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“Very relaxing Easter Holiday” 4 of 5 stars
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Pestana Miramar Garden Resort Aparthotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Estrada Monumental 182-184, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal   |  
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Ranked #38 of 88 Hotels in Funchal
Brora, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very relaxing Easter Holiday”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Great apartment, within walking distance of Funchal - and buses run from right outside the apartments - so very convenient if you do not want to hire a car. If you are self catering, shopping was easy as Spar shop next door and beautiful bakery three doors along. This apartment is ideal for two persons, but not for 4 adults as advertised. Luigi's pizzeria very convenient and good.
Appreciated daily housekeeping, overall would highly recommend.
Funchal is a lovely holiday town with plenty eating places and good shopping.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Very high standard of care and attention shown by staff. Welcoming and thoughtful attitudes. A very clean and well furnished apartment. Fridge rather dated and the TV but overall a lovely place. Lovely location with stunning views and tranquil. I highly recommend this complex.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Horley, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Great apartments, ours had two bedrooms two bathrooms and two balconies with views! In a very good location too.
The restaurant wasn't our kind of menu so can't comment in the food quality.
The indoor pool was great, jacussi too.

Room Tip: Higher floors are better as views from some lower floors can be blocked by foliage
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Helsinki
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We had a one-BR-apartment on the 7th floor with a wonderful view to the harbour and the city of Funchal. The appartment was elegant and clean and the rooms spacy. Kitchen well equipped.
However, I wouldn't recommend the 1-BR-appartment for more than 2 persons because the sofa bed was really unconfortable and small to sleap on. As we were 1 adult and two children in the appartment we managed to sleep all in the bedroom after one not-so-well slept night of our teenage boy on the sofa.

The pool area is beautiful and well maintained. Too bad the water in the outdoor pools was really cold in Feb/March. I think that at least one of them should be heated in a 4 starts resort. However we enjoyd the indoor pool, the saunas and jacuzzis as well as billiard and ping pong that all were free of charge.

One more complain goes for the wi-fi that is not available in the units. The (free) wi-fi connection was possible only in the reseption area and when you managed to connect to the network the connection was very slow. I have understood this is a problem in other resorts on Madeira too, maybe they should start doing something about it.

As a summary, I'd like to come back to Miramar one day but then it won't be in winter time. I can just imagine how wonderful the pool area can be when it's really warm outside and the water in the pools as well.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Dorset, UK
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51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This is a good hotel generally,however it has some shortcomings that can impact badly on your vacation.
Some of the ground floor apartments are below garden level and overpowered by lush planting.
The balconies on the higher levels afford little privacy from adjoining apartments.
The breakfast buffet is poorly laid out and can develop into a free for all. The breakfast menu seems to cater very much for continental customers, there is a good choice of breads ,cheese and cold meats. Not so good for Brits though, mini frankfurter sausage does not work as a breakfast ingredient, fried eggs should not be swimming in fat nor undercooked, tinned mushrooms are tasteless as is the scrambled egg.

The Mediterranean restaurant does serve good food, but a little expensive.

The resort staff are ,generally, excellent. There are a couple of male waiters who seem to have a problem ,but they can be ignored. The room maids are excellent, and a credit to the resort.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Skene
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

The hotel was excellent situated not to far from the city and also close to Lidoarea. It had a very nice garden with exotic plants and birds singing. The poolarea was nice. The only thing which was little negativ was the cold water in the pools. The breakfast was just fine and the servants very nice and helpful. We will surely return if we go to Madeira again

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We have recently returned from Madeira but stayed at the Pestana Promenade Hotel which was great. We have stayed at the Miramar before but did not eat in the restaurant so this time we thought we would try it. We were not disappointed. There were only a couple of tables occupied but it did not matter because of the way the dining room is split into themed areas, it felt as if we were eating at home. The staff were excellent, as was the food and the way we were treated made us feel very special. It was a wonderful evening.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Estrada Monumental 182-184, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#32 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#35 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Pestana Miramar Garden Resort Aparthotel 4*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On the premises of the historic and elegant hotel Miramar, which was built in 1924 and considered a very special place to stay, the new Pestana Miramar Hotel benefits of the attention given to the architecture and landscaping of its gardens. The Pestana Miramar shares the grounds and services of the Pestana Village Hotel. ... more   less 
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