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“Excellent value for money in quiet seaside village”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Enotel Baia

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Enotel Baia
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Ponta Do Sol
Certificate of Excellence
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Excellent value for money in quiet seaside village”
Reviewed October 27, 2013

Modern hotel well designed for scale on outside- looks like a row of older different coloured properties right on seafront, but large open plan reception/bar/restaurant downstairs with indoor pool, and basement parking. We had a top floor room with large balcony overlooking the bay- excellent. Room modern decor with very large photos of vintage yatchs in sail - nice. Only down points: only sunbathing on top floor with loungers, with a shower, but no pool etc; breakfast poor quality - only Madeiran hotel out of 10 stayed in this time where all fruit was tinned! Nevertheless excellent value for money for B&B. Ate at nearby restaurant infront to left on cliff overlooking the beach/bay - fantastic cod, chips and slad on balcony with sunset. Take time to stroll around remarkeable restored early C20th village behind with its cultural heritage. Beach largely of big stones but swimming and sunbathing to far right is sandy with calm water.

Room Tip: Top floor (?4th) for large balcony
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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EnotelHandR, Gerente geral at Enotel Baia, responded to this review, November 10, 2013
Dear Guest,

We would like to thank you for taking the time to give us your opinion, for it is very important to us. We can assure you that we will continue to do our best in order to guarantee the high quality of service at the Enotel Baía, which you may witness in the near future.

We thank you for your co-operation and we would like to take this opportunity to send you our best wishes for both your professional and private life.

Kind Regards,

Maria Freitas
Hotel Manager
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Gollheim,Germany
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

My wife,son and I stayed at the hotel for a week in July 2013. The staff was sincerely friendly. They even advised me concerning my rental car and saved me money,time and stress. Overall a wonderful stay at the hotel in Ponta Do Sol.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank Ian B
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EnotelHandR, Gerente geral at Enotel Baia, responded to this review, October 29, 2013
Dear Guest,

We are glad to know that you have had a great time at the Enotel Baía.
“Obrigada” for sharing your opinion and I would like to take this opportunity to send you our best wishes for both your professional and private life.

Kind regards,

Maria Freitas
Hotel Manager
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Enotel Baia hotel mid August 2013. It was a special occassion for us as we celebrated his birthday. In advance I organised a special decorated breakfast table for us. The staff were amazing and very helpful. We got a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine. It was an amazing day for my boyfriend. We enjoyed every single day of our holidays. We had a spacious room with view to the sea. As we booked half board we enjoyed the breakfast and dinner buffet. The food selection was very good every day. The most of my holidays I was fascinated of the location. Ponta do Sol is a small village but it is unique. The beach in front of the hotel and it was so quiete and relaxing. It was the perfect hotel for us. Thank you Enotel Baia for a great stay in your hotel. I will definetely recommend you to my friends.

  • Stayed August 2013
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6 Thank Claudia M
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Idalina Maria S, Gerente geral at Enotel Baia, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Dear Guest,

We are glad to know that your expectations have overall been fulfilled.

We would like to thank you for taking the time to give us your opinion, as it is very important to us.

We thank you for your co-operation and I would like to take this opportunity to send you our best wishes for both your professional and private life.

Kind regards,

Maria Freitas
Hotel Manager
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2013

This was our third visit and as usual all the staff were extremely helpful and friendly in this excellent hotel

Only small problem was that the evening meal was not to standards experienced on our previous two visits

Choice had been reduced, presentation was not to previous standards and also quality was not to previous standards

None the less we had a very enjoyable 15 nights and are already planning our next trip

Room Tip: Speak directly with hotel and negotiate a room with a balcony
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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3 Thank Ian F
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Idalina Maria S, Gerente geral at Enotel Baia, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Dear Guest,

We appreciate your nice comments and we are extremely pleased to know that you have enjoyed your holiday at the ENOTEL BAÍA Madeira.

We thank you for sharing your happiness with us and we can assure you that we will continue to do our best in order to guarantee a quality service to our guests.

We are pleased for your co-operation and we would like to take this opportunity to send you our best regards.

Maria Freitas
Hotel Manager
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London
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

Deserves its 4 star rating for location and room comfort combined with price. Stunning sea views from the room balconies and very quiet. It's one of the few hotels I have stayed at where I could here no noise from other rooms. I only had breakfast where there was plenty of choice though did try the 15 E dinner buffet once and only once. Found better and cheaper meat and fish options in the beach cafe opposite and the wonderful sol polente restaurante perched on the causeway overlooking the bay. There is very little to do in the village except swim and kayak in the clean atlantic but Used the local bus to get to funchal easily. stops right opposite the hotel and costs approx 5 euros each way. Had such a peaceful and restful stay here.

  • Stayed July 2013
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4 Thank helliehullabalou
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Eckernforde, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Our stay in this hospital was really nice! We want to say a big thank you to the kind manager of the hotel, Mrs. Freitas! She was always friendly and a great help when we were in need of some specific medications. She helped us out to find a pharmacy and everything was sorted out with ease! She had many great trips for hiking tours and was always willing to take time to meet the needs and questions of each guest. It looks to us as if she is managing her staff very well!
We definitely recommend this hotel and say thank you for the great service!

Room Tip: Take a room on the top floor as these have a real balcony and there are only 4 rooms on this floor.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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3 Thank Eck-BY
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Idalina Maria S, Gerente geral at Enotel Baia, responded to this review, June 25, 2013
Dear Guest,

We are glad to know that your expectations have overall been fulfilled.

We would like to thank you for taking the time to give us your opinion, as it is very important to us. We can assure you that we will continue to do our best in order to guarantee the high quality of service at Enotel Baía, which you may witness in your next visit here.

“Obrigada” for your co-operation and I would like to take this opportunity to send you our best wishes for both your professional and private life.

Kind regards,

Maria Freitas
Hotel Manager
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Dortmund, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 29, 2013

a very nice hotel, sea over the road, during the last 10 day´s we had interest in 2 bagger, who prepair the strand for the next tourists, that was very loud, but necessary we were told;

but in total 2 weeks holidays with a lot of experiences in a very good hotel!

Room Tip: seaside, most of the rooms are seaside
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank Joachim B
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Idalina Maria S, Gerente geral at Enotel Baia, responded to this review, May 31, 2013
Dear Guest,

We appreciate your nice comments and we are extremely pleased to know that you have enjoyed your holiday at the ENOTEL LIDO Madeira.

We thank you for sharing your happiness with us and we can assure you that we will continue to do our best in order to guarantee a quality service to our guests.

We are pleased for your co-operation and we would like to take this opportunity to send you our best regards.

Maria Freitas
Hotel Manager
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Property: Enotel Baia
Address: Avenida 10 de Maio, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-209, Portugal (Formerly Hotel Baia do Sol)
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Ponta Do Sol
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Ponta Do Sol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Enotel Baia 4*
Number of rooms: 69
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Baia Do Sol Ponta
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Enotel Baia Ponta Do Sol, Madeira

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