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Hotel Girassol

Estrada Monumental 256, Funchal, Madeira 9004-539 , Portugal
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Ranked #53 of 88 Hotels in Funchal
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rebecca13WP Croydon, United Kingdom
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in this hotel for a week; the place has its good and bad points but all in all we enjoyed our stay. Our room was located on the 11th (top) floor, very beautiful views and not at all noisy, it had air conditioning in the sitting room area and a fan in the bedroom so... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked in for one week B n B. Junior Suite clean and spacious. Breakfast was so chaotic the food was basic and not well planned out - queues at the coffee station, butter at a separate table from the bread and jam - burnt croissants for three days! The sun loungers were filthy they have never been cleaned for years,... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

although the rooms and bar are a little dated, the staff could not be more friendly. They all remembered numbers of rooms and who was with which party. We were given champagne and fruit on the birthday of one of our party. No complaints.

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My first visit to madiera and found this an excellent hotel first class restaurant .Breakfast is complementary with a wide choice good pool and free wi do in the lobby area.In room safe local charge.tea and coffee in room at daily charge.

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ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Hotel set out in apartment style. They should get rid of the brown carpets which gives a dowdy and dated appearance to rooms although all spotless. Nicely located 30 min walk from town centre or €6/7/8 depending on traffic taxi cost or €2 bus ride. The food in hotel is varied and excellent dinner time but could be improved just... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Just arrived home from a week at this hotel, we had a wonderful time the food was very good standard we all enjoyed it, the staff were attentive, the hotel is clean, i can not comment on the bar as didnt go in there only because we went on some amazing tours and was tired after dinner, the breakfast was... More 

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Forest of Dean
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We have stayed at this hotel several times over the last 9 years, and would certainly still recommend it. The staff are very friendly and their English is excellent, especially the receptionists. We only book Bed and Breakfast as we like to eat out at several different restaurants in the evening so cannot comment on evening meals but have never... More 

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bala gwynedd uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The Hotel is on the busy main road leading into Funchal.If you think this would bother you, this is NOT the Hotel for you. If you like the hustle and bustle ,then it is not a problem.I had a Junior Suite on the 7th floor with a great view to the sea I thoroughly enjoyed my stay there. The staff... More 

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Alnwick
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We were booked into the Girassol for a week, Bed and Breakfast, so I can't say very much about the food, except that whatever time we went down to breakfast something had run short - the fruit salad, or the coffee or hot milk. I felt that the dining room was understaffed. I do want to point out the good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Be patient with slow lift, food OK but don't expect to much and you will be fine. Suites large but somewhat dated, don't exprct good Wi-fi if you stray to far from reception,best near the computor and router

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