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ClubHotel Riu Funana

4.0 of 5 Cabocan Lote A2, A3, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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  • Cleanliness
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northants
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2009

For a relateivley new hotel the Rui Funana is a disgrace. It is billed as a 5 star hotel, but I would categorise it as a 3 star. We are currently in dispute with Thomson regarding our Holiday in Hell. There is no airconditioning in any of the restaurants leading to a really bad FLY problem. Approx 70% of the... More 

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wiltshire
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2009

Hotel, food, room, staff great. Red flag on beach 9 days out of l3, rough until you got through breakers. Lovely and warm. Santa Maria fish landing at 11.00 at pier very interesting, hugh yellow tipped tuna, small sharks, all to be eaten by locals. Outside hotel barren island and expensive. Really relaxing place. Do not forget to apply for... More 

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Manchester, England
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2008

Stayed for one week from 16th December 2008. Weather was hot with a pleasant breeze to keep cool. Food was, as usual with Riu hotels, excellent. Plenty of variety - for those who complain of it being repetitive, they need to try something else rather than their usual menu! Wasn't keen on the speciality restaurants, preferred the wide variety in... More 

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Devon
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7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2008

Well we have just returned from a lovely holiday in the Funana Hotel,after reading some of the reviews we were rather concerned but this was not to be the case. The flight over was very good,helpful stewardesses,on the way back was a different story,we were stuck in the seats at the back and of course you cannot recline these,the chap... More 

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coventry
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2008

we stayed at the hotel riu funana from the 12/12/08 till the 19/12/08 and had a great time. we were a bit worried after reading some of the reviews before leaving and if i had read them before booking would probably have gone elsewhere, however we are glad we didn't. the hotel was great it's quite spread out when you... More 

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Reading
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2008

My husband, two friends and I took our two week holiday from 10th November returning on 24th. The holiday was booked online with Thomsons with no problems. Having read like others the very negative reviews we were dreading the holiday, but thankfully we need not have worried. Flight was good although it is a small plane, staff, food and entertainment... More 

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glamorgan s/wales
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2008

riu funana-cape verde 28th nov 2008-05th dec 2008, Just returned from the riu funana, and its a great place to chill out at this time of year for 1 wk . (would we do 2wk ? we not sure) This is the 1st time at a riu complex and we liked it ,it all flat,and well laid out ,there were... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2008

I've just got back from a week's stay in the Riu Funana in Cape Verde and i have to say i had a wonderful time. It was all just so easy from start to finish. Totally stress free. We are two ladies in our 30s and even though most people are couples, we still had a great time. The evenings... More 

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Leicestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2008

We were worried about all the negative write ups as we had got married in the Bahamas last year which was perfect but wanted somewhere nearer home to celebrate our 1st anniversary. We had a wonderful time, no complaints at all, the room was enormous, the food excellent in all the Restaurants. Our favourite was the Mambana which is African/Brazilian... More 

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Cornwall
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2008

Stayed at the Riu Funana for 2 weeks and loved every minute of it! i traveled in a group of 7 people ages from 9-52 after reading some reviews i was abit worried but they turned out to be nothing to worry about Rooms....always clean ad tidy, the maids do a good job. the only thing tha bothered me about... More 

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Address: Cabocan Lote A2, A3, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — ClubHotel Riu Funana 4*
Number of rooms: 500
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Also Known As:
Riu Funana Santa Maria
ClubHotel Riu Funana Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
#5 Family Hotel in Santa Maria

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