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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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Denmead, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had 10 days at the hotel in July and thoroughly enjoyed it. We chose a suite which was very comfortable with lounge, kitchenette and large bedroom/bathroom, well worth the extra. Having stayed at various hotels in Funchal on 6 occasions, we would say that overall this was the best. The hotel is situated in the old town and there... More

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

We have just returned from two weeks half board at the Porto Santa Maria. We chose this hotel as it was on the outskirts of the old town. The hotel was beautiful. Rooms were clean and they had very comfy beds. The staff were polite and made us feel very welcome and their service and friendliness was outstanding. The food... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I have just returned from a one week break at this hotel and on our return discussed our feelings about the holiday.We agreed we could not fault it.The hotel is situated in the heart of the old town with its mulitude of restaurants and bars on the doorstep.Comfort and service are of the best and our garden... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've just returned from a week at the Hotel Porto Santa Maria in Funchal. This hotel was immaculately decorated and extremely clean. The rooms were of a very high standard with an enormous bathroom. The maid service was terrific. We were on a bed and breakfast basis and the dining room was brilliant. The choice of food was excellent with... More

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Newark, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a two week break at the PSM, for us it was a perfect location with great sea views and in the midst of many reasonable and good quality restaurants. Our room was beautifully furnished with a very comfortable and huge bed, maid service was excellent with toiletries regularly replaced and linen changed every other day,... More

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Hereford
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at the Porto Santa Maria for a week in July having visited the hotel bar for cocktails whilst staying at the Quinta Bela Sao Tiago in 2013. We liked what we saw at the Porto Santa Maria and decided to stay there this year. It is in an excellent position on the promenade in the... More

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have recently returned home from our week-long stay at Hotel Porto Santa Maria and really could not fault the hotel in any way. Our room was spacious and always immaculately clean (like the rest of the hotel) and it was clear that there are high expectations regarding the presentation of the hotel in all respects. We had paid the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have just returned from a two week stay at Porto Santa Maria. Excellent hotel, over 16 year olds only so it is very quiet and relaxed. Location is superb, at the edge of the old town of Funchal surrounded by restaurants. There is currently work being carried out on the sea front but there was very... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this hotel in early July after having such an enjoyable stay last year. This time we paid for a sea view which was lovely and the room slightly bigger but to be honest we equally enjoyed our garden room last year - I suppose it depends on how much time you spend on your balcony. The food and... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back since a week and delighted. We arrived at about 10am and our room was already available. Most travelers stay at the hotels in the Lido area, and though those hotels are very nice too, I would not even think of staying there. The Porto Santa Maria is located there where it all happens, right in the old town at... 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*
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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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