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Hotel Alto Lido

Estrada Monumental 316, Funchal, Madeira 9000, Portugal
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Ranked #48 of 89 Hotels in Funchal
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Whitehaven
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As I'd stayed myself, the year before, at the Hotel Raga (which had a lot of stairs within the complex) and I'd really enjoyed my stay in Madeira I chose to book the Alto Lido as it appeared to have a better layout for me & my husband to go on holiday. I also assumed it would be up to... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for a week in March. Our apartment was overlooking the outdoor pool so we were pleased that the weather was chilly as there would have been little or no privacy in the rooms. The rooms themselves were dark and the lighting was poor so it was difficult to read. The furnishings and equipment were adequate and the... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent one night at the apartment we had booked for our week's stay on Madeira we couldn't face spending any more time there so wandered along to the Hotel Alto Lido, came clean about our reasons for needing a room, and were allocated a lovely, third floor room with kitchenette, at a good rate, nothing added on because of... More 

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AllenGAllenG
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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time that I have stayed in this hotel and I must sat that I found it better than before. I asked for ,and was allocated, a room on the 13th floor overlooking the allotments and with a side sea view. As before it was lovely and clean and well equipped, although I must admit that the... More 

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East Sussex
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being transferred to this hotel due to an overbooking problem at our planned hotel, the reception staff were friendly and most welcoming. We were offered side sea view rooms on the 11th floor. These were spotlessly clean and we had regular fresh towels and bed linen throughout our stay. We took advantage of the heated indoor pool and towel... More 

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La Ferriere, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel, well placed, clean, comfortable room overlooking the swimming pool, very nice breakfast buffet, beds a bit hard, but as a whole everything to satisfy all our needs. BUT, the staff, though doing their job, was terribly sad, apart from the cleaning woman, we never enjoyed a smile or a greeting; usually when four people arrive either in the... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We returned to the UK yesterday after spending a very enjoyable week here. Had a delightful 1 bedroom apartment overlooking the outdoor pool area and out to sea (6th floor at the rear). The hotel was probably only a quarter to maybe a third occupied, perhaps even less, but that did not detract from the way everyone was treated. The... More 

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baughurst
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21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We stayed 29th Dec 14 - 5th Jan 15 We booked the package through Cosmos as I was using my tesco vouchers £500 worth towards the break. We booked at only 10 days notice so paid a premium price and had just come for a last minute break & a bit of sunshine as I'd had an operation 6 weeks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We moved to this hotel from the most dreadful other hotel, the staff are amazing ,they are attentive with out being intrusive, rooms kept clean and towels etc changed every day if needed, breakfast and dinner are very good plenty of choice and cooked well. Special Christmas eve dinner very nice, new year eve dinner also good. The fire works... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I stayed here for a weekend in August 2013 and loved it! We got a great deal and didn't expect much because of it but were happy with our choice. The hotel is super clean and the staff is very friendly (maybe this had to do with the fact that we all speak portuguese). There was construction going on next... More 

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