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The Residence

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is our second time at the Residence we were in a second floor apartment but changed last year to a garden apartment So pleased we did it's so lovely to be able to walk from your patio area into the garden, with your own sun loungers beautiful flowers 🌺 and pineapples 🍍 growing.plus the same fantastic facilities Staff are...

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Bude, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been visiting for over ten years and coming back to The Residence is always a treat. We normally visit end January but this year arranged two weeks at Flower Festival time which exceeded our expectations. The flowers and procession in Funchal were absolutely great as were all the special displays in the whole Portomare complex. Even had an...

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AnaTeresaMatos, Manager at The Residence, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was with great pleasure that we read your words of appreciation. Thank you for sharing your experience. We were very happy to hear that you made the most of your holiday. See you soon! Ana Teresa Matos

Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely love this place, we own a time share here which is in August but we changed to Easter. When we arrive here it feels like "coming home". The one bedroom apartments are spacious with 2 bathrooms! (Another reviewer has given some negative feedback which I really don't understand!!) The food in the restaurants is always lovely and plentiful,...

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Thank Michelle267
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Revised our apartment date to suit the Flower Festival. All very easy with Flares help. Great team at The Residence. Funchal looked absolutely fabulous with all the flower displays and the Sunday parade is a must

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Thank Ken P
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about the resort is first class. Location, the views, the gardens and all the staff are really friendly and helpful. We have a one bedroom apartment overlooking the sea which is cleaned every day. It's our week of heaven each year.

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Thank Paul G
Freising, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting from What's wrong... As far as I was super engaged on all the pre-arrangements and communications, I was completely unhappy about our week long stay upon leaving and, in fact, very sad that I gave up reservation in Cliff Bay in favor of this place.. So to start with - apartment is spacious on paper. In reality it is...

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Thank xsauth
Tiel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent two bedroom apartment. Very good facilities. Staff is friendly and do a very good job. Combined with Eden Mar and Porto Mare. You can use the facilities of all 3 hotels! 5 different pools. The indoor pools are heated. Good food in the restaurants. Nothing to complain about :-)

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Thank Michel v
West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from our second stay in The Residence Garden Apartments. Had a wonderful relaxing two week break. Accommodation very good, staff good, amenities very good, gardens stunning, weather perfect.

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Thank Diane S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A repeat week in the superb Residence. Excellent facilities with attentive staff to make sure you have no issues. Perfect location with, this year, equally superb weather for April. A venue that all will appreciate

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1Thank Neil M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Very enjoyable. Booked Porto Mare but accommodated in The Residence. Excellent one bedroom apartment with good facilities. No kettle. Good hotel facilities. A little disorganised at breakfast. Side sea view was nice, overlooked quite a noisy short street.

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AnaTeresaMatos, Manager at The Residence, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your opinion is very important to us. We were very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the time you spent with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon, here or at another Portobay hotel. Ana Teresa Matos

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Occupying the west wing of the Vila Porto Mare resort, The Residence enjoys the use of all its facilities and a real sense of community. A wide selection of carefully furnished and fully equipped apartments where comfort is our motto. The 99 units divided into studios, one and two bedroom apartments are decorated with a touch of exoticism. The Residence apartments combine views over the ocean with tropical gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Residence

Address: Rua Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004-566, Portugal (Formerly Porto Mare Residence)
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $208 - $1,498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Residence 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Porto Mare Residence Funchal
Porto Mare Residence Hotel Funchal
The Residence Funchal, Madeira
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Funchal
#4 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#6 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#7 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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“Garden rooms”
L7840AMkenp, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms with garden and sea view are likely to be quieter”
0311chris1945, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Residence. For two adults who just want a room then go for a studio. Families need a two bed as it will have two toilets.”
andrewaQ8725UX, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Most if not all rooms have a sea view. Only noise from the sea front park area although not intrusive or long lasting.”
cam00re, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some apartments are very noisy and far from being private. Visitors need to stress their preferences.”
jownorth, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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