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Dunblane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first trip to Madeira and we enjoyed this lovely hotel. Staff were very helpful and welcoming. We were upgraded to a senior suite which had a separate sitting room. The downside of this was we didn't have a balcony but we could open the windows wide in the sitting room and let in fresh air. The indoor pool is...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing the Quintinha de São João for your first visit to Madeira and thank you for noting that that staff were helpful and welcoming. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back in the future and look forward to this immensely. Kind regards Yours sincerely...

Kirkintilloch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set on a hill (not hard on Madeira) in a lovely garden this is a well appointed hotel with very good sized rooms and facilities. The hotel has a good restaurant with a small but tasty range of food. The reception staff were very welcoming and keen to make sure we had a good holiday. As the hills everywhere are...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you had a good holiday and that you found our staff welcoming. It was a great pleasure having you with us and we hope that you will return to the Quintinha in the near future. Kind regards, Yours sincerely André Barreto General Manager

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What's not to like? This place was perfect and the staff was friendly, helpful, and superb in every way. It's always an unexpected pleasure to arrive at a highly regarded hotel and find the room *larger* than expected. The breakfasts were delicious and very generous, and rendered lunch as unnecessary. We never tired of the view from the room, and...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much indeed for your review and for sharing your thoughts on your recent holiday at the Quintinha. How lovely that you thought that the place was perfect and the staff “superb in every way”. This is indeed praise! Of course we read all our reviews and your opinion means a great deal to us. I...

Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first trip to the beautiful island of Madeira. The hotel is beautiful. Staff are so helpful and friendly and couldn't do enough for us! Food was beautiful and very enjoyable.We would love to go back as one week was just not enough! We went with the intention of relaxing and not doing very much as we lead such busy...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are most honoured that you chose the Quintinha de São João for your first visit to Madeira and even happier that you enjoyed our staff, food and the relaxing atmosphere. Thank you for your feedback and recommendation. We are delighted to hear that you found that one week was just not enough. We just love the fact...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our second year at the Quintinha sao joao and again its been a lovely holiday seeing the same friendly members of staff that we met last March . So many more mountain and levada walks still to do on the island so looking forward to many more stays !

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guest, And we look forward to welcoming you back for many more stays too! Please don’t forget that we are always ready with a helping hand regarding what to do and where to go and are more than capable in finding many walks in order to keep you entertained! We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your second...

Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My husband and I have now stayed on two occasions and on each visit have found the hotel has a wonderful calm and peaceful ambience. The rooms are very spacious and attractive, the food is excellent and the staff are extremely professional, friendly and very kind. We are looking forward to our next visit. Local tourist information provided in the...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for coming back to stay at the Quintinha de São João and thank you for letting us have your feedback. It is so wonderfully satisfying when guests return. It is also very motivating. We would like to thank you for coming back and for your generous comments. We look forward to your third visit and promise...

Cumbria
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We arrived at this immaculate hotel in it's beautifully maintained gardens, to be met by possibly the friendliest receptionist we have encountered. It counts for a a lot when staff take time to show a genuine interest in you as people and this for us was the hallmark of our stay. Our room was excellent. Spacious, with every amenity we...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so very much for your lovely review and kind words. We are so sorry about your flight delay and are just glad that we were able to make things a bit easier for you. We were definitely looking forward to welcoming you back in the future but perhaps not quite as quickly as within a few...

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Small but beautifully put together hotel. Lovely gardens huge rooms indoor and outdoor pools. The staff are friendly and helpful and many visitors come back year after year. We aim to return next year. We went end of Feb and thought the weather 18-20 bright and some sun was lovely but locals seemed to think it is usually warmer that...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are very pleased to be referred to as "an oasis of calm" and thank you very much indeed for taking the time and going to the trouble of posting your comments on TripAdvisor. We are indeed very fortunate to have the pleasure of welcoming many returning guests year after year - in fact, a lot are practically...

South East
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Spent a week here and found it was very relaxing. Good food at breakfast and in the restaurant. The staff were very good and nothing was too much trouble. The bar prices especially at Happy Hour were very reasonable and they do make a wonderful G & T! Only small criticism is that it is quite a hike back up...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time and going to the trouble of submitting a review regarding your recent holiday at the Quintinha de São João. Thank you too for awarding us 5 stars! We are glad that you enjoyed the service of our staff and you are right… nothing is too much trouble for us. We...

Middlesbrough
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My wife and I found this hotel to be of High Standard the staff were very professional, the location is very quiet, hotel and rooms were very clean. Our room was cleaned every day and the hotel even gave my wife a complementary cake and a small bottle of Madeira Wine which was a lovely touch and above and beyond...

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Dear guest, We are delighted that you found the Quintinha to be of a high standard and that you enjoyed the professionalism of our staff together with the cleanliness and location of the hotel itself. It was a pleasure to “help” your wife to celebrate her birthday and we are honoured that you chose our hotel for the occasion. We...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built within the grounds of an historic "Quinta" of Funchal, Quintinha de Sao Joao resurrects perfectly the magic of the old Madeiran residences. There are 42 spacious rooms in total, all equipped with the most up-to-date facilities with splendid views over the gardens. Bar, restaurant, heated outdoor and indoor swimming pools and full Spa are included facilities. The careful attention to detail and the excellent personal service brings to life our motto "Home from Home." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quintinha Sao Joao

Address: Rua Levada Sao Joao 4 | Madeira, Funchal, Madeira 9000-191, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: $176 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Quintinha Sao Joao 5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Quintinha Sao Joao Funchal, Madeira
Quintinha Sao Joao Hotel Funchal
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Funchal
#6 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#7 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#9 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
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“2nd floor for the convenience of being near the indoor pool - we had a corner room 201”
T8830KBsusano, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 210 had a great view from the balcony”
oliderby, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request upper floors and facing towards the sea when booking.”
Nick-Beckenham, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“some rooms have balcony”
trufflesnout, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room overlooking the garden are worth the extra”
513peterr, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
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