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Apartementos Sao Paulo e Alegria

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Pimenta Aguiar, 2, Funchal, Madeira 9000-023, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

The room was quite noisy at night but the manager would have changed the room.the room itself was very clean and comfortable.two single beds with an additional couch. I was on my own but there was plenty of room for three people. Nice wooden floor in the bedroom! Good breakfast with a very friendly lady preparing such. Will definitely return... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My friend and I stayed at this hotel for 5 nights in late May. We really enjoyed our stay, and would definitely stay here again. The hotel manager at the front desk was very helpful and friendly. Just bring him a map and he'll offer excellent recommendations. He even spent a while helping us figure out which levada walk to... More

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hereford
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Travelling on my own I was looking for value for money, space, cleanliness and location near to the old town. This apartment complex fulfilled all of the above. Sao Paulo is on the west end of Rua da Carreira and is the older more retro style of the two properties. I had a studio apartment on first floor. The room... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stayed a week at Sao Paulo. The hotel is in excellent condition and the cleaning service was great. We admired the floor in our room which was beautiful. I think it can be described as mosaics made of different kinds of wood. It is located close to the centre of the city which makes it far more convenient than... More

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Sheringham, Norfolk, UK
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18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Stayed here for a week in one of the hotels apartments around the corner. Nice room at the back, quiet, clean and very covenient for the city and local good restaurants. Apartemtn had a good bed, staff kitchenette and very small bathroom (only negative point).Small balcony with table and chairs available. Very nice breakfast with a good choice. Friendly staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I stayed one week at Alegria. I book a room without balcony, but the hotel gave me room no. 22 with a very nice balcony. Thank you for that! The breakfast was OK and the room was cleaned every day - they even do the dishes for me. The only thing which was not so good: the Viking bar. Some... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Spent lovely week in May in Sao paulo e Alegria. Very central and an excellent base to explore Funchal as well as the rest of the island as near to bus station! Spacious rooms with breakfast served but also with kitchen facilities. Restaurant in the basement but so much in the centre of Funchal that choice of restaurants was excellent.... More

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Meiringen, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We spent a week in hotel "Sao Paulo". There are several things which are just great in this hotel: the rooms are huge and there was even a small kitchen which we could use. The manager of the hotel is very nice and helpful guy, speaking english and german (and most likely even other languages). He helped us lot as... More

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Fredericia, Denmark
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We have been two times on this hotel in Funchal latest in february and march 2013 The hotel is in two seperate buildings, Sao Paolo and Alegria a few hundred meters from each other. It is situated very local, only a 15 minutes walk from the town center and the harbour in Funchal. The staff are friendly and helpfull. There... More

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Hoor, Sweden
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We spent 3 weeks in january 2013 at Sao Paulo and we think it´s the best apartment hotel we have experienced. We never used the small restaurant, we like to do our own meals, but the staff was exellent. Manager mr Jose Mendonca was able to give help with most things in a friendly way and the chambermaid Izabel is... More

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Address: Rua Pimenta Aguiar, 2, Funchal, Madeira 9000-023, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
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Hotel Class:3 star — Apartementos Sao Paulo e Alegria 3*
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