Top hotels in Funchal
The modern Hotel Dorisol Estrelicia is found 2km from the heart of Funchal, and a short walk from the lido swimming pool and the seafront promenade. Set among attractive gardens, the hotel’s facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, a tennis court, spa and fitness room, terrace bar and intenational buffet restaurant. Furnished in a modern style, the Dorisol Estrelicia’s rooms have cable TV and private bathrooms with either a tub or shower. License number: 7133
Stay with us at the Pestana CR7 Funchal, a 4-star hotel located on the island of Madeira, in the city of Funchal only 300 metres from the marina. Born from a collaboration between Cristiano Ronaldo and the Pestana Hotel Group, this lifestyle hotel offers contemporary design, making it Funchal's latest hotspot. Here, you'll be welcomed by ambassadors who'll design a truly bespoke stay. All areas of the hotel offer total digital convenience. During your stay, you'll be able to enjoy the rooftop infinity pool, along with the sauna and outdoor Jacuzzi. Work out at the outdoor gym, use the free Wi-Fi and enjoy your meals at the restaurant. Take in one of the best sunsets on the island from the rooftop bar. All rooms feature contemporary design with plenty of natural light, soundproofing and free Wi-Fi. Download the Pestana CR7 App and discover what Funchal and the hotel have in store for you. Our SOMEMO Manager (SOcial MEdia MObile Manager) guarantees that you'll be taken care of before, during and after your stay—here, you'll have The Time of Your Life. Enjoy the best parties and DJ sets at thePestana CR7 Off-side RoofTop with the best views of the city. If you'd like something more laid back, discover the CR7 Pizza, Burger, Beer & Wine; a modern, multi-functional space with an open kitchen, wood-fired stove and bar where you can try our fantastic cocktails. Work out with the "Get in Shape" program, personalized functional training created by the world's best footballer. If you prefer something more relaxing, pay a visit to the Magic Spa on demand at our 24-hour reception. During your stay, don't forget to visit the Museu CR7 free of charge featuring all of Cristiano Ronaldo's trophies and awards. The Casino da Madeira is only 200 metres away, the Centro Comercial Madeira Shopping Centre is only 4.7 km away and the Madeira Airport 23.5 km away. License nr: 7096
The Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel is one of the most sophisticated and luxurious 5 star in Funchal, Madeira Island, it has been recently refurbished embracing the newest trends. This hotel has an unique location with direct access to the Atlantic Ocean and amazing views of bay of Funchal. The Pestana Carlton Madeira enjoys a unique location, on a cliff top with stunning views over Funchal Bay just 10 minutes walking distance from the city centre. License nr: 3978
Sitting amid lush gardens, the Quintinha São João centres around a 19th century manor house, and is well located for exploring the sights of Funchal, being just a 3-minute bus ride from downtown. The hotel has an indoor and outdoor pool, contemporary spa and gym, while you can enjoy local and Goan cuisines at A Morgadinha and relax in the classic Vasco da Gama and Pool bars. Rooms are air conditioned and have minibars, cable TV, DVD players, safes and private bathrooms.Licence number: 5565
The modern 3-star Aparthotel Dorisol Buganvilia is located in Funchal close to the seaside promenade and a selection of restaurants and bars. Its facilities include a spa with treatments and massages, an outdoor pool, an indoor pool with a Jacuzzi and sauna, a fitness room, and a children’s playground. The smart, modern rooms feature cable TVs, fully equipped kitchenette, microwave and kitchen utensils, and private bathrooms. License number: 7142
Centred around a 19th century hunting lodge, the Palheiro Village offers luxury villas and apartments, in a hilltop location overlooking Funchal. The lush gardens neighbouring the village are filled with beautiful flora and you can play a game of golf, relax in the boutique spa, enjoy a swim and dine in three elegant restaurants. Palheiro Village’s apartments and villas are furnished in a modern style, with full kitchens, living rooms with flat-screen TVs and DVD players and bathrooms. License number: 46309/AL
Situated in an elevated position on the hillside, this elegant, contemporary style hotel enjoys splendid views over the city of Funchal, the mountains and the bay. It features heated indoor & outdoor pools, a restaurant, a bar, a spa area and conference facilities. The hotel is located uphill from São João Fortress; the Casa-museu Frederico de Freitas is within a short stroll.
