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Quinta da Bela Vista
Ranked #21 of 86 Hotels in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence
Sussex
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7 reviews
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“weeks relaxation”
Reviewed March 9, 2014

Hotel 1st class - well worth while to take half board as foodexcellent and restaurants not close. Should have done an internet car hire rather than the transit bus . Only complaint - am used to sauna/jacussis being generally avail able .not only available by pre booking, and then as a private arrangement - bit ridiculous if there is only one of you wanting a spontaneous activity!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2014

Our second visit to this rather Grand,smoothly run Hotel. Located in the hills overlooking Funchal.
If you require 5* bling,try the sea front. If you wish to experience the 5* style and service of a traditional Madeiran Quinta- then look no further. All staff quietly and efficiently ensure your stay will be a pleasurable and unforgettable experience.

Courtesy bus will take you into town,and collect you. (Taxi would be appx 8 Euros each way).

Wonderful views from the well kept gardens.

Faultless!

Intend to return for our 3rd visit soon.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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leominster
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Reviewed March 7, 2014

We returned last week from a weeks stay at this hotel and cannot fault a thing!!!
The staff,service,room and food were simply wonderful.
Thank you all for making our stay unforgettable.
The birthday treat for Alex was also superb!!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2014

We returned yesterday from a week of b&b at the Quinta da Bela Vista and it was a relaxing and really enjoyable holiday. We usually self-cater abroad so this was a departure from our usual type of holiday and we definitely made the right choice of hotel for our first venture away from the norm! As other reviewers have mentioned, the hotel is outside Funchal in the Sao Martinho area and is a short bus/taxi ride away. The hotel provides a free shuttle bus Mon-Fri and Saturday mornings and a taxi is about 7 Euros. Being outside Funchal means the hotel doesn't have noise from the town so is tranquil and calming. The service is outstanding and the staff are fantastic - multi-lingual, friendly and attentive without being 'in your face'. Nothing is too much trouble and guests are welcomed equally. When we arrived, the receptionist walked us to our room explaining where we could find things and our luggage was brought up very soon afterwards with a tray of tea and coffee. On the couple of occasions during the week that we rang for more fresh milk, it arrived at the door so quickly that the kettle hadn't had time to boil! The hotel has several buildings, all containing antiques and everywhere is very clean and tidy. We ate at the hotel every night, using both the pool bar (a range from toasted sandwiches to the meal of the day), and the restaurant (a la carte). We didn't use the pool or gym area but the pool was warm and the small gym seemed to have most pieces of equipment you might want on holiday (if you're that way inclined!). We rarely holiday in the same place twice because we like to visit different places but, should we return to Madeira, this is the hotel we'll use without a doubt.

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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2014

Very comfortable with staff that can not do enough to help. Great breakfast and nice facilities. We had a balcony overlooking the pool. The hotel is some distance from the town but there is a mini bus that runs from the hotel. You can also catch the regular bus number 8 from a stop about 100 metres away.

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Coventry, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2014

A beautifully located hotel set on the hillside with lovely views over Funchal; comfortable and clean accommodation, superb food and great service.

Very professionally greeted by Hernandez on our arrival and accompanied to our 3rd floor room with probably the best view in the hotel.

Anyone who enjoys fine dining shouldn’t be disappointed. Earliest 7.30pm start which perhaps wouldn’t suit those who prefer to dine earlier. 5 courses every evening which included both a fish and meat dish – cooked to perfection and nicely presented. No choice, which again might be an issue for some, but the staff are very accommodating. Good selection of wine reasonably priced and the house wine was particularly good value at circa £6 per large glass. Very professional and friendly waiter service – wine glasses constantly topped up.

Breakfast is buffet – fresh fruit, choice of cereals, eggs and bacon etc. and DIY toast. A wee bit disappointing for me, I would have preferred the hot food freshly cooked. In addition, although the plates were in a warming rack they were invariably cold, (there is nothing worse for eggs and bacon) so I took to warming a plate on the toaster!

A pool bar was available during the day and had an extensive menu.
The pool itself wasn’t extensively used – I was told the water was quite cold

A minibus bus was available as a shuttle down to the harbour although we preferred the walk which took 30 minutes.

All in all a thoroughly enjoyable experience and tbh I wouldn’t want to stay anywhere else on Madeira.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2014

Having had a previous, not very enjoyable, visit to Madeira, we were keeping our fingers crossed that our choice of hotel would be better this time, and I'm glad to say that we were not disappointed. The hotel is just delightful - calm and traditional: we have rarely come across such friendly and welcoming staff, and the garden and views are stunning, particularly around the pool area. We chose half board (again with a little bit of trepidation) and had exceptional meals every evening in the beautiful dining room in the original quinta. We had deliberately chosen a hotel away from the sea, as on our previous visit we had several sleepless nights as a result of noise. We loved the peace of being above the main town, and did not have any problems getting too and from Funchal centre in the free shuttle bus. Also the local bus stops conveniently just around the corner. We did walk once - OK going downhill , going back up quite hard-going. Our room had a balcony with a lovely view (and a very smart flat screen TV). We now know exactly where we will be staying on our next visit!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Property: Quinta da Bela Vista
Address: Caminho Avista Navios 4, Funchal, Madeira 9000-129, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#19 Family Hotel in Funchal
#21 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Quinta da Bela Vista 5*
Number of rooms: 89
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We strive to give you the warm and genuine hospitality of the traditional Madeiran Quintas. There are many moments to be cherished at Quinta da Bela Vista, one of the most select and exclusive family properties on Madeira island. This five star hotel enveloped in two hectares of luxurious botanical gardens – the ideal place to relax and enjoy spectacular views - hosts a significant antiques private collection. Our commitment ensures every guest wishes are fulfilled, making you feel at home. ... more   less 
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