Old Faro City: Best Hotels to Stay in


To date, Portugal provides many opportunities for living. Here you can find both fashionable hotels, and inexpensive camping sites, rural houses for rent. As the hotel business is strictly controlled by the state, the owners try to provide services at the highest level. After all, the slightest discrepancy in the rank of the “star” of the hotel, threatens to deprive such a profitable business. Hotels in Portugal are graded from five stars down. Hotels in Portugal usually offer half board.

If you go to Faro, you must know the best hotels to stay in Portugal, including luxury and budget ones.

Hotel Monaco

The Monaco Hotel is right near the Faro International Airport and the University of Algarve. There is a swimming pool with a sun deck on site. Rooms are made in warm colors, equipped with high-quality wood furniture and have the collection of stylish luxury paintings. Hotel serves a buffet breakfast in the Primavera restaurant. In addition, you are offered massage, body care procedures and cosmetic procedures. The hotel is situated in a calm area of Montenegro, near the Ria Formosa Park.

Family Country House

 It offers vacation homes with air conditioning and free private parking zone. Facilities include a living and dining area. Some houses have a terrace and a balcony. The kitchen has all the appliances for cooking food. In the complex, there is an outdoor swimming pool, open all year round. You can play table tennis. In the surroundings, there are conditions for playing golf and cycling.

Guest House Capitao Mor

The interior of the rooms of the hotel Capitão Mor is made in bright colors, complemented by colorful duvets. All rooms have a large wardrobe, a seating area and a TV with cable channels. The shared bathroom has a shower. This guest house offers a furnished rooftop terrace and individually decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi. Guests can rent a bicycle. There is a bar with a lot of drinks and a terrace to have a rest.

Residencial Dandy

This traditional hotel is ideally located in the historic center of Faro, just a 5-minute walk from the marina. One of the most budgetary options. It will be a great place to stay for the guests who were born in the 50’s and lovers of antiquity will like it too, since the interior is completely reminiscent of the houses of the 20th century. Rooms at the Residencial Dandy have all the necessary facilities for a comfortable stay. There is also a laundry service, a library and a shared computer with free Wi-Fi.

Faro Boutique Hotel

The three-star Faro Boutique Hotel is an ideal choice for connoisseurs of modern design. The rooms are tastefully decorated taking into account the latest interior trends and have the necessary furniture and appliances for a wonderful pastime. Prices are acceptable, not for thrifty guests. The hotel is particularly popular due to its favorable location – next to the Old Town of Faro.

You surely need a car to get to the hotel and to go sightseeing. Traveling around Portugal by car is quite comfortable – roads are almost everywhere in excellent condition, traffic jams are rare. To travel around Faro, the car is unlikely to be needed, but for country trips, it is simply irreplaceable. That’s why you need to use car rental in Faro, better in the airport. The cost of car rental depends on the brand and season.

Don’t forget to go to the market to buy elegant and stylish souvenirs made of cork or tiles “Azulezhush”.