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Carluke, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is now not near a 5* great location,not enough staff,we were in room 217 great view but our room never got cleaned until 3pm every day,the road from hotel down to Funchal is an adventure it takes about 35 min and the first 400M THERE IS NO PAVEMENT,if you have children then this hotel is not for you.good... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights this week. The hotel has death trap steps up to the reception, pensioners hang on to the hand rails or you'll never make it. There is an automatic revolving door into reception which you have to be very fleet of foot to get in and out as the bruise on my arm shows! The hotel... More 

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Aveiro, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In July we booked this hotel for a 4 night stay in mid-September. When we arrive, we were informed that the hotel was full and that there was no room for us that night, but that they would transfer us to another hotel from their "Charming Hotels" chain to spend that night and, on the next day, they would have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, it’s a question of perspective and what is an issue for you. This is a lovely property with a position to die for high on the slopes over Funchal with a commanding view over the town, the harbour and out to sea. All that is written before is pretty much the same, few staff, shower curtains too short and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This beautiful hotel used to be of a high standard, but now the quality has dropped alot!!! The food and service are not what it was a couple of years ago. The staff are overworked and badly paid. The food is sometimes uneatable due to it's poor quality

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We are the last day of a weeks holiday here. We got a excellent deal on Expedia. Hotel set in lovely gardens.. Room nice, excellent bed and good linen. Bathroom a little tired, shower just an attachment. Room cleaned daily but on a couch of occasions not until 4.00pm! Pool nice but sunbeds a little worn. Pool service good. Food... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

My friend and I stayed here recently and we got a great bargain so our expectations were not too high. However, this small hotel is very elegant and refined with a lovely indoor pool area and small outdoor pool as well as a spa area which is free. Its suitable for couples and friends but not so much for children... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

The hotel is elegant and very spacious. The location is perfect as it is only about 15 minutes away from the airport by a taxi. It is also quite near the beautiful town of Funchal. The hotel provides a free mini bus ride to Funchal (return) three times a day, everyday except on Sundays. You just need to book at... More 

