Auramar Beach Resort

Albufeira, Portugal

71%
1.2 K reviews
Fair family hotel. Close to the beach and the city center. Beautiful beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Central Heating
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Kitchenette
    • Lounge
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Playground
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • TV Room
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Foyer
    • Medical Assistance
    • Newspaper stand
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Nightclub
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Evening Buffet
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • All inclusive
    Activities
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Entertainment Program
    • Diving
    • Ping Pong
    • Aqua aerobics
    • Cycling/Mountain Biking
    • Swimming Pool
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Darts
    • Minigolf
    • Sun terrace
    • Bocce
    • Indoor Pool
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Heated Pool(s)
    • Horse Riding
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Golf
Praia Dos Aveiros 8200-377 Albufeira
1.3 mi to downtown

Location

This pleasant hotel has an attractive view overlooking the Atlantic, and is about 2 km from Albufeira. The beautiful sandy beach is only 50 metres from the hotel and may easily be accessed down a flight of steps. Countless shops, restaurants, bars, cafés, and nightclubs are in the hotel's vicinity, just 500 m away. The nearest public transport links are located just 200 m from the hotel. It is 35 km to the international airport.

Facilities

This hotel was built in 1976. Travellers are welcomed at the establishment, which has a total of 287 rooms. These are located in the main building (5 storeys) or in one of the 3 adjacent buildings (up to 4 storeys). At the accommodation, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Amenities include a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access (for a fee) is available to travellers in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. Guests can buy daily essentials at the supermarket. The grounds of the establishment feature a playground and an attractive garden. Additional features at the accommodation include a newspaper stand, a TV room and a playroom. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Additional services include a babysitting service, medical assistance, a laundry service and a hairdresser. In addition, a shuttle service is offered. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service (for a fee) to explore the surrounding area.

Rooms

Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Most of the accommodation units offer a side-on sea view. Separate bedrooms are also available. There is also a safe. The kitchenette is equipped with a fridge. A telephone and a TV add to the comfort of the holiday. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. Special family rooms are available for families with children.

Sports/Entertainment

A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. A sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are also available. There is also a poolside snack bar. A variety of sports facilities are offered at the establishment. These include beach volleyball and volleyball, or for a fee, biking/mountain biking, tennis, bocce, crazy golf, golf and horse riding. Alternatively, guests can try out aquafit, or for a fee, diving. The accommodation offers a wide range of indoor sporting activities, for example table tennis, darts and aerobics, or for a fee, a gym and billiards. The hotel offers a range of facilities in the wellness area. Options include a spa or, for an additional fee, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments. Other options and services include live music, a kids' club and a casino.

Meals

Catering options available at the establishment include bed and breakfast, half board, full board and all-inclusive. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner. The accommodation also offers snacks. Travellers can choose from a range of drinks, including alcohol-free drinks.

Payment

The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.

Ratings

  • Beach
    95%
    "Beautiful beach"

    Near the sea. Perfect location for the beach. Great location on the beach.

    "Beautiful beach."

  • Location
    95%
    "Great location"

    Close to old town. Excellent location. Close to the beach.

    "Great location and easy parking." "Near city centre with nearby beaches, restaurants, bars, and shopping."

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  • Service
    60%
    "Service is adequate"

    Helpful staff. Shuttle bus great. Bad manners.

    "Staff is very friendly but not that professional, with mediocre restaurant service." "Complaints about housekeeping and reception." "Recreation staff is ok." "Good shuttle service."

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  • Breakfast
    57%
    "Breakfast is average"

    Excellent breakfast. Never had breakfast. Breakfast was disgusting.

    "Breakfast is average."

  • Food
    57%
    "Food is all right"

    Cheapest ingredients. All inclusive buffets for lunch. Including snack bar.

    "Restaurant is affordable, although the dining area needs cleaning and overall experience is lacking." "Acceptable menu with average desserts." "Good side dishes."

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  • Cleanliness
    49%
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    Dirty bathroom.

    "Rooms, bathrooms and dining area all need more cleaning." "Moderately clean hotel facilities." "Clean pool area."

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  • Room
    40%
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Very old amenities. Thin walls. Brutal shower.

    "Wonderful views but complaints about room maintenance and cleanliness." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Okay room size, but subpar beds and furnishing." "Guests complained about kitchenettes, minibars, TV's, and A/C." "Shower can be a problem."

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  • Vibe
    19%
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Very old style. Everything is old. Very old amenities.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Entrance area is not particularly attractive." "Hotel is relatively stylish." "Awesome for families."

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  • WiFi
    17%
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Didn't have Wi-Fi in the rooms. No in room internet. No wi fi.

    "Wifi quality could be improved."

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  • Wellness Area
    14%
    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved"

    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."