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Capturing the essence of grandeur, Reid's Palace is a supremely elegant and stylish Orient-Express hotel with breathtaking views of Funchal's bay. Situated on a clifftop overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by ten acres of subtropical gardens, this hotel offers a fabulous ocean front spa and direct access to the sea.
Exuding character and charm, Reid's Palace has been providing superb service and quality accommodation for over a hundred years, welcoming the likes of Winston Churchill and George Bernard Shaw. Traditional splendour is effortlessly reinforced with modern comfort, from the fine air-conditioned bedrooms with complimentary Wi-Fi connection to the justly famous dining room. An elegant afternoon tea on the terrace is a holiday must.
Early Booking Offer
Save up to 15% on the accommodation price for stays of 7 nights or more arriving between 01 May - 31 October 2013 booked at least 60 days prior to departure (excludes stays in Reid's Charming Rooms).
Sovereign guests receive €30 spa credit per stay for holidays between 01 April 2012 - 31 October 2013.
Sovereign guests booking a Superior Suite for a minimum of 7 nights will receive a Moonlight dinner for two for holidays between 01 May - 31 October 2013.
Please note not all offers are combinable.
Your Hotel Features
- 3 swimming pools
- 5 seasonal restaurants
- watersports (24 hours advance booking required and subject to weather conditions)
- 2 Tennis courts
- Spa with 5 treatments rooms and products of La Prairie Ytsara Aroma Therapy Associates and La Stone
- Fun@Reid's Kids and Teenagers club
- The hotel can arrange for guests to play golf at the 27-hole course in Santo de Serra or the 18-hole course in Palheiro Golf both nearby. Clients receive a 30% discount on the green fees at both courses when booked through the hotel with complimentary shuttle service (subject to availability)
Fun@Reid's teenage club for ages 10-18 years is open 7 days a week from 10.00 - 22.00 and has internet access, TV, Playstation™ and Wii™.
Fun@Reid's Kid's Club is for children aged 3-9 years and is open 5 days a week from 10.00 - 17.00 and 7 days a week during school holidays.
Both clubs are provided on a complimentary basis to hotel guests.
Please Note: Not all listed facilities are complimentary.
Bedrooms have up to 2 beds, with bath, shower, WC, air conditioning, cable TV, radio, minibar (complimentary water and soft drinks), telephone, hairdryer, bathrobes and balcony or terrace with partial sea view.
Reid's Charming Rooms measure 19m². Designed for 2 people offering a king size bed, garden and partial sea views from a petite balcony.
Classic Twin Rooms measure 23m² with partial sea views to be enjoyed from a private balcony. Classic rooms offer a king size bed or twin beds.
Superior Twin Sea View Rooms measure 26m² with private balcony or patio to enjoy the superb ocean views. Superior rooms offer a king size or twin beds.
Deluxe Twin Sea View Rooms measure 31m² with private balcony or patio to enjoy the prime sea views. Deluxe rooms are located in the most sought after area of the hotel. Deluxe rooms offer king size or twin beds.
Junior Suite Sea View measure 37m² with prime sea views and large balcony for outdoor dining. The extra space brings your suite to life. Junior suites offer a king size or twin beds.
Superior Suite Sea View measure 43m² and provide a large open plan bedroom and living area. All superior suites offer large balconies with stunning sea and garden views. The bathrooms have separate shower and bath tub.
Family Room - Twin Interconnecting measure 46m² and offer a family of 2 adults and 2 children the chance to guarantee two interconnecting classic rooms. The second room offers amazing value with children paying 50% of the adult rate.
Main Dining Room: Open for dinner
This restaurant is serving set menu or buffet style international cuisine. The main dining room is open twice a week on Tuesdays (for a dinner dance) and on Saturdays (for a Champagne Gala Buffet). The dress code: Guests are required to wear a dark suit and black tie with long trousers.
Les Faunes: Open for dinner
À la carte restaurant open during the winter season 5 days a week. The dress code is smart/casual.
Brisa do Mar: Open for dinner
À la carte restaurant open during the summer season 5 days a week. The dress code is smart/casual.
Villa Cipriani: Open for dinner
This is a specialist à la carte restaurant serving Italian cuisine with waiter service. Reservations are required. The dress code: Long trousers are required.
Half Board / Full Board
Buffet breakfast served in the Garden Room or continental breakfast served in the Guestroom. The Pool Terrace serves a daily buffet lunch (for guests on full board) and three-course à la carte menu can be taken in one of Reid's Restaurants (Lobster & Caviar are not included). Beverages are not included.
Villa Cipriani, is included in the half board arrangements. The dress code for Villa Cipriani is informal.
Festive Season Gala Dinners
December 24th Gala Dinner: The Gala dinner consists of a five course menu (beverages are excluded) served in The Main Dining room. The Dress Code: Jacket and Tie (Dark Suite or Black Tie are welcome).
December 25th Gala Dinner: The Gala dinner consists of a five course menu (beverages are excluded) served in The Main Dining room. The Dress Code: Jacket and Tie (Dark Suite or Black Tie are welcome).
December 27th Gala Dinner: The December 28th Reid's Splendour Gala Dinner dance consists of a five course menu (excluding beverages) served in The Main Dining Room. The Dress Code: Jacket and Tie (Dark Suite or Black Tie are welcome).
December 31st Gala Dinner: The December 31st Gala dinner consists of a six course menu served in The main Dining room and Les Faunes. The hotel's selection of champagne, red and white wines are included. The Dress Code : Jacket and Tie (Dark Suite or Black Tie are welcome).
Guests staying on bed and breakfast can choose to pay and attend these Gala dinners. Guests on half board must pay the Gala dinner supplements.
Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.
Transfer time from Funchal airport: 30 mins.
The hotel has 163 rooms, 9 floors and 6 lifts.
Official rating 5 Star.