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Orca Praia Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pool beach”(6 reviews)
“camara de lobos”(13 reviews)
“courtesy bus”(19 reviews)
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 2 weeks last November. Loved it so much that we've just booked again for another 2 weeks April/May and can't wait. The room and balcony were very big and the views magnificent. We were in an end room...More

3  Thank Sandra M
Response from OrcaPraia, Gerente at Orca Praia HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mrs Sandra Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your review is vital for improving the service and quality we offer to our valued guest. It is always hugely motivating when one takes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very average 3 star hotel 4 miles from the centre of Funchal. We sopped on the eighth floor or minus 8 as the hotel is built in to a cliff, with reception being at the top. Ten floors in all, and down to the...More

2  Thank Nigel S
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Restaurant Meals and Staff were excellent , room was large and had a balcony with view over the sea , there was no Fan or Air Conditioning so room was rather warm at times also do not get a room on the 10th Floor as...More

2  Thank jpcaley
Response from OrcaPraia, Proprietário at Orca Praia HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir or Madam Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your review is vital for improving the service and quality we offer to our valued guest. It is always hugely motivating when one...More

Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

Many have given mixed reviews of the location. For those wanting to do short walks to Funchal centre or Camara dear Lobos this base would be ideal, using the coast path or levada above the hotel. However for doing more serious walks elsewhere on the...More

1  Thank Gary O
Response from OrcaPraia, Proprietário at Orca Praia HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir or Madam Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your review is vital for improving the service and quality we offer to our valued guest. It is always hugely motivating when one...More

Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Not only is the country amazing, the hotel cannot be faulted for anything.i believe it has been classed as a 3 star, I think that sells it short it should be at least a 4 star. Staff are friendly, rooms are cleaned every day, food...More

2  Thank Kris B
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About
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Meeting Rooms
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$54 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Green Hotel in Funchal
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Funchal
#28 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#38 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$54 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Green Hotel in Funchal
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Funchal
#28 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#38 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (318)
Room & Suite (110)
Pool & Beach (72)
Dining (25)
Hotel & Grounds (252)
Bathroom (8)
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Sara0365
January 17, 2018|
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Response from OrcaPraia | Property representative |
Dear Sara As a local I recomend besides the hotel services that you visit the old town and the marina área and try Our famous “poncha” The night life is pleaseant and always easy to return by taxi Cost is about 15 euros... More
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DerbyshireUkAlison
November 3, 2017|
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Response from Aurelio R | Property representative |
Dear Sir or Madam Thank you for your question. We have tea and coffee making facilities available with a charge of 1 euro daily Best regards Aurélio Rodrigues Manager
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DerbyshireUkAlison
November 3, 2017|
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Response from Aurelio R | Property representative |
Dear Alison and David Welcome to madeira and to orca praia. We Will be pleased to Assist you in your holidays. There are many choices for your questions and therefore our reception staff Will Assist you in this... More
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Room Tips
"All rooms seaview. check for aircon, waves are gorgeous, but if you leave the balcony door open for air, it..."
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"Do not book 10th floor room below restaurant"
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"From what I have seen, every room have a view on the ocean!"
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"Sea view nice."
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