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White Waters Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Praceta 25 de Abril, Machico, Madeira 9200-084, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Machico
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Port Washington, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Our stay in the White Waters Hotel was a highlight of our visit to Madeira. The hotel is situated on the beach block and it was great to wake up to the lapping of the waves and the chirping of the birds. The rooms are so comfortable, it feels like home. The hosts are friendly and very helpful directing their... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We stayed here only 1 night, just before leaving Madeira from Funchal Airport. By taxi, it only takes about 5 minutes (daytime without luggage: 7€, nighttime during Easter weekend and with luggage: 17€). We left at 5am and they gave us a small breakfast (2 slices of bread with ham/cheese, a banana and a bottle of juice). We had the... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This neat, modern small hotel is in the centre of Machico, a quiet spot, and a few minutes walk from the sea and both artificial and natural beaches. It is family run by a helpful couple who speak many languages! Although there are various restaurants close by, we kept coming back to their yummy food (despite the TA comments on... More

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We had a three day stay at White Waters before our two week stay in Funchal and have to say we were very impressed with the cleanliness of the rooms, the helpfulness of the staff, the lovely little beach across the road and the price, which we pleasantly surprised to find included a nice buffet style breakfast. Only one minor... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

At the end of our holiday we had a family meeting in order to evaluate it all. This hotel turned out nr 1 in the chart. My two sons, wife and I came to this rank because of its efficiency, modern look, breakfast and central location. Close by there are a couple of nice restaurants (Pescador!!) which we would like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We stayed here again for the 2nd time and would go back. Not much going on in Machico itself though, but near to the airport. The hotel itself is family run, friendly, clean, modern. Food good too. We found ourselves travelling to Sanata Cruz though as Machico not got much life. It has a good beach though and quit charming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is owned by a nice couple. It is located at the center of Machico which is convenience to reach the bus stop to & from airport and it just take 5 mins. Else just around €10 for taxi to the airport if you have many & heavy luggage like us, its worthy. The entire hotel with simple &... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I stayed here for few days in the month of April and my experience was great. It is a perfect hotel in the center of town. Rooms are wonderfully equipped with all the necessary things and were very clean and spacious. Washroom was big and properly designed. Breakfast was the only meal that I tried and it was great. It... More

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Rhiwderin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The White Waters Hotel didn't exist the first time we visited Machico in December 2007 (it opened a few months later) so we had no idea what to expect this time around. Thankfully, we weren't disappointed. The hotel is centrally located, has modern, good-sized rooms and very friendly English-speaking staff. The buffet-style breakfast offers plenty of variety and is available... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

It's a design hotel very well cared and comfortable. Location: in the heart of the town of Machico, which makes it good for strolling around, but places you in the middle of the noise.I had difficulties finding a parking place in the area (but it must be said that it was Saturday afternoon and there was an important party in... More

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Address: Praceta 25 de Abril, Machico, Madeira 9200-084, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Machico
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — White Waters Hotel 4*
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Hotel White Waters
White Waters Machico
White Waters Hotel Madeira/Machico

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White Waters is a small family run 3 star hotel. It is located in the very heart of Machico, a small town that has retained its very unique feel of the old, and together with the new, it has a very unique appeal. It is in this setting that White Waters is found. All our rooms are equipped with modern amenities, and all have balconies facing the sea. Our restaurant offers our guests both local and internacional cuisine. ... more   less 
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