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Belvedere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We checked into this hotel at around midday 30/9/2016, friendly receptionist showed us maps of area and lidos, I asked her does the hotel not have a swimming pool and she pointed to out the back. On the desk was a laptop showing pictures of what the rooms would be like once modernised. She told us we were lucky our...

Thank elainesmart4
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went there with my friend last year. Yes it's not the best looking building from outside but the price and the room was really good. We asked for a room with sea view and it was granted. We were on high floor so the view was amazing. The breakfast was similar every day but more than enough to get you...

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Castleford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

the room had a faulty electrical socket underneath the dressing table no tea making facilities in room . this hotel really needs a lot of money spending on it to bring it up to date the pool area only had a few umbrellas and the restaurant garden at the back of the pool area had lots of cobwebs on the...

Thank _ms831996
sheffield, uk
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a lovely week based here. The hotel is basic, and not pretty, which you can probably guess from the other reviews, and I guess this splits people's opinions. The amount charged (ours was was a room-only package deal which included flights) is so good that if you are aware of it and prepared for it, it is a...

1Thank binkybot
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I was very apprehensive about this property having read some reviews on here. True, it is ugly, it needs refurbishing but is represents amazing value for money. For €25 a night I had a comfortable room, buffet breakfast included and it wasn't bad at all. There's no in room WiFi or minibar but for that price I wouldn't expect there...

Thank paulhos
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

If you want luxury go somewhere else, if you want a cheap base to use to explore the island this hotel will suffice. Before you make any decisions on this hotel look at the cost, you get what you pay for. For all its faults and there are many this hotel will provide you with an enjoyable stay on the...

1Thank nataleana
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Madeira is Amazing .. Love this Place!! 3hrs by plane(Great) Same time-zone(super) Amazing Weather and have to say really decent local people.. felt I had to chase them to pay for meals ect.. Definitely Will return.

2Thank Terry H
Halesowen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Very long and narrow hotel, little dated, everything clean, nice gardens and pool area, breakfast limited, wished I'd picked somewhere closer to Funchal. Staff very very pleasant and helpful. Good restaurant opposite offering eat in or takeaway. Good pizza place opposite and upstairs,

1Thank mike19562015
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Not the prettiest hotel from the outside but very good value for money. There was a blip on our first night when we were in a very noisy room facing the road. Thankfully the next morning a lovely girl on reception offered us a choice of rooms, both very quiet and spacious. The beds were very comfy and the sheets...

2Thank Sue M
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Stayed at this poor excuse for a hotel for 5 nights. We had read the reviews so thought we new what to expect . We are renting a town house over the xmas and newyear period so we went to look at the house and area . The breakfast was awful tinned hot dogs no bacon , also the breakfast...

1Thank emerald36

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Gorgulho

Address: Rua do Gorgulho, 1, Funchal, Madeira 9004-450, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: €24 - €76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gorgulho 3*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Gorgulho Hotel Funchal
Hotel Gorgulho Madeira/Funchal
Gorgulho Funchal
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tyne & wear
5 months ago
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“the higher up you are the better view but you need to be at side of hotel. for best view”
 of 5 bubbles _ms831996, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Wifi only in foyer.”
 of 5 bubbles nataleana, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you want near the pool choose block 5, otherwise if you prefer near to dining area choose block 2”
 of 5 bubbles mike19562015, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid rooms facing the main road”
 of 5 bubbles Sue_and_Marco, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the rooms on 10th floor gave the best views”
 of 5 bubbles emerald36, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
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