Brilliant staff, location. Quiet small town setting overlooking the pool and sea. The only noise was from the occasional aircraft landing and taking off - 5 minutes from the airport. Wonderfully calm atmosphere - staff could not be anymore attentive and caring. Fabulous breakfast choices and an equally impressive and cheap evening meal choice. Plan to go again.
Extended our holiday by staying for 3 nights here. The location and setting were excellent. Take time to explore the orchard, it was wonderful. The breakfasts catered for every possible taste and the only meal we ate in was excellent.
I only went over to Madeira for the equivalent of a long weekend, so I didn't plan to do much - just relax in the hotel and its grounds. For a short stay like this is absolutely perfect because you can really unwind - walk around the garden, smelling the flowers and looking at all the unusual trees and plants. Then there is the pool of course, which I didn't find so cold - if you ease yourself in, bit by bit! Then there are the beautiful views and the just fantastic spa, which is lovely and treatments very good. I liked that you are offered a choice of tea after your treatment and you then get to drink it reclining on a lounger out on their terrace overlooking the ocean! Just having a little apartment with the garden just outside, and a little terrace in front of it was lovely. I travelled alone but you feel totally safe there and it has everything you need. Canico too is a great little place with a good supermarket, pharmacy, bakery (next door), bank machines etc. The staff are really, really helpful and will provide any assistance or anything you need very promptly. Lots of cats wander about, particularly in the outside restaurant, but they are no bother unless you care to feed them (which is what they want!). They will suddenly appear and then disappear but are friendly.
Claire from Oxfordshire
Quinta Splendida Wellness Botanical Garden hotel is located in Caniço, in the island of Madeira . The main building is a …More
Just a reasonable downhill walk into Funchal centre,this comfortable old house style hotel has spotless swimming pool with sun beds to laze in on the days not spent out & about.getting around is easy,bus stops all a hop away,parking in the grounds,really delightful views,& if traffic noise gets you down ask for quiet bedrooms at the rear.
Friendly and welcoming staff on reception. Comfortable room with lovely outlook over the private garden down to the coast about 3 miles away. Good centre for touring but without a car you might feel a bit out on a limb. Ideal for a walking holiday. The large covered swimming pool is excellent. A delicious breakfast, included in the room rate, can be taken on the terrace to enjoy the sun!
Revel in the spectacular setting 400 meters above the sea, overlooking the vineyards and terraces of Camara de Lobos.Stroll …More
"Small, no frills hotel in Funchal hotel district"
Stayed in hotel for an extended period of 11 days in late October.
Holiday plans were to spend sometime relaxing and enjoy the sun and the rest walking the levadas.
Hotel was a great base to do that.
Pool area is small, overlooking the main road below and beyond out to sea. Was not busy whilst we were there - we were able to enjoy the sun in peace and were not aware of road noise from below.
Lido area on sea front an easy 5 minute walk downhill. Very close to supermarket and good choice of restaurants.
Staff we always polite and front desk very happy to help us plan our trips - mostly using local buses - out and about in the island.
Room was clean and everything in good working order.
we stayed at dom pedro 2 adults one 3 year old this is our second time ,for the price you can`t get a better hotel we had just room only because there are lovely eating places outside the hotel or in the centre we also hired a car which for us was a must as we went round the island. the hotel is not 5 star so if youe fancy a 5 star but think you can get the same service your mistaken. but for a place to stay for room only you cant beat it.the swimming pools are not heated but the time we went the weather was hot so nice and refreasing for us .they have 3 pools in total and tennis courts plus free internet at reception only. once again i stress for the price it`s great but do remember it is a 3 star.
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