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Velamar Sun & Beach Hotel

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Estrada de Albufeira | Olhos d'Agua, Albufeira 8200-635, Portugal
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just back from staying at this hotel .. Me and my boyfriend decided to book after reading such great reviews on it. Disappointed how far out you are from everything and on our first two nights we didn't get any sleep as something was banging overhead and it took 2 complaints to get a room .. In the new room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really nice hotel only 10 minute walk from beach. Staff were very friendly and helped in anyway possible. Far from strip about half an hour walk.. pre booking taxi definitely the best option to ensure one is ready... Some nights seemed very busy which made it very difficult to get a taxi. Food was very good in the hotel especially... More 

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Viseu, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is the third time that I was at Velamar Hotel and always reserved because of the quality-price relation, that is unmatched in the area. For the price, is a great option! Always choose a room with balcony. It is very confortable to relax a little bit. This time i was surprised with some problems with the cleaning. The 1st... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here recently with my husband and adult daughters. We loved the bright 3rd floor breakfast room. There was a very good selection of food and if anything was running low it was quickly replenished. The atmosphere was calm and relaxed. The pool, although small, was never busy and sun loungers were always available. Free wifi throughout the hotel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading such impressive TripAdvisor reviews, decided to book this hotel on that basis alone. Once booked, I requested an early check in (10am) and late check out (6pm), which was confirmed by the hotel before arrival. On arrival, I tried to check in at the agreed time, and was met by puzzled faces. Was simply told "We don;t know... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Halfway through our holiday and we r not impressed!, incessant barking of dogs, reception not helpful, no hot water!, this has happened every evening, wen we complained we were told it's because everyone must be having a shower,breakfast is ok but not much variety although the glass of fizz is a nice touch, pool is tiny with no background music... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is brilliant, breakfast was always good, staff friendly and more than happy to help, always clean!! for the price we paid, we were more than happy with the hotel, location, facilities and staff!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel used to be the Algarve's best kept secret. Impeccable staff with the lure of spending time in the summer sun with 'extended family'. Unfortunately things have changed and not for the best. Some of the same staff remain, but the new owners expect them to perform several roles at the same time without recompense. Those professional individuals like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went out of season and paid £110 pp for flights and b+b (yes, really!). Hired a car from Faro airport (so no transfer cost) and useful as hotel is in a relatively quiet area. But being away from the riff raff suited us. Used the hotel as a base to explore the area. Breakfast at the top of the hotel... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the hotel was lovely very clean rooms cleaned every day if you wanted. staff very helpful .The only thing we could possibly say about our stay was the location, you are ok if you want a quiet holiday there is quite a few restaurants around but no music or entertainment close by.It is a taxi ride into the main resort... More 

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