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Sao Paulo e Alegria

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Pimenta Aguiar 2, Funchal, Madeira 9000-023, Portugal
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Ranked #40 of 91 hotels in Funchal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014
StefanHaeger Stockholm, Sweden
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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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Stockholm, Sweden
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
25 helpful votes 25 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
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
1 review
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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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

We stayed at Sao Paulo and enjoyed it. Incorrect distances: The home page of "Arpartementos Sao Paulo e Alegria" falsely states that the two hotels are located 30 m apart. If Googlemaps is given the addresses: Sao Paulo, Rua Pimenta Aguiar 2, and Alegria, Rua da Alegria 1, the result given for auto is 700 m (which is probably nearly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

Nice, little hotel. Cleaning every day. Good location nearby Dolce Vita -shopping center. Rooms seems to be renovated, flat LCD-television with cable and 40 channels. Only things I would do, is adding a dish washing machine. Then it's perfect. Would use same hotel again :)

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Just came back from a business trip and am already planing to go back with my family in the Summer. I was not sure what to expect as I travel a lot and have come to expect the worse but this place was really impressive especially given the price. The big things such as cleanliness and location are all there... More

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Also Known As:
Sao Paulo e Alegria Hotel Funchal
Sao Paulo e Alegria Hotel
Sao Paulo e Alegria Madeira/Funchal
Address: Rua Pimenta Aguiar 2, Funchal, Madeira 9000-023, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Funchal
#6 Business Hotel in Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sao Paulo e Alegria 3*
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