required. Nice roons with a view and the beach was nice
from Dublin, Ireland
Submitted on 07-08-2016
This was our first time in Vilamoura and from the moment we arrived, we were glad that we had chosen the Lake Resort. The hotels location in my opinion is perfect, the secluded grounds are a short 5 minute walk to the busy marina and a 2 minute walk to the beach. We booked a delux sea view room which did not disappoint, the view was amazing, there was a balcony to sit out on, the room was spotless and all facilities were modern and well maintained. The grounds in general, but in particular ... Read more
from Cork, Ireland
Submitted on 10-08-2016
We recently visited the Lake Resort for 11 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We travelled with a 4 month old baby and the hotel could not have been more helpful to ensure we enjoyed our first holiday with a small baby. The hotel and all its rooms are spotlessly clean, its located just a short stroll from the marina and the staff are very friendly and helpful. They provided us with a steriliser for the duration of our stay which was very useful and saved us having to drag ours with us. Food... Read more
from Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Submitted on 11-08-2016
This hotel is simply stunning. I brought my husband here for his 40th birthday and we were not disappointed. All the staff are amazing from reception to the breakfast room and the bars. I had contacted the manager Robert neves prior to our holiday to ask for a specific room, upon arrival he had honoured it and my husband had a birthday cake and champagne waiting in the room. Lovely touch. I had booked a panoramic view room but wanted a bigger balcony so we was put in room 350, stunning room wi... Read more
from UNITED KINGDOM
Submitted on 11-08-2016
We chose this hotel to celebrate a special Wedding Anniversary. We knew the resort, having spent some time there with family last year celebrating a family wedding in the area. Booked hotel on a B&B option with Sunshine Holidays in a standard garden view room for a great price (and on arrival were upgraded to a lake view room overlooking the courtyard and pool) which was fabulous. The breakfast buffet was excellent - so much choice and the staff cannot do enough for you. We chose to eat at th... Read more
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Submitted on 12-08-2016
Spent 3 nights with my hubby and we were very happy with their services. The live music + Asian fusion buffet dinner on Wednesday night was awesome. Room was clean and well kept. Just a short stroll to the Marina where there are lots of restaurants and shops. Only negative would have been a different variety for their breakfast buffet. We will definitely recommend this resort and it deserves a 5 star for sure
from Belfast, United Kingdom
Submitted on 14-08-2016
When we checked in our room was not ready so we were directed to Gustatio, for a delicious breakfast buffet Them we took our went down to the pools. There was four pools, the indoor pool did not allow children and teenagers to enter so we used the outdoor pools. I really enjoyed the sandy freshwater pool, as the other pools were usually crowded. When we did get our room, it was small but had a brilliant design and very comfy beds. Another feature of the hotel is the kayaks and pedalos, great fun... Read more
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Submitted on 14-08-2016
Stayed a week here and the experience was great. Staf very helpful and nice. Lovely atmosphere and great place. Very close to the beach and marina. Lovely rooms with nice balcony. Love it and will be back..
from Bristol, United Kingdom
Submitted on 29-08-2016
I stayed with my Wife at the hotel just over a week ago. Like many tourists we did our homework using trip advisor etc, the last 3 trips we have had have all been at 5* hotels in Rome, Manhattan and Amsterdam. We had a certain expectation in light of previous holidays and given how much we paid for 9 nights at the hotel, (worked out £240 per night, this includes breakfast) the room we had simply did not cut the mustard. I was surprised that our room was so average when you consider the valet p... Read more
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Submitted on 30-08-2016
We just left this hotel where we stayed for 9 nights and we're really confused whether to ever go back there or not, everything is good about this hotel but we really believe it's overpriced for what is!! Poor quality of beds and just unacceptable house keeping, extremely mediocre cleaning of the rooms we've never seen anything like this before they just roughly make the beds and put chocolate !! Imagine staying in a room and a bathroom that has not be cleaned for 10 days !! We've made a reque... Read more
from Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Submitted on 03-09-2016
Sadly this Hotel is not a 5 star hotel, more like a 4 star! We are extremely disappointed with the complex, we have stopped in many 5 star hotels across the world and this certainly should not be classified as one. The bathrooms, flooring, wardrobes, pool beds and sun umbrellas all require attention. We even had ants in our room, on the 3rd floor! Most of the Staff, specifically Reception appear to be unprofessional, with a very laid back attitude. The breakfast is good but not exceptional. We ... Read more
from Coventry, United Kingdom
Submitted on 03-09-2016
This hotel has everything. Whether you are travelling as a couple, a small family or a group of families, everything is there. Wonderful beach pool for the young kids, and 2 separate outdoor pools and an indoor pool. Food is incredible, and breakfast is fantastic. Room service isn't particular expensive but amazing, virtually all food comes with chips, lots of it! Away from the hotel, Felisia beach is a 10 minute walk (and you can use the nearby restaurant's towel system too using your hotel ho... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 07-09-2016
Another fabulous visit to this wonderful resort. Few more people here this time, but still comfortable for all people. From Vitor in reception to Kevin at the poolside bar - always made to feel very welcome. Top Class service. Top Class resort. See you next year.
from Rugby, United Kingdom
Submitted on 09-09-2016
This hotel has the rooms, the views, the location and the customer service. Comes at a price but you get what you pay for. Recommended if you have children as you are away from the boom boom music around the Marina.
