Editor Picks: 5 star & Luxury hotels in Funchal, Madeira

by Paul Joseph  |  Published October 19, 2018

The capital city of Portugal’s Madeira archipelago, Funchal enjoys a charming location backed by pretty hills and blessed with a buzzing harbour area. A popular base from which to enjoy the region’s pebbly beaches and rugged landscape, the city also boasts several man-made attractions, including a centuries-old cathedral featuring Gothic and Romanesque styles, a fortress dating back to the 1600s, and numerous wine cellars.

When it comes to place to stay, Funchal has plenty of options from the budget to the high-end, with most of the city’s hotels dotted around the narrow cobblestone streets of the picturesque Old Town. If you’re planning a visit to Funchal and would like to push the boat out and stay somewhere special, we’ve picked out 5 of the best luxury hotels the city has to offer.