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Hotel Sol e Mar

Orbitz.comUS$176*
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#35 of 162 Hotels in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$209*
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel food is basic, even being half board we ate out most evenings. Most of the staff were friendly, and the location was fabulous. The hotel is need of some updating, the bathroom in our room certainly needed replacing.

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1Thank richardsG4398KM
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. 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

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here with a friend for 3 nights in May. As other reviewers have said it is in a great location overlooking the beach and beside the old town. The bedrooms are below reception as it's built into a cliff. The lift in the hotel takes you down to beach level and the nice beach bar hotel. A quite...

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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. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards

Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is on the beach, so the view is wonderful!! The rooms are basic, but clean and adequate, as we were out most of the time. There is an indoor pool (no outdoor), a bar and a restaurant, and a private exit to the beach. We had a half board package, but ate out locally as it was so...

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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. Thank you very much for your special mention to all the staff. They will appreciate it. Looking forward to welcome you again for your next visit to Albufeiral!!! Kind regards

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have returned to sol e mar many times the view is the main reason the hotel is till in need of a refurbishment to bring it up to date especially the bathrooms need updating rooms are spacious and comfy beds Staff very friendly

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

First of all we thank you for having spent, again, your holidays at the Hotel Sol e Mar. Thank you very much for your special mention to all the staff. They will appreciate it. You can be sure that we have taken good note about your concerns If you are planning to come back to Hotel Sol e Mar, please,...

Consett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been staying at this hotel in November for the past 20 years because of the location, the staff and general olde world ambience. However I tried to book for November 2018 only to be informed that the hotel was fully booked and that the prices had almost doubled from previous years. Very disappointing from my perspective but best of...

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

First of all we thank you for having spent, again, your holidays at the Hotel Sol e Mar. Your kind words are an incentive for all of us in our daily efforts for improving quality and service. Thank you very much for your special mention to all the staff. They will appreciate it. If you want reserve a room just...

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in a position which is enviable, right on the beach and also in the Old Town. Really friendly staff who all have good English skills, and so eager to please. This Hotel is built into the cliff and so all rooms have a stunning sea view, the sound of the sea is ever present and is lovely to...

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

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 do our best to make your stay a...

Cork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an early flight & arrived at SOL E MAR at 10.30am, our room was ready & there was a bottle of champagne on ice in our room as it was my husband's 60th birthday! What a lovely surprise, a great start to our holiday! We stayed B & B, plenty of choice for breakfast, all the usuals, there...

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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 do our best to make your stay a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best bits of this hotel by far is the location and beautiful sea views. The rooms and hotel in general are fairly dated and not what you would come to expect from a 4 star hotel. The day staff were very friendly and spoke English fairly well. Our check in was on time but felt our room could of...

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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. I'm sorry for what happened and for the night staff 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

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well we booked this supposed 4* hotel, admittedly as somewhere to lay our heads as we were on a boys away trip however.. Very pricey hotel and i wasnt expecting the world but the rooms had literally a bed and a tv. The bed is 2 singles which creek when you lay on them. Half the plugs dont work (same...

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I would like to thank you on behalf of all the Hotel Sol e Mar staff for your feedback. As you know you were not mistreated by hotel staff, your behavior at the hotel was not the best behavior. Kind regards

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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  • Multilingual Staff
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: $140 - $441 (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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Sol e Mar Hotel
Hotel Sol e Mar Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#25 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#27 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
#27 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
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“In need of modernisation.”
richardsG4398KM, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“High floor rooms are very nice for the view”
U561EZkarenm, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“We were on the third floor, nice and quiet.”
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  • Clean and nice sized room.
CheltonianSteve, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Look at alternative hotels”
andyvistavis, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“try for 1st floor ”
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