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Hotel The Cliff Bay

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Neuenhof
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Front Desk was a bit understaffed/not so knowledge and informed about certain inside hotel activities Breakfast buffet was fantastic and staff excellent. Room cleaning service was marvelous. Fixed and arranged the rooms 2x/day. The hotel is located centrally and the general service is really good. The view from the hotel is like paradise. Unfortunately at this time of the year,...

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London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have been to the Cliff Bay on several occasions and decided to upgrade to an upper floor room. This also gave us access to a separate breakfast area. The Hotel and it's facilities are excellent. The staff are all friendly and helpful and it is a joy to stay. We would definitely go back to the Cliff Bay on...

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Swindon
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had booked a 5 night stay at the end January/beginning February for a short break following a very busy time at work. The early flight meant that we were at the hotel too early to check in, but were directed to the Cliff Bar so we could get a complimentary drink each, so we started as it seemed we...

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a lovely modern hotel with all the facilities and a great indoor pool with ocean views that the kids will love. The food was great and the atmosphere very relaxing, as just on the other side of the road is the fast pace of life. The staff, especially Susana were great. The only downside was the receptionist, who...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at The Cliff Bay Hotel for 2 weeks in January. We have now returned to the hotel on many occasions and feel immediately relaxed and welcome. The facilities from the public areas to restaurants, bedrooms and spa are first class The staff are great and many have been at the hotel for many years. We meet lots...

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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff really care, every detail thought of, fabulous location, magnificent room with view to die for. Facilities 1st class and every aspect clean tidy and well organised. Loved the indoor / outdoor pool, great for pre-breakfast swim. Choice of 3 restaurants, superb selection and all fresh and cooked just right. What more can we say, the Cliff Bay has spoilt...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just enjoyed a two week winter escape at the Cliff Bay where we were well looked after by everyone. Spacious comfortable room with lovely view over garden and sea. The hotel also has stunning views across the bay to Funchal. Plenty of different areas around the hotel to relax and very good spa facilities.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The wife and I spent a wonderful 10 nights at this hotel which we booked through Thomson. We we very impressed with the building and grounds. The staff were very attentive and nothing was too much trouble. We had a little grumble with the check in process as our flight was an early one, it meant that we could not...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at The Cliff Bay hotel for three nights at the beginning of February. Our room was excellent plenty of space. The facilities were first class. I particularly enjoyed the spa jacuzzi and steam room. Staff are professional, we ate in the Rose Garden restaurant the buffet was varied and very high quality. We did not try the Michelin...

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our fifth stay at the Cliff Bay and all as expected: clean spacious room, excellent service, access to two star Michelin restaurant and privileges reflecting our continued support. Explored more of the sauna facilities this time and enjoyed the pool side facilities. We do not always dine at the hotel but this is so that we venture out and explore....

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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: $276 - $511 (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 Funchal, Madeira
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Funchal
#1 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#2 Family Hotel in Funchal
#3 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#3 Business Hotel in Funchal
#4 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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“Top floor rooms (5th floor upwards) have added extras”
 of 5 bubbles CharlieCB, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Many favour Funchal view but we rather like garden side sea view which are sunny in the afternoon. All rooms large and well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles NeilH147, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best rooms east facing with view of Funchal. Great for seeing the sunrise over the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles andyclarke1, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We like a sea view with plenty of sunshine.”
 of 5 bubbles Pippens, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Good room depends on aspect: morning or afternoon sun? Ask!”
 of 5 bubbles Jules0883, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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