Madeira Regency Palace occupies a cliff top location in Funchal and enjoys fabulous views out over the Atlantic. It is 4 km to the lively resort centre (hotel shuttle bus service inclusive). A diverse range of shopping venues restaurants bars and nightclubs as well as links to the public transport network are to be found in the near vicinity (50 m -1 km away). The elegant comfortable rooms are air-conditioned and each come with an en-suite bathroom a hairdryer a direct dial telephone satellite/ cable TV a radio Internet access a minibar/ fridge a king-sized bed central heating a hire safe and a balcony (side-on views out over the sea). The studios additionally come with a kitchenette and suites feature a further lounge with direct views out over the sea. This luxury complex comprises an 8-storey main building as well as a 7-storey annexe block with a total of 115 rooms and studios as well as 95 suites. Facilities within the main building include an elegant foyer with a 24-hour reception desk safes a currency exchange bureau and lifts in addition to an excellent selection of gastronomic facilities including a café various bars and several buffet and à la carte restaurants (non-smoking areas highchairs for infants). Furthermore there is a shopping arcade a newspaper stand modern conference rooms and a public Internet terminal available for use. There are room and laundry services medical assistance a bicycle hire service on offer and a playground for younger guests. Those arriving at the hotel by car may take advantage of the car park and garage facilities. In the extensive tropical gardens is a sprawling pool complex with several terraces a saltwater and a freshwater swimming pool as well as a children's pool a poolside snack bar and a vast sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols laid out ready for use. Further leisure options include a Jacuzzi steam baths an in-house gym and for an additional fee massage and beauty treatments. Sports enthusiasts are offered table tennis aerobics and yoga whilst additional fees apply to play tennis squash billiards bowling and minigolf. There is an entertainment programme with professional live events to provide some variation.