Hotel Sol e Mar (Albufeira, Portugal)

Hotel Sol e Mar (Albufeira, Portugal)

About Sol e Mar

Hotel Sol e Mar enjoys a beachfront location in the heart of the busy holiday resort of Albufeira, Portugal. All rooms at Hotel Sol e Mar have en-suite bathroom with a hairdryer. They also feature satellite TV, a fridge, and a private balcony with a sea view. Hotel Sol e Mar has a heated indoor pool. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas, and there is daily live evening entertainment. Hotel Sol e Mar has two restaurants, one offering buffet meals and one offering an a la carte menu of local and international cuisine. A large selection of bars and restaurants are located nearby. Albufeira has a number of pretty sandy beaches, including Praia de Pescadores with its traditional fishing boats, while to the west there is a new marina with seafood restaurants. From here, visitors can enjoy water sports and tours including speed boating and dolphin spotting.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 933  reviews from:
  • Expedia(8.4/10),
  • Location
    Excellent  9.4 / 10
  • Rooms
    Fair  7.2 / 10
  • Service
    Good  7.9 / 10

Positive Reviews


Difficult to find a better location in Albufeira.

It is arguably the case that Hotel Sol e Mar is one of the best located hotels in Albufeira. With direct access from the hotel onto the beach by lift, and being only a two-minute walk from the old town of Albufeira, guests say that the location of Hotel Sol e Mar is second to none.


Friendly and welcoming staff.

Guests say that the staff at Hotel Sol e Mar are very friendly and polite. They are very helpful and nothing seems like too much trouble. They are happy to assist guests with local information and directions.


Peaceful and quiet on an evening.

Considering that Hotel Sol e Mar is so centrally located, it might be a surprise to learn that many guests say that it is actually nice and quiet on an evening with very little in the way of disturbance from excessive street noise.

Negative Reviews


The buffet meals leave something to be desired.

Guests who have visited Hotel Sol e Mar on an all-inclusive holiday have been disappointed by the quality of food on offer. Many have said that the buffet meals at Hotel Sol e Mar are poor, with guests finding that the selection of items is quite limited and what is available is not of very good quality.


Hotel is in need of some updating.

Guests find the decor and furnishings in the hotel to be quite dated, with some rooms said to be in need of some refurbishment. However, guests do say that the rooms are spacious and kept very clean with a regular maid service.


Unreliable Wi-Fi connection.

Guests say that the Wi-Fi is only available in the reception area and only works some of the time as the connection is not very reliable.

All amenities

Hotel facilities
  1. Café
  2. Arcade/Video games
  3. Entrance Hall/lobby
  4. Elevator
Room facilities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
Sports facilities
  1. Bike rental
  2. Golf course
  3. Horse riding
  4. Hiking trail
Suitable for
  1. Adults only
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Cleanliness policies

  • New safety protocols
  • Safe distance
  • Doctor on site

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