Sol E Mar Hotel - Albufeira

Rua Jose Bernardino De Sousa, Albufeira, Portugal, 8200-146  show map
 4 stars
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Sol E Mar Hotel - Albufeira

Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Dining room

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Laundry

Overview

Set in the heart of Albufeira within a 5-minute walk of Clock Tower, this Spanish-style hotel features 74 rooms and quick access to Old Town Square, which is about 150 meters away. The hotel was opened in 1965, renovated in 2002 and is housed in a 6-storey building.

The center of Albufeira is 10 minutes walk from the property. Sol E Mar Hotel is located in Olhos d'Água district next to a castle, a tower and a museum.

Boutiques and shops are situated next to the hotel.

It will take a 35-minute drive to get to Faro airport.

Rooms

The hotel has classic guestrooms include classic studio, classic junior suite and two-bedroom apartment that come with a laptop-size safe, cable television, a balcony, a fridge and a dining area. Some rooms at Sol E Mar Hotel have a view over the sea. Guests can also use a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers.

Eat & Drink

Start your day with a fine breakfast served at the restaurant. The restaurant menu features regional dishes. Guests can savor coffee and cocktails in the lobby bar. Serving a wide range of dishes, Dom Carlos Restaurant and Os Arcos Restaurante can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

Offering bicycle and car rental services, Sol E Mar Hotel induces guests to explore the area.

Relax

Leisure facilities include a sun terrace, a heated indoor pool and a private swimming pool. Water skiing, boating and hiking are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   74.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • No alcohol served on-site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Desert safari
  • Diving
  • Boating
  • Banana boat
  • Water skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Taxi service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Free breakfast
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Board games
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Animation team
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Paid bed linen & towels

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Extra bed EUR 25
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Rua Jose Bernardino De Sousa, Albufeira, Portugal, 8200-146

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City Center
  • Albufeira
    300 m
Airports
  • Faro (FAO)
    26.3 km
Train Stations
  • Tunes Train Station
    8.7 km
  • Train Station Loulé
    17.2 km
Restaurants
  • Os Arcos Restaurante (cuisine: Portuguese)
    230 m
  • Bistro
    250 m
Parks
  • Xorino Cave
    320 m
Beaches
  • Falesia Beach
    490 m
  • Praia dos Pescadores
    1.1 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    74

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Rooms and availability

Sol E Mar photos Room
Standard Single Room
City view
  • Room size:

    17 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Seating area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Habitación Doble Estándar con Vista al mar (Cama doble o 2 camas individuales)

Classic Studio
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Sol E Mar photos Room
Triple Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Triple Room

Classic Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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One-Bedroom Apartment
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Superior Single Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Sol E Mar Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Fisherman's Beach Albufeira100 m
  • Old Town Square100 m
  • City Center200 m
  • Pau da Bandeira Belvedere300 m

Places of interest

  • Old Town, Albufeira100 m
  • Fisherman's Beach200 m
  • Church of Sant'Ana200 m
  • Fishermen's Square300 m

Shopping areas

  • Albufeira Shopping Center1.1 km
  • Modelo Shopping Center1.1 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Misericórdia Chapel100 m
  • Clock Tower100 m
  • Main Church of Albufeira100 m
  • Traces of the Old Castle Wall100 m
  • Parish Church of Albufeira100 m
  • Nossa Senhora da Orada Hermitage1.0 km
  • Albufeira Main Bus Station1.4 km
  • Sagrada Família Chapel1.5 km

Stadiums

  • Albufeira Stadium1.6 km

Museums

  • Municipal Museum of Archaeology100 m
  • Church of São Sebastião - Sacred Art Museum100 m

Public parking

  • Parking Garage Albufeira200 m

Marina

  • Albufeira Marina1.2 km

Local attractions

  • Albertu\'s Bar2.3 km
    The Strip
  • Praia Sao Rafael2.8 km
    Praia Sao Rafael, Albufeira
  • Adega do Cantor 4.7 km
    Quinta Do Miradouro
  • Montechoro Strip 2.5 km
    AlbufeiraPortugal
  • Jet boat ride. Awesome.3.5 km
    Albuferia marina., Albufeira

Near the hotel

  • Centro Historico de Albufeira 100 m
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  • Castle Wall80 m
    Rua Joaquim Pedro Samora
  • Sant\'Ana Church 210 m
    Praca Jacinto d_Ayet Address Travessa 1º de Dezembro
  • Xorino Cave 320 m
    Old Town
  • Torre do Relogio 40 m
    Rua Jose Bernardino de Sousa
  • Albufeira\'s Igreja Matriz130 m
    Rua da Igreja
  • San Vicente de Albufeira Statue 210 m
    Largo Jacinto D'Ayet

