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Well set in the Sao Pedro district of Funchal, Museum House is located a 11-minute walk from Almirante Reis Beach, 0.4 miles from Marina do Funchal and 8.2 miles from Girao Cape. The property is around 24 miles from Santana's Traditional Houses, 31 miles from Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools and a 13-minute walk from Madeira Casino. The property provides an ATM, a concierge service and organizing tours for guests.

All guest rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, fridge, a coffee machine, a shower, a hairdryer and a desk. Every room includes an electric tea pot, a private bathroom and free WiFi, while certain rooms here will provide you with a balcony and some have city views. At the guesthouse the rooms have bed linen and towels.

Popular points of interest near Museum House include Cathedral of Funchal, Mar Avenue and Sao Tiago Fort. The nearest airport is Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International, 12 miles from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

This is our guests' favorite part of Funchal, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Museum House has been welcoming guests since May 19, 2018

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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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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • It states "extra fee" for sheets and towels. What is the charge please? Do you mean EXTRA sheets/towels as one set normally included as standard. Ot..
    Sheets and towels are included as standard. Fee is only for extra sheets and towels.
    Answered on 2 December 2019
  • Hi Im very interested in your accommodation but can you let me know how far the neerest free parking space would be because i know parking is not an o..
    At our guesthouse you can use the blue line street parking areas which are free from 20:00 to 08:00, and paid per hour during the rest of the time. Al..
    Answered on 22 February 2022
  • Hi, our plane will land only at 11 PM. Would it be possible to chek-in that late? Thanks.
    Yes, after the reception closes, instructions for an autonomous check-in will be sent to you, so you may arrive at a later time.
    Answered on 10 April 2022
  • Hi, is it possible to leave 2 suitcases on this Tuesday and spend 2 nights on Thursday?
    Yes, that is possible!
    Answered on 6 July 2021
  • Hi do you serve breakfast ? If not, is there a place near where to have breakfast ?
    We do not provide breakfast, but in the area there are a few nice and inexpensive places that I can recommend for breakfast.
    Answered on 24 April 2023
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Managed by Sergio Aguilar

Company review score: 9.1Based on 555 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, 8.8
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
  • Restaurant
  • 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
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

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.

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.

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.

  • 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

  • Museum House is 1,150 feet from the center of Funchal.

  • The nearest beach is 0.9 miles from Museum House.

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

    • Bicycle rental