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Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very poor hotel in terms of care for guests. The pictures I saw are not true the real thing, specially the indoor swimming pool; no changes rooms, I was told to change in the male toilet which was flooded and was very unpleasant. The "only" jacussi was also unpleasant, not good jets and no good heating same for the water... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time at the Melia Mare and we will be returning. It is very well placed by the Lido yet within walking distance of town, and on local bus routes. It is a large modern hotel and we found it excellent value. The staff could not have done more for us. Our en suite room was large, nicely furnished,... More 

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Oxford, UK
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 10 nights in seaview room on a B&B board basis. Very clean, well maintained, extremely friendly and helpful staff. The staff are a real credit to this hotel. Rooms are well equipped with everything you need. Bedding and towels are of a high quality. Hotel was full but we were always able to get a lounger on the... More 

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Saxmundham
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent hotel and here are my comments: 1. Most friendly and helpful staff particularly on reception. They even printed out our boarding passes. 2. Our room was quite excellent and good housekeeping staff did an excellent job everyday. 3.Breakfasts were a joy with everything one would require. 4.There are many very good restaurants and bars close by.... More 

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2 Thank bazzagiff
Tina N, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you ever so much for your positive review !. I t's feedback like yours that motivates us all to continue to strive to provide memorable holiday experiences for our guests and we appreciate your mentioning our staff. Your comments are important and we're delighted we contributed to a relaxing holiday experience for you during your time... More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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127 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is very convenient to great restaurants. The staff were helpful and we really enjoyed the pool after a long day of hiking. The rooms are modern and stark with small bathrooms The beds were okay The heavy perfumed soaps and shampoos Nearly made me sick. Preferred the l'occitane products at The Cascade resort in Lagos. The breakfast had... More 

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Tina N, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Appreciate your taking time in posting your comments. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us on the whole and thank you for your feedback, which is essential in assisting us in our efforts in achieving complete guest satisfaction. We're sorry not all our services met with your approval and thank you for your remarks which will... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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407 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed here many times and always enjoy the hotel. We checked in on line and joined The Melia Mare Loyalty Scheme for which we got €15 credit to use everyday within the hotel, a great incentive to join the scheme! We used our bonus for cocktails in the bar. We thought the drinks were very reasonably priced and there... More 

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Tina N, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you kindly for posting your review. We're glad you enjoyed your upgrade suite and that our services and facilities met with your satisfaction. Thank you too for making mention of our staff - always great to receive recognition for their efforts in providing friendly and welcoming hospitality ! Happy to hear you enjoyed the Aqua Aerobics... More 

Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is situated overlooking the sea about 30 minutes walk from Funchal centre. A great location. Checking in was quick and we were delighted with the quality of the room, which was categorised as a superior sea view. It was large with a very long balcony including a covered area which was useful given the variable weather in Madeira... More 

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Tina N, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you kindly for your very detailed review shared on Tripadvisor. We greatly appreciate your positive comments and can assure you same have been shared and discussed internally. We apologize for the inconsistency in service with the wi-fi in your room; we have had to replace some technical hardware to the wi-fi system on one of the... More 

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65 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

reception was small next to bar and lounge area which resembled and old folks home. professional; greeting prompt allocation of room. room bland no personality dull uninspiring décor. beds hard linen cheap holes in rough dressing gowns. towels for pool are all frayed and old. air con has a direct light to shine on you during night to keep you... More 

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Tina N, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Many thanks for taking time in sharing your very detailed review. We have to make mention that we take all our guest feedback seriously and we will be sharing and discussing your comments and constructive criticisim fully with our HOD team with a view to address all of the issues you have made mention of. Your feedback... More 

Byala
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife stayed at Melia Madeira Mare mid of October for one week. The hotel is very nice, rooms are specious and clean with great ocean views. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Check in and check out were very smooth and the receptionists gave us a lot of tips regarding public transportation, rent a car, surroundings etc.... More 

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Tina N, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you kindly for your positive comments posted. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us as well as our lovely island. Your feedback is important to us in our daily efforts in attaining complete guest satisfaction. We hope to have contributed to a relaxing holiday experience for you and look forward to welcoming you back soon!... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a week here with my wife and my mom. The location is great directly on the Funchal waterfront. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, starting our arrival with a nice welcome drink. My only detractor was the large cafeteria style breakfast... too many people, but this was not the fault of the hotel ambience, it's just a... More 

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Tina N, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest We appreciate your comments and feedback which will be shared internally with all. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us on the whole. Your remarks are important to us and we thank you for your preference. Hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future ! With kind regards and best wishes. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa
Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melia Madeira is a modern and elegant five-star hotel with a contemporary design that will enhance the availability of quality accommodation options for both business and leisure travelers to Madeira Island. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and boasting magnificent sea views, the hotel is conveniently located a few meters of the sea, in close proximity to the small pebble beach, Gorgulho and offers direct access to the Oceanside promenade. The Resort offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, an indoor and outdoor pool and a spa. Elegantly-furnished rooms offer a balcony and cable TV. Some rooms of Meliã Madeira Mare include scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean from the balcony. Many of the hotel’s rooms also have a sitting area.Guests can relax in the jacuzzi and sauna at Meliã Madeira Mare’s spa. Massage treatments and a steam bath are also offered.Free parking is available. Madeira International Airport is a 25-minute drive away. Meliã Madeira Mare is a 5-minute walk from the center of the city.Meliã Madeira Mare’s restaurant serves a breakfast buffet and themed buffets for dinner. A la Carte menu is also available. The hotel’s pool bar provides refreshing beverages and light snacks for lunch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa

Address: Lido - Rua de Leichlingen nos. 2-4, Funchal, Madeira 9000-003, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $144 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 220
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Also Known As:
Melia Madeira Mare Hotel Funchal
Melia Madeira Mare Resort And Spa
Sol Melia Funchal
Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa Funchal
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Funchal
#9 Business Hotel in Funchal
#15 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#20 Family Hotel in Funchal
#22 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#22 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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“Room 624 balcony had sun all afternoon so south west. Very quiet. Sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 130francesf, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A full sea view room on upper floors are fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles bazzagiff, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms categorised as superior sea view are very large with large balconies with sun loungers provided.”
 of 5 bubbles Erictho, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Definitely a sea view higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles 506janetb, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Full sea view was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Salerno1966, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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