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Dorisol Estrelicia Hotel

Dorisol Estrelicia Hotel, Funchal Portugal

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A middle market, semi self-catering option, in a popular area with relatively easy access to many of the resorts main attractions, including the Lido and its adjacent shops.

The spa, housed in the sister mimosa property is popular with residents and non-residents and a sizeable shop is located in the Buganvilia next door.

Courtesy bus offers trips into town and is shared with the two neighbouring properties.


450m to the beach


A mundane looking grey coloured tower block with small balconies many of which are concealed in a recess of the building. Others are more exposed and offer some distant sea views. The entrance is shared with the adjoining Mimosa block.

Property type: Hotel

Balcony/Terrace: Most rooms

Storeys: 11

Built Year: 1974

Exterior: Tower


Dorisol Estrelicia Hotel


A pleasant reception desk is shared with the Mimosa and monopolises a functional looking lobby. A light wood panelled bar has stylish arches but the tall white stalls look a little out of place.

Glass topped tables and functional looking sofas do little to inspire. A dining room is well furnished with wicker dining chairs and brown and white fabrics.

Rooms: 148


The compact and raised pool area offers a very narrow pool surround which accommodates a number of blue sunloungers and railings protect one side of the area. There is little in the way of vegetation or natural shade.


Area Type: Located on raised ground, behind the main coast road that runs to the SW of Funchal, past a long ribbon of large accommodation properties. There are two sister options in the same complex with which many facilities are shared (Mimosa and Buganvilia). Parking is relatively easy and a good variety of tourist amenities is located on the sides of the main road from 150m away. Bus stop 150m.

Nearest beach: 450m (Lido)

Public Transport:
150m to Bus


  • Bars
    • Poolside bar
    • Main Bar
  • Eating
    • A la carte restaurant
    • Other
  • Pools
    • Rectangular (15 yds)
  • Public facilities
    • Beauty/spa
    • Evening entertainment
    • Fitness room/gym
    • Indoor covered pool
    • Indoor games
    • Internet terminal(s)
    • Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Tennis courts
    • Turkish Baths/Steam Room
    • WiFi Access
  • In-room facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Minibar/fridge
    • Safes
    • TV (English language)