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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service is excellent. If you have any query, nothing is too much bother. In all the accommodation and the restaurants and bars the staff are all very friendly. There are four swimming pools to choose from and four different restaurants. One is a buffet which has a different theme every night, another is Italian cuisine and the other two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from The Residence and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This is truly a 5 star timeshare establishment, which is joined to the Porto Mare and Eden Mar hotels. We had full use of all the amenities on offer all 3 establishments, which are accessible without stepping foot outside. Reception were quick and efficient and our apartment was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 nights in Feb-15 with my wife and 2 boys (7 and 4). This is a fantastic property comprising 3 hotels with common grounds and facilities. There are excellent indoor and outdoor pools, several good restaurants and bars. The service was outstanding - we didn't have any problems and all our requests were met with a... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic hotel, extremely clean, staff excellent, in house restaurants are very good, food is excellent, entertainment very good, supermarket right next door. What more can I say. Been here on numerous occasions and will be back again next year

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15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We were back again for a couple of days and quite happy to see that everything is up to scratch :) The gardens are beautiful, extremely well kept, the room is quite big and comfortable, everything spotlessly clean, the staff quite nice and the breakfasts just yummy. Made very good use of the gym and indoor pool facilities and just... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

just returned from the most wonderful week in this fabulous place. We were about the only ones swimming in the outside pool which was lovely! It was so peaceful in the grounds {our flat was a bit noisy during the day as they are doing work on the seafront but further up near the pool it was quieter} Our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I choose this hotel for the second week of our vacation on Madeira to meet the needs of all my family members: my parents, my baby of 1,5 years old and myself - and this was absolute success! Area: The hotel has common area with hotels Porto Mare и Suite Hotel Eden Mar, it is quite large, very green, all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We have just come back from 3 weeks in an apartment at Porto Mare and already miss it!!! It is such a beautiful, dream like place. The staff is friendly, efficient, and most helpful at all times. The rooms are spacious rooms, spotlessly clean, towels and bedding are changed very regularly. The view over the garden and the sea is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Seventh year at the Residence - our 8th in total....the week just flew by and we didn't really want to come home. Cannot fault anything (again) this time......from great Customer Service checking in to the same checking out, the Staff were all so helpful and efficient......you only have to ask and its done. If you have never visited the Porto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our first visit to Madeira - we were booked into the Eden Mar with Thomson but upgraded to here - really pleased!! The Porto Mare experience is impressive on every level. The tropical gardens are beautifully kept; the choice of restaurants and bars are excellent and the staff are professional and friendly - ranging from the waiting and bar staff... More 

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