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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Quinta Dos Arcos | Edificio Maralvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
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Ranked #17 of 26 hotels in Alvor
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I arrived to maralvor at around 9:45pm, there was no one sight. It was dark and we were a bit frightened by the sight. We couldn't find any staff or a reception only a maintenance man who called the sister hotel in alvor and someone came with a key 15 minutes later. The apartment was very clean... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed with our two sons in a 2 bed self catering apartment. The cooker was so old it was extremely difficult to light, and we were SO worried that it might blow up! We ended up eating out every night. Our bedroom was big and adequate - but our sons were housed in a long and narrow BALCONY that... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, we must admit that we thought we had booked the Alvormar apartments, which are in the centre of Alvor, but due to the poor English spoken by the Teletext holidays agent,we found ourselves at the Maralvor. When we saw the apartment we were amazed by its size, the lounge was big enough for us to have a game of... More

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South Yorkshire England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The reception at the Maralvor apartments is at the bar and the 1st words the bar man said was "The bar shuts at 7pm" so not a good start or good impression. We were given the keys to our apartment and the door looked like an alluminium security shutter, on entry the apartment was very dark, at 5pm in the... More

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Marcolda_LDA, Director of Sales at Maralvor, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for your feedback. As my inquiries into your situation, I was informed that your party of 3 rooms were indeed not all assigned a pool facing room. As you would understand, not all of our rooms are pool facing, and do not have the same decor. One of your group was immediately changed to a 2bed... More

Bollington, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We've just come back from an 8 day holiday to Portugal-the purpose being, to attend a family wedding. Because there were 13 of us, all family, we were looking for apartments which were well equipped and spacious enough to be able to hide in your rooms if you got sick of your family. These apartments hit the nail on the... More

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Marcolda_LDA, Director of Sales at Maralvor, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It is always good to know our staff keep in touch with guests individual needs and/or problems. We also are pleased to pass on that the room are in renovation, and although the decor may vary from room to room, issues mentioned by yourself are beeing addressed. We have now included as well (as will... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Upon arrival at these apartments at 11 pm on a Sunday night there was nobody in sight. We had no one to check us in. We then had to travel 20 minutes WITH OUR LUGGAGE into the town centre. From there we got a taxi to the main hotel where we had to collect the room key & check in.... More

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Marcolda_LDA, Director of Sales at Maralvor, responded to this review

Dear Mm, thank you for your comments. We appologise for your arrival experiense. This is a problem we have been, and are trying to prevent from happening. Our reception services at Maralvor are not 24h, and we contract and inform agencies of such. Arrivals from November to April, or rest of year after 7pm are to collect keys from 24h... More

Old Colwyn, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We knew the location of the apartments from last year's visit. A 10 minute walk into the village could be a bit torturous in the heat. The pool is quite small and very few sunbeds considering the size of the complex. The bar WAS open and had a small selection of snacks which were good. The apartments are large and... More

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We stayed in apartment 203 which we rented privately from Owners Direct. The apartments are HUGE! More than enough spare for a family of 4. Our apartment was extremely well equipped with everything you could possibly think of and the kids loved the fact we had flat screen TV and DVD library! We had over 100 books in the apartment... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We have just got back from a week at the Maralvor. These apartments could do with a little updating, however the cleanliness and space in the apartments were excellent. There were three double wardrobes with more coathangers than you could possibly need (not always the case in our experience of apartments abroad) The location was a little too far from... More

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Lochgelly, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 hotel reviews
307 helpful votes 307 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

these apartments can be privately owned so the standard you get will vary we had a big apartment even had a washing machine and an ironing board which you don't intend to use much on holiday but can be useful Nice pool good size It is a bit of a walk to the village nice though I would always get... More

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Address: Quinta Dos Arcos | Edificio Maralvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao > Alvor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Maralvor 3*
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The MARALVOR apartments stand out for their perfect relation between price/quality/location. These spacious apartments, are located at mere 700 meters ( about 10 minutes walking distance) from Alvor Vilage center and the glorious sands of Alvor beach. This location allows to remain accessible but distanced enough to enjoy a relaxed holiday, escaping the noisy hustle and bustle of a center located unit. Built with comfort in mind, these apartments have an independent kitchen, fully equipped with Fridge/freezer, hobs/oven, microwave, electric kettle, toaster, washing machine and all remainig utensils necessary for a great SELF-CATERING holiday. The bedrooms, are equipped with two single beds or a double, a large wardrope for all the necessary packing space and still have enough space left for 1 or 2 Cots if necessary (no extra cost but will req. To pre-book them on reservation). The living-room, once again ample and spacious, are equiped with a sofa bed or a sofa plus single individual beds, that allow for a maximum ocupancy of the apartment without sacrificing on comfort or giving guests a claustrofobic feel. Equiped with Satelite TV, with all the national channels plus some international ones, allow for a good retriet, when the holiday fun gets a bit tiering. The bathroom, also with good size, has a full bath and shower.He unit has also a SNACK-BAR (privatelly managed and with seasonal operation), were several drinks, cocktails and snack are served thruw the day, and were you can still find games such as darts, snooker and video-games ... more   less 
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