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Hotel Sol e Mar

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Shotts, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Just returned from sol e mar great location towels changed every day bed changed every 2 days the breakfast was not 4 star but it got u up in the morning the beach view was to die for only thing I missed was no outside space to relax but can't have everything

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

Many thanks on behalf of all the staff of Hotel Sol e Mar. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards

Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We was staying at the roc a mar before being thrown out for asking for fruit and complaining about the dead rat and cockroaches, Julie from jet 2 got us in to the sol e mar what a difference a few hundred yards make, we got a sea view room, the room was bigger and lighter, more cupboard space and...

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

Greetings from 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 guests. We will be delighted to welcome you back and provide you...

United kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I would and will stay at this hotel again, we were lucky enough to get a room on the 4th floor with a balcany over looking the sea, very relaxing looking out to sea every morning and evening. There was no noise from the other guests, but heard the skinny dippers every night, but that was because we had patio...

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

Greetings from 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 guests. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to...

Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Didn't stay here but called in for cocktails and what a view !!!!! It would be very hard to beat. The staff were very friendly and polite even arranging a taxi back to our own hotel !! If I returned I most definitely would stay here

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

It is a great pleasure to know that you have had a wonderful stay in Hotel Sol e Mar. We highlight appreciate your kind words about our staff who will be very proud to know that they have helped to make your stay a nice experience. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015

we stayed at this hotel for one week at the end of May into June 2015. We were told it was built in1965 so that would have been before most people could even think about going on a holiday to the Med. Built into the cliff all the rooms have sea views of the lovely beach where you can hire...

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

Many thanks on behalf of all the staff of Hotel Sol e Mar. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards

Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We booked in and at first we were given the wrong key to the room number they gave us. The receptionist was a bit loopy to say the least. There was no sunbeds you had to go to the beach for them and it was 15 euros a day, there was a pool but it was indoor and was the...

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Thank you very much for your feedback , we really appreciate and deserves our deepest attention . You can be sure that we have taken good note about your concerns. kind regards

herts
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Just back from a week here this was our 2nd visit to this hotel found the rooms to be quiet dated now but clean they have done up the pool which looks much better , in corridors found we could smell sewage now n again which was not pleasant, the food was average eggs beans tomatoes mushrooms sausage cold meats...

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First of all we thank you for having spent, again, your holidays at the Hotel Sol e Mar. 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

Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Just got home yesterday after a fantastic stay at this hotel. It's been a dream of ours to stay here for seven years after our last visit to Albufeira. We fell in love with the location and potential views etc from the hotel. All I can say is it didn't disappoint! All the staff were friendly and extremely helpful and...

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

It is a great pleasure to know that you have had a wonderful stay in Hotel Sol e Mar. We highlight appreciate your kind words about our staff who will be very proud to know that they have helped to make your stay a nice experience. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Spent 4 days in April though hotel is dated and quirky 70's building the location and friendly welcoming service more than makes up for this. The rooms and bathrooms very clean with fluffy white towels. Location second to none beach fronted with beach bar and restaurants in front of hotel other side of hotel is in Old town centre. Breakfast...

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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. It is a pleasure for us to know that you have had a perfect and lovely stay in our hotel due to our service. We very much appreciate your words about our location, it is true that we are located...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Just returned from a weeks stay in this this hotel,which is centrally located on the beach with stunning sea views,on the edge of the old town, with spacious spotless rooms (cleaned daily with towel & sheet change) albeit the beds were a little too hard for comfort & lumpy pillows! the hotel is a little dated for my taste,but the...

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I would like to thank you on behalf of all the Hotel Sol e Mar staff for your kind feedback. We very much appreciate your words about our location, it is true that we are located in a perfect place if you want go to the beach, shopping, walk by the city center. Looking forward to welcome you again for...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Airport Transportation
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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
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: RM399 - RM1,214 (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
Hotel Style:
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#26 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
#27 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
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“All rooms have a sea view, remember that the reception, restaurant, bar and lounge areas are on the fifth floor. You go down to your room.”
 of 5 bubbles ClanLawlor, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are guaranteed to be sea and beach facing so no need to even request when booking”
 of 5 bubbles davec339, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a sea view. If you want easy beach access choose floor 1.”
 of 5 bubbles regency19, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“they are all good high floor for better views”
 of 5 bubbles jonny41, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“fioors 3 & 4 have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles DouglasR834, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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