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Balaia Plaza

Santa Eulalia Apartado 978 | Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200 , Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apartments were a great size. As per other reviews staff are not very helpful, cleaning staff on 2nd floor were excellent and very pleasant. Never ate in restaurant only had take out which was not edible. Took up to 1 hour at times for taxi into albufeira at night but no problem coming home. Martens restaurant down the road was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this property for 3 nights in July 2015. Family Room was very spacious and clean with large balcony,but run down. Air con in apartment worked. Pool area was decent but had a cheap make shift bar. There is a small shop on the grounds which sells quality fresh coffee and fresh bread and pastries. Receptionist who checked us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from Balaia Plaza after a 3 night stay in July/August 2015. Overall we enjoyed our stay, which was in a 4th. Floor room (409). Originally, I asked the hotel to organise a transfer witch was a huge muddle. Eventually after an hour after the original scheduled time and several calls where the travel company ("Flexi Travel") told... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The rooms are very large with lots of storage, our room was clean but very basic facilities for what is supposed to be a 4 star hotel. I found the receptionists quite blunt but I am unsure if this is due to the language barrier, as they do not speak English too well. The main issue with the hotel is... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The hotel was nice (enough) & clean, however it could do with a long over due re-vamp. Don't let this put you off if you go for the self catering option. The rooms are quite big, with a good size balcony. We stayed on the 2nd floor, I would try to stay on the 3rd or 4th floor. The pool... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our room was spotless and really big the pool are is clean and bar staff outside are friendly but the food was not good at all. Restaurant food was disgraceful. The attitude of one of the male receptionists when i arrived and told him the toilets in the lobby were covered in horrible poo and toilet he told me to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

We arrived recently very late at night to a very helpful but slightly flustered gentleman on reception. He was very informative & we felt very welcomed. On first look the hotel seems very modern & well kept. Our 1 bedroom apartment was huge so much storage & really well laid out. The bathroom however was a huge let down dreary... More 

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Ironbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Really nice hotel with very large well equipped rooms. The staff catered for our stag part of 14 very well and we were looked after by the pool exceptionally. Albuferia is a lovely place and while the hotel isnt smack in the middle taxis are plentiful and good value. Overall would stay there again due too cleanliness and the staff... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This was a bed and breakfast. Accommodation was comfortable and clean. Decoratively - tired and in need of refurbishment. This is apparent throughout. Attention to detail - watering plants, replacing damaged tiles, etc would make such a difference. Breakfast on the second day was warmer than the first - food warmers did not appear to be plugged in and switched... More 

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Fethard, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

After reading some reviews I was a little concerned but we had paid for it, the reviews saying the reception staff were not nice, well I spoke with all of them and found them to be very friendly and helpful at all times the domestic staff also and the 2 lovely ladies at the pool bar, The apartment was very... More 

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