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Residencial Zarco

Rua da Alfandega, 113 | Largo dos Varadouros, Funchal, Madeira 9000-059, Portugal
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Residencial Zarco
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Ranked #79 of 89 Hotels in Funchal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Thornhill, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Close to bus lines, many cafes, harbour, teleferico, flea market and even a museum. Basic, comfortable, clean room with fan but no fridge. Great shower with excellent water pressure. Extremely helpful staff that went out of their way to get us breakfast at 4:45 am even as it was a very simple one. Outstanding service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Have been there 4nights with a friend! Nice rooms....Not luxurious but very comfortable and clean! Simple breakfast but good for the cheap price! The best location possible....1min from Avenida do Mar (the main one)! I recommend it!

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Milan, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

At the tourist information desk at the airport we've been advised this guesthouse in the center of funchal. Cheap rooms..25€ per day,with bathroom. The only problem were the ants and cockroaches..after one night they gave us another room,because of our request. At least the new one had no "guests" inside..

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