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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our fourth time at the Residence and we will be back again. The hotel is stunning, beautiful grounds, great selection of pools, the rooms are great and the location is spot on. The vast majority of the service is excellent. There is only one but and it is the only thing holding me back from 5 stars. The... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything about The Residence is superb. The apartments are well equipped and spacious. The staff are all polite and go out of their way to make your holiday a happy one! This was our 7th visit and won't be our last!

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic place. The staff are all amazing especially Carlos the barman. it doesn't matter how much pressure he is under, he always has time for a smile and a quick joke.The Owners Relations Team are always there to help even when they were down to just poor old John having cope on his own. Sorry Claire, this is... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just spent a week's holiday in The Residence. Everything met our expectations. Some things above expectations were: several affordable but great restaurants nearby, fantastic Med restaurant for more fancy dinner, several pools and very nice location by the sea. The Residence is one of three hotels in the Porto bay hotel complex. Residence is located closest to the sea... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yet another stay at a fantastic place. The facilities are second to none, the staff could not do more for you and the safe environment would suit everyone. Cannot wait to return in September. I would advise everyone to consider the island of Madeira and a stay at the Porta Mare Residence as a high priority.

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Solihull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another wonderful week spent here. First time visited in June which was a lot quieter than August, therefore no shortage of sunbeds due to selfish reserving with towels.Lovely temperature. Occasionally needed a cardigan at night but better temperature during the day as far as I was concerned. Apartments and grounds impeccably maintained as always.

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West Country
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As comfortable as ever with friendly welcoming staff. We never tire of visiting and are never disappointed. Ate in The Med (one of our must do's each time) - it was the Meat Lovers Night and the food was excellent. Steak was so huge that the staff were happy to wrap what I couldn't manage - made a good salad... More 

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bedfordshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

For me, Madeira is about peace, quiet & releaxation. We have a great time share apartment but the municipal park becomes a nuisance when virtually anything is staged there it is accompanied by way too loud music.50% of the volume would be more than enough and don't go on unt 11.30pm. Retaurants in Madeira are good but the ones that... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The Residence is a truly amazing place to stay in. The one bedroom room that we occupied had a very large bed and ample cooking facilities. The Hotel Porto Mare is wonderful to roam around. All round a great break.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Pure luxury on the most beautiful relaxing island of Madeira. This island is geared towards people who want peace and quiet. And I've never witnessed any trouble here in the 12 years I've been coming. Our garden apartment is like coming to our second home. Fantastic neighbours either side who are great company and always there to share food supplies... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Occupying the west wing of the Vila Porto Mare resort, The Residence enjoys the use of all its facilities and a real sense of community. A wide selection of carefully furnished and fully equipped apartments where comfort is our motto. The 99 units divided into studios, one and two bedroom apartments are decorated with a touch of exoticism. The Residence apartments combine views over the ocean with tropical gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Residence

Address: Rua de Leichlingen, 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004-532, Portugal (Formerly Porto Mare Residence)
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $148 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Residence 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Porto Mare Residence Funchal
Porto Mare Residence Hotel Funchal
The Residence Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Funchal
#4 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#6 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#7 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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