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Hotel Gorgulho

Rua do Gorgulho, 1, Funchal, Madeira 9004-450, Portugal
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good position between sea front and main road with bus to funchal. Large rooms with balconies and sea views. Communial rooms are a bit tired maintenance wise but perfectly acceptable. Good breakfast at 6 euros. The one drawback is that internet is only available in the TV room downstairs.

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Berwick upon Tweed
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had a nice clean, comfortable twin room with a balcony and partial sea view. It was serviced daily. There was some noise from the road and a bar opposite but it was fairly quiet between about 11pm and 6 or 7am so it wasn't really a problem. The breakfast was fairly average for a hotel of this class but... More 

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Croydon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just come back from Madeira which is lovely and friendly people there. But the Hotel Gorgulho was a big disappointment. It is in a good location but badly needs a refurbishment and the plug sockets are unsafe as well. Beds and pillows are terrible. The first room we was given had a soaking wet patch on the carpet and it... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Just returned from a week's stay at the Gorgulho, felt like we'd been transported back to the 1960s - we loved it. Yes it is a bit shabby round the edges, but it's a clean and friendly place to stay. The location is wonderful and the sea view we had from our balcony was lovely. Good choice of breakfast too.... More 

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Funchal, Portugal
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

this hotel is in such a poor condition it should be shut ,the actual construction is crumbling at corners,tiles missing on balconies,swimming pools paint all flaked off,pool area a disgrace,dining room window smashed.and not even covered up

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I rate this hotel 5 stars because it's a bargain. You get your basic hotel room with a great view of the ocean and mountain, a decent breakfast and friendly staff. Yes the hotel is in need of a facelift but then you going to pay a lot more. We enjoyed a glass of wine on the balcony watching the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for 10 nights and had a lovely time. The staff was friendly and helpful. The location is great and not far from the sea about 2 mins walk. The sightseeing bus stop in front of the hotel. The breakfast is lovely and the dinner is nice. Rooms cleaned daily. A great supermarket Pingo Doce is... More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

All is like blocked years ago. .... The People in the hotel are friendly in General. ..... But what about the wifi room? Amazing. ..all the guest are in the wifi room for internet Point . For the others...clean, Easy, but in General need a complete refurbishes!!!! To Visit!

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Porto, Portugal
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52 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I was afraid to prove whether my choice to stay 8 full days in this hotel was wise or not. I now answer "Depends". It was wise for me, because I had all I wanted for my holidays. A nice nice hotel room for me and my girlfriend (though with two single beds; we joined the two, and we solved... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

To start with the positive sides I can say that: - staff is lovely and very helpful, - the location is perfect and the views are amazing - breakfast is fresh and eatable, - sheets are clean, - lift is working, - basically you will have a place the sleep but with minimum expectations and standards. There is a lot... More 

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