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Hotel Girassol

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Estrada Monumental 256, Funchal, Madeira 9004-539 , Portugal
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Ranked #49 of 90 Hotels in Funchal
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is in a good location, about a 20 minute walk to the port and a further 5 to the city centre one way and 5 minute walk from the Lido area the other. The rooms are a good size and kept impeccably clean. Fresh towels and bedding daily. The only thing absent is air con, although there is... More

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived until the time we left the staff could not have been more friendly and helpful. Our room on the 10th floor was excellent, with morning sun and views over the sea. We particularly appreciated the location of the hotel - only a 20 minute walk into the heart of Funchal, and close to the Lido... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from a week stay in this hotel and was not disappointed. The Hotel is exactly as all the pictures show, clean, quiet and friendly. The food is of high quality and well cooked if not limited in choice. The staff are very friendly and the location is very good. The rooms are spacious and very clean..there's not many... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Lido area is famous for its endless rows of stunning hotels,restaurants/cafe's/bars & night clubs on the marina/rentals/shopping pools, sea pools closer to the center of Funchal. Girassol Hotel is on the 'estrada(road) Monumental', the main artery in & out of this zone. I stayed here & enjoyed the night. Room was well cared for and clean.The hotel itself caters... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Just got back from a seven night holiday in Funchal, Madeira. We booked this trip only two weeks before we left after searching on the internet. So we kept our fingers crossed that it would be ok. We were not disappointed. Our room was on the fifth floor and the accommodation was of an acceptable standard. The lounge area had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

just back from our two weeks at this hotel. Read lots of bad reviews on this hotel, not sure why they were posted. Only a few Brits and hotel during our stay and I only heard one customer complaining about the road noise. Hotel is very clean, maids do a great service. Bathrooms are refitted, and having a separate siting... More

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Selby, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I , booked a week in the Hotel Girassol , taking along a friend of ours for her first holiday abroad. What a shock we had, nothing like what we imagined from the photos in the Thomson brochure. Not a very impressive looking hotel, or reception area. We went up to our room, which was very tired... More

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We have just returned from a super holiday in Maderia where we stayed in The Girassol Hotel which was situated in a pleasant area where there were plenty of good shops, bars, restaurants and a nearby supermarket which seemed to cater for all our needs. The bus stop was only 50 mtrs away with plenty of public transport into Funchal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My wife and I have hust returned today from the Girassol Hotel in Funchal(22nd September 2014). We were there for seven nights on a "Jet 2" holiday "B&B" package flying from Glasgow. The hotel has a good situation and is surrounded by good value restaurants,coffee shops.bars, and even has a small well stocked supermarket just next door!!....what is not to... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We just returned from a lovely stay in a Junior Suite on the 4th floor at Hotel Girassol. ROOM My partner and I slept in a large double room and the children (aged 11 & 12) slept in the separate lounge area, 1 on the sofa bed and 1 on a day bed - both were comfortable. Lounge area faced... More

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Address: Estrada Monumental 256, Funchal, Madeira 9004-539 , Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Girassol 4*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
Girassol Hotel Funchal
Hotel Girassol Madeira/Funchal

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