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Solar de Sao Joao

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua do Solar Apt 774, Albufeira 8200-911, Portugal
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Ranked #102 of 162 Hotels in Albufeira
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Ive travelled around a fair bit staying at budget hotels, but this is probably the worst one i have ever stayed at. Extremely rude staff that were no help....., dirty apartments, dingy patterned tiled bathrooms, our toilet broke and didnt get fixed till the next day meaning we had to use the one in reception.. Dark corridors, and didnt give... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

We jusf came bk from here it was nice hotel very clean staff very nice we had brilliant time apart from last night tge couple next to us were broke in tp by a man wearing white suit and white mask because off this we could nt sleep on r last night bit frighened and only other this its a... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

not long came back from this hotel, on arrival was given room 313,,,, if they give u this room refuse, its the only room with out a balconey. hotel mega basic even as a self caterin accomadation it was impossible 2 eat in the room, makin a coffee was hard, but it was very clean, staff was very plesant, and... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

I got what i paid for, £10 per night, it was close to the beach and bars. I found the hotel staff to be helpful. The maid came everyday and beds and towels were changed twice. We had a studio which had two sofas in, they were beds and easy just to put together. Yes the hotel is a bit... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Stayed here in 2006. We were broken into and robbed during our stay and the management were less than helpful! The location is good but it does not make up for the lack of money needed to improve the apartments.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

After a week in feb we were desperate to go back to Albuferia again so 3 of us went here for a week in Aug, was very surprised at how nice it actually was for the price we paid, did originally want to stay in the Villa Nova again but went here as it was cheaper. On arrival it was... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I stayed here with my boyfriend and it is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in! we arrived at about 11am and were told we couldn't check in until 2pm so had to store our suitcases away in a dingy pitch black corridor within a cubby hole, the rooms are very old fashioned,our main light didn't work so we... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

We are a couple in our thirties staying here for 10 nights. Our experience so far is dreadful eg. only change towels evey 3 days, do not clean apts even though we know they have been in to the apt. One room with no actual beds. two couches up against a wall is not what we call a bed... spoke... More

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Togher, Cork, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012 via mobile

Travelled with 7 girls all age 20. Waited around for 3 hours to check in because they wouldn't allow it sooner than 2 . we then each got the pleasent news we had to fork over 50 each (150 during peak times) just incase we break anything or make noise, this was not on the booking info and as a... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

If you are a family with young children or middle aged/elderly do not go this complex. Just back form a week and the complex was full of teenagers. They took over the swimming pool - constantly shouting at each other, night times we were wakened several times through the night and early hours with general loud noise, running along corridors,... More

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Additional Information about Solar de Sao Joao

Address: Rua do Solar Apt 774, Albufeira 8200-911, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Solar de Sao Joao 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Solar De Sao Joao Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve

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