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Casa Velha do Palheiro

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua da Estalagem 23 | Palheiro Golf Sao Goncalo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-415, Portugal
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Ranked #12 of 91 hotels in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
golferGill Chislehurst, United Kingdom
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Chislehurst, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just come back from 10 days at Casa Velha with my husband - our third trip in four years. Once again we had a wonderful time playing golf and relaxing afterwards in the spa (an excellent golfers massage) and beautiful gardens. It didn't seem possible but the food was even better than in previous years and the service... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This splendid countryhouse hotel is located in the middle of lavish gardens with exotic plants and adjacent to a 18-hole golf course. Unlike to the rather noisy resorts hotels in Funchal you wake up in Casa Velha do Palheiro and you listen to birds singing, followed by a rich breakfast which we took every day open air. My wife an... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had just returned from a wonderful holiday at the Casa Velha do Palheiro. The hotel itself is a beautiful building set in idyllic grounds. Rooms are excellent, traditionally furnished and of high quality. Service is first rate but what marks out this hotel is the cuisine which I would rate as being up to the quality... More

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Porto, Portugal
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent the day at the Casa Velha Spa, and it was lovely. My partner and I really enjoyed it. An extremely relaxing ambience with beautiful surroundings. We loved the “Jacuzzi indoor pool chairs”, very cool, never seen those before! :D We did the Pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna+Turkish bath, and were offered complimentary tea! We will certainly be back as soon... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Such a beautiful setting, luxurious accommodation and ever friendly staff. And the garden is just paradise with so many interesting and unique flowers and wonderful huge ancient trees. Highly recommend Casa Velha!

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

Thanks Sofia, If only the trees could talk, just think of the stories they could tell! More

funchal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The place is an excellent 5 star stay in Madeira. The casa is beautiful with very interesting history, there is actually a museum downstairs. The garden, architecture and interior are done with very good taste respecting the history, you can't really separate the new buildings from the old ones at a glance. I especially enjoyed sitting outside in the garden... More

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

Thanks for your excellent review. More

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107 reviews 107 reviews
20 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

As you approach the hotel along the driveway lined with blue agapanthus, you feel you are entering a special place. Far below we could see Funchal, a cruise ship pulling into port: beside us, the picturesque and challenging Palheiro golf course spread out and down the hillside in a series of terraces bordered by lofty pine and cedar trees with... More

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

Wow! This was without doubt one of the most detailed reviews we have received! This is especially rewarding as you are obviously extremely well travelled and understand the service industry very well. Thank you again for taking the time to write this and we look forward to welcoming you again to Casa Velha. More

Hamburg, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I chose this hotel based on other reviews on Trip Advisor and found that it met or exceeded my expectations. I'm not a golfer; I chose the location because I was looking for a quiet spot to get some rest, but one that wasn’t too far from Funchal. In this respect the hotel is ideally placed, even though one has... More

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

Thanks for your review and the Casa Velha team is delighted that your experience at Casa Velha exceeded your (high!) expectations. We hope to see you again in the near future. Jonathan More

Woking, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've just come back from my second visit to Casa Velha in three months. I enjoyed my five night stay in February so much that I booked a second stay the minute I got home. I cannot recommend Casa Velha highly enough. The service is wonderful (a great balance of formality and friendliness); the hotel and its surroundings are beautiful;... More

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

Dear Stacey, Thanks so much for again sharing your experiences at Casa Velha. See you again in the Autumn! Jonathan More

Frankfurt
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed at Casa Velha do Palheiro in August 2013, it was our honeymoon. We had a perfect stay. The Hotel is a very lovely and quiet place, the people working there are very kind, always very good service. Breakfast was amazing and very delicious, especially the homemade cakes. Palheiro Gardens are very beautiful. We had a fruit bowl on... More

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We are delighted that you chose Casa Velha for your honeymoon and that the experience was all positive. Wishing you both well in your new life. Jonathan and the Casa Velha team. More

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Address: Rua da Estalagem 23 | Palheiro Golf Sao Goncalo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-415, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Casa Velha do Palheiro 5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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#11 Luxury Hotel in Funchal #12 Family Hotel in Funchal #15 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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Casa Velha do Palheiro is a graceful 5 star Madeira country house hotel with 37 luxurious rooms.The hotel is situated next to the famous Palheiro Gardens, originally created over 200 years ago. Hotel facilities include: Championship golf course, full spa facilities including indoor and outdoor heated pools as well as a variety of treatments, fishing boat for whale and dolphin watching and big game fishing. ... more   less 
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