University of Algarve

University Hotels and Student Accommodation
(Algarve, Portugal)

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The university offers ten student residences. These residences are single-sex, and can be occupied by a single person or shared by several. They are organised into buildings with shared facilities like bathroom, laundry and kitchen. University residences are strategically placed to be in close proximity to all the campuses.

For travellers and guests coming to explore the city, Faro offers several hotels, inns, manor houses, and pousadas. These accommodation options are normally located within the city centre and overlooking the city's coastline and other magnificent views.

It is recommended that students and visitors book their accommodation in advance, especially during the peak season months.

Hotels and Accommodation

Visitors and guests coming to Faro can choose from a variety of manor houses, hotels, and inns. This accommodation is mostly located in the city centre and along the beach front, overlooking the sea. Visitors can also check out some of the city's pousadas, or hotels owned and managed by the Portuguese state. These pousadas normally come in the form of restored, historical buildings and structures overlooking the city's magnificent views. Just like hotels, pousadas can be rated in three to five stars.

For visitors coming in family groups, Faro also offers family-run inns. These inns can be found in the heart of Faro or overlooking the sea and within close proximity of golfing facilities. They are cozy and may come with air-conditioning, minibars, cable television, laundry services and free breakfasts. Families can also take advantage of the city's holiday resorts. These resorts are one-stop shops that offer a room to stay in, and centres to do activities such as swimming, golfing, eating, and relaxing.

Student Accommodation

The university offers several student residences. These are divided into male and female residences and are constructed in several-storey buildings located all over Faro. The university residences are as follows:
  • Ladies residence Campus of the Crag
  • Mens residence of the Street of Berlin
  • Mixed residence of the Career of the Shot
  • Ladies residence of the Ferragial
  • Mens residence of the Ferragial
  • Ladies residence of the Albacor
  • Mens residence of Montebranco
  • Ladies residence of the Oasis
  • Mixed residence of Montebranco
  • Mixed residence of Portimão

These residences are rented out by interested students. The residences often have shared facilities like bathrooms, kitchens and laundry areas. More often than not, each residence is single-sex, and has rooms that can be occupied by a single student or shared by several people. The university residences are strategically located to be within easy reach of the university's four campuses.

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