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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was all I hoped for, and more. Have visited Reid's on 3 occasions over past 30yrs, however this is the first time we have stayed, and it definitely did not disappoint, service & staff were first class and all delivered with a smile. Breakfast was plentyfull, hot & cold, lunch & drinks expensive, ( although is something you do expect...

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Normally a choice of holiday destination is dictated by the place one wants to vist, with choice of hotel the secondary consideration. But in this instance it was the hotel, Reid's, that figured on our wishlist. Fortunately Madeira too is lovely! This is the grande dame of Funchal hotels. Approached for the first time from the road it looks unprepossessing...

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Newcastle upon Tyne
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our visits to Madeira would not be complete without a return to this old, reliable favorite which always lives up to high expectations. Preceded by a walk in the gardens, lovely despite still being February, the staff are welcoming, friendly and solicitous ensuring that everything is just so albeit with no extravagant accompanying gestures. The selection of teas is bewildering...

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Solihull
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Madeira and we wanted to try Reids because of its reputation and tradition, all of which is truly warranted. The service is simply second to none and the interior of the hotel, including everything in our room, was provided to the highest standard. It sits on a magnificent location, overlooking the town and the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very luxurious hotel, with delicious food for every meal, sumptuous breakfast buffets, lunch by the pool and dinner chez Cipriani or Michelin William's restaurant. Also of course the famous tea time. Local restaurants outside also in walkable distance offering good range of local food too! Lovely room (608) overlooking the sea. Sadly poor weather prevented our enjoying...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Traditional but not old fashion. The Reid's is an Hotel full of life and charme. The Cocktail bar is just BEAUTIFUL with a superb view over the Funchal bay. Good service with exception of the concierge which is not "de luxe" Style.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were lucky to have excellent weather, sunny almost every day and hardly a cloud in the sky. The staff were very attentive and our room was a deluxe and was excellent. We were lucky to arrive just before eight weeks of building work and alterations started to change the entrance and reception areas and various other works in the...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked last minute for this Jet2 5* break and we're not disappointed. The hotel is truly highest end and nothing was too much trouble. The vistas and gardens provide a magnificent backdrop and all facilities are first class. There are only two downsides. Firstly luxury like this does not come cheap. The Michelin star restaurant will set you back...

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Guildford
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying a couple of hotels away, and decided to pop into Reids for a drink. We started chatting to the concierge who had been there for 32 years, and he kindly took us around the hotel so that we could check out the Michelin Star restaurant (only open a few days out of the week, so we couldn't...

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Prestatyn, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat on the sun terrace, with a lovely table overlooking the sea. The afternoon tea was indeed very nice, freshly prepared sandwiches with a variety of fillings. Scones (or scones, if more required), with the obligatory jams, butter and cream. Lots of choices of tea blends to choose from, I tried China Gunpowder which I liked, but I also had...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on cliff tops overlooking the Bay of Funchal and the Atlantic Ocean, this legendary hotel has, for over a century, been a standard-bearer for excellence. The hotel is located on 10 acres of subtropical gardens, boasts enviable access to the sea and is within walking distance of Funchal's shops, restaurants and night-life. With its reputation for excellence and discreet service, Belmond Reid's Palace is the ideal place at which to relax and be pampered. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belmond Reid's Palace

Address: Estrada Monumental 139, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $305 - $459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Reid's Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 163
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Also Known As:
Reid`s Palace By Orient-Express Hotel Funchal
Reids Palace Funchal
Reids Palace Hotel Funchal
Belmond Reid's Palace Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Funchal
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Funchal
#3 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#5 Family Hotel in Funchal
#5 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#5 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
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“Full or side sea view a must!”
 of 5 bubbles Margaretdee, yesterday | Read review
“We had room facing the sea with balcony which was spectacular, but no sun after 12 noon in February- good for morning sun!”
 of 5 bubbles VBorwick, 5 days ago | Read review
“Most rooms on sea side have good views”
 of 5 bubbles Billyboy75, 1 week ago | Read review
“Book for a long weekend”
 of 5 bubbles VirginiaGuildford, 1 week ago | Read review
“Most rooms have a balcony with sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles 682jillw, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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