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Terra Nostra Garden Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Padre Jose Jacinto Botelho, 5 | Furnas, Sao Miguel 9675-061, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 41 hotels in Sao Miguel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel far exceeded our expectations! This was our first trip to the Azores, and we definitely want to go back again. The hotel itself is great - clean, comfortable rooms, friendly and extremely accommodating staff, nice bar, excellent restaurant with tasty free breakfast, and amazing location. The botanical gardens are themselves worth a trip. The hotel staff can also set... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for great accommodations on Sao Miguel, the Terra Nostra Garden Hotel is the place for you. We just returned from our trip and we are already planning our next stay. The hotel is very clean, quiet, comfortable, and in a great location. The staff was friendly, helpful and for the most part spoke English very well... More

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Beirut
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked everything, the thermal pool, the restaurant, the food, the staff and the location. So why average? When you book in 4 stars hotel you expect to rest and sleep well before you look into other details and facilities. The room was a road side room so cars and trucks were passing by and loading stuff in the early... More

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Portimao, Portugal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the Botanic Garden Terra Nostra it allows you to enter the Garden and pool on a daily basis. We didn't get the best of rooms but the art deco decoration is beautiful and allows you to have a fabulous experience!! When visiting Azores you should try at least for one night! The breakfast is very good! However I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing experience, padding out across the lawns every evening to relax in the geothermal pool, watching the sun go down, under the stars... Great food in the restaurant, a superb stay and have already booked to go back again next year !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interior of this extremely well presented hotel resembles that of a passenger liner - as enjoyed by passengers travelling in first class (not that I ever have, but it's how I imagine it!) The style throughout is 1930's but there's nothing old fashioned about the rooms, bathrooms or general areas. Uniformed staff are friendly, helpful and happy to speak... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel rivals US 4-5 star hotels. It's modern, with beautiful decor, set contiguous to a 30-acre botanical garden and huge hot-springs pool, to which you have unlimited free access. The food in their restaurant is great, the atmosphere is quiet, and the bar food is very good, better than in local bars and cafes. Our only chagrin was that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had decided to visit the restaurant at Terra Nostra before our stay on the island of Sao Miguel having read good reports before we departed and we were not disappointed. We did not book and found the restaurant was fairly empty when we arrived at 1.00 and we found the staff at the main reception and within the restaurant... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 days during our 11 day vacation on Sao Miguel. We also stayed in Ponta Delgada, no comparison - Terra Nostra is a delightful 5 star, both Hotel and Restaurant. After dining there the first evening, and enjoying a "lunch" in town while exploring, we chose to enjoy the Hotel Restaurant rather than the local places based... More

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 days at the Terra Nostra. Superb setting on the edge of the famous gardens, and lovely 1930s feel. Nice but small indoor pool, and access to the hot springs pool in the gardens. Furnas is a good base for a few days to walk/cycle or take the car to the east side of San Miguel, with plenty... More

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Address: Rua Padre Jose Jacinto Botelho, 5 | Furnas, Sao Miguel 9675-061, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Azores > Sao Miguel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Terra Nostra Garden Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Hotel Terra Nostra Garden
Terra Nostra Garden são Miguel
Terra Nostra Garden Hotel Sao Miguel, Azores

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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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