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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Stotfold, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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leek
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Lovely clean hotel, a little out of Funchal but very easily reached by bus 2, local transport is superb. Our room had a sea view but then think all the rooms do. Breakfast was adequate, you wont starve but it doesn't blow you away, fresh fruit which is brill but no toaster or eggs leave things limited in choice. We... More 

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Where to start...? At the beginning, of course! Smiling, friendly and efficient check-in, which always starts a visit off well. Our room had a beautiful view over the sea to the west which gave us a pretty (and short) sunset every day, watched from the very generous balcony which wasn't over-looked by any other rooms. The room itself was very... More 

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surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

We visited this hotel on the recommendation of strangers we spoke to at the airport 4 years ago and were not disappointed. We requested and were given a sea view room which was comfortable, clean and well decorated. The tv was old and scratched and although we would have liked English TV we managed well without. The food was excellent... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We have been to Madeira several times and are trying different Hotels each time. This Hotel has good reviews on TripAdvisor and we would agree it is great value Hotel that has a good location with sea view rooms available. It only has around 20 rooms so can be quiet ( which suited us ) Staff friendly, breakfast adequate, rooms... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We went with friends, who have been numerous times before, to the training school restaurant for Sunday lunch. In the hills above the town this is clearly not on the tourist trail. The vast majority of the tables were crowded with happy, three-generation Madeiran family groups having a good time and with kids behaving beautifully. The first three courses are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Excellent value for money. The evening meal at €17.50 is simple - usually a fish dish or a meat dish but they are well prepared, the staff are very helpful and keep the wine glass regularly topped up. Maybe a couple of very minor points: a kettle in the room would be nice though we manage perfectly well with our... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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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: $49 - $100 (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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