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Hotel Sol e Mar

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Have just had two weeks at the Sol E Mar and had a great time,ok the hotel is dated but still retains it's 60s charm The rooms were cleaned every day and fresh towels every day The staff were very friendly and helpful and the Manager was very helpful with anything you required A few travellers on here have knocked...

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3Thank Melinspain
Reviewed February 2, 2014

Stayed here with my wife for one week from Saturday 25th January, after reading other reviews I do nt know what people have been complaining about. All staff were friendly , hotel very clean yes I agree it is a little dated but this just adds more character to the place. The bar area is great with its central bar...

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6Thank Kevin J
Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed February 1, 2014

Had the pleasure of spending 16 nights in this hotel taking in Christmas and New Year. Found the Hotel perfectly adequate. Very good value for money, and rooms with a glorius view over the roaring sea. The public areas are tastefully decorated especially the lounge on the fith floor. One of my favourite places was on the balcony of the...

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5Thank esereht59
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 31, 2014

Found hotel to be really good but a little rough around the edges i,e rust in the room fridge, a little re painting needed. The worst thing though was breakfast. Stale cereals, warm milk, hot food poor. But to be positive great location, nice staff and great view from the balcony. We would go back but maybe miss the breakfast.

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4Thank Jill Y
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 31, 2014

We would go back to this hotel. Its In the cobbled streets of the old town. We asked for and got 6th floor room with bedroom and lounge area, great views, nice balcony, lift down to beach, pianist and dancing in the evening. good housekeeping. Breakfast good apart from the sausages, but plentiful. We were only bed and breakfast so...

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4Thank Elenor C
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed January 30, 2014

Realistically I put this property as between 'Average' and 'Very Good'. In more familiar terms (UK standards) it is a decent 3 star hotel that was once a 4 star hotel. Fantastic location in the Old Town, you simply cannot get a better location. Very friendly and helpful staff who are genuine in their advice and assistance, Nice bar with...

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3Thank ReturnVisitor2014
North Yorks
Reviewed January 28, 2014

Stayed for a short break, three nights, half board and thought it was fantastic value. Yes, the hotel is a little dated, but the room and all public areas were very clean. The staff were all attentive and polite without being intrusive. The food was fairly basic but there was plenty of it and a good variety. The view from...

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4Thank jooly13
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 28, 2014

Nothing more to be said about location,except you wouldnt get a better one.Rooms were kept clean and towels changed daily by a lovely cleaning lady who always had a smile.The reception staff,Ilda and Berta helped us out over a mistake in our booking which wasnt the hotels fault and everything was fine,They were so helpfull throught our holiday,The dining room...

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4Thank Alan V
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Sole E Mar, having been to the beach area for several years while staying at other locations we were delighted to find out that we could book a holiday there, The service was great, all our requirements were met and we have booked again to come in May 2014. Everywhere is spotless and...

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2Thank kenneth m
UK
Reviewed January 27, 2014

We didnt stay in this hotel but spent alot of time in the cafe on the beach front. What terrible service. We were sat at a table outside and had finished our drinks but nobody came to see if we wanted to order anything else so my husband went inside to order some ice creams for one of the waitresses...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $102 - $304 (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:
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#25 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
#27 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
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“All rooms are excellent.”
LancasterKebabman, 3 days ago | Read review
“All room have sea view”
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busybodies, 1 week ago | Read review
“All rooms have sea view, 2nd floor was good”
V1713CZdeborahc, 1 week ago | Read review
“All rooms look over the sea”
george319London, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms over looking sea”
SHORTYMAM, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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