Belmond Reid'S Palace - Funchal (Madeira)

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Estrada Monumental 139, Funchal (Madeira), Portugal, 9000-098  show map
 5 stars
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Belmond Reid'S Palace - Funchal (Madeira)

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Dining room

Snack bar

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Saltwater pool

Heated swimming pool

Editorial review:

This heavenly resort's beautiful setting transports you back to the 19th century when it was built. It may be a bit overhyped, but the view is amazing and the old-world charm is incredible, so there are those who feel that it's still a great place to stay.

Overview

Belmond Reid'S Palace is a 5-story hotel in the center of Funchal at a close proximity to Museum Quinta dos Cruzes, Manor Estate of the Crosses Museum and Universo de Memorias Joao Carlos Abreu offering 158 soundproof rooms. The hotel opened its doors in 1891 and was remodeled in 2006.

The impressive hotel is placed in a downtown area, a short walk from a museum, a monastery and a cathedral. A 20-minute walk to the center of Funchal.

Shops and a market are located nearby.

The hotel's quiet location offers to get to Madeira airport in 20 minutes by car.

Rooms

Guests at Belmond Reid'S Palace are accommodated in rooms with a personal safe, a private balcony, multi-channel television, high-speed internet and a mini bar. Some hotel rooms come with a spectacular view over the ocean. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, a shower and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

The dining options feature buffet breakfast served in the pleasant dining room. The restaurant serves Italian dishes. Coffee, cocktails and soft drinks are offered in the night bar. Serving a wide range of dishes, Les Faunes and Tea Terrace can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

Guests will make use of a car park, a gift shop and a beauty salon as well as a meeting room, a business center and a copier.

Relax

On-site spa options feature a spa center, a sauna and a Jacuzzi. Various activities, including canoeing, water skiing and snorkeling, are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

The staff at the hotel speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   158.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Wind surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Aqua fitness
  • Water skiing
  • Mountain biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis
  • Yoga class

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Bank service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Paid kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Saltwater pool
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • HBO available
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 90 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

Estrada Monumental 139, Funchal (Madeira), Portugal, 9000-098

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City Center
  • Funchal (Madeira)
    1.1 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Ristorante Villa Cipriani
    200 ft
  • Cocktail Bar
    100 ft
Parks
  • Santa Catarina Park
    2300 ft
  • Quinta Vigia
    2300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    158

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Size: 250 sq. feet
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      Size: 400 sq. feet
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            Size: 465 sq. feet
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                      Size: 575 sq. feet
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                        Size: 865 sq. feet
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                              Size: 195 sq. feet
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                                  How to reach hotel

                                  hotel Belmond Reid'S Palace - Funchal (Madeira) Funchal (Madeira) location
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                                  Hotel Address:

                                  Estrada Monumental 139, Funchal (Madeira), Portugal, 9000-098

                                  Get directions
                                  City Center
                                  • Funchal (Madeira)
                                    1.1 mi
                                  Airports
                                  Restaurants
                                  • Ristorante Villa Cipriani
                                    200 ft
                                  • Cocktail Bar
                                    100 ft
                                  Parks
                                  • Santa Catarina Park
                                    2300 ft
                                  • Quinta Vigia
                                    2300 ft
                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  2 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • Year renovated:
                                    2006
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    5
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    158

                                  Hotel Awards

                                  PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFunchal (Madeira)Belmond Reid'S Palace

                                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                                  Best Spa Hotels in Portugal

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                                  What's nearby

                                  Tourist attractions

                                  • Strawberry World Tours - 4600 ft

                                  Popular areas

                                  • Mar Avenue - 5000 ft
                                  • City Center - 1.1 mi

                                  Places of interest

                                  • VidaMar Congress Centre - 1700 ft
                                  • Madeira Island - 4600 ft
                                  • Gomes' Pools - 1.4 mi
                                  • Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint - 1.5 mi
                                  • Sao Tiago Fort - 1.5 mi

                                  Convention centers

                                  • Madeira Congress Center - 2300 ft
                                  • CIFEC - Madeira Congress Center - 1.4 mi

