Quinta da Casa Branca is a modern design boutique hotel set in the heart of a beautiful botanical garden near the center of Funchal among the lush gardens of an old garden estate and away from the bustle of the city.
Its 43 rooms feature a private terrace (some on the ground-floor) opening onto a lush botanical garden, home to an abundance of various tropical trees, plants and a banana plantation spanning a total of 28,150 m2.
At Quinta da Casa Branca, there are two buildings set apart from the modern design boutique hotel.
Positioned at the lower level of the property in front of the Hotel, lies an elegant and luxurious Manor House housing 5 Luxury Manor House Suites. This part of the estate was formerly the private residence of the family who own the hotel, former Madeira Wine merchants.
Distance to city centre 5km
Distance to beach 1.5km
Distance to airport 18km (FNC)
Address: +351291700770, Rua da Casa Branca, 7, Funchal, Portugal
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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I have been fortunate enough to have travelled a great, with many lovely hotels - this is an absolute highlight for me and my family (partner and 7 year old). From the start to the end the staff have been wonderful, we stayed over Christmas and the manager arranged a gift for our daughter, and local wine/cake for us....it was a lovely thought, and illustrates the advantage of a boutique hotel of this class.
The grounds are lovely and peaceful, and location is perfect....a walk to the centre of town if desired. Breakfast was so relaxing on the terrace looking over the grounds. Unforgettable stay.
I find it difficult to find fault! Thank you to the amazing manager and their wonderful staff.
A last minute trip given travel restrictions but hotel welcome was warm and reassuring. Room spacious and very well equipped in ultra modern building. The original manor house has the bar and restaurant. Service was top notch from ordering taxis, recommending restaurants and advising on trips and activities. Will definitely be back!
This is a truly lovely hotel. The gardens are extensive, lush and manicured, there are two well designed swimming pools and the sun beds are the best ever with thick comfy cushions. The staff is first class. Everyone is friendly and helpful despite the COVID restrictions which make engaging with guests more challenging.
Our garden room, in the glass wing, was rather basic and its main attraction was a nice terrace overlooking the gardens with two excellent sun beds. The room itself felt rather bare and this impression wasn’t helped by the lights which were tragically dim. The room had too few sockets although a pop up extension Tower on the desk helped. The hairdryer in the bathroom wasn't very good and the only socket near a mirror was in the entrance hall with hardly any light. However, niggles aside, the bed was very comfortable and the room was quiet.
The bathrooms really do need updating for a hotel of this calibre. While the room itself was freshly painted, the extraction fan was useless and the shower over the bath was difficult to use (twice I ended up washing my hair unintentionally when the controls had been moved by the cleaner and I got a face full of water when I was trying to adjust them 😂). The shower screen is also too short so the bathroom floor got soaked when my whale of a husband showered. However the robes and towels felt like new.
Breakfast was excellent although a la carte due to COVID with three sittings at 7.30, 8.30 & 9.30am. Everything was delicious apart from the coffee, which I found a little bitter, but the fruit, breads and jams were varied and terrific and the cooked dishes excellent. The waiting staff were on point too.
There is a gym but the equipment is basic with just free weights and a multi gym as well as a few cardio machines but the hotel is within fairly easy walking distance of central Funchal. We had a car and the roads are fairly hair-raising with incredibly steep hills as soon as you leave the centre.