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    Solar de Sao Joao

    Rua do Solar 774, Albufeira 8200-290, Portugal
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$115
          US$66
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          Overview
          • Excellent17%
          • Very good36%
          • Average20%
          • Poor11%
          • Terrible13%
          Travellers talk about
          “pool area” (23 reviews)
          “self catering” (18 reviews)
          Public Wifi
          Free Parking
          Pool
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 7 May 2015

          We have stayed here several times now and have had no complaints. The rooms are dated but they are spotlessly clean and well maintained. The maids come in every day and clean the apartments, change the towels every day. The pool area is excellent, very...More

          5  Thank Jeffrys2355
          Reviewed 29 March 2015

          This is my third stay at the solar and it was another enjoyable week. Having been a number of times and seen some of the bad reviews I wonder if I am staying at the same place.True it is a bit dated and some areas...More

          5  Thank Nakes1878
          Reviewed 17 March 2015

          We were a little apprehensive after reading some of the reviews, but was pleasantly surprised. Yes it is a bit dated but apartments are spotless. Cleaned every day, towels changed every day and bed linen twice a week .Has everything you need in the apartment...More

          4  Thank Joscarroll
          Reviewed 5 February 2015

          Went at beginning of October 2014 for 1 week. Greeted by cockroaches running around the bedroom and a horrid smell in the kitchen cupboards! We were put into the separate outside block across from the main building which we didn't mind, but not used to...More

          6  Thank lisakirsteen
          Reviewed 8 January 2015

          well here we go this was our 2nd stay at the solar and yet again they proved that the bad reviews are nonsense!1 yes it requires some investment but the staff and the location more than make up for this well done solar if we...More

          6  Thank Stephen M
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$37 - US$242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 75
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          • Location
          • Portugal >
          • Algarve >
          • Faro District >
          • Albufeira
          • Also Known As
          • Solar De Sao Joao Hotel Albufeira ,
          • Solar De Sao Joao Albufeira
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          val15jj
          We are thinking about staying here in September but flight home isn't until evening. Does place have somewhere secure that we can leave our luggage after we have booked out. Also how far is it away from the Old Town and is it easily accessible Thanks Val
          24 May 2017|
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          We are thinking about staying here in September but flight home isn't until evening. Does place have somewhere secure that we can leave our luggage after we have booked out. Also how far is it away from the Old Town and is it easily accessible Thanks Val
          24 May 2017|
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          Response from HelenaMendes-GM | Property representative |
          Dear Val, Thank you for your enquiry on staying at the Solar de Sao Joao, it would be a real and true pleasure to welcome you at ours. As to your queries: - Yes, we do. There is a proper luggage room, duly locked up... More
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          We are thinking about staying here in September but flight home isn't until evening. Does place have somewhere secure that we can leave our luggage after we have booked out. Also how far is it away from the Old Town and is it easily accessible Thanks Val
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          Room Tips
          "A room over looking the pool. Second floor much cooler and shaded by trees."
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          "Pay the extra when booking for a pool view"
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          "1st floor room 207"
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