A hidden gem bursting with character and history right in the centre of historic Funchal.
This chic boutique hotel is on a romantic cobbled street flanking the Palace of Jesuits, and is made up of five heritage buildings ranging from the 18th to 20th Centuries. The location is second to none, within walking distance of the city’s historical sites, churches, restaurants and museums. The hotel is ruggedly beautiful, with exposed stone arches and wooden rafters, but it also has contemporary bedrooms, modern art and plush extras as standard. The decked rooftop has a heated outdoor pool and solarium with panoramic harbour views, while the Til Spa has a hydrotherapy circuit, indoor pool, sauna and Turkish bath. There’s also a library and coffee and cocktail bar.
You’ll be in a prime spot and will no doubt want to savour the historic town’s wonderful restaurants, but if you’ve spent a day seeing the sights (the hotel offers bike hire), it’s always a pleasure to know you can come back to an intimate little on-site restaurant. Tipografia certainly delivers, with a Mediterranean menu and an enchanting internal courtyard for al fresco dining.
Rooms create a boutique feel with soft furnishings and city or courtyard views. Twin Rooms have double or twin beds. Twin Deluxe Rooms have a balcony with seating and courtyard or city views. Junior Suites are larger and have an adjacent living area, while Suites are even more spacious and have a separate living room.
A charming street in the centre of Funchal, next to the Palace of Jesuits
Good to know
Minimum stay: 5 nights 29 Dec-04 Jan and 01-14 May. Interconnecting rooms available. The hotel has one wheelchair accessible Deluxe Room. The gym and spa are not accessible to guests with limited mobility.
81 rooms and suites
• Relax at the spa with a volcanic hot stone massage* • Explore Funchal’s cobbled streets, historic churches and excellent museums.
Restaurant, 2 bars
Breakfast at Tipografia.
Meal upgrade options (per person per night)
Half Board from £29 • Breakfast and dinner at Tipografia.
*Denotes local charge