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Balaia-Sol Holiday Club

#44 of 163 Hotels in Albufeira
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Brejos, Albufeira 8200-315, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just got back on Saturday from the Balaia sol this was my fourth time returning and my mum's sixth time returning and we both will be returning again this year I'm booking for June only a month between trips for me! This place is beautiful and quiet it's about a 15 minute walk to the strip but I wouldn't recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well this was our second time here after having a brilliant time last year. We came over hoping it hadn't changed and we're pleased to say it was practically the same as before. Yes new pots and pans in the room and flat screen tv's though only sky news, however the places were immaculate and the staff, Adalaide, Ana, Nuno... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second stay at Balaia Sol Holiday Club & once again it was near perfect. The grounds & rooms are very well kept & very clean, as most hotels in this price budget, the rooms are slightly basic but it has comfortable beds, a small lcd tv & kitchen area where tea,coffee & simple cooking could be done.... More 

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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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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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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Kerry
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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