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Hotel Girassol

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Estrada Monumental 256, Funchal, Madeira 9004-539 , Portugal
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from a weeks holiday with my husband. We stayed at the Girassol which is rated as a 4* hotel. On arrival we checked in but our room was not ready and we were told we would have to wait for about 10 mins and feel free to wander round and come back. At this point I... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to return to Madeira and decided to make it a family holiday so 8 adults and a 7 year old stayed at the Girassol for a week. We decided on the hotel as it has suites with balconies rather than rooms and the prices are very competitive with other hotels. The hotel was recommended by a colleague who... More

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Kent, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary by visiting Madeira, a holiday destination we had planned to visit for some time. We chose to use Jules Verne Travel as our travel agent and their hotel of choice was the Hotel Girassol in Funchal. We were not disappointed with either choice. The service offered by Jules Verne was... More

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 6th visit to the Girassol hotel. The hotel in places is looking a little tired ( but don't let that put you off}. We found two negatives. 1} We find the the shallow steps into the hotel a pain , A level path would be so much better. The rooms are spacious with a fridge ,sofa and... More

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently returned from a holiday at this hotel. Funchal is a delightful place with lots to do. The hotel itself was good, our room was excellent and was very spacious. The whole place was very clean. We paid extra for a kettle in the room but it was very cheap to do so. The only criticism I have of... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly and helpful staff. Accommodation is bedroom plus separate lounge with settee, easy chair, coffee tables leading onto balcony. This is comfortable in the evenings compared to the usual arrangement of siting in the bedroom on small chairs. Bathroom good and clean, towels changed every 2 days. View of the sea and mountains. Bus stop by the hotel. Located about... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed a lovely week at the Girassol - and would be very happy to return. People's reviews that knock this place should be taken lightly - you do get what you pay for and perhaps it isn't everyone's idea of a four star however, ratings vary all over the the world and I feel my money was well spent... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a good position for shops restaurants etc. But does need to be upgraded . Reception and dining room fine Rooms are good size with lounge with TV , fridge, chair coffee table and writing area . The rooms have carpets which are clean but dated . Large bedroom with ensuite . The pool area is needing... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am sorry that tripadvisor doesn't allow us to upload the pictures with this hotel. This is the wors hotel you can discover in Madeira, Funchal. In this hotel instead of air conditioner they provided for us a Duracraft ventilator, our room being at the 9th floor. The furniture in this room (902) dates since '60s - '70s. The promised... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Clean. dated decor. Breakfast basic. Staff friendly. I could have got more for the same money, my friends stayed just down the road in a lovely 5* hotel, I felt a bit the poor relation! Even worse when I found out they paid less than me!! Both were Jet2 package bookings. Lesson learned - do your 'value for money' research... 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*
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Also Known As:
Girassol Hotel Funchal
Hotel Girassol Madeira/Funchal

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