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Hotel Eden Mar (PortoBay)(4 stars)

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  • Hotel in general
    5.5
  • Room
    5.5
  • Service
    5.6
  • Location
    5.5
  • Gastronomy
    5.5
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.5

Rating breakdown

  • excellent
    83
  • very good
    6
  • acceptable
    1
  • poor
    0
  • terrible
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Eik
A very good hotel
  • Recommended hotel
  • Singles
  • Translated
  • Proof of booking
  • Countryside & spa
  • December 2014
It is a very good hotel. In addition, you can also use the Hotel Porto Mare facilities (pool, restaurant ...). read hotel review
  • Location
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.5
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
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Karin
Botanic Garden and ocean view including
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Other stay
  • April 2014
We felt very comfortable, since we a suite with the best view of the beautiful garden area around the pool areas around - the garden is very well maintained with references to the name and origin of the plants and trees as well as a herb garden, the also used for the dishes in the restaurants. Furthermore, that we also had a beautiful view of the atlantic ocean. The entire staff is friendly and helpful, also tourists without english or portuguese knowledge can feel well cared for, but not damage english language skills. The gastronomy offers excellent regional and international ... cuisine with fresh products (fruit, vegetables, fish, bread from a traditional bakery etc.) in well-kept ambience. We can Eden Mar as part of the Porto Bay resorts only recommend it. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    5.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Hotel
    4.8
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
    Disabled-friendly
    4.0
  • Service
    5.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    5.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    5.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    5.0
  • Location
    5.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
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Andrea
Living like in the paradise
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Proof of booking
  • Other stay
  • April 2014
The hotel is' eden ', as the garden of paradise, and for us this holiday was like in paradise. The staff was always friendly and helpful, the room was spacious, well equipped and very clean. Breakfast overly plentiful and varied. We ate in the restaurant twice in the evening. The food was excellent and the service perfect. Anytime again. read hotel review
  • Location
    4.8
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    4.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
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Wilfried
Pleasant urlaubslokation.
  • Recommended hotel
  • Singles
  • Translated
  • Other stay
  • February 2014
A lot of effort for the guests, but not pushy. This creates a pleasant holiday atmosphere. As expected, the culinary offer at the hotel was of high quality, but more expensive than outside. This is not a problem, because mountains surrounding it also plenty of cheaper restaurants are. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
  • Location
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
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Pianoelton
Top hotel, if Madeira then again over there!
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Translated
  • Countryside & spa
  • December 2013
Had a perfect holiday Madeira thanks to this beautiful resort consisting of three hotels in which the Eden Mar the oldest is, what the outside a little to be visible, however, the rooms top are. You can all the amenities of the area with the guests of the other two hotels parts. Top hotel, top service by pleasant unobtrusive and very friendly staff, great location for driving to Funchal, all in all a successful great vacation! Will definitely be back! read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Hotel
    5.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
    Disabled-friendly
    4.0
  • Location
    5.5
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
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Nicolas
Brilliant!
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Proof of booking
  • Countryside & spa
  • November 2013
The hotel is in a very well-kept garden, together with the Porto Mar. Despite the size of this hotel you will always find a quiet, romantic spot. The superior rooms with sea view are spacious, have a kitchenette and a large balcony. The bathroom is equipped with everything you need for a swimming and spa vacation (like beach towels and bathrobes). The pools are clean and nicely laid out. The in- and outdoor pool is particularly pleasant in the Autumn, as it can get a bit cooler in the afternoons. The breakfast buffet is varied and everything was freshly prepared. ... The (entire) staff is very friendly, helpful and multilingual. It's quiet at night, so no entertainment shows (perhaps there are in the summer?) but good live music at the bar (our personal preference, too.) However, if you aren't going to survive the vacation without internet, you'll need to bring your own 'equipment', as there is only one computer that can be used at reception. We can fully recommend the hotel and if we go back to Madeira, we'd book the Eden Mar again, which actually deserves an extra star! read hotel review
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.3
    Child care or playground
    5.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Location
    5.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Hotel
    5.8
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
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Karl Heinz
An excellent hotel
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Countryside & spa
  • September 2013
This hotel with its ambiance of outdoor and indoor swimming pools, spacious and nicely arranged planting of the courtyard is highly recommended in every way. Negative to mention is unavailability of wi-fi/internet access in the room read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    5.3
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.5
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    5.0
  • Hotel
    5.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
  • Location
    5.5
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
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Peter
Excellent hotel
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Translated
  • Proof of booking
  • Other stay
  • September 2013
Had booked an apartment and a junior suite (about 50 square meter, 2 bathrooms, 2 televisions, full kitchen, top floor, view of the sea, wine, mineral water and fruit basket in the room, and for my birthday a bottle of sparkling wine). Daily cleaning are perfect, even the dishes were washed. One could book thinned half board , food is of high quality, and the service is very good. Garden and pools were maintained by staff each day. Certainly one of the best hotels we booked in recent years. read hotel review
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Location
    4.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    3.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
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Ilona
Super hiking holiday, great hotel
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Proof of booking
  • Countryside & spa
  • August 2013
We can only recommend this hotel. The facicility with the various pools that can all be used , the beautifully landscaped garden , centrally located but still quiet. The apartments are very nice, all of them are facing the garden and sea-view oriented, but this is perhaps somewhat limited in the lower floor . The shops just around the corner, the short way to swim in the sea and the direct access to the seaside promenade which now extended to the next town West as great day walk is recommended. read hotel review
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Location
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Hotel
    5.7
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.3
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Service
    5.8
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
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MIrko
Eden in march 2013 in Funchal
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Countryside & spa
  • August 2013
The Hotel Eden mar was together with the neighboring area porte mare and residence, a very nice hotel complex with family charm, very beautiful garden area, great pool area and an appealing dining. There were all the amenities such as spa, gym, tennis court, indoor swimming pool and various bar areas, flat screen tv with multilingual programme selection, in-room safe available. Only the evening entertainment was repeated. The hotel looks very well-maintained, although the furniture in the rooms seemed a bit old. Overall, we were always served in a friendly and attentive way by the staff For us the only ... drawback, no wi-fi in the rooms, it were always many visitors in the lobby, what a troubled impression. But the hotel is currently working on that. read hotel review
  • Service
    5.3
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    5.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
  • Hotel
    5.5
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
  • Location
    5.5
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Room
    5.8
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
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Information about Hotel Eden Mar (PortoBay)

