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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“hotel school”(6 reviews)
“set meal”(4 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviewshotel schoolset mealbus stopsao martinhoreception staff were very helpfulhotel is excellentyogurta la carte menucleaned every daysmall hoteloutdoor pooleurosformosamadeirasaunabusesbalcony
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Our fourth visit to the Hotel Escola. This is a small hotel in the Sao Martinho district, somewhat out of Funchal but within 100 metres of a bus stop or an hours walk along the promenade into Funchal itself. The promenade offers plenty of opportunity...More

1  Thank Simon E
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Hotel Escola is a little gem situated on the very edge of Funchal, bordered by a banana plantation, yet within easy touch of the city by very cheap bus transport. The rest of the island can all be visited from the central bus terminus. The...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 6 November 2016

A friend of ours went to live in Madeira a couple of years back, his apartment is opposite to this establishment. In numerous phone calls he waxed lyrical about the food here, he eats every lunch time here. We have visited the hotel escola on...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I've visited this hotel with a couple friends (ages 20-30). Everybody who worked there is really friendly and the service is exquisite. The room was good enough to stay in for a week, got cleaned every day and had a really nice view. There are...More

Thank John Z
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Spent a week here at the end of September and it was lovely. Only 20 rooms which makes for a far more personal service and the restaurant is excellent and very good value, usually we try and go somewhere different every night but ended up...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$65 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$65 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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James F
12 August 2015|
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Response from Popcornpaula | Reviewed this property |
i can't answer regarding the depth of the pool because we didn't use it but I'm sure If you ask the hotel they will answer. All bedrooms, as far as I know, have a balcony where you can smoke.
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Amanda H
28 July 2015|
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Response from Popcornpaula | Reviewed this property |
Dear Amanda, You will find the aerobus right outside the terminal. The airport is quite small so you cant't miss it. The stop for this hotel is no. 23 but... the bus doesn't stop anywhere near! In fact, we had to climb quite... More
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"Only 20 rooms in the whole hotel, but the sea view is fantastic if you can get this."
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"Sea view only one worth having"
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"Select front sea view"
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"All quiet rooms"
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