Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Casa Velha do Palheiro

Casa Velha do Palheiro is a 5-star manor house hotel situated in the old Palheiro Gardens in the foothills of Funchal. With access to the stunning Palheiro Golf Course, guests can also enjoy various golfing discounts.

Dating back to 1804, Casa Velha do Palheiro consists of 3 buildings with all rooms individually decorated with chic and elegant furnishings. Free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with a wide choice of international channels are available.

A variety of eating venues include the Classical dining room with international haute cuisine, the more relaxed Palheiro Golf clubhouse restaurant with its panoramic views over Funchal bay, the tea house in the Palheiro gardens or healthy snacks at the Spa.

Guests can relax by the outdoor pool in the gardens or use the free facilities of the Spa at Casa Velha featuring a heated indoor pool as well as sauna and steam room. Highly qualified therapists offer an array of Pevonia SPA treatments for holistic relaxation.

The hotel organizes deep sea fishing on its own motor yacht Balancal as well as nature experiences with whale and dolphin watching. On site there is a tennis court, badminton, croquet as well as its own championship golf course – Palheiro Golf. Casa Velha do Palheiro is 4.3 miles from the centre of Funchal and offers direct access to the award-winning Palheiro Gardens. Free private parking is available as well as a daily free shuttle service to the town centre.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Casa Velha do Palheiro has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 22 Feb 2010.
Hotel chain/brand: Relais & Châteaux

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast info

Vegetarian, Vegan, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Casa Velha do Palheiro

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speak English
Closest beach
  • Cristo Rei Beach

    Cristo Rei Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Palheiro Gardens
    0.3 miles
  • Palheiro Golfe
    0.4 miles
  • Quinta do Palheiro Ferreiro
    0.5 miles
  • Madeira Botanical Garden
    1.6 miles
  • Sao Tiago Fort
    2 miles
  • Farmers' Market
    2 miles
  • Madeira Story Centre
    2.2 miles
  • Funchal Toy Museum
    2.2 miles
  • Monte Palace Tropical Garden
    2.3 miles
  • Nossa Senhora do Monte Church
    2.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Clubhouse
    0.7 miles
  • Cafe/bar Clubhouse
    0.7 miles
Top attractions
  • Cathedral of Funchal
    2.5 miles
  • Mar Avenue
    2.6 miles
  • Reis Magos Beach
    2.6 miles
  • Marina do Funchal
    2.7 miles
  • Madeira Casino
    3 miles
  • Funchal Ecological Park
    3.7 miles
  • Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint
    4.2 miles
  • Girao Cape
    8 miles
  • Santana's traditional houses
    10.2 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Garajau
    4.8 miles
  • Mountain Pico do Arieiro
    12.4 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Cristo Rei Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Almirante Reis Beach
    2.1 miles
  • Reis Magos Beach
    2.6 miles
  • Gorgulho - Gavinas Beach
    4.2 miles
  • Palmeiras Beach
    4.6 miles
Closest airports
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport
    5.9 miles
  • Porto Santo Airport
    41.6 miles
How to get to Casa Velha do Palheiro from Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Facilities of Casa Velha do Palheiro
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Badminton equipment
  • Tennis equipment
  • Hiking
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Games room
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Transport
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Wellness facilities
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Couples massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hammam
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
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Sustainable initiatives
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House rules Casa Velha do Palheiro takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

07:00 - 12:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 50 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

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The fine print

From the 1st of May until the 30th of September, free daily green fees at the Palheiro Golf Course are offered when booking a Golf View Room.

Room rates on 24 and 31 December include a gala dinner.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Casa Velha do Palheiro in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

License number: 3434/RNET

FAQs about Casa Velha do Palheiro

  • Guests staying at Casa Velha do Palheiro can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Buffet

  • The prices at Casa Velha do Palheiro may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Casa Velha do Palheiro by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min

  • Casa Velha do Palheiro is 2.5 miles from the centre of Funchal.

  • Room options at Casa Velha do Palheiro include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Casa Velha do Palheiro is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Casa Velha do Palheiro has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Casa Velha do Palheiro on this page.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Casa Velha do Palheiro (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • Casa Velha do Palheiro offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Hammam
    • Hiking
    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Tennis equipment
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Badminton equipment
    • Walking tours
    • Beauty Services
    • Facial treatments
    • Waxing services
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples massage
    • Full body massage
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes