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Casa Velha do Palheiro

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very comfortables and elegant Relais hotel in extremely quiet location with excellent Restaurante! Ideal for a relaxing stay in a beautiful setting of a wonderful splendor garden. The luxury rooms are generously sized, with great amenities. The restaurant's menu is especially recommended with an excellent wine list and very friendly staff. Free taxi to Funchal and pickup back to the... More 

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Good afternoon ,thank you for your visit and taking the time to review us. Private, quiet, exclusive and a home away from home. A little country retreat. We hope that it was not your last visit. There is plenty more to discover and do within the Palheiro Estate and Madeira. Our chef keeps getting better and creating new , wonderful... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic food in the mainrestaurant , the spa was great the sourroundings very nice. But for me this is not a 5 star hotel R&C hotel I have higher expectations when it comes to the standard of the rooms and service. However this property is very charming. I might go back some time.. Fantastic value for money

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Thank Magnus B
Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Greetings from Madeira and the Casa Velha do Palheiro. Thank you for your visit and your feedback. Tastes vary, thank goodness. We do have a variety of categories in the hotel ( from standard to suites). Many rooms are in the process of being refurbished. Value for money it is indeed. Thank you. The history in the Casa Velha: however,... More 

Timisoara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all: big aplause for Louis and Catia (good job). I'll not write about positive things as readers can find easily this. If you do not like heated rooms during summer holiday please check thoroughly weather report, because you will endure the best experience in thermal adaptation. If you look for tea/coffee/slippers or other little funny things inside a... More 

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Greetings from Madeira! Thank you for your visit and your comment. Customer feedback is always very helpfull. Yes, our spa is open daily between 10:00-19:00. The outdoor pool is open longer. With the beautiful weather, most guests where outside. The temperatures , regarding the air-con, have not been this high since 1976!!! Otherwise, opening a window and letting the fresh... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are after somewhere that is relaxing, calming, with friendly staff, wonderful food and lovely walks through sub tropical gardens and ocean views, this is the place. Being on my own, I felt completely at home, in the most beautiful surroundings of a bygone age. This is a place that heals the soul.

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Good morning and thank you for your visit and your wondeful review. It is wonderful to read that you not only enjoyed your stay, but embraced what the Casa Velha / Palheiro Estate represents and wishes to transmit. There is something here for everyone. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back to the Casa Velha and Madeira. Wishing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What we liked: - location is high up in hills above Fuchal so very quiet and peaceful, with stunning views over town and marina from golf course, with added bonus of being right next to the lovely Palheiro gardens with (free) access for a late evening stroll after dinner - property is small(ish) and traditional and all the better for... More 

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Good morning and thank you for your visit and your valuable feedback. Due to the location of the Casa Velha, it is a little cooler and very pleasant in the summer months. Not stifeling as in many city hotels. Opening a window and letting the fresh air in does wonders. The candles on the table, I agree with you. Candles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved everything ..casa velha was just perfect from the staff who were friendly helpful professional and pleasant to The grounds are just beautiful and peaceful. You just relax as soon as you enter it feels so homely.. The photos of the whole place don't do it justice. The room we had was a double looking over the gardens as you... More 

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Greetings from Madeira & the Casa Velha. Thank you for your visit and taking the time to review us. Peace and quiet and yet plenty to do! It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the trails. The Palheiro Estate offers over 22 km of walking and running trails. Yes, the gym is small. We shall look into your comment.... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just spent the most relaxing week ever at this lovely old hotel. We're fortunate enough to be able to manage a few breaks every year, and had decided that for this particular week, we'd like to do nothing but chill. Without doubt, this hotel and its facilities fit the bill perfectly. Some may find the place a little dated,... More 

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Good afternoon and greetings from Madeira & the Casa Velha. Thank you very much for your visit and taking the time to review us with a very lengthy review. As you correctly stated, the history speaks for itself. Old English charm and yes, the history is there. Casa Velha in Portuguese means the old house. Having said this, we are... More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Overall, a lovely hotel and glorious location. However, did feel our room was poorly located as a 'superior room'. Also, providing only one bottle of complimentary water seemed a little penny pinching. The food was, at all times of the day, was a big plus - we had booked on b&b but we're happy to eat most nights at the... More 

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Greetings from beautiful Madeira! Thank you very much for your visit and taking the time to review us. As a hat lover, I understand your situation. I still have my hair: however, I do have bad hair days! We are sweeping through the hotel one more time to see whether the Panama hat can be found! Will keep you informed.... More 

Warwick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This small, quiet and elegant hotel, surrounded by gorgeous gardens, is just perfect for a relaxing break in the Madeiran sunshine. Breakfast was lovely, lots of choice and all of it delicious. We didn't have an evening meal at the hotel as this was rather expensive but it was only a short stroll to the golf clubhouse where the food... More 

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Olá from Madeira! Thank you for your visit and your review. Summer at it´s best. The Palheiro Estate offers a dining selection. In fact, we have a dine around ( €99.00) which includes the evening beverages. It included the Casa Velha, the clubhouse, afternoon tea in either the Casa Velha or the Clubhouse ( ours is great too, not just... More 

Wrexham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Wow what a lovely hotel with lovely friendly staff ( and I'm fussy) hotel small & classy great for couple and small golf parties . Correct what others say food is a la cart I order chunky chips you won't be disappointed . Golf course was so quite we stopped at half way house ,bottom of our garden of hotel... More 

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Greetings from still sunny, warm 27ºc, blue skies Madeira! Thank you for your visit and finding the time to review us. Your feedback is very important to us and future travellers. Yes, the summer is great for golfing and the course is NOT busy. Infact , it almost seems private. The half-way house is a great place to stop ,... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Velha do Palheiro is a graceful 5 star Madeira country house hotel with 37 luxurious rooms.The hotel is situated next to the famous Palheiro Gardens, originally created over 200 years ago. Hotel facilities include: Championship golf course, full spa facilities including indoor and outdoor heated pools as well as a variety of treatments, fishing boat for whale and dolphin watching and big game fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Velha do Palheiro

Address: Rua da Estalagem 23 | Palheiro Golf Sao Goncalo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-415, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $159 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Casa Velha do Palheiro 5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Casa Velha Do Palheiro Hotel Funchal
Casa Velha Do Palheiro Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#10 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#17 Family Hotel in Funchal
#17 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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