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Balaia-Sol Holiday Club

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Brejos, Albufeira 8200-315, Portugal
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My daughter and I booked a studio for 1 wk. There is ample room, but the downside is you have to sit on the bed if you want to relax. The complex has everything req'd with lots available nearby. Helpful staff. Booked again this year but 1 bedroom!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stayed here with my husband and 1 year old. we paid extra for a room with air con but it was at the back of the property. There was loud LOUD party goers running up and down tge halls at 4am and then playing loud music at the pool every day. the kiddies pool was too deep and if u... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

booked this holiday for october 2014,when we arrived after a not so good journey we were told our room wasnt ready and wouldnt be untill about 4pm,did have a room where we put our cases but couldnt change our clothes which we were desperate to do as it was really hot.when we got our room it was just ok didnt... More 

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Alconbury, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

I have just returned from a 7 night stay in this hotel and would recommend it to anyone. We do have a disabled daughter in a wheelchair so requested an accessible room (on ground floor or accessible by lift if there was one. In addition we booked and paid for a superior room which was to include tv, air conditioning... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We booked Balaia Sol as a cheap break and our first holiday without our 18yr old daughter. We are a fit and able couple and enjoy walking therefore we were able to walk into the 'mini strip'Take the free bus to the old town, get to supermarkets and find some lovely beaches. We were able to navigate our way through... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We booked this place for 10 days only arriving back last week. I had looked up trip advisor to read previous reviews and was fairly satisfied that the balaia sol was a good choice for us. Unfortunately this hotel was not what we expected at all, yes it's pretty in the photos and the grounds are well kept no one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Our first trip to the Algarve and we wanted peace and relaxation.. that's exactly what we got. Booked on a whim, we took on board other reviews here and accepted that 'everything is a matter of opinion'. We arrived relatively late and we were booked in promptly and smoothly, quickly being shown to our apartments ( we were 2 couples..... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Still on holiday here wish another week great hotel so peaceful and relaxing Now the downsides long walk to beech and town Paying for internet Swimming pool bit cold (swear I saw ice on it lol) sorry that was me beeched whale Could do with some enternent on in evenings quiz or dare I say bingo Now the plus Peacefully... More 

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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

our second stay at the Balaia Sol and found it very much the same as two years ago...sorry to say that Albufiera has changed though, not for the better. Found that both sides of 'the strip' to be very shabby, if not closed down, yet Old Town much improved with it mostly being pedestrians only and all on one level.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Enjoyed my stay nice and peaceful. You need to be mobile to get to the beach and town centre. Spent on taxis every evening for return from centre roads unsafe to walk in the dark.ok for a relaxing week. Glad only booked for one would be bored if longer.overall worth the money at september rates. Wouldnt go in school holidays... More 

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