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Terra Nostra Garden Hotel

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Rua Padre Jose Jacinto Botelho, 5 | Furnas, Sao Miguel 9675-061, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 41 Hotels in Sao Miguel
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Dornbirn, Austria
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at the Terra Nostra was one of the highlights of our trip, thanks especially to the fact that the Terra Nostra Garden is attached to the premises and is free for guests, even after regular hours are over. The room was very clean and tastefully decorated, the staff was extremely courteous, professional, and helpful, and breakfast was a... More 

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Abergavenny, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Furnas (which is fabulous and interesting) and booked for lunch....the traditional Cozica. Food was pretty poor...they.converted a rustic stew into a deconstructed dish which spoiled the impact. Found the atmosphere stuffy and pretentious and not as good as many other restaurants and hotels in the wonderful azores. Disappointed. Nice environment though and gardens beautiful.

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Alice M, Gerente de recepção at Terra Nostra Garden Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jacqui, On behalf of our hotel I would like to thank you for taking your time to write a review about your experience with us. It is great to know that you considered our gardens to be beautiful as well as the environment surrounding the hotel. Concerning the less positive points in your review, we as professionals and as... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In addition to agreeing with all the complimentary words of previous contributors; I'd like to also praise the staff and service in the bar area who appear to be slightly overlooked. If you don't feel like a large meal in the evening then why not eat in the bar area. The seats are extremely comfortable, the menu although limited is... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there only for a dinner and a night bath. Nice pleasant place, friendly waiters, delicious food. I recommend this place. And for more, you can stay for few euros till night in open air hot bath.

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Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably one of the best hotels I have stayed in (which are not that many). Furnas is a wonderful place and provides all the contact with nature and relaxation you need. This hotel has the famous botanical garden Terra Nostra as it's garden and it is wonderful to go for a walk at nightfal. Not to mention the... More 

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Lombok, Utrecht, Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible stay at this unique and highly reputable hotel, on the island of Sao Miguel. If you are travelling to Furnas (Which you definitely should be if visiting Sao Miguel), definitely consider staying here. With the Terra Nostra gardens as it's back garden with free access to the botanic site as well as the hot baths after public open hours,... More 

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Llanfairfechan, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed three nights at this hotel and didn't want to leave. The location is superb, next to the botanical garden and the thermal pools (free entrance is included). The room overlooked the garden and had a lovely balancony to take in the views. The room was spacious and the bed was a joy to sleep in. There was plenty of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is lovely, very smart and clean with excellent, friendly staff. Highlight most definitely are the hot water pools in the adjoining park (free entry for guests of the hotel) as well as the food. Would certainly stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stayed here for a few nights, but I wish we could have stayed longer! Our room had a balcony with nice views of the park and mountains. In the morning it was lovely to open the window and hear the birds. The hotel is within a beautiful botanical garden and I highly recommend a relaxing soak in the hot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I returned from Sao Miguel about two weeks ago. The first four nights were spent in Furnas at the Terra Nostra Garden Hotel in a room with garden view. Of course I had checked their website and read many TA reviews before arriving there, so I knew what to expect. But nothing compares to actually experiencing the unique features of... More 

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Alice M, Gerente de recepção at Terra Nostra Garden Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of Terra Nostra Garden Hotel, I want to thank you for your wonderful review, indeed your poetic words encourage us to keep on going the extra mile and to continue to anticipate our guest´s need´s. We strive to make the diference, hoping that you your stay urges you to come back and visit us. In light... More 

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