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Quinta Da Penha De Franca

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Rua Imperatriz Dona Amelia 85 87, Funchal, Madeira 9000-018 Portugal
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#4 of 41 B&Bs / Inns in Funchal
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The Hotel Quinta da Penha de França is situated in the best area of Funchal, with access tp the sea, 76 rooms , beautiful gardens, restaurants and bars. We wish you a very pleasant stay in one of the most traditional Madeira houses. Come visit us....
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Free parking
Free internet
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Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Taxi service
Concierge
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
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Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
German, Portuguese
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xrayvision wrote a review Jul 2020
Yorkton, Canada168 contributions51 helpful votes
Stafff were friendly, location is quiet as there is no street noise where hotel is set. Room was fabulous, bed and pillows comfy, nice large balcony, wifi worked well, even at pool by the ocean. Even had a corkscrew to open wine in the room. If you are in the second building though, and don’t want to use that pool, but prefer to use the large heated pool by the ocean, it’s kind of a pain to get to as you have to leave building then walk down a steep road to get to pool. And when you return, you have to all the way around to the front, as the side door will be locked. A simple solution would be to allow card access at this pool. Pool area very large with lots of lounges. Food there decent. Included breakfast buffet was good. Even had bacon and eggs
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Date of stay: July 2020
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dozadavey wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom92 contributions59 helpful votes
I was quite shocked at the reviews saying how great this hotel is ? it is one of the worse I have ever stayed at. The staff are not very friendly and often made you feel like you were disturbing them. The rooms are very basic and the bathroom is antiquated (see pics). The whole hotel needs refurbishment I honestly wonder if they are waiting for a takeover from another company. Carpets are threadbare and all the furniture is very old and needs replacing. The beds are very hard and the pillows are dreadful. The breakfast is very uninspiring and the tables are not laid with cutlery etc it is very do it yourself, which considering a lot of their clientele are very elderly, this did surprise me. I saw some guests struggling to get their breakfast, tea, coffee, cutlery etc. My husband and I helped some the guests, while the staff just ignored them. The ground floor sea view rooms are very disappointing, as there is a brick wall which obscures most of the view. This could easily be resolved with a glass balcony. I would suggest to anyone staying at this hotel to request a room above ground floor if you wish for a view. The pool was nice and very clean; however, it was too cold to use. The sunbeds again are very dated and all need to be replaced. Balcony furniture is very basic, white plastic and really needs replacing. The mini fridge in the room is a good size and the prices of drink are not too expensive, however the charge for tea and coffee in the room is ridiculous so we never used this. We never ate at the restaurant, as there are many fabulous places to eat in Funchal, so I can’t comment of the food but the menu did not really excite me. We also never drank in the bar as the one in the hotel where we stayed, shut at 6pm. We tried the bar at the other hotel but no one was there and it looked shut, but again Funchal has lovely bars too. I would say that Funchal is a lovely city and the Madeirans are so friendly. We had a great holiday in spite of if this hotel (we stayed out most of the time and only used it to sleep in) Also the building works next door are very noisy, they started at 8am and this went on all day, so again it was better to go out. I will return to Madeira but I would not return to this hotel and I would not recommend it.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Hazel S wrote a review Feb 2020
Perth, United Kingdom2 contributions
Hubby & I have been 5 times & seen much of the island Such diversity wether you are going sightseeing or hillwalking or just enjoy walking, there are things to suit everyone The food is amazing & the markets are great
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Paul W wrote a review Feb 2020
Phuket, Thailand7 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent hotel. Kindly staff. Good WiFi ( unlike other reviews) and comprehensive breakfast. Nice to have use of pools at both adjacent hotels. Take elevator down to lower hotel and level walk into main Funchal - good to avoid at least some of the hills!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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DAVE ALEXANDER wrote a review Feb 2020
17 contributions3 helpful votes
Just returned from a wonderful stay here.Came also last year at this time.High quality,great value hotel in an ideal location for exploring Funchal.Very good restaurant with caring and attentive staff,especially Marissa.The jazz band on Saturday night were outstanding here and even played my request,the girl from Ipanema!!.Try to book a table near the band on the Saturday. The hotel has two pools with the sea one recently refurbished from last year.Serious swimmers take note,this new pool next to the sea has been visited by the dreaded health and safety boys and Imposed a ridiculously shallow depth in which to swim!! We preferred the top garden one which is deeper. If staying on a Sunday,try to visit the church next door which has a superb English mass which is packed out with ex-pats.Get there early for a seat!!We were put up in the gods pardon the expression!!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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$63 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
quinta da penha de franca hotel funchal, quinta penha franca, quinta da penha franca
LOCATION
PortugalMadeira IslandsMadeiraFunchal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
109
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Frequently Asked Questions about Quinta Da Penha De Franca
Which popular attractions are close to Quinta Da Penha De Franca?
Nearby attractions include Parque de Santa Catarina (0.2 miles), CR7 Museum (0.3 miles), and Quinta Vigia (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Quinta Da Penha De Franca?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Quinta Da Penha De Franca?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Quinta Da Penha De Franca?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Quinta Da Penha De Franca?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Quinta Da Penha De Franca?
Conveniently located restaurants include Habemus Vinium! Wine Bar, Grocery & Soul, Paixao Do Vinho, and Casal Da Penha.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Quinta Da Penha De Franca?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Quinta Da Penha De Franca have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Quinta Da Penha De Franca offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Quinta Da Penha De Franca?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Quinta Da Penha De Franca?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Quinta Da Penha De Franca?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including German and Portuguese.