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Mar a Vista

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cerro da Piedade, Albufeira 8200-320, Portugal
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Ranked #108 of 162 hotels in Albufeira
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi, I am staying here in a weeks time for 4 nights, I just want to know if the rooms have a hairdryer or if I need to bring my own? Thanks in advance. As the review has to be at least 200 characters I dont have anything else to say so just ignore this part. Thank you.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Mar A Vista Hotel this year (this being our 4th year in Albufeira) and have to say even though we didn't have the best start as the room we were given was on the side with no balcony but after my husband complained we were moved 3 days later to a room with a balcony the... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading all the reviews for this hotel I was dreading staying here. But in actual fact you get what you pay for guys! We stayed on the 28th June - 1st July. Its a 2 star hotel its not luxury but its good for a place to sleep. We stayed for 3 nights and booked a room with a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Mar A Vista from 3rd to 11th of June this year (2014) and after reading all the negative AND positive reviews,thought we'd take a chance on it and were more than pleasantly surprised.. It DOES make a huge difference as to which room you are in,so for starters make sure you ask for a room above... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed at this hotel for 5 nights. would definitely not recommend it. Requested top floor when booked it and got given bottom floor. Our balcony was right next to the pool entrance. The pool was shocking very small and lots of sharp broken tiles on bottom of pool. Only about four sunbeds fit near the pool. No person at bar... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This hotel has a lovely position and is a good looking traditional building. Inside needs a thorough refurbishment. It's grubby and smelly. Only by opening the balcony windows can you breath easily. But shutters in all rooms bang repeatedly in the prevailing breeze, preventing sleep. Water is brown. Sheets are clean but bedding not. Toilet brushes are offensive. Carpets are... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My son and I booked a bargain holiday here through purpletravel.com. The hotel is basic, but our room was clean and adequate for our needs. The staff are very friendly and helpful and we liked the view over the rooftops of the old town to the sea. You need to be fairly fit if you're not using a car, as... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Just booked same hotel again.Had the best room with a view to die for,having my breakfast looking out at the beach/ocean and all of the old town every morning was priceless.Bathroom was bright and had deep bath and lovely hot water.Shower attachment as well.My room had a small fridge which was just perfect to store my cold drinks etc.Small balcony... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

arrived september 22 2013 me and partner hotel nice and staff friendly and helpful room305 was ok but view was poor need to ask for sea view when booking could do with face lift but would go back anne england tyne wear

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Cadiz, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We got to this hotel absolutely occasionally. We were travelling in Portugal by car and decided to stop in Albufeira for a night. Due to the peak season all the hotels in downtown were booked, but the tourist map had some hotels marked together with their phone numbers. And one of them was Mar a Vista. We didn't expect anything... More

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Address: Cerro da Piedade, Albufeira 8200-320, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Mar a Vista 2*
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