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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2014

We went in late November 2014 for my birthday. Just me and my wife. The day of my birthday, a bottle of champagne was left for me. Room 216. Pool view. 3rd visit this year. Rooms cleaned daily, staff helpful and friendly. Wander Inn is a 2 minute walk away. The strip 5 minutes walk away. Flights from Manchester, transfer...

1Thank john19542014
Cramlington Northumberland
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Me, my wife & two friends visited the Solar De Sao Joao for 14 nights from 1st October. I have stayed at this hotel many times and really can’t say a bad thing about the place. I would have to agree with other reviews that the rooms could do with a make over to bring them into the 21st centaury...

6Thank BigDavey_9
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Booked A "Studio Classic" (the cheapest room) as we wanted a cheap break and had a budget, through Onthebeach.co.uk and was worried when reading all the negative reviews but our fears were unfounded, We were allocated Studio 222 it had a pool view, was basic, and on first sight of the sofa type beds were a bit of a scary...

4Thank Christine O
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2014 via mobile

This us our 3 rd visit with the girls we always book a 2 bed garden room we love it WiFi and own garden pool is ok and bar is good can't wait to book next year and the pubs bars and strip is a five minute walk love this place

2Thank brizzlegirl199
Swansea County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Stayed for week with friends on arrival we were given two separate rooms in two different blocks our room was really peaceful they were unlucky having been put next to a group of youngsters however on complaining the following morning they were moved and everything was fine.Only down side was cupboards are outdated and noisy when opening and closing could...

4Thank paulM9926SJ
Merthyr Vale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Marvellous location,lovely staff and a hotel that i can recommend.As has been mentioned on other reviews it a short stroll to the strip and a five euro taxi ride to the old town.Everything you need in the clean rooms and we had a lovely pool view.

2Thank Gareth M
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Mouldy bath rooms, tired paintwork, this hotel is in serious need of refurbishment,all the fixtures and fittings are in need of replacement,they are either rusty,broken,dirty,damaged or , in the case of the refrigerator,held together with bungee cord. Its definitely not a 3 star Hotel,it looks like it still has all the original fittings from when it was built We ere...

3Thank rayfish999
Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2014

once again we returned to solar and nothing had changed the staff and the service was excellent the place was very clean and tidy a lovley place to be so quite but so close to the night life and some very good restaurants close by will be going back soon

3Thank Gary H
Reviewed 1 October 2014

booked three apartments ,self catering ,2 hob cooker barely worked ,no grill, toaster didnt work ,no oven , freeze box didnt work ,couldn use one bathroom because of smell,and cockroaches walked around bath and floor at night ,were not allowed room towels at pool ,nor food or drink if you didnt buy it at the bar, out of all the...

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2Thank annemarie k
Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

This lovely little retreat is located just off the strip yet it is super quiet! 10 minute walk to the beach and a 5euro trip to the old town. Fantastic location! Spacious appartment with lovely views of the pool and the sea! Rooms were cleaned daily and the staff were lovely and very helpful. Would deffinately recommend this hotel to...

1Thank MissDaniellePaton

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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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 Apt 774, Albufeira 8200-911, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: ₹ 1,613 - ₹ 13,576 (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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“A room over looking the pool. Second floor much cooler and shaded by trees.”
 of 5 bubbles traceyb90, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra when booking for a pool view”
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