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Balaia Mar Hotel

#33 of 162 Hotels in Albufeira
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Praia Maria Luisa, Albufeira 8200-925, Portugal
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just come back from a week at the Balaia Mar hotel, we had 2 senior citizens, 4 children under 7 and 5 adults, all were catered for in great apartments - food was lovely, hot and plentiful, some people might complain the food is repetitive but we always found something nice and the nightly specials, Paella one night... More 

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spacious apartment, with huge varanda. Modern furniture and finishings. Building in itself a bit dated with heavy wooden doors and Windows that do not isolate exterior sounds.Nice outdoor space, great pool área and bar. Supermarket within property.

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Lanzarote, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant stay for one week with my family including two teenagers. Good points- catering was lovely. Good, friendly service. Very efficient and hard working, never stopped even at quiet times. The pool area is kept clean and tidy. It was a pity that the second, Garden pool was out of order due to maintenance as sometimes it was difficult... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned to the balaia mar with friends for a family holiday. After an absence of two years we were delighted to find that the service and the standard of food was as good as ever. Our friends were delighted that what we'd told them was true. The new pool and bar were great especially for the younger kids. Boring... More 

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Nabeul, Tunisia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room with terrace fine, air conditioning ok. Cleanliness generally ok. Noisy sometimes late evening or early morning but in August it can be expected. Hotel close to beach and public transport and taxis no problem for visits

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

+ Breakfast/dinner was extremly good with many options to choose. Big and clean swimming pool was not too crouded even though that hotel was full. Staff was nice and friendly. Room clean with a nice balcony. Many options to use like restaurant, bar, billiar, children pool, garden, supermarket....everything on your hand. At night from 20-22 there is a bus driving... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you first arrive at this hotel it looks a little un appealing. Once inside we were allocated 2 rooms one of which did not have a balcony. We did ask to be moved and when a room became available we were allocated one. The staff are very competent and attentive and the grounds and room were always being cleaned.... More 

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Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good staff and service, old facility in need of refurbishment, poor decor and outdated furniture, visible damage by wear and tear and misuse on chairs, doors, appliances (kitchen hoods) doors ... etc. They need to have more attention to detail, the level of cleaning for dust on top of the cabinets with years, cobwebs under the tables, the bathroom... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was so depressing the staff I've never none staff to be so rude and unfriendly we even picked up on some of there local language from the taxi drivers but still no interested from the staff what so ever. If you do consider this hotel I would use it for just a bed to sleep in a dirty... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was dirty and the smell of pipes was horrible. Those pipes made so much noise that I woke up several times per night. In addiction, I found hair on the floor by the time I entered the room, which means that the room was not well cleaned

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