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Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal, Madeira 9004-532 Portugal
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/10/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/10/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 98 hotels in Funchal
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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
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
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Diving
Game room
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Aerobics
Billiards
Evening entertainment
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet room
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Solarium
Steam room
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Safe
VIP room facilities
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Great View
Luxury
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German and 1 more
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waltrautpein wrote a review 26 Nov
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We had a very nice week in the hotel with excellent service. An early departure (4:30h) without any refreshment (coffee, snack) compensating the breakfast was a disappointment. Other hotels know how to handle this better.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Tim Ward wrote a review Dec 2020
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This hotel is wonderful in every respect. The location and buildings are superb and I loved the easy access to the sea. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel special by the lovely friendly staff and every meal or drink was served with a genuine smile. The walk into Funchal from here is interesting and Funchal itself is a buzzy compact town with lots of historic buildings and beautiful gardens. The Christmas lights were really impressive. This was my first visit to Madeira and I loved it and will definitely return, hopefully staying at the Cliff Bay, which I could not fault in any way.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Response from Guest Relations, Serviços ao cliente/atendimento at Hotel The Cliff Bay
Responded 16 Dec 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words we to read that you enjoyed your stay, we put the highest priority on ensuring the total satisfaction of our guests. Looking forward to welcome you back again With best regards, The Cliff Bay Team
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Alan wrote a review 26 Nov
Lisburn, United Kingdom1 contribution
Really nice hotel, great staff and good facilities. Unfortunately it is let down by the Rose Garden restaurant. This is the main restaurant in the hotel for evening meals. They offer a 3 course meal each evening of very poor quality and poorly presented. When we spend well over €100 (for 2) on a meal we do expect to enjoy at least some of it but sadly didn’t find any of it of an acceptable standard. We ate there 3 nights hoping that it would improve. It didn’t. A 5 star hotel really must do much better.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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james wrote a review 25 Nov
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A beautiful place to stay. The food and service are excellent. Make sure you choose the superior room with sea view which is fabulous.[ just don't let them upgrade you to a Funchal bay view as it is not as nice!]
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Response from Guest Relations, Serviços ao cliente/atendimento at Hotel The Cliff Bay
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest Thank you for your choice and for sharing your PortoBay experience with us. All the best! The Cliff Bay Team
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dah676 wrote a review 24 Nov
4 contributions3 helpful votes
The location of Cliff Bay is spectacular and matched by the quality of staff, rooms, meals and service. It was a pleasure to stay there and we will be back. It really is one of the best hotels in which we have stayed and the pride of the Porto Bay group.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Response from Guest Relations, Serviços ao cliente/atendimento at Hotel The Cliff Bay
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted to read you enjoyed the service and facilities at Cliff Bay, we put the highest priority on ensuring the total satisfaction of our guests. It will be a pleasure to have you around on a future trip to Madeira. The Cliff Bay Team
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PRICE RANGE
US$166 - US$429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the cliff bay - porto bay hotel funchal, cliff bay porto funchal, cliff bay hotel funchal, cliff bay hotel madeira
LOCATION
PortugalMadeira IslandsMadeiraFunchal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
200
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel The Cliff Bay
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel The Cliff Bay?
Nearby attractions include Madeira Mandolin Orchestra (0.2 km), Hole in One (0.1 km), and Orchid Gifts of Madeira (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel The Cliff Bay?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel The Cliff Bay?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel The Cliff Bay?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel The Cliff Bay?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel The Cliff Bay?
Conveniently located restaurants include MadMarket Restaurante, Cris's Place, and Franco's Corner.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel The Cliff Bay?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Hotel The Cliff Bay have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel The Cliff Bay offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Hotel The Cliff Bay have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel The Cliff Bay offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel The Cliff Bay?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel The Cliff Bay offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and a banquet room during their stay.