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Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay)

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avda do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses 50, Funchal, Madeira 9050-029, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Mjolby, Sweden
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our visit no.6 at Hotel Santa Maria. And we have already booked a new visit in April next year. Whay? This hotel have a nice and friendly atmosphere. The location in the old town at the coastline is pefect. A very good view over the sea, hotelgarden and the Cruising ships.

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Irvine
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20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed a week in September for my partner's 60th. birthday. Cannot fault this hotel the food was excellent staff were delightful and accomodation first class. The hotel even presented a birthday cake to my partner on the big day. The old town is on the doorstep which makes exploring and shopping easy. Already planning a two week trip as aweek... More

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Carla_Bacanhim, General Manager at Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, I’m delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us, and chose Porto Santa Maria to celebrate the special Birthday. It will be a great pleasure to welcome you back to our hotel, for a longer stay next time. Yours Truly Carla More

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Porto Santa Maria for the 2nd time in May 2014. Very convenient for the old town, and shops and restaurants. A small friendly hotel, that won't disappoint you as an alternative to the bigger ones west of the centre.

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Carla_Bacanhim, General Manager at Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. I am pleased to see that you had a pleasant stay with us and an enjoyable holiday. Hoping to welcome you back in a near future. Yours Truly Carla More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Porto Santa Maria from July 18th to July 28th 2014 and we had a really enjoyable stay. The location of the hotel is near the cable car and also the local buses and lots of restaurants. The only downside is that it is a fair way from the ferry terminal.Our double room had a sea view... More

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Carla_Bacanhim, General Manager at Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. It is especially gratifying that you enjoy the service from our staff. The team at Porto Santa Maria do their very best to deliver favourable holiday experiences for all our guests. I'm so glad to know that the only... More

Lincoln
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had seven days at the Santa Maria and it was pretty good. The room was large with an excellent bathroom, it also had a kitchenette with pots and pans and a large fridge. The breakfasts were excellent and the evening meal was also good, especially the Gourmet evening. The main bar, the Captains Bar served excellent cocktails... More

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Carla_Bacanhim, General Manager at Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. I am pleased to hear that you spent a nice holiday with us and that you enjoyed our staff and the services offered. I hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back to Madeira and to Porto Santa Maria Yours Truly Carla More

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just come back from the beautiful island of Maderia, and spent a wonderful 14 nights at this hotel. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, and they were even kind enough to provide me with a EU/UK travel adaptor after I realised I'd forgotten mine. The rooms were very clean and spacious, and the public areas were also spotless... More

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Carla_Bacanhim, General Manager at Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review, I'm delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be more than pleased to welcome you back to Madeira and to Porto Santa Maria Yours Truly Carla More

bexhill on sea
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel exudes quality. The position is great on the flat right next to the Fort in the old town. The rooms are large especially the junior suites and include a lovely bathroom with good toiletries. You can't say enough about the staff all of whom go that extra mile and are always smiling even when up against irritating guests.... More

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Carla_Bacanhim, General Manager at Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such wonderful review. I’m delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you value the location of the hotel, our service and facilities. We are very proud of our staff members that do their very best every day. Our roof terrace is in fact a special spot with breath-taking views over... More

London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is immaculately kept. The rooms are spotless, as are the public areas. The beds are extremely comfortable. The clientele seem older than typical, mainly couples, but it is a hotel for adults. The buffet breakfasts seems to have everything you could possibly want -- too many things to list. There are two pools with jacuzzis -- indoor and... More

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Carla_Bacanhim, General Manager at Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for you positive feedback. I am glad to hear that we managed to correspond to your expectations regarding our service and facilities. Funchal is getting back to its normal setting and the works at the sea front promenade are almost finished, the part just in front of the hotel was inaugurated on the 3rd October, so... More

St Helens, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently returned from a weeks stay in this great hotel. Our room was ground floor directly overlooking the pool area and had great views of the cruise ships coming and going. Our room had a kitchenette that maybe many other hotels should copy. We loved the location of the hotel along with the staff and good quality food. Really... More

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Carla_Bacanhim, General Manager at Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Thank you for such wonderful review, I'm delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our facilities and service were up to your expectations. It will give us great pleasure to welcome you back to Madeira and to Porto Santa Maria Yours Truly Carla More

Swindon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent our one week autumn holiday at Porto Santa Maria after picking Madeira this year because we've been to the other Portuguese islands and enjoyed them (Sao Miguel in Azores and Porto Santo). Check-in was quick and our room was ready before midday. We'd paid for a sea view studio and got a ground floor room which was okay,... More

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Carla_Bacanhim, General Manager at Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and sharing your photos. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay with us. Thank you for sharing your opinions regarding the hotel, we will take good note and will have it in consideration to further improve. It’s such a pleasure to learn that you enjoyed Porto Bay Falesia in Algarve as well. I... More

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Address: Avda do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses 50, Funchal, Madeira 9050-029, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
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Hotel Class:4 star — Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay) 4*
Number of rooms: 146
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