This is a beautiful hotel. Room was very clean, modern and spacious, ideal when travelling with a 1 1/2 year old. We had a large balcony overlooking the pool and onto the sea, which was lovely. Pool area was lovely and never overly busy when we visited in Aug 12 for a week. No problems getting a sun bed, particularly at children's area of pool which was practically empty. Weather was glorious and it was an ideal spot just to chill out and relax. We went B&B, so can't comment on food. The breakfast choice was nothing great, with a relatively small selection each morning laid out in a rather small space.
Location wise, the hotel is in a quiet area, and the area itself is very hilly. Amenities and places to eat and drink weren't too far a walk, however the hills made it a bit of a struggle in the heat and with a pram. This is definitely something to consider when choosing a holiday in Funchal. It is beautiful and a lovely place for a break, but not ideal for prams!
No complaints at all about the hotel. It fitted the type of holiday we were looking for exactly. Lovely accommodation, beautiful surroundings In a quiet location. Just the thing for a sunshine break away from it all. Would highly recommend, but not if you are looking for entertainment in abundance!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in front of the spectacular promenade that stretches from Lido to Praia Formosa Beach,this modern and quiet resort offers spectacular views to the ocean. 92% Of the rooms are sea views and offer the commodity you would expect from a luxury hotel in a relaxed manner.112 Family Friendly Rooms and Suites, all equipped with bathtub with shower, and some with separate bathtub and shower, washbasin, WC, hairdryer, air conditioning, telephone, Cable TV, Pay TV, LCD monitor, digital safety box, Business Services is available, cable or wireless Internet access, mini-refrigerator and balcony or terrace. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Pestana Promenade Ocean Hotel Funchal
- Pestana Promenade Ocean Resort Hotel Madeira/Funchal