Travelling to the Algarve and wondering where to stay in Faro.
Faro is a great place to stay for its historical centre, and nearby beaches. In this article I will help you find the best place to stay in Faro no matter what your budget. So whether you are looking for boutique hotels, cheap hotels, guest houses or hostels we’ve got you covered.
Generally tourists book accommodation within 300m of Faro Marina and the historic centre. Faro is a compact city and this area covers most of the main sights, the bus and train stations and lots of restaurants, shops and cafés.
Eva Senses $$$
Located in front of the marina with both the historic centre and the bus station just a few minutes walk away. If you are looking for Faro hotels with a pool Eva Senses Hotel offers an outdoor roof- top pool, health club with sauna and Turkish bath. Look for a room with a view of the marina and Ria Formos National Park.
Hotel Faro & Beach Club $$$
Centrally located modern hotel with spacious rooms. Hotel Faro and Beach Club is within a short walking distance of the historic centre and bus station. During the summer season the hotel operates a free shuttle service to the beach where you can enjoy the hotel’s beach club. There is roof-top bar with small outdoor pool.
Aqua Ria Boutique Hotel $$$
Boutique style hotel located in the town centre within walking distance of museums, monuments, restaurants and the marina. The 17 rooms are modern and elegant offering single, double and family accommodation. Some of the rooms have views of the marina and the Ria Formosa.
Alameda Exclusive House $$$
This unique Faro hotel hostel hybrid can accommodate 56 guests in private rooms and hostel beds. Housed in a restored 17th century building near the historic centre of town. Inside the decor is cozy, modern and functional. There is a restaurant specialising in Mediterranean cuisine and a shared kitchen if you’d prefer to prepare your own food. There is also a rooftop bar where you can sit and relax.
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Dom Bernardo *** $$
Located in the centre of Faro close to the marina and major attractions, shops and restaurants. Housed in a charming building the rooms are simple but comfortable.
Stay Hotel Faro *** $$
The 3 star Stay Hotel in Faro, Portugal is located about a 10 minute walk from the historic centre. There are 60 simply furnished rooms spread over five floors. Perfect for a city break.
Hotel Sol Algarve ** $$
Looking for Faro family hotels? The Hotel Sol Algarve is located in the city centre and only 5 a minute walk to the bus and train station. One child under the age of 16 can stay for €15 extra a night in a spare bed. Children under the age of 2 are free and all children under the age of 6 can stay for an extra €8 a night in an extra bed.
Hotel Adelaide Budget ** $
Located in the town centre this is a good choice for one of the best cheap hotels in Faro. It will suit bargain hunters looking for a great location. A 10 minute walk from the marina and bus station. There is a shared kitchen where you can prepare your own food.
Hotel Afonso III Budget ** $
Less than a 5 minute walk to the bus and train station. Near Faro old town.
Guest Houses, Hostels & B&B’s
Residencial A Doca – Guest house Faro
Stay in the heart of the city near the marina. This Faro guest house is surrounded by restaurants, cafés and shops. Some of the rooms have a balcony with views of the marina.
Residencial Avenida Faro – Guest house
Located almost opposite the entrance to the bus staion and just a few minutes walk from the town centre.
São Filipe Guest house
Near the bus and train station and within a few minutes walk of the the town centre. The rooms are basic and the decor is bright and friendly. There is a small rooftop terrace where you can enjoy a drink from the bar.
Story Guest house Faro
Great location within a short walking distance of the town centre.The shared bathrooms are reflected in the price. Story Guest house Faro has a communal kitchen where you can Prepare your own food and a sunny terace for relaxing.
Lemon Tree Stay Faro B&B
Bed and breakfast accommodation in beautifully decorated surroundings. Very central location just a few minutes walk to Rua St António ( the main shopping street) and about a 10 minute walk to the bus station. There are plenty of restaurants and cafés nearby and also a shared fully equipped kitchen if you’d like to prepare your own food.
Lemon Tree Urban Camping
Unique accommodation offering camping in the city. The small tents are open plan and made of wood. The location is very central a 10 minute walk to the bus station.
Well’Come to Algarve! Hostel
Located opposite the marina in the centre of Faro. Accommodation is in dorms and private double, twin and triple rooms. A communal kitchen and living room where you can prepare meals and relax. The surrounding area is chock-a-block with restuarants, cafés and bars.
Casa d’Alagoa Hostel
Centrally located hostel housed in a charming 19th century mansion. Accommodation in spacious dorms and en suite doubles. Great facilities include communal kitchen, lounge and and upstairs terrace.
Casa d’Amelie – Apartments
Looking for self-catering in Faro? These apartments are centrally located, stylishly decorated and the hosts are very friendly.
Centrally located, fully equipped one bedroom and studio apartments are simply decorated. Within easy walking dstance of the bus/ train station and town centre.
DuBocage 43 City Center
This small stylish holiday home is located on a queit street within easy walking distance of the city centre, bus and train station.
Lemon Tree Apartments
Centrally located contemporary, spacious 3 bedroomed apartment sleeps upto 8 people. Plenty of restaurants, shops and cafés nearby or enjoy a meal on the outdoor terrace. A 10 minute walk to bus and train station.
Faro Beach Accommodation
If you are looking for Faro beach hotels, Areomar hotel has the beach on the doorstep. There are 23 rooms decorated in traditional Portuguese style. The onsite restaurant has an outdoor terrace where you can enjoy Portuguese cuisine, fresh fish and seafood. Faro airport is just a 7 minute drive away.
Luxury Beach Guest house
A beautiful guest house on the beach. You can enjoy the rooftop terrace with views of the ocean and drinks from the on-site bar. About 30 minutes from Faro city centre by bus.
Simply decotated apartments on the beach. There is a mini market, restaurants, and bars nearby. A ferry service a few steps away takes you to Faro old town, or there is also a bus within easy walking distance.