Overview

This iconic hotel has been open for over a century and now boasts a Michelin star restaurant, William Restaurant. Set in botanical gardens and with traditional British decor, this property is a luxurious old world hotel. It has played host to famous past guests including Winston Churchill and allows you to absorb Funchal Bay views, while sipping a famous afternoon tea.

Enjoy personal touches from the moment you check in, with the receptionist accompanying you to your room to show you around. The traditional British style of Reid's Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Madeira gives an old feel to this luxurious resort and it is known for its Afternoon Tea, perfect to enjoy while taking in the bay views.

Relax in your cosy room and make use of the modern facilities such as free WiFi to stay in touch with loved ones at home. Relax in your bathrobe and slippers, while enjoying a free soft drink from the replenished minibar. Upgrade to a deluxe room for more space, and being set in a better location they offer views over the botanical gardens or out to the ocean.

Accommodation details

Address:

Estrada Monumental, 139
Funchal
Funchal
Portugal
9000-098

Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 14:00
Normal Check-out: 12:00

Location:

0.9 mi / 1.4 km from city centre

Room types and facilities

Total Number of Rooms - 158

Classic

Sleeps 2, Bed Type: King(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Minibar, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, In Room Movies, Television

Superior

Sleeps 2, Bed Type: King(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Minibar, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Separate Shower, Bathtub/shower combination, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, In Room Movies, Television

Deluxe Junior Suite

Sleeps 2, Bed Type: King(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Minibar, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, In Room Movies, Television

Garden Junior Suite

Sleeps 2, Bed Type: Double(s) or double(s) and rollaway  Satellite television, Minibar, Air conditioning, Separate Bath, Private bathroom, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, In Room Movies, Television

Superior Suite

Sleeps 2, Bed Type: King(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Minibar, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, In Room Movies, Television

Deluxe Sea View

Sleeps 2, Bed Type: King(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Minibar, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, In Room Movies, Television

General facilities

  • Health club
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Business center
  • Sauna
  • Onsite laundry
  • Baby sitting
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Spa
  • Concierge desk
  • Exercise gym
  • On-Site parking
  • Hair dryer
  • Off-Site parking
  • Internet services
  • Tennis court
  • Beauty shop/salon
  • Hairdresser/barber
  • Currency exchange
  • 4 Restaurant
  • 3 Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • 1 Children's pool
  • 2 Lounges/bars
  • Pool Bar
  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shop
  • Kids Club
  • Massage services
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevators

Other facilities

Wander down the steps from the pool area and enjoy the lido, with comfortable sun loungers to enjoy the weather and top up the tan. A small kids pool and kids club are ideal distractions for the younger guests while you relax and soak up the sun.

The more modern feeling SPA provides pampering treatments and sea views. Try one of the day or week programmes with brands including Aromatherapy Associates and Natura Bissé. Relax for each treatment on your own private terrace with sea views, creating the perfect environment to unwind. Pilates classes and two tennis courts also provide options to keep active.

Another great way to relax and enjoy this resort is exploring the botanical gardens that surround it. Take in the beauty of nature and enjoy the sunshine, with views over Funchal. Or take a walk in to the town and experience a bit of local food and shopping.

Dining information

Start your day with breakfast with a view in the Pool Terrace Restaurant, where you can also enjoy drinks and snacks through the day later on. Exquisite Italian cuisine with Atlantic Ocean views is on the menu at Villa Cipriani and Michelin-starred dishes are served at William Restaurant, using the best of Madeira’s seasonal ingredients. Stunning views over Funchal's Bay, a selection of Madeira wines and a range of light dishes and tempting desserts are on offer at the Gastrobar.

The Afternoon Tea is one of the highlights of this property. A popular choice with guests, you need to book in advance to take advantage of this spread of freshly baked pastries, complimented by a selection of teas. Accompany this with a glass of Champagne and take in the views of the hotel and gardens from your terrace location.

Please note that restaurants and bars are subject to individual operating days and times. 

Additional information

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) there will be thermal temperature screening procedures in place and a self-declaration needs to be completed on arrival. Buffets will be replaced by a la carte service. 

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