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Offering a central location in Faro, Aqua Ria Boutique Hotel offers modern and elegant accommodations in the main shopping street, Rua de Santo António. It includes free WiFi access and a restaurant downstairs. All air-conditioned, soundproofed rooms include a brown décor and wooden floors, plus a flat-screen cable TV, mini fridge and a safe. The private bathroom comes with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Aqua Ria Boutique Hotel features solar panel water heating plus an energy and water automatic management system. Some rooms offer views of Faro Marina and Ria Formosa. The Costa Algarvia Restaurant serves the best local cuisine made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Guests are a few steps away from the lively nightlife area, featuring bars, clubs and restaurants. The old town is within a 2-minute walk, where guests will find the ancient walls and Faro Archaeological Museum, set within the cloister of a former convent. Faro Beach is 6.2 mi away. Faro Bus Station, Eva, is less than 984 feet away from Aqua Ria Boutique Hotel, and the train station is 492 feet further. Faro International Airport is within 5 mi and the boutique hotel can arrange an airport shuttle.

This is our guests' favorite part of Faro, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Aqua Ria Boutique Hotel has been welcoming guests since Sep 9, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Faro, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, American

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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


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Free WiFi
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  • Deann
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location, loved the balcony looking over town and sea.
  • Christopher
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was great and the staff were fantastic
  • Bronwyn
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was perfect. Shopping and restaurants nearby.
  • Leihui
    1. The location is pretty nice; 2. room is big and the balcony is nice!
  • Bronwyn
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Lots of restaurants within walking distance and convenience shops as well.
  • Karen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent small boutique hotel, great price and great location steps from the center of Faro. Only a 5 minute walk to bus and train stations making it easy to get anywhere in Portugal. It is a bit loud from street noise but bring ear plugs and it...
  • James
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location is great, right in town. Room for 4 was more spacious than most in Europe. Clean and good shower.
  • Horacio
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Decent price for decent room. Very close to city center and shops around Faro
  • Stillman
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very welcoming staff, perfect location and a really good restaurant, too. And an elevator!
  • Adriana
    Nice spacious room, comfy large beds, great lighting, it's got everything you need and great location since it's right in the center of Faro,
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Property questions and answers
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  • Will your hotel restaurant be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas day? Thanks

    Restaurant is open 24/12 for lunch. Day 25/12 will not function
    Answered on 17 November 2019
  • What time is breakfast?

    Our Breakfast time is from 07.30 to 10.30, if you leave before this time we can organize a breakfast pack for you. Thank you
    Answered on 21 August 2020
  • Hi how much for the car park near your hotel ?

    Good evening, Thank you very much for your question. We have a car parking that is around 500mts away from the hotel where you can park free of charge.
    Answered on 13 March 2020
  • Hi My check in time would be around 00.30 after midnight, do you allow late check ins? Thanks

    Hi yes we do. Thank you
    Answered on 21 November 2021
  • do you have to book your car parking space in advance ?

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your message we have a parking place near us in order to take your bags, the near free parking is about 500 meters at " Lar..
    Answered on 24 November 2020
  • How much is the airport shuttle please?

    Hello, We have shuttle service / taxi available at any time and it costs around 15€-18€
    Answered on 22 October 2022
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Costa Algarvia
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean • Portuguese

Amenities of Aqua Ria Boutique Hotel

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator
  • Bar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

House rules

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From 2:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Aqua Ria Boutique Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the 50% deposit charged on day of booking. The remaining amount must be paid at check-in. Aqua Ria Boutique Hotel will contact guests with further details.

Guests should inform Aqua Ria Boutique Hotel of their invoicing details (Name, Address and VAT number) at the time of booking.

License number: RNET 7680