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Hotel The Cliff Bay

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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falmouth
Reviewed 9 October 2013

My wife and I have just returned from a week at the Cliff Bay Hotel. This was our first experience of Madeira and we loved it; the scenery, climate and, above all, the people are terrific. We took the only scheduled TAP flight out of London Gatwick, arriving for the 0430 check-in only to find it had been delayed, for...

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5Thank galingale
Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We booked this holiday after seeing the lovely picture in the brochure and review about the hotel. We decided to book a holiday with a hotel that does not have screaming children and lots of noise and beautiful views and nice hotel food with a bit of style and ambience. Cliff Bay Hotel met all these qualities. A lovely quiet...

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7Thank daisyhall
Belgium
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We came home on Sunday after 7 days of absolute bliss! The Cliff Bay has to be one of the best hotels ever in our opinion. It was our 3rd visit, the last time being 2007, our next stay will definitely be as soon as we can go back - we wouldn't consider anywhere else just in case it wasn't...

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3Thank JenPi
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Just returned from a great holiday here. Like most reviewers I found the facilities and staff well above average and would definately return, the friendliest hotel we have ever experienced. It has been said that the hotel is aimed at older clients and this to an extent is true, but then Madeira as a whole is. An island designed by...

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3Thank Mike J
Wickford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Just got back from the The Cliff Bay hotel one of the best holidays ever. The weather was fantastic and the staff are so friendly and helpful could have stayed a lot longer. We will be going back in a couple of years.

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3Thank KathyandJackie
Solihull
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We spent 2 weeks at the hotel in late June/July & had a marvellous time. The weather was consistently hot & warm - there were a few cloudy days but you still required sun cream as the rays are strong. Stayed on a bed & breakfast basis because we like to eat in the nearby restaurants, of which there are...

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5Thank Midlandstraveller199
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2013

We have just spent a week in Madeira. Stayed again at this wonderful hotel and had an outstanding week. All the staff are friendly, courteous and go out of their way to make the stay feel special and individual. We were here in May, but this time it was more consistently warm, and we spent several afternoons down in the...

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10Thank Islay A
Nottingham
Reviewed 4 October 2013

There are no words to describe this hotel as it has all been said before. This is our sixth visit and it was as marvellous as ever. What I do want to say is a very BIG "THANK YOU" to all the staff as always AMAZING you cannot single any one person out as they all pull together to make...

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5Thank Christine52
Alken, Belgium
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Fabulous location and great facilities! From reception staff, restaurant, house keeping everyone was very friendly and polite. The whole experience was outstanding. Bedrooms were spacious, with very comfortable beds! The food was excellent. Pools are very good, with an excellent gym and a lovely spa. Reception staff are particularly knowledgable and helpful. Bar and restaurant is fantastic, stunning foods. We...

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3Thank Tom D
North Yorkshire
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We stayed at this hotel 3 years ago but rarely return to a hotel a 2nd time. However we loved it so much last time we decided to break the habit and go again. We love the peace and quiet as well as the wonderful service. The first time we had a superior (high level) room but we booked fairly...

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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Atlantic Ocean stretches as far as the eye can see at the foot of The Cliff Bay which is perched on the top of a natural promontory. The hotel is surrounded by gardens with innumerable secluded corners and centenary palm trees extending to the very edge of the cliff face. The panorama is completed by a magnificent view over the bay of Funchal to the left of the hotel.The most influential restaurant guide in the world, the Michelin Guide, has awarded a star to Il Gallo d'Oro, The Cliff Bay's gourmet restaurant run by Chef Benoît Sinthon. This is Madeira's first and only star ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel The Cliff Bay

Address: Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal, Madeira 9004-532, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: £144 - £292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel The Cliff Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
The Cliff Bay - Porto Bay Hotel Funchal
Cliff Bay Porto Funchal
Cliff Bay Hotel Funchal
Cliff Bay Hotel Madeira
Hotel The Cliff Bay Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Funchal
#2 Family Hotel in Funchal
#3 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#3 Business Hotel in Funchal
#4 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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“Choose an upper floor room with sea view”
711johnv, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top floor Funchal view are very nice”
Simony8800, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Harbour view for the privacy, watching the cruise ships and sun in the morning.”
ChocoloverBedford, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“*Sunshine and Rooms* Funchal View = A.M. Land View - later P.M. Sea View = mid/late A.M.and P.M. Side Sea View = early P.M. onwards”
Walnut-Whips, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea view rooms have great views.”
FiveStarSoni, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
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