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Casa Velha do Palheiro

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tucked away in the hills above Funchal. A small friendly hotel. Adjacent to beautiful exotic semi tropical gardens - as a resident you have free entry. Also on a championship 18 hole golf course. Well appointed, comfortable room Easily accessible spa facilities ,indoor and outdoor pools Comfortable bar and restaurant. Excellent buffet breakfast - eggs cooked freshly to personal order....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful relaxing week being beautifully looked after by the wonderful staff. It was like having one's own well-staffed country house - bliss. The Spa is excellent, the gardens accessible and charming.

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Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 week ago

I and my wife and our fiends spend 2 excellent weeks in Casa Velha during Christmas time with playing golf we love madeira , temperature should be 2-3 degrees bigger but we played Santo da serra golf course after 10 years without rain as well ! Lovely small hotel with very friendly and professional staff ! I can compare I...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely, small, bijou hotel set high in the hills away from the crowds. Hotel staff very friendly and helpful. Beautiful gardens to walk in. However, because of its location, it is often shrouded in mist or fog so playing golf (course not in the best condition and top-end price and you need to have stamina to walk it) is not...

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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a excellent week at this hotel. The food was excellent and the staff was even more excellent. In one word EXCELLENT!!! We were here before in March 2015 and that's why we came back. And I am sure this wasn't the last time.

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Good afternoon and thank you for your visit and taking the time to review us! Excellent! Many thanks! This is what we like to hear. Christmas is just around the corner and it is full steam ahead. If you thought the food was good during your visit, you should see the Christmas and New Years menus!! It would be great...

Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The whole atmosphere of the hotel was excellent, the staff always went the extra mile to make our staff special. It was a very peaceful setting and a bonus was the free access to Palheiro gardens which are adjacent to the hotel and have a world famous destination. The food and service was of the highest standard. The style and...

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Good morning and thank you for your visit and taking the time to review us. It is wonderful to hear that your stay was an enjoyable one and that everything was to your liking. We will pass on the word to our team. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back to the Casa Velha do Palheiro. Wishing you...

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Excellent resort, facilities and location. The staff were always helpful and it was great to regularly see the manageress supporting her staff, and to be able to talk to her. We liked walking in the Palherio garden before breakfast, and the convenience of travelling by bus to Funchal town, what a thrilling ride!!

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Greetings from the Casa Velha do Palheiro and thank you very much for your visit and taking the time to review us. Your feedback is very important to future guests. Small, cozy, a hidden jewel and always eager to please its guests. We hope that it was not your last visit. There is much more to discover at the Casa...

Rugby
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We love Casa Velha this was our sixth visit and the place feels like home, all the staff are incredibly kind and helpful and serve you with a smile. We always eat at the restaurant choosing the daily menu which forces us to try things we might not otherwise select and we are rarely disappointed. We always ask Luis or...

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Good afternoon and thank you for your visit and your sixth visit! Welcome back home is perhaps the best comment! The Casa Velha is either one visit or a multitude of visits. You have chosen the later. Thank you. Our team and staff have been there for ages and are very much a part of the decor ( in a...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Outstanding hotel. Wonderful staff and discreetly efficient management. The food and restaurant are first class. We hugely enjoyed our swimming and spa experiences: there is a great steam room and a traditional sauna. The hotel is situated in a charming garden and the attached golf course provides excellent walking. We couldn't recommend this hotel more highly.

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Vera_proemer, Director of Sales at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Greetings from Madeira and the Casa Velha. Thank you for taking the time to review us and you comments are much appreciated. It is always very pleasing to hear when guests such as yourseves have enjoyed all the amenities and services that the Casa Velha has to offer. Thank you. We hope to be able to welcome you back in...

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We returned after a three year break, and it is good to report that in the main, the very high standards we enjoyed in 2013 have been maintained. In fact, we thought the staff was much the same people as well. On the plus side, the evening dinner was improved with a more affordable menu, which meant that the dining...

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Good afternoon and thank you for your visit and your feedback. It is always wonderful to have return guests. You keep us on your toes. Our team and staff has been with us for years. Yes, we have had a trying year this year ( with the lack of and no water). All extra water was used to fight the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Tennis Court
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Velha do Palheiro is a graceful 5 star Madeira country house hotel with 37 luxurious rooms.The hotel is situated next to the famous Palheiro Gardens, originally created over 200 years ago. Hotel facilities include: Championship golf course, full spa facilities including indoor and outdoor heated pools as well as a variety of treatments, fishing boat for whale and dolphin watching and big game fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Velha do Palheiro

Address: Rua da Estalagem 23 | Palheiro Golf Sao Goncalo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-415, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: ₹ 11,465 - ₹ 18,495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Casa Velha do Palheiro 5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Casa Velha Do Palheiro Hotel Funchal
Casa Velha Do Palheiro Funchal, Madeira
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#13 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#16 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#16 Family Hotel in Funchal
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“suite 3 done in English chintz,is light and spacious with windows on three sides ”
 of 5 bubbles denisbX2383KX, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for ground floor garden room which has a small patio”
 of 5 bubbles 59lizg, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the wing to the front on first floor overlooking the lawn”
 of 5 bubbles donaldr655, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the main house overlooking the main lawn, and enjoy the breeze at night. no neeed fro A/C, what a pleasure”
 of 5 bubbles 136nigelc, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There all nice but I would would opt for something in the house if you prefer individual character.”
 of 5 bubbles FionaRugby, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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