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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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Ranked #11 of 91 hotels in Funchal
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Formby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is so difficult to write a review of this hotel, except tp endorse the great majority of previous reviewers' comments that this is an outstanding hotel. Wonderfully situated for walking to all the major attractions in Funchal; especially the old town, which on it's own, is a great experience which should not be missed. Having arrived on an early... More

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

Third visit to the Porto Santa Maria Hotel met all our expectations yet again. Very comfortable Hotel with excellent and attentive staff. Great location. Seafront, shops and great restaurants within easy walking distance. Tour buses, cable car on the doorstep.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Porto Santa Maria for one week. Lovely location on the front and on the flat. Great location close to lots of tourist attractions like the cable car, marina, bus station, sea front and old town. Staff were excellent. Do not want to name any individuals as everyone worked hard,all staff were pleasant,hard working and full of enthusiasm.... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I know this hotel doesn't come as high as others in Funchal but we couldn't fault it for anything and it's got to be the ideal location for sightseeing and eating out. It is situated right next to the sea with just a walkway in front and on the other side is the old town. The old town is by... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Faultless. Firstly, I love the boutique style & friendly, attentive staff who make you feel part of a family. Secondly, the location is perfect - tranquil although immediately adjacent to the 'old town' where all the finest restaurants, bars & amenities are. It is an ideal base for all sight seeing. My studio bedroom has a lovely sea view &... More

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

This is a great hotel stayed for one week with my husband. On arrival the luggage arrived in the room before us. We had a side sea view looking on to the park. No noise at night. The hotel was clean, beds were comfy, staff were polite and helpful. Rooms were cleaned every day and you could change the towels... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

6 of us stayed celebrating 40th Anniversaries. Although one room was not as booked, it was changed the next day, with a free meal as an apology. All staff were friendly and helpful, especially the lady in charge of the restaurant. Food superb and very reasonably priced. Hotel perfectly placed for all of the Old Town restaurants, cable car 3... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel based on two things, firstly that it was one of the Thomson couples hotels and secondly based on the reviews on Tripadvisor. As one of the couple's hotels we expected a variety of ages, however the age range tended to be the upper end, and this was reflected in how quiet the hotel was. The absolute... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just returned from porto santa maria what a great hotel .the food was excelent with its themed evenings We booked just 3 dinners in the hotel so we could sample other resturants in the town all of which were equaly good the staff here were all very good and helpful the rooms bright and comfortable we had a junior suite... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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51 hotel reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second favourite hotel in Madeira. I stay at The Cliff Bay but visit this hotel for snacks and coffee.The staff are excellent facilities fine nice postion dispite harbour works food and etc fine.Rooms seem fine as well no children allowed not so keen on that but otherwise a fine hotel

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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*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Funchal #11 Romantic Hotel in Funchal #27 Family Hotel in Funchal
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Porto Santa Maria lies at the water's edge in the very heart of Funchal's old centre. Its close relationship to the sea, the outstanding and exclusive views over the harbour where the cruise ships dock, its picturesque surroundings and the unique flavours of its cuisine result in genuine urban tranquility. A congenial hotel offering 146 rooms, restaurant, bars, direct access to the promenade, outdoor pool, indoor pool, SPA, gym, parking...all in the heart of the city. ... more   less 
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