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The Residence Porto Mare (Porto Bay)

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004-532, Portugal (Formerly Porto Mare Residence)
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Ranked #5 of 90 Hotels in Funchal
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner and I stayed in a one bedroom apartment on a B & B basis for a week. We had hired a car, so being able to park directly outside to offload our luggage and then to be told there was a free underground secure car park was a bonus. On arrival, the reception staff were very helpful and... More

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AndreCaldeira, General Manager at The Residence Porto Mare (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for choosing our hotel for a special birthday, we are glad that you enjoyed it! We enjoy reading your description of your stay and our hotel we would just add that we do have free Internet in public areas such as reception and only in the rooms there is a fee. We hope that... More

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 4th visit to our Timeshare Apartment. The service from the management and housekeeping staff was excellent as always and the Welcome presentation we found useful in keeping everyone up to speed with information for residents. Arrangements for trips and Airport transfers are carried out with ease and everything works perfectly. Looking forward to next year.

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AndreCaldeira, General Manager at The Residence Porto Mare (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank your for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay and our services and hope that you continue to do so on your fifth visit. See you soon. Best regards, André Caldeira More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Porto Bay resort before, at the Eden Mar apartment hotel. This time we thought we would see what The Residence had to offer. As this is the time share part of the complex we were lucky to get a vacant apartment. The apartment was excellent with separate bedroom and lounge dinner. There was also a... More

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AndreCaldeira, General Manager at The Residence Porto Mare (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is a pleasure to read your review and we are all very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you want to come back. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back. Best Regards, André Caldeira More

Poole, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second review for this fantastic hotel and residence, my previous review was two years ago and I do feel it deserves an up to date one for the commitment by management and the hard working staff to maintain such high standards of quality and service. I am writing this honest review whilst enjoying the late sun sitting... More

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AndreCaldeira, General Manager at The Residence Porto Mare (Porto Bay), responded to this review

Dear Guest, We hope all your days with us were as good and relaxing as the one that you wrote your review. It makes us all that work here happy to read such a kind review of our hotel. We hope it is not long before your next visit. Best Regards, André Caldeira More

Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As Owners of two weeks' timeshare at the Residence we are "frequent fliers" and bring friends (week 44) and family (week 43) out to Madeira/make recommendations every year. So far 100% of our friends and family have loved the Porto Mare & Madeira - whether staying with us in the Residence or in one of the two hotels - and... More

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Hereford, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from our 3rd stay at The Residence and once again we can not fault ANYTHING. We had a superb double bedroom apartment (T2) with 3 balconies all overlooking the sea, gardens and hotel. We ate in 3 of the hotels restaurants and enjoyed each one. EVERY member of staff is polite, always smiling and nothing is... More

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Whitwick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was large and spacious with very large and comfy bed,Buffet breakfast was impressive with plenty of choice,Garden and pool areas are very relaxing.First class hotel,Will return and recommend to others. THE abrupt attitude of the breakfast waiter was the only thing that was disappointing.

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pontyclun
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time we've stayed here in the last 2 years. Excellent facilities, stunning gardens. Great staff, nothing too much of a problem. Good location for access to Funchal centre. Brilliant sea views from room balcony. Varied entertainment every night + high quality restaurants. Outdoor + Indoor Pools to high standard. Highly recommended.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In our opinion the only word to describe the facilities and every other aspect of this timeshare com Hotel.Perfect location with beautiful gardens with tropical atmosphere,excellent staff and plenty to occupy with 2 outdoor pools,one with pool bar serving food till 4.45pm to massive indoor pools,one heated,a spa that can provide most things,gymnasium,games room,creche and plnty of evening entertainment. We... More

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Birmingham
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again no complaints about The Residence,clean throughout ,friendly and helpful staff.Only gripe was the lack of English channels on the t.v.'s in the rooms,apparently the satelitte dish has been changed and the hotel can no longer receive BBC1,BB2 or ITV1There's only so much CNN & Sky News you can watch in a day! The free shuttle in Funchal appeared... More

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Address: Rua Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004-532, Portugal (Formerly Porto Mare Residence)
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Residence Porto Mare (Porto Bay) 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Porto Mare Residence Funchal
Porto Mare Residence Hotel Funchal
The Residence Porto Mare (Porto Bay) Madeira/Funchal

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