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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 3 days ago
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Kent,England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having read so many rave reviews for this hotel we didn't think it could possibly live up to our expectations - but it did, and exceeded them! We had paid for a sea view room but when we arrived our room only had a side sea view, the lovely lady on reception couldn't have been more helpful and said that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

By Mark Linklater stayed 7 - 14 February 2015. Happy to give my name and dates of stay, think this should a condition for posting a review (rant over!) By far the best located hotel in Funchal right in the centre of everything but quiet. Old Town Funchal just out the back door and wonderful views of the sea and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had walked past this hotel complex on an earlier visit to Funchal and was impressed by its location overlooking the sea and the cruise ship terminal. Whilst we'd thoroughly enjoyed our first stay in Madeira, a couple of years earlier, we were concerned that the location may be a little 'out of town' for a stay in mid February,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On arrival, our room wasn't ready but we were immediately offered a free buffet lunch on the terrace with drinks. That was a good start! Our room overlooked the side of the hotel with the public gardens - some noise but what was more interesting was watching the card games immediately below us - quite heated. The room had all... More 

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Stourbridge UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th stay at this hotel which to us is the number one hotel in Funchal. Although only 4 star, we think it gives 5 star service. The location on the sea front is superb with great views of the harbour and the frequent cruise ships, not to mention the long, flat and beautifully laid out sea front... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my 4th visit to this hotel; now that should say it all. Its in a great location, the staff are excellent, The rooms are spotlessly clean and have a small kitchen for anyone who wants to make their own meals. But why would you? There are so many lovely restaurants right behind the hotel, The food at the hotel is... More 

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Ormalingen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel in the best location in Funchal! Immediately near the oldest street in the town where around 20 excellent, small restaurants are located. Nearby probably some more 20 restaurants. Very near to the cable car and bus station. In spite of this central location the rooms are very quiet and you can enjoy a view of cruise ships... More 

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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed in Funchal many times however usually some way out out the centre. The hotel is located on the promenade near the centre of the old town. The service was good and the rooms are clean and tidy. The pool area is right next to the sea, however we spent our time on the roof terrace. There's a... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our seventh visit to the hotel in seven years, always four weeks in January, for the past three years we have had to tolerate the noise of machinery constructing the new sea defences and promenade but---wow-- it is finished and what a difference. I well designed and constructed sea front with acres of gardens and space, new bars... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second stay at this hotel and were not disappointed. (New jacuzzi on roof top was a great surprise). Most guests have stayed there many more times than us and you can see why travellers keep coming back. The location is by the sea front and very close to the local shops and restaurants. Nothing is too much... 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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Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay) Madeira/Funchal
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#11 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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