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Casa Velha do Palheiro

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Beautiful setting: the garden is amazing and the building is very pretty. Food is very decent vs the rest of the island. Service is good. Rooms are OK. The hotel is quite old school and would need a refurbishment. I believe the clients are also quite old school ! Overall the hotel has this old british feeling which is quite...

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2014

This was my third trip to Casa Velha this year where I chose to spend my birthday with my uncle. We had the most amazing time and the staff throughout the hotel, restaurant and spa couldn't have been more friendly and welcoming. It was lovely to go back to see so many familiar faces and to get the sense that...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Dear Julia, Thanks again for choosing us for your special celebration. We are very proud that you have become such a fantastic supporter in such a short time! Hope to see you soon, Jonathan “Third visit this year with another visit planned” 5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago This was my third trip to Casa Velha this year...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We have just returned form our second stay at this beautiful hotel. This lovely old hunting lodge, set in spectacular gardens, could not fail to capture any heart. It is managed and run by a team of delightful, very professional, staff all of whome have the comfort of the guests as a priority at all times. The service is outstanding...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Dear Suzie, Thanks for your wonderful review and your thoughts on our many different resort facilities. We hope to see you again soon in Madeira! LATE SUMMER INDULGANCE” 5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago We have just returned form our second stay at this beautiful hotel. This lovely old hunting lodge, set in spectacular gardens, could not fail...

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Superb hotel and facilities, coupled with exemplary service levels. Food was of extremely high quality, albeit that this was also reflected in the pricing. Circa 37 rooms all positioned around the central hotel facility.

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Dear Dave, Thanks for your superb review! We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Jonathan

Reviewed 2 September 2014

Our friend Susan had bought her husband a trip to this hotel for a xmas present.The trip had a days marlin fishing included with it using the hotels own boat. Luckily, Susan asked us if we would like to go too and of course we said yes. We had 5 days here and it was wonderful. The staff are so...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Dear John, Thanks for your review glad and we are very pleased that all your expectations were met. You certainly were very lucky to have both caught and released marlins!! I would love to see the pictures if you have any... Cheers, Jonathan

Welwyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2014

This was our first visit to Madeira and we were not disappointed. Casa Velha do Palheiro is a beautiful country hotel set in stunning gardens which were a delight to walk around at any time of the day. Service was excellent throughout and the dining experience was not to be missed. Unusually we booked half board based upon other TripAdvisor...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us your excellent feedback. We loved your comment - this is the one hotel in the world that the marketing photos matched the reality! Strong priase indeed of our wonderful setting. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Jonathan “A perfect place to be pampered” 5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks...

Newington, Connecticut
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Casa Velha do Palheiro Funchal, Madeira On my visit to the Island of Madeira, located in the Middle of the Atlantic Ocean, this past May I had the great pleasure of staying at the Casa Velha do Palheiro, an uncommon name for a hotel – a five star hotel as a matter of fact. After a very long flight that...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Dear Fernando, thanks for your amazing review of our hotel and services. We are so pleased that after your very long journey to get here it was more than worthwhile! Hope to see you again perhaps at the next film festival. Jonathan

Rugby
Reviewed 3 August 2014

This was our fourth visit to Casa Velha in as many years and we are looking forward to going again. We took friends this time to celebrate my 50th birthday and the welcome was as lovely as ever. The weather was a little disappointing meaning that time around the pool and eating outside was reduced but the food and service...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and we are very honoured that you chose Casa Velha to celebrate your 50th birthday. I will pass on your comments to our team who will be very pleased to know that everything went smoothly and that your celebration was a great success. Jonathan

Chislehurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2014

I have just come back from 10 days at Casa Velha with my husband - our third trip in four years. Once again we had a wonderful time playing golf and relaxing afterwards in the spa (an excellent golfers massage) and beautiful gardens. It didn't seem possible but the food was even better than in previous years and the service...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It is great that you enjoy the personal service and experience of Palheiro Estate and all of its facilities. I have played golf here now for 21 years and I can tell you that I now have difficulties hitting off flat lies when I go back to England!! Hope to see you on your next visit...

Tadworth
Reviewed 7 July 2014

My wife and I had just returned from a wonderful holiday at the Casa Velha do Palheiro. The hotel itself is a beautiful building set in idyllic grounds. Rooms are excellent, traditionally furnished and of high quality. Service is first rate but what marks out this hotel is the cuisine which I would rate as being up to the quality...

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Thanks for your excellent feedback. We are proud of our cuisine and so far 2 of our chefs have gone on to get Michelin Stars! We hope to welcome you back soon. Jonathan

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Tennis Court
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: ₹ 10,943 - ₹ 18,434 (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 Family Hotel in Funchal
#16 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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“We stayed in room 14....very nice but no view.”
 of 5 bubbles devasv, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stayed in the Golf Wing wich is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles jensn666, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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