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White Waters Hotel

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Reviewed 2 February 2010

1 Very new and stylish decor, kept immaculately clean and in a good position 2 No heating in rooms - we took a fan heater as we had read a previous review, even Madeira can be cold in January ! 3 In the 6 nights we stayed the water was only luke warm 4 Breakfast was VERY limited with no...

Thank TorchySuffolk
Thurso, Scotland.
Reviewed 2 September 2009

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the White Waters. It was spotlessly clean, staff very friendly, rooms very nicely decorated. Took my travel kettle with me as they don't provide tea/coffee tray in the room. Fresh towels and maid service every day. Nothing was too much trouble. Had air con portable units in the rooms which were a god send as...

1Thank billyandandrea
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 20 July 2009

We found this hotel via TripAdvisor and it was a good decision. The hotel is located just 5km from the airport (taxi costs about 5 euros) and about 100m from the sea. The rooms are very nicely decorated and clean. Room service is very nice, also ladies at the reception desk are very helpful. Bottle of champagne and a local...

1Thank spyderr
Reviewed 7 June 2009

Decour is light and clean, staff very friendly. Had a little trouble finding the place as their website did not include a map ! It is on a small one-way system just past the church near the sea-front. Parking is limited to 4 places in an adjacent building. On road parking surrounding the hotel is metered between 8am/7pm Basic continental...

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Brunssum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 May 2009

We spent 12 days and nights in this fine hotel, with its very friendly staff. It is conveniently located in the center of the formerly fisherman's village Machico. It lacks a swimming pool or sporting facilities, but there is a brandnew beach with yellow sand from the African desert within 500 metres and there is fitness equipment in the park...

1Thank wubbeBrunssum
Bristol UK
Reviewed 3 May 2009

By far the best hotel I have ever stayed in. The hotel is situated in the very small city of Machico on the beautiful Island of Madeira. There is ample street parking outside the hotel which is situated in a circula plaza near to the sea front. The hotel looks like an architecht designed building form the outside and the...

Thank delToroBristolUK
Reviewed 29 April 2009

I have two complaints about the White Waters Hotel, which for a person as critical as I am, isn't very many at all. The first is the location which is half an hour on the bus outside of the city centre and the hub of the island but in fairness, I was well aware of this prior to booking and...

1Thank The-Rapture
Burlington, VT
Reviewed 12 April 2009

A very nice hotel. This hotel is only a year old, very modern and clean feel. Everything about this hotel is well laid out. It seems designed to allow in the maximum amount of light. It is right in the middle of downtown. We enjoyed hanging out a bit on our balconey and watching the cars and pedestrians go by....

Thank rcoleburn
Reviewed 2 April 2009

Based on the positive comments at Tripadvisor I booked a 5-day stay at the White Waters Hotel but was not so pleased. The room was small with rare space to put the luggage, no possibility to store any of my bathroom items. The Continental breakfast was o.k, nothing special. The biggest problem was the missing aircondition/heating - although it was...

Thank kleinerinspektor
Reviewed 30 March 2009

Spotless, friendly, good value, great location - 10 minutes from the airport but no airplane noise. Gabby in reception couldn't do enough for us and always found the time to ask us about our day's events and adventures. Good food, comfortable beds, quiet location, friendly people. My only reservation in writing this review is that I would like to keep...

1Thank Cat C

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
White Waters is a small family run 3 star hotel. It is located in the very heart of Machico, a small town that has retained its very unique feel of the old, and together with the new, it has a very unique appeal. It is in this setting that White Waters is found. All our rooms are equipped with modern amenities, and all have balconies facing the sea. Our restaurant offers our guests both local and internacional cuisine. ... more   less 

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Address: Praceta 25 de Abril, Machico, Madeira 9200-084, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Machico
Price Range: $80 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — White Waters Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“High rooms to front best”
chocsEdinburgh, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms have a sea view through the window”
239RichardC, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms are larger but other rooms have larger balconies.”
JoS74, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Hotel is in a quiet part of town so no particular room preference.”
679hughc, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Nice balconies and views on the front side with floor to ceiling glass. I don't know if it costs extra, we were there in the winter when free upgrades happen without even being mentioned.”
masuke, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
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