This award-winning design hotel is situated in the historic centre of Funchal. Many attractions such as the Cathedral, Frederico de Freitas Museum, Museum of Natural History or Funchal Marina are easily reachable. The luxury hotel features 24-hour reception, express check-in, concierge service, currency exchange, free WIFI throughout, meeting rooms, 24-hour business centre, restaurant, bar, fitness centre, spa and wellness, indoor and outdoor pool, medical assistance, bicycle rental, car hire, laundry service and luggage storage.
This resort hotel lies just a 10 minutes' walking distance away from the lively centre of Funchal. The hotel lies close to a number of restaurants and bars, which offer live music and an exciting atmosphere. The hotel lies close to the many attractions that the island has to offer. Barreirinha Beach can be found just a short distance away. Links to the public transport network can be found nearby. The hotel comprises luxuriously-designed apartments, most of which boasts spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean. The apartments offer modern amenities, for a high level of comfort and convenience. The resort offers an extensive range of facilities and services, ensuring that there is never a dull moment. The little ones will appreciate the varied, bi-weekly entertainment programme that the hotel provides.
This modern hotel is located on the exotic island of Madeira, only 3 km from the centre of Funchal, and 500 m from the sea. Each room has a private balcony, offering stunning views of the nearby sea and mountains, with wifi free. The hotel is located 50 metres from Madeira Fórum shopping centre, with many restaurants nearby. In the tourist centre, there are many of shopping areas with boutiques and entertainment venues. This is the perfect hotel to enjoy a relaxing holiday in the breathtaking exotic island of Madeira.
Cheap Hotels in Funchal
This charming hotel is in Funchal. This cosy establishment guarantees a quiet stay as it counts with just 1 bedrooms. Guests will not be bothered during their stay, as this is not a pet-friendly hotel.
We are a small, friendly, adult-only hotel, located in a residential area, on a hill about 2 km from Funchal city centre, with excellent views over the bay. Our professional staff pride themselves on their warm welcome and are available 24 hours a day to help you enjoy your stay. All our rooms have private bathrooms and free WiFi . Guests can unwind on the garden terrace with a drink from the bar, and enjoy delicious food, freshly cooked in The Flame Tree Restaurant, using local ingredients. A small outdoor plunge pool is available to cool you off after a busy day sightseeing. There is plentiful, free on-street parking adjacent to the hotel, as well as a bus route to Funchal. Madeira Airport is located some 20 km away.
This lovely hotel is situated in Funchal. With a total of 12 guests rooms, this is a nice place to stay right in the heart of Funchal city. In addition, Wi-Fi access is offered at the establishment's common spaces and inside the rooms also. The reception desk is open 24 hours per day, all year round. Small pets are allowed on the premises upon requirent.
This charming hotel is located in Funchal, lying just a short distance away from the sea. Lying in a peaceful residential area at the foot of a slope, the hotel is set just 500 metres away from the lively tourist area of Lido. Guests will find themselves within easy walking distance of a number of shops, restaurants and bars, while the town centre is just 2 km away. This wonderful hotel features tastefully-designed guest rooms, which provide a comfortable setting in which to relax and unwind. The hotel features a pool and sun terrace, where guests can simply lie back and revel in the beauty of the surroundings. This hotel offers a relaxed, homely ambience, in which to escape the rest of the world.
