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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013

we stayed here recently on bed and breakfast basis and upon arrival were pleasantly surprised by the dining area and reception/bar, the rooms however are not upto the same standard with ill-fitting carpets and a rock hard bed, but for the price you can't complain too much, it was clean and the views from the balcony are worth it! There... More 

1 Thank 00pooter
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2013

I stayed at Hotel Encumeada for 2 nights. My single room was very spacious, very clean and had a large balcony with breath taking mountain views; comfy bed and adequate bathroom. The restaurant and bar prices are quite reasonable; the food was excellent. First night I ate "a la carte" second night it was a "buffet" with a good choice... More 

1 Thank Seawave
St Martins, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Firstly the good points. The hotel is up in the mountains amongst stunning mountainous scenery. As long as you have a hire car it is an excellent base to explore all of Madeira, far better than being based in Funchal. It is primarily aimed at the hiking fraternity. The rooms are basic but clean. Beware that the hotel do not... More 

Thank Ian M
london, england
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Recently returned from 7 days half board with my wife on a last minute deal with Broadway Travel. Great Price! It is my opinion that you MUST have a car as this hotel is way up in the mountains at 1900 meters altitude in the middle of nowhere! Its very seclusion is its attraction for us at least... Scenery is... More 

5 Thank KenUsher
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Hotel is in centre of island high up and often in the clouds. Marvellous walks when clear but central for both coasts when cloudy (which it was most of the time) before Easter. Bad TV reception. Staff very friendly and obliging and accompanied my wife to the hospital in Ribeira Brava when she cut her hand ( 4 stitches needed).... More 

2 Thank 881DAVID
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2013

An ideal base for walkers wanting a short break. Any longer than a few days ideally needs a car though we managed to get further afield with lifts from friendly tourists and the daily bus to Funchal. The hotel is in good order. Being in the mountains means the climate is cooler and wetter that the south coast and the... More 

4 Thank Karen R
Deal, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Just returned from a week's stay at this hotel which enjoys an amazing mountain location. Although the hotel is not luxurious it offers a most comfortable and relaxing atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are kept very clean and although breakfasts and the evening buffet meals are basic the nights when there is 'a la carte' on offer the... More 

2 Thank PWarbeck
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2013

We booked to stay here for 7 days through Cooperative Travel and arrived early Monday evening to present our booking vouchers.The double rooms we booked appeared not to be available but we were eventually allocated to more than acceptable(for a 3 star hotel)rooms.Despite the language barrier(none of our party had anything beyond"obrigada" in Portugese!)the staff were friendly and accommodating. It... More 

3 Thank Corinne33
London, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Arriving dripping after a very wet day's hiking (btw, it's wrongly place on Bing maps - it is really to the right, just above the R104 marker) and the reception staff showed no mercy! Whilst the portuguese speaking guests seemed to gain access to a drying room, those of us who didn't actually ask, ended up with wet clothes the... More 

2 Thank fartoomanyusers
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2012

This is a fairly basic hotel, dont go here expecting luxury but if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life it sits is a fantastic location high up in a beautiful mountain valley. There are loads of fantastic walks right from the door (such as the old royal path) just up the hill where you can... More 

5 Thank MSABristol

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Additional Information about Hotel Encumeada

Address: Feiteiras, Serra d' Agua, Ribeira Brava, Madeira 9350-000, Portugal (Formerly Estalagem Encumeada)
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Ribeira Brava
Price Range: RM151 - RM173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Encumeada 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Estalagem Encumeada Hotel Ribeira Brava
Residencial Encumeada Ribeira Brava
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“Try and avoid weekends”
 of 5 bubbles FoweyJohn, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Balcony rooms over the front of the hotel may get more sun but may be more noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Gws958, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“201,2,3 have brilliant views over mountain scenery”
 of 5 bubbles sg533, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“ask for room on top floor with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles DiegoFernadez, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“A corner room gives you two balconies and two views”
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