Castanheiro Boutique Hotel

Castanheiro Boutique Hotel

The Hotel

Castanheiro’s Boutique hotel is a beautiful hotel, located in the heart of a historic zone, alongside the Palace of Jesuits. This four star hotel blends design and restorated historical architecture. It has 81 rooms, a lap pool with panoramic views overlooking the Bay of Funchal. It is close to shops, museums, restaurants and bars in the city.

The hotel comprises five historically classified buildings covering three centuries of history in Funchal. The hotel includes period pieces, building materials, furniture and antiques that are a witness through the different centuries.

History

There are 5 historically classified buildings that lead guests on a journey through three centuries of Funchal. The experience begins in a classified building of 18th century where once was handcrafts ateliers, and makes its transition to the 19th century mansion of a wealthy family of Funchal linked to mercantile trade. From the inner courtyards it accesses three buildings of the beginning of 20th century, where once was operating a typography company and an industry of embroidery.

Location

The hotel is located in the city centre of Funchal, near the medieval Se cathedral, and close to the museum of sacred arts. The hotel has a private parking facility.

Gallery

Service

Service is great. There is a library, a business corner, a fitness room and a hairdresser. The spa houses an indoor pool with hydrotherapy circuit, two massage rooms, a sauna and a Turkish bath.

On the rooftop there is a heated outdoor pool with a wonderful 360-degree view over Funchal’s roofs and spires, with a solarium overlooking the bay.

Food

Tipografia, the Mediterranean restaurant, with a separate entrance from the street and a charming internal courtyard serves dishes such as risotto with shrimp and chives, flavoured with saffron and lime or stewed black pork cheeks with cabernet sauvignon sauce and chickpeas alongside a wide vegetarian choice.