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Whale'come ao Pico

Rua dos Baleeiros, 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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed in Caso Do Frances, a house above the Espaco Talassa whale watching station and next door to the Whalecome hotel. Full of character it's built from local lava, was spotlessly clean when we arrived and with a washing machine, fridge, Tv and two bathrooms it ticked all the boxes required for a comfortable stay. The food cooked in... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The hotel organize whale watching tours. They have a team of experienced marine biologists who know really a lot about what to expect. However, if you stay there for one week with children, whale watching is quite expensive there (same price as adults) in comparison with a concurrent located in the same street. Our room was really clean and well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Actually we staid at Caso do Frances a nice little house combinating local (lava) style & design. We were 8 of us ; for more privacy I recommand a max of 6 in party. The food at the hotel, home-made and based on local productions was excellent.

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Bern, Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A wonderful place well located. The staff is very kindly. The rooms are clean. Food in the restaurant is simple but good taste. I have some food allergies and have no problem to find something to eat. Sometimes the cook adapt some meal for me. Thanks a lot.

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Lagoa, Azores, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A wonderful place to stay on holidays. The rooms are clean and the staff is very nice.The menu has a wide variety of specialities everyday and the food is delicious and the fish is always fresh.The breakfast buffet is excellent.

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Farnsfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We have just returned from another great visit to Lajes do Pico on Pico Island in the Azores as always we stayed at the small family run hotel/business - Whale'come ao Pico - this is our 7th year and we keep coming back for more. The hotel is perfect for the visitor who wants to either go whale watching or... More 

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Huddersfield
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stayed at Whale’come recently for 3 nights. Out of the 68 reviews on Trip Advisor 55 are either ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ so these people obviously enjoyed their stay. However, I feel differently about the place. Pros Very clean rooms Masses of hot water Food in the restaurant pretty good Restaurant and kitchen staff great, they try really hard to make... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Despite of the book that they show as menu, as they follow a precise local philosophy, the choice is not so wide and the food is nothing special. It's probably more suitable as cafeteria and snack food provider. However, they also act as restaurant if the hotel. Everything in the average: service, quality, pricing.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had such an amazing week here, it was truly the holiday of a lifetime. The view from our room was out to the harbour and ocean, it was clean modern and comfortable, not huge but then there were so many fantastic things to do we were hardly in there apart from washing and sleeping. The hotel serves great food... More 

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newcastle upon tyne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for our honeymoon. Pico is a beautiful island, so peaceful. Overall it's a super place, the location couldnt be better, the vegetarian food is delicious and the staff are great. Whale watching was excellent, we saw 11 different whale & dolphin species and the evening presentations were very interesting. Our room looked out onto the harbour and mountain.... More 

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