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Pestana Ocean Bay Hotel

Praia Formosa, Funchal, Madeira 9000-247, Portugal
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here July 2015. Disappointed to say the least mainly because of food. However the hotel had beautiful views and the staff were pleasant. The shuttle bus service was very useful because we ate in Funchal a lot because the food has limited choice and was repetitive and you could tell certain things were kept over for the next... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Super location right on the beach with amazing views of the Atlantic. About a 20 minute drive from town, which wasn't a problem as used the free shuttle bus during the day and taxis in the evening which was less than 10 euros. The staff were efficient but not very friendly, but I suspect his was down to their work... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we are a young couple who wanted a quiet holiday.. it was lovely room was clean- staff were lovely ... we cant wait to go back!! great bus service everyday to the centre of madeira, really useful. perfect view x

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I think I will divide my review into two parts. Part one: The hotel was very good. We were all inclusive and the food and drink were excellent with plenty of choice. Our room on the second floor was spacious and spotless with the sound of the sea all day and night great. The lounge area was large and well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Title says it all really, would highly recommend. Had a great time and wouldn't think twice about returning. Friendly staff, good food, excellent room, lovely sea view, nice area, no complaints at all. Booked holiday through First Choice who I would also use again.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect holiday perfect hotel perfect view can not fault this hotel for what we paid it was excellent value staff were all friendly and helpful room's were cleaned daily pool area was nice plenty of sunbeds beach towel were supplied definitely recommend

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Negatives: - Buffet restaurant & entertainment area all part of the same room so you can hear the plates clattering. - The outside veranda is part of the buffet restaurant, you can't sit outside with a drink because people are eating around you & if you eat in the early sitting you feel guilty hanging around when the later sitting... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All rooms had a sea view and were clean and spacious. The complimentary bus service was welcome but did stop rather early in the evening. We were unable to book into the advertised Italian restaurant as they only opened 3 nights per week and were already fully booked on the day of our arrival. The food was of a, mostly,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely time here.food excellent so are the staff.beach not good though as just pebbles but the hotel was lovely.would recommend.we were there in september 2013.would be happy to return there.good experience

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with our family and could not have asked for any better service from the staff. The general manager and reception staff especially Marianna where exceptional and made our stay a delight. The food was more than adequate and drinks flowed all day and night long. We had no problems getting service other than perhaps waiting a few minutes... More 

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