Funchal is the main city of Madeira, and you will want to know where you could stay to sleep and relax, so in this article you will know some hotels you should consider for your next holiday.
Have a look at our 10 best hotels in Funchal.
1. Savoy Palace
The Savoy Palace is the palace to dream with your eyes on the horizon. This 5-star hotel provides the perfect choice for guests seeking relaxation and luxury with a perfect blend of refinement.
The hotel has 542 units, of which 352 are hotel bedrooms and suites and 190 apartments (83 T0, 68 T1, 35 T2 and 4 pool suites), with amazing studios (T1 and T2), spa, 6 swimming pools, 8 restaurants and bars, and conference facilities to accommodate up to 1400 guests.
2. Pestana Casino Park
Pestana Casino Park is a 5 star hotel in Funchal, Madeira, surrounded by private gardens. Next to the cruise port of Funchal Bay, just a 5-minute walk from the city center and the center of social and cultural life.You can also enjoy the four restaurants and bars with panoramic views and direct access to the Madeira Casino, with a games room, shows and a nightclub. All rooms in the hotel have wi-fi and a private balcony.
3. Dorisol Estrelicia
It’s located near the seafront, with gardens, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis court, spa and Internet. Estrelicia Hotel is a modern hotel that offers rooms with garden and sea views, as well as a wide range of equipment and services within the Dorisol complex: outdoor swimming pool, indoor swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi (temporarily unavailable due to covid-19), fitness room, spa, tennis court, games room, restaurants, bars and Wi-Fi.
4. Dorisol Buganvília
BuganviliaHotel is ideal for active clients who wish to explore and enjoy Madeira, on holiday at affordable prices but without giving up the comfort of a fine hotel and offering the same facilities that would normally only be found in top quality hotels.
This fine hotel has a spa with many types of treatments and massages and a wide range of activities in nature. It also has a wide range of facilities within the Dorisol Complex:pools, Jacuzzi, sauna (temporarily unavailable due to covid-19), gym, SPA, children’s area, tennis court, games room, restaurants, bars and free wi-fi.
5. Dorisol Mimosa
Dorisol Mimosa is located close to the promenade, with great views over the sea and Funchal bay. The main apartments have a balcony and fully equipped kitchenettes. In it here are many gardens, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis court and spa. Located in the heart of the tourist area (Lido) of the main city (Funchal) and round 5 minutes away from the sea promenade , with restaurants, bars and all facilities nearby, a 20 minute walk around 2 Km from the historical center.
6. Hotel Baia Azul
This hotel is located around the west part of Funchal, just 3 kilometers from the city center and 20 minutes from the airport. The Baía Azul Hotel has an astounding 215 rooms, 3 restaurants, 1 SPA and 2 heated outdoor pools and 1 heated indoor pool. Free internet is available throughout the whole hotel.More than 80% of the rooms in the hotel have a sea view. The hotel has many different rooms, where all types of events can be held, such as, conferences, weddings, seminars, meetings, christenings, anniversary, etc.Integrated in the hotel’s gardens, we find the Chef’s vegetable garden, with the most varied aromatic herbs. The hotel also has it’s own paid car park.
7. Ritz Madeira
The Ritz Madeira is one of the oldest grand cafes and hotels in Funchal, Madeira, located on the main street opposite the beautiful fragrant municipal gardens in bloom 12 months a year. The Ritz open-air esplanade and 1st-floor terrace both overlook the enchanting colourful gardens with the backdrop of the majestic Madeira Mountains. Their varied menu has tastes for all palettes with a selection of drinks, light snacks and upstairs the restaurant with a live cabaret show and dancing every Saturday night. Their homemade Italian Gelato is not to be missed and is available in 32 delicious flavours, all made daily by our Gelato Chef with no preservatives or additives.
8. Pestana CR7 Funchal
Stay at Pestana CR7 Funchal, a 4-star hotel located on the island of Madeira, in the city of Funchal, just 300 meters from the Marina. Born from the partnership between Cristiano Ronaldo and the Pestana group, this lifestyle hotel unites contemporary design to create Funchal’s new hotspot. Here, you will be welcomed by ambassadors who create an integral “bespoke stay”. Also, access all areas with total digital comfort.
9. Hotel Porto Mare
It occupies the central wing of the Vila Porto Mare resort, benefiting from all its facilities. The 198 rooms combine ocean views with an extensive area of tropical gardens. 5 restaurants, 4 bars, 1 ice cream parlor, 5 swimming pools, Spa, sports fields, areas for children. Every day is a different experience! In view of the current COVID-19 pandemic, they created the “Together We Care” protocol, which represents an adaptation to international, national and regional health directives, but which does not forget our mission: to provide a memorable experience to our guests. The protocol has already been certified by SGS, the leader in inspection, verification, testing and certification in the world.
10. Madeira Regency Cliff
Since the beginning, the island of Madeira maintains its mysterious charm with its corners of vast beauty, the richness of its culture and the preservation of its traditions. The Madeira Regency Cliff brings that charm and puts it on the hotel. The hotel is just five minutes from the centre of Funchal and the hotel offers privileged panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean and the island’s capital city. Feel the warm temperatures of the immense deep blue sea, through the hotel’s direct and private path, where the easy access to the sea makes for an easy dip in the water.
Conclusion of the suggestions about the 10 best hotels in Funchal
I hope that with this article you can now decide which hotel to stay in. While you can get to the hotels by bus it is essential to rent a car, so why don’t you rent one of our cars at 7MRentACar. Also, you should see this article so you know what activities to do in Funchal, if you don’t want to stay in a hotel you can find here other places to stay overnight on Madeira island.