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Pension Bicuar Residential

PricelineUS$53*
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights at this lovely pension and I am very happy about my choice. The roof top terrace is of course the best thing - it is absolutely amazing and it feels like a little garden or get away itself with its wrap around view, BBQ and small tables - the whole decoration is intimate and lovely...

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Bransgore, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 8, 2017

This time we were only staying in olhao for two nights. We needed something central, reasonably priced and flexible. Geoff and his wonderful guest house definitely fitted the bill. We had a wonderful stay and thoroughly enjoyed having the flexibility of buying pastal de natas and taking them up to the roof terrace with tea and coffee from Geoff kitchen...

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pensionbicuarresiden, Owner at Pension Bicuar Residential, responded to this review

A pleasure to have you stay and thank you much for your kind review

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Run by a lovely Australian couple - Leonie and Geoff and their wonderful staff. Drinks and dinner on the roof top is wonderful. They have a bbq and kitchen available if you decide to have dinner in. Very centrally located.

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Waterloo, Belgium
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Our first stay in Portugal & with airbnb at Jeff & Leonie's wonderful guest house. Great situation, room was nice & big, great kitchen to make our own breakfast & magnificent roof top terrace to eat it and have our approach in the evening. Very clean and cleaning ladies were super helpful - as we're Jeff & Leonie. Only negative...

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Geoff and Leonie are warm and welcoming. The pensione is clean and comfortable in a superb location. The availability of a kitchen was a bonus and the rooftop view spectacular. Short walk to restaurants and cafes and if you are there on a Saturday you can visit the local produce market and sample the lical speciality - figs stuffed with...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Nice vintage pension in the center of Olhao. Lovely staff, especially Australian owner Jeff, who's always busy to make everyone feel comfortable. They also have a cool rooftop terrace to see the sunset! Only thing is the beds; for a tall Dutch man they're a little bit to short ;)

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed August 14, 2016

We arrived late afternoon for an overnight stay. The woman who greeted us didn't introduce herself and wasn't particularly warm or friendly, but she did offer to carry our bag up three flights. She was also very patient with check in procedures since we needed to get to an ATM. We didn't get to take advantage of the terrace or...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Bicuar was chosen as our second base while visiting the Algarves and after 5 wonderful days at Roaz de Bandeiras, we moved to Bicuar. We were given room 10, which Jeff, the owner, tells me is a last resort room. I can see why. We were right up the stairs from the main entrance so can hear all the ins...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I booked at the last minute, honest price and very Friendly staff and owners, with kitchen facilities, in old town. To Get the info about where to go and eat, there is free wifi too. A nice terrace on top to chill out that closes at 10pm. Rooms also have TV with BBC. No toilet inside rooms though. All in...

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 21, 2016

What a beautiful home from home ! me and a friend stayed here on a recommendation from someone I know who goes every year, and I can see why. It is a lovely quiet, homely place right in the centre of Olhao perfect location for a variety of places to eat and just 10 mins stroll from the ferries which...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quality budget accommodation is offered by this friendly pension/guesthouse in Olhão, situated in the heart of the fish & shellfish capital of the Algarve, very close to the waterfront, markets,restaurants and ferry to the wonderful islands just of the coast in the Ria Formosa National Park, where you will find the most beautiful (wild)beaches of Europe. If you like (sea)food and want to have a relaxing holiday we are waiting for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension Bicuar Residential

Address: Rua Vasco da Gama 5, Olhao 8700-522, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Olhao
Price Range: ₱2,453 - ₱3,457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Go for the top if you don't mind the three small flight of stairs, its worth it.”
Ylarna, Apr 7, 2017 | Read review
“best best view on the top floor, grill :), cleanness and plenty of travel tips”
gnini515, Oct 10, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms arre comfortable, but don't stay all day in the room. Use the roof terrace as much as possible. It is amazing.”
skr055, Aug 26, 2015 | Read review
“There is only one ensuite so book this if you can, however all the rooms have a lovely feel to them with pretty furniture and so on.”
MaryfromBristol, Feb 11, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms would be good, in a quiet street and close to everything.”
Jetlady2011, Sep 26, 2014 | Read review
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