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Hotel Aldeia da Fonte

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Caminho de Baixo | Silveira, Lajes do Pico, Pico 9930, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately I have to start out with a serious negative, even though we enjoyed our stay very much. The bathrooms have the worst possible acoustic set-up possible, and you hear everything from your bathroom or the neighbors. When ANY of the three neighboring rooms used the bathroom, we could hear EVERY groundshaking fart, plop in the toilet of their poop,... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The hotel is located on the sea in wonderful garden. We were alone in the hotel and the staff helped us with maps for tracks in the area. The food in the restaurant was delicious. It was cooled so we just went to see the swimming pool and the veranda. Very nice!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

My wife and I stayed in this hotel during a very slow period of the year. We were almost the only guest and therefore, did not expect too much of choice and service at this time of the year. However, to our delight, the staff was always very nice and informative and they were caring for us to get something... More

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Viana do Castelo, Portugal
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This place is fantastic. I was there only for 1 night, but would definitely go there again. Highly recommended. Really calm, you can even hear the ocean, surrounded by nature. There is also free internet.

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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Totally recommended! Wouldn't mind to stay there again if I ever go to Azores! Delicious food. Ask for the Oreo icecream, passionfruit cheesecake, octopus "à Lagareira" or any other dish. Simple the best homecooked food you'll ever find. Surprising. Still drooling! (Oh and their cheese is amazing. I ate a lot for breakfast! :-) ) Rooms were even better than... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We recently stayed at this hotel the rooms have recently been updated but the grounds are quite tired looking. Outside of the gym there isn't anything to do here and it is a nature hotel. The food in the evenings was very good however the breakfast was very basic. It is essential that you have a car here as there... More

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Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Beautiful hotel-resort on a cliff with direct access to the sea and a nice swimming pool also overlooking the sea. Very quiet with several areas to rest and enjoy the view or a good book. Also of note a terrace over the sea and a whale-watching tower from which, if you will not see a sperm whale (by the way... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This wonderful hotel has different stones house spread on different levels among old trees and above a bay with cristal clear water. We had a junior suite with two rooms facing in two directions towards the ocean. The only thing missing about the room was a balcony or terrace, but there are so many wonderful places with chairs or benches... More

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Chambery, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Excellent situation, just near the ocean, under the trees, plenty of space between little buildings that hold the big rooms. You eat (very well) in the garden under the trees. Smiling and efficient service. Nice swimming pool with a view over the ocean. The only critic would the beds a bit too hard... We are sad to leave.

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Claremont, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

The Hotel Aldeia da Fonte exceeded our expectations! The property is beautiful with separate buildings containing lovely apartments. Gardens and trees everywhere. Our apartment had a breathtaking view over the cliffs of the ocean crashing against the rocks below. The restaurant is excellent with friendly competent, caring wait staff. We ate all of our meals on the tree shaded outdoor... More

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Also Known As:
Aldeia Da Fonte Hotel
Hotel Aldeia Da Fonte Pico/Lajes Do Pico, Portugal
Address: Caminho de Baixo | Silveira, Lajes do Pico, Pico 9930, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Azores > Pico > Lajes do Pico
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Lajes do Pico
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Aldeia da Fonte 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Aldeia da Fonte is a "Charm Hotel" conceived to be a bastion for truly sustained ecological tourism. Its edification was based on the traditional local architecture and involved mainly the use of regional natural materials, such as basalt, our volcanic rock. It is a five-building based hotel, perched over the sea, having the splendorous Pico Mountain for background. The surrounding artistic gardens, with most of the original flora preserved, reflect the care and elegance invested on this serenity haven. The hotel provides 32 charming accommodations, each with personalized decoration that includes restored antiques and recuperation of various objects, depicting history and local culture. Its restaurant, "Hocus Pocus," has earned reputation of the best restaurant of the island. An Oasis of peace and serenity, in the Atlantic Azores, midway from America to Europe. ... more   less 
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