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The Backyard House

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi

Overview of The Backyard House

The Backyard House

3 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Rua Teofilo Braga, 15, Faro, 8000- 078

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRia Formosa Natural Park6 min walk
  • Popular LocationFaro Old Town7 min walk
  • Popular LocationAlgarve Living Science Center10 min walk
  • AirportFaro (FAO-Faro Intl.)7 min drive

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About this area

Faro

The Backyard House is located in Faro City Centre, a neighbourhood in Faro, and is in the city centre and near a metro station. Faro Old Town and Porta Nova are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Faro Island Beach and Vilamoura Beach. Algarve Living Science Center and Karting Almancil are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Ria Formosa Natural Park - 6 min walk
  • Vila Arch - 7 min walk
  • Faro Old Town - 7 min walk
  • Faro Marina - 9 min walk
  • Algarve Living Science Center - 10 min walk

Restaurants

  • Adega Nova - 2 min walk
  • Mavala Osteria Italiana - 2 min walk
  • A Venda - 3 min walk
  • O Chalaver - 3 min walk
  • M5 Oriental Bar Bistro - 3 min walk

Getting around

  • Faro Station - 11 min walk
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 7 min drive

About this property

The Backyard House

Adults-only Faro guesthouse in Faro City Centre, walk to Faro Old Town
This smoke-free guesthouse features a rooftop terrace, concierge services and laundry facilities. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and barbecues are on-site. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and portable fans.
The Backyard House offers 12 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature portable fans. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. This Faro guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on request and hairdryers can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Rooftop terrace

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to Rua Teófilo Braga, n28.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply all year round. Other exemptions or reductions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 November - 29 February, EUR 0.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 March - 31 October, EUR 1.50 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 15 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: EUR 15 (one-way), (up to 18 years old)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Property registration number 968/AL

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

The Backyard House Faro
The Backyard House Guesthouse
Well'Come to the Backyard House
The Backyard House Guesthouse Faro

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Overall score and ratings

3.7

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 5 out of 12 reviews
5 - Excellent 42%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 12 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 12 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 12 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 12 reviews
1 - Terrible 17%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with group
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Not impressed at all wouldn’t stay there again
Stayed 12 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Typical Portuguese style apartment, airy cool clean and comfortable.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Quiet location, friendly and hepful staff. Would come back.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location. Spotless. Kind reception.
Very professional reception. Was not full and I had entire room to myself. Very well organized with well laid out policies for guests.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Quaint, centrally located. Excellent staff. Nice courtyard.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019