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Balaia Mar Hotel

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Praia Maria Luisa, Albufeira 8200-925, Portugal
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Ranked #30 of 162 hotels in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Swindon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel last year and returned as it was so nice. The accommodation was clean and spacious. The food was excellent and with many different choices. We stayed all inclusive, which is worth doing as all the drinks are branded. The waiters are friendly and chatty. The pool and outside area is spotless. We lost power to... More

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Trim, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my husband and 3 kids in early July 2014. I will not be returning. I had asked for a ground floor apartment as we had a buggy and were put on the second floor. This would not have been a big deal if the lift had not been out of order for 4 consecutive days. The... More

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly and super helpful staff. Pool absolutely gorgeous, just like in the photos! Beach is only a 5 minutes walk - Praia Maria Luisa, one of the best in the Algarve. Food was good lots of variety - well worth the extra 10 Euros per night, always fresh and if you have a preference they will cook it for... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed stay. Apartment cleaned daily except sunday. aircon and fan available. spacious apartment and was upgraded on arrival. we went all inclusive, however many of those staying were privately owned or self catering. food was well prepared and chef cooking meet from fresh during meal times, fresh fish available daily. friendly staff. no entertainment at all at site for... More

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

We chose this holiday for a quick week in the sun I read the reviews and it seemed fine for what we wanted a cheep week away. The room was an apartment clean and had air con , oven ,fridge big room but always ask for a room with aircon as some couples we met had a fan! It was... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful staff. Pool absolutely gorgeous, just like in the photos! get a room next to the pool. we went as a 3-generation family - grandparents, my daughter and her little boy. He made lots of friends at the pool. it is also just 5 minutes walk away from the beach - Praia Maria Luisa, one of the... More

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Wigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late evening after our flight was delayed. The lady on reception allowed us to pay for our room before informing us there was no water in the apartments.She walked us to our room and on the way showed us the gaping hole in the car park where they were trying to find the problem. We had to wait... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend decided to go for the Balaia Mar due to the cheap all inclusive deal we got. The staff were very helpful and attentive, and I can't fault the cleanliness of the hotel. The food was tasty but very repetitive, which led us to eating out 3 times during our 7 night stay. Furthermore, all though we... More

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Carlow, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pool area is lovely but rooms not comfortable and very dated. We saw insects crawling around the floor numerous times. Hotel is a little bit out of town though we did walk it a couple of time so this could be a pro or con depending on what you're after. Some staff were not, others pretty much grunted in response.... More

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

Lovely pool and the grill at dinner was nice. 3 minute walk to a unspoilt beach with caves. Not too far from albufeira. the wifi was not included and we had to pay €1 for 15 mins! The buses were never on time too. but overall a brilliant holiday and I would definitely recommend the hotel and resort!

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Address: Praia Maria Luisa, Albufeira 8200-925, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Balaia Mar Hotel 3*
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#19 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira #22 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira #30 Top resorts Hotel in Albufeira #30 Business Hotel in Albufeira
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