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Morton, Illinois
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145 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I spent three nights here during our 25 day tour of Portugal. So glad we came to the Algarve, to Salema and to this B&B. Bettina met us and helped with luggage. We were in Apt B which included bedroom, bath, living room and kitchen (with microwave but no oven). The balcony was spacious, offering great views.... More 

1 Thank BJDOO
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92 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had just left Lisbon and we were looking forward to a place to decompress in the Algarve. We choose Salema because it looked like a place to visit that would be slow and comfortable. It was. The A Mare Bed and Breakfast was not luxurious but it was very comfortable. Bettina helped to provide a welcoming climate. The B&B... More 

1 Thank Rodney R
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our four night stay here. Highly recommended. Comfortable and clean accommodation, great view AND close to the beach and Salema's restaurants. Bettina's friendly personality and smile made going to breakfast a pleasure.

Thank Frank N
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

As most others, we were pointed to this place by Rick Steves. We were booking late considering most places were packed for the summer. Thankfully room 5 was available. Bettina was the hostess with the mostest. A cheerful smile no matter how busy she was, breakfast was simple and delicious. (The best bread I've had in Portugal). The rooms were... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Spent 2 wonderful nights here. Bettina was so helpful with information, both before we arrived and while we were there. Clean, neat and great value with a great location. Short minute walk to the village and beach and bus stops right around the corner. Breakfast was included and was perfect. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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Victoria, BC
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We had a wonderful 3 nights at Pension A Mare. The location is fantastic and is a 1 min. walk to the gorgeous beach. Our rooms was nice and clean, with our own private patio. Breakfast was included and was perfect. The owners happened to be visiting during our stay and were very friendly and hospitable. The ladies working at... More 

Thank Devon1965
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

manager Bettina was very kind and efficient. great value and view from our terrace on the top. she was able to get her laundry done for a good price, and we were able to find parking, even though that seems like it could be a challenge at times. apartment A is very spacious

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Oakland, California
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95 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Warm welcome, very helpful directions and an amazing accommodation (we booked the large top story apartment). Stunning views, spacious and charming, great for breakfasts on the terrace or wine in the evening. Thank you for providing such a great place! (Book early, it is rare and popular!)

Thank STLL7
Saipan, Mariana Islands
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73 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The Mare is perched on a steep cliff overlooking the village. The parking is on the street below and so it is a good idea to pack lighty as it is necessary to carry your bags up the stairs. The rooms are airy, charming, and welcoming as is the hostess Bettina, who prepares a delicious breakfast with fresh bread just... More 

Thank Lynne M
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66 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Beautiful room, great breakfast, nice location. All around a great place to stay. Staff very helpful, speak perfect English. I don't usually notice the shower but this had great power and felt so good! Bed very comfortable. Fridge in room with glasses, corkscrew and a hot water pot. Water cooler in breakfast room to fill water bottles was super handy.... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A friendly B&B style guest house just 100 meters from a beautiful sandy beach. Free Wi-fi. Traditional fishing village with lots of local restaurants serving the catch of the day, 2 bars (no discos). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension A Mare Bed & Breakfast

Address: Praia de Salema, Salema 8650-194, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Salema
Price Range: $85 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Pension a Mare Hotel Salema
Pension a Mare Bed And Breakfast
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Go for either apartment if available.”
  • Comfortable Bedroom.
  • Nice balcony.
 of 5 bubbles BJDOO, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room at a higher level. These rooms have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles rodneyr428, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The lower floors have easier access, the higher ones a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles revatis, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared to walk up several steps to reach office, as well as room. Not too challenging”
 of 5 bubbles clkbak, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top story large apartment, amazing views”
 of 5 bubbles STLL7, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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