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 12-09-2016
We booked this holiday in January 2016, for myself, my wife and our 1 year old daughter. We chose a garden view room as these cater best for families and are on the lower floors but nearest reception plus entrance to eateries, pools, spas etc. We had a thoroughly great time and the staff were out of this world. During our stay it was my birthday, the staff didn't explicitly ask me when my birthday was but on scanning our passports on admission must have made a note of this, they also noted my d... Read more
from Dubai
Submitted on 12-09-2016
This hotel is on a good location. It is a 10 minute walk to the beach and the marina is also a 5 short distance away. The hotel room was spacious with a nice king-sized bed. I stayed in a deluxe garden view room. The view was lovely. The balcony and room furniture looked a little tired but it was clean. The television had a good selection of english stations. The hotel has 3 large pools. It was very busy by the pool and there was often a queue at 8am at the towel station. The buffet breakfast wa... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 13-09-2016
On our first visit to the Algarve/Vilamoura, it's difficult to see how we could have stayed in a better hotel/resort that the Lake Spa Resort. It is ideally located for: A) Golfers: There are probably at least 6-10 quality courses within 30 minutes (many much closer!) and most will arrange a pick-up service from the Resort; B) Swimmers/Sun Bathers: Three different pools - one sea water one with a sandy bottom - to choose from. Also - and despite the brigade of 'baggers' who seem to appear as ... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 15-09-2016
Lovely hotel, lovely room, great facilities, helpful & friendly staff. Short stroll to the Marina with many restaurants & bars The "free" local golf course transit shuttle bus quick & easy to order from reception
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Submitted on 16-09-2016
Having stopped at other top rated Hotels in the area in the last 12 months or so, I had things to compare this top rated Hotel. The rooms are a little tired and the balconies not private as described. After bringing our issues to the management, they couldn't do enough to improve our stay. The Hotel in fairness is due a redec. The daytime staff are 5 star and the grounds and pools are fantastic. Would u stay here again .. yes !
from San Diego, California
Submitted on 16-09-2016
This is a great property with courteous employees, nice grounds and good pools. We really enjoyed our stay that began with complimentary champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries that they gave us when finding out it was a special trip. The pool lounges were easily available, but this may be due to it being the shoulder season as the typical, have-to-get-out-at-7am-to put-towels-on-the-lounger-but-not-show-backup-until-noon, folks were still active... Rooms were spacious with nice balconies ... Read more
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Submitted on 17-09-2016
Had a lovely time and grounds are definitely 5 star but internally hotel rooms are a bit tired looking and in need of an update which for me brings down the rating. This was coupled with the fact that breakfast was more often than not luke warm. Apart from this the staff were all tremendous and very helpful although i wasn't overly impressed with the hospitality during checkout - the person was a little cold and robotic. Location wise was perfect - not sure if I'd stay here again as there are fa... Read more
from Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Submitted on 19-09-2016
Just returned having spent 10 days at The Lake Resort. the feature of the hotel is the lake and grounds which are a great backdrop and where you can enjoy a tranquil walk to get away from the busy pool areas.The hotel is also a five minute walk from the beach and marina. We had booked a panoramic room which was on the third floor but would save money and go for a normal deluxe room. A disappointing feature for us was the room balconies are tiny and offer no room to move or privacy to sit and en... Read more
from Bathgate, United Kingdom
Submitted on 19-09-2016
From the moment you walk into reception you know it's going to be a great hotel, great welcome at check in where everything is explained about the hotel while your bags are taken to the room. Our room was lovely with a great view of the pools, the lake and marina. Plenty of sun loungers available with towels and cushions supplied, special mention to the boys at the pool there were always available to help with the beds and parasols. We were b&b, breakfast was great with plenty of choice, we als... Read more
from Buckingham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 20-09-2016
Although much larger than we normally look for in a hotel, we had a very good all round experience. The hotel grounds and pool areas are well laid out and we never had a problem getting sunbeds and umbrellas. The pools are very shallow so you have to take care not to scrape your knees or toes when swimming. If they could make one of their pools deeper it would be appreciated by adults who want to have a good swim. The pool bar serves the usual lunches and delicious ice cream but I feel this h... Read more
from Swansea, United Kingdom
Submitted on 22-09-2016
This hotel is simply brilliant, caters absolutely brilliantly to your needs. Location is a 5 minute stroll from the habour which is full of family filled restaurants and bars, also the marina is just beautiful. plenty of choices to eat and the people are so friendly
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