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Side Sea view Pestana Promenade or Melia Mare

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Side Sea view Pestana Promenade or Melia Mare

I am looking to book a month in the winter at either the Melia or the Pestana.The Melia is slightly more expensive.They are both offering side sea view rooms. Does anyone have any preference.I have been told that the Melia rooms could overlook the road whilst the Promenade rooms will look inwards over the hotel grounds.Just one other question.Is there a self service launderette close to the hotels ?

Thank you in advance

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1. Re: Side Sea view Pestana Promenade or Melia Mare

I think it is right that Melia can face into the road, but it is an excellent hotel. You are right about the Promenade. Both very good hotels and close to each other.

No self service launderettes, there is a laundry in the Monumental Lido hotel shopping centre, but I don't know of any self service ones anywhere.

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2. Re: Side Sea view Pestana Promenade or Melia Mare

Just a point about the side sea view rooms at the Promenade. There are no "hotel grounds" as such - just the pool areas where rooms overlooking them are classed as sea view. The side sea view rooms we have been given in the past don't "look inwards" but overlook the adjoining road running down to the promenade and face the side of the neighbouring Enotel Lido Madeira hotel.

The rooms, facilities and side sea view are fine!

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3. Re: Side Sea view Pestana Promenade or Melia Mare

Hi agnuk,

In a couple of weeks time we will be staying at the Melia for the 7th time.We have stayed in quite a few 5* hotels in Funchal but we have found the Melia to be an excellent,reasonably priced 5* hotel.If you pay for a side sea view room you will not be looking over any road.The hotel is a very well run with excellent facillities.

If you need any more information please p/m me & i will give you more information including contacts.


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