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Hotel Baia Azul

Quinta Calaca 1, Funchal, Madeira 9004-530, Portugal
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't book this hotel through a tour operator; I booked hotel, flights and car hire separately. It is listed as a four star hotel on Thomas Cook and the hotel themselves rate it as four star, had we gone with Thomas Cook I would have complained to the Tour Company, but as I booked it myself I only have... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself is a little bit older but the view to the ocean is excellent. Don't expect a lot regarding the room but it is clean and there is a lot of space, huge bathroom. The breakfast is a little bit boring but a normal buffet. The staff and the service is very nice. Free parking and next to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean and comfortable, cleaned daily. A few things lacking - two single beds instead of double but think we booked a twin through package; had to pay 12euro to use safe for week; no Iron & board available only an expensive laundry and pressing service; no tea and coffee making facilities in room (just a few things I... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

but also not ****. The sea view is very nice, the location is good, the staff is very friendly and helpful and the hotel offers a free garage. On the other side: the hotel rooms feel quite old an the mattress and pillow quality are way below what I'm used to in hotels. Fresh fruit and canned fruit get mixed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's position near to Funchal centre with lots of local bus's is good for getting around the island.The hotel is a little tired now but the room was spacious and clean,it was good value I thought.Pool a good size. I would visit again.

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Bex, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great location although it is actually 3.5 km ( 45 min) away from the city centre. On the plus side it is really close (5 min) to nice beaches and also to shopping facilities. A bus stop in front of the hotel allows to reach easily the city centre within 10 min. The hotel facilities are a bit old but... More 

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Edinburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This Hotel isvery tired and while the staff are very helpful and pleasant,the rooms leave a lot to be desired like tea/ coffee making facilities and wifi,which is only available in the reception area. The Hotel also boasts of a heated pool,this is not so we were there in March, and I suspect the Atlantic was warmer. For those of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Pros: good price, spacious room, large balcony, beautiful sea view, good food, free parking, fridge in the room, free shuttle bus to the town, shopping centre near, Cons: dated rooms/bathrooms, old and uncomfortable beds, rude breakfast staff, no free wifi in rooms, paying extra for a room safe, Sleep quality: 2 stars, Location: 3 stars, Service: 3 stars, Rooms: 4... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Unfortunately I was allergic to the carpets in the room so the hotel VERY kindly transferred me to the partner hotel, Alto Lido. The reception team where very friendly and helpful. The swimming pool is absolutely amazing with a great view. If they spent some money doing the rooms up to current standards, this hotel would be a GEM in... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

As others have said it is definitely not 4*. Rooms clean and fittings functioned OK. Decor dated but old fashioned TV worked fine. Lots of storage.The location was good and the courtesy bus service was much appreciated. Pleasant walk into Funchal if a change from the bus wanted.The restaurant seemed too small for the number of people with tables pushed... More 

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