Restaurants nearby

  • Os Arcos Restaurante230 m

    Address: Rua Alves Correia, 25
    Phone: 289 513 460

    77% likes this, based on 224 reviews
    Cuisine: Portuguese

  • Dom Carlos Restaurant370 m

    Address: Rua Alves Correia, 100
    Phone: 00351-289 541 224 or 00351-917 260617

    73% likes this, based on 418 reviews

  • Bistro250 m

    Address: 37 - 39 Rua Alves Correia

    79% likes this, based on 109 reviews
    Price Range: NZD 2 - NZD 37

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    74

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  • Olhos de Agua hotels - 6 km
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  • Guia (Albufeira) hotels - 6 km
  • Pera hotels - 9 km
  • Sesmarias hotels - 5 km
  • Santa Eulalia (Alentejo) hotels - 3 km
  • Alcantarilha hotels - 11 km
  • Algoz hotels - 10 km

Sol E Mar Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sol E Mar

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 268 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
7.0
Value
6.0
Location
8.5

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    perfect location,good food

    no would definatley use again

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    We could not have been more pleased with our stay at the Sol e Mar. It was everything that we had expected it to be and more. If we go back to Portugal and we will for sure, we will stay at the Sol e Mar again.

    We honestly cannot say anything bad about our stay at ther Sol e Mar. It was perfect.

  • Single
    8.2

    I have stayed at the Sol e Mar several times and find the staaff very friendly and efficient. The location is excellent and the balcony views are awesome

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    This was our second time staying in the Sol e Mar and we love it. The location is perfect for both beach and restaurants etc. Very friendly staff.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    The fact that you go down the stairs and you are at the beach!

    The fact that there was an Indian playing outside the hotel for hours and hours. It was a bit annoying having to listen to the same music for a week...

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Perfect position based in the centre of the resort.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The position of the hotel and the view of the beach etc.

  • Single
    5.8

    O hotel esta situado mesmo à frente da praia.

    O ar condicionado não funcionava. é impossivel estacionar o carro á frente do hotel. Para um hotel de 4 estrelas, o pequeno almoço podia ter mais variedade.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Central location. Good value for money.

    One of the receptionists was very agressive and unfriendly.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    I was not greatly impressed with the breakfast, but everything else about this hotel is brilliant. Staff helpful and friendly; very good English; location wonderful for beach and night life and shopping. I hope to go back to Albufeira and the Sol e Mar is where I would want to stay. It really is squeaky clean. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there.

    Breakfasts just ok

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Great location,with excellent,friendly staff. The hotel decor is a bit dated, but it didn't detract from the holiday. The bedroom was spacious,with a fantastic seaview.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    chill out on beach. Easy access to restaurants. Staff very helpful and friendly.

    Choice of cereal limited, layout of breakfast could be better organised, limited amount of cereals and only teaspoons instead of dessert spoons to eat them. Entertainment could be better and a bit more lively in the evenings.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Did a lot of walking.

    Not enough variation of the food

  • Couple
    10.0

    The location of this hotel is stunning. You wake up every morning to the sight of the sea and beach. It is breath taking. There is a lift directly from the hotel down to the beach so you don't have to walk down the cliff yourself. Very nice lounge area and you are really close to all the resteraunts and town square without hearing any of the noise - Brilliant.

    The breakfast was as previously reviewed by others; Very repetitive and a bit bland. The cooked breakfast option is very poor. Bacon only appeared once on the options throughout an entire weeks stay and the hotel insists on providing hotdog style sausages instead of the sausages we like with our breakfast in the UK. Having said that though, there is enough choice to be able to fill your belly before the day begins and it is convenient. In the lounge there is a pool table but this is charged at 7 euros an hour which is too expensive. 2 other small things to bear in mind - the location of the hotel means a bus cannot get to the hotel and drops you off '100meters' away (we were told. So organise a private transfer or minibus to and from the airport. Secondly, the lifts only go upto the 5th floor so if you stay on the 6th, you have to walk up a flight of stairs. Other than that, there should be no problems.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The best location in the Albufeira without a doubt,also only 200m from Annas resrurante serves a Tournado Rossini to die for

How to reach hotel

hotel Sol E Mar Hotel - Albufeira Albufeira location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Rua Jose Bernardino De Sousa, Albufeira, Portugal, 8200-146

Get directions
City Center
  • Albufeira
    300 m
Airports
  • Faro (FAO)
    26.3 km
Train Stations
  • Tunes Train Station
    8.7 km
  • Train Station Loulé
    17.2 km
Restaurants
  • Os Arcos Restaurante (cuisine: Portuguese)
    230 m
  • Bistro
    250 m
Parks
  • Xorino Cave
    320 m
Beaches
  • Falesia Beach
    490 m
  • Praia dos Pescadores
    1.1 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    74

Hotel Awards

PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAlbufeiraSol E Mar

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

Use Badge