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Salerno, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Surrounded by a beautiful garden, the hotel is located on a hill which dominates the city and the view from the terrace is amazing and relaxing! You may need a taxi to go to the city centre if you don't want to wait for the bus (however, taxis are cheap, around 7 euros for a single trip to the old... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We have returned many times to this hotel. (We have tried several others but this is really our favourite.) The hotel is quite small and very relaxing. It suits adults very well. The staff are all very helpful and it was lovely to see that Ana is still there in the restaurant - she was there on our first visit... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Official Category: 5 Stars HotelLocation: On the brow of a hill above the capital, Funchal With panoramic views of downtown, the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding mountains. Surrounded by 12.000 m² of mature centenary gardens 10 minutes by car or 20 minutes walk into the centre of town 25 minutes from the International Airport of MadeiraTransportation: Hotel courtesy bus service to Funchal - Marina Easily available taxis Bus stop to Funchal and other destinations to the west part of the island, about 3 minutes walking from the hotelParking Facilities: Free parking availableRooms at the Quinta das Vistas:63 Double Rooms (30m²) spread over three floors03 Junior Suites (45m²)04 Suites (50m²)01 Presidential Suite (80m²) on the top floor of the original house2 twin rooms specially equipped for guests with wheel chair Room Facilities: Private balcony with a superb views of the gardens, Funchal, the mountains or the Atlantic ocean Luxury wood and carpet floors Bathrooms with Portuguese marble and oak Bath with shower Separate area for toilet and bidet  Selection of bathroom amenities Air conditioning and heating individually controlled Double glazing Direct dial telephone Free Wireless in all rooms and public areas Electronic in-room safe free of charge Mini-bar Bathrobes Room slippers Internet access Sitting area with comfortable armchairs Dressing table with mirror Hair-dryer at the dressing table Cable TV with 30 Portuguese and international channels Wake-up and message system through the telephone system Non Smoking rooms available Family rooms available (2 main beds and 2 extra beds)Public Areas and Additional Facilities  Reception and lobby, Interior winter garden and a Formal lounge Cocktail Bar, veranda and terrace Panoramic gourmet restaurant, veranda and terrace Reserved area in the restaurant for non smokers Interior and exterior heated swimming pool Second exterior heated swimming pool Jacuzzi, Sauna, Turkish Bath, Relaxation Room with magnificent views, Sensations shower and Vichy bath, Foot Spa and panoramic Fitness room available free of charge Treatment rooms Magnificent tropical centenary gardens and green areas with paths surrounding the property, relaxation and rest areas e 9-holes mini golf Garden corners with different features  Vintage Rolls Royce available for special transfers Free reception of faxes and Sending service of faxes at Reception Laundry service with deliveries in 24 hours Organization of dry cleaning service (outside the hotel)  Breakfast in the room from 7:30 to 10:30  Room Service from 10:00 to 24:00The details that make the difference at Charming Hotels: The Resident Manager personally receives all arriving guests and will maintain a personal and regular contact with them to ensure their satisfaction and anticipate their requirements. All our guests are accompanied to their room on arrival  Gift on arrival of Madeira Wine & Madeira cake Free electronic room safe, bath robe and slippers  Free use of sauna, Turkish bath,, sensations shower, whirlpool, panoramic fitness room, and relaxation rooms and much more at Chandra Spa. Free use of the Health Centre & Fitness Room facilities Guests on Half Board may opt to eat at any of the Restaurants of Charming Hotels at no extra charge Vintage Rolls Royce available for VIP guests, anniversaries or birthdays A policy of addressing our guests by name A policy of special attention to all our guests needs  A policy of always being willing and able to help our guests A policy of making everything possibleRestaurants & Bars at Quinta das Vistas:Restaurant La Belle Terrasse:Situated in the centenary main house, it provides a wonderful colonial atmosphere with veranda and terrace.The gourmet menu offers creative dishes that combine local produce with exotic herbs and spices. The Executive Chef uses fresh herbs grown in the garden and only fresh produce that is carefully selected in the local farmers market.The dining room is decorated in keeping with the original architecture and colonial history of the house, reminiscent of the elegant romantic past of Madeira.The veranda and terrace are perfect for al fresco dining in the warm Madeira evenings.The service is a full a-la-carte complemented by the chef’s daily suggestions. Open for lunch and dinner.Albatroz Piano Bar:Situated in the main house the bar serves the winter garden, main lounge, veranda and terrace.Panoramic Pool Bar:Serves the pool area with drinks and original snacks. Open for light lunches. Relaxing atmosphere with cane chairs and wood sun umbrellas.The Royal Tea or Coffee, with freshly made scones and pastries is also served in the sitting room, veranda and terrace.Conference Room: Durão IDimensions: Total area 50.00 m² Length 6.80 m Width 7.30 m Height 3.50 m Air conditioning and heating Natural lightingCapacity: Convention Type – 40 persons Schoolroom style – 32 persons U type table – 18 persons Reception – 45 persons Banquet – 32 personsDurão IIDimensions: Total area 25.00 m² Length 6.30 m Width 3.90 m Height 3.50 m Air conditioning and heating Natural lightingCapacity: Convention Type – 20 persons Schoolroom style – 15 persons One table – 16 persons Reception – 25 persons Banquet – 16 personsDurão I + IIDimensions: Total area 78.00 m² Length 10.70 m Width 7.30 m Height 3.50 m Air conditioning and heating Natural lightingCapacity: Convention Type – 70 persons Schoolroom style – 50 persons U type table – 25 persons Reception – 60 persons Banquet – 55 personsPrices include: Flipchart, paper and 4 colour felt tip pens (black, blue, green and red) White board with 4 different board markers Pen  Folder of documents Waters for the Presidential TableSpecific audiovisual material: Possibility of providing a large range of audio-visual equipment. The quotation must be requested in advance as well as the reservation of the material.Coffee Breaks & Business lunch menus: A complete variety of choices are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quinta Das Vistas Palace Gardens

Address: Caminho Santo Antonio 52, Funchal, Madeira 9000-187, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $100 - $430 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Quinta Das Vistas Palace Gardens 5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Quinta Das Vistas Palace Gardens Hotel Funchal
Quinta Das Vistas Palace Gardens Madeira/Funchal
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#26 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#46 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
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