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    ClubHotel Riu Funana

    Cabocan Lote A2, A3 | Isla de Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
    US$270
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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good38%
    • Average15%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “riu funana” (39 reviews)
    “pool area” (27 reviews)
    “palace hotel” (7 reviews)
    Public Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 291 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Booked with Thomson and told it was 5* on the website - definitely not but rep said it was 5* for the "local area". Website also said that it had been refurbished in April 2017 but not true- Rep said that all rooms had been...More

    2  Thank miakf
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    This was our 1st trip to Cape Verde and the island of Sal 1st point to mention is the flight from Manchester and lack of any entertainment so download your own stuff as there isn't any on the plane. The hotel Rui Funana was excellent...More

    1  Thank Geoff H
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Just returned from a lovely week with family. Everything everyone has said before we agree with. As a family we prefer the beach to the pool and you will not be disappointed. The beach and sea is so much like the carribean and even those...More

    3  Thank sarah g
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We were looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday in the sunshine and could not have chosen better than Clubhotel Rui Funana in Sal in the Cape Verde Islands. On our arrival the hotel with all its turrets and towers had an impressive look and...More

    5  Thank Len C
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Our second time in a Riu hotel in Cape Verde. Stayed at Funana this year with Thomsons. On the whole the resort was great, very clean, excellent choice of bars & restaurants. Pool warm & swim up pool like a bath. Food good & entertainment...More

    1  Thank ratbag_12
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$185 - US$388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
    • #2 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
    • #4 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
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    • Number of rooms
    • 572
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    • Location
    • Cape Verde >
    • Ilha do Sal >
    • Santa Maria
    • Also Known As
    • Riu Garopa Santa Maria ,
    • ClubHotel Riu Funana Cape Verde/Santa Maria, Ilha Do Sal
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    gemmaweller
    20 July 2017|
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    Response from Becky O | Reviewed this property |
    You can get ice cream from the food place at the swimming pool throughout the afternoon and at the lunch place in the main area but there isn't a specific ice cream place - hope this helped!
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    Rick R
    18 July 2017|
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    Response from sophiierose |
    I think so but can't be sure . We went in to Santa Maria to a sports bar to watch foot ball had a great atmosphere, it's €4 in a taxi :)
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    Emma84Merseyside
    17 July 2017|
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    Response from anj28 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry no and if there customer service is anything to go by. Probably waste of time emailing
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    "One of the cheaper hotels in Cape Verde and feels it - next door to another Riu hotel - same layout but modern"
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    "Try and get block 9 its mid way between the pool and restaurant."
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    "Resort is huge, but all rooms are easily accessible to all facilities"
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    "All rooms are excellent"
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