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Quinta Mirabela
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Caminho do Monte 105-107, Funchal, Madeira 9050-288, Portugal   |  
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Ranked #21 of 91 hotels in Funchal
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Just got back from a fabulous five nights at this hotel. It was lovely from start to finish. Having been fleeced at the airport by the hire car company, and a scary close encounter with a tobagon on the way to the hotel. We walked into the calm tranquillity of the hotel reception to be meeted with a warm welcome and glass of fizz.
The rooms are a tiny bit on the small side but the views just take your breath away. All of the rooms have an incredible sea view which takes on the whole pf funchal.
The spa facilities are great. We had a great massage which made a fab end to the trip and helped ease the aching limbs from walking doqn the hill into town.
The afternoon tea was another high point and excellent value with again a fab back drop.
Breakfast was generous and of a high quality with lovely omelettes.
A lovely property in an amazing location.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We spent a week at the Mirabella WOW !
Not a single complaint
It was just perfect
Fab breakfast beautiful table linen and bed linen
Jacuzzi and spa including sauna and Turkish bath spot on
Free wifi in bar and reception
Handy bus to town and great poncho on crossroads at bottom of hill where the sledges stop

Room Tip: All rooms face the sea but not all have balconies
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This hotel is approx. halfway up a steep hill towards Monte and is definitely not for the faint-hearted tourist who enjoys ambling around, people-watching. You need a hire car, good street map, or plenty of money for taxi trips.

The hotel is modern, clean, quirky (you walk through a mirror to get to some of the bedrooms!) and very well staffed. Restaurant is excellent, atmosphere relaxed yet smart, and the staff are keen to please. Bedroom was a good size and looked out over the swimming pool (not in use in Feb!)

Beware the temperamental card machine on checking out - we were charged twice for our 2 night stay, necessitating a special visit up there and several emails to get the refund. Could be because of the poor wifi connections.

Room Tip: All rooms look out over the city far below.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Roskilde, Denmark
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We stayed for five nights and was awarded super service from all staff. After the initial disapointment of how small the room are we enjoyed our stay. Due to the step hill all around funchal the hotel can be a little isoltaed. But eh hotel bus - for free - helps a lot. When there are free wifi all over - as there soon will be according to the manager - it's truely a five star hotel.

Room Tip: All rooms are quite tiny
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Madeira, Portugal
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8 hotel reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Confortable, breathtaking view, modern, design, excelent service, are the most words you will use to discribe your staying.
The balcony is an amazing view to Funchal bay, it pays up to spend it just to admire it... Fully recommend it for a summer day, to surprise your lover, for Madeira new year eve fireworks show, or just to relax and use the spa facilities. Top design decor hotel.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Erfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Perfect hotel for relaxing and if you have a rental car. Not in city center, therefor you have an awesome view over Funchal! Really nice service, high standard, restaurant really good! Had a great room with direct access to the terrace. Really enjoyed sunsets at the terrace! For relaxing holidays completly recommendable! Director Paulo is really close to his guests and tries to create your holiday perfect! No restaurants in walking distance, but tropical garden only 500 m. Hotel is located directly at the sledge ride street, but you do not hear them...Good choice anyway!

Room Tip: Superior rooms with direct access to terrace - awesome
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

My wife and I have just returned from Madeira, and have had the distinct pleasure of staying at this brilliant small,but perfectly formed Quinta... Absolutely nothing was too much trouble, and all assistance delivered with precise and eager attention to detail. Indeed it is this attention to detail which, for me, sets the hotel apart from its competition..... Having visited a few of the concrete monsters in Funchal, if you can manage to avoid being hounded by individuals trying to sell you some concept,loosely disguised as Timeshare, they have absolutely no soul or individuality, and I cannot believe that these huge ' Resorts' are the future of Funchal........ Surely fabulous small establishments who offer individual value and superior quality are the real future for this island..... Well done to the Mirabela. ! Just keep on doing what you are doing......!

Room Tip: Pay the small supplement for a superior room with balcony...
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Quinta Mirabela

Address: Caminho do Monte 105-107, Funchal, Madeira 9050-288, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Best Value Hotel in Funchal
#20 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#20 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Quinta Mirabela 5*
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Also Known As:
Quinta Mirabela Funchal
Quinta Mirabela Hotel Funchal
Quinta Mirabela Madeira/Funchal

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