Santa Catarina Algarve

Avenida Tomás Cabreira Praia da Rocha8500-802Portugal
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About Santa Catarina Algarve

The Hotel Santa Catarina is located just 50 metres from Praia da Rocha Beach in Portugal’s Portimao.

Guests can choose from a single room to double and twins and family rooms. All rooms come with an en-suite as well as free wired internet, satellite TV and a mini-bar. The rooms are simply furnished.

The hotel has free parking as well as car hire for exploring the area. There’s a laundry service and a 24-hour front desk where both English and Portuguese is spoken.

Expect local cuisine from the Algarve region as well as international dishes at the Santa Catarina’s restaurant. The bar serves beer, basic spirits and local wine.

The hotel is directly across the road from the beach for easy access. The city centre is just 10 minutes drive away.


Avenida Tomás Cabreira , Praia da Rocha, 8500-802, Portugal
Telephone: +351(282)405040 | Fax: +351(282)405042 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

By the Seaside.

With views of the wide beach and turquoise ocean, guests loved the hotel’s seaside location and easy access to the beach.

Cheerful Staff.

The staff are both cheerful and helpful according to guests, quick to offer local knowledge, fix a problem or answer any questions they might have, with staff speaking both English and Portuguese.

Clean and Tidy.

Guests appreciated that their rooms were clean and tidy on entry. A clean room on arrival adds to the feeling of being welcomed.

Negative Reviews

Poor Internet Connection.

Multiple guests said the hotel was let down by poor internet connectivity. While some guests could only get Wi-Fi in the reception area, others struggled with the available wired internet in their room, unable to log on.

Tired Furniture.

While guests said the rooms were kept clean and tidy, others said that the furniture in the rooms were beginning to look tired and worn out and could be improved or updated.

Bumpy Beds.

A comfortable night’s sleep is so important to a guest, to make sure they are rested and revived for the next day’s adventures. Unfortunately some guests to the Santa Catarina had a bad night’s sleep or found the bed uncomfortable.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 343 reviews across the web
8.1 /10
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8.1 out of 10 based on 343 reviews