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Solar de Sao Joao

Rua do Solar Apt 774, Albufeira 8200-911, Portugal
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Ranked #96 of 163 Hotels in Albufeira
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the Solar de Sao Joao, in Albufeira, two weeks ago and have to say I had a wonderful time. The ladies on recpetion are very helpful, it was quite there and I had no issues except the lady in the bar could smile a bit. I had read some reviews about the place and some are not very kind,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Returned home about 2 hours ago. Booked the day before for a nice long bank holiday weekend. Was a bit worried about the reviews but in my opinion people are expecting too much. I paid £72 for 2 adults and 2 teenagers for four nights. The hotel is located within a 5 min walk to all bars shops and about... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed here sept last year and although the hotel is in a fantastic position, I could not get my head around the fact that we booked a studio but they gave us an apartment but the bedroom door was locked so we couldn't use it! we had a single bed in the main room with a pull out underneath it!!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in Solar just at the begining of may which was just perfect timing to relax in Albufeira as it wasnt too busy. Apartment was just perfect, very clean sunny and with everything we needed! A big thank you to reception staff as they all were very helpfull and friendly! The only thing we were suprise with was... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here several times now and have had no complaints. The rooms are dated but they are spotlessly clean and well maintained. The maids come in every day and clean the apartments, change the towels every day. The pool area is excellent, very quiet and relaxing and the bar is open for food and drink all day if... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is my third stay at the solar and it was another enjoyable week. Having been a number of times and seen some of the bad reviews I wonder if I am staying at the same place.True it is a bit dated and some areas could do with being done up but the rooms were spotless and were cleaned every... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were a little apprehensive after reading some of the reviews, but was pleasantly surprised. Yes it is a bit dated but apartments are spotless. Cleaned every day, towels changed every day and bed linen twice a week .Has everything you need in the apartment and lovely pool views. It is situated just off the strip and far enough away... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Went at beginning of October 2014 for 1 week. Greeted by cockroaches running around the bedroom and a horrid smell in the kitchen cupboards! We were put into the separate outside block across from the main building which we didn't mind, but not used to having to pull shutters up and down on windows and patio doors for security at... More 

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well here we go this was our 2nd stay at the solar and yet again they proved that the bad reviews are nonsense!1 yes it requires some investment but the staff and the location more than make up for this well done solar if we return to albufeira we will definitely book with you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

just back from 4 night stay at the solar de sao joao we had a studio room it was spotless and well equipted the staff were so helpful and friendly would go back again. it was in a good location for the strip but not to close to hear all the loud music at night

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