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Quinta da Penha de Franca

Quinta da Penha de Franca, Funchal Portugal

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A central and stylish farmhouse with a number of connecting villa like buildings and a couple of modern additions. Attracts many repeat guests who seek an authentic Portuguese environment with a friendly and relaxing ambience and easy access to the resort centre, public transport and main attractions.



An eclectic display of traditional farm buildings, a modern wing with wide balconies and a charming converted manor house. A footbridge connects the main communal building to the newer area and an annexe, known as the Penha Mare, is located across the road.

Property type: Hotel

Balcony/Terrace: Most rooms

Storeys: 4

Exterior: Buildings


A modern and welcoming cool reception area has a small lounge facility and a cosy bar is reminiscent of the property’s life as a manor house. A separate traditional but stylish restaurant has well spaced tables and tasteful decor whilst a games room is accompanied by a another comfortable lounge.

Rooms: 109


There is a plentiful supply of sunloungers round the sea water pool which has a tiled surround, approached along rambling paths from the accommodation areas. There is private access to the rocks at the side of the ocean. Mature tees and shrubs add style and authenticity.


Area Type: Located 1km from the city centre, to the W of the port area and a adjacent to an area of prime hotels. On a narrow cobbled street with a variety of bars, restaurants and shops staring 100m away and a larger selection from 500m. Bus stop 200m.

Nearest beach: 1km (Lido)

Public Transport:
200m to Bus

Map Ref: 42


  • Bars
    • Main Bar
  • Eating
    • A la carte restaurant
  • Pools
    • Rectangular (20 yds)
  • Public facilities
    • Indoor games
    • Internet terminal(s)
    • WiFi Access
  • In-room facilities
    • Air conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Minibar/fridge
    • Safes
    • TV (English language)