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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked 2 bed apartment, given 3 bedrooms. Top floor apt, no 65. Huge balcony with 3 sun beds, table & chairs which was a sun-trap. Apartment had everything you need, Nicely furnished, comfy beds, freezer for the ice lollies! Cleaned daily whilst we were there. Really helpful reception staff. Didn't eat in hotel but nice bar staff and great cocktails.... More 

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Thank Carol J
Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Booked one bed apartment got a 3 bed, a bit tired but very nice, clean well stocked for self catering, we were all inclusive. Food very good, 2 different mains , fish/meat, then the usual meat, salads and veg. Variety of sweets. Staff lovely very helpful, happy and do anything for you. Would go back again in September the weather... More 

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Thank sandraerskine
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

me and my family had a change of hotel rooms within 24 hours, room's had a bad smell, and was not very clean, tv didn't work, no railings on the 3rd floor balcony, lighting on stairway was very poorly light, beds and towels didn't get changed while we was there, lucky enough we took our own towels. three family members... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Just home , now freezing! We are couple in mid 40s pretty well travelled and did a lot of long haul all inclusives when our son was young he now 24. In all our wisdom we took 3 oaps away with us this time! My mum 71 his mum and dad 70 and 80 respectively . For a European 3star... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stayed in a two bedroom apartment with a large deck on the top floor overlooking the complex. While the here were quite hard and the rooms dated and in need of some upgrades. It is really close to the beach, great pool, and decent food if you eat there. It is close to many eating places along the coast.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you want somewhere that offers great accommodation, great food, great staff and great value for money - you will struggle to find better! Very close to the beach and a real find! WILL BE BOOKING AGAIN FOR SURE! Upon arrival we well looked after and instantly felt relaxed. We were looked after from the start. They offer help when... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The 3 best things about this hotel are the staff (helpful and plenty of them), the lovely restaurant setting which was next to the pool and the close proximity to Maria Luisa beach. Also nice to have comfy beds and pillows. If I were to recommend 1 improvement, it would be to increase the variety of the food. The food... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We just came back from Albufeira. We staid in Da Balaia apartments for 5 nights. we booked studio and one bedroom apartment. On arrival we been told that instead one-bedroom apartment we will get two-bedroom. Nice one! Studio was enough spacious, beds was hard but we like that way. Studio has no balcony so if you looking in the evening... More 

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Thank Margarita R
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My family and I had a wonderful time when we stayed in these apartments last week. The furniture is a little dated, but there was a kitchen fully equipped with everything you could need - a kettle, fridge freezer, oven, microwave. The rooms were large enough for my family of four and I feel was a perfect (and quiet) place... More 

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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

What can i say it was amazing from beginning to end. Reception staff was welcoming and friendly. My room slash mini 2 bed apartment was bigger then most flats in london hence the name Balaia apartments. Food was rich with flavor and plenty of choice. staff was great cleaning staff came every day and amazing family experience for myself hubby... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Da Balaia Apartments

Address: Praia Maria Luisa | Praia Maria Luisa, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: RM138 - RM607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Da Balaia Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 202
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“rooms in block B”
 of 5 bubbles _rebeccaray_rw, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an Apartment looking over the Pool!”
 of 5 bubbles Gambino888, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to book direct and see if you can get a room that has air-con. Also top floor has best balconies in the sun shine and are larger,”
 of 5 bubbles BG303, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Request a room in the Hotel with a balcony & air con.”
 of 5 bubbles MrFocco, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Wifi was expensive ,”
 of 5 bubbles Noss1973, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
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