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The Residence

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We love the complex but have noticed that the place is getting nosier with scrapping chairs early in the morning. Also there seems to be far more children there this year. It may just be the older folk cannot pick up a couple of chairs....More

Thank Alshepuk
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the best decisions that we ever made was to buy a two week time-share at The Residence. Due to the flexibility that is offered in that ten-year agreement we have been coming for four weeks every year and have now extended our contract...More

2  Thank DrJimSmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are just back from a 2 week stay in a one bedroom apartment in The Residence. Our apartment was spacious and airy, with a bathroom (with shower in bath) and separate toilet and shower. The kitchen was very good with hob, oven, microwave, refrigerator...More

2  Thank ScotsGrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our apartment in the Residence is very good. All the staff are very friendly and efficient. We particularly enjoy the main indoor/part outdoor pool and the steam room. When we eat in the hotel, the buffet is pretty good but it is good to eat...More

2  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first visited the Porto Bay resort last year, staying in the Eden Mar hotel which was excellent. We then decided to buy a week timeshare in The Residence. The apartments are huge and luxurious with amazing sea views. The staff are a delight- so...More

2  Thank Xena W
Response from Alexandre E, Rooms Division Assistant at The ResidenceResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Xena W, Thank you for writing a review about our hotel. We are pleased to hear that Vila Porto Mare resort had your preference once again and we were able to meet and exceed your expectations! We look forward to welcoming you back again...More

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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Spa
Bar/Lounge
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Room Service
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
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US$168 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Family Hotel in Funchal
#4 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#6 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#7 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$168 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Funchal
#4 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#6 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#7 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Neilsong18
3 March 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
The complex itself is lovely and quiet. They have entertainment from bands most nights in the hotel bar areas, but the bars are quite well away from the Residence rooms, and the bands play at a very acceptable volume level... More
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Neilsong18
3 March 2017|
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Response from norman a | Reviewed this property |
Never had issue with noise very quite bar is empty by 11pm overall it is a very relaxing place to stay
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MargaretStrats
20 February 2017|
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Response from David4401 | Reviewed this property |
We use Madeira Airport Transfers shock you can find online. You can book a shared transfer or a private one and they are very reliable with clean comfortable vehicles. We book private Transfers and they are half the price... More
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"For the slight difference in cost the one-bedroom apartments offer great value for money, but seek to avoid..."
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"The garden side rooms are quieter and one bedroom suites very large."
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"most rooms have sea views, if not the garden views are also fantastic corner suites are bigger, and have all..."
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"We always like a sea view room. All the rooms are quiet and comfortable."
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