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Solar de Sao Joao

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Stayed for week with friends on arrival we were given two separate rooms in two different blocks our room was really peaceful they were unlucky having been put next to a group of youngsters however on complaining the following morning they were moved and everything was fine.Only down side was cupboards are outdated and noisy when opening and closing could...

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4Thank paulM9926SJ
Merthyr Vale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Marvellous location,lovely staff and a hotel that i can recommend.As has been mentioned on other reviews it a short stroll to the strip and a five euro taxi ride to the old town.Everything you need in the clean rooms and we had a lovely pool view.

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2Thank Gareth M
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Mouldy bath rooms, tired paintwork, this hotel is in serious need of refurbishment,all the fixtures and fittings are in need of replacement,they are either rusty,broken,dirty,damaged or , in the case of the refrigerator,held together with bungee cord. Its definitely not a 3 star Hotel,it looks like it still has all the original fittings from when it was built We ere...

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3Thank rayfish999
Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2014

once again we returned to solar and nothing had changed the staff and the service was excellent the place was very clean and tidy a lovley place to be so quite but so close to the night life and some very good restaurants close by will be going back soon

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3Thank Gary H
Reviewed 1 October 2014

booked three apartments ,self catering ,2 hob cooker barely worked ,no grill, toaster didnt work ,no oven , freeze box didnt work ,couldn use one bathroom because of smell,and cockroaches walked around bath and floor at night ,were not allowed room towels at pool ,nor food or drink if you didnt buy it at the bar, out of all the...

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2Thank annemarie k
Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

This lovely little retreat is located just off the strip yet it is super quiet! 10 minute walk to the beach and a 5euro trip to the old town. Fantastic location! Spacious appartment with lovely views of the pool and the sea! Rooms were cleaned daily and the staff were lovely and very helpful. Would deffinately recommend this hotel to...

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1Thank MissDaniellePaton
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014

it was a basic hotel but you get what you paid for .rooms were cleaned every day and new towels .nice pool and pool bar .ask for a pool view plenty of sun beds and staff work very hard .if you are eating out try the wander inn pub just up the road the steak pie is mouth watering also...

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1Thank ken t
Reviewed 5 September 2014

After reading some very poor reviews, after booking this place, I find my self very much on the other side of the fence. We have just today returned from Solar de Sao joao, and found that the staff couldn't have been more helpful. The accommodation is basic, but if you want the Ritz, you need to pay for it. The...

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7Thank Nik W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We booked a cheap break and wasn't expecting much for the price and didn't get it. The location is great if you want somewhere central to the strip and close to the beach- both are a short walk. However, check in was a nightmare. We arrived at 10am and was told our room wouldn't be ready till 3pm. We were...

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2Thank 725Dee
London
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Dirty, Dingey, Dark, Rude staff, money hungry, corrupt. I strongly urge everyone NOT to stay here. Without having to explain every small problem we encountered with this atrocious hotel and business i will try and sum up our stay and treatment. We were made to pay a deposit that was not in-fact required and then threatened to take money out...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This charming and inviting apartment complex disposes of a fantastic tropical garden and although located at the heart of the tourist centre and only a few minutes from the divine bay of Praia da Oura and the Strip, it is an island of peace and offers a unique experience of tranquility. Excellent shops, restaurants and bars are in the immediate vicinity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Solar de Sao Joao

Address: Rua do Solar 774, Albufeira 8200-290, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: $57 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Solar de Sao Joao 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Solar De Sao Joao Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“A room over looking the pool. Second floor much cooler and shaded by trees.”
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