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Hotel Suave Mar

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Arantes de Oliveira, Esposende 4740-204, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 3 Esposende B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a week in mid September on a group trip from London arranged by Success Tours. Francisco, the manager, and his staff were all very friendly and helpful. Our waiters, Tiago, Antonio et al were especially welcoming. The breakfasts could have had more variety (every day had the same choices). The evening meals were typical Portugese cooking... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff, especially Ricardo in the bar who kindly opened my bottle of wine from the supermarket on 2 nights and packed it in an ice bucket to take away. Breakfast is pretty ordinary, 2 Douwe Egbert coffee machine that produce the rank dark water that Dutch offices have. But you can ask for real coffee and the waiter... More

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Chaves, Portugal
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was my first trip to Esposende despite living in Portugal for many years. When I saw that the hotel was only three stars my expectations were not too high, but wasn't I surprised! The quality of the rooms, the common areas, the facilities, the location, everything was four star. I really don't understand the rating system because I have... More

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den haag
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Suave Mar is an excellent hotel that could have been rated 10 out of 10 points but unfortunately we cannot rate it higher than 6 points due and only due to the fact that whereever you are horrible jazz music hounts you. In the lobby, the restaurant, the breakfast restaurant, the pool and (having a room on the poolside) in... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights on a trip to celebrate my husbands birthday. It was our first trip to Portugal and we chose Esposende as it was near to Porto and on the coast. On arrival we were impressed by the style and charm of this lovely hotel, definitely more 5 star than 3 star. Our room... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This was a great hotel to stay at after a day of walking! The beds were comfortable, a nice big bath to soak in and although it was quite a walk away from the centre of the town it did have room service which we took advantage of! A good hotel along the Camino!

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Loved our three night stay at this beautiful hotel. The courtyard pool and cafe area surrounded by art deco style walls and beautiful flowering shrubs is the perfect way to unwind from the stresses of life. The hotel was not without its problems in the first room offered the air con did not work but we were quickly given a... More

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Porto, Portugal
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Stayed in the Suave Mar for a weekend a couple of weeks ago. It’s an inexpensive hotel, well located with reasonable services. We stayed in room which was suitable for handicapped people and it was so big that it was a bit uncomfortable. I would recommend the sea view rooms, which are not very large but seem more comfortable. The... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We stayed in this hotel for one week in the middle of May. We booked a standard room which over looked the pool. The room was perfectly adequate for our needs, it was clean and comfortable. We had read some of the reviews before traveling and had a few reservations, these were unfounded. We ate in the restaurant each evening;... More

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Verona, Italy
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

A very SAD hotel, with very old furniture and old fashioned bathrooms.. but nice pictures all over their websites.. a shame! I've been there in August 2012 with a room that was supposed to be with a view. The view was a parking, and the lagoon, that was actually very sad. Breakfast was poor, with very few tables. The hotel... More

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Address: Arantes de Oliveira, Esposende 4740-204, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Braga District > Esposende
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Suave Mar 3*
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