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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here in May 2016. We went on a family holiday for 14 of us. staff were ok not overly friendly at first but as the holiday went on they were more talkative they did work very hard though, the entertainment tea were very good. I think the hotel was due for refurbishment in June so considering this the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst holiday ever. The hotel was shutting down around us. Buildings were getting demolished.half of the complex was shut due to refurb that they started while we was there. No warning about it happening from thomsons. The food was terrible, as though they were emptying there freezers and giving us the rubbish that was left in the bottom. Entertainment was... More 

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Funana, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate the opportunity to respond. We are extremely concerned to learn about your disappointing experience with all the renovation processes starting at the end of your stay and our whole team would like to apologise for any inconveniences that you may have experienced. Regarding this issue, the refurbishing process... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed as two couples and a one year old. We had a lovely holiday, staff were lovely and treated us all very well. Food and Drink was yummy. Beer was strong! A negative: Old food was left in our room meaning cockroaches were always wondering. Cleaners were called a few times. wonderful beach and swimming pools.

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maidstone
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well what a cop out , they recognise that they were in the wrong but only offer a apology then say the new guests will have a much better experience in the new refurbished hotel, I don't really give a dam about the new guests it was my holiday and I paid good money , so my money is not... More 

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5 Thank twiceasnice1968
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Funana, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts for your holidays and for taking the time to give us your feedback. As a service minded hotel chain, it is disappointing to hear that you encountered inconveniences in our property as mentioned in your review and that it caused your holiday to be less enjoyable.... More 

Gosport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had overseas holidays for the 40 year's in various countries worldwide and i can honestly say that this is the best hotel i have ever stayed at, everything is perfect just aa shame it has closed

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the island of Sal in May 2016 and we stayed at the Rui, Garopa after reading lots of reviews we were not expecting much so only booked a week but what a lovely holiday we had. Firstly the hotel was fantastic, the room, the food, the staff can honestly not fault anything and would definitely stay here again.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a couples trip to the all inclusive Riu De Garopa. Food options and restaurants were enough to keep you going for a week. A tip is to book the more popular restaurants as soon as you get there. Tennis courts and swimming pools are kept in good condition. Overall a great stay.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel , good service and good value. The hotel and grounds are kept very clean, and the staff are all friendly. The entertainment team do a fantastic job day and evening, keeping young and old entertained. Good standard of food, and good selection some people on TA seem to moan about the food but not quite sure what they... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went 15/06/2016 to 30/06/2116 We only found about the hotel closing at the end of june about a week for we were due to go and, but thought but thought its a Tomson Platinum holiday and it would live up the same standard we had in their hotels. Most of the holidaymakers we met at the Garopa were very unhappy... More 

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Funana, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your experience with us. We always welcome feedback from our customers, since it gives us the opportunity to make appropriate improvements and changes where necessary. We would like to let you know that RIU is constantly working on the maintenance and renovation of every hotel. In fact, we completely refurbish an average number of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Me and my best friend headed out there and it was absolutely wonderful. The staff were lovely, the food everywhere on the resort was incredible. Each evening there was different cocktails put out around the resort and even complimentary champagne which was very nice. I wasn't quite aware of the weather before I went out there and was quite shocked... More 

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Main building and 2-story annexes * Situated on the beach front together with the Riu Palace Cabo Verde * Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach * 1.5 Km to Santa Maria * 15 km from the airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Funana

Address: Cabocan Lote A2, A3, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde (Formerly ClubHotel Riu Garopa)
Location: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range: $188 - $539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — ClubHotel Riu Funana 4*
Number of rooms: 572
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Also Known As:
Riu Garopa Santa Maria
ClubHotel Riu Funana Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#5 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
#6 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
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