Rua da Estalagem,23 Funchal 9060-415 Portugal
Location This highly traditional luxury hotel occupies a former hunting chalet and is nestled amidst the hilly landscape overlooking Funchal, only 15 minutes from the centre with the sea, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and many different shopping venues. Public transport departs from stops located just steps away. Situated at the heart of the famous and original gardens of Palheiro, the hotel offers direct access to Palheiro golf course. The airport is about 15 km from the hotel. Facilities The hotel was built in 1804. Travellers can enjoy a pleasant stay in one of the 37 rooms. These are located in the main building (3 storeys) or in one of the 2 adjacent buildings (up to 2 storeys). Services such as a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service ensure a comfortable stay. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area, a cafĂ© and a bar. There is also a garden. Additional features at the accommodation include a TV room, a playroom and a library. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Available services and facilities include multilingual staff, medical assistance, room service and a laundry service. In addition, a shuttle service is offered. Rooms Each of the rooms is appointed with central heating, a kitchen and a bathroom. The carpeted accommodation units feature a double bed. Cots are available for younger travellers. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. A mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. Internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi (no extra charge) add to the comfort of the holiday. Among the amenities provided in the rooms are slippers and a daily paper. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use. The establishment offers non-smoking rooms. Sports/Entertainment A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. A sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are also available. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. A variety of sporting activities, such as biking/mountain biking, tennis, fishing and horse riding, or for a fee, golf, are offered at the accommodation. Guests can take advantage of a wide range of indoor sports at the hotel, including a gym, table tennis, badminton, billiards and yoga. The establishment offers a range of services in the wellness area, such as a spa, a sauna, a steam bath, a hammam, a beauty salon, anti-ageing treatments and a solarium, and for an additional fee, massage treatments. Meals Catering options available at the accommodation include bed and breakfast, half board and full board. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. Special dietary cuisine, gluten-free meals and vegetarian dishes can be prepared on request. Payment All major credit cards, including American Express, VISA and MasterCard, are accepted for payment.