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Balaia Mar Hotel

#25 of 161 Hotels in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
Praia Maria Luisa, Albufeira 8200-925, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff here are great, it has the small hotel vibe where you feel you know everyone working there. We stayed in The tivoli in Lagos after and although the facilities were far superior the vibe was far more authoritarian in regards the staff towards us. I would definitely recommend this place.

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2 Thank Owen M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed,here twice before,and only have good comments to make.Unfortunately stayed here for a week in early July and left feeling not very Happy. The apartment wasnt very good. We had a Micorwave, Fridge, and Hob, Oh and Dishwasher no Oven, not as though we really stayed in apartment for food, but it seemed strange to have a dishwasher... More 

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Thank Joan E
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel. Great holiday. Food was good, rooms were good and cleaned every day. All inclusive drinks were good and the staff are wonderful. José in the sports bar is a legend. Always up for a laugh and knew our drinks after the 1st round. Made us feel very welcome. Reception staff very patient and extremely helpful. Booked taxis ordered... More 

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1 Thank Rania1983
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are just back from a week in the Balaia Mar hotel and we had a fab time. We were in room number 4 which overlooked the pool; it was very nice. The room was nice, although the bathroom is quite small (this didn't bother us too much!). We had b&b - the breakfast was perfect with plenty of choice.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 10 days at the end of June and I cannot praise this hotel enough. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. We stayed in room 107 and 108, which are ground floor rooms, with balconies facing the pool. Great rooms with aircon, a fridge and a safe. The rooms were kept very clean - the... More 

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Thank SunOfMan
Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel services are very good and the staff were very friendly. Carlos and Jose the bar men were great and we have excellent service from them. The hotel room was spacious and clean. Overall the hotel is kept clean and the food was great. Pool area is clean and tidy and there are plenty of sun beds. The only downside... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were actually in the balaia apartments not the hotel itself. The apartment was spacious however very dated, especially the bedroom and living room furniture. We went half board and wasn't overly impressed witht the food. Breakfast would of been good if it wasn't cold and the choice at dinner was very limited, pretty much the same every night. Desert... More 

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Thank Cara S
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel for a relaxing break. Room in Main hotel overlooking pool with a big balcony - chairs / table /sun loungers. Room had a free safe - kettle fridge hair dryer. All inclusive is definitely worth having as food / drink is plentiful and good quality and variety. Staff all very attentive and friendly - especially Jose in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't stay in the apartment in the day time for the noise, banging, drilling all day every day, they show a supermarket but it was closed all the time we were there, no entertainment at all, the beach maybe 400 metres but it is a steep hill, outside the complex there is a small supermarket opposite but anything else... More 

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Thank Edward W
West Calder, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

If you like a quiet , relaxing by the pool holiday then this is the place for you. Great , hard working staff , from reception to the kitchen staff and waiters/waitresses who are always there to help you enjoy your stay. Special mention to Carlos in the poolside bar and the exceptional Jose in the sports bar who has... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Balaia Mar Hotel

Address: Praia Maria Luisa, Albufeira 8200-925, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: $46 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balaia Mar Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Balaia Mar Hotel Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Albufeira
#14 Best Value Hotel in Albufeira
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#23 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
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