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Elma Apartments

Forte Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
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Ranked #125 of 162 hotels in Albufeira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011
marco186630 Monaghan, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Monaghan, Ireland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

Fifteen in total stayed in the Elma appartments for eight nights .Everything was as we expected clean and friendly.Cristine the manageress is so caring and kind no task is to big.The pool is of moderate size always clean and well kept, good value and tasty treats available at pool side As mentioned before the allocation is perfect ten minutes walk... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011

Stayed for a week with my 8 year old son. Booked directly the lady at the office was very helpful from first email till our final return journey to the airport. She orgainsed our transfers and was a font of information and advice during our stay. On arrival we were given a choice of apartments.We stayed in large recently modernised... More

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Monaghan, Ireland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2010

just returned from our trip no complaints everything perfect

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Belfast, Maine
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2010

thought the apts were really clean and well looked after. cristina was always on hand if you needed any information. loved our time there. we are heading there in a few weeks time and can not wait :)

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2010

Elma apartments is located half way between the old town of Albufeira and the strip at Montechoro and is less than five minutes walk to the beach. We stayed in Aug 2009 for two weeks with four kids from 9 years to 2 years and a heavily pregant Mum and had a great holiday. The apartments are basic/rustic but are... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2009

Went back to the Algarve again this year to Elma Apartments for the 4th time. Once again the apartment was clean and spacious and the wonderfuly helpful Cristina ever present to make the holiday that bit easier. This is a gem of a place with a good sized pool, the beach a mere 5 minute stumble away and plenty of... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2009

We stayed here for a fortnight in July, this being our second year to do so. I suppose that in itself says something. Location. It's a four minute lazy stroll to the beach in floppy sandals. A beach that can be incredibly underused at times. Albufeira an ex fishing village now a bustling resort town is an easy 20min away... More

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waterford ireland
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2009

we stayed in early june big airy spotless apartment 4mins walk from beach,pubs n restaurants closeby,can walk to the strip about 12 mins ,a bit too far to walk to the old town.no problem getting taxi,the lovely cristina will see to it ,we have been going to ALBUIFERIA for many years and the elma apartments and location are the best... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2008

We stayed in the Elma apartments in June of this year – four of us, husband, wife, son, and his school friend. The apartments are located in a quiet residential area in Sao Joao that also has a number of bars and restaurants close-by. There are at least five blocks in the complex, which are mostly perpendicular to a one-way... More

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Beijing, China
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2008

When searching for a holiday it is difficult to know which is best, but the other reviews were very helpful to make the decision. Comments that the rooms were old, I would call them more rustic, but a good size, and for the price you pay value for money. Even through it was 32c while we were there, we did... More

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Address: Forte Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
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Elma Apartments Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
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