Velamar Boutique Hotel

Estrada de AlbufeiraAlbufeira8200-635Portugal
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About Velamar Boutique Hotel

Velamar is a seaside property located in Olhos D'Agua that features an outdoor swimming pool, a bar and lounge and easy access to several beaches.

Non-smoking guest rooms feature a minibar, cable television, coffee and tea facilities, a hair dryer, a safe, climate control and blackout drapes.

Services and amenities offered at the hotel include complimentary Wi-Fi, a children's pool, 24-hour front desk, airport shuttle, tour desk and free parking.

Complimentary continental breakfast is served in a room with panoramic views of the ocean and there is a cafe located at the hotel as well.

Velamar is located close to Olhos d'Agua Beach, Maria Luisa Beach, Santa Eulalia Beach and Belharucas Beach and there is a golf course nearby.

Contact

Estrada de Albufeira, Albufeira, 8200-635, Portugal
Telephone: +351 289073800 | Fax: +351 289073809 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parasols
  • PC with internet
  • Pool bar
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Staff Members are Pleasant and Helpful

The reception staff at Velamar are very welcoming and quick to get guests checked in. All staff at the hotel are friendly and acknowledge guests. They are always ready to deal with any issues that come up or answer any questions and this is all done with a smile.

Delicious Food with Lots to Choose From

At breakfast, there is a wide variety of delicious items suitable for all tastes. Fresh fruit, cakes, eggs, pastries, meat and various breads are just some of the things available to choose from.

Guest Rooms are Clean and Comfortable

The guest rooms are thoroughly cleaned everyday and towels and linens are changed frequently. Guests also reported that the rooms are very large with comfortable furnishings and beds and a luxurious bathroom.

Negative Reviews

The Area Around the Hotel is Noisy

Guests reported that there is quite a bit of noise from various sources around the hotel including loud fans and air conditioning units, cars passing in the street below and lots of dogs barking nearby.

Guest Rooms are Shabby and Damp

Although guests are under the impression they are getting a room with a sea view, the sea is so far away, you can barely see it. Also reported was a lot of dampness in the room, some mould in the bathrooms, hard and uncomfortable beds, shabby and old decor and patio doors that don't close properly.

Some Staff Members are Abrupt and Defensive

When complaints are made, the staff becomes abrupt and defensive and they try to pass the blame. Guests reported that some staff members are hard to approach because they are always making personal calls on their cell phones and become irritated when they are disrupted. Also reported was cleaning staff who show up to clean rooms late in the day and do a rushed job that sees them forgetting to clean and replace some items.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 938 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
  • hostelbookers
    9.5 /10
  • ebookers.ie
    9.1 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.4 /10
8.6 out of 10 based on 938 reviews