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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 90 Hotels in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Orca Praia Hotel for a week just before Christmas and had a very enjoyable stay. Most if not all the staff were very friendly and helpful (more than what could be said of some of the other guests who were staying at the hotel). Our room was excellent (403) and kept spotlessly clean by the cleaners. Food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to Madeira. We picked this hotel for the location as we prefer to be away from the madding crowds. This hotel did not fail us. The hotel was spotless. The staff were very friendly. The food is not the best I have eaten but we stayed on a b and b only and the breakfast was sufficient. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just come back from a week long holiday with my family(Christmas week), my second stay. The things I've picked up on: VERY HARD BEDS VERY OLD BED LINNEN - ALMOST SEE THROUGH PLENTY FOOD BUT NO TASTE, NO SMELL, DULL FOOD TERRIBLE DESERTS sometimes still frozen LACK OF FRUITS POOR ENTERTAINMENT POOR DECOR IN A DINING ROOM All this stops... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week at the beginning of December. Lovely clean hotel with larger than average rooms and balcony. All rooms face the sea so sun is on balcony all day. Quiet and peaceful with only the sound of the waves. Excellent choice for breakfasts, buffet-style and hot food which was replenished constantly. Friendly staff and very good maid... More 

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Hotel Orca Praia is beautifully situated on a cliff above a black sand and pebble beach and has beautiful views across the Atlantic Ocean, with superb sunsets. Being 6km from Funchal and 2km from Camera de Lobos (village) it's not central but that is part of its charm. There are buses every half hour to both places and the... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The hotel is located on a nice quiet stretch of seafront about 5km west of central Funchal, a pleasant walk about half of which is on a good coastal footpath, the remainder into Funchal is a bit more urban. Going west the coastal footpath continues about 2kn to Camara de Labos. The hotel claims to have a 'shuttle' bus a... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We stay here one week it was very nice the weather in Madeira is excellent, always with sun. About the hotel, the reception need to have more sympathy people but in another hand the cleaning girls are very busy and sympathy, the young and little men at the bar in front of reception is very nice and a good person... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Spent 5 days here as part of an Easyjet Holidays short break. Good location 20 mins walk to Camara De Lobos along a lovely promenade. Good bus link to Funchal, but hotel also has a courtesy bus x2 per day each way. Staff were excellent, very helpful in booking restaurants or confirming taxi pick ups and booking trips. Buffet breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We read a few reviews about this hotel prior to booking a package tour with a UK budget airline . We rate it very highly . All rooms have a sea view and our junior suite was excellent . The staff were great and the food choice was excellent and was self service . Reviews have commented about the hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Normally when I see a hotel reviewed on TA as a good value I stay away. No offense guys but some of you are lets say, Not luxury travelers. I am going to do this review a little differently then my normal ones and list the Pros & cons. Pros: Only 80 Euros a night for a big Junior suite... 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*
Number of rooms: 128
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Also Known As:
Hotel Orca Praia
Orca Praia Funchal
Orca Praia Hotel Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#22 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#28 Romantic Hotel in Funchal

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