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Hotel The Cliff Bay

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 270*
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The Lakes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We keep coming back to this hotel - not because Madeira is a stunning island (which, of course it is!) - but because the Cliff Bay reassures me that it is possible to get it Right. And I mean Everything Right. The service is exceptional, polite and friendly; the rooms are beautiful, light, airy and sumptuous in their use of...

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antoniopais, General Manager at Hotel The Cliff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support by staying at The Cliff Bay once again and also for the “Outstanding!” review about your recent holiday experience. What a great pleasure to know that you enjoyed the all experience, the gastronomic options and the team service. As you mention a great deal of our customers is based on repeated guests who...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Stayed here for an extended weekend in Madeira, good choice! It's a very pleasant and well appointed hotel and one of the best I've stayed in. Service and check in and out pleasant and efficient, no fuss, welcomed with a glass of fizz too. Hotel bright and clean, lots of space and marble, pleasant gardens with exotic trees, helpfully labelled....

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antoniopais, General Manager at Hotel The Cliff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write and share your comments with so many other holiday makers, regarding your recent stay at The Cliff Bay hotel, and happy to learn that you had such a positive experience. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back, Yours sincerely, Muito obrigado, .. António Pais

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We have just returned from our first visit to the Cliff Bay. It was a magical week. We had read all the reviews before booking and we were not disappointed, in fact some reviews did not do it justice. The levels of attention to detail, the friendly and attentive staff are second to none. We cannot wait to return to...

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antoniopais, General Manager at Hotel The Cliff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for being at our hotel and for the kind review about your holiday experience with us. It is a pleasure to know that overall you had an enjoyable stay at The Cliff Bay hotel You quoted “We cannot wait to return to the Cliff Hotel for another holiday”, we say, it will be a great pleasure...

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2015

This is a truly wonderful 5* hotel. Rooms spacious and very comfortable. Food very good too. Staff friendly and helpful. The outdoor pool on ground level is excellent and there is also another pool at sea level accessed via steps or a lift which is just as good.

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antoniopais, General Manager at Hotel The Cliff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Just a short note to thank you for being with us , for enjoying the hotel facilities and services and also for the “Wonderful Hotel” feedback shared with so many other holiday makers. It will be a pleasure to welcome you whenever you decide to do it. Warm regards, Muito obrigado, .. António Pais

Marlow Bucks England
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Have stayed at Cliff Bay before and have given positive reviews before. There is no point in repeating detail as it has all been said a thousand times. Rose Garden breakfast is as good as ever. Rooms are spot on, exceptionally clean and comfortable. Terrace Bar is good but not a big fan of the live entertainment. Its not bad,...

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antoniopais, General Manager at Hotel The Cliff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support by staying at The Cliff Bay once again and also for the review about your recent holiday experience. What a great pleasure to know that you enjoyed the all experience. Regarding the rose garden, until the end of this year we will be building a new area just to allow our dear guests...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 28 May 2015

My boyfriend and I booked a stay at the Hotel Porto Mare several months before our trip to Portugal. Two nights before our arrival (while already on vacation in Portugal) we received a call while on a wine tour saying that they had overbooked the hotel. They asked if we would relocate to the Cliff Bay Hotel with the compensation...

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antoniopais, General Manager at Hotel The Cliff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Sirs, First off all let me start by apologizing for the overbooking from the hotel Porto Mare. Secondly in the end the evaluation of the hotel the Cliff Bay was somehow affected by this situation which we understand but need to separate the two issues. I will share your valuable feedback with the reservations department so we can improve...

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This has to be one of the premier hotels for comfort, style, service, ambiance ..... what more can I say ! Try breakfast on the outdoor terrace, with views out to sea, fabulous food and lots of time to eat, reflect and enjoy. Don't go to this hotel if you are short of time for anything, you will be wasting...

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antoniopais, General Manager at Hotel The Cliff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support by staying with us and also for the “Fabulous venue, food, setting, service ....what's not to love ? ” review sent to tripadvisor. We are most pleased to learn that overall you had such a positive holiday experience and profited from the facilities and services provided by my team. Sincerely hope to welcome...

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Booked this hotel for my 60th birthday and went in April 2015. We were very impressed with the accommodation and the friendly staff. The room was fantastic with everything available,i.e. shampoos etc. Nice touch with the sheet turned down and a chocolate left on the bed on a night and the room was always spotlessly clean. The room we stayed...

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antoniopais, General Manager at Hotel The Cliff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Just a short note to thank you for taking the time sending us your feedback about your experience at The Cliff Bay hotel. We appreciate and value your comments and please continue to do it whenever you stay with us. It will always be a pleasure to welcome you back, Yours sincerely Muito obrigado, .. António Pais

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Had a lovely time at this hotel, the staff are very very helpful, we have been before and they remember you and make you very welcome. Rooms great, clean. highly recommend for location and they have a free bus service into town

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antoniopais, General Manager at Hotel The Cliff Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support by staying at The Cliff Bay once again and also for the review about your recent holiday experience. What a great pleasure to know that you enjoyed the all experience. It will always be a pleasure to welcome you. Warm regards Muito obrigado, . .. ANTONIO PAIS

Moseley
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Our stay in the Cliff Bay was quite up to the standard we were expecting, having read other reviews. It is perfectly placed as far as the town is concerned. Plenty of buses, but we chose to walk more often than not. We decided in the end just to go for Bed and Breakfast so that we had chance to...

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Dear Guest, Just a short note to thank you for being with us , for enjoying the hotel facilities and services and also for the kind feedback shared with so many other holiday makers. It will be a pleasure to welcome you whenever you decide to do it. Warm regards, Muito obrigado, .. Antonio Pais

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
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  • 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: ₹ 11,731 - ₹ 23,825 (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 Funchal, Madeira
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#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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