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Casa Velha do Palheiro

#17 of 88 Hotels in Funchal
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Rua da Estalagem 23 | Palheiro Golf Sao Goncalo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-415, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What an absolutely lovely hotel which is made even more exceptional by the fantastic staff who were all so helpful and wanted to make our stay as good as it could possibly be. The only downsides were the chilly outdoor pool which no one seemed to be using and the mattresses which were rather hard. The Palheiro gardens are just... More 

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I have just returned from our holiday on the beautiful island of Madeira. We stayed at the Quinta Casa Velha do Palheiro, literally the "Old House" on the Palheiro Estate. Located 1,500 feet (approx. 600 metres) above sea level it is a magical place, occasionally hidden in the clouds. The Casa Velha is a traditional manor house... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Casa Velha do Palheiro is a very special hotel. Not only located in an exceptional region, but also with a charming country-house character. The Hotel is calm, familiar and impressive. You can start the day with a wonderful breakfast at the terrace and have your afternoon-tea with scones in the library, sunk in a book. The restaurant-manager Luis will... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I returned to this hotel, having first visited last year. If anything we found it even better. The hotel, restaurant and staff are all excellent. The facilities (pools, spa area, tabletennis, tennis, badminton, croquet) are all kept in good, clean condition. The hotel's golf course, a short walk from the hotel, is very good, although you need... More 

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Beveren
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The 'Casa Velho do Palheiro', which is part of the Blandy estate, is in fact an old manor with lots of charm and a fantastic panorama overlooking Funchal. Hotel guests have free access to the beautiful Palheiro Gardens. At present some of the rooms are being renovated. The service at Casa Velha is fantastic : from the moment you arrive... More 

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thank you for our 10 out of 10 score!! We will pass on your fantastic comments to our team who will all be delighted that your stay was such a success. Our chefs will be very happy with your comments and who knows as two of our chefs have gone on to get Michelin stars! Looking forward to welcoming you... More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Lovely venue overlooking Funchal with an 'old colonial' feel.Old world charm but with modern facilities,personal service and lovely gardens to wander round.We have returned many times. The hotel and grounds are very tranquil yet within a few minutes drive of Funchal.There is golf for those that want it.Staff are very friendly and helpful.Food is excellent and afternoon tea on the... More 

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thanks for your excellent review and feedback. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Jonathan More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

this hotel is wonderfully situated for a keen, but very fit, golfer. I say very fit because the shuttle to and from the golf course does not run on demand and the walk to and from there is tough, particularly after a strenuous round of golf. It would be great if the hotel based some buggies at the hotel..... Our... More 

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and comments. We have noted your comments. Delighted that you enjoyed the golf course and the Spa. We hope to welcome you back. More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

For our honey moon, the place was absolutely perfect, amazing place with splendid old gardens, a golf with a stunning view and a panoramic terrasse, and new spa with all you can dream about and mostly top level treatments. An hotel with an exceptional welcoming team and high standards services in this calm and beautiful old place. Our room was... More 

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you chose Casa Velha for your honeymoon and that you both relaxed in our spa and still found time to enjoy all the other facilities the resort has to offer. All the team at Casa Velha wish you great happiness. “Absolute dream” 5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Our second visit to this beautiful Relais et Chateau 5* hotel, a renovated old manor house, (with additional rooms in a separate, more modern, building) set in beautiful gardens and with an adjacent golf course, in the hills overlooking Funchal (needing a car to get to and from, or use of the hotel shuttle bus or public service bus in... More 

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

thanks for your superb feedback and for returning to our hotel. I will pass your comments on to our team and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Cheers. More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

My first two visits to Casa Velha in 2014 were solo and I loved it so much I went back in June for my birthday and November, joined by my uncle. I wanted to write a review straight away but I had written one so recently, Trip Advisor wouldn't let me! I have just booked my fifth visit in June... More 

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Dear Julia, What a pleasure to read these comments and thank you for recommending Casa Velha to your uncle. We look forward to welcoming you in June. More 

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