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“New Years Eve Gala- World class!!”

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Belmond Reid's Palace
Ranked #5 of 88 Hotels in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

New Years Eve at Belmond Reid’s Palace was a once in a lifetime event.
The cliff side location was phenomenal to see the view of Funchal as the sun fades.
Service at Reid’s was superb and highly skilled. The decor and furnishings are steeped with history. It has a unique charm and is one of Madeira’s most iconic hotels.
The gala dinner started with champagne and canapés on the world famous terrace.
We ate in The Williams suite which was a stunning room which had been beautifully decorated for Christmas.
The menu was exceptional and the wines were beautifully paired to give maximum taste.
Each course was unique, balanced and extremely tasty.
The waiters and waitresses were very impressive and efficient. Susan was our waitress and she was so sweet.

Stayed: December 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I spent 8 days from December 18th and this the second Christmas I have had at the Belmont . The food was perfect from breakfast to dinner in the evening. The Staff are perfect in a way that other Hotels could learn much. Courtesy is number One from the top throughout the Hotel. This is not a Hotel it is a Palace. Thank you I have booked for next year.

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  • Stayed: December 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Reid's is if anything better than ever, difficult as that may be to credit. The epitome of an old fashioned Grand Hotel. Comfortable rooms, excellent dining, immaculate service, helpful concierges. We will return.

Room Tip: Most rooms have a sea view
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful lunch by the pool at Reids with a trio of classical musicians playing throughout. Buffet lunch with lobster, foie gras, scallops, lots of salads and also delicious puddings. A swim in the pool before lunch was essential as the weather was like summer. Staff as usual very friendly and helpful, gave us a fabulous table.

Stayed: January 2018, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We popped into Reid’s for a drink on New Year’s Eve on the way down to the centre of Funchal. I The concierge couldn’t have been more welcoming and the waiting staff and reception were delightful. We enjoyed a lovely peaceful gin and tonic on the terrace overlooking the ocean in this gem of a hotel, before joining the other 200 000 people for a unique fireworks display. Thank you for making our New Year’s Eve celebrations even more special.

Stayed: January 2018
Thank Paul L
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Address: Estrada Monumental 139, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
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Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Funchal
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Funchal
#2 Family Hotel in Funchal
#3 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#5 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#5 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
Price Range: R 4 271 - R 7 630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Reid's Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 158
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set on cliff tops overlooking the Bay of Funchal and the Atlantic Ocean, this legendary hotel has, for over a century, been a standard-bearer for excellence. The hotel is located on 10 acres of subtropical gardens, boasts enviable access to the sea and is within walking distance of Funchal's shops, restaurants and night-life. With its reputation for excellence and discreet service, Belmond Reid's Palace is the ideal place at which to relax and be pampered. ... more   less 
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Reid`s Palace By Orient-Express Hotel Funchal
Reids Palace Funchal
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