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Funchal Design Hotel

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Borders, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Hotel is funky with an eclectic design but the overall feel is cramped. The reception desk is squeezed into the area as you enter the hotel. There are only two chairs in that area which become quickly occupied when there are few residents coming or going. The lift is slow but not so problematic. The room was quirky with the...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Funchal Design Hotel cought my eye because of its design and the very practical central location. You can reach everything in Funchal on foot, also a huge shopping center is just two minutes walk. The hotel has only few rooms, nice and practical arranged, with a comfortable bed. Everything is very clean. The Wifi workes fast. The staff at the...

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We stayed here for 2 weeks. Great service, from the friendly staff any thing we needed was no problem. The location is so convenient for the city centre, 5 minutes walk to the harbour or The Ritz. We never used the restaurant in the evening but breakfast was good. Only one issue we had was a broken safe (room 403)...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

A rubbish holiday!! House ok but really out of the way, rented a car but parking a car on its nose on 2 wheels due to the steepness of the surrounding streets is not my idea of a fun holiday past time!! House equipped ok but pool filthy so couldn't use it. I wasted an awful lot of money and...

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Sintra, Portugal
Reviewed 17 May 2016

hotel in the center of Funchal . Hotel design but nothing functional. The windows let the light go to the room. small sink. Mattress very used. New hotel with young and friendly staff . No private car is tricky to park nearby . breakfast sympathetic with everything that is essential. room 401 with great views of the city and sea.

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Barnet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Stayed here for three nights, and considered it to be a convenient base for exploring Funchal - some 10 minutes walk from the cathedral, and around 20 minutes to the cable car station for Monte. The staff were extremely helpful and polite at all times, and made all guests feel very welcome. The breakfast was excellent, and in addition to...

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Weston, Florida
Reviewed 30 March 2016

As soon as we hit 'Rua da Algeria", me and my wife was like a little skeptical because it's a very small street, the Hotel is located just next door to a motorcycles dealer and/or repair, you know, not a typical Hotel location, after we get into the Hotel...OMG!, everything look very weird, colors, decoration, until we get to our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We enjoyed our stay here but there were a few reasons for us only giving it 3 out of 5 (would rate it at 3.5 if that was an option) The service was great, always very friendly and helpful. Location was perfect, very central but just far enough away from the noise. Our room had a good view of the...

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Midlothian
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Wonderful position in the centre of Funchal. We had a top floor room with a viw to the fort and over the city, mostly white walls and big window. Very comfortable big bed, wifi was free. Small downside - the safe was broken but we were abĺe to leave valuables in the hotel safe. That glass wall in the bathroom...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Great small hotel in the centre of Funchal. Well equipped rooms. Cool different décor Really comfortable bed Good breakfast Helpful receptionist Linked with hotel in Monte for use of facilities - so best of both worlds.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Funchal Design Hotel

Address: 2-2/A Rua Alegria, Funchal, Madeira 9000-040, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: ₹ 4,359 - ₹ 21,932 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Funchal Design Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Funchal Design Hotel Madeira
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#39 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#47 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
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“room 401 with great views of the city and sea.”
 of 5 bubbles quicog260, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Nice views on the 4th floor.”
 of 5 bubbles tom-bomb-bad-ill, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor .”
 of 5 bubbles Z3547QKjamesm, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for 4th floor for views.”
 of 5 bubbles TinaM718, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The courtesy bus will take you up to Quinta Mirabela to use their spa if you book it in advance via reception ...this makes a wonderful change from being in the old town as Q M is up near Monte and the views there are spectacular!!”
  • Those towels had seen better days!!
  • Stylish bathroom neatly tucked away
  • Swish bedroom
 of 5 bubbles DPHPL, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
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