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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Holmfirth, West Yorks
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything about this hotel is perfect. The staff are so friendly, the breakfast has a vast amount of choice, the entertainment in the evening is varied and enjoyable. The rooms are certainly adequate, with fridge and hob available. The location is ideal if you prefer to eat out as there is such a wide choice of restaurants within a five... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from the most restful week in this delightful hotel. The hotel nestles on the seafront with views across the ocean and from behind the rooftops of Funchal. Perfect for those who like me want to walk easily to locations without needing taxis. Wonderful staff. So clean. Delicious food. Perfect spots to relax: 3rd floor roof terrace,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the fourth year we have had a holiday in this hotel at new year , we have been coming here for many years now in the summer time . We have had holidays in many countries but we have settled for Madeira and the Porto Santa Maria as it ticks all the boxes. The rooms a excellent ,... 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 nice review is such a great pleasure to welcome our loyal guests year after year. I’m delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us once again. We are all looking forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back Yours Truly Carla More 

Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not fault anything during our two week stay over the Xmas period. Gala dinners outstanding, superb entertainment throughout. Also the hotel is situated in a highly convenient location. Many good restaurants in the old town right next to the hotel. gondola, bus station etc all nearby

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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 nice review, I'm delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our Christmas programme and the Gala diner were up to your expectations. We have a privileged position, much appreciated by all our guests. I hope that I will have the opportunity welcome you back in a near future. Yours... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel with an excellent location; just a few minutes walking to restaurants and the old part of Funchal. Staff was very friendly, facilities are good and there is an excellent and price/value relation.

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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 hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that you value our privileged position, our service and facilities. I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Madeira and to Porto Santa Maria Yours Truly Carla More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
50 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a week over New Year having booked a junior suite. The suite itself was located on the third floor. It was spacious inside but the balcony was extremely small and if we had wanted to sunbathe it would not have been possible. We did feel it necessary to contact reception but were told this was the only... 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 glad to learn that you enjoyed Madeira and the New Year’s celebrations. Our roof terrace is a special spot with breath-taking views over Funchal harbour and one of the best places to assist the Fireworks display. I will take your comments in consideration for future improvements. It will be a great pleasure... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a week at the Porto Santa Maria in August 2014. Excellent hotel - central location,lovely rooms and great food which is varied with different themes each evening. It was our second stay at this hotel and are looking forward to returning in July.

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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 so pleased to learn that we corresponded to your expectations. Looking forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in July Yours Truly Carla More 

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent our fifth visit in December at this satisfying hotel and as usual the service and attention was superb. For my wife and I the absence of children ensured the hotel was always peaceful, not that we do not like children. The whole service provided is low key and you can laze around or make your own amusement. We... 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’m so glad to learn that we manage to correspond to your expectations once again. It’s a great pleasure to welcome our loyal guests back to our hotel and I hope to see you soon. Yours Truly Carla More 

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel in a superb location - near to everything yet no traffic. Narrow streets behind with lots of restaurants and cable car close by for trips up to Monte. An added benefit is the lower age limit of 16 so no screaming kids! The quality of food at the Christmas Eve Gala Dinner was excellent. Breakfast good with the... 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 so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will take your feedback on the juice into consideration and will have maintenance taking a look on the ventilation system to check if it is working properly. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back Yours Truly Carla More 

Southwell, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we always wanted to see the fire works, wonderful to behold. the gala 6 course dinner was beutiful. this was our 15th stay at this hotel and it is still as good as ever we will be sure to visit the porto santa maria again, we look forward to all the friendly staff.

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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 wonderful review, I'm delighted to see that you enjoyed this special event the fireworks are fantastic and I'm so pleased that the display was up to your expectations. We will all be here to welcome you back for your 16th visit. See you soon Yours Truly Carla 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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