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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 #38 of 90 Hotels in Funchal
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Madeira Islands, Portugal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend visited the hotel for one night with bed and breakfast basis. The room is very modern but at the same time small. The bedroom and bathroom is divided by glass door so it is transparent. I wouldn´t recommend for family or friends that are traveling together. The hotel provides toiletries and hair dryer which is very... More 

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Burnley, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only booked one nights b&b but on arrival we were upgraded to a self catering apartment with a compact kitchenette and basic appliances. The bedroom area was separate and was nice and spacious with a lovely big bed. The bathroom was a beautifully fitted wet room and we were very impressed by how stylish everything was. Breakfast was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I have spent one week in september and I must confess that I was pleased with the services provided by the members of the staff : twin sisters (Sarah and Sandra) at the reception desk and especially Nelson in the restaurant. O.K. - the room is pretty small for this standard but everything else is just about right - after... More 

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Hampshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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
39 helpful votes 39 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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 16
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