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Balaia Mar Hotel

#32 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel and apartments are lovely. We had a two bed apartment which was huge. Rooms cleaned every day. Food was always freshly cooked, i would say enough choice for most. It is a nice quiet location a lovely beach a few minutes away. The strip is a far old walk especially in the heat but can be done. The... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just spent a week here. This is a lovely resort, very clean and friendly staff. Short walk to the beach. The all inclusive food was very good. Our children really had a great time and were crying when we left, which is a good sign. The evening children's entertainer was lovely. The only downside is we had no A/C... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I were returning costumers and again we weren't disappointed. It's a wonderful hotel considering its a 3 star one. Every time we return, we notice they made improvements based on past feedback. I remember reading, a couple years ago, a few complaints about the pool being crowded and about the lack of entertainment.. This year there was... More 

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Maia, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For a 3 star hotel is better than the average. Excellent loctaion and very clean apartment. The only thing that should be improved urgently is to put air conditioned at the apartments, that would improve a lot the conditions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel for one week on 8th July. Lovely hotel for a 3 star. Lovely food, friendly staff, great pools and location to beach is very good. Our room was spacious and clean. We upgraded to all I clusive and glad we did as food was excellent. The only negative thing I have to say is the Sports... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and helpful This was the best 3 star hotel that I've stayed in.The rooms were dated but did have air con.We were all inclusive , food was excellent,alcohol not served until after 1pm, staff very friendly, pool area clean and never had problem getting a sunbed! Location not a problem for me however my teenage daughters would have... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came with all inclusive. This system really works. The food was simply delicious. The staff is fabulous and very frendly.The swingpools are great. The beach is 5 minutes on foot, and is simply beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best 3 star hotel that I've stayed in.The rooms were dated but did have air con.We were all inclusive , food was excellent,alcohol not served until after 1pm, staff very friendly, pool area clean and never had problem getting a sunbed! Location not a problem for me however my teenage daughters would have preferred to be closer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice hotel in a good location. 6 Euro cab into town or a 20 minute walk. Not a bad walk just depending on the heat when you travel. Nice beach within 5 minute but a steep climb back up to the hotel. Food on the inclusive was good. Enough choice to keep most appetites happy, remember this is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My finance and myself were here for 5 nights and wished we could have booked longer. The Staff were very friendly and helpful. We swapped rooms after 24 hours as we didn't have a balcony (our error), and they upgraded us with no fuss or hassle, couldn't have asked for better service. The Pool area was always kept clean along... More 

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