Hotel Information

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  • What the hotel offers
    Eden Mar Hotel Located in the capital of the Madeira Islands Funchal, the 4-star family-friendly Eden Mar hotel offers comfortable accommodation a short distance from the seafront. The hotel is mainly favored by families and couples. Hotel in General Set 2.5 km from the center of Funchal, Madeira, the 4-star hotel offers 146 guest rooms spread over 6 floors. The hotel is set amongst gardens and terraces and has both outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Visitors to the hotel can make use of the nearby spa facilities of the Porto Mare hotel. Just a short walk from the hotel, guests can find a variety of restaurants, cafes and shops. The hotel’s main restaurant serves buffet food. The hotel is also home to 3 a la carte restaurants where guests can dine. High-speed wireless Internet access is available free of charge. Check in is available from 2 pm and check out is available until noon. The hotel does not allow pets. The building is equipped with 3 lifts as well as facilities for disabled guests.
  • Location
    Set on the beachfront, the hotel is located 2.5 km from the center of Funchal, close to the Funchal Farmers Market, Barreiros Stadium and Funchal-Monte Teleferico. Other tourist attractions near the hotel include Avenida do Mar, Museum of Natural History and Formosa Beach. The Madeira Wine Lodge, set in a 17th-century monastery, offers tastings and tours in the capital of the Madeira Islands at Funchal. Guests can also experience a traditional ride in a wicker toboggan which goes down narrow, steep streets. Rooms All 148 guest rooms are fully air-conditioned and have a balcony, kitchen area with fridge and microwave, as well as coffee and tea making facilities. Rooms are also equipped with a private bathroom with bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and a hair dryer. A safety deposit box, phone and cable LCD television can also be found in each room. Standard rooms have 2 or 3 beds with the 3rd one being a pull-out bed. The hotel also has superior rooms, suites and junior suites which are larger. Suites have a bedroom with a lounge area separated by a sliding door. Gastronomy Every morning, a buffet breakfast is served at a fee in the main restaurant. 3 a la carte restaurants can also be found on site. Atlantida offers a view of the pool and serves breakfast and dinner. Alfama is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner whilst Med only serves dinner. There is a children’s menu available and a 24 hour room service. Within walking distance from the hotel guests can find several local bars, restaurants and cafes.
  • Leisure
    As well as the on-site outdoor, indoor and children’s swimming pools, the hotel offers spa facilities such as a sauna and steam room, a health club, tennis court, a playground and a library. 2.5 km away from the hotel is the city center which has many bars, restaurants and entertainment centers. Tourist attractions such as the Barreiros Stadium, Museum of Natural History, Funchal Farmers Market, Avenida do Mar and Formosa Beach are just a short walk away from the hotel. Services The hotel offers a 24/7 reception, room service and housekeeping facilities. Also available are business facilities, laundry and dry cleaning services and currency exchange. Babysitting, childcare and concierge services are also offered. Parking is free at the hotel.
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Hotel description

