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Hotel The Cliff Bay

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Stayed here for a week on B and B basis. Had a sea view room on the sixth floor. What a fabulous place. I can't imagine a much better hotel on the island, including the most famous one that everybody knows. Smart and modern with a staff that cannot do enough for you. Really they were all so helpful and...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for being with us and forteh "true 5* experience" review about your holiday experience at The Cliff Bay. It is rewarding to learn that your expectations were met and overall you enjoyed your holiday experience. We would be most pleased to welcome you on a future visit to madeira, Warm regards, Muito obrigado, . .. Antonio...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Just back from a week at the Cliff Bay and what a delightful hotel. Warm welcome, a room upgrade and a beautiful view. Stayed on bed and breakfast basis and breakfast was just grand - a wonderful display of gorgeous fruits,breads, hams, cheeses and even waffles, scrambled eggs, omelettes and much more - even a glass of fizz if you...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for being again at our hotel and for the warm thoughts about your holiday experience with us, and pleased to learn that you have profited from some of the services, facilities and gastronomic options we have in our hotel Sincerely hope to welcome you on a future visit to Madeira, Muito obrigado, . .. Antonio Pais

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Just got back from a 10 day stay on half board. Originally booked a junior suite but on arrival we were offered one on the 3rd floor. This was not to our liking so were offered the choice of a room on the eighth floor or one on the 10th - room 002. We chose room 002 on the 10th...

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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 post such a warm review of recent stay with us. It is rewarding to know that we had a positive contribute for what it seems to be a very pleasant holiday experience at The Cliff Bay hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Cliff Bay, very...

Kingsland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Stayed there for one week and thoroughly enjoyed the hotel. Be careful going on the balcony and ensure that you read the instructions on the door first! They say "don't shut the door while you are outside as they lock". You guessed it and we were rescued by the porter delivering our suitcases! Where we ate in the hotel (Rose...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for the comprehensive review about your recent holiday at The Cliff Bay hotel and happy to learn that overall you had a positive holiday experience with us and profited from the different services and facilities we offer within our hotel. We will be most pleased to welcome you on a future visit to our Island. Warm...

The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Little late in reviewing this hotel, we visited a couple of years ago and judging by the reviews it's still as wonderful exceeding all expectations. Service, food and location were marvellous. Personally I missed the lack of beaches in Madeira but the island has so much to compensate, especially if one stays at such a lovely hotel as The Cliff...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the “”“Excellent”” review, about your recent first holiday experience at The Cliff Bay hotel and happy to learn that you enjoyed the time you spent with us. We will be most pleased to welcome you again, whenever you decide to do it Warm regards, Muito obrigado, .. Antonio Pais

Chesterfield
Reviewed 17 March 2015

If possible get a side/sea view room over Funchal Bay .Hotel has good facilities two swimming pools small gym excellent bar and show english football games.Well positioned for walking into Funchal although it is about 3 km and a steep hill. The hotel does run an occasional shuttle bus which has to be booked.Two restaurants on site although there are...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with so many other visitors of Madeira Island and we are really pleased to know that you had a positive holiday experience. You make us proud when you consider The Cliff Bay one of the best hotels of Madeira Island. It will always be a pleasure to welcome you, Warm regards, Muito...

Cheshire
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Stayed for nine nights in a top floor room. Room is smart and a good size. Bathroom very nice and also a good size. Separate shower worked very well. House keeping was fine. View out to sea and over the garden is wonderful. Lounge areas are very comfortable and well looked after. Indoor / outdoor pool was nice and warm....

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

Dear Guest, Just a short message to thank you for staying again at The Cliff Bay hotel and for the kind feedback shared with so many other holiday makers. We sincerely hope to welcome you on a future visit to madeira, Warm regards, Muito obrigado . .. ANTONIO PAIS

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I have been lucky enough both in my business and private life to stay in some of the best regarded hotels worldwide. This rates amongst the best. The staff are very professional but more than that there is a warmth and friendliness that derives from a really good team spirit under the excellent leadership of Señor Antonia Pais. The food...

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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 feedback regarding your recent holiday experience at our hotel. We are pleased to know that we were able to meet your expectations based on other reviews. Also thank you for consider The Ciff Bay one of the best hotels you have ever stayed . We...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Booring just to give superlatives. It’s always something….. But in this case my score is 10++++++ Excellent beds and pillows, Speedy free WiFi, Plenty of good restaurants to choose, Service outstanding everywhere. We were early to check in and they offered free breakfast while we were waiting on our room to be cleared!!! Isn’t that outstanding service to their clients!!....

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Dear Guest, Thank you for the” “Outstanding service”” review, about your recent first holiday experience at The Cliff Bay hotel and happy to learn that you enjoyed the time you spent with us Knowing that you travel around the world and experienced so many other hotels it is rewarding to know that you had a very positive holiday experience with...

Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I Have been twice to this hotel and is one of the best the best hotels I've ever stayed in. The hotel is in good location, easy to walk into old town but if you struggle in walking there is a good bus service. The service in the hotel is amazing and nothing too much trouble. It serves fabulous breakfasts...

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

Dear Guest, Just a short message to thank you for staying at The Cliff Bay hotel and for the kind feedback shared with so many other holiday makers. We sincerely hope to welcome you on a future visit to madeira, Warm regards, Muito obrigado . .. ANTONIO PAIS

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • 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: ₹ 12,503 - ₹ 24,723 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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“Worth paying a bit more for a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles JanesLondon, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Funchal view rooms get am sun; sea view rooms get pm sun; mountain view rooms have view of car park with late afternoon/evening sun.”
 of 5 bubbles suzieNorthumberland, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Funchal facing rooms have the sun in the morning. Sea facing rooms in the afternoon”
 of 5 bubbles LancashireYiannis, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“8th floor had stunning views.”
 of 5 bubbles Wheeza41, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you specify whether you want westward or eastward (towards Funchal) view.”
 of 5 bubbles X5355GEdavidr, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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