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Hotel Baia Azul

Quinta Calaca 1, Funchal, Madeira 9004-530, Portugal
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Hotel Baia Azul
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Ranked #56 of 89 Hotels in Funchal
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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Tallinn, Estonia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is sold as a 4* but in reality it was 4* about 30 years ago. Today the rooms and the rest of the hotel look like something out of a B-rated movie. Everything is worn and somewhat dirty. The rooms are relatively large and they all have balconies, but the bathrooms, bed linen, pillows etc have been used... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

As said before by others this hotels glory days are over. 80-90's decoration, lots of marble... But very clean, huge rooms and everything worked. No wifi in the rooms but at least in the lobby and cocktail bar. Ok hotel, seen a lot worse places.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Clean rooms, comfortable beds and reasonable enough service. The hotel was spotless albeit dated. The pool is great and it is located in what can only be described as the hotel district. Would I go back, yes.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights for a short break in March. Let's start with positives: good location about 20-25 minute walk into town and great views out to the sea. It has some good facilities, there is even a squash court in the middle of the hotel, and pool area is ok. The courtesy bus to town is useful, 4... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have just come back from a weeks holiday at madeira and stayed at the Baia Azul hotel. Good things first. Check in was good with the receptionist giving out maps and other info, 12 euros for hiring the safe and we have not used hotel keys in years , all seem to have cards now. The room was nice... More 

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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I do wonder what some people expect from a holiday having read some of these reviews. My husband and I stayed here 17-27th December 2014 and it was very enjoyable, all staff very pleasant and helpful. We checked in and a member of staff took our bags to our room (1012) which was very big with plenty of storage. We... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Huge room, seaview. Very old, clearly had its glory days in the 70/80's. Old TV, marple bathroom. Only one outlet worked, the one in the bathroom made horrible noise when I tried plugging in my hairdryer. A very big minus - no WIFI in the room. It was very windy and the room was very cold. Also somehow the wind... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We went several times to Funchal. Our first for New´s Year Eve at Funchal, with a price of a 4 stars Hotel. A really bad choice. Just to sumarize: PROS: 1. 3,5 kms from down town center, but has a Courtesy Bus (Bus Tickets are not cheap..) 2. Excellent sea view (if you choose a room with this location, as... More 

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