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White Waters Hotel

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06/07/2017 07/07/2017
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

We arrived in a small group to stay at the hotel for a week. Very good first impression, with friendly staff, nice and clean everywhere. Some hard mattresses. Cold in the room, and we got a heater for 4 days. No air conditioning. Poor water pressure in the shower. They had underground parking, but the descent was very cramped. Internet...

Thank SteinHauge
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The manager and staff were excellent, pleasant, helpful and considerate. Well worth another visit. I was concerned about the noise levels from the nearby airport, but found that there was not a problem. The hotel is shielded from the airport by a hill and only if the aircraft are taking off over the bay (which is rare) is there any...

1Thank TonyTaunton
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2016

This was my second stay at WhiteWaters. Again I was very content with the staff and facilities. The owners are involved in the day-to-day business of the hotel; they quickly respond to problems . The staff are cheerful and very competent. This visit I discovered that the cook Fatima had a special talent for cooking fish! Breakfast was very much...

1Thank pat154945
Reviewed 25 January 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a quiet break in this 3 star hotel in a lovely location in Machico. The hotel, although classed as 3 star, provides a 5 star service of to its clients. It is spotlessly clean and well managed. The owners and staff treat you as part of the family in a very relaxed atmosphere. The food...

Thank Berylbravo
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Having chosen White water due to the favourable reviews here on Trip-advisor, I most certainly wasn't disappointed by any aspect of my stay there. The hotel projects itself in a clean, well maintained and cared for manner, this it seems it due to perpetual diligence by the staff and owners. This some may think would lead to a sharp and...

2Thank Webradders
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Ive now stayed here four times and havent written a review before. I can only say book early as White Waters is now on the map and has become very popular. The owners are wonderful, everything is as you could wish. Now that Machico has a beach I have been able to swim in December and March.

3Thank Jacquelini
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

All I can do is echo what has already been said in previous reviews. That is to say that it is a well situated hotel in a lovely little town that is about Ten minutes from the airport. The staff are very friendly and definitely go that extra mile to please you. There are no tea and coffee making facilities...

2Thank Chris D
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We stayed at the White Waters Hotel at the recommendation of some friends and I can honestly say we were not dissapointed. All of the staff are friendly, helpful and will do all that they can to make your stay with them a happy experience. The Hotel itself is clean and smart. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and are...

1Thank JoS74
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Very close to airport and good place to start fly drive tour of Madeira Island. Nice hotel close to beach and town centre. Ask at reception for key to underground car park as all parking in the area is by meter. Used the restaurant for all meals and found it fine.

Thank Hugh C
Kelmis, Belgium
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Very nice staff & owners! Nice & clean rooms. I did not feel like a (room)number here ;-) Good conversations with other guests & staff/owners. Very helpful for any matter. Smiling people. Excellent if you rent a car & plan some hiking/visits on your own.

Thank gregoh20151973

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
White Waters is a small family run 3 star hotel. It is located in the very heart of Machico, a small town that has retained its very unique feel of the old, and together with the new, it has a very unique appeal. It is in this setting that White Waters is found. All our rooms are equipped with modern amenities, and all have balconies facing the sea. Our restaurant offers our guests both local and internacional cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Waters Hotel

Address: Praceta 25 de Abril, Machico, Madeira 9200-084, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Machico
Price Range: $80 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — White Waters Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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White Waters Machico
White Waters Hotel Machico, Madeira
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“High rooms to front best”
chocsEdinburgh, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms have a sea view through the window”
239RichardC, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms are larger but other rooms have larger balconies.”
JoS74, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Hotel is in a quiet part of town so no particular room preference.”
679hughc, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Nice balconies and views on the front side with floor to ceiling glass. I don't know if it costs extra, we were there in the winter when free upgrades happen without even being mentioned.”
masuke, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
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