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The Residence Porto Mare Porto Bay

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Rua Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004-532, Portugal (Formerly Porto Mare Residence)
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Kouvola, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned from our two weeks stay in The Residence. I agree with all the positive things already said of this place and from behalf of my whole family I want to thank the whole staff for heart warming service. Your kindness towards us left an unforgettable mark to our hearts, we will never forget it. It was so... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yet another great welcome to the Residence, as usual over the past 12 years. Located conveniently on the edge of the lovely picturesque and colourful city of Funchal in the bay, with a regular courtesy bus to take us to the centre to shop or dine or just stroll along the seafront after a visit to the Friday fruit and... More 

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wirral england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is primarily a timeshare resort and is one of the best in Europe. We have been timeshare owners for 15 years and were hugely impressed with the accomodation, food, staff and facilities at the Residence. The location is perfect, close to lots of lovely restaurants, shops and supermarkets. Our apartment had 2 beds,2 baths and a full kitchen complete... More 

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Thames Ditton
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have enjoyed our stay here at the Residence again, as always. Friends who come & stay with us can see why we love coming back here every year, leaving the cold weather in the UK in January behind. Next year, we have arranged to extend our stay from 3 to 4 weeks. The team here to help are brilliant...we love... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location, just s short walk into Funchal. Accommodation about perfect, just a bit of traffic noise as we were west facing above Reception entrance- irritating if you wanted to sit on your balcony. Staff five star. Would definitely go again. Oh and beautiful gardens.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is nice to be upgraded, but not to a room out to the street with all the trafic. We prefere the sun and the garden. We have been at this hotel two times before and both times placed at a hotelroom out to the street.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked into the Eden Mar but were moved to the Residence as the EM was full. The room was lovely, but on moving in there was a slight smell of cigarette smoke. When reception called to ask if we were happy with our upgrade we mentioned the smell of smoke and were told there was a no smoking policy... More 

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Madeley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't recommend this hotel highly enough. We had the pleasure of staying in one of the garden apartments over the New Year period which was delightful. The Staff, Facilities, décor and the general ambience of the complex oozes a charm that you only find on very rare occasions. If the Staff & management read this then Thank for making... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Hotel with lots of venues, and most ok; rooms average and noisy,food average and slow and bars generally average and empty, although elder clientele enjoyed it. Life in Madeira perhaps and this is the way it is? Al the staff were friendly though but that is their livelihood

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Linkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

My stay at The Residence was very pleasant. Nice staff, good food, beautiful garden and surroundings and good enough weather for a week in late December. The gardens are beautiful. Being close to a supermarket is a plus. I loved the afternoon sun on the balcony but was surprised at the amount of traffic on that small road outside my... More 

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