The Cliff Bay Hotel - Funchal (Madeira)

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Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal (Madeira), Portugal, 9004-532  show map
 5 stars
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The Cliff Bay Hotel - Funchal (Madeira)

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Overview

Offering a saltwater pool, a sauna and an indoor heated swimming pool, The Cliff Bay Hotel lies in a natural area of Funchal near to Jardim de Sao Francisco, Igreja de Sao Pedro and Frederico de Freitas Museum. With accents of French architecture, the hotel was built in 1994 and renovated in 2012.

The property is notable for the beautiful setting close to a cathedral, a theater and a museum as well as gardens and a botanical garden. A 30-minute walk to the center of Funchal.

Placed near restaurants, a stadium and bars, the hotel offers a diving centre, a sunbathing terrace and loungers for on-site relaxation.

The Cliff Bay Hotel lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Madeira airport.

Rooms

The property comprises 202 individual rooms equipped with complimentary wireless internet, individual climate control, a sofa, a private safe and a dressing room. Some rooms come with a magnificent view of Funchal Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. They feature bathrooms with dressing gowns, a hydro massage bath and a shower.

Eat & Drink

A range of international dishes is offered at the Michelin star rated restaurant. The hotel invites guests to the Poolside bar to relax with a drink. Serving both food and drinks, Proa Azul and Atlantic are situated around 150 meters from the property.

Services

The Cliff Bay Hotel also offers a video projector, a photocopier and a business centre for business travelers.

Relax

Guests will enjoy animation, live performances and live music arranged at the hotel. The hotel's activities include scuba diving, tennis and snorkeling.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   202.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Animation team
  • Live entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Bay view
  • Mountain view
  • Landscape view
  • Partial View

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of EUR 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 12 may stay at the price of EUR 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal (Madeira), Portugal, 9004-532

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City Center
  • Funchal (Madeira)
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Quinta das Cruzes Museum
    1.2 mi
  • Sacred Art Museum
    1.3 mi
Restaurants
  • Chalet Vicente (cuisine: Portuguese)
    500 ft
  • Tokos Restaurant (cuisine: Portuguese)
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    202

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Rooms and availability

The Cliff Bay photos Room
Standard Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 325 sq. feet
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    The Cliff Bay photos Room
    Top floor Twin Room
    Bed type: Twin beds or 2 Single beds
    Size: 325 sq. feet
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    Standard|TWIN UPPER FLOOR FUNCHAL VIEW

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      The Cliff Bay photos Room
      Junior Suite
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 530 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Junior Suite|JUNIOR SUITE SEA VIEW

      Room facilities
        The Cliff Bay photos Room
        Superior Twin Room
        Bed type: Twin beds or 2 Single beds or Double bed
        Size: 325 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
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        Superior|DSM-Twin Superior Funchal and Sea View

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          The Cliff Bay photos Room
          Superior Top floor Twin Room
          Bed type: 2 Single beds or Twin beds
          Size: 325 sq. feet
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          Superior|DSM-Twin Superior Sea View Upper Floor

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            Executive Suite
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Cliff Bay Hotel - Funchal (Madeira) Funchal (Madeira) location
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            Hotel Address:

            Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal (Madeira), Portugal, 9004-532

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Funchal (Madeira)
              1.4 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Quinta das Cruzes Museum
              1.2 mi
            • Sacred Art Museum
              1.3 mi
            Restaurants
            • Chalet Vicente (cuisine: Portuguese)
              500 ft
            • Tokos Restaurant (cuisine: Portuguese)
              400 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              9
            • Number of rooms:
              202

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Strawberry World Tours - 1.1 mi

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 1.3 mi

            Places of interest

            • VidaMar Congress Centre - 400 ft
            • Madeira Congress Center - 3300 ft
            • Madeira Island - 1.1 mi
            • Gomes' Pools - 1.2 mi
            • CIFEC - Madeira Congress Center - 1.5 mi
            • Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint - 1.6 mi
            • Sao Tiago Fort - 1.7 mi

            Train stations

            • Quinta das Cruzes Museum - 1.1 mi
            • Sacred Art Museum - 1.2 mi

            Convention centers

            • Mar Avenue - 1.1 mi

            Shopping areas

            • Frederico de Freitas Museum - 1.1 mi
            • Museum of Natural History Funchal - 1.1 mi
            • Madeira Story Centre - 1.5 mi

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Madeira Casino - 3700 ft
            • Marina do Funchal - 1.0 mi
            • Pregetter s Orchid Garden - 1.1 mi
            • Cathedral of Funchal - 1.2 mi
            • Santa Clara-a-Velha Monastery - 1.3 mi
            • Madeira Botanical Garden - 2.4 mi

            Museums

            • Funchal Toy Museum - 1.5 mi

            Parks

            • botanischer Garten - 1.1 mi

            Business areas

            • Centro Comercial Forum Madeira - 5000 ft
            • Workers Market - 1.7 mi

            Public parking

            • Escola Profissional de Hotelaria e Turismo da Madeira - 1.3 mi

            Local attractions

            • Hafen/Stadt Funchal auf der Insel Madeira - 1.1 mi
              Funchal, Funchal
            • Museum of Natural History - 1.1 mi
              Rua da Mouraria 31, Funchal
            • Museum Quinta dos Cruzes - 1.2 mi
              Calcada do Pico, N.0 1, Funchal
            • Jardim de Sao Francisco - 1.1 mi
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            • Frederico de Freitas Museum - 1.2 mi
              Calcada de Santa Clara, 7, Funchal

