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Hotel Girassol

Estrada Monumental 256, Funchal, Madeira 9004-539 , Portugal
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are some mixed reviews for this hotel but you really do not have to worry. We stayed for a week and cannot find anything negative to report about The Girassol. The hotel is spotlessly clean throughout, and the staff are unfailingly helpful and friendly. The gardens are lovely and there are more than enough sunbeds around the pool. We... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our second visit to the Girassol and it won't be our last. The Junior suite overlooking the pool was very comfortable and much better than other hotels bedsit layout. The kettle was an added bonus and the WIFI in the room very good. Food is good and plentiful and the buffet style suits us well. I am sure that there... More 

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1 Thank Nigel M
Felpham, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here many times and must say this stay in January was one of the best why you ask ? The hotel has always been friendly with excellent professional staff. We should have gone in December but due to work commitments changed to January . Not expecting great weather we had it warm enough to swim in the... More 

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1 Thank Anna88402
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent stay at the Girassol. Good location for the lido area and walking into the old town , shops and market. Our fifth stay in Funchal but first at this hotel. A very spacious comfortable suite room. Breakfast had plenty of choice from the buffet with cooked breakfast also available. Staff helpful and friendly. Not as plush as some... More 

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2 Thank 955pauline
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is good, but the pool area is a bit worn. The room we stayed in was really hot in the afternoon and was sometimes unbearable due to no air conditioning. The wi-fi was limited to the lobby and kept disappearing after a couple of minutes. The food was good and there was a good selection.

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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

This was our second year to stay at the Girassol. Our room was, in fact, a junior suite and very comfortable with a mini fridge including balcony with sea view and overlooking the pool area. Tea/coffee making facilities were provided this year unlike last year and the TV had a good selection of English speaking stations. The selection of food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Went to Madeira for Flower festival show in May time...stayed at the Girassol Hotel... Had a sea view room. We stayed here at half board. Lots of variety of food, buffet in the evenings. The hotel is really good you can walk to the Funchal town it takes about 25 mins to walk from the Hotel or you can take... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Just returned from 5 nights at the Girassol and can honestly say, it was one of the most relaxing places I've been to. It's not modern, trendy or "boutique" but if you like clean, comfortable and QUIET, this could be right up your street. I absolutely refuse to pay the prices that the Pestana, Porto Bay and Enotel etc....charge. A... More 

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Nuneaton
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

My wife and I visited this hotel as part of our holiday to celebrate 50 of marriage (that does not mean we are not young ant heart). When writing a review I like to be objective. I ready some of the more recent reviews before le went and noted the comments. All I can say that the staff there are... More 

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ruthin UK
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71 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Bit dated but comfortable large room/mini suite. Clean and tidy room and we'll serviced. Staff very helpful and informative. Breakfast OK and hot. Pool area a bit tired with worn flooring to sitting area. Very nice well maintained garden. Good value with no single supplement through Jet2.

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