Estalagem Quinta da Casa Branca, Funchal
|Rua da Casa Branca, 7, 9000-288, Funchal, Madeira, Atlantic Islands, PORTUGAL.|
Description: Estalagem Quinta da Casa BrancaSet in a strikingly designed modern building, Estalagem Quinta da Casa Branca is located in a historic vineyard and banana plantation, owned by the same family since the mid-19th century. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World since 2003, this unique boutique property offers five-star accommodation and fine dining in a stunning setting.
Featuring an elegant combination of wood, glass and stone, Estalagem Quinta da Casa Branca's avant-garde design blends perfectly with the lush vegetation of the huge gardens of the Quinta. Ideal for relaxing visits to this beautiful island, the hotel is just two kilometres from the centre of Funchal, with its cathedral, port and casino, among many other landmarks and attractions. For golf enthusiasts, Estalagem Quinta da Casa Branca has special rates on both of the island's excellent courses.
Estalagem Quinta da Casa Branca offers two fine dining options. Restaurant Casa da Quinta is located in the oldest building of the hotel, dating back to the 19th century, and serves delicious menus based on the finest contemporary, inventive gourmet cuisine. The Garden Pavilion Restaurant offers a more informal atmosphere in its unique glass walled building, and serves breakfast, lunch and snacks both indoors and in the charming shaded garden. Other fabulous services offered by the hotel include the the Phytocéane Spa, and a health club with a sauna, steam bath, a relaxation room and a fully equipped fitness centre.
Type of rooms: Estalagem Quinta da Casa BrancaGarden Room:
Facing south, the spacious Garden rooms are on the ground floor, and feature a private terrace opening onto the gardens, bounded by screens of greenery. Garden rooms have twin beds (100cm x 200cm). The total room size is 37 sq m including the bathroom and terrace.
White walls, light wood and dark wood furniture characterize the Premium rooms. Spacious bathrooms in marble with a double sink, featuring a large separate shower and bathtub. Dark shutters enclose the terraces/balconies and create a subdued atmosphere with the sun in the afternoon. Premium rooms are equipped with queen-size beds (160 cm x 200 cm) and the total area of the room is 55 sq m, including terrace or balcony and bathroom. Premium rooms come with CD and DVD player (CDs and DVDs available at the reception).
Contrasting with the avant-garde architecture of the exterior, these two deluxe suites have a warm, cosy atmosphere. These enormous suites have a separate living room, marble en-suite bathrooms with double sink, deluxe amenities tray, shower cabin and jacuzzi tub. The two Deluxe suites are equipped with king-size beds (200 cm x 200 cm). They also come with CD and DVD players (CDs and DVDs available from the hotel's library at reception). The total area of the suites is 110 sq m, including balcony and bathroom.
All rooms and suites are equipped with sun-loungers or deck chairs, cable TV, radio, telephone, mini-bar, safe (free), air conditioning, Wi-Fi free of charge, hair dryer, bathrobes, hotel slippers and turn-down service, tea & coffee making facilities and turn-down service.
Number of rooms: 43
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2002.
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, French, German, Spanish.Smoking policy: There are non-smoking rooms available.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club.
Restaurant closed: Restaurant Casa da Quinta open daily from 19:00pm. to 22:30pm.
Breakfast is served in the Garden Pavilion Restaurant from 07:30am. to 10:30pm.
Open daily from 07:30am. to 16:00pm.
How to get here: From Madeira International Airport: Leaving the airport, take the freeway towards Funchal (south-west).
Keep driving and take Exit nr. 9 on the left towards FUNCHAL/HOSPITAL/PORTO.
Continue straight down (about 900 mtrs.) until you find an exit on the right side to ZONA PORTUÁRIA/AV. DO MAR.
Keep going straight ahead on this road until the roundabout.
Take the 1st exit from the roundabout into BARREIROS/AJUDA.
Afterwards (about 300 mtrs.), you will find another roundabout, take the AJUDA/C.C. FORUM MADEIRA turn-off (2nd exit).
You will be entering the Rua da Casa Branca; drive on for around 100 metres, after the curve, you will see the entrance to Quinta da Casa Branca on your left hand side.
GPS Coordinates: 32° 38' 30.91'' N 16° 55' 37.64'' W
Nearest airport: Madeira Airport - 20,5 km.