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Pension A Mare Bed & Breakfast

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New Albany, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Staying in Salema for three nights and found this place via our Rick Steves guidebook. It met his criteria, which have become our criteria: centrally located, helpful staff, clean, safe. Simple lodging; we were in apt #1. Clean overall...although on arrival, our floor had long hairs that were not mine, a few dead bugs, and some other debris that stayed...

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Bellingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not have enjoyed our stay more. Our room was bright, clean, sunny and comfortable. Having a fridge and tea-making facilities was great. The bus from Lagos dropped us off at the front door (nearly), and the walk to the village and the beach is about 3 minutes. Trailheads for gorgeous hikes began about 12 minutes away. Bettina helped...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This was one of our best accommodation picks on our 3+ week trip through Spain and Portugal. Bettina was a warm and gracious hostess. She made several dinner reservations on our behalf and was helpful with any questions that we had during our stay. Apartment A was wonderful in every way. The kitchen is stocked with absolutely everything you could...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The guesthouse has been renovated during winter time. Our room was the first one ready: simple but cozy, also with a table outside on the balcony from where you see and hear the sea. With fridge and facilities for coffee/tea. Breakfast was complete - bread and pastry; cheese, ham and cherry tomato; jam, butter; fresh fruits; cereals (Müsli!) and yogurts;...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We have not stayed at any other B and Bs in Salema but after staying at A Mare , there is no need to explore any others . This place is a wonderful little B and B which is very clean , comfortable , centrally located in the heart of this cute little town , and is operated by Bettina...

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Morton, Illinois
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I spent three nights here during our 25 day tour of Portugal. So glad we came to the Algarve, to Salema and to this B&B. Bettina met us and helped with luggage. We were in Apt B which included bedroom, bath, living room and kitchen (with microwave but no oven). The balcony was spacious, offering great views....

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Arizona
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had just left Lisbon and we were looking forward to a place to decompress in the Algarve. We choose Salema because it looked like a place to visit that would be slow and comfortable. It was. The A Mare Bed and Breakfast was not luxurious but it was very comfortable. Bettina helped to provide a welcoming climate. The B&B...

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our four night stay here. Highly recommended. Comfortable and clean accommodation, great view AND close to the beach and Salema's restaurants. Bettina's friendly personality and smile made going to breakfast a pleasure.

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 15 September 2016

As most others, we were pointed to this place by Rick Steves. We were booking late considering most places were packed for the summer. Thankfully room 5 was available. Bettina was the hostess with the mostest. A cheerful smile no matter how busy she was, breakfast was simple and delicious. (The best bread I've had in Portugal). The rooms were...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Spent 2 wonderful nights here. Bettina was so helpful with information, both before we arrived and while we were there. Clean, neat and great value with a great location. Short minute walk to the village and beach and bus stops right around the corner. Breakfast was included and was perfect. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A friendly B&B style guest house just 100 meters from a beautiful sandy beach. Free Wi-fi. Traditional fishing village with lots of local restaurants serving the catch of the day, 2 bars (no discos). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension A Mare Bed & Breakfast

Address: Praia de Salema, Salema 8650-194, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Salema
Price Range: ₹ 4,335 - ₹ 6,141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Pension a Mare Bed And Breakfast
Pension a Mare Hotel Salema
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“Go for either apartment if available.”
  • Nice balcony.
  • Comfortable Bedroom.
BJDOO, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room at a higher level. These rooms have a better view.”
rodneyr428, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The lower floors have easier access, the higher ones a better view.”
revatis, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared to walk up several steps to reach office, as well as room. Not too challenging”
clkbak, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top story large apartment, amazing views”
STLL7, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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