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Hotel Encumeada

Feiteiras, Serra d' Agua, Ribeira Brava, Madeira 9350-000, Portugal (Formerly Estalagem Encumeada)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Nothing wrong with this hotel at all. Ok, it's in the middle of an overhaul. The roof refurb is nearly done. The rooms are good sized, clean and with great views. Some better than others of course. Depends whether you are at back or front. You go there to sleep, eat and have a few drinks after a tiring day... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

What this hotel lacks in up to date mod cons it more than exceeds in location! Stayed here half board as we hired a car to go sight seeing each day. Breakfast and dinner fine.variety could be alittle better, but all food was tasty enough. Rooms perfectly clean and respectable. Could do with a little modernization - but what do... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The hotel is located in a beautiful scenery. There are plenty opportunities for walking higher up in the hills. The rooms are a bit small, but the hotel is busy renovating most rooms. The buffet was quite good. Staff was friendly and helpful. Wifi reasonably fast and free.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Stunning mountain views; friendly staff; good bufeft ( half board late deal) Breakfast hot and cold, with local fruit- pinhas, banans, apples oranges. Dinner- buffet 4 nights, a la carte once.Good food with soup/salad, several meat or fish dishes and desserts- creme caramel, a chocolate mousse;fresh fruit; cake and a passionfruit jelly.Rooms clean and comfortable- radiator and a halogen heater.Cool... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My eighth time at this superb place over about 5 years! Located at about 900+ metres, totally isolated, just you and the amazing mountains! Don't go if you need nightclubs, coffee shops (though they do a good coffee!) or shopping trips, this place's charm is the stunning scenery! The hotel has come under criticism for being tired, dated and a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We stayed here in February, not the warmest or driest of months, so we were disappointed that hotel didn't think it necessary to put on heating or hot water in rooms when there were only few guests. The bedrooms are fine with firm mattresses. Luckily a heater is supplied in the room. We like a couple of pillows and these... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I was taken to the Encumeada Pass , and we stopped at the hotel for lunch . The views are breathtaking , the scenery amazing , and the choices for eating many and varied . As it was lunch we opted for the steak sandwich and wine . Both were excellent and extremely reasonably . the bill for two large... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a great week here. With a hired car, a great variety of superb walks can be made, even with the E110 closed at Encumeada pass. Food was delicious and in very generous portions. My wife doesn't eat meat, but had no problems with several fish or egg dishes to choose from. Staff were very helpful... More 

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Sandhurst, England, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I attended a wedding anniversary function at this hotel. The food was very good and the staff were very efficient. I cannot comment on the rooms and the rest of the hotel, as I did not stay in the hotel.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Fantastic location, the staff are very helpful and patient. Was here for a wedding reception and it was all fantastic. The rooms are a good size and the views from the balcony were simply amazing. The beds were very comfortable and clean. The hotel is located in the mountains and so wildlife is to be expected but given the wonderful... More 

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