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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The hotel itself is clean and simple. Staff are helpful but not overly friendly which is fine. Rooms simple and yet linen changed everyday and well cleaned. The scenery is stunning and can be seen in sunshine/cloud/winds. There is a good choice of food in the Evening buffet although meat and fish does not always look appealing but salad bar...

2Thank Gws958
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This must be my 3rd visit to the Hotel Encumeada situated high in the central hills of the island. The hotel has few frills mainly a base used by walking groups and individuals because of the challenging, local terrain. For non-walkers, a car is all but essential. Nowhere on the island is beyond reach. I come here for the overall...

2Thank BonnyRonnie
Amesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Our first time in Madeira. What a lovely island. The hotel is quite easy to find, almost dead centre of the island. It is up a winding road (most Madeiran roads are) but the views on the way up are breathtaking. It was pouring with rain and vey misty when we went and we wondered if we had taken the...

1Thank S G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Nice Place Estalagem Encumeada, I now this Amazing place for many years I visited last year, stay for a couple of nights, it was very nice, clean large bedrooms, bathrooms the views from my room were stunning, they had a wedding party on the weekend, very large well decorated spacious ball room :) You can choose to order food from...

Thank DiegoFernadez
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and didn't expect much for the price we paid but was pleasantly surprised. Room very clean,bed fine, views spectacular & a good base to see the rest of the island & great walks around. Food was ok, a toaster would be good at breakfast though.

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Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This was the second time I've stayed in the Madeira mountains, and this hotel surpasses the other. It has central heating, which is much better than basic electric heaters you might get elsewhere. Some days we switched the radiator off when the weather was warm, other times we were glad it was there! The food was good and the service...

1Thank maxkelp
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016

hill walkers paradise. hotel is cold and unwelcoming.staff make you feel like they are doing you a favour apart from clive bed was like a concrete slab with lumpy pillows.doors banging and cleaners with their trollies sounds like trains running up and down corridors.no tea or coffee facilities in rooms.no heating on in main lobby even though they have a...

Thank bbb154
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

This place is in a good location for hillwalking, but the entire hotel is unfortunately rather charmless and unwelcoming. The rooms are bare and uncomfortable and need a facelift. Breakfast and dinner are insipid. I did not enjoy the stay.

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Broughton Astley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a week. The setting is stunning as are the views. Our balcony view was beautiful. Good walks nearby. I agree this is the noisiest hotel I have ever stopped in so a lie in is a no. The food from the buffet was average. The 2 nights we had a la crate were great. Excellent red...

2Thank Tracey L
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

We honestly cannot understand one single rating above 2stars. We stayed here two nights. The hotel is noisy, doors and walls seem to be paperthick. The beds are tiny and just a disaster, rooms are okay but nothing more. In our second room, the toilet didn't flush and the sink didn't work properly. The 'restaurant' is horrible: Everything is overcooked...

1Thank Bob K

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Hotel Encumeada

Address: Feiteiras, Serra d' Agua, Ribeira Brava, Madeira 9350-000, Portugal (Formerly Estalagem Encumeada)
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Ribeira Brava
Price Range: $46 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Encumeada 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Estalagem Encumeada Hotel Ribeira Brava
Residencial Encumeada Ribeira Brava
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Rye, United Kingdom
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“If there's an event on do not accept a room on the ground floor!”
JayH335, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and avoid weekends”
FoweyJohn, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Balcony rooms over the front of the hotel may get more sun but may be more noisy”
Gws958, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“201,2,3 have brilliant views over mountain scenery”
sg533, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“ask for room on top floor with balcony”
DiegoFernadez, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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