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Hotel The Cliff Bay

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Northumberland
Reviewed today NEW

Just returned from another 6 lovely days at The Cliff Bay. This is a genuine 5* hotel, very comfortable rooms, excellent ameneties, first class staff, high quality food, etc etc. The hotel is around 2km west of the centre of Funchal, with regular courtesy buses and plentiful taxis (taxi fare around €5-€7 one way).There are plenty of restaurants around but...

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent hotel. Could not fault anything about the place, amenities, staff, food - all first class. Hope to return again next year. The Michelin 2 Star Restaurant - Gallo d'Oro produces excellent dishes - a must for any new visitor.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic hotel to relax and enjoy the amazing food! The location, staff, room and food were amazing! We were booked into an upper floor sea view but were upgraded to an upper floor harbour and sea view for our stay. Room 803! Wonderful part of the hotel with views to die for and so quiet at night so slept well....

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1Thank Wheeza41
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent 6 days here. Room overlooking sea and hotel westwards. Twin queen beds were huge, food was excellent and what was striking was the staff were really good, front desk, restaurants, lobby etc. Interesting menus, with fish theme on Friday and local entertainment on Sunday, which was great fun. Organised trips from front desk really easily and there was always...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just back from a 7 night stay at the Cliff Bay. It is a lovely hotel with great rooms & restaurants. Was a lovely relaxing holiday in a great setting looking out over the sea. All of the staff were very friendly & helpful.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel - charming and attentive staff - prompt and professional attention to enquiries; very comfortable and relaxed atmosphere; outstanding cuisine - my wife and I enjoyed half-board - and spacious accommodation with wonderful views from the balcony.

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manchester
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Cliff Bay for 4 nights in March. On check-in we were greeted very warmly and with a glass of bubbles! We also enjoyed a complimentary room upgrade to Harbour view and the room was a very good size, great facilities and good size balcony to watch the cruise ships. Hotel breakfast was buffet and very well...

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1Thank ManchesterFoxy
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Thank you for sharing your experience here. We are sure this will help many other guests to choose this hotel for a future stay. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards,

Towcester
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to the Cliff Bay and it didn't disappoint! It has a lovely comfortable and relaxed atmosphere and the standard of service is excellent. Everyone, including guests and staff, is very friendly. We stayed in a very large room (as is standard) on the 6th overlooking Funchal and enjoyed superb views and entitled us to eat...

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1Thank Petragif
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We would like to thank you for the time you spent giving us your opinion of your experience at our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Top Floor Room (6th floor) and that you had a pleasant stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards,

Belem, PA
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Cliff is a nice and spacious hotel. Staff is courteous and food is delicious. The room I have booked was exactly like the one I have seen on the website - my room was 03 with a fantastic view of Funchal and ocean. Huge balcony with chairs, coffee tables and sunshades. Room is very comfortable, clean and good size....

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3Thank Kathia R
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Thank you for your positive comments. I will share them with our team. And we are sure this will help many other guests to choose Madeira and this hotel for a future stay. We hope to see you again soon.

suffolk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in a number of hotels in Madeira including Reids, but this will become the one of choice for the future. Having spent a number of weeks in the hotel this month we feel we came to know the hotel well. Its not perfect but no hotel is. It is, however, user friendly and very comfortable with excellent...

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Thank you for your feedback. Nothing makes us happier than meeting the expectations of our guests. About the aspect of the Concierge we have a Guest Relation desk near to the main reception were we normaly give the informations about local restaurants to eating out, trips, how to use the transport systems and others. We have taken note of your...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Atlantic Ocean stretches as far as the eye can see at the foot of The Cliff Bay which is perched on the top of a natural promontory. The hotel is surrounded by gardens with innumerable secluded corners and centenary palm trees extending to the very edge of the cliff face. The panorama is completed by a magnificent view over the bay of Funchal to the left of the hotel.The most influential restaurant guide in the world, the Michelin Guide, has awarded a star to Il Gallo d'Oro, The Cliff Bay's gourmet restaurant run by Chef Benoît Sinthon. This is Madeira's first and only star ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel The Cliff Bay

Address: Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal, Madeira 9004-532, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $249 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel The Cliff Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
The Cliff Bay - Porto Bay Hotel Funchal
Cliff Bay Porto Funchal
Cliff Bay Hotel Funchal
Cliff Bay Hotel Madeira
Hotel The Cliff Bay Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Funchal
#1 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#2 Family Hotel in Funchal
#3 Business Hotel in Funchal
#3 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#4 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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“Funchal facing rooms have the sun in the morning. Sea facing rooms in the afternoon”
 of 5 bubbles LancashireYiannis, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“8th floor had stunning views.”
 of 5 bubbles Wheeza41, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you specify whether you want westward or eastward (towards Funchal) view.”
 of 5 bubbles X5355GEdavidr, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A sea view is great.”
 of 5 bubbles Christine332, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed an upper floor, harbour view room - highly recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles tonypD9881TT, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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