Casa Mitchell flaunts homely accommodation and a handy setting. It’s nestled among gardens, too, so it’s really private.
Casa Mitchell is a tiny, family-run hotel, set in a converted old townhouse in Albufeira. The atmospheric old town is just a ten-minute walk away, and sandy Fisherman’s Beach is roughly the same distance.
One-bedroom apartments and studios are spread over the property, and some overlook the gardens, which are full of blooms. They’ve got lots of character, thanks to homely rugs and pastel blue wooden furnishings.
Awesome location and central to loads of activities
Casa Mitchell is wonderful place to stay if u like being close to the old town to walk to but far enough away that you don't hear the noise. It is very clean throughout, with maid service most days except Monday and Fridays. The pool area is spacious with pretty flowers everywhere. There is an abundance of sun loungers. It is down hill to the old town and the beach. It is manageable and the hill is better than other areas in this region. If you go up the hill, first left, then right, walk along on the right is the supermarket with ATM and after is Safrons. Downstairs is a bar and on Sundays 7pm is an all you can eat BBQ for €7.50 (please reserve as the seats go quick). Upstairs is an awesome Indian restaurant. If you go down the hill it will take you to the marina, which is very unusual with its different coloured buildings. All the boat tours go from here and is worth while seeing the coast line and caves. Another awesome restaurants are: o catraio (has a silly cartoon logo) the food is Portuguese and very reasonably priced - a must is the giant king prawns (€15) and meat cataplana (€23) for 2 people. Leo's bar opposite is fab for snacks. shalom 2 is awesome for all you can eat ribs (€12) and mixed meat kebabs (£12). We enjoyed Slip and Slide waterpark, fun day out. hope this helps and have a fab holiday. More
Brazen B, Crawley, United Kingdom
quite and freindly
This is a bolt hole for Adults of a certain age that want peace and quiet from the hussle and bussle. these apartments are kept in very good condition some of the furnishings are looking a little worn, however the overall appearance is rustic portugese. This place is a five to ten minute walk down hill to the beach or town centre where there is plenty to do, there are certain bars which are typical no matter where you go offering English breakfast etc. However if you turn left out of the apartments then first right 200yds there is Kims bar and just past there is a steak restraunt, below which is a typical portugese restraunt . We found it to quiet around the pool area but very relaxing. I would say this place is like MarmiteMore
mike m, Burton, United Kingdom
"Loverly and peaceful good location"
We stayed in room 64 a one bed apartment a good size rooms clean and tidy staff great really friendly.The staff across the road at reception were you pick up keys can not do enough for you i asked if they could give me a 5.30am call on day of departure not a problem.It took us 5 minutes to the beach well too the sea front then you have a chose walk down the pathway this takes a few more minutes or take the lift.we walked down every time but came up on the lift.ten minutes into the old town steady walk back up hill if we needed a rest we stopped off for a drink plenty of cafes and bars.Don't let the hills put you off Albufeira we are both in our 70s not 100 percent in good health but it will not stop us going again but make sure it's the old town you stay in it's beautiful did not like new part would go back tomorrow.More
Excellent studio with good location
This was a small apartment complex just a short walk from the old town of Albufeira, they are clean and comfortable with good maid service, friendly helpful staff on reception. There's a pool with plenty of sunbeds, tables and chairs but it does get hot as it's a closed in space. This is an ideal place to stay if you are looking for a quiet place and prefer to eat out , the kitchen is a basic facility with a microwave, two ring hob and fridge with small freezer area, if you only want a simple breakfast before you start your day then this is ideal, our studio had a balcony with table and chairs so we could easily prepare breakfast sit on our balcony before going out for the day. There is a shop on the corner of the road where the apartments are located to pick up your essential bits such as milk, bread, sandwich meats/cheeses but if you have a car then there are supermarkets reasonably nearby and you need to do a bigger shop. We didn't have a car because walking into the old town was pleasurable and we could then relax and get a lovely meal and not worry about having a drink at night, two particular good restaurants I would recommend are Casa Da Fonte and Ricardo's both in the old town, there are also lots of places to stop and have a drink. We had a great holiday and would definitely recommend it, we stayed 29th May - 5th June 2014 so I'm late getting this review posted but have finally found the time - I hope it helps your decision of where to stay if you are thinking of going to the old town of Albufeira, beach is clean and quiet and it's lovely to walk along the surf and come back sit under a brolly and enjoy a sandwich and drink (we took a couple of lunch cool bags with us, made up our sandwiches and put a couple of bottles of water in the freezer to act as cool blocks and then drank the water as it defrosted so we had a picnic on the beach nearly everyday) absolute bliss, we came back from this holiday totally relaxed, I would definitely go back to Albufeira and stay in the Casa Mitchell, we couldn't fault it.More
debsi3011, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Brilliant location, lovely apartments
We had a lovely stay at Casa Mitchell, staff are so friendly and helpful. Our Thomson rep Laura was also great. It's location is so central to everything. Recommend the 'all you can eat' BBQ at Saffrons for 7.50 Euros on a Sunday night (top of the road turn left by the larger mini market). The café across the road is good value and the owner very helpful. Went to Loule market enjoyed the coach journey with the helpful guide, went on a sunset jeep safari with Thomson's it was the most amazing experience and went on a boat trip to see the caves. Great holiday all round.More
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