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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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...

3Thank Corinne33
London, United Kingdom
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...

2Thank fartoomanyusers
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...

6Thank MSABristol
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Stayed here for one night as part of a walking tour. The hotel is in a remote country setting with lovely views and good access to walks but nothing else. The building exterior was rather featureless but the reception area was OK with open fire in the lounge. Bedrooms were undistinguished but clean,warm and comfortable. Mine had small balcony. The...

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2011

Although the hotel is surrounded by fantastic views of the mountains and scenery, the hotel itself is very outdated. It needs quite a lot of tlc to bring it up to scratch. I know its a good hotel for walkers who shouldnt be spending too much time there but even so, a lick of paint wouldnt go a miss!! The...

2Thank Westy1964
Reviewed 2 April 2011

I don't know what people below are complaining about regarding the quality of this hotel. For this price, in this location, it was absolutely perfect. The staff were friendly, the food was good and the rooms were clean. Not being in a town, there was no noise at night, and stepping out of the front door to the views that...

6Thank BobbinsManchester
Reviewed 25 March 2011

The hotel is being refurbished and indeed needs it. Rooms very worn and not sparkling clean. The bedding and carpet were wet in the first room we were show to - must have been a leak in the room - it had been raining. Room warm enough as there was a radiator and electric fire in room. Needed it as...

2Thank woodlans
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2010

The location is undoubtedly the show-stopper - only 35 minute drive from funchal airport and 10 mins north of Ribeira Brave it's not difficult to access, even if reliant on taxis. The location is really for walkers though, I'm not sure what people would do if they weren't interested in hiking through the nearby levadas and mountain paths. The hotel...

1Thank Steve_Amy
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 23 October 2010

The place is perfect, the hotel is very good, I really enjoyed the stay. BUT: I strongly recommend renting a car, if you stay in this hotel. There is a bus-stop in front of the hotel, but it is good only for going to Funchal, Ribeira Brava and Sao Vicente (otherwise it takes all day just to get somewhere else)....

5Thank pani_kecupova
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2010

I first came to the Estalagem Encumeada a couple of years ago - high in the mountains (~2500 ft) in the middle of Madeira and came back again for its peace and quiet (except for the cocks crowing and birdsong). So it's not in Funchal! So much the better to escape the city's bizz and fumes and the tower block...

5Thank BonnyRonnie

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included

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: RM154 - RM277 (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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Rye, United Kingdom
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“If there's an event on do not accept a room on the ground floor!”
JayH335, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and avoid weekends”
FoweyJohn, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Balcony rooms over the front of the hotel may get more sun but may be more noisy”
Gws958, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
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“ask for room on top floor with balcony”
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