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“Right in the centre of things!”
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Hotel Madeira
Ranked #26 of 86 Hotels in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence
Hartlepool, UK
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Right in the centre of things!”
Reviewed 16 April 2010

Great location, many excellent restaurants nearby, and you can see the cruise ships from the rooftop terrace. Very friendly unobtrusive service. The bar/cafeteria is Funchal's best kept secret - most people shun any hotel bar as it is "bound to be expensive" - well the Madeira bar is the least expensive in town, even cheaper than the excellent outdoor Cafe Concerto just outside. We had a lovely room with balcony, breakfast was more than ample if a little basic. Car parking in Funchal is very hard and the hotel arranged a space in a nearby underground car park at very reasonable cost. We were extremely satisfied and would certainly stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled as a couple
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Southsea, Hampshire
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Reviewed 19 March 2010

We have now stayed in this hotel for two holidays in 2010 and 2009. For a three star hotel is has a superb location in the centre of Funchal and its room rates are very competetive. Extremely friendly staff, a downstairs bar area; a separate lounge with Pool table and free computer access (although only one computer!). A full-size swimming pool outside on the top floor, althoughh unheated. With many good restaurants within walking distance, we would have no hesitation in recommending this hotel. East access from airport via the local Aerobus, which stops on the seafront about 100 metres from hotel.

Stayed March 2010, travelled as a couple
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Cheshire, UK
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Reviewed 10 December 2009

Stayed here for one week on a Thomsons package and have to stay it was a great choice. The location is very central and you're close to some excellent small family-run restaurants, lots of shops if you're that way inclined, and the bus terminal and cable cars. The hotel bedroom was a good size and we paid extra for a balcony which was just big enough for a small table and 2 chairs but that was fine. Breakfast was more than adequate if basic.
We're really glad we stayed here rather than in the aptly named "hotel zone" to the West of Funchal which is literally that, hotels and nothing much more.

  • Stayed November 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Madeira
Address: Rua Ivens 21, Funchal, Madeira 9000-046, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Funchal
#10 Business Hotel in Funchal
#25 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#26 Family Hotel in Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Madeira 3*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Madeira is a 3 star Hotel very well known by its personalized service and quality. Here you'll find everything you need for relaxing and unforgettable holidays: comfortable equipped rooms with all contemporary ways of connection (telephone with a direct line to the exterior, Wi-Fi Internet access) and recreation zones (open swimming pool on the top floor with a panoramic view of Funchal city, Sundeck, Coffee Bar, Snooker table). ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Madeira Hotel Funchal
Hotel Madeira Funchal

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