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4.4 out of 5

"The hotel is great with a lovely roof top bar and pool. The pool is fairly small but fine for a dip. The facilities are good but the room a little on ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 08 Aug 2017

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Hotel Description

The Vine's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from CR7 Museum. Free WiFi in public areas, free valet parking and 2 restaurants are available. This 5-star hotel has 79 rooms over 8 floors. Free WiFi and satellite TV channels are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, satellite TV and DVD players
  • Free WiFi
  • Free valet parking and self-parking
  • Enjoy international cuisine while dining at UVA
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool or soak in the spa tub
  • Indulge with body scrubs, manicures and pedicures or massages at The Spa
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes a health club, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests have great things to say about the location and the helpful staff
  • Within a 10-minute walk of CR7 Museum and Funchal Marina

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£126* Per night/room 6 Feb - 7 Feb

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Double Room (Prestige)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Grand Double Room (Deluxe)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Design Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Single Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

The Vine ratings based on 31 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Vine

Everyone (24) Couples (4) Family (1)
5 out of 5
I loved the concept of The Vine. Go with an open mind. The designer, NIni Andrade Silva, has her design studio (with a rooftop restaurant) in the harbour which is free to visit. This hotel is so unusual. It is a taste of Madeira encapsulated in one building. Black volcanic stones, seats and cushions shaped like pebbles, a waterfall (or levada?) hand basin. The Terra restaurant (for breakfast) is meant to give you the feeling of eating under the vines but I am still not convinced. The bedroom lighting is quirky. Get a head start and ask for a demonstration before you settle in. I particularly liked the touch sensitive floor around the bed. The members of staff are friendly and helpful. The views of Funchal from the rooftop are to die for. Go just as the sun is setting. On a more practical note, this hotel is in Funchal itself, not out on a limb like many other hotels. We were able to walk to everything in town. You have everything you need on your doorstep, pharmacy, supermarket, bread shop, fruit sellers and a local taxi rank. You are right above La Vie shopping complex. For our arrival we booked a Vine Hotel airport transfer which made for a seamless journey as the driver took us (and our luggage) right to the reception desk.

Posted by , from Worcestershire,U.K. on 29 Dec 2019

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4 out of 5
Excellent location lovely hotel and breakfast was great but room was very noisy as sounds on the street echo up so take ear plugs!! But that was the only downside

Posted by on 28 Dec 2019

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5 out of 5
It's a different type of hotel , in the sense of being small and to the norm and probably isn't

Posted by on 22 May 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Feb 2019

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5 out of 5
The design of the hotel is very nice, the swimming pool was disappointingly small. The rooms are very nice but the one thing letting it down is food. I love to see people cooking and interact with them, it is possible to request an omelette for example but you have to guess what you would like in it rather than speaking to the chef and seeing the ingredients in front of you. The food magically appears but this option is slow and not well advertised (I only discovered it was possible on my third day seeing another guest order) On the same topic of food, we tried room service once, it was very expensive, a limited menu and not impressive on arrival. Very basic quality for the price. The Spa was very nice but again very expensive, had a great massage but €85 each for 50 minutes is very steep. Enjoyed the hotel and its central location but might consider other options if to return.

Posted by on 17 Feb 2019

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3 out of 5
The hotel is lovely, the staff are nice but it’s very ‘worn’ in places and is in need of touching up a lot (the interior). The towel in our room was badly stained and one of the gowns was dirty with make up on it. The pull out bedside drawer had coffee stains and nail polish on it. The underbed lights didn’t work. Breakfast is small but a decent selection, the location is good and the shopping mall below is handy!

Posted by , from UK on 3 Nov 2018

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4 out of 5

Modern hotel in great location

The hotel is great with a lovely roof top bar and pool. The pool is fairly small but fine for a dip. The facilities are good but the room a little on the small side and not cleaned on Sundays which isn't ideal if you are just there for a weekend.

Posted by , from london on 8 Aug 2017

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4 out of 5

Nice hotel in good location

Pros: It's location is very close to the harbour
Cons: The air conditioning could be more efficient and a stronger wifi signal.
Location: The hotel is about 20 minutes away from the cable car. The cable car and botanical gardens are worth a visit. visit the Nuns Valley by local bus.
The staff were excellent and very helpful in recommending places to visit. Good choice and quality of food at breakfast. The air conditioning was a bit weak and had little effect on the temperature in the room. The wifi was just okay. Very modern hotel with lovely waterfall shower. The hotel is in a good position close to restaurants. It is part of a shopping mall and there is a supermarket there which is handy for purchasing water etc.its Our room was on the 4th floor overlooking the harbour, unfortunately we were not able to visit the pool area as it was being refurbished. Would certainly use the hotel again.

Posted by , from Dunfermline on 7 Feb 2017

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4 out of 5

Fantastic location

Pros: Staff are the best
Cons: The wifi is terrible infact unexceptabaly bad needs upgrading now
Location: Cannot be faulted so close to everything
Pebbles on the floor set into concrete and glass screens do not work its design is amateurish

Posted by , from Birmingham on 26 Nov 2016

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Jan 2020

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Property Features

The Vine offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a health club. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business centre, a limo/town car service, and a meeting room. A hot tub, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the luxury The Vine. Self parking and valet parking are free. This 5-star Funchal hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 79 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Free valet parking


  • Airport: Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo) (23.2 km / 14.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

The Vine offers 79 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and minibars. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. This Funchal hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and blackout curtains. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

UVA – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Terra – This buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine and only serves breakfast. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

The Spa has 5 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body scrubs, body treatments and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and Turkish bath/hammam.

  • Spa tub in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 35.00 per night.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Tax ID - 510089577.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The tax ID number is 510089577.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property Registry Number – 4864
  • Tax ID – 510089577
  • Online Penalty Collection


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 290
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 290 (from 3 to 12 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 35.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Vine Funchal
  • Vine Hotel
  • Vine Hotel Funchal
  • The Vine, a Divine Hotel Hotel Funchal
  • The Vine, a Divine Hotel Madeira/Funchal
  • Vine a Divine Funchal
  • The Vine Hotel
  • The Vine Funchal
  • The Vine Hotel Funchal

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.