The Guest-house is situated 5 minutes walking to the centre of Funchal and near by the bus stations for people who like walking the many levadas the Madeira has to offer. This family run Guest-house offers you excellent accommodation in 12 bedrooms which all have private bathrooms, direct phone and satellite television. Some rooms include a private balcony, which has a direct view over the city of Funchal. The amenities of the Guest-house comprises of a wide esplanade with a view of Funchal.
The apartment complex lies 3 km from the centre and is approximately 700 m from the beach. Countless shops, bars and restaurants are to be found in the vicinity (within 100 m) as are links to the transport network (50 m away). Opened in 1997, this 6-storey apartment complex comprises 24 apartments and 30 studios split between two buildings. The complex is part of the d'Ajuda holiday village, the facilities of which may be used by guests here. A lobby with 24-hour reception service, safes, a currency exchange desk and lifts feature at this hotel. A bar, a café and a restaurant are to be found in the main building of the complex. There is also a laundry service, a car park and medical assistance on offer. The comfortably furnished rooms come with an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, a fridge, a kitchenette, a lounge room, a hire safe, central heating and a balcony. The apartments are similarly equipped but also come with a separate bedroom. The rooms are cleaned by hotel staff on guests' departure. There are swimming pools and a health club with an indoor pool, a gym, a sauna and a hot tub within the complex, the use of which guests are entitled to. Guests are offered breakfast and evening meals in the form of a buffet at the neighbouring Jardins d'Ajuda suite hotel.
This city hotel is situated at the heart of the famous Lido, close to the centre of town (about a 30-minute walk away) and about 100 m from the nearest bus stop. Guests will find a number of restaurants, bars, coffee shops and shopping centres in the vicinity. Funchal Airport is some 3 kms from the accommodation. Built in 2008, this hotel comprises a total of 74 guest rooms and suites. Fully air-conditioned, this establishment welcomes its guests into a lobby with a 24-hour reception and check-out service. Meals and refreshments are served at the on-site café bar and restaurant. Guests staying at this establishment can also enjoy complimentary parking in the car park or garage. Guests looking to keep in shape can visit the small gym for a work-out or spend their leisure time in the swimming pool area.
This charming hotel is situated in Funchal. Residencial Vila Lusitania features a total of 32 rooms. Pets are not allowed at Residencial Vila Lusitania.
This elegant hotel is nestled amidst beautiful surroundings on a cliff top setting overlooking Funchal's marina. Guests will find themselves just a 10 minutes' walk from a myriad of entertainment venues, restaurants, shops and bars. Links to the public transport network lie just 500 metres from the hotel, while transfer to Funchal Airport takes just 40 minutes. This stunning hotel occupies a renovated manor house and features a charming classical style, exuding timeless elegance. The guest rooms are beautifully appointed and offer comfortable, relaxing surroundings in which to lie back and unwind at the end of the day. The rooms come complete with modern amenities for guests' convenience. Guests are invited to enjoy sumptuous delights from the restaurant, with something to tempt even the most discerning palate.
SITUATED ON A SPECTACULAR SITE, IN THE WEST HILLSIDE OF FUNCHAL, WITH SUPERB VIEWS OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, THE BAY AND MAGNIFICENT MOUNTAINS. - 2,5KM FROM THE CENTRE OF FUNCHAL. - 22 KM FROM THE AIRPORT.
Offering spectacular views over the stunning natural spot of the Bay of Funchal, this welcoming property is an optimal option for all those looking for comfort and quality while on visit in Madeira. This charming establishment is only a short distance from the centre of Funchal and yet offers a very private sanctuary that is rarely disturbed by the bustle of the city below. There is a wide range of accommodation options including cosy studios, one-bedroom apartments and more spacious villas. The units feature a beautiful décor combining natural earth tones and warm hues to create a warm, home-away-from-home atmosphere. Travelers may freshen up at the shimmering outdoor pool featuring fabulous waterfront views and order a tasty picnic breakfast. Guests may enjoy a book, watch a movie or keep updated with Wi-Fi connection at the snug lounge.
