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Hotel The Cliff Bay

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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Evenley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friend and I stayed at the Cliff Bay Hotel for some R&R and so glad we picked this one. Everything about our stay was just perfect. Rooms comfortable, food amazing and staff extremely helpful. Already working out when we can return. Selfishly we were very pleased also that there were very few children.

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Although the hotel is lovely (beautiful grounds, nice rooms and a good breakfast buffet) the staff prevents it from being 5*. To or three of the people at the front desk need to improve their attitude. When you pay as much as we did for the upgraded top floor you should be met with a friendly smile and helpful attitude....

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Frodsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We use PortoBay Hotels when we holiday in Portugal, this was our first time visiting Madeira, we where not disapointed. By far this is one of the best hotels we have stayed at not just in the PortoBay group but during our many years of various holiday destinations. We cannot give any feedback on the Hotel restaurants as we only...

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Barton on Humber. uk
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Madeira and the Cliff Bay Hotel. We asked for a high floor sea view room and that is what we got. The room was very spacious and decorated to a high standard. Our balcony wrapped around the corner of the building, so that was a great space. The mini bar is stocked daily and...

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Madeira, our first visit. What a truly beautiful island. Very green, with landscape that at times reminiscent of Jurassic world, amazing cliffs towering over the sea, the world’s second highest sea cliff at 580m if you visit Miradouro do Cabo Girao . So don’t waste time at the hotels, get a hire car, bring a pair of walking boots or...

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8Thank Steve M
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to this hotel. We love it. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are splendid with a lovely sea view. The food is good. It would have been 5* but unfortunately our holiday ended on a low when the taxi we had booked through the hotel failed to turn up to take us to...

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Virginia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Cliff Bay is a lovely resort with beautiful views of the water. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Upon arrival we were treated to wine and fruits, a lovely introduction to the resort. The food, superb, and the late night bar with live music a must. The lovely young lady who sings has an incredible voice. The massage...

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Bedale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have been coming to Madeira and the Cliff Bay for around 15 years The Cliff Bay has always been our hotel of choice It is beautifully situated on the cliffs facing out across the ocean with wonderful views The quality of housekeeping is excellent and the linens etc are very good quality The rooms are well appointed There is...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spent a lovely week at the Cliff Bay Hotel. Stayed bed and breakfast basis, breakfast was excellent with lots of choice however would be nice to have nice bacon and sausages. Waffles were excellent!! Staff friendly and polite, pool staff excellent. Drinks rather expensive in the hotel however took advantage of the happy hour which makes the drinks a more...

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cannock
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 9th visit to the Cliff Bay, it was super as usual. We had a lovely room with a sea and garden view. The staff could not do enough for you and the food was fantastic. 2 visits to the Gallo D'or were the highlights of the week. Can't wait for our 10th visit.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Cuisines: Mediterranean
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel The Cliff Bay

Address: Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal, Madeira 9004-532, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: RM778 - RM1,585 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel The Cliff Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
The Cliff Bay - Porto Bay Hotel Funchal
Cliff Bay Porto Funchal
Cliff Bay Hotel Funchal
Cliff Bay Hotel Madeira
Hotel The Cliff Bay Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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#1 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Funchal
#2 Family Hotel in Funchal
#3 Business Hotel in Funchal
#3 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
#4 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
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