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Vila Belgica
Ranked #1 of 9 Horta B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent ten days sailing with Jean Pierre on the fantastic schooner Elise P! The trip is organized through Vila Belgica that was also our host for some days: my husband Aldo will write about it here.The boat is big, large and very well equipped ... our cabin was more and less a motel room! ;) Jean... More

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent our honeymoon in the Azores Islands and we had a great time! We spent few days at Vila Belgica and some other sailing. Vila Belgica has a fantastic terrace with views of Pico Island and the town of Horta. We had breakfast while enjoying this magnificent view and entered quickly into the laid-back lifestyle of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

it was very nice experience that I spent 4nights in this cozy,peaceful place. Months earlier me and the owner got touched via email. I booked the normal bedroom. and finally we met. To be honest,it's quite far from Horta.My google navigation lead me to a wrong place on the first day when I arrived Faial. Then I realized it's actually... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We can't recommend Villa Belgica highly enough. Yvette was a wonderful hostess and her pretty guest house is perched high up above Horta with magnificent views. Yvette is originally from Belgium and speaks perfect English, French, Flemish and German. And of course can now speak Potugese! Whatever your nationality you will be able to converse with her!! We had the... More

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed here at the end of June and seeing all the excellent reviews, we were quite motivated to go here. We booked the normal bedroom at ground level. It’s probably because of the time of the year when we entered but it was very humid in the room. The bed felt a bit sticky and damp. I think they... More

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Surrey, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

After reviewing guest house accommodation on Faial, preferred to hotels, the Vila Belgica appeared to be the top B&B, and rightly so. It is in an elevated location, so can be affected by the low cloud and mists, as it was when we were there (but the sun shone brightly down in Horta). When clear, the views of Pico are... More

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Wareham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We stayed for three nights in September in a second floor room (first floor in Europe) with a balcony overlooking Horta with a direct view of Pico mountain on Pico. The rooms are spotless and spacious and the balcony provides wonderful outdoor access. The only thing better than the spectacular view is the gracious hostess, Yvette. She makes you feel... More

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We arrived to Vila Beligica back in august while on a three week vacation in August that included the Azores as well as time on the mainland. My husband and I were very impressed by this beautiful bed and breakfast. The location in comparison to Horta is fanatastic - a moderately easy hike downwards to get into the city centre,... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I stayed 10 days in Vila Belgica and it was wonderful. This beautiful B&B is amazing! Yvette is the perfect host who takes care for her guests. She gives you all the information you need to have a pleasant stay on Faial She helps you with booking trips, cars, taxis, etc. Reading most of the previous reviews I can only... More

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Tessenderlo, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We stayed 7 nights in Vila Belgica and we enjoyed it very much! Vila Belgica is situated higher up which allows you a fabulous view over the green Island, the city of Horta, the ocean and two other islands of the Azores. We spent a lot of time on the terrace reading or just enjoying the view. We were warmly... More

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Address: Caminho Velho 13 | Estrada da Caldeira, Horta, Faial Island 9900 - 089, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Azores > Faial Island > Horta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Vila Belgica Horta, Faial Island

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