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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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Ilhavo, Portugal
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This has got to be one of the nicest hotels we've stayed in and we can't wait to go back. Accomodation great, huge and with all state of the art appliances; great breakfast, plentiful and always well stocked; nice pools (since the weather was not great we used more the indoor pools, but all were lovely); and the nicest part... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from wonderful Madeira and the Residence. If you are considering visiting Madeira, book to stay at the Residence or the Porto Mare Hotel. You will see from the many previous reviews it has excellent facilities. The Staff, from the Senior Management through to the lovely Chambermaids cannot do enough for you. The beautiful gardens must be... More

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a wonderful stay at The Residence. Great hotel. Room had a sea view. Gardens are immaculate and the hotel was very clean - beds were huge! A number of different bars, pools and restaurants to choose from within the Porto Bay group - all interconnecting. Spa and indoor pool was lovely. Lots to do with many restaurants... More

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newark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've had our apartment at The Residence for 9 years now and are lucky enough to have a two bedroom apartment with a garden. This is a truly lovely apartment with a fantastic sea view. The gardens of the Residence and the attached hotel are stunning and whatever time of the year you visit will always be colourful and well... More

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West Midlands UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting many times since 2014 we have just returned from anothertwo weeks in our apartment. We have run out of superlatives for The Residence which continues to always be a special place for our holidays. Porto Bay Group continue to be amazing hosts providing excellent plus facilities, wonderful service & staff & super value for money. For us it... More

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Naantali, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family had a nice week in this beautiful hotel. Our appartment was really spacious and there were also a little veranda. The kitchen was good, the living room was nice, two bathrooms brilliant and bed room wonderful (very good and wide mattresses). Our kids slept in the sofabed, which was a little too narrow for 9 and 12 years... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

once again it is a pleasure to review, in our opinion, the most beautiful,considerate hotel in Funchal. Guest satisfaction is the first priority and nothing is spared to achieve this. Fabulous gardens excellent eating places,both casual and formal. just unpack your suitcase, relax and enjoy the perfect holiday.. Go on you'll love it!! Geetee Hartlepool

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from another fabulous week at The Residence. We normally visit our Time Share Apartment in August, however, this time we changed our week to June. We were not disappointed, our apartment was exactly the same, only this time with a veranda. The staff were their usual pleasant and happy selves and the service was excellent. If you... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 days at the Residence. It is a great hotel. We had a room facing the gardens which are really beautiful with all kinds of plants and colorful flowers, and well kept. The room was very nice and comfortable with a patio door to a deck and the gardens. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was... More

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Brielle, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Residence, beautiful hotel, the best room I ever! 2 bathroom and a sea view! Very friendly staff, also the pool and garden are beautiful. A supermarket is near the Eden side of the hotel. The best hotel that I ever stayed inn!

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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*
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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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Family Hotel in Funchal #2 Spa Hotel in Funchal #3 Luxury Hotel in Funchal #8 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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Occupying the west wing of the Vila Porto Mare resort, The Residence enjoys the use of all its facilities and a real sense of community. A wide selection of carefully furnished and fully equipped apartments where comfort is our motto. The 99 units divided into studios, one and two bedroom apartments are decorated with a touch of exoticism. The Residence apartments combine views over the ocean with tropical gardens. ... more   less 
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