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Hotel Sol e Mar

#46 of 162 Hotels in Albufeira
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4.0 of 5
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Rua Jose Bernardino de Sousa, 12, Albufeira 8200-146, Portugal
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West Sussex Coast
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146 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent Christmas here again and had a wonderful time. Staff and service brilliant. Would hate for this hotel to be totally modernised and loose all its character, the bar is a great place to meet up BUT it's time to replace all the beds, baths and showers. The beds are so uncomfortable and the baths have chips out of them... More 

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3 Thank nexoy
Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

First of all we thank you for having spent, again, your holidays at the Hotel Sol e Mar. Your kind words are an incentive for all of us in our daily efforts for improving quality and service. Thank you very much for your special mention to all the staff. They will appreciate it. You can be sure that we have... More 

St Ives, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

arrived on 29th Jan am for 2 weeks for my partners '50th' birthday, greeted at reception by the friendliest lady at reception ever! couldnt do enough for us. a credit to the hotel, views in room breathtaking. Arrived for evening meal to a very sour looking dining room manager, could not even say "hello" thought he may be having an... More 

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2 Thank rosieribbons
Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

We are very happy to know that you had a enjoyable holidays among us. You can be sure that we have taken good note about your concerns Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards. More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here. The staff were all very friendly, the maids extremely polite and the bar staff very amenable. Breakfast buffet had a large range of food and drink, something for everyone. Staying on the 4th floor meant our room was underneath the dining area which unfortunately made sleeping in not possible due to scraping chairs overhead. The... More 

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3 Thank SallR
Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

I would like to thank you on behalf of all the Hotel Sol e Mar staff for your kind feedback. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from our second visit to the Hotel Sol e Mar and as before enjoyed our stay so much and can't wait to return again. The Hotel is simply great - location - views - cleanliness - service - the staff are just fantastic from arrival to departure so helpful and friendly. The Sol e Mar is... More 

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2 Thank Sue K
Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

First of all we thank you for having spent, again, your holidays at the Hotel Sol e Mar. Thank you very much for your nice feedback and for publishing such as motivating words on TripAdvisor!!. I have shared your amazing comments to all the team who will take great pride in the level of service that they provide to our... More 

roscommon
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a quiet, comfortable hotel with great sea views this ticks all the boxes. Very reasonable out of season. If I could offer one improvement it would be for them to supply a tea/coffee/kettle tray in the room - I understand that in financial terms this costs money - I would be happy to pay a... More 

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2 Thank Iwantcleanpillows
Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

I would like to thank you on behalf of all the Hotel Sol e Mar staff for your kind feedback. You can be sure that we have taken good note about your suggestions Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 4* hotel in a great position in the the old town but with all rooms facing the sea. Rooms are good and comfortable. Good restaurant and close to small excellent local restaurants. (Portuguese cooking). Friendly and helpful staff. Indoor pool.

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3 Thank Stan W
Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

I would like to thank you on behalf of all the Hotel Sol e Mar staff for your kind feedback. Thank you very much for your special mention to all the staff. They will appreciate it. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second winter holiday at the Sol e Mar. It was equally as enjoyable as the first. We requested a room on the 6th floor and despite the hotel being fully booked we got it. The staff are friendly, helpful and very hard working. Berta (on reception) is always a delight and was wonderful to see her again.... More 

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4 Thank LesPeters
Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

First of all we thank you for having spent, again, your holidays at the Hotel Sol e Mar. Your kind words are an incentive for all of us in our daily efforts for improving quality and service. Thank you very much for your special mention to all the staff. They will appreciate it. If you are planning to come back... More 

Dundalk, Ireland
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent another three weeks at the sol e mar and it's as good today as it was on our first visit ,the staff are very friendly and helpful and make your stay really relaxed and enjoyable,the food and service on Xmas day and New Years eve were exceptional, the breakfast has a great variety to suit all tastes (pity... More 

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3 Thank Jonboyat33
Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

First of all we thank you for having spent, again, your holidays at the Hotel Sol e Mar. Your kind words are an incentive for all of us in our daily efforts for improving quality and service. Thank you very much for your special mention to all the staff. They will appreciate it. If you are planning to come back... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time around here (see review from January 2015) - and of course it's possible that expectations wouldn't be matched. Happy to report that our second visit was just as fantastic as the first. Yes, the hotel is still showing its age and the rooms would clearly benefit from capital expenditure, yes, the breakfast is still OK (horrible orange juice... More 

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1 Thank Coz_11
Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

First of all we thank you for having spent, again, your holidays at the Hotel Sol e Mar. Your kind words are an incentive for all of us in our daily efforts for improving quality and service. Thank you very much for your special mention to all the staff. They will appreciate it. You can be sure that we have... More 

West midlands
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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location in Albufeira Old Town. The public areas are spacious and clean, but the bedrooms could do with a bit if TLC. That said all rooms have full sea view and a balcony that is 'fit for purpose'. Staff were a mixed bunch. Some very cheerful and helpful, others appeared moody and gave the impression that they didn't want... More 

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Hotel Sol e Mar... H, Manager at Hotel Sol e Mar, responded to this review

I would like to thank you on behalf of all the Hotel Sol e Mar staff for your kind feedback. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards More 

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