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Hotel Sol e Mar

#36 of 161 Hotels in Albufeira
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Rua Jose Bernardino de Sousa, 12, Albufeira 8200-146, Portugal
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a superbly situated hotel, right on the beach, the staff in the hotel are brilliant, we had a personal problem where we had to get help and this is where the staff offered us so much help, from getting us info from a doctor to getting us to the hospital, cannot thank them enough for there help, from... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Location of the hotel is fantastic, right on the beach and 2 minutes walk to the centre of the old town. ALL of the rooms have sea views and although the whole hotel could do with updating it is clean and comfortable. Breakfast was fairly good with plenty of choice but again the restaurant is outdated. Don't think I would... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here with my two sons 10 and 13 from 17/12/15 to 24/12/16 was my first time in Portugal was delighted when I arrived sun was shining and the view from our room and all rooms are right on the beach,was fantastic especially the sound of the waves..the beauty of this hotel is beach on door step at the back... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Sol e Mar for 3 nights and we did have a great time as Albufeira is wonderful! The hotel location is perfect although quite loud at night with the bar right below. Like everyone said, the rooms are old and need and major redo! The bathroom is indeed bad like everyone says. I almost... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just back from Sol e Mar Hotel Albufeira. From the minute we arrived, we felt right at home. We stayed on the 3rd floor room was spotless. All rooms have a sea view and it is fab, looking out in the morning at the waves was brill! Food was ok maybe a bit more variety needed, the restaurant staff were... More 

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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. 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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped for drink on way home from dinner in old town after investigating the beach tunnel. Great location, nice looking cocktail shack and comfy seats. Waitress very helpful in us ordering drinks and quick to serve. On looking to purchase a 2nd set there was no sign of Waitresses so ordered at the cocktail bar. Bad mistake. Head barman had... More 

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

This part does not belong to the hotel Sol e Mar we would appreciate that you remove the comment. Kind regards Luis Trindade General Manager Hotel Sol e Mar More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's right on the beach so you can't complain about that. We arrived by car and they don't have any parking at the hotel. We were able to unload in front of the hotel but had to park the car 4 or 5 blocks away. Not a big deal - just about 5 minutes walk. The area is on a... 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 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a week here with friends and had a very nice time. The hotel is a little dated but the rooms are clean and all have balconies with a sea view. Breakfast was adequate and the bar in the middle of the lounge area was very good and welcoming. Piano player on Thursday night was hilarious. Hotel is on a... More 

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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. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Hotel but much of it refurbished. All rooms have balconies and wonderful views of beach, sea and more. The location is amazing. There is a beach bar and small indoor pool on the lowest floor. From here a walk through the tunnel goes straight into the Old Town, which is interesting and lively with numerous shops, bars and restaurants..We... 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. We appreciate so much for you recommending our hotel Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards More 

Carlisle. Cumbria
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28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean but dated, basic,but does what it says,we got a bargain with this hotel,,if you have paid a lot,id look at something different, the food was iffish,,,edible but that's it,and same dessert 4 nights running,and not good,,,it definetly needs updated,location fantastic,right ion the beach,and central,,,hotel quiete,but noisey outside on a nigt,and on the weekend it kept us awake till well... 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 feedback. You can be sure that we have taken good note about your concerns Kind regard More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located directly on the beach in the centre of Albufeira, the 4-star Sol e Mar Resort features 2 restaurants, 2 bars and a heated indoor pool. The Sol e Mar rooms benefit from private balconies with sea views, as well as a TV with satellite channels. Every room has a refrigerator and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer. Sunrise Restaurant serves lavish buffet meals accompanies by sea views; Sunset Restaurant offers a la carte regional and international cuisine. There is also a cocktail bar, an ice cream parlour and live evening entertainment. Hotel Sol e Mar is just 3 minutes' walk from Albufeira's Archaeological Museum. Bicycles can be rented from the hotel - perfect for exploring the old town and picturesque clifftops. Free Wi-Fi is available in its public areas. Faro International Airport is 30 minutes' drive from Hotel Sol e Mar. On-site car hire is available. Free public parking is available within 400 metres from the hotel ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Sol e Mar

Address: Rua Jose Bernardino de Sousa, 12, Albufeira 8200-146, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: $56 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sol e Mar 4*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Sol e Mar Hotel
Hotel Sol e Mar Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#27 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
#28 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
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