                                  Shopping areas

                                  • Centro Comercial Forum Madeira - 1.1 mi
                                  • Workers Market - 1.5 mi

                                  Monuments and Landmarks

                                  • Madeira Casino - 2700 ft
                                  • Marina do Funchal - 4000 ft
                                  • Pregetter s Orchid Garden - 4600 ft
                                  • Cathedral of Funchal - 1.1 mi
                                  • Santa Clara-a-Velha Monastery - 1.1 mi
                                  • Madeira Botanical Garden - 2.1 mi
                                  • Monte Palace Tropical Garden - 2.6 mi

                                  Museums

                                  • Museum of Natural History Funchal - 4600 ft
                                  • Frederico de Freitas Museum - 5000 ft
                                  • Madeira Story Centre - 1.3 mi
                                  • Funchal Toy Museum - 1.3 mi

                                  Parks

                                  • botanischer Garten - 4600 ft

                                  Galleries

                                  • Quinta das Cruzes Museum - 5000 ft
                                  • Sacred Art Museum - 1.0 mi

                                  Public parking

                                  • Escola Profissional de Hotelaria e Turismo da Madeira - 1.4 mi

                                  Local attractions

                                  • Frederico de Freitas Museum - 5100 ft
                                    Calcada de Santa Clara, 7, Funchal
                                  • Manor Estate of the Crosses Museum - 5100 ft
                                    Calcada do Pico 1, Funchal
                                  • Cathedral Se - 1.1 mi
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                                  • Museum Quinta dos Cruzes - 5100 ft
                                    Calcada do Pico, N.0 1, Funchal
                                  • Universo de Memorias Joao Carlos Abreu - 5100 ft
                                    Calcada do Pico, 2, Funchal

                                  Near the hotel

                                  • Santa Catarina Park - 2300 ft
                                    Avenida Do Infante, Funchal
                                  • Presidential Palace Garden - 3500 ft
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                                  • Jardim de Sao Francisco - 4900 ft
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                                  • Quinta Vigia - 2300 ft
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                                  • Hafen/Stadt Funchal auf der Insel Madeira - 4600 ft
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                                  Restaurants nearby

                                  • Ristorante Villa Cipriani - 200 ft

                                    Address: Reid's Palace Hotel
                                    Phone: 351 291 717171

                                    79% likes this, based on 248 reviews

                                  • Tea Terrace - 200 ft

                                    Address: Estrada Monumental 139
                                    Phone: 351 291 717171

                                    74% likes this, based on 138 reviews

                                  • Les Faunes - 200 ft

                                    Address: Reid's Palace Hotel
                                    Phone: 351 291 717171

                                    74% likes this, based on 16 reviews

                                  • Cocktail Bar - 100 ft

                                    Address: Reid's Palace Hotel
                                    Phone: 351 291 717171

                                    78% likes this, based on 21 reviews

                                  • X Tonel Restaurante - 200 ft

                                    Address: Estrada Monumental 188-lj 17
                                    Phone: 291 773 247

                                    83% likes this, based on 102 reviews
                                    Cuisine: International

                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  2 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • Year renovated:
                                    2006
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    5
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    158

                                  Hotel Awards

                                  PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFunchal (Madeira)Belmond Reid'S Palace

                                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                                  Best Spa Hotels in Portugal

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                                  Belmond Reid'S Palace Reviews

                                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Belmond Reid'S Palace

                                  Average guest rating

                                  9.4out of 10
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                                  Based on 35 reviews

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                                  Location
                                  10.0
                                  Value
                                  7.0
                                  Service
                                  8.0

                                  Guest reviews

                                  • Group of friends
                                    8.2

                                    I like it wery mutch

                                  • Couple
                                    9.6

                                    Attitude of staff and peacfulness.

                                    Excelent breakfast

                                  • Older travelers
                                    9.6

                                    Settng and service were fantastic

                                  • Couple
                                    10.0

                                    ocean view, the quality of rooms, pool, garden, ocean access, breakfast - all perfectly.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    10.0

                                    It is a hotel with history and personality. The staff is very serviceminded and all in all it gives you that wonderfull filling of relaxed luxoury.

