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Hotel The Cliff Bay

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked The Cliff Bay to celebrate Christmas with our eighty year old parents; we could not have made a better choice. On arrival we were greeted by polite, pleasant, efficient reception staff and were offered a glass of fizz to start our holiday, whilst our bags were taken to our rooms. Our room was spacious and extremely clean, with...

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Cowbridge, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from another fabulous week at The Cliff Bay. Everything was perfect from a very welcome arrival from the very helpful reception staff, the care of the housekeeping department to the excellent service in the bars and restaurants. We ate in the well deserved 2star Michelin restaurant on several nights and it was the highlight of our...

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london
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Coulda wait to get home to write this glowing review. It's a top place to stay. Far outdoing the Reid next door, so we hear fro fellow guests. Brilliant buffet breakfast at The Rose Garden where we also dined on two consecutive nights. Top tip: if you're paying for your meals, choose the half buffet option and skip the starters....

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our fourth visit to Cliff bay, arriving on Boxing Day for two weeks. The hotel is immaculate, the staff genuinely work very hard to enhance your holiday experience. The New Year's Eve gala event lived up to it's title, the team delivering an unforgettable night, culminating in views of the magical firework display with champagne. I even had my own...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Spent a very nice time there during the holidays and celebrated New Years in the Cliff Bay. Was the second visit after 12 years. We got a room which was not renovated, because we were quite late in our booking. The rooms in the upper floors are renovated and much nicer. But still our view over the ocean and Funchal...

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4Thank Andrea S
North West England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lost count of the number of times and certainly nights that we have spent at the delightful Cliff Bay Hotel, it is well over 20/480. The standards and quality of everything is first class, and the staff are delightful. The attention to detail is fabulous. It is not possible to praise The Cliff Bay too much, if I...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel from 30th Dec, 16 to 6th Jan, 17.Our prime reason for visiting Madeira was to see the firework display in Funchal Harbour on New Years Eve. Having stayed at the Cliff Bay Hotel a couple of times before we knew the hotel was in a superb position for viewing the fireworks. The hotel was, as...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Good trip in a well oiled machine, We were well looked after all the time there, nothing was to much trouble.The Gallo D oro was the probably best restaurant we have eaten in, without being over formal yet providing a wonderful experience.The other staff were all very helpful and friendly particularly the front desk

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2Thank Alan g
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel with stunning views. Great food and excellent service - couldn't fault it. Will certainly return if visiting Funchal again. Best hotel in Funchal in my opinion - I'd definitely recommend it. A very memorable experience!

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Buckinghamshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the best hotel in Funchal. We had an Executive Sea View suite on the 8th floor. The suite was huge, a large sitting room with cloakroom off, a very large bedroom, massive bathroom and a balcony that could be accessed from both rooms. The extras that came with the suite during our stay made it well worth the extra...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Atlantic Ocean stretches as far as the eye can see at the foot of The Cliff Bay which is perched on the top of a natural promontory. The hotel is surrounded by gardens with innumerable secluded corners and centenary palm trees extending to the very edge of the cliff face. The panorama is completed by a magnificent view over the bay of Funchal to the left of the hotel.The most influential restaurant guide in the world, the Michelin Guide, has awarded a star to Il Gallo d'Oro, The Cliff Bay's gourmet restaurant run by Chef Benoît Sinthon. This is Madeira's first and only star ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel The Cliff Bay

Address: Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal, Madeira 9004-532, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: €174 - €306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel The Cliff Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
The Cliff Bay - Porto Bay Hotel Funchal
Cliff Bay Porto Funchal
Cliff Bay Hotel Funchal
Cliff Bay Hotel Madeira
Hotel The Cliff Bay Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Funchal
#1 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#2 Family Hotel in Funchal
#3 Business Hotel in Funchal
#3 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#4 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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“Book Early, we do”
 of 5 bubbles 704rogerf, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Definitely go for an Executive Sea View Suite”
 of 5 bubbles JamesRH, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sea / harbour views are best”
 of 5 bubbles T-S-STOKIES, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“garden /sea view room the best”
 of 5 bubbles caroldonald, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors with funchal view are best but there is no bad rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles mal932016, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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