Situated 1 Km away from the center of Funchal, Madeira Bright Star features an outdoor swimming pool and free Wifi throughout the Hotel. The Hotel offers air conditioned rooms, decorated in neutral colours. All the rooms have wooden furniture, a balcony and a plasma TV. Guests can start their day with a breakfast buffet, before relaxing on the sun loungers by the pool.The bar offers light snacks, cocktail's and soft drinks. Madeira Casino in only 200 metres away and you can find Cristiano Ronaldo museum only 50 metres from Madeira Bright Star.
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Hotels in Funchal
Nestled in a natural valley between the Atlantic and the mountains, Funchal is in an idyllic location. Here, the temperatures hit the 20s all year round and the flowers bloom in all seasons.
Book one of our Funchal hotels and explore a city that is relaxed by day and vibrant by night, with nightclubs open until 7am on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Beaches and pools
Black of sand and warm of water, Funchal's Praia Formosa is made up of three small sandy beaches and a large pebble beach. The city also has several outdoor swimming pool complexes, including the Lido, whose seawater pools are refilled daily, and Ponta Gorda, which has two adult pools and a children's pool. Both complexes have bars and restaurants and access to the sea itself. The Lido and Praia Formosa are linked by a palm-tree-lined promenade with lovely views of the sea. Watersports and outdoor activities are popular here – you can go swimming with dolphins, whale-watching, diving, surfing or paragliding, take a boat trip or just enjoy long walks.
Funchal's Botanical Gardens have more than 2,000 plants, including indigenous plants from Madeira and other Atlantic islands and trees from places around the world, from the Himalayas to the tropics. There are also tropical fruit trees, sugar cane, medicinal plants and some exotic and rare birds, including cockatoos, Australian parakeets and dwarf parrots. Attractions at the Monte Palace Tropical Gardens include two Oriental gardens with Buddhist sculptures and Japanese lanterns, and wildlife including koi carp, swans and peacocks. The gardens are also home to a collection of tiles from palaces, churches and private houses from across the former Portuguese empire. Quinta Magnolia is a beautiful park filled with thousands of colourful flowers. It also has an outdoor pool, tennis and squash courts, a jogging circuit, a play area and a café.
Funchal's abundance of museums includes the Madeira Story Centre and the City Museum, where you can discover the history of the island and the city, and the Contemporary Art Museum. The unusual Universe of Memories tells the story of the life of Madeira's former Secretary of Tourism, João Carlos Abreu, who travelled the world as a journalist and public figure. The museum contains 10,000 objects from across the globe, including books, ceramics, paintings and bronzes. You can also learn about the fauna, flora and geology of Madeira at the Funchal Municipal Museum, which also has an aquarium, or Madeira wine at the Wine Museum.
Eating and drinking
Housed in a 200-year-old former salt warehouse, the Armazem do Sal restaurant – whose name reflects its heritage – is popular for its modern Portuguese cuisine. As well as octopus and black scabbardfish, you can try some interesting-sounding desserts here, including red wine panna cotta, black tea crème brulee and chocolate volcano. Or for fine dining, classical music and waiters dressed in 18th-century costume, head to Restaurante Mozart, a TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2014 winner. Afterwards, enjoy a drink and an ice cream at the Barreirinha Bar and Café, where you can sit outside and watch the ships coming in and out of the harbour. Occasionally there's a live band, jazz musician or DJ.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Funchal
What are the best hotels to stay in Funchal?Hotel Dorisol Estrelicia, Pestana Cr7 Funchal and Pestana Carlton Madeira Premium Ocean Resort are some of the popular hotels in Funchal.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Funchal?The cheapest price for a double room in Funchal is £20, offered by Residencial Monumental.
What hotels are in the central Funchal neighborhood?The best hotels near the center of Funchal are Quinta Jardins do Lago, Quinta das Vistas Palace Gardens and Vila Teresinha A L.
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