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Royal Orchid

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Travessa Vista da Praia | Canico de Baixo, Canico, Madeira 9215-039 , Portugal
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Ranked #6 of 14 Hotels in Canico
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is informal and relaxed. The staff are very helpful especially in the dining room and the maids are lovely. Canico is hilly and can be cloudy in comparison to Funchal but it is quieter and has lovely views across the ocean. The hotel offers an efficient courtesy bus into Funchal 6 days a week. The food is varied... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a weeks holiday on this most delightful island of contrast. The hotel is one of a group of 3 which are all located next door to each other on one extremely large complex. All 3 hotels have their own identity and residents of each hotel have access to the other hotels. We had a junior... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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57 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We upgraded to a junior suite and it was well worth it. The terrace we had was great with sea views. We didn't eat at the hotel but had drinks in the bar and at the Rocamar and both were fine. Not many people here so it lacked a bit of atmosphere but no problem. All the staff were pleasant... More 

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15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed at the Royal Orchid with my husband for three weeks and have just returned. First the positives - a well furnished and equipped apartment which was cleaned to perfection every day by a pleasant lady. The views from our room on the 6th floor were just stunning and it was wonderful to wake up to the sea views even... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We spent 10 nights here and found everything in the hotel very clean, comfortable and satisfactory. Our stay was half board and the food and service in the dining room/bar was very good. There was plenty of choice at breakfast. Some mornings we were able to enjoy it on the outside terrace overlooking the Desertas Islands watching the lovely sunrise.... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

from the 17 to the 24 of October 2014 my wife and I stayed at the royal orchid in room 500, the stay could not have been better on arrivel the staff were very pleasant .our room was was on the fifth floor and the views were spectacular we could not have wished for more,. I agree with shirley r... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The Royal Orchid Hotel is lovely place to stay for a visit to the beautiful island of Madeira. We found it a real treat to stay here. The staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful, particularly with directions and public transport advice. The hotel enjoys fantastic views with being situated right on the coastline (not accurately placed on Google maps!),... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Restaurant staff not too smiley, lift was a bit hit & miss but had to use it as had a disabled person with us although was put on top floor, internet not brilliant phone signal also not that that good.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

First visit to Madeira and we loved our weeks holiday in the Royal Orchid hotel. Just a couple of things that could have been better. We found the older male receptionist unhelpful and disinterested. If we had a problem or question we waited until the lovely lady came on duty. She couldn't have been more helpful or pleasant. We chose... More 

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stayed in room 614 and after reading previous reviews that it was better to be in a room 500 & above & sea view, was some what relieved but.............was sadden to see, though in a large 1 bedroom self catering apartment, just how very dated it was & not like any of the photo's shown on the hotel's website.... More 

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Address: Travessa Vista da Praia | Canico de Baixo, Canico, Madeira 9215-039 , Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Canico
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Orchid 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Royal Orchid Canico
Royal Orchid Hotel Canico
Royal Orchid Madeira/Canico

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