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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 10, 2014

We wanted to return to Madeira and decided to make it a family holiday so 8 adults and a 7 year old stayed at the Girassol for a week. We decided on the hotel as it has suites with balconies rather than rooms and the prices are very competitive with other hotels. The hotel was recommended by a colleague who...

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5Thank Guy R
Kent, England
Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife and I decided to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary by visiting Madeira, a holiday destination we had planned to visit for some time. We chose to use Jules Verne Travel as our travel agent and their hotel of choice was the Hotel Girassol in Funchal. We were not disappointed with either choice. The service offered by Jules Verne was...

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6Thank Charlton_10
Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was our 6th visit to the Girassol hotel. The hotel in places is looking a little tired ( but don't let that put you off}. We found two negatives. 1} We find the the shallow steps into the hotel a pain , A level path would be so much better. The rooms are spacious with a fridge ,sofa and...

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5Thank Gillian C
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 5, 2014

I recently returned from a holiday at this hotel. Funchal is a delightful place with lots to do. The hotel itself was good, our room was excellent and was very spacious. The whole place was very clean. We paid extra for a kettle in the room but it was very cheap to do so. The only criticism I have of...

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1Thank 1190Butterfly
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Friendly and helpful staff. Accommodation is bedroom plus separate lounge with settee, easy chair, coffee tables leading onto balcony. This is comfortable in the evenings compared to the usual arrangement of siting in the bedroom on small chairs. Bathroom good and clean, towels changed every 2 days. View of the sea and mountains. Bus stop by the hotel. Located about...

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2Thank BRugby
Surrey
Reviewed August 3, 2014

I enjoyed a lovely week at the Girassol - and would be very happy to return. People's reviews that knock this place should be taken lightly - you do get what you pay for and perhaps it isn't everyone's idea of a four star however, ratings vary all over the the world and I feel my money was well spent...

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6Thank NLRSurrey
Stonehouse Lanarkshire
Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is in a good position for shops restaurants etc. But does need to be upgraded . Reception and dining room fine Rooms are good size with lounge with TV , fridge, chair coffee table and writing area . The rooms have carpets which are clean but dated . Large bedroom with ensuite . The pool area is needing...

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3Thank mhkwilson
Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I am sorry that tripadvisor doesn't allow us to upload the pictures with this hotel. This is the wors hotel you can discover in Madeira, Funchal. In this hotel instead of air conditioner they provided for us a Duracraft ventilator, our room being at the 9th floor. The furniture in this room (902) dates since '60s - '70s. The promised...

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3Thank Janina T
UK
Reviewed July 9, 2014

Clean. dated decor. Breakfast basic. Staff friendly. I could have got more for the same money, my friends stayed just down the road in a lovely 5* hotel, I felt a bit the poor relation! Even worse when I found out they paid less than me!! Both were Jet2 package bookings. Lesson learned - do your 'value for money' research...

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1Thank Karen s
Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

I understand that room we should save electricity but this hotel keeps all lights off until you walk past one and it automatically turns on. The place looks scary in the night. Otherwise the rooms were clean and spacious.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Hotel Girassol

Address: Estrada Monumental 256, Funchal, Madeira 9004-539, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $72 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Girassol 4*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
Girassol Hotel Funchal
Hotel Girassol Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#45 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“High Rooms have even better sea views ,Coffee in dining room is brill .”
 of 5 bubbles hector119, 6 days ago | Read review
“High floor and garden/sea view”
 of 5 bubbles outdoorliving, 6 days ago | Read review
“If you really want a good place to lay your head try different hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles macansan, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms on floors 6 and above have better views towards the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles tanjaa2013, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for high room will give you a sea view but not at front maybe some toad noise”
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