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Casa Velha do Palheiro

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Palheiro Hotel looked after us very well with excellent service and a first class restaurant.. The golf course is scenically stunning and was a delight to play. The only disappointment was the very limited shuttle service to and from Funchal.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for a week on HB basis. Very nice hotel with helpful staff. Good spacious bedroom and excellent huge comfy bed. Good light bathroom with plenty of room for washbags etc. Very good breakfasts and plenty of choice. As a coeliac I was well looked after and provided with GF cereal and bread. The only downside although nothing to do...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for ten dayes playing golf seven times and had a great time. Wonderfull hotel, beautyfull food and excellent service The staff is very friendly and you feel at home and recognized right away.

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in a beautiful location, immediately next to the Palheiro Estate Gardens, this is a comfortable and small hotel (37 rooms). The breakfasts are wonderful with an amazing choice of fruit. Spa/heated swimming pool are a real bonus. Not so impressed with dinners at hotel which seemed a bit overpriced for not always first rate food.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away in the hills above Funchal. A small friendly hotel. Adjacent to beautiful exotic semi tropical gardens - as a resident you have free entry. Also on a championship 18 hole golf course. Well appointed, comfortable room Easily accessible spa facilities ,indoor and outdoor pools Comfortable bar and restaurant. Excellent buffet breakfast - eggs cooked freshly to personal order....

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Thank Joan M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a wonderful relaxing week being beautifully looked after by the wonderful staff. It was like having one's own well-staffed country house - bliss. The Spa is excellent, the gardens accessible and charming.

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Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I and my wife and our fiends spend 2 excellent weeks in Casa Velha during Christmas time with playing golf we love madeira , temperature should be 2-3 degrees bigger but we played Santo da serra golf course after 10 years without rain as well ! Lovely small hotel with very friendly and professional staff ! I can compare I...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Lovely, small, bijou hotel set high in the hills away from the crowds. Hotel staff very friendly and helpful. Beautiful gardens to walk in. However, because of its location, it is often shrouded in mist or fog so playing golf (course not in the best condition and top-end price and you need to have stamina to walk it) is not...

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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We had a excellent week at this hotel. The food was excellent and the staff was even more excellent. In one word EXCELLENT!!! We were here before in March 2015 and that's why we came back. And I am sure this wasn't the last time.

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

Good afternoon and thank you for your visit and taking the time to review us! Excellent! Many thanks! This is what we like to hear. Christmas is just around the corner and it is full steam ahead. If you thought the food was good during your visit, you should see the Christmas and New Years menus!! It would be great...

Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The whole atmosphere of the hotel was excellent, the staff always went the extra mile to make our staff special. It was a very peaceful setting and a bonus was the free access to Palheiro gardens which are adjacent to the hotel and have a world famous destination. The food and service was of the highest standard. The style and...

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Good morning and thank you for your visit and taking the time to review us. It is wonderful to hear that your stay was an enjoyable one and that everything was to your liking. We will pass on the word to our team. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back to the Casa Velha do Palheiro. Wishing you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Spa
  • Golf Course
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $221 - $376 (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:
#10 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#14 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#16 Family Hotel in Funchal
#16 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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“Stayed in the Golf Wing wich is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles jensn666, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“suite 3 done in English chintz,is light and spacious with windows on three sides ”
 of 5 bubbles denisbX2383KX, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for ground floor garden room which has a small patio”
 of 5 bubbles 59lizg, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the wing to the front on first floor overlooking the lawn”
 of 5 bubbles donaldr655, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the main house overlooking the main lawn, and enjoy the breeze at night. no neeed fro A/C, what a pleasure”
 of 5 bubbles 136nigelc, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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