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Hotel Sol e Mar

#43 of 163 Hotels in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
Rua Jose Bernardino de Sousa, 12, Albufeira 8200-146, Portugal
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Ranked #43 of 163 Hotels in Albufeira
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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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Basildon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was clean but basic. Breakfast was quite good but the evening meal was lacking in good choice and the dining room was very hot. The windows could not be opened and the air con was only turned on at my request. My husband and I decided to eat out at the great choice of restaurants in the town.... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

just got back from sol e Mar a few days ago had such a great time there staff were excellent and so helpful Lucio the barman Nino the organ player were so helpful and the sea view were amazing.having stayed here on numerous occasions they have always made us feel like family. breakfast always has plenty of choice whether it... More 

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Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

First of all we thank you for having spent, again, your holidays at the Hotel Sol e Mar. Your kind words are an incentive for all of us in our daily efforts for improving quality and service. We highlight appreciate your kind words about our staff who will be very proud to know that they have helped to make your... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we entered the lobby it was like stepping back into the 70s. Initially we liked the retro look, but soon realised that this also came with retro overall performance. On the sunny side: The only real asset of this hotel is its proximity to the beach for the rate charged; The personnel was friendly and service-minded throughout our stay;... More 

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Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

Many thanks on behalf of all the staff of Hotel Sol e Mar. You can be sure that we have taken good note about your concerns Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards More 

Dukinfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

came back 3days ago, and this hotel is ideal for the beach, and albuferia old town, Hotel staff were very helpful and friendly, nothing to much trouble for them, everything nice and clean, meals were ok,every thing was tasty,

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Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

Greetings from Hotel Sol e Mar. Thank you very much for your nice feedback and for publishing such as motivating words on TripAdvisor!!. I have shared your amazing comments to all the team who will take great pride in the level of service that they provide to our guests. We very much appreciate your words about our location, it is... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a quick four day birthday treat with friends ,this hotel has the best sea views it was great to hear the waves ever night and see that lovely blue sea ever morning , the hotel staff were so nice and helpful because I forgot my haiidryer and phone charger so they lent me one ,the breakfast was very... More 

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Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice feedback and for publishing such as motivating words on TripAdvisor!!. I have shared your amazing comments to all the team who will take great pride in the level of service that they provide to our guests. We will be delighted to welcome you back and provide you our best to make your stay... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

May not quite be 4* but staff and surroundings were excellent, the location could not be better, for the price, you'd be hard pushed to beat it. Great for anyone looking for a good break. I would say alot more but I'm far to lazy.

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Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

Greetings from Hotel Sol e Mar. Thank you very much for your nice feedback and for publishing such as motivating words on TripAdvisor!!. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Location. Staff very friendly. Breakfast ok. Rooms cleaned daily and fresh towels also. Plenty room for three persons sharing a room. Reception on 5th floor but leads out to the Old Town. Use lift down to ground floor and it leads straight onto beach. We had a great weekend.

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Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

I would like to thank you on behalf of all the Hotel Sol e Mar staff for your kind feedback. It is a pleasure for us to know that you have had a perfect and lovely stay in our hotel due to our service. We very much appreciate your words about our location, it is true that we are located... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel especially for its location, right in the centre of town but as it is built into the cliff it is also very quiet. An old hotel probably more a 3*. The reception staff were lovely, very friendly. Views from the balcony great. Really look forward to going back

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Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

It is a great pleasure to know that you have had a wonderful stay in Hotel Sol e Mar. We highlight appreciate your kind words about our staff who will be very proud to know that they have helped to make your stay a nice experience. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got home after a week at the Sol e Mar. This was our 3rd visit. Nothing changes it is like staying at an old friends place. It will always struggle to be a 4 star hotel but cannot fault the staff or amenities. What sets this hotel apart is the location and the fabulous sea and beach views out... More 

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Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

First of all we thank you for having spent, again, your holidays at the Hotel Sol e Mar. Your kind words are an incentive for all of us in our daily efforts for improving quality and service. Thank you very much for your special mention to all the staff. They will appreciate it. You can be sure that we have... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the location of this hotel was superb. It was right on the beach front at Albufeira with terrific views from the bedrooms, the restaurant and the main bar. It was also very convenient for getting on to the beach with the lift taking you down to the ground level (entrance to this hotel was on the 5th... More 

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Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

I would like to thank you on behalf of all the Hotel Sol e Mar staff for your kind feedback. It is a pleasure for us to know that you have had a perfect and lovely stay in our hotel due to our service. You can be sure that we have taken good note about your concerns We very much... More 

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