Almar Hotel - Albufeira

Rua Bartolomeu Dias, Albufeira, Portugal, 8200-911  show map
 3 stars
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Almar Hotel - Albufeira

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Welcome drink

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Situated near a cinema, discos and bars, this attractive hotel comprises 44 rooms and offers a swimming pool, a sunbathing terrace and a library. Renovated in 2008, the hotel combines French architecture with ultimate comfort.

Because of Almar Hotel location in the center of a tourist area, it is easy to get to Olhos de Agua Beach, Slide & Splash and Paintarena Portugal. Guests will find Albufeira city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

Almar Hotel offers a great view to its guests.

Almar Hotel is within a 30-minute drive to Faro airport.

Rooms

There are comfortable rooms with a sofa, a kitchen, a balcony, multi-channel television and a dining area provided for travelers staying in Albufeira. The property offers views of the Atlantic Ocean from the rooms. Some of the rooms feature modern décor and wooden furnishings.

Eat & Drink

The 24-hour restaurant provides delicious meals. Guests can quench their thirst at Establishment Features A Pool bar with a favorite drink. Serving a wide range of dishes, Dom Carlos Restaurant and Os Arcos Restaurante can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

Car and bicycle rental services are also provided.

Relax

Almar Hotel pleases guests with umbrellas and outdoor chaise lounges on the beach. On-site activities feature sailing, water skiing and windsurfing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the business center for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   44.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Banana boat
  • Water skiing
  • Wind surfing
  • Sailing
  • Motor board
  • Mountain biking
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Partial View

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining table
  • Fan/ Extractor

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking hob
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Rua Bartolomeu Dias, Albufeira, Portugal, 8200-911

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City Center
  • Albufeira
    600 m
Airports
  • Faro (FAO)
    25.8 km
Train Stations
  • Tunes Train Station
    8.5 km
  • Train Station Loulé
    16.6 km
Restaurants
  • Dom Carlos Restaurant
    250 m
  • Bistro
    460 m
Beaches
  • Falesia Beach
    720 m
  • Praia dos Pescadores
    900 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    44

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Size: 125 m²
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    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or Double bed or 1 Single bed
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    Bed type: Twin beds or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 50 m²
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      Size: 50 m²
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        One-Bedroom Apartment
        Bed type: Twin beds or Double bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 70 m²
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          Bed type: Double bed
          Size: 120 m²
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            How to reach hotel

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            Hotel Address:

            Rua Bartolomeu Dias, Albufeira, Portugal, 8200-911

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Albufeira
              600 m
            Airports
            • Faro (FAO)
              25.8 km
            Train Stations
            • Tunes Train Station
              8.5 km
            • Train Station Loulé
              16.6 km
            Restaurants
            • Dom Carlos Restaurant
              250 m
            • Bistro
              460 m
            Beaches
            • Falesia Beach
              720 m
            • Praia dos Pescadores
              900 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of floors:
              5
            • Number of rooms:
              44

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            What's nearby

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 500 m
            • Fisherman's Beach Albufeira - 600 m

            Places of interest

            • Parking Garage Albufeira - 300 m
            • Fishermen's Square - 300 m
            • Fisherman's Beach - 400 m
            • Old Town, Albufeira - 500 m
            • Parish Church of Albufeira - 700 m
            • Church of Sant'Ana - 800 m

            Convention centers

            Shopping areas

            • Modelo Shopping Center - 400 m
            • Municipal Museum of Archaeology - 500 m
            • Church of São Sebastião - Sacred Art Museum - 700 m

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Traces of the Old Castle Wall - 400 m
            • Clock Tower - 500 m
            • Misericórdia Chapel - 500 m
            • Main Church of Albufeira - 600 m
            • Sagrada Família Chapel - 900 m
            • Albufeira Main Bus Station - 1.0 km
            • Nossa Senhora da Orada Hermitage - 1.6 km

            Parks

            • Albufeira Stadium - 1.1 km

            Business areas

            • Albufeira Shopping Center - 400 m

            Local attractions

            • Praia Sao Rafael - 3.4 km
              Praia Sao Rafael, Albufeira
            • Praia Salgados - 6.7 km
              Salgados, Albufeira
            • Praia Gale - 7.6 km
              Estrada da Gale, Albufeira
            • Olhos de Agua Beach - 5.0 km
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            • Zoomarine Algarve - 7.5 km
              Estrada Nacional 125 - Km 65, Albufeira

            Near the hotel

            • Falesia Beach - 720 m
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            • Praia dos Pescadores - 900 m
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            • Xorino Cave - 720 m
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            Restaurants nearby

            • Dom Carlos Restaurant - 250 m

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

              74% likes this, based on 397 reviews

            • Os Arcos Restaurante - 490 m

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

              78% likes this, based on 249 reviews
              Cuisine: Portuguese

            • Bistro - 460 m

              Address: 37 - 39 Rua Alves Correia

              70% likes this, based on 125 reviews
              Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 21

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of floors:
              5
            • Number of rooms:
              44

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            Almar Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Almar

            Average guest rating

            6.2out of 10
            Good
            Based on 83 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Family with children
              6.6

              Rooms furniture need to be renewed. Need air conditioning in the rooms

            • Couple
              5.8

              Central location

              That there was no real bed: two separate kind of sofa's, absolutely not appropriate for any kind of couple!

            • Older travelers
              4.6

              Plenty of space in apartment. Decent size balcony. Good garden & pool area.

