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“Bigtam's opinion” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Atismar
Ranked #42 of 49 Hotels in Quarteira
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Bigtam's opinion”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

Good location close to the beach,Very flat, great for limited mobility like me. Hotel is clean and staff very friendly,,,but the food was not as good. One complaint I do have is the beds,,they are as hard as rock,,,other guests also complained about sore backs. The all inclusive stops at 10pm and they also close the bar. No entertainment, but I went in late march so not sure about high season. I would go back to this hotel if something was done in the food dept.

Room Tip: Please,please get some softer beds
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

OK the rooms are clean, the lifts work but .... we found the staff to be a little surly with rare smiles. The food varied between good and awful. Even the good was often cool or cold. The Ban Marie's not working properly, great salads though. The all inclusive is very limited to a set few bottles or the single beer pump and closes exactly at 10pm. The worst part for us was to go to breakfast at 9.01am to find the food vanished as it was the day the clocks went forward. Quite a lot of others missed breakfast too. How easy to put a notice up reminding everyone. The continual loud music from the TV was distracting too. Overall a score of about 3/10. And yes you guessed, we will not be returning to this hotel.

Room Tip: Ask for a balcony and go high.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014

Hotel Atismar is a friendly clean hotel that has it's faults. The good bits are that the rooms are clean and spacious with a TV, it's close to the sea and quiet. The staff are friendly and helpful and speak good English. Food is a mixed bag, breakfast was good with plenty of choice and as we were on half board we only got to see the evening meal and that had issues. On two evenings the food was inedible so we ate out. The rooms do not have a kettle or brew kit so take your own and finally the beds are firm, by that I mean you would be just as comfortable sleeping on the floor. As I said you get what you pay for and this was cheap so I've no real complaints, however if I was paying summer prices I would come away with a lower review.

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

I stayed at the Atismar for 5 nights during mid-March 2014 on a bed and breakfast basis.

I selected the Hotel based on its location, just one block from an excellent beach and promenade and just a 5 minute walk from the Bus Station with its connections to other Algarvean resorts.

I was checked in by a friendly receptionist and allocated a room on the fourth floor at the back of the hotel. The room didn’t have a balcony but the window opened to let some air in. The room was pretty basic but with comfortable twin beds and an en-suite bathroom with walk in shower.

However, cleanliness left a lot to be desired and the room and bathroom (and some public areas of the hotel) felt grubby and in need of a good clean.

Breakfast was taken in a ground floor dining room and comprised a small selection of not particularly appetising hot and cold food but decent machine coffee.

The lounge and bar were comfortable and drinks were inexpensive and the regular barman (I think his name was Sebastian) was friendly and efficient.

Of note; the staff in the hotel were either very friendly, or surly to the point of being ignorant. There wasn’t a compromise.

The popular saying that you get what you pay for is particularly true of this hotel with a twin bedded room with breakfast costing a little over £11 a night for the time of year. However, the hotel looks tired and grubby and despite the price I won’t be staying there again.

This is an objective and honest review based entirely on my own experience and ultimately I expect people to make their own minds up.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Essex
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

Have recently returned from a weeks holiday at this hotel. In the hotels favour is that it is very clean and the staff are ultra friendly and has an excellent position near the beach and local bars and restaurants, Special thank you to Mario on reception for going out of his way to solve a booking problem I had. On the down side is the food.There is very little choice and although the food they offer is well cooked the limited amount of food available is disappointing. The all inclusive bar is also very restrictive in its drinks and its times as the all inclusive finishes at 10.00pm. !! However bearing in mind what I paid for the holiday it is still good value. Special mention to the D'Artagnan bar about a quarter of a mile away. An English bar reasonably priced and with excellent food.

Room Tip: Pick a room with a sea view.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

Have just returned from a week here on all inclusive basis. For what we paid we cannot fault our stay- clean comfortable room, food not outstanding but always a choice of meat and fish, soup and salads with plenty to eat and well cooked and served. All inclusive was basic but ideal for us - local drinks, tea, coffee and water. The hotel seems to have been converted from an apartment block hence the smallish public areas and lifts. The staff were friendly and helpful. We are surprised at the negative reviews. Thank you Atismar for a relaxing and happy holiday.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Lisbu
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014 via mobile

I don't usually feel the need to complete a negative review as I usually don't believe hotels could be that bad. I'm so glad we only stayed for 3 days. Bedrooms are clean and hotel is very close to the beach that is the only positives I have. staff didn't want to be there, food was terrible unless you ate fish for both lunch and dinner. Cabbage soup is a hotel favourite. We ate breakfast at the hotel as you can't go wrong with toast. The all inclusive was terrible I asked for Malibu & pineapple not included, cocktail of the day was rum, blackcurrant and flat lemonade. Diet drinks are not included so if your a diabetic you have to pay for your soft drinks. Be warned this is not a 3 star hotel.

Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Property: Hotel Atismar
Address: Hotel Atis Avenida Francisco Sa Carneiro, Quarteira 8125-146, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Quarteira
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #42 of 49 Hotels in Quarteira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Atismar 3*
Number of rooms: 101
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