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Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza

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Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, open 9 AM to 7:30 PM, pool loungers
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, open 9 AM to 7:30 PM, pool loungers
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, open 9 AM to 7:30 PM, pool loungers
Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds

Overview of Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza

Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza

4 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBenagil Beach32 min drive
  • Popular LocationMarinha Beach32 min drive
  • AirportFaro (FAO-Faro Intl.)40 min drive
  • Popular LocationFaro Island Beach44 min drive

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About this area

Albufeira

Located in Albufeira, Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza is near the beach. Albufeira Marina and Vilamoura Marina are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Oura Beach and Praia dos Alemães. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Albufeira Bullring or Albufeira Stadium. Scuba diving and snorkelling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and ecotours nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Santa Eulalia Beach - 5 min walk
  • Maria Luisa Beach - 9 min walk
  • Benagil Beach - 32 min drive
  • Marinha Beach - 32 min drive
  • Faro Island Beach - 44 min drive

Getting around

  • Albufeira - Ferreiras Station - 11 min drive
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • Os Arcos — 1 min walk
  • Bar Aqua Azul — 1 min walk
  • RM Restaurante - 4 min walk
  • Adega do Zé - 11 min walk
  • Cantinho do Mar - 12 min walk

About this property

Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza

4-star Albufeira hotel in Santa Eulália, walk to Santa Eulalia Beach
A restaurant, an indoor pool and an outdoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a swim-up bar and a snack bar/deli are on-site. All 76 rooms feature kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find balconies, sofa beds and dining areas.
Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza offers 76 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer and blackout curtains. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation has separate sitting areas and is furnished with unspecified sofa beds. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Accommodation at this 4-star hotel has kitchenettes with fridges, microwaves, separate dining areas and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and bidets.

This Albufeira hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Free off-site parking
  • Street parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM: EUR 7.50 for adults and EUR 3.75 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 swim-up bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Children's pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Separate dining area
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe (surcharge)
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 11:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash Breakage deposit: EUR 100.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 7.50 for adults and EUR 3.75 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 35.00 per vehicle (one-way)
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 3 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The seasonal pool will be open from May to October
Pool access available from 9 AM to 7:30 PM
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Balaia Plaza
Balaia Plaza Albufeira
Balaia Plaza Hotel
Balaia Plaza Hotel Albufeira
Balaia Plaza Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza Hotel Albufeira
Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza Hotel
Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza Albufeira
Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza Hotel
Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza Albufeira
Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza Hotel Albufeira

Frequently asked questions

3.2
Rating 5 - Excellent. 2 out of 6 reviews
5 - Excellent 33%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 6 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 6 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 6 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 6 reviews
1 - Terrible 33%

2.8/5

Cleanliness

3.3/5

Staff & service

2.0/5

Amenities

2.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Hotel is out of the way with nothing around it but other hotels and two good restaurants nearby. Hotel is damp and mouldy. Terrible smell in room. Whole complex is in poor state of repair. Pool water is filthy could not see bottom with cloudy water. No hot water on two occasions Reception staff unaccommodating.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2018

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
L’état de l’hotel et le personnel. On a du changer 3 fous le chambre, finalement on a laissé faire . Le personnel disait n’impprte quoi, il se traitait entre eux des menteurs Très deçu, recommande à personnes
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Disliked: Cleanliness
큰거실과 침실 주방 모든것이 맘에들었으나 이불 청결상태가 조금 실망 실내수영장에서 아이들이 수영할수도 있고 차로5분거리에 한상적인 바닷가 낚시를 했지만 대서양바다의 파도에 한마리도 못잡았지만 추천할만한 장소임
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Room comfort
Prezzi convenienti, stanza carina molto grande con cucina e frigo. Mobili un po' vecchi ma in ottimo stato. Personale gentile Ma poco sollecito a risolvere piccoli problemi... comunque lo consiglierei dato l'ottimo rapporto qualità prezzo... ah, colazione deludente
Stayed 3 nights in May 2018