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Museum House enjoys a location in Funchal, 8.2 miles from Girao Cape and 24 miles from Santana's Traditional Houses. There's a private entrance at the guest house for the convenience of those who stay. Rooms have a flat-screen TV with streaming services. At the guest house, units have a desk. The rooms are equipped with a coffee machine, a private bathroom, and free Wifi, while certain rooms here will provide you with a balcony and some have sea views. At the guest house, the units are equipped with bed linen and towels. There is an on-site coffee shop. Sightseeing tours are available around the property. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the guest house. Popular points of interest near Museum House include Almirante Reis Beach, Marina do Funchal, and Cathedral of Funchal. The nearest airport is Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International, 12 miles from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Funchal, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

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Number of guests
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
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  • Migsar
    Mexico Mexico
    I loved the place, the location, friendliness, and services. The beds were really comfortable and the room was quite spacious. Loved the vertical sliding windows!
  • Asta
    Lithuania Lithuania
    The location is excellent in the city centre. The apartment is small but cosy and tidy. Good value for money.
  • Lenka
    Czech Republic Czech Republic
    It is an exceptionally clean place in an incredible location. The wifi was great too. Fully recommend.

Managed by Sergio Aguilar

Company review score: 9Based on 687 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Hello! I'm Sérgio, your host here at the Museum House. I will be always available throughout your stay ensuring our best accomodation service and any advice you need for dining, shopping or other activities.

Property info

The Museum House is a cosy and modern guesthouse in the heart of Funchal, operating on the upper levels of the Madeira Optics Museum building. With only 6 rooms, you can be sure to have our total attention during your stay. The area is busy during the day as you would expect from a city accomodation, but amazingly quiet at night, allowing you to have the best of both worlds.

Neighborhood info

When you stay in Museum House, you won't need a car to be able to visit Funchal's most interesting spots. Our prime location ensures that you are only minutes away from your favorite attractions.

Languages Spoken


Area info

Amenities of Museum House
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/puzzles
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese

House rules

Museum House takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


From 3:00 AM to 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Museum House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

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

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

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

License number: 70500/AL

FAQs about Museum House

  • The prices at Museum House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Museum House is 1,150 feet from the center of Funchal. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Museum House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Museum House include:

    • Double
    • Quad

  • The nearest beach is 0.9 miles from Museum House. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Museum House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Bicycle rental