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“Not even basic”
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Ourasol Apartments
Ranked #139 of 154 Hotels in Albufeira
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

All that i can say is that the staff are friendly and the appartments are close to beach ..very dated ..no kettle no toaster ..no microwave ..pool small and only a handful of loungers available ..these appts are at the bottom of a hill so anybody with a disibility would stuggle walking up this .i would say these are geared up for stags and hens .its quite noisey .it it wasnt the cockrell or the seagulls it was the pneumatic drill .we used the pool and facilities in the oura view appts over the road these were lovely .

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for the long bank holiday weekend. Very clean, great area for the beach and all the bars shops and restaurants were all just minutes walk away from our apartment.
Will return very soon I think.

Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
3  Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The location is amazing, two minutes from beach and the strip. Staff were friendly and helpful! Rooms were dated but clean and perfect for a place to pop in and out to change and go out again!
Downside would be the beds, awful! So losing 1 star! They really were so uncomfortable and two single beds pushed together !
Recommend this hotel for people who are out and about on holiday and not needing to stay in the hotel much as it's very basic but suited us perfectly !
FYI- 60c a pop if you want them to call a taxi also but most things in walking distance anyway!
We didn't go into the pool because we were so close to the beach, we went there instead and it seemed like the beach was sunnier anyway !

Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Beckless14
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

The apartments are quite dated, but the bed, bed linen and the towels were spotless if you want a central location for a few days it is ideal.

If they refurbished the apartments and pool area they would be great as there is so much around the area.

The staff were very helpful and pleasant.

It was very noisy through the night with all the Hen & Stag parties but it is so close to the nightlife so a lot of the young ones stay here.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled with friends
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2  Thank mor74
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

So close to the beach, great location;. Surrounded by eateries and bars. amazing base to explore the city. Clean and tidy, all you need really. Staff helpful, room spacious and has enough in there to accommodate a group of lads/ladies. Will stay again.

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled with friends
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1  Thank fjohnson2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

The hotel like quite a few in the Algarve could be updated but it does not stop you from having a good holiday. I arrived just before midnight and was welcomed by the male receptionist on duty. Very pleasant. I was surprised by the size of the apartment. It had all that I needed as I was going to cook while there. The living area was rather large so a family could stay. It had a TV which was small. Not a problem for. There was a fridge which is always handy. The bedroom was also rather large with 2 wardrobes but not much in the way of draw space. I found the bed ok and slept well. The bathroom was ok and done the job. The location is a very strong point. Close to the beach. It is in a quiet area but close to all the bars. Although its an uphill walk. I would say this is a great place to stay if you want a base to explore the Algarve.

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled solo
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1  Thank Glen K
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Cheap and you get what you pay for unless your gullible to the guy on reception where everything in his opinion is to upgrade with a cost
He even slated the breakfast by saying " in his opinion he wouldn't eat it"
The room was clean and basic, no mirror or plug socket, we had no balcony although we requested one on booking but we could of upgraded " in his opinion lol"
Great location but would not return to these apartments there is far nicer close by
Pool had green algae in the corners obviously not cleaned as coming to end of season, broken sun beds
Travel companies taking bookings need to go and inspect what they're selling on these apartments not sure how for 3 years going they got awarded for best apartments
Staff were friendly and as 1st visit would not put me off returning to Portugal but definitely not to Ourasol Apartments.

Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Gaynor F
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Address: Rua Oliveira Martins | Praia da Oura, Albufeira 8200-619, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Ranked #139 of 154 Hotels in Albufeira
Price Range: $46 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ourasol Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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