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Funchal Design Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua da Alegria, 2-2/A, Funchal, Madeira 9000-040, Portugal
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Ranked #29 of 91 Hotels in Funchal
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hampshire, England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have just returned from a week in Madeira where we stayed at this hotel. Have to say could find little to fault. Modern and stylist, very much a boutique hotel if that appeals to you. We had a top floor room which was smart, clean, well equipped and of a good size. Service was excellent, with... More

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Garforth, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights for our honeymoon. Small but clean room, lovely bathroom. We were on the top floor, which had great views out over the old part of Funchal. Brilliant location for the marina, the old part of Funchal and lots of restaurants. Hotel restaurant was nice too, reasonably priced. Staff could not have been more helpful or... More

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San Antonio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed three days in Madeira for a business trip. TAP Portugal airlines was providing their standard, surly, inferior service, so we arrived at 2:30AM in FNC. Hertz had already closed and we ended taking a taxi for Euro 50 to FNC. We woke up the night portier and he gave us a room. We had room 104 which was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Small city hotel, very close to centre of Funchal, where much black paint has been employed (they should change this - black decor is dated in any case, and gloom is not great), presumably to justify 'Design' in the hotel name. Room was fine but could have done with small fridge/mini-bar. Breakfast fine apart from terrible croissants. Wi-fi available only... More

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Sheringham, Norfolk, UK
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18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Stayed nearby but visited this great restaurant on 2 occasions. Very friendly staff, excellent meal particiularly the greta pizzas. Good wine and beautifully presented. Would consider styaing at the hotel on our next visit. very impressed.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Really enjoyed our 7 night stay in small and attractive Design Hotel Funchal - fine location west side of town but easy walking to all of Funchal's attractions - very modern funky interior design which worked very well - great value at fifty smackers per night inc breakfast - Philipe in the small bar/restaurant was friendly, charming, efficient and organised... More

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7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Other than the rectangular ground floor restaurant and room furnishings, right angles have been abandoned. From the angular lobby, through halls and our apartment, acute and obtuse angles defined the rooms. The black and white theme throughout and the wall-filling murals showing the bodies of dancers in action provided a delightfully unusual environment. I found myself visualizing unconventional custom furniture... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is amazing, stylish, conveniently located, cheap, friendly and ever so cool! Beautiful, simple, elegantly modern rooms adorned in black decoraction. We were treated at all times like royalty by the staff, especially Luis, who was fluent in English and extremely helpful, and never grumpy despite appearing to work 24/7! Breakfast was simple but brilliant, the best scrambled eggs... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We stayed at the Funchal Design Hotel for 4 nights. The location is amazing. We walked everywhere from the hotel. However, the service really disappointed us. Every question we asked the staff the answer was always: "I don't know". They could not tell us whether the hotel had a parking lot for our rental car. We ended up parking at... More

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19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Close to everything in Funchal, 1 block to shopping center 2 blocks to city center, 3 blocks to the port. Polite, english speaking staff. Very clean rooms with A/C and cable TV. Restaurant and bar. While the bedrooms were all white, the bathroom is black ceiling, walls and floor. Reception and entrance to rooms, elevator and stairs down also completely... More

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Address: Rua da Alegria, 2-2/A, Funchal, Madeira 9000-040, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Funchal Design Hotel 4*
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