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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly I must informed the Solar de Sao João wasn't my first choice....I chose another one and a day before a member of staff from booking phone me to tell me the change....ok It was supposed to be same quality and rate and what we have was this: 1- On arrival in check in we did have pay the full...

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

location great hotel nice but a bit dated staff very nice .pool area lovely overall would recommend it.We were newlyweds and there was a bottle of champagne and flower petals on the bed which was a lovely thought.

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Just come back from staying here for 10 days and found it lovely, yes could do with updating but clean and staff very helpful and friendly. Good location to the strip but you hear no noise and only a 35 min walk to the old town or 5 euros in a cab plus a bonus of 2 great places to...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We spent 7 days here. It was basic enough.no air conditioning but you could rent a fan.Good area,walking distance from the strip.staff were friendly.the pool was lovely but the baby pool could do with an update.

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2Thank Rumleylaura
Swansea County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The few nights we stayed here it was very relaxing. A short distance walk from the night life which was busy but a fab atmosphere. The hotel itself is a tad inundated but will say very clean. The pool was very clean and nice to relax during the day. If your going as a party like we did. Make sure...

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1Thank Tracey B
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Some of the reviews we had read had us a little worried, my wife and I found the Hotel good value for what we had paid, the apartments are bit tired and dated but are very clean, no air conditioning but we did hire a fan from reception for 3 euros a day, staff were pleasant and helpful, drinks at...

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2Thank nigsyswann
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Just baack today from a week in these apartments a had a great time we had a ball at the pool. The accommodation needs to be updated but was cleaned on a daily basis. Staff where lovely had no problems bit of a wait in bar as only ever one member of staff on who never stopped. really needs another...

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1Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Had to book this hotel at last minute due to last minute unforseen circumstances we had 5 adults and three kids with us two of the kids were 3 and 10 months old from the minute we got there the two ladies behind the counter could not do enough for us .they saw we had two small ones with us...

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

All this hotel want is money. There is no wifi in the room so you have to pay for it, no air con so you have to pay to hire a fan!!!!, you have to pay for breakfast, very old and dated. They charge you to ring a taxi. Lots better around

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one week with a group of friends. Staff were very helpful and apartments were very clean and spacious. Pool area well kept and no problem getting sun lounger at any stage of day. Good wifi at reception and by pool. Nice quiet location, yet only a 2 minute walk from the strip. Would highly recommend!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: £16 - £141 (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 Hotel Albufeira
Solar De Sao Joao Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“A room over looking the pool. Second floor much cooler and shaded by trees.”
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