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Hotel Gorgulho

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Erd, Hungary
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

This hotel is a very good choice for budget travellers. The staff is friendly, rooms are cleaned daily and the food is also good (and more than enough, I never stood up from the table hungry). Yes, it could use some work in and around the building. The bathroom had some limestone, mainly in the bath, no heating at all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a tired and dated hotel that is certainly in need of modernising.If you just need a basic no frills holiday without luxurious expectations at a cheap price then this is for you. Be careful to check that you are going to get self catering if that's what you bought.We were asked for an extra 100 euros and we... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

In an excellent situation, close to the coast and bus stops, this is very much a Budget Hotel but, provided you have a sea view has an excellent outlook from the rather small balcony. Inside the room the facilities are basic - the bed was very hard, the room had no heating, tea making facilities. In the small, but adequate,... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Outside - building looks dated and almost unfinished - big block of concrete. Inside is better, but one should remember that this is a building from 1970s era. Room furniture has been recently changed so it looks pretty good, but still general feeling of the room - a little worn out. Bathroom is dated but still clean. Lack of power... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Good position between sea front and main road with bus to funchal. Large rooms with balconies and sea views. Communial rooms are a bit tired maintenance wise but perfectly acceptable. Good breakfast at 6 euros. The one drawback is that internet is only available in the TV room downstairs.

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Berwick upon Tweed
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

I had a nice clean, comfortable twin room with a balcony and partial sea view. It was serviced daily. There was some noise from the road and a bar opposite but it was fairly quiet between about 11pm and 6 or 7am so it wasn't really a problem. The breakfast was fairly average for a hotel of this class but... More 

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Croydon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Just come back from Madeira which is lovely and friendly people there. But the Hotel Gorgulho was a big disappointment. It is in a good location but badly needs a refurbishment and the plug sockets are unsafe as well. Beds and pillows are terrible. The first room we was given had a soaking wet patch on the carpet and it... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Just returned from a week's stay at the Gorgulho, felt like we'd been transported back to the 1960s - we loved it. Yes it is a bit shabby round the edges, but it's a clean and friendly place to stay. The location is wonderful and the sea view we had from our balcony was lovely. Good choice of breakfast too.... More 

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2 Thank Alan M
Funchal, Portugal
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

this hotel is in such a poor condition it should be shut ,the actual construction is crumbling at corners,tiles missing on balconies,swimming pools paint all flaked off,pool area a disgrace,dining room window smashed.and not even covered up

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I rate this hotel 5 stars because it's a bargain. You get your basic hotel room with a great view of the ocean and mountain, a decent breakfast and friendly staff. Yes the hotel is in need of a facelift but then you going to pay a lot more. We enjoyed a glass of wine on the balcony watching the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Gorgulho

Address: Rua Gorgulho 1, Funchal, Madeira 9004-540, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $25 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gorgulho 3*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Gorgulho Hotel Funchal
Hotel Gorgulho Madeira/Funchal
Gorgulho Funchal
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