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ClubHotel Riu Funana

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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23 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second visit to the Riu Funana and we were not disappointed. The hotel has at least maintained its standards and in some cases improved things. The improvements were especially in regard to food - the soup was always piping hot and the vegetarian selection has also improved. So we ate and drank well. The beds at Riu... More 

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Playa Blanca, Spain
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel(s) absolutely fine. Spacious, clean comfortable rooms. Impressive dining selection (except for the wine which was mono choice and could have been home brewed). Lovely beaches and great walk to the surprisingly intresting fishing village of Santa Maria. Didn't do any of the excursions on offer, but apparently Shark Bay was well worth a vsit. Perhaps next time.

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Sheffield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was really good. There was loads of things to do in the day. keep fit, boules yoga etc. there was also a good gymnansium. The weather in March was very warm but always quite windy. This is fine in the day and good for a tan, but at night because all the entertainment is exposed to the elements... More 

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the hotel Riu Funana in Cape Verde. There is a complex consisting of two hotels Funana and Gardoba. No difference between them. You can eat, relax and use premises equally in two hotels. Hotel Funana has more rooms facing the ocean. Most of the hotels in island Sal are all inclusive. I would like to give advises... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 14 days at this big hotel complex. We really enjoyed food and pool area. This is defenetly a family hotel. Everyting is tought for chilldren, games, pools... One what I was really thinking before our trip was the weather. Forcast to december was not good if you look from internet, and everybody was saying that island of Sal... More 

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Staffordshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Funana hotel, last nov/ dec, had a great relaxing week. Don't expect too much from the islands, as they are not very touristy at the mo, but our hotel was just fine. The rooms were quite big, the beds comfortable, rooms cleaned every day. The food was A/I, and have to say a very good choice, we... More 

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Helsinki Finland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just came back from Kap Verde and Riu Funana. We spent there a week, which was more or less enough. The hotel itself is practically in the middle of nowhere, since in the neighbourhood there really is... nothing. For this, we cannot really blame only the hotel, but the general lackness of everything and especially services in Kap Verde. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went on Thompson all inclusive package the setting is ideal right on beach plenty of pool space and sun beds rooms are spacious the whole site is kept tidy and clean the entertainment is good but a little loud for our old ears the food there is something for everyone and all first class with great service the bars and... More 

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Edegem, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel, services ok, room ok, situated at the beach, really great shows. also 4 theme restaurants (reserve as soon as possible). Be ware : on Sal there's always wind, even stormy, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. (take warm clothes with you for the evenings). The hotel is very good located, walking distance from Santa Maria: 11/2... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great äll in"hotel. Would say about 4.0 stars. However very noisy, as you can "follow the neighbour". If you do not like the wind, find an other location, as the island is know for its kit surving. As there are no windows in the hallways, there is a geat draft, what can result in "sniffing and nising". Kitchen is supperb

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