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Quinta Das Vistas Palace Gardens

Caminho de Santo Antonio 52, Funchal, Madeira 9000187, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tonteg, Pontypridd
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really difficult hotel to review for me. We had a fabulous holiday, but several things could have made it even better, 4 of which should be standard in a 5 star hotel. Where to start; The hotel is situated up a steep hill, approx. 30 minutes walk from any restaurants, shops etc, it is nestled amongst a... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The rooms are not flashy but are very comfortable, we slept well and enjoyed the balcony. The breakfast was slightly different each day with lots of tasty choices. We had two evening meals in the restaurant and they were good. The staff were very friendly and efficient. We spent each afternoon after walking at... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Our first visit to Madeira and we split our stay between this hotel and Reid's, booked through BA holidays who rate both locations as 5*. Reids fits the 5* rating but this hotel is at very best 4*. No porter or help available to carry bags up flight of steps to reception. The lady receptionist kindly carried the bags down... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

have just arrived back from 2 weeks at this hotel, on a b&b deal. however we did eat at the hotel on several occasions and found the food excellent backed up by very gracious and friendly staff. while preferring to eat at the many high standard restaurants in the old town area, the position off the hotel means a frequent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

we stayed between the 5-9th march,I have scored this hotel low as this is not a 5 star hotel but would say that it is more of a good 3 to borderline 4 star the view was stunning,looking down to funchal and although we walked down you would need to get a taxi back as the incline is so steep.I... More 

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Dorchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The staff were always friendly and helpfull. The rooms were excellent and kept very clean by excellent service. We paid the extra for a panoramic view and that is exactly what we got, from an excellent private balcony. The eat as much as you want buffet breakfast was very good. A huge sellection of both hot and cold foods. Plenty... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We have just spent a lovely week at this hotel. We rang the travel agent on the tuesday asking him for somewhere warmer than here, he suggested this and we went 4 days later. We said we were looking for a boutique hotel and were a bit worried before arriving that it might be a bit big at 71 rooms... More 

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The Quinta Das Vistas Palace Gardens in Funchal is quite simply the worst hotel we have ever stayed in. It is NOT as described in its literature, nor in the review on Sovereign Luxury Holidays brochure. It is graded as a 5* Gold Standard hotel, that is an absolute joke! Nothing could be further from the truth. When we arrived... More 

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Warsaw
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This elegant hotel is located on the hill overlooking Funchal and the harbour. The view from the restaurant terrace and some of the rooms is beautiful at every time of day. Our standard room was comfortable and very clean. The service left nothing to be desired. The staff were very polite and professional. The breakfast buffet was good and you... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My husband and I spent there one week. This hotel is the colonial-style and has very beautiful views of the ocean and whole Funchal. It has two pools-inside and outside. In December it was too cold to use outside pool. Our room was big, clean and comfortable. The staff was pleasant. In the hotel they have free shuttle bus to... More 

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