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Solar Da Bica

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

That is the question I am giving myself. Should I share how lovely this hotel is to the world and lost the benefit of a few people around? Or help the owners to benefit from the result of their good work? Well, they deserve it. If I had a chance to run my on hotel it would look like this...

3Thank Malamoni
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2015

This place is ace. Beautiful. All of the staff couldn't do enough to help us. The rooms were clean and stylish and had lots of fresh towels. The breakfast with homemade cake, fresh fruit, delicious cheese and a variety of bread was delicious. The honestly bar with excellent coffee, and home made jam was great fun and meant we could...

8Thank KSeda
Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015

The hotel is very centrally located on the island and let us explore all corners of Madeira. The room was spacious, the bed large and very comfortable. Breakfast was a generous self-service buffet so we could stuff the calories in for the day ahead. The honesty bar was a nice touch, the swimming pool ideal to loosen up in after...

7Thank powerbookboy
Reviewed 29 December 2014

My husband and I stayed here for several nights during our trip to Madeira. It is in a beautiful and remote location up a very very steep hill. The staff and manager were extremely welcoming and friendly. We arrived early and they gave us free lunch while our room was being set up. The room was comfortable and there a...

3Thank AmberBenS
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2014

We stayed for two nights at Solar da Bica. Luciana, who was on duty when we arrived, was very lovely and friendly, and made us feel very welcome. In fact, all of the staff were helpful and friendly. We stayed in a room overlooking the valley. The room was clean and tidy. It was a little bit chilly, but then...

3Thank urr75
Slough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Peaceful, calm, excellent Service. The staff at the hotel including the owners are amazing. Super friendly, happy to help and very accommodating. Very clean rooms. We had the apartment as there were 4 of us and it was comfortable, great size. The garden with fresh fruit and vegetables was amazing. The pool and pool area was extremely clean. Always room...

Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

We had three fantastic days in this lovely location. Very kind owners and the opportunity to a swim in the inside swimming pool for first. Fantastic breakfast with biological products in a particular and sweety quiet. I'll return surely

2Thank Manolo R
Hockenheim, Germany
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We spent 3 days in Solar Da Bica and can recommend it to everybody coming to Madeira searching for a quiet place to relax (and having a rental car). Our room was clean and had a nice view over the mountains of Sao Vicente. Breakfast was very good and BBQ evening with traditional espetadas (only Fridays) was fantastic. People are...

1Thank HaiAnh-Daniel
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2014

The pool is open, it's warm 27 degrees even in winter heated from the solar panels. After a long trek this is a great place to relax. The staff are helpful, you get a tour of the house and one of the garden when you arrive and the sheep are just grazing the grass. The rooms are nice and I...

1Thank terrythy
Reviewed 27 April 2013

A superb B&B in a wonderful position. Clean and comfortable room, wonderful breakfast and complementary tea coffee and treats at any time. The honesty bar worked very well. A lovely unspoilt part of Madeira 2 kl from the seaside village of Sao Vincente with many good restruants. The views from the gardens are magnificent but a car is a must...

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Joel F, Manager at Solar Da Bica, responded to this review

Dear gest, Tkank you very much for your conment. we are grateful to have contributed for wonderful 5 nights stay . we hope to see you soon! the staff of Solar da Bica. Ferdinanda

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Solar da Bica is a cosy and quiet rural tourism unit, nestled at the magic and idyllic Sao Vicente valley, in the Madeira Island. Located in an area with one unique view over the valley, it offers unforgettable landscapes through the breathtaking scenario of the mountains, including the exuberant vegetation of the Laurissilva Forest and the deep blue Ocean. It's the perfect location for those who search authenticity, rest, peace of mind, contact with nature, a calm and unpolluted environment and cultural heritage and integration in a traditional and rural life style. The property results from the reconstruction, adaptation and preservation of the traditional typology of two century-old houses, constituted by 13 rooms. The main house is the typical "Solar", traditionally associated to the residence of noble families, with characteristics of a manor house but with a smaller dimension. In terms of cultural heritage, it presents a great number of interesting and unique elements, such as the kitchen and some antique furniture. At the secondary house, the wine press, traditional floor and ceiling preservation stands out. At the green spaces you can also find numerous stonework and metal pieces that were part of the ancient Madeira's daily routine. Although it preserves many of the original elements, Solar da Bica was adapted with modern infrastructures, of which are worth mention the indoor heated swimming pool, the sauna, the panoramic garden and the biological vegetable-garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Solar Da Bica

Address: Sitio dos Lameiros | S.Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-211, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Sao Vicente
Price Range: $96 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Solar Da Bica 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for one with a balcony. Hotel has doublemand twin beds so specify which one you prefer.”
Sam220607, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to ask for room with views down the valley”
bbright1, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have twin beds in them. If you want a double bed then ensure you check.”
KerryandAndy, 10 Jun 2012 | Read review
“The attic rooms looked amazing but they are not available through Thomson / TUI. If you need to self cater this may not be the place for you as only one room has access to a kitchen.”
DSM110276, 18 Oct 2011 | Read review
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