            Near the hotel

            • Santa Catarina Park - 3400 ft
              Avenida Do Infante, Funchal
            • Presidential Palace Garden - 4600 ft
              Avenida do Infante, Funchal
            • Quinta Vigia - 3400 ft
              Avenida do Infante, Funchal

            Restaurants nearby

            • Chalet Vicente - 500 ft

              Address: Estrada Monumental 238
              Phone: +351 291 765 818

              66% likes this, based on 285 reviews
              Cuisine: Portuguese

            • Proa Azul - 500 ft

              Address: Estrada Monumental 240

              76% likes this, based on 39 reviews
              Cuisine: Portuguese

            • Funcho Gourmet - 600 ft

              Address: Rua do Gorgulho

              73% likes this, based on 54 reviews
              Cuisine: Portuguese

            • Tokos Restaurant - 400 ft

              Address: Estrada Monumental, N0 169
              Phone: 00 351 291 771 019

              75% likes this, based on 178 reviews
              Cuisine: Portuguese

            • Il Gallo d'Oro - 600 ft

              Address: Estrada Monumental 147
              Phone: +351 291 707 700

              66% likes this, based on 183 reviews
              Cuisine: Mediterranean, Portuguese

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              9
            • Number of rooms:
              202

            Hotel Awards

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            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Spa Hotels in Portugal

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            The Cliff Bay Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Cliff Bay

            Average guest rating

            8.6out of 10
            Superb
            Based on 85 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            8.0
            Service
            6.0
            Value
            10.0

            Guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              A good combination of elegance, charm and service contrasting well with business hotels

              Would prefer a no smoking policy

            • Couple
              9.6

              Madeira is beautiful city and hotel make you feel like you are at best place in world, aw some place

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              The location and wonderful views (including a picture-postcard view of the famous Reid's Palace). The tranquillity of the place and the perfect sound-proofness of the rooms. The size and decoration of the room and bathroom. The breakfast - a great selection of food and drinks, to enjoy on the terrace surrounded by beautiful flowers. The spa and the staff working in it. The gym is modestly equipped, but has unbeatable views - I have rarely exercised looking straight at the ocean. And we had the privilege to listen to an unforgettable guitar duet in the bar on one of the evenings. I could go on...

            • Group of friends
              10.0

              The Spa treatments were wonderful - Marina was just lovely. The staff were amazing and I loved the Breakfast so much variety! It was my birthday and when my friend and I got back to our room there was a wonderful chocolate cake there it was fantastic and such a fabulous surprise. Thanks to all the Staff at Cliff Bay I would definately return and recommend to all my friends. They make you all feel special like your the only one there!!!!!

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              hotel was very efficiently run and not intrusive

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              --Relaxed athmosphere, comfort and good location. Also a very good restaurant inhouse.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              The friendlyness of the staff. The flower decorations and the excellent state of the Public rooms

              I felt the menu at the cactus bar and the lower swimming pool was a little limited if you needed to use it often.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              The location was excellent - a 25 minute stroll into the centre of Funchal and right on the water's edge. And we were given a free upgrade to a full sea view room - which was more like a junior suite in any case.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              The presentation of everything,beautifully clean and helpful staff

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              Superb breakfast, absolute feast. Beds and pillows exceptional. Brilliant staff. Wonderful surroundings

              Themed evenings did not always appeal.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              we had a very nice sea-view, and shall return. Nice indoor pool when the weather was not so good

            • Single
              8.2

              Great large room with a good ocean view. Used the pool and gym facilities every day. Good breakfasts.

              Drinks & Food at the Cliff Bay were expensive, however there are many good quality and cheaper places to eat and drink close by (try Frangos around the corner and have the piri piri chicken and tomato salad).

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              Size and layout, location of room.

              Was turned away from restaurant for breakfast, very brusquely and without any assistance as to where I should go. When I asked another member of staff for directions, he pointed me back to the restaurant I had just been ejected from. There then followed an altercation in Portugese with me finally, and with a lack of good grace, being seated in what I late learned was the "VIP" restaurant. I was assured by the second member of staff that the package I had paid for entitled me to eat in that restaurant. I was somewhat surprised to find later that my partner, who breakfasted before me, had also been turned away from this restaurant and had eaten elsewhere. If you are going to be a 4\5 star hotel, then you should provide 4\5 star service.

            • Couple
              10.0

              great hotel. Perfect location, fantastic meal, helpful staff

            • Family with children
              7.4

              Comfort and the quality of the service.

              I think the decor of the hotel is old fashion. Need a revamp on this.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Cliff Bay Hotel - Funchal (Madeira) Funchal (Madeira) location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal (Madeira), Portugal, 9004-532

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Funchal (Madeira)
              1.4 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Quinta das Cruzes Museum
              1.2 mi
            • Sacred Art Museum
              1.3 mi
            Restaurants
            • Chalet Vicente (cuisine: Portuguese)
              500 ft
            • Tokos Restaurant (cuisine: Portuguese)
              400 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              9
            • Number of rooms:
              202

            Hotel Awards

            PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFunchal (Madeira)The Cliff Bay

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Spa Hotels in Portugal

            Use Badge