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Hotel Sol e Mar

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Bernardino de Sousa 12, Albufeira 8200-146, Portugal
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel is situated perfectly for the beech and the old town. The room service and cleanliness very good with clean linen and never a trace of sand to be found indoors even though constant traffic from the beech. Limited choice for breakfast, but all very nice. Staff very helpful with any requests. Will definitely recommend to any one wanting... More

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Otley
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third time in albufeira and our first at this hotel. The accommodation was clean, spacious and overlooking the beach. We stayed half board and found the buffet meals plentiful and tasty, there was something for everyone. Good location above the tunnel to the beach and just five minutes from the square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 7 nights b&b last week in July. 2nd visit just great. Fantastic location, brilliant beach out one door beautiful vibrant old town out the other. Rooms dated but large clean air conditioned with sea view. You're on holiday what more can you ask for? Staff are nice and friendly at reception and rainbow bar cocktails are ace. We... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would go back to the Sol e Mar definitely The location is the best in Albuferia. I looked at all the other reviews, and found some of them rather harsh. The breakfast had enough choice for every one, if people didn't like the sausages, then they do not have to have them. The staff were very professional, and we... More

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our room was worse than basic - bathroom with cracked basin and tiling and a grubby shower Curtain (though the shower worked well) - the beds were uncomfortable and noisy - the electric sockets were loose and sparked - but worst of all was the food - awful - no worst than awful - We were on a half board... More

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ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just back from 5 nights at the sol e mar. Location is just perfect, all hotel rooms facing beach, steps to old town right outside hotel door. There was a man on a piano playing in hotel bar every night, but did get boring after the 2nd night, this wasn't a problem as there's loads of places to go on... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second time back to this hotel with the girls, the rooms are quite basic but very clean, the views from the room are stunning, the staff are very helpful and polite. The location of this hotel is superb.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This hotel will take you back in time to maybe the 1970s with a touch of retro class. The whole place has a relaxing feel, the staff are polite and friendly and helpful if you ask questions. The food is more than adequate with various choices and goes with a view of the sea. The location is superb right on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is our third trip to stay in the Sol e Mar and once again we had a wonderful time. Of course, the location helps as the hotel is right in front of the beach and all the amenities in town are just a few minutes’ walk away. But you cannot deny that attentive and professional staff make a holiday... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Just got back from spending 11 nights here. Lovely hotel in a perfect location, with sea views from every room. Free wifi and fridge in room, free aircon. We went half board and thought the food was lovely. They really do try there best to cater for everyone. Old town on ur door step and new town a 10 min... More

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Address: Rua Bernardino de Sousa 12, Albufeira 8200-146, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sol e Mar 4*
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