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Stevenston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent New Year here (stayed til Jan 12th ) Having stayed at Rui's before we knew the standard and quality Transfer was good . close by , hotel was welcoming , reception staff very helpful Our room was block 7 , close to all amenities and very well presented and cleaned every day Pool no shortage of sunbeds , good...

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6Thank eileen c
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have had previous good experience of Riu hotels and this time was no different. The flight was not as comfortable as our normal flights but it was shorter so we did not expect entertainment but do feel that with such a tight seat pitch they could do without the reclining seats, it is very uncomfortable when the person in...

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5Thank suzysue2013
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

travelled here for a week early dec for a pre xmas break.the book in was simple and quick and its so easy to find any block of apartments you are allocated.we were in block 9 which was very near the pool and a short walk to reception etc.all the staff are very friendly indeed,big shout out to all the bar...

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11Thank gary e
Edinburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel. Positives. Good size, well equipped (fridge, kettle, safe), spotlessly clean room. Super king size bed and plenty of hanging/drawer space. 4 restaurants (3 that have to be booked in advance. Food is excellent. 2 nice pools with plenty of sun loungers and option of shade. Negatives: entertainment is poor and in the evenings is only on 2130-2230. Some...

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6Thank millymollymandy2612
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Funana, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts for your holidays and for taking the time to give us your constructive and valued feedback. On the one hand, we appreciate your positive comments regarding the quality of the food and the pool facilities. On the other hand, we regret to read you were not...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I booked my Riu hotel on the island of Sal in April 2016 for a trip in December 2016, there were two hotels on the Riu website- the Garopa and the Funana. I booked the Funana. My parents were meeting us there so my mum booked the same hotel on the Thomson Holidays (TUI) website. Some time after we...

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11Thank chezzaMadrid
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice complex, kids loved the food I was less impressed but it was good enough for a week. Bar service was excellent put missed the bubbly that was served only behind the segregation border at the Palace. There is a stoney "walk of shame" from the Funana along the Palace to the beach, could not walk through the Palace premises....

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7Thank josefine2017
Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have never been here before but was really pleased we took the plunge. Hotel is extremely clean, the staff are very welcoming and cannot do enough for you. The rooms are very clean and are made up every day by some amazing people who have always got a smile for you. However when we booked we were told that the...

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7Thank P J
Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived here on the 29th of December for a week. Great weather made it ideal for a week of winter sun. Hotel was good - close to Santa Maria and very spacious. Nice pool area and you could of always find a lounger. Food was mostly buffet style and did become repetitive as it was quite samey. The Gala dinner...

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4Thank Catriona D
wiltshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thompsons have got it wrong here when they advertise that this hotel is on the beachfront,it is not, so if you are in any way wheelchair-bound, disabled or recovering from surgery, be prepared for at least a 400 meter walk from the back of the hotel. While we were there there were a lot of arguments with the security at...

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5Thank rustybuglet
Gifhorn, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sal and the RIU Hotel is our winter destination. The people is welcoming and the staff is good. This year ( Last week of December), we notice several changes: - The Hotel Gate is far out of the beach, If you have a Strollers or if you are disabled person, you will have a problem!! - There is like...

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7Thank vjmontijo
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Funana, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate the opportunity to respond. We are sorry to read that this time your experience did not live up to your expectations. Both of are hotels at the resort have been refurbished and now do not share facilities due to changes and updates in the hotel category. We would...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Main building and 2-story annexes * Situated on the beach front together with the Riu Palace Cabo Verde * Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach * 1.5 Km to Santa Maria * 15 km from the airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Funana

Address: Cabocan Lote A2, A3, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde (Formerly ClubHotel Riu Garopa)
Region: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range: €156 - €267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — ClubHotel Riu Funana 4*
Number of rooms: 572
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Also Known As:
Riu Garopa Santa Maria
ClubHotel Riu Funana Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
#7 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#8 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
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