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Dungannon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stayed for 8 nights great location! near beach, close to old town and close to strip, also near small markets.Good servise rooms cleaned regulary only bad things is reception closed often and no washing maschine in apartaments. All rest perfect! Good price.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stayed here for a week with my daughter (23yrs old), you can use your imagination when it comes to my age :) Greeted by Teresa on arrival at 9am, expected to wait until check in time to get in the apartment but were directed straight there, a bonus ! Apartment spacious and clean, tho a little updating is required here...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The location between the old town and the strip was excellent but the only problem was the accommodation. It is catered for 18 -21 year olds who don't care what they sleep in, our apartment was basic, no Wifi unless you where by the pool and then it was poor, staff where friendly but maids were not the best when...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Reception closes at night which is very unfortunate with the noise from the Partying Dutch 18 year olds as there is no one to control the teenage high jinks which included playing extremely loud music every night until about 3am when they went to the strip only to return at 7am to continue their loud antics which also included throwing...

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bristol
Reviewed 9 September 2015

we have stayed in Albufeira a few times but this accommodation had the best location. the accommodation was a good size for the 5 of us and the two bedrooms had en-suite shower rooms. WIFI is available in the reception and pool area but our room was close to the pool so we could get WIFI on the balcony. The...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We stayed in the Elma Apartments during first two weeks in August 2015, having booked very last minute, we were not sure what the apartments would be like. On arrival, nicely surprised. Met by Teresa at reception (extremely helpful throughout our stay). Our 2 bedroom apartment was spacious (plenty of room for two adults, 2 children + 1 infant) .Very...

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Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

We booked for a 3 night stag weekend with a little bit of trepidation about what we would find and I have to say we were delighted with the accommodation, facilities and the location. Comfortably sleeping 6 with 2 ensuite bathrooms, a well equipped kitchen, air conditioning and a balcony and the added suprise of a decent size pool with...

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Thank Travellingshaun
newbridge
Reviewed 31 October 2014

The Elma apartments are a good size, are clean and well equipped, Terese on reception was fantastic, a little note...reception closes at 7.30pm so if you are due to arrive after that arrange with reception a time for her to collect keys etc., There are no good views from these apartments you are just looking at more buildings, the pool...

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Monaghan, Ireland
Reviewed 30 August 2011

Fifteen in total stayed in the Elma appartments for eight nights .Everything was as we expected clean and friendly.Cristine the manageress is so caring and kind no task is to big.The pool is of moderate size always clean and well kept, good value and tasty treats available at pool side As mentioned before the allocation is perfect ten minutes walk...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2011

Stayed for a week with my 8 year old son. Booked directly the lady at the office was very helpful from first email till our final return journey to the airport. She orgainsed our transfers and was a font of information and advice during our stay. On arrival we were given a choice of apartments.We stayed in large recently modernised...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Elma Apartments

Address: Forte de Sao Joao, Albufeira 8200-325, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: $68 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 42
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