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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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Ranked #46 of 163 hotels in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
HeatherKeeling Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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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 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have just returned from a short stay at the Sol e Mar, Portugal. It was a beautiful old town where this hotel is situated. The hotel itself is certainly NOT 4*, I am intriged as to who thinks it is. Yes, the staff are pleasant and helpful. Yes,the views are stunning with all rooms having sea views. Sadly, this... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed in this hotel for a long weekend at the end of March. We paid around £120 for 3 nights (including flights). I have to say I would be reluctant to pay any more than this, as the hotel was extremely basic and I would probably rate it as a 2 star as opposed to 4... More

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Sol e Mar in Jnauary 2014. The public areas were truly 1980s retro style....in a very good way. The location of the hotel was superb being right on the beach and situated just above the old town of Albufeira. It was close to bars and restaurants but quiet and peaceful. If you are over 65 you will... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we had a 7 day stay at the hotel we found the hotel suited what we wanted, it gave you choices as to did we want to sit on the beach or spend time shopping. with the bus stop round the corner it opened up more choice the hotel itself is in need of an internal upgrade but I have... More

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

a very nice hotel right on the sea front,all rooms have a balcony and face the sea.as this was built in 1965 it looks a little tied in places the room was very clean towels changed every day with plenty of hot water. the staff were great a big thanks to Berta---ana--and-- umberta. I will be back

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Perfect location in the old town, all rooms have a sea view. Great breakfast and bar area. Cafe is lovely with great smoothies, waffles and, of course, coffee and brandy. Beach is lovely. Lots of nice little family restaurants nearby. All in all a fabulous great value off season break via EasyJet Holidays.

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Milverton, null, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

although this hotel is right on the beach, seemed very dated, food was ok but a bit samey . As we were not there to spend a lot of time in hotel didn't matter that its stuck in the 70's,entertainment in evening the same.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a weeks holiday at the sol e mar hotel. Although the hotel was clean and tidy I felt I had stepped back in time to the 70's era! The rooms are very basic but clean (a few 'chips' in bath enamel but otherwise ok ) television very small and only 1 channel in English - BBC News.... More

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a week in sol e mar in the old town resort of albufeira after reading trip advisor reviews. We had an excellent stay helped by the lovely weather. I agree with other reviews it is not four star by uk standards, but we know the rating is different abroad so we expected that. Can not understand how anyone could... More

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newcastle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

5 star location lovely helpful staff but let down by 2 star food and rooms need updated on the plus side its only a 2 minute walk to the square where there are plenty of good restaurants to choose from 15 minutes walk to the new strip which I would say was more for 18 to 30 I would recommend... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Sol e Mar

Also Known As:
Sol e Mar Hotel
Sol e Mar
Hotel Sol e Mar Albufeira
Hotel Sol e Mar Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
Address: Rua Bernardino de Sousa 12, Albufeira 8200-146, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#29 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
#46 Business Hotel in Albufeira
#46 Top resorts Hotel in Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sol e Mar 4*
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