This swish modern hotel certainly delivers in terms of facilities - pool, spa, gym. And if you are prepared to lay out a bit extra on a "superior ocean view" room, you certainly get a spectacular view of the Atlantic from a sun terrace, complete with two loungers, that's almost as long as the bedroom itself. At breakfast, there is an excellent help yourself buffet, with a chef on hand to provide fresh omelettes.
The staff on reception are very pleasant and helpful, particularly. Over things like booking tours.
True, the hotel is about 3 kilometres from the centre of Funchal, but the local bus service into town is fairly frequent and good value, particularly if one buys the prepaid giro tickets that give unlimited travel on the municipal buses for a set period of days. In any case, a good variety of restaurants, cafés and bars is close by the hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Melia Madeira is a modern and elegant five-star hotel with a contemporary design that will enhance the availability of quality accommodation options for both business and leisure travelers to Madeira Island. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and boasting magnificent sea views, the hotel is conveniently located a few meters of the sea, in close proximity to the small pebble beach, Gorgulho and offers direct access to the Oceanside promenade. The Resort offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, an indoor and outdoor pool and a spa. Elegantly-furnished rooms offer a balcony and cable TV. Some rooms of Meliã Madeira Mare include scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean from the balcony. Many of the hotel’s rooms also have a sitting area.Guests can relax in the jacuzzi and sauna at Meliã Madeira Mare’s spa. Massage treatments and a steam bath are also offered.Free parking is available. Madeira International Airport is a 25-minute drive away. Meliã Madeira Mare is a 5-minute walk from the center of the city.Meliã Madeira Mare’s restaurant serves a breakfast buffet and themed buffets for dinner. A la Carte menu is also available. The hotel’s pool bar provides refreshing beverages and light snacks for lunch. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Melia Madeira Mare Resort And Spa
- Melia Madeira Mare Hotel Funchal
- Sol Melia Funchal
- Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa Funchal