When you google the hotels on Madeira, the prices might scare you off. No need to worry though, as there are several places where a traveler with a limited budget can stay. When booking an accommodation, it’s best to look for one in Funchal, the capital and largest town on Madeira. In Funchal, you will find several attractions created both for tourists and locals, the town is also best-connected with all the other interesting places in Madeira. When looking for a place to stay in Funchal, check out places with ‘Residencial’ or ‘Hospedaria’ in their names. Those are hotels and hostels, sometimes with two or three stars, that are meant to be simply places you sleep in after a day of swimming, sunbathing, sightseeing or hiking. You won’t find many luxuries in them, but they will be cheap, clean, and usually located within walking distance of some of the biggest attractions of the city. Some of our picks are:

  • Residencial Funchal Hotel – a three star pet friendly hotel
  • Residencial Monumental Hotel – a two star child and pet friendly hotel
  • Residencial Vila Comacho Hotel – a three star hotel with an outdoor pool
  • Hospedaria por do Sol – a youth hostel with private rooms and great view on the harbor

Where were you staying during your trip to Madeira? Share your experiences in the comments below!

What are the best places to stay in Madeira?/ photo:
Bengt Nyman