Sao Paulo e Alegria

Guest house in Funchal

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The São Paulo e Alegria apartment blocks are situated in the centre of Funchal, just a 5-minute walk from the Cathedral. The property is spread across 3 adjacent historic buildings and features panoramic terraces with outdoor furniture and a garden with a sun lounger area and communal barbecue facilities. The main building, São Paulo, features spacious studios with capacity for 2 extra beds and 2-bedroom duplex studios. In this building, guests will find reception, breakfast room and a conference room. The two adjacent buildings Alegria I and II, located 30 metres away, providing rooms, standard studios, balcony studios and garden view studios. All accommodations offers free WiFi, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a private bathroom. Studios are all equipped with kitchens or kitchenettes. Many of Funchal's restaurants are reachable within a 10-minute walk. The La Vie shopping centre is within 350 metres, while the popular Funchal Marina is within 600 metres. Quinta das Cruzes Museum is a 5-minute walk. São Paulo e Alegria can help with customised programmes around the island including countryside accommodation and organize taxi transfers to and from the Madeira Airport, which is 14 km away.

Important information

Please inform Sao Paulo e Alegria in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Please note that SÃo Paulo Building is a Touristic Apartments *** and Alegria I and Alegria II Buildings are Guest Houses. A guest can be accommodated in any of the 3 buildings. Requests for a specific building or floor, as none of the buildings features a lift, should be required in advance.

Guests are kindly requested to inform the hotel in advance of their estimated time of arrival, and flight number, since the front desk is not open 24-hours a day. This can be noted in the Comments Box during booking or by contacting the hotel/property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

For reservations for more than 4 rooms, specific policies may apply. The hotel will contact guests for further information.
License number: <strong>3090/AT26880/AL68903/AL</strong>

Features of Sao Paulo e Alegria


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Airport shuttle
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Family rooms
  • Internet services
  • Currency exchange
  • Hiking
  • Bbq facilities
  • Ticket service
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Sun terrace
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Children television networks


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Heating


  • Business centre
  • Laundry
  • Ironing service
  • Car hire
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service


  • Massage


  • Free WiFi available


  • Private parking