Ratings based on 32 Verified Reviews

3.6 out of 5
70% of guests recommend
3.7 Room cleanliness
3.6 Service & staff
3.4 Room comfort
3.2 Hotel condition
Expedia Verified Reviews
1 out of 5
by A verified traveller from england

Not good

Posted 23-Sep-2016
Cons: Cleaning standards choices of food beds very uncomfortable
Location: Nothing in surrounding area . Twenty mins walk to beach & local town
Stayed here from the 10th sept for twelve nights . Arrived at reception after a long journey from the airport , only one person on reception who was dealing with a queue of other guests . After waiting some time was finally given a room & key but no directions . The aparments all have the same room numbers but a different block number . We dropped the cases & went to find the dining room only to be stopped on entering because we hadnt been issused wrist bands but we showed an id card which we had been given at reception which failed to mention that we would not be allowed any drink or food until 4pm which by that time lunch would have been over & we would have to wait for the evening meal . There is nothing close to the hotel & with no help from them manged to find a supermarket where we could buy something to eat & drink . . The apartment was ok but not clean , plaster wrapper was on tne bathroom floor by side of the vanity unit from previous occupate , clothes left in the cupboard from previous guests , & coffee stains on tne floor . The apartment stayed like that untill l made a request for my room to be cleaned as the supposedly cleaner only seemed to throw the covers over the bed & leave . The cleaner came that nighg & cleaned the apartment but then the appartment wasnt cleaned again during the rest of the stay . Drinks given in plastic cups thoughout the day & night as only place to sit was around the pool . Sunbeds dirty & uncomfortable food not nice
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller

Great Facilities loads of Entertainment

Posted 15-Sep-2016
Really enjoyed our stay Lovely Staff very helpful lots of activities for everyone. The Grounds a lovely well maintained would Recommend to everyone.
3 out of 5
by A verified traveller from Dublin

Was ok but would not return

Posted 05-Aug-2016
Too many rules. Outside toilets not monitored and cleaned enough through out the day...very slippy, dangerous and discusting. No life guard on duty at all. Pools not kept clean. A lot of portuguese use this hotel for their holiday as there are apartments on the complex owned by locals. Alvor itself is a lovely little town. Closest beach is nice yet waves were very strong and was not suitable to allow a 3 and 5 year old even near the edge of the water, also there were no shower facilities on the beach. The grounds and the view were about the nicest thing, however, the food was not bad. We made the most of our stay but would not return.
3 out of 5
by John from New York

Cheap and Cozy

Posted 28-Sep-2015 on Hotels
It wasn't the best place to stay, but for the price it was an ok apartment to rent for Trip. Overall it was a great experience! Thank Hotels.com
3 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from wirral

Basically good for price.

Posted 18-Jun-2015
Pros: Its quiet location, we like the way the apartments are set out on the site, lots of small seperate buildings surrounded by lovely gardens.
Cons: If any improvements were made, the price would probably go up. Its perfectly fine for the price.
Location: 20 mins walk to Alvor centre, few good local bars on the way down. Beautiful beach and nature reserve with built in board -walk ideal for joggers.
We have stayed here before so knew what to expect. Spacious 1 bed apartment, its not glamorous but ideal for a cheap holiday. We have stayed in plenty of other nicer apartments in Alvor but basically we only want a base as we are out and about all day and go for lovely meals each night in Alvor village. We did not use any of the on site facilities this time, but we spoke to other guests who thought everything was fine, including the food.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by Nivag Trebor

Good value for budget stay in Alvor

Posted 03-Oct-2012
Good value hotel within 10-15 min walk to Alvor. Two story apartments set in well maintained gardens. Apartments maybe getting a little tired with age but the price reflects this. Pool, bar, nightclub, tennis and squash courts all ok, if that's what your after. Apartments are well equipped with fridge, microwave,job and a washing machine plus plenty of utensils. Plenty of hot water all day. Each apartment has a balcony with chairs and a table also drying airer. The apartment I had (H7 205) had the sun from dawn till dusk on the balcony. TV in rooms have only 4 Portuguese channels. A security deposit of €75 is charged on arrival and refunded at checkout. I would definitely use this hotel again for a budget stay in Alvor.
5 out of 5
by Phillo

Friendly

Posted 21-May-2012 on Hotels
Hard to find any fault,staff and other guests very friendly and helpful.Would stay again.
4 out of 5
Recommended
by A verified traveller from Northampton

would go back

Posted 27-Oct-2011
Location: Portimao is close, only 10 minutes away and its worth going there. Nice beach only 5 minutes away driving.
not bad for the price that we pay, however the room service was not to good. Hot water was a problem, for 2 people it wasent enough hot water, but for that price you cant have everything. For cheap holidays, and if you dont expect to much and are not to demanding i would recomend.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by A verified traveller from Aberdeen

cant wait to go back

Posted 11-Oct-2011
we chose this hotel for a breif 4 day trip to Alvor for a wedding. As it looked too cheap to be true and as we werent taking the kids we took a chance. And I must say I am impressed! The appartments are large, simple and clean. 5 min walk to a new super market and a further 5 mins to town centre. It was quiet too at night which was nice. The pool is good and the facilities fine. Alvor is lovely and at this price wil be back with the family next year.
3 out of 5
by A verified traveller from London

Lovely place- disappointing hotel

Posted 14-Sep-2009 on Hotels
Alvor is a beautiful place and is highly recommended. However, it's fair to say that it was the town that made our holiday and not the hotel. Our apartment was very close to the hotel bar, from which entertainment boomed out until midnight each night. Our rooms were fine and were clean and spacious. The hotel was quite far from the town, a good 10 minute walk, though we did expect this. The main reason we wanted to express our disapproval was the way we were treated when checking out. Our checkout time was 12.00 and our bus left at 12.10 so we arrived to checkout at 11.50. In front of us were a clan of about 8 Portuguese tourists, who the woman chatted to for around 20 minutes while a queue built up behind us. We complained several times and were rudely ignored while the receptionist told the clan about good local restaurants and the location of the pools. Finally, when our bus driver came to find us at nearly 12.15, we were seen. Our checkout took 10 seconds. It was the worst I've been treated in a hotel. Ever. So go to Alvor (it's wonderful), even go to the Brisamar, but don't expect much from the service!