Built in the 18th century, this elegant hotel enjoys a convenient location in Funchal, close to the historical city centre. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens with more than 500 different species of plants, this hotel offers the ideal accommodation for those holidaymakers eager to escape everyday routine and enjoy a relaxing stay away from the hustle and bustle of big cities. Madeira airport is some 18 kilometres away and nature lovers will find Monte Palace and Madeira botanical gardens a short driving distance away. The tastefully decorated guest rooms feature a charming atmosphere and have been tastefully decorated in warm and earthy tones. The Presidential Suite includes a large balcony offering magnificent views over the surrounding landscape. The exclusive restaurant serves Madeiran and international first class cuisine, all for a truly memorable stay in Madeira.
A beautiful Quinta, once a manor House for a Madeiran Family is now a luxurious and classicaly decorated and furnished hotel with just 40 rooms. The hotel boasts a lovely pool set in magnificant gardens which feature among other things, swans and the hotels oldest resident, a 45 year old giant Turtle called Colombo. All rooms are stylishly decorated and furnished and come complete with balcony (overlooking the gardens), air conditioning, mini bar, sitting area, TV with "cable", telephone, safe, internet connection and full bathroom with hairdryer. The hotel has a library, games room, billiard room, conference facilities, heated swimming pool, gym, jacuzzi, tennis court, croquet, and Turkish bath. For golfers, the hotel can arrange nearby courses at a discount. There is a Bistro by the pool, serving drinks, snacks and quality food with fresh loacl ingredients, a bar, a breakfast room with varanda and the main restaurant that serves Madeiran and Continental cuisine (please note that children under 8 years of age are not allowed in the main restaurant for evening meals, an early dinner (high tea) is provided for smaller children between 17.00 and 18.30).
The hotel is located 1.5 km from the centre of FUnchal and provides a courtesy bus service, 5 days a week, 4 times per day.