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Porto Santa Maria Hotel (Porto Bay)

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Avda do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses 50, Funchal, Madeira 9050-029, Portugal
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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scotland
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Gorgeous adult only hotel right on the flat promenade in the older part of town, next to the Fort. Everything was within easy walking distance for us, although we took a taxi, and the hotel complementary bus, along to the Lido end a couple of times. Breakfast was lovely, with hot and cold selections, cereal, fruit, pastries etc as well... More 

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Bedford
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our third visit to this hotel, and it still has the same high standard. The staff remembered us, especially Lena, the restaurant manager, who greeted us like old friends. My husband had use of the hotel's wheelchair in order to get around. Nothing was too much trouble. We had a disabled room which had all the facilities we... More 

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Stone, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice hotel ideally situated for the old town of Funchal. On first impressions reception staff a little abrupt but nothing to really moan about. Our sea view room that we'd paid extra for was a side view room with our main view over the restaurant. Room very nice with little kitchenette, good tip take your own coffee or tea for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a week here first week of August. Madeira is beautiful and lots of sights to be seen around the hotel. The old town, in which the hotel is situated, is great to explore. We enjoyed the hotel facilities, particularly the roof terrace, which was very quiet when we went. Jacuzzi at night is a must! Ocassionally we felt a... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect location in the old town for restaurants and bars. Lots on the flat too if you are not able to climb steep streets. Close to the cable car and farmers market. Hotel was very clean and staff very friendly especially Lina the PR lady. A couple of the reception staff could have been a bit nicer but they didn't... More 

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

the hotel was ideally placed in the old town and on the promenade for all the charming street life with cafes and restaurants and the historical and cultural elements with art on display around the streets with many doors painted in highly creative ways. the hotel was spotlessly clean everywhere and the staff were always very friendly, pleasant and helpful,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my first visit to Madeira and stayed a for a week in July, The hotel is absolutely fabulous, a warm welcome on arrival and our cases took to our room whilst checking in, our room was a ground floor garden view, but was facing the pool and sea, it was very clean and comfortable, it has a little... More 

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birmingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

stayed here for a week in august .on checking in we were politely told that the room would not be ready for a couple of hours at 12 midday , this being two hours before take over time we didnt mind and sat with a drink while we waited .the hotel is pristinely clean and neat .on arriving in our... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely everything is 1st class at this hotel, it's so peaceful & it's location is perfect with a large selection of fabulous restaurants on the doorstep. Have to mention The Fort which is superb. It's difficult to say anything more than in previous reviews...its wonderful. We always like to spend our holidays in different countries and never return to the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All the reviews are correct, this is a lovely hotel with very friendly staff. We had a standard room which had a side view of the port and overlooked the public park, great for people watching. Room very well equipped and a good size. Breakfast was plentiful with a huge range of choice. Location could not be bettered, lots of... More 

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