We stayed for a week this December on a half board basis and booked through Easy Jet holidays. We caught the Airport bus, 7.5 Euros each for the return, and it dropped us on the main road which goes past the upper Building of the hotel.
The food was great and varied and we loved the jacuzzi, sauna and steam room especially after a hard days walking. The pools both indoor and outdoor are also good, as is the gym, which is in another building, but we were lazy.
The staff were pleasant, knowledgeable and very helpful.
This was our first time in Madeira and found it much less "touristy" than e.g. the Canaries.
We would definitely recommend this hotel and Madeira.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Golden Residence welcomes you to a enchanting 4-star hotel in an excellent location on the south coast of Madeira. Overlooking the sea and some imposing cliffs, the opportunities for fantastic sunsets are offered every day during your holidays. Once inside, the hotel is built with many open spaces to make the most of the natural light and a modern and luxurious design with comfortable and functional public areas to rest, relax, read or socialize with your fellow guests. The atmosphere is complete with the panoramic sea views and some of the banana plantations still existing in Funchal. More than a hotel, at the Golden Residence you will find the perfect solution for a holiday where well-being and relaxation will take on a new meaning for you. The excellent service and careful attention for small detail is what makes the difference. ... and we encourage you to discover its many charms. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Golden Residence Apartment Funchal
- Hotel Golden Residence Apartment
- Golden Residence Madeira/Funchal