Algarve Casino Hotel
Praia da Rocha
LocationThis popular hotel overlooks the beautiful sandy beach of Praia da Rocha on the western coast of the Algarve. The beach is easily reached down a flight of steps from the hotel. It offers the first hotel casino in Portugal and enjoys a lively setting by the promenade. From here, guests will find an abundance of shops and entertainment venues. The harbour, Marina de PortimÃ£o, is only minutes away. Public transport departs from stops directly in front of the hotel and the nearest airport is 65 km from the hotel.
FacilitiesUnits include 16 suites, 208 single rooms and 192 double rooms located in a 6-storey main building and a 3-storey auxiliary building. Multilingual staff at the reception desk in the lobby are happy to answer any questions. Amenities include a cloakroom, baggage storage service, safe and currency exchange service. Wireless internet access is provided in public areas. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. A lift and wheelchair-accessible facilities are available. There are a number of shops as well. The grounds of the hotel feature a playground and a lovely garden. Additional amenities include a newspaper stand, a TV room and a playroom. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the garage (for a fee) or in the car park. Further services and facilities include a babysitting service (for a fee), a childcare service, room service (for a fee), a laundry service, a hairdresser, a coin-operated laundry and a page service. Active guests who wish to explore the surrounding area by bike will appreciate the bicycle hire service (for a fee). Bicycle storage is also available.
RoomsAir conditioning and individually adjustable heating ensure that rooms maintain comfortable temperatures. Guests can enjoy the sea view from a balcony or terrace. All rooms are carpeted and include a double bed. Children's beds and extra beds can be requested for younger guests. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. A direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels, a stereo system and WiFi (no extra charge) provide all the essentials for a comfortable holiday. A turndown service provides guests with additional comfort in the evening hours. Slippers are included. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower, a bathtub and a bidet. A hairdryer and bathrobes are available for daily use. Cosmetic products and a selection of towels provide additional comfort in the bathrooms. Guests can also book wheelchair-friendly rooms with wheelchair-accessible bathrooms. The hotel has non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms.
Sports/EntertainmentWhile the adults swim a few laps in the outdoor pool, children can enjoy splashing about in their own swimming area. Guests can treat themselves to refreshing drinks at the poolside snack bar and a relaxing soak in the hot tub (for a fee). A sun terrace, sun loungers, and parasols are available. Those who wish to stay active while on holiday can enjoy cycling/mountain biking and tennis. For a fee, golf is also available. The hotel offers indoor sporting activities such as a gym or, for a fee, table tennis. There is a wellness area with a spa, a hammam, hydrotherapy treatments and a solarium and, for an additional fee, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments. Additional leisure activities include a kids' club, live music and a casino.
MealsVarious dining options are available, including a dining room, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. A non-smoking restaurant with air conditioning, high chairs and a separate area for smokers is available to guests. Catering options include bed and breakfast, half board and full board. A generous breakfast buffet guarantees a great start to the day. At lunch, guests can choose between Ã la carte and a set menu. Dinner options include a buffet, Ã la carte and a set menu. Special meals, including diet meals, are also available.