Hotel description

  • What the hotel offers
    The rooms in the first hotel belonging to the Porto Bay Group, Suite Hotel Eden Mar located in Funchal, have been totally refurbished. The Suite Hotel Eden Mar, belongs to the Vila Porto Mare resort, and shares facilities which are common to other too outlets – Hotel Porto Mare and The Residence; however, the character of each one of these is guaranteed by individual receptions and different room types. The Vila Porto Mare gardens represent one of the most interesting botanical oases in Madeira. The 13,400m2 of subtropical gardens with more than 400 unique botanical species identified with individual explanatory tags make this green area a real paradise.
  • Location
    Located in Funchal next to the sea-front promenade and to the Lido bathing facilities, close to the tourist attractions and shops.
  • Accommodation
    Divided into studios, superior studios, junior suites and suites, this four star hotel's 146 spacious rooms have been redecorated with textiles in warm pastels colours, completely new furniture and LCD televisions. The kitchenettes have been completely renovated and are equipped with a stove, fridge and micro-wave oven.
  • Food and Drink
    Spoil yourself from dawn to dusk... The choice is all yours ... Four restaurants, six bars, live music, Mediterranean, Italian and international cuisine, buffets, à la carte menus...
  • Leisure
    Gym • tennis court • aerobics studio • table tennis • billiards • mini-golf • putting green• pétanque • children's entertainment programme (seasonal) • playroom and playground • two outdoor pools (710m2 and 127m2) • outdoor children's pool (20m2)• heated indoor/outdoor pool (250 m2)
  • Other facilities and services
    24h room service • entertainment programme • weekly rotation of daily themed buffets • Wi-Fi access in the reception area and lower lobby • free Internet access terminal at reception • beach towels • free hotel/town centre shuttle • baby-sitting* • golf green fee* • rent-a-car* • tours* • doctor* • four restaurants • six bars • one ice-cream parlour • two jacuzzis • SPA • sauna • steam bath • viewpoint • multi-purpose room • meeting rooms • covered parking * subject to a charge

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Amenities

Hotel amenities

  • Luggage room
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Non-smoking room
  • Shops in the hotel
  • Play rooms
  • Hotel safe
  • Lift
  • Air conditioning
  • Free parking

Room amenities

  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom
  • Electronic room keys
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock
  • Hair dryer

Gastronomy

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Packed lunches
  • Catering service

A choice of sports

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court

Spa offers

  • Spa centre
  • Massages
  • Special massages
  • Sauna
  • Steam room/ turkish bath
  • Whirlpool

Other hotel information

  • 24 hour reception
  • Evening programs and entertainment
  • Number of stars/domestic category: 4 Stars
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Airport transfer
  • City
  • Eurocard/Mastercard
  • 24 hour security
  • Car hire
  • Ocean
  • Information desk
  • Children welcome
  • All public and private areas are no smoking zones
  • Wifi
  • Newspaper
  • Laundry service