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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just back from 7 days stay at this hotel. The location can't be beaten so central spotlessly clean rooms which are all over looking the sea and also very spacious. Parts of hotel merit it's 4 star rating ie reception and terrace but over all only deserves a 3 star rating. Food not good glad we only booked in for... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

just back from a 2 week stay at this hotel, our first trip to Portugal. The location is fabulous, the rooms basic but very clean. The food is very basic and choice very limited. Take extra money as there is nowhere to sit and sunbathe other than the beach at 15 euros a day for your loungers and umbrella. No... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes as most reviews state might need a lick of paint here & there, is a bit dated but the sea views certainly compensate for that. Everywhere you went in the hotel ie bar, restaurant etc you got the view. I had no qualms at all about staying here. Stayed a week B&B and although food was repetitive the buffet... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location good rooms clean there is no way its a four star food was poor ate in once at night and we were on half board no hairdryer as it states the staff were unpolite infact when we left on monday morning the man who was in charge clapped his hands this in the restaurant the sunbeds are on the... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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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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