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Hotel do Colegio

Rua Carvalho Araujo 39, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-040, Portugal
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

I've been staying in this hotel since several years now. I really like the building it's in. An old school built with basalt. The decoration is simple and the rooms are comfortable. The location is quite central and close to many attractions.

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sofianoronha2014, Técnica Superior de Comunicação e Marketing at Hotel do Colegio, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to keep seing you here in the Azores. Until the next trip! Best regards, Hotel do Colégio Staff More 

Bedfordshire England
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257 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

The hotel is nicely situated to explore Ponta Delgada and is also at the airport end of town so access by taxi is easy. It is set in a warren of narrow streets so I wouldn't recommend driving though they have their own garage. Many adjacent buildings seem to be undergoing building work so it was noisy with that and... More 

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sofianoronha2014, Communication Department at Hotel do Colegio, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're very glad your stay with us was pleasant. We hope to see you again here in Ponta Delgada very soon! Best regards, Hotel do Colégio Staff More 

London
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

I suppose we had been spoilt because we had just come from a very beautiful hotel. This hotel is, just as other reviewers said badly in need of refurbishment. Our room was large and clean with big bathroom. However it looked dingy with brown and green furnishings that were very old fashioned. A few bight cushions and pictures on the... More 

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sofianoronha2014, Communication Department at Hotel do Colegio, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're very sorry you were disappointed. You are right, we are in need of refurbishment, and we plan on doing so very soon! We hope we can see you again here at Hotel do Colégio after we make some improvements. Best regards, Hotel do Colégio Staff More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Our first trip to the Azores and not our last. Hotel do Colegio was great for us - quite small but very friendly. The location is good for the town and easy walk to various restaurants and central locations. Always clean. Simple, but good breakfasts. We didn't use the restaurant, but would imagine it to be good, given the standard... More 

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sofianoronha2014, Communication Department at Hotel do Colegio, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and for recommending our hotel! We are looking forward to see you again here in the Azores. We recommend you try our local cuisine at our restaurant, we think you won't be disappointed. Best regards, Hotel do Colégio Staff More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Supposedly this was a 4 star hotel when I booked but it did not look like one to me, The hotel and the rooms were very old and the room that I stayed was not very clean. The hair dryer was not working. The towels were old. It looked and felt more like a hostel to me. When I booked,... More 

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sofianoronha2014, Communication Department at Hotel do Colegio, responded to this review

Thank you for your reviw. We are very sorry we were a disappointment to you. We will look into the bad things you pointed out, such as the lack of wifi in your room and the general condition of the rooms. We are, indeed, in a very old building from the XIX century, but we plan on doing some maintenance... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

As pointed out by other reviews, an advantage of the hotel is certainly its central location in "downtown" Ponta Delgada. But at the other hand, it's also one of its major inconveniences for a good night rest. Loud pedestrians walking by under your window and constant traffic through the small cobblestone streets make it impossible to keep the window open... More 

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sofianoronha2014, Communication Department at Hotel do Colegio, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very sorry you had such a bad experience here with us. For a brief period of time during this Summer, our air conditioner was broken and we believe that, unfortunately, you were unlucky to stay with us on those days. We are very sorry about that, especially for not being abble to contribute... More 

Hilversum, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The hotel is well located with an interesting history. We stayed on the first floor, the room was compact but comfortable and well kept. Great shower pressure and temperature (very welcome after hiking all day). The beds were firm and comfortable. Although the hotel has a outdoor pool it's small and more suited for young children. The hotel has free... More 

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sofianoronha2014, Communication Department at Hotel do Colegio, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're very glad you had a comfy stay here with us. We hope to see you again soon in the Azores! Best regards, Hotel do Colégio Staff More 

Kent
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103 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is well situated in old town of Ponta Degada. After a quick transfer from airport check in was quick and efficient. We were on third floor at back looking onto road. I always bring few coat hangers just in case but found no trouser hangers in room. I went back to Reception and asked for some and they... More 

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sofianoronha2014, Communication Department at Hotel do Colegio, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review! We appreciate you taking your time to point out the best and worst points of your stay with us. We read your comment carefully and will make our best to improve. Best regards, Hotel do Colégio Staff More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is a lovely place, very charming on the main floor, modern hotel rooms with TV and small fridge, extremely clean. Location is perfect, 5 minute leisurely walk to the town gates, so many cafes/restaurants/bars within a few minutes' walk. Staff very helpful and polite. Only negative I can think of is no view from the room but I'd rather... More 

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sofianoronha2014, Communication Department at Hotel do Colegio, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We are looking forward to see you again here in Ponta Delgada! Best regards, Hotel do Colégio Staff More 

Berkeley, CA
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This hotel was well located. The staff were all pleasant. Our room was comfortable, and the bed was no more firm than most in our travel experience. While the room was compact, there was ample room for our suitcases to be placed out of the way. The breakfast buffet was fairly standard. There is a small pool which we did... More 

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sofianoronha2014, Communication Department at Hotel do Colegio, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad you had a pleasant experience. Best regards, Hotel do Colégio Staff More 

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