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Orca Praia Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Estrada Monumental 335 | Prainha do Arieiro, Funchal, Madeira 9000-236, Portugal
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Ranked #35 of 91 Hotels in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my husband stayed here the first two weeks of August 2014 for two weeks. The staff were excellent. The hotel is lovely. Fantastic location. Beautiful sea view from all rooms. We had a room on the 6th floor.. Our room, 617, was very good, plenty of room, nicely decorated, comfortable beds, large balcony overlooking the ocean.We slept with... More

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Munich, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

we stay one week from 24 of July till 31 it was a nice experience outside the Hotel but not inside, we didn't like the service room and restaurant it's a mess, with a few waiters working really hard and always two men that we think they're restaurant managers doing nothing and always screaming with the waiters. After all, we... More

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 11 nights in July 2014. Where do I start first? The staff, each and every one, were excellent. The hotel is lovely. Fantastic location. Beautiful sea view from all rooms. We had a room on the 9th floor (reception is on the 1st. 1 being high level and I think 10 the lowest).... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had a week in July and i must say what an Excellent hotel, friendly staff, clean and comftable and what a view :) Only had breakfast in the hotel, cooked breakfast was ok but not always the warmest but fresh fruit, chesse, ham, bread and the rest that was on offer was very good. Be prepared to do a lot... More

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Perth,Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Just had a week in Madeira at the Orca Praia, Should really be a 4 star hotel, staff were friendly and efficient and couldnt do enough for you. Efficient bus service (No.1) leaves for the town (Funchal) every 20 mins or so from the hotel entrance(tickets available at the hotel)there is also a courtesy minibus but it only runs twice... More

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Poznan, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Amasing view from every room in the hotel. Each window face the ocean which makes every morning and evening just lovely. This is a strong advantage of the hotel. Hotel rooms are spacious and clean. The food is ok. Breakfasts was plentiful, dinners always with the variety of local fish. Although the hotel was on the suburbs of Funchal it... More

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Romsey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stayed here during the second week of March. The hotel is situated well outside Funchal but no. 01 public bus stops on the road above the hotel and will take you to the centre for 2 euros or get the hotel courtesy bus that leaves in the morning and picks up late afternoon. The room we were in was... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The view is wonderful overlooking the Atlantic and there is no other noisy in the room but, the soothing music from the waves! The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the area and the services - from the room, breakfast table to the Spa - are excellent! I definitely recommend Orca Praia Hotel and would like to go back sooner... More

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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Perfect. Large rooms, huge balcony with a sea view (all rooms have sea view!), good food, excellent quiet location, friendly staff, everything clean. And that sound of sea waves at night - you wake up, and hear it, and sleep again. I miss it now, after the trip.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This was our second visit to this lovely hotel. The staff are nice, the rooms are spacious with very big balconies (all facing the sea and very private), the food is very good with locally caught fish (including Black Scabbard found only off Madeira and Japan). The soup is delicious and there is a salad bar with a good variety.... More

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Address: Estrada Monumental 335 | Prainha do Arieiro, Funchal, Madeira 9000-236, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Orca Praia Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Hotel Orca Praia
Orca Praia Funchal
Orca Praia Hotel Madeira/Funchal

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