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Apartamentos Sao Paulo e Alegria

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were met by taxi from the airport as previously arranged with keys for our rooms and dropped off outside the hotel.The rooms were clean and well equipped. The owner popped in to see if we were ok.we were a short walk to the main town.Could be a little noise at night with traffic which we got used to and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week in May this year, our first visit to Madeira but I don't expect it will be our last! The proprietor, Jose, made us feel so welcome and went out of his way to make our holiday as enjoyable as possible - he is the equivalent of having your own personal tourist information office in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

everything about Madeira is just lovely! including this hotel and its staff. we were greeted by an extremely friendly woman on reception who took the time to map out popular tourist places in Funchal, and recommended restaurants and some of her personal favourite places to visit. i personally recommend you visit 'Hamburgueria Do Mercado' unbelievable food. the room was great!... More 

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SaoPauloeAlegria, Gerente at Apartamentos Sao Paulo e Alegria, responded to this review

Dear Chris P, Thank you for your lovely review! The team and I were thrilled to see you and your friends enjoyed the week at Apartamentos São Paulo e Alegria. The staff are service driven, always looking for ways to improve the overall guest experience. We are delighted to see it has been such a positive stay. We try to... More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We stayed here for a week at the end of May. To say I was disappointed is an understatement. I read all the reviews on here and looked at all the pictures. I then decided to book based on the reviews. When we arrived we were extremely tired and just wanted to lie down. The manager explained the area and... More 

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SaoPauloeAlegria, Gerente at Apartamentos Sao Paulo e Alegria, responded to this review

Dear Karen H, Firstly, please accept my sincere apologies for the issues that you experienced on your first day. Its really not to our normal standards, and although there is no excuses, the chambermaid's lack of experience was probably the main reason for the lapse on the kettler cleaning. Please let us give you some information: our studios are located... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Stayed in here for 8 days the owner and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Our Apartment was cleaned everyday and the continental breakfast was great. Would definitely stay here again on my next visit to Madeira. Close to all the restaurants and main attractions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 5 fabulous nights at the apartamentos Sao Paulo and had a really great time. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and spacious. We had 2 young children and they were very accommodating with baby beds and a ground floor apartment to help with the buggy. The staff were really nice and helped... More 

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SaoPauloeAlegria, Gerente at Apartamentos Sao Paulo e Alegria, responded to this review

Dear Ryu K, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It really means a lot to us! We are very pleased to know that you had a great time in our studios; we take care of every small details and we do our best for offering a pleasant stay for our guests. We love Madeira and we love to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Basic and small rooms, good service, great price and location. Bathroom needs improvements and updates. Breakfast is standard and good. The overall level of comfort is average. It has no elevator; so, it can be challenging for some people.

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SaoPauloeAlegria, Gerente at Apartamentos Sao Paulo e Alegria, responded to this review

Dear JCFC_LX, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and for your kind comments. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always nice to receive positive feedback. All our bathrooms are being upgraded, so hopefully next time you come to visit us you will find everything that you... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

I stayed in a small room with bathroom and kitchenette attached. It was very clean, comfortable and well located. Nothing extravagant - excellent value for money. Staff were friendly and helpful. Some minor issues: there was loud drilling noise from the street on occasion, most parking in the area you have to pay for per hour and the breakfast was... More 

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SaoPauloeAlegria, Gerente at Apartamentos Sao Paulo e Alegria, responded to this review

Dear Rizziepit, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travellers. Special thanks for all the positive things you listed about us. We are always pleased to hear that our guests were impressed with the location, the quality of the rooms and the friendliness of the staff. We are sorry to hear that our breakfast was... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Funchal is a really wonderful and beautiful city. The enjoyment of experiencing this lovely place was only matched by the wonderful staff at the São Paulo and Alegria apartments. I would like to say a special thank you to Isobel who was absolutely great, she worked tirelessly for the whole 9 days that we were there but I don't think... More 

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SaoPauloeAlegria, Gerente at Apartamentos Sao Paulo e Alegria, responded to this review

Dear Nica42, Thank you for your excellent review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Apartamentos São Paulo e Alegria. Seems like you had a great time! On behalf of all team, I thank you for your kind words considering our staff. I have already shared your comments with tehm as a reminder of what they... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Apartamentos São Paulo e Alegria are a 31 studio apartments located in 3 historical neighboring buildings in the heart of Funchal. Situated in Rua Pimenta Aguiar, corner with Rua da Carreira, the studios are perfect located concerning city' main points of interest, shopping areas and bus stations with connections to the entire Island. Each studio has been decorated with simplicity and comfort. At guests request studios with balcony or facing the garden are also available .All of our one or two bedroom studios come with compact fully equipped kitchens, 1 or 2 bathrooms, 1 or 2 flat screen tv's with internacional channels, telephone, safe and free wi-fi. We also provide rooms equippped with fridge and some cuttlery. Apartamentos São Paulo e Alegria offer daily housekeeping, buffet breakfast, free Wi-Fi , panoranic roof terrace, garden and barbecue area, conference room, rent--a-car service, transfer service , tickets to excursions and ferry boat trips and multilingual reception. The staff provide the best suggestions to visit the Island and the manager being an expert Levada' walker itself will make the best to ensure that guests get to know the Island as locals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apartamentos Sao Paulo e Alegria

Address: Rua Pimenta Aguiar 2, Funchal, Madeira 9000-026, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $34 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Apartamentos Sao Paulo e Alegria 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Sao Paulo e Alegria Hotel Funchal
Apartamentos Sao Paulo e Alegria Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Funchal
#41 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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