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Casa Velha do Palheiro

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Hertfordshire UK
Reviewed 9 January 2015

We stayed in Palheiro Village but visited Casa Velha several times during our 10- day stay. Staff were courteous and the surroundings were beautiful Lovely place to take a walk or just sit and relax. We ate in the restaurant once and we were not disappointed - though quite pricey was very good value compared to some other restaurants we...

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

Wonderful service and food mouthwateringly delicious and not expensive. Cover, main course, wine and coffee- 50 Euros for 2. Recommend medallions medium rare. Seafood risotto yummy too. Added bonus- it was 200 metres from our hotel so no hilly trek afterwards.

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2014

My wife decided that her Important Birthday this year should be marked as an occasion, whereas my equivalent two years' previous had been allowed to pass quietly by... After deciding on Madeira island, we then started looking at hotels. I liked the look and feel of Casa Velha as being on the one hand out of town but on the...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and comments. We like to think we have all the benefits of Funchal but at them same time being far enough away so our guests can switch off and re charge batteries. We look forward to seeing you again.

Saviese, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We were looking for peace, quiet, good food, perfect service, lovely suroudings and we found it all. The site is beautiful, the gardens superb, a golf course next door, a wonderful spa, perfect service and excellent food. Although it rained quite a lot (we went during the month of November), we enjoyed a most relaxing holiday on this gorgeous island....

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed our resort and all its facilities.

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2014

we stayed for a week's golf package with friends. We all had rooms on the first floor golf block, beside the main building. Service was exceptional. The rooms were fine, although some bits did look a bit tired, with rust marks in the shower cubicle. Warned by other contributors, we brought our own tea and kettle, so early morning tea...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thanks for your excellent feedback. We haved shared your comments with our team and hopefully your experience will be even better next time. Obrigado,

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 October 2014

The Casa Velha do Palheiro convinced us 100%. You feel an extraordinary charming atmosphere with very friendly employees. The standard of the hotel is high but still cosy and relaxed. The hotel offers a huge park for perfect walks and retirements for reading, has a a nice and modern Spa with outside/inside pool, gym, sauna, etc... and last but not...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thanks for your excellent feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed our new free WIFI which is now available in all our rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back to Casa Velha.

Devon
Reviewed 29 October 2014

First impressions of this country house hotel were good although several things left us feeling really rather disappointed by Casa Velha do Palheiro. 1. Because of the package we had purchased we had a "room upgrade" to a garden room - a large, pleasant room but it was very dark on the ground floor (surrounded by trees and SO DAMP….....

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and we are very sorry that your experience at Casa Velha did not live up to your expectations. The management team have met and discussed the points that you raised and once again we apologise for the negative impact that this had on your holiday.

leicestershire
Reviewed 4 October 2014

This is a charming hotel created in and around a restored family home of great style and comfort with superb botanical gardens adjoining and its estate converted to a very good and attractive golf course. Service is of a very high standard. It's a way out of Funchal but there is a complimentary shuttle twice each way each day and...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Dear Stella, thanks for your great review and delighted you enjoyed the Palheiro pace of life! “Traditionally high comfort and service, and very good golf too” 5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW This is a charming hotel created in and around a restored family home of great style and comfort with superb botanical gardens adjoining and its...

Lillehammer, Norway
Reviewed 4 October 2014

We were a group that arrived late in the evening. Check in went very smoothly, the staff immediately carried our luggage to our rooms, and we found ourselves standing in a large bedroom, tastefully decorated with period furniture and a huge bed. Not modern, but clean, spacious and elegant. The next day we fully experienced how service minded the staff...

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jonathanfletch, Owner at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this review

Thanks for your fantastic review. We are so pleased that you loved the ambience and all of our facilities. Air connections from Norway are even better next year so please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 October 2014

This was our first visit and will definitely not be the last. From the moment we arrived the staff were very friendly and accommodating at all times. The facilities at the hotel were excellent and the adjoining golf course was superb. The food was always of a high quality and very well presented. Looking forward to returning next year!

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Thanks for your great comments and we are very happy that you will now become another returner guest! “'Our First Visit to Casa Velha do Palheiro'” 5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW This was our first visit and will definitely not be the last. From the moment we arrived the staff were very friendly and accommodating at...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Velha do Palheiro is a graceful 5 star Madeira country house hotel with 37 luxurious rooms.The hotel is situated next to the famous Palheiro Gardens, originally created over 200 years ago. Hotel facilities include: Championship golf course, full spa facilities including indoor and outdoor heated pools as well as a variety of treatments, fishing boat for whale and dolphin watching and big game fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Velha do Palheiro

Address: Rua da Estalagem 23 | Palheiro Golf Sao Goncalo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-415, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: €156 - €254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Casa Velha do Palheiro 5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Casa Velha Do Palheiro Hotel Funchal
Casa Velha Do Palheiro Madeira/Funchal
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#13 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#16 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#16 Family Hotel in Funchal
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“ask for ground floor garden room which has a small patio”
 of 5 bubbles 59lizg, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the wing to the front on first floor overlooking the lawn”
 of 5 bubbles donaldr655, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the main house overlooking the main lawn, and enjoy the breeze at night. no neeed fro A/C, what a pleasure”
 of 5 bubbles 136nigelc, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There all nice but I would would opt for something in the house if you prefer individual character.”
 of 5 bubbles FionaRugby, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The suites are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles , 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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