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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated at the top of the Encumeada pass and ideally suited as a base for both north and south coasts of Madeira, the high plateau and for levada walks. A car is a must for this isolated spot. The hotel is in the most beautiful area, the mountains are the most epic backdrop for meal times in...

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Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great location near the summit of the Encumeada Pass. Although we were booked a superior room it was small and basic, but clean and fresh. Often rumoured to be cold up here the room had heating and we were very comfortable. The restaurant has a captive audience and this was reflected in the quality of the evening meal offerings....

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived soaking wet at the hotel and the receptionist was not overly forthcoming re helping us to wash and dry our clothes. However, once that hiccup was sorted we could not fault the hotel. The clothes were washed and dried (at a price) and the meals were excellent. The hotel is a popular wedding venue and guests are warned...

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Thank LucileCreis
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On my round trip through Madeira I stayed there cause I wanted to have a good starting point for hiking. The area in the mountains is definitely great for hiking but the hotel maximum average. I ordered fresh fish fillet but it tasted like Captain Iglu right out of the microwave. And I am pretty sure that it was. The...

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Thank Felix H
Machico, Portugal
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Love this hotel, have stayed there several times. The surrounding landscape is breathtaking. The rooms are extremely comfortable and clean, the rooms I have stayed all had balconies, where we can sit and relax watching the amazing landscape during the day or the starry night while having a drink. The restaurant food is extremely tasty! Staff is extremely friendly and...

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Thank luckyguess101
Broughton Astley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a second time this year. 2 weeks this time. Managed to get the same room with amazing mountain views. The hotel was still extremely noisy, no one can close a door here, only slam them no matter what time of day or night. The bed was still rock hard and very noisy. If you dare to...

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Thank Tracey L
Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I stayed at this Hotel to attend a friend's wedding. My bedroom was clean and comfortably furnished, with a small balcony with table and chairs where you can look out onto the Mountains around. Flat Screen Tv had British News Channels which was a bonus. Staff were always friendly and helpful. Food and service is excellent. The views of the...

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Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stopped at Hotel Encumeada for lunch during a drive, so this review is for the restaurant only. We had an amazing meal of steak and meat brochette. It was perfectly cooked, and we sat outside with stunning mountain views! Loved it!

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Thank OliviaSimoneRussell
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The hotel itself is clean and simple. Staff are helpful but not overly friendly which is fine. Rooms simple and yet linen changed everyday and well cleaned. The scenery is stunning and can be seen in sunshine/cloud/winds. There is a good choice of food in the Evening buffet although meat and fish does not always look appealing but salad bar...

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This must be my 3rd visit to the Hotel Encumeada situated high in the central hills of the island. The hotel has few frills mainly a base used by walking groups and individuals because of the challenging, local terrain. For non-walkers, a car is all but essential. Nowhere on the island is beyond reach. I come here for the overall...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Hotel Encumeada

Address: Feiteiras, Serra d' Agua, Ribeira Brava, Madeira 9350-000, Portugal (Formerly Estalagem Encumeada)
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Ribeira Brava
Price Range: ₹ 2,292 - ₹ 2,696 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Encumeada 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Estalagem Encumeada Hotel Ribeira Brava
Residencial Encumeada Ribeira Brava
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“Try and avoid weekends”
 of 5 bubbles FoweyJohn, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Balcony rooms over the front of the hotel may get more sun but may be more noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Gws958, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“201,2,3 have brilliant views over mountain scenery”
 of 5 bubbles sg533, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“ask for room on top floor with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles DiegoFernadez, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“A corner room gives you two balconies and two views”
 of 5 bubbles maxkelp, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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