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Ripley, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel has an amazing staff who never stop smiling and whose standard of service is amazing. If everything else matched the same standard you’d be home and dry. To be positive, the rooms are spacious and comfortable – with fantastic beds. The semi-tropical grounds are large – which means some walking. But no bad things in view of how... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well where do I start…. We recently got married and booked this holiday for our honeymoon for a reasonable price When looking into the hotel etc there was a great deal of confusion in the hotel names, referbs, access restrictions etc etc etc….. But I can confirm that the Riu Funana is just fantastic !!! On arrival, we found a... More 

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5 Thank Dave H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my partner went for 2 weeks 7th November. The hotel was clean and tidy the bar staff are really friendly and so are the animation team. Found the food to be the best of the Riu's which we have stayed in before. There is a few more pieces to finish off after the refurbishment but overall a very... More 

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5 Thank Marie B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have just spent 2 weeks staying in the ClubHotel Riu Funana unfortunately due to many mishaps I don't think I would recommend this hotel if looking for a stress free holiday as this is a phrase which the islands use all the time this was not stress free. The refurbishment was nicely done but the reception staff were very... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first time holidaying in Cape Verde Sal and i have to say overall i was impressed but this hotel is not 5*, the hotel and surrounding grounds are clean and well maintained. i would say the refurbishments haven't finished yet and it will be a lovely hotel once it is, our room was clean and tidied every day but... More 

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6 Thank lisalongden
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel has recently been refurbished, we found the hotel and our room to be very clean, the room was cleaned every day,bed made and clean towels.In the room was a tv, hairdryer,kettle and a safe. There was a balcony that had a table and chairs. The staff are polite and always have a smile. The food I found was... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we have stayed in several rui hotels and also rui toureg on boa vista this hotel does not come up to that standard although same stars. the food repetitive too few seats in main area around bar and reception ,staff friendly, room clean, used wellness centre very good. Biggest gripe was the fact that this hotel is joined with rui... More 

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6 Thank andy807
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Funana, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing RIU Hotels & Resorts again for your vacation and for taking the time to write a comment about your stay. We regret that this time we failed to live up to your expectations. First of all we would like to inform you that clients of our Classic hotels or Clubhotels do not... More 

Morecambe, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Following all the recent negative reviews I was very apprehensive about coming to this hotel however I was assured by Thomson I would get what was advertised. Arrived today and so far very impressed, the hotel and grounds are lovely, our room is refurbished as shown on pictures and the staff can't do enough for you! The atmosphere is great,... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our 2 week holiday in November at the Funana was great. The hotel was great with friendly and helpful staff. The room was fine and beds were very comfortable. Food was fantastic with plenty of choice in the buffet restaurant , along with book able theme restaurants at no further expense, albeit a little frustrating in availability due to the... More 

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8 Thank Kevin C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel. The rooms are clean end the bed is very good. The shower is 'King size'!! The Breakfast, lunch and diner are fine. The booking for the special restaurants is bad. For a tour go to the backside of the hotel by Dreams tour and book there your tour. Good price and very kind people.

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Main building and 2-story annexes * Situated on the beach front together with the Riu Palace Cabo Verde * Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach * 1.5 Km to Santa Maria * 15 km from the airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Funana

Address: Cabocan Lote A2, A3, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde (Formerly ClubHotel Riu Garopa)
Region: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range: $264 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — ClubHotel Riu Funana 4*
Number of rooms: 572
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Also Known As:
Riu Garopa Santa Maria
ClubHotel Riu Funana Cape Verde/Santa Maria, Ilha Do Sal
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
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