              Very dated, faded furnishings. Cracked tiling in bathroom and throughout the flooring in the apartment.Bath surface cracked and starting to rust.Peeling paintwork and rendering around the balcony. Solid, ceramic tiled headboard, sharp edges and very dangerous.Beds uncomfortable, recommend that you use the sofa-bed mattresses (only works if there are only 2 using the apartment!). Staff were unable to arrange a transfer to the airport for our return at the time required. We walked into town and arranged transfer for less than the hotel charged on arrival. Hotel claims to be 400 metres from the beach but they fail to state that it is located on a hill. Totally unsuitable for anyone with mobility or sight restrictions due to uneven walking surfaces. Very noisy plumbing, could hear toilet flushing in next apartment! Very poor insulation, every door that closed echoed. Bedroom window opened onto public corridor, very insecure. No air-conditioning. We re-booked this twice as the price came down, had we paid original amount 405 euros we would have complained while there. We paid 249 euros it was probably worth no more than 200 for the week.

            • Group of friends
              7.0

              Convenience-budget hotel apartments,location was great,short walk to old town and beach,and in walking distance of the strip

              Bathrooms a tad shabby

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              Good hotel with good staff especially cleaning ladies and the ladies in the reception, always a smile and doing their job well. The location was good for reaching the city and the beach.

              1) One older gentleman in the reception gave a very negative mood and I recommend that he should not show his face in the hotel at all in contact with guests. 2) The bed in the bedroom was very hard and I missed a mattress. We used the mattress in the kitchen on top of the bed.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              We have stayed here three times so know what to expect- good basic 3+ accomodation. The situation is excellent- convenient to the old town and some good, reasonable restauranrs. There is free parking which is relatively secure and provides the oppertunity to utilise a greater part of the Algarve. And any shortcoming was more than compensated by friendly, helpful staff and a fabulous view.

              It is important to have an apartment that has the bedroom window opening on the sea view side (alternate apts.have the bedroom window opening onto an internal corridor)- while it can be requested ione is unsure until arrival whether or not the request can be accomodated!! Also while the apt was clean it was very "worn". For example one would not be tempted to bathe in the very chipped bath - common to all three apts that we have stayed in. However the shower was more than adequate!!

            • Couple
              5.8

              Close to the nightlife, nice pool area.

              Very noisy in the mornings, car drivers constantly blaring their horns and bedrooms back onto the communal walkways and the staff could talk for Portugal. No air conditioning, bedroom really hot, and they charge 1 euro to call a taxi which is a rip off.

            • Older travelers
              4.6

              Excellent position for the old town and fishermans beach. The staff on reception and the security man were brilliant.

              Do not book a studio! the beds are very narrow, L shaped and fixed. The bedding and towells were not changed as often as you would expect. We stayed in August when it was exceptionally hot and no air con in the rooms.

            • Single
              7.0

              We enjoyed the sea view from our room very much and the short distance to the old town and the beach

              We could see that our bathroom were a bit old - maybe it needed to be shined up a bit and the shower was not very good. The beds were not of the best kind.

            • Family with children
              7.4

              The Location is Perfect if you want a beach holiday and like the old town of Albuferia. Well worth paying extra for the Sea view. Apartments are basic but large and very clean.

              The apartments are large but really need updating and the beds are without doubt the most uncomfortable ones I have ever slept on. Towels and linen should of been changed more than twice.

            • Family with children
              8.8

              Very friendly staff, very helpful with 24 hr reception. Nice and quiet around the apartments but short walk to the lively old town with loads of shops, bars and places to eat and also the fab beach.

              No food or drinks available after six when snack bar closed so very quiet and no onsite entertainment

            • Family with children
              9.0

              This was a quick decision hotel we had to decide upon as our original hotel let us down last minute, we rang up straight away and the lady was very nice as she verified the room with a sea view and we checked in as soon as we arrived. Location was excellent, 5-7 mins to the beach via walking, old town with eating out places and lots of souvenir shops, stalls and markets, 10 mins from algarve shopping centre via taxi (7-8 euros) and same for zoomarine which had amazing dolphin shows (10-13 euros) for family of 4. We self catered Which worked out better as plenty of cheap places to eat full meal being 6 euros! Definitely returning very soon. Sea view was amazing and anyone with a disability or mobility problem can access the beach and old town as there are free escalators to go down to get to these places. 2 single beds and 2 sofa beds very comfy. Plates and all cutlery and glasses provided, too many things to do :) !!!

              The bathroom was the main problem as it needed re-doing but looking at other reviews this seems to be the only fault. It has a shower and bath but the bath is starting to peel on the inside and is okay for a very quick shower, also no lock on the bathroom door which was a pain. Nothing else to fault.

            • Group of friends
              8.2

              A bit outdated but suited our needs. 5Min walk from old town,would stay there again.

              Rooms could do with a bit of updating.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Almar Hotel - Albufeira Albufeira location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Rua Bartolomeu Dias, Albufeira, Portugal, 8200-911

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Albufeira
              600 m
            Airports
            • Faro (FAO)
              25.8 km
            Train Stations
            • Tunes Train Station
              8.5 km
            • Train Station Loulé
              16.6 km
            Restaurants
            • Dom Carlos Restaurant
              250 m
            • Bistro
              460 m
            Beaches
            • Falesia Beach
              720 m
            • Praia dos Pescadores
              900 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of floors:
              5
            • Number of rooms:
              44

            Hotel Awards

            PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAlbufeiraAlmar

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

            Use Badge