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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Cardiff
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our second year staying at this lovely , quirky hotel , and was pleasantly surprised with the subtle redecoration, which the Hotel have obviously listened to its customers. The Bar lounge and rooms have all been freshly painted, but the big difference is the outside which did really needed it, must say looks so much better ! When I booked... More

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

Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards More

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sol e mar is pleasant place In a great location overlooking Albufeira bay.The view is awesome . The old square with shops and stalls and bars etc is just down the road . It's ideal for pottering around . The hotel itself is older style and needs a few touch ups in places but it is a bit special ,... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been back to this hotel for the second year in a row and once again found it to be an excellent choice. Great location, probably the best. Staught out on to the beach yet only minutes to the old town with its bars and restaurants. Although the hotel is a little dated everything from the rooms to the food was... More

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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

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well this is the second time we have stayed in this hotel and sadly this time will be the last. The only good thing about this hotel is the view, everything is piss poor. When we arrived we had a half hearted hello, did not make us feel welcome, go to our room where we began to make sure everything... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just coming back from a 3 night break celebrating a 60th birthday, the hotel is right on the beach, rooms are spacious and clean and hotel bar is lovely. The hotel is situated right in the centre of the village which is full of shops, restaurants and bars, something for everyone just down a few steps and your right in... More

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

Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards More

Rochester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit (stayed last year) and things generally have improved.The staff were very helpful and pleasant. I see that some people complained about not having a kettle. Did they think to ask the maid? I noticed that there was a different manager this year and he would often help to clear the breakfast tables and also help... More

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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

Calgary, Canada
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126 reviews 126 reviews
66 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Albufeira - and the Algarve - were a disappointment for us. We were hoping (naively?) for something more representative of Portugal and its culture but instead, found....Mexico. I can understand the attraction for Europeans living in colder/wetter climes to be drawn to the Algarve, but if you're from North America, you've no doubt already found the same thing in Mexico.... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location clean hotel some staff very friendly others not so, breakfasts ok , we were on third flor had to be moves as air con didn't work nerdy old system and obviously one of the last to be renewed . They moved us 2 rooms down room was much more spacious and modern and aircon worked. Casanovas resteraunt in... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great hotel with seaview every room.Stayed in September, very quiet at night, rooms basic but clean,beds less hard than the norm,Wake to sounds of the sea,nothing better.Rooms cleaned daily.balcony good size.Lovely bar area ,underused but closes at 12mn.Plenty of bars surrounding hotel .Ideal location in old town.Hotel needs a little updating probably not really a 4 star but lovely none... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weekend away with my daughter as a treat. The beauty of this hotel is its location - ideal - right in the centre of the old town. Rooms slightly tired and could do with an update but really didn't spend that much time in there. They were clean and the beds were comfy. Air con very efficient and very quiet.... 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*
Number of rooms: 74
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