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“Amazing Place”
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Absolutely fantastic,  just for our guest´s use
Enjoying a cool beer by the pool, great ....
Jasmim, cozy living room with comfort and taste...
Spacey and tastefully decorated this place....
All you need at Jasmim apartment ...
A whole sight of the place at Jasmim...you will love it...
How nice this small detail at Jasmim bedroom...
You will love to sleep here, so calm and quiet...
Your meals at Jasmim dinning area...smells good....
The place for you to prepare your own meals...
Entrance of Jasmim,  among fruit trees and vine yards...
In front of Jasmim apartment, a nice detail...
Beautiful and typical banana tree by the pool...
Blooming flowers in front of the apartments...
Smells good in this kitchen (Magnolia)
Magnolia´s modern bathroom
After a long day, enjoy your rest in front of the apartments
Fantastic place with a unique view ....from the terrace...
Orchid´s comfortable sitting room for your leisure
Enjoy your meals in this dining place (Orquid) ...
So calm and quiet at Orchid´s bedroom...
The best Orchid´s dreams in this place .....
A global look of the Orchid´s apartment...
Private modern WC inside the apartment Orchid
The private balcony just for the Orchid apartment...
Enjoy the view while having your meals at the Orchid...
Brethtaking view over the city and harbour...
So private and nice staying here...
Uau, fantastic ocean view from your balcony...
What to say about this...??Unique...
You will never get tired of watching this view...
Pitangas and the Orchid´s archades on the top of the house...
Such a traditional entrance from the Quinta Esperança...
The view from the gardens...sea all around...
So nice, what´s this ??
Let me introduce you Lavender apartment...!!
Bright, beautiful, comfortable, what else??
A single bed that can turn into a double one...
Soft colors makes your rest even deeper...
Uau, it is looking gorgeous...
What to say, absolutely gorgeous...
Details and ...
Details...
Hummmm....
Missing words...
Everything matches here....
Brightness everywhere...
So nice and colorful...
Simple but comfortable sitting room...
Another nice details...
Sitting room and kitchen, all you need is here...
Totally equipped kitchen for your meals...
The door connecting directly to the gardens...
Very well organized this Lavender apartment...
So nice...
Lavender´s bathroom..
Another detail from there...
Outside Lavender´s apartment for your meals and rest...
A tipical details from Madeira houses...banana tree..
The main entrance of the mannor house...
There it is, so nice this area outside ...
The whole house, with Lavender on the ground floor and the Orchid apartment on the top floor...
The Quinta seen from outside and the main gate
Lavender apartment prepared with a double bed
Airy and bright apartment with double bed
The outside area private to Lavender apartment
Great view from Lavender apartment
So nice this exterior area....
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Condo/Apartment -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Funchal, Madeira, Madeira Islands

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Fergus R
Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
“Amazing Place”
Reviewed 30 September 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Stayed at the Quinta Esperanca March 2015. A perfect place to stay in Maderia. The apartment was clean, well furnished and set out. It was lovely to be able to open the door and windows and look out onto (and sit in the) the beautiful and well kept garden. A perfect place for breakfast/ evening glass of wine. The owners were v friendly and always helpful (providing lots of tips for places to visit/eat).

Handy parking nearby and approx. 15 min walk to the city (town?) centre. The fact that the apartments are located in the old part of town was perfect for us, away from the big hotels and amongst the locals and a fantastic bakery (also serving amazing coffee). Local shop is small but has all you need and v friendly.

Only point of warning being that the walk into town is v steep, we are not fit but the walk was fine (sharpened the appetite), however for elderly/disabled this may be an issue.

I have never felt inclined to leave a review on Tripadvisor until now, which tells you all you need to know.

Oh and the local bananas are the most bananary bananas you will ever eat. Delicious

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PatMez
Darlington, County Durham, England
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“Peaceful and wonderful”
Reviewed 21 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Everything was as advertised. We stayed in Orchid Apartment, after walking up from the Old Town the spiral staircase was a bit of a killer. However, the views from the top floor were outstanding. The whole site was very clean, private and very quite, apart from the local barking dogs. We were very lucky in always having the pool area to ourselves, gorgeous. Wi Fi in Orchid was a bit hit and miss but other than that everything was good. The local bakery was superb, with a lovely menu to eat at anytime of day. Bus service was good although we walked most of the time into town and back. If we ever go back to Funchal will stay here again.

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Liked best: The views and the pool
Liked least: spiral staircase
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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SueH19196...
Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Lovely peaceful apartment”
Reviewed 9 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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We stayed for 7 nights in the Orchid Apartment which is reached by climbing the external staircase 29 steps (not 40 as stated by a previous reviewer) - I was aware of this when booking the apartment but wanted the views over Funchal and the stairs were not an issue for my husband or myself. We were met by Roberto who told us how everything worked and where to find everything - he even carried our bags to our room!
The apartment is well equipped with everything you need for your holiday stay. The bed was extremely comfortable and we both slept well. I was glad that I had taken ear plugs as they were needed because of the local barking dogs - thanks to a previous reviewer I went prepared! The dogs are nothing to do with the owners of the apartment and it seems to be a problem around Funchal. The bathroom is very spacious with a lovely shower and endless hot water.
The Pool and terrace area was very nice and it was lovely to be able to come back in the afternoon for a swim and relax before going out to dinner. We often had this area to ourselves as the other apartments were not fully occupied when we were there.
We found lots to do on the beautiful island of Madeira and we would like to return to stay again. We would choose to stay at the Quinta Esperanca rather than the large hotels that are so far out of the old town of Funchal.
The Quinta is situated up a steep hill but the bus stops right outside and there are always taxis available. We choose to walk to the old town which took 15 -20 mins and catch the bus back.
A very enjoyable holiday. Thank you Helena and Roberto for your hospitality.

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Liked best: The peacefulness and feeling of staying in a private house
Liked least: The barking dogs ( not anything to do with the owners)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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“Not as stated”
Reviewed 3 June 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Lovely spacious apartment with terrific views. But to get views you have to climb! There are 40 steps up an outside fire escape to get to Orchid apartment., which is advertised as "up some steps". Roberto was most helpful and I think a little concerned when he saw my husbands age and frailty but the fact remained that it was a tough climb. Also much further out of town than stated, ten minutes on the bus. No welcome parcel so straight out to the small supermarket, not very close, then the big supermarket in town, taxi back with every item including toilet rolls then hoick them up the fire escape.
Health and safety wise I do t think a fire escape passes.muster as the only access! I'm not anal about h and s but I was worried.

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suzsheff
sheffield
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“Relaxing base to explore Madeira”
Reviewed 29 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We finally arrived after having been dropped off by Easy Jet at Porto Santo (lovely beaches) and were welcomed by Robeto. We stayed in the Orchid as we wanted to have a private balcony and the accommodation was spectacular. Beautifully fiurnished, well equipped, fab shower and the massive bed was very comfortable and always we enjoyed a good nights sleep.

The pool and outside areas were immaculate and we enjoyed lazy afternoons, reading and enjoying a swim.

The bakery nearby is indeed fantastic and so cheap. A bus passes by and you can also catch other buses on the road leading to the bakery. A taxi into Funchal is about 5 euro.

As others have said the only downside is the barking dogs but as soon as it gets hot in the daytime they go to sleep and never were a problem at night.

Helena had arranged transport to/from the airport with Mr Alves and even when we had to make an unexpected arrival at the ferry port Mr Alves was there to collect us. If you need a taxi while at the apartment just give him a ring and he'll be there in 5 minutes.

We loved our stay and plan to return during 2016!

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Liked best: The location with a lovely view of Funchal
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