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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel Escola is a good hotel, but far too far away from the center of Funchal. The service was good. It was clean. The breakfast was a little bit boring, because it was every day the same. The roomservice was good and the people were nice and friendly. A lot of older people stayed there.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our fourth visit to the Hotel Escola. This is a small hotel in the Sao Martinho district, somewhat out of Funchal but within 100 metres of a bus stop or an hours walk along the promenade into Funchal itself. The promenade offers plenty of opportunity to stop and have a glass of something refreshing along the way... The hotel is...

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Launceston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Escola is a little gem situated on the very edge of Funchal, bordered by a banana plantation, yet within easy touch of the city by very cheap bus transport. The rest of the island can all be visited from the central bus terminus. The hotel is part of the island College of tourism and catering, and the students are...

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Warrington, England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend of ours went to live in Madeira a couple of years back, his apartment is opposite to this establishment. In numerous phone calls he waxed lyrical about the food here, he eats every lunch time here. We have visited the hotel escola on two holiday visits. The first time, I didn't know what to expect, my own school...

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Volendam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited this hotel with a couple friends (ages 20-30). Everybody who worked there is really friendly and the service is exquisite. The room was good enough to stay in for a week, got cleaned every day and had a really nice view. There are restaurants, café's and supermarkets nearby. At about 50 meters downhill there is a busstop that...

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Burford, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Spent a week here at the end of September and it was lovely. Only 20 rooms which makes for a far more personal service and the restaurant is excellent and very good value, usually we try and go somewhere different every night but ended up eating here 3 nights. Reception staff were very helpful especially the lady (Lilliana I think!)...

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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
Reviewed July 29, 2016

This hotel is setup as a training school for those willing to work in the hotel / tourism branche. Although setup for training purposes, the staff was extremely, professional, helpfull, friendly and cooperative, we really felt like valued guests. The facilities are are good, there is a good restaurant with obviously the possibilities to have your meals outside and also...

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and found the hotel lovely. The reception team are very friendly and speak good English. They are always willing to call you taxis and give you advice. The location is a bit out of the way of things and in a hill area but you can get taxis everywhere quite cheaply so it's really...

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Stotfold, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 11, 2016

We discovered this restaurant in 2015 and like it so much we went back for a 2nd visit and even recommended it to friends. That meant that it had to be on our list for 2016. Much is as good as ever, but the big disappointment was the steak we ordered as the main course. Some wanted well done, others...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 27, 2016

My wife has a gluten allergy and the hotel staff went out of their way to ensure she did not have any gluten. On the third day they had arranged for gluten free bread to be available. The hotel as a whole was very good with the reception staff giving us bus cards which we could have charged up in...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Escola

Address: Praca A.C.I.F. Camara Comercio e Industria da Madeira 9000 246 | Sao Martinho, Funchal, Madeira 9000-044, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $52 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Escola 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Hotel Escola Madeira/Funchal
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“sea view balcony room numbers 204,205,206,207”
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“Sea view room was great.”
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“Select a room with sea view.”
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“Sea View - it is a sea view a real one where you can watch people surfing”
 of 5 bubbles evilistbow, Apr 27, 2016 | Read review
“Room 209 was good for us”
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