                                  • Group of friends
                                    10.0

                                    This place is like a palace instead of a hotel. Every little detail is attended to and one must eat the breakfast buffet. It is to die for! Turn down service at night with slippers and some small cakes when we first came in are memorable. The staff is very efficient and friendly. The hotel is beautifully appointed and the views of the Atlantic Ocean spectacular.

                                  • Family with children
                                    9.6

                                    The location is wonderful, one of the best views I ever had in a hotel. Service is impeccable and everybody makes you feel welcomed.

                                    Prices for the pool menu, very expensive from water to sandwich prices. But I suppose is expected when you're staying in a luxury hotel like this.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    9.6

                                    Nice location, old building with a history, friendly staff, very good breakfast and lunch, nice veiw to the ocean

                                  • Family with children
                                    10.0

                                    Reids Palace is truly wonderul, sophisticated and elegant place. Really heavenly place to relax and enjoy beautiful surroundinngs. I would really recommend this place for a truly discerning traveller who knows how to appreciate beauty and comfort combined with excellent entertainment - tea on Reids terrace or Champagne Dinner dance or Manager cocktail party, to name a few. Luxury at its best!

                                  • Older travelers
                                    9.6

                                    Lovely aspect of room, (960). Inclusive evening events........ cocktail party etc. Very helpful staff. The manager who took time to introduce himself to guests. The lovely public rooms and high grade of maintenance throughout. Well done Reid's.

                                    I know you can always send down for hot water, but the provision of a small electric kettle would be useful.

                                  • Couple
                                    8.8

                                    Luxury and breakfast buffet

                                    Average age of guests was really very old for us being a couple in the 40ies. On average approx 65+. Bed was on wheels ( like in Hospital). In my opinion the hotel should make an effort to also attract younger customers.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    8.8

                                    The attention of staff was excellent, wonderful breakfasts, luxury room service; great pools and wonderful setting. Stylish living at its best.

                                    The Spa facilities, - unfair that only couples paying for treatments/lunch inclusive costing 380+ Euros could use the jacuzzi. Also the sauna and steam rooms were also reserved only for those paying for expensive treatments and were not available to guests just using the pools. Also, dinner at 60Euro per person plus drinks is rather expensive. Pity they don't have a decent brasserie for lighter lunchtime meals; sandwiches and drinks very expensive so I guess we were paying for the service and ambience (though a bit stuffy.)There is a lovely patisserie across the road which guests use instead, plus a really good inexpensive restaurant.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    9.2

                                    This is a true luxury hotel. The staff are excellent and the breakfast excellent.

                                    The price, but then most good things are not inexpensive.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    10.0

                                    Atmosphere, extremely nice and professional staff, the best surprise was the possibility to order the newspaper you wished (even Finnish newspapers). Clean hotel with a lot of historical character. Unbelievably good breakfast! Spa was excellent!

                                    Very, very expensive. The middle-age guests were missing, most of the hotel guests were pensionairs.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    9.6

                                    The attention to detail is first rate and the response to requests prompt and always courteous. The Spa is wonderful and it lives up to its reputation as a leading luxury hotel.

                                  How to reach hotel

                                  hotel Belmond Reid'S Palace - Funchal (Madeira) Funchal (Madeira) location
                                  Show big map »

                                  Hotel Address:

                                  Estrada Monumental 139, Funchal (Madeira), Portugal, 9000-098

                                  Get directions
                                  City Center
                                  • Funchal (Madeira)
                                    1.1 mi
                                  Airports
                                  Restaurants
                                  • Ristorante Villa Cipriani
                                    200 ft
                                  • Cocktail Bar
                                    100 ft
                                  Parks
                                  • Santa Catarina Park
                                    2300 ft
                                  • Quinta Vigia
                                    2300 ft
                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  2 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • Year renovated:
                                    2006
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    5
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    158

                                  Hotel Awards

                                  PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFunchal (Madeira)Belmond Reid'S Palace

                                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                                  Best Spa Hotels in Portugal

                                  Use Badge