Quinta Cova do Milho

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Standard Twin Room | Balcony
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Standard Twin Room | Desk, rollaway beds, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Quinta Cova do Milho

Quinta Cova do Milho

3.0 star property
Mountain guesthouse with restaurant, near Quinta Da Junta

9.2/10 Superb

69 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant
Caminho do Poiso, 191, Santo Antonio da Serra, Santa Cruz, 9100-275
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Santo da Serra

Getting around

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Airport (FNC) - 14 min drive

About this property

Quinta Cova do Milho

3-star guesthouse in the heart of Santo da Serra
At Quinta Cova do Milho, you can look forward to a free breakfast buffet, a terrace, and a garden. In addition to a library and dry cleaning/laundry services, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Luggage storage and smoke-free premises
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the breakfast, helpful staff, and proximity to the airport
Room features
All guestrooms at Quinta Cova do Milho offer comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • 32-cm flat-screen TVs with satellite channels
  • Furnished balconies or patios, daily housekeeping, and desks


English, French, Portuguese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 10 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free

What to do

  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2003
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby


  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-cm flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)

Sleep well

  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.00 per person, per night, up to 5 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 16.25 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal).


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Property Registration Number 7309

Also known as

Quinta Cova do Milho House Machico
Quinta Cova do Milho Machico
Quinta Cova Milho House Santa Cruz
Quinta Cova Milho House
Quinta Cova Milho Santa Cruz
Quinta Cova Milho
Quinta Cova Milho Guesthouse Santa Cruz
Quinta Cova Milho Guesthouse
Quinta Cova do Milho Guesthouse
Quinta Cova do Milho Santa Cruz
Quinta Cova do Milho Guesthouse Santa Cruz

Frequently asked questions

Does Quinta Cova do Milho offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Quinta Cova do Milho does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Quinta Cova do Milho?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Quinta Cova do Milho?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Quinta Cova do Milho?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Quinta Cova do Milho.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Quinta Cova do Milho?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in is available.
Is there an onsite casino at Quinta Cova do Milho?
No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but Madeira Casino (7.8 mi) is nearby.
What is there to do at Quinta Cova do Milho and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as horseback riding. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Quinta Cova do Milho?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. The dining venue will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Avó Micas (11-min walk), Restaurante Torre Bella (2.4 mi), and Praia das Palmeiras (2.6 mi).
Does Quinta Cova do Milho have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around Quinta Cova do Milho like?
Quinta Cova do Milho is a short 15-minute walk from Quinta Da Junta and 19 minutes' walk from Santo da Serra Market.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Very nice owners ...made us feel really welcome! Impressive Quinta. They put a lot of love into this with all the tastefull art.
Katharina, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect stay on the hill
Everything was perfect :)
Adrian, 7-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

A real experience of Madeira
This Quinta was charming. Not in the general tourist area it was perfect for walking with the Lavadas right on the doorstep. The staff were lovely. The only downside was the fact coffee and tea are not provided in the rooms. The food was very good but not large helpings.
Teresa, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

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10/10 Exceptional

breakfast was very good, plenty of choice and fresh fruit.
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8/10 Very good

The place to stay if you love peace and quiet
Lovely place set in beautiful grounds with views of the mountains. Staff could not be more friendly and helpful. Visit the Sunday market in the village. You need a car to get about if you stay here
Mary, 8-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful, peaceful place
Lovely old building just outside Santo da Serra. Note Google maps puts it in 2 places, one of which is wrong!
John, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice garden and good value
I stayed there for two nights. Staff were friendly and helpful. Check in and out was efficient since there are only six rooms at the property. Room is spacious, clean, and quiet but nothing fancy. If you wanted to be away from the city and crowds, this is a good choice. They dont have staff there 24/7 so be aware that if you cant arrive before 10pm, contact them ahead of time so they will be prepared. GPS is not very helpful on this island. The best way to get there is to take ER239 and then ER207. Otherwise you might be on the roller coaster type of tiny roads. 15 mins driving from the airport.
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10/10 Exceptional

Great forest hotel
This is a great hotel for those who want a true Madeira experience and is perfect base to explore the whole island. It feels more like a home than a hotel, that has great food, staff and a warm atmosphere. It is about 30 mins by car from Funchal and a rental is a must. But to most things on the island, this is recommended anyway as there is so much to explore and parking is cheap or free where ever you go.
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10/10 Exceptional

A class act
If you are looking for somewhere with the comforts of a top hotel, but the friendly atmosphere of a guesthouse this is the place for you. Lovely owners and staff. Set in a large garden away from the road, yet just a five minute drive to the local village with and a twenty minute drive to the coast, it offers peace and quiet for anybody seeking to simply chill out in the beautiful garden ..... not a yapping dog nor a ghetto blaster to be heard anywhere! The only caution for anybody with mobility problems is the steep cobbled path to the 4 annexed rooms, so it would be a smart move to request a room in the main house. The altitude means that there is sometimes more cloud cover during the day than at the coast, but it has the benefit of cool nights for sleeping. All in all a fabulous experience.
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