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Vila Marta

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16/06/2017 17/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Alves do a great job of welcoming you to their family run hotel, and helping you get your bearings in Madeira. The rooms were spacious and clean, and the morning rolls very welcome. Vila Marta is about 20 minutes by bus from Funchal, but a week's bus pass is cheap and the 45 stop only about 5 minutes away....

1Thank Gladdis49
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to take a cheap winter break to Madeira. We couldn't have picked a better place to stay. Clean and comfortable and run by a very helpful father-and-son team. Their suggestions and advice saved us a small fortune compared to the cost of organised trips. We saw lots of the island via Bruno's guidance on how to use the...

Thank Kathryn H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I stayed a week at Vila Marta and really enjoyed it. The Alves family is very nice, welcoming and helpful. It's a calm place where you can properly relax with an amazing view on the ocean. I really recommend it!

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We found the Vila Marta ‘hotel’ very acceptable. We say ‘hotel’ but it’s more like staying with family as there are no high rise hotel-like buildings nearby. Only a direct view (over banana plants) to the Atlantic Ocean. The owner Joel and his son Bruno run this family hotel and are VERY hospitable offering guidance, info and help. Rooms are...

1Thank RnM_McEwan
Polegate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Just got back from 5 nights at Vila Marta run by the Alves family and found it a great base for the holiday. They arranged a taxi to pick us up from the airport at a very reasonable price and one to take us back , as well as explaining the bus route and providing us with a timetable. Rolls...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We stayed in this hotel in May 2016 and had a great experience. The hotel was easy to find from the airport (close to a motorway junction) and there are plenty of parking spaces on the quiet road outside the hotel. We were greeted by Joel on arrival and given a tour of the hotel, which is fairly small (9...

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We wanted to avoid big hotel breakfasts and the feeling that we had paid to stay somewhere nice so we needed to hang around the pool rather than get outside and explore Madeira. That thinking led us to book Vila Marta which was rated No1 in this category. Everything you will read in the other reviews about the experience of...

1Thank William K
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We just got back a week ago from a delightful holiday in Madeira, where we stayed at Vila Marta run by Alves family. The guest house commentaries from all the previous visitors were all true! The place is very clean and the area is situated in a quiet neighborhood with a beautiful sea-view. It's not in the center of Funchal...

1Thank Rowena H
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Ideal for a few days or a week Lovely apartments just outside of main tourist area but within easy reach of the Lido/Forum area (restaurants&shopping) Wonderful hosts ,could not be more helpful, If required Taxi driver lives next door LIFT to apartments located above reception Nice little touches dinning are separated from bedroom by half partition wall, plenty of glass,china...

Thank davemadeira
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 March 2016

A low budget top efficient hotel in suburbs of Funchal with magnificent sea view. With a rented car the location was not a problem. Access to central Funchal for evening activities also easy with local bus. Hotel run by the Alves family. They were very helpful. Gave us good advice and support. The hotel is very functional. A smaller kitchen...

1Thank reteP8045

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Additional Information about Vila Marta

Address: Travessa Amparo 36, Funchal, Madeira 9000-647, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $81 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vila Marta 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All rooms face the sea.”
Gladdis49, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a sea view.”
RnM_McEwan, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“They all have sea views and there is a lift so they are all good. We stayed in 32.”
williekpBeaconsfield, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have balconies with sea views”
NewcastleSusieq, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely.”
N2681IHandyp, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
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