Residencial Marés

Rua José Pires Padinha 1408800-354TaviraPortugal
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About Residencial Marés

In the heart of Tavira, this 3-star Rio 24-room hotel set in a Colonial building is within walking distance of local shops and restaurants. Hotel Residencial Mares overlooks the Gilão River by the Ria Formosa Natural Park, offering recreation opportunities.

Each room is simple and unpretentious. Rooms come with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, satellite TV, balconies, en suite bathrooms and mini fridges. Many rooms have breathtaking views of the water.

The hotel has a sunny terrace, sauna, airport shuttle service and 24-hour reception.

A complimentary Spanish breakfast is served buffet style in a dining room with river views. Tavira Lounge and A Sabores da Ria offer fresh seafood in town.

Hotel Residencial Marés offers guests access to Tavira Island by boat. Tavira train station is just a 13-minute walk away. Two golf courses, Quinta da Ria and Benamor Golf Course are 1.9 miles away.


Rua José Pires Padinha 140, 8800-354, Tavira, Portugal
Telephone: +351 968 446 108 | 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
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

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

Positive Reviews

Great location

Residencial Marés is located in a central part of Tavira, making it easy to explore Old Town and all of the city's attractions from this location. Guests loved being able to walk through the city without having to worry about hiring a car or taking public transit.

Wonderful views of the river

Many past guests have commented on the views from the rooms, as they overlook the river and are quite spectacular at night. Many rooms feature a balcony that overlooking the river, which is another value added features that guests have appreciated in the past.

Helpful and friendly staff

Numerous guests have said that the staff at this hotel is very helpful and always willing to assist guests with whatever they need. These staff members are also very friendly and this makes the property as a whole a much more hospitable place.

Negative Reviews

Only an average breakfast

Although some guests of Residencial Marés thought that the breakfast was great, others believe that it lacks variety and is just OK. If you are planning to stay at this property for multiple days, the breakfast might get a little tired after a while.

Beds are hard

If you don't enjoy hard mattresses, you might have trouble sleeping at this hotel. A few guests have mentioned that the mattresses are overly firm and, therefore, somewhat uncomfortable.

Lacks a lift

There is no lift at this hotel, so you might end up climbing some stairs with your luggage upon arrival. This is only an issue if you are located on one of the top floors, however, as the building isn't very big, featuring only 24 rooms.

Rating Overview

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8 out of 10 based on 529 reviews