Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza

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Indoor pool, outdoor pool, open 9 AM to 7:30 PM, pool loungers
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, open 9 AM to 7:30 PM, pool loungers
Indoor pool, 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

4.0 star property
Guests rated this property 2.6/5 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
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Estrada de Santa Eulalia Apartado 978, Areias de S. Joao, Albufeira, 8200-913

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMarinha Beach34 min drive
  • Popular LocationBenagil Beach36 min drive
  • AirportFaro (FAO-Faro Intl.)40 min drive
  • Popular LocationFaro Island Beach45 min drive

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About this area

Albufeira

Located near the beach, Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza is in Santa Eulália, a neighbourhood in Albufeira. 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 Praia dos Alemães and Falesia Beach. 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.

What's nearby

  • Santa Eulalia Beach - 5 min walk
  • Maria Luisa Beach - 9 min walk
  • Marinha Beach - 34 min drive
  • Benagil Beach - 36 min drive
  • Faro Island Beach - 45 min drive

Getting around

  • Albufeira - Ferreiras Station - 14 min drive
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 40 min drive

About this property

Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza

4-star Albufeira hotel in Santa Eulália, near Santa Eulalia Beach
Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a poolside bar, a snack bar/deli and a seasonal outdoor pool. 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 air-conditioned accommodations 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

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 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

Restaurants on site

  • Os Arcos
  • Bar Aqua Azul
  • Siroco Pool Bar

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath 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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Policies

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

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
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

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to June 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

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
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

Overall score and ratings

2.9
Rating 5 - Excellent. 2 out of 9 reviews
5 - Excellent 22%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 9 reviews
4 - Good 11%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 9 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 9 reviews
2 - Poor 22%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 9 reviews
1 - Terrible 22%

2.6/5

Cleanliness

3.0/5

Staff & service

2.0/5

Amenities

2.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

2.7/5

Eco-friendliness

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Terrible experience for a 4-star hotel
Terrible cleaning, lots of dirt, cockroaches inside the apartment. Indoor pool closed, broken windows, gym closed, 1 outdoor pool closed. Playground dirty, elevador with problems (people got stuck inside a few times). Terrible check in. And 2 hours after check in (started at 4pm to get the apartment “ready”).
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

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

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Disliked: Cleanliness
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Staff & service
Má experiência
Check in tardio, tinhamos como check in 14h00, só nos deram quarto às 18h10. Não tinha ar condicionado a funcionar. Reservamos com cama de casal e disseram que não tinham essa informação no sistema e nem quarto disponível nessas condições.
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

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