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Golden Residence

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Reviewed 6 May 2015

I spent three nights at this lovely hotel. The staff were friendly and extremely helpful, most of them were multilingual too. The room was clean and spacious (I was upgraded to a suite. The fitness and pool facilities were top notch too perhaps I didn't make the most of this while I was there. The hotel is also a 15...

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arcilia, Gerente geral at Golden Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with Trip Advisor readers we were very happy to acknowledge your experiences about our services and facilities. We are very happy to know that we could bring you comfort and extraordinary moments while with us. Please be sure that we’ll keep all of our efforts to surpass our guest’s needs to remain your Hotel...

Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Very friendly hotel. Staff extremely helpful and pleasant. On arrival advised that we had been upgraded to a suit. This consisted of a small kitchen, behind cupboard doors, a dining table and a sofa and a seperate bedroom with a wet room. All very clean, however we never used the kitchen facilities. This was in block A, which over looked...

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arcilia, Gerente geral at Golden Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with Trip Advisor readers we were very happy to acknowledge your experiences about our services and facilities. Our guest’s opinions are always most valued and based on them we can keep our efforts to improve. Sincerely hoping that you consider our Hotel for your next holidays, we remain wishing you best regards. Best regards,...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015

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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Well situated in a quiet part of the Lido walk of Funchal. Efficient and pleasant staff, well equipped and superbly cleaned surroundings. Beautiful view from grounds (and balconies) of building C. This island is a place to visit again and again. The landscape, vegetation and the friendliness of the inhabitants is far superior to the Canary Islands. For those of...

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arcilia, Gerente geral at Golden Residence, responded to this review

Thank you very much for having chosen the Golden Residence Hotel for your stay in Madeira. Your compliments towards our hotel as well as towards our team and hotel standards of service were very much appreciated by all of us. It is always a great pleasure for us to have the opportunity to provide positive and memorable experiences to our...

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Reviewed 12 April 2015

We were advised we had been upgraded to a room with kitchen etc. This was fine with us as one day we had lunch in the room. It was block A which is the furthest from the pool, reception but it was ok. We had a view of the sea and a banana field. It also had access directly to...

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arcilia, Gerente geral at Golden Residence, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments regarding your stay at the Golden Residence Hotel. We are very happy to know that we could bring you comfort and extraordinary moments while with us. Please be sure that we’ll keep all of our efforts to surpass our guest’s needs to remain your Hotel of choice in Madeira! On behalf of the...

Reviewed 10 April 2015

Really enjoyed our stay in Golden Residence. The pool was nice, the room was very clean. We got upgraded so we got a nice living area with small kitchen!!! But no wifi at our room is slightly annoying. Over all very good hotel, but perhaps it can be improved.

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Thank you for your comments which are most valued to us, it is very important for us that you know that our guests opinions are most valued and based on them we can keep our efforts to improve as our main goal is to let our Guests feel how special they are to us. Kindly note that all throughout our...

Vigo, Spain
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Positive: The hotel has a good location, good and modern facilities that I would emphasize as positive aspects as well as cleaning. The room was very neat and it was perfectly cleaned daily. The common areas are great. This is a new area with Madeira Forum shopping center within walking distance and all kinds of services nearby and good communications...

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 8 April 2015

This hotel is situated in the Lido area some kilometers west of the centre, easy to reach by bus No 2 with stop just outside the hotel. Buy return ticket in the reception. The hotel is divided into three blocks separated by a street. Block C in rather low whereas B and A are high ( for those with vertigo)....

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arcilia, Gerente geral at Golden Residence, responded to this review

First and foremost we would like to let you know how much we have appreciated your review regarding your stay at the Golden Residence Hotel. We are very pleased to know that we could bring you comfort and enjoyable moments during your stay. Please be sure that we’ll keep all of our efforts to surpass our guest’s needs to remain...

Riverview, Canada
Reviewed 7 April 2015

This hotel is about 24 km from the airport in Funchal. Taxi want about 38 Euros but you can take a small bus re hotels and it costs 5 euros on way. Good restaurant, only charge to room. Pool is not large but is great. One pool towel per person per day is provided. Rooms are in basically 3 buildings...

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arcilia, Gerente geral at Golden Residence, responded to this review

Primarily we would like to thank you for having chosen Golden Residence Hotel for your stay, we very much appreciate your comments and are glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay. Kindly note that all throughout our public areas we have Wi-Fi. While we are looking into installing Wi-Fi Internet in the rooms we offer our guests free...

Bideford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Extremely well appointed and spacious apartments in an ideal quiet location.... we used this hotel as a base for a walking holiday...unusually helpful,pleasant and obliging staff.. everything we needed was available ,Do not hesitate in strongly recommending this hotel..will not look for an alternative in Funchal for our next visit

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We would like to thank you for sharing your review and we are very happy to know that we had the opportunity to leave you such positive experience during your stay at Golden Residence Hotel. Kindly note that we are continuously improving our services and facilities to keep being the first choice in our city, and we’ll keep all of...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Golden Residence welcomes you to a enchanting 4-star hotel in an excellent location on the south coast of Madeira. Overlooking the sea and some imposing cliffs, the opportunities for fantastic sunsets are offered every day during your holidays. Once inside, the hotel is built with many open spaces to make the most of the natural light and a modern and luxurious design with comfortable and functional public areas to rest, relax, read or socialize with your fellow guests. The atmosphere is complete with the panoramic sea views and some of the banana plantations still existing in Funchal. More than a hotel, at the Golden Residence you will find the perfect solution for a holiday where well-being and relaxation will take on a new meaning for you. The excellent service and careful attention for small detail is what makes the difference. ... and we encourage you to discover its many charms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Residence

Address: Rua Cabrestante 25, Funchal, Madeira 9000-105, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $101 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Golden Residence 4*
Number of rooms: 172
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Also Known As:
Golden Residence Apartment Funchal
Hotel Golden Residence Apartment
Golden Residence Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#18 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#24 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#24 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#29 Family Hotel in Funchal
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“block C is best”
rhondap91, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a sea view otherwise not really any views at all.”
gilly690, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms on the west side are overlooked by an apartment block 50 yards away”
lizziesbirds, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms provide the best views”
douglasd439, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask a room in block C near the pool and with a view over the beach”
alexadams, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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