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Hotel Talisman

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Marques da Praia e Monforte 40, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-089, Portugal
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Ranked #2 of 24 hotels in Ponta Delgada
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Service - wonderful staff, all were professional, helpful and friendly. Location - central, right by a pretty park. Comfort - I had a lovely room, with a balcony. Spacious and very clean. Breakfast - lots of choice, hot and cold buffet. Evening meal - we had a buffet one evening and a la carte on another evening. Both very good.... More

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Amherst, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed it very much. The location is just minutes from the center of Ponta Delgada and a number of restaurants. The staff was very friendly, and the public rooms have interesting period details. The breakfast buffet was outstanding, and had a variety of breads, cheeses, eggs, sausage and bacon, cereals, yogurt, tomatoes, cucumbers,... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely helpful staff, comfortable room, huge choice on breakfast menu, and interesting evening menu. Local food, fresh well cooked - ideal.And a truly memorable evening of local dance and food the roast octopus was a triumph.

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Sidney, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our first night we were checked into a room that had no hot water, finding out the next day that this room does have a hot water problem regularly, so the staff was aware of the problem. however did not inform us at check in, perhaps there was no other choice on Dec.31. The replacement room was clean and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We were luck enough to stay at the Talisman for a week in January. We had Room 226 which, was spacious and clean with a huge bathroom and a large balcony overlooking a park. It had tea-making facilities and a mini fridge which we found convenient. The breakfast buffet was a great start to our day and the staff were... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

The Talisman is like stepping back in time, in a good way. The staff were so friendly and helpful, especially Fatima. I loved the old-world furnishings and décor and the restaurant food was great. A lovely place to unwind and catch up on some reading. The Azores are an old world gem, and its people just lovely. I'll be going... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

we booked in there last min after an overnight sailing trip fell through. Room is big and clean, service is good, location is central. We got a good last min deal which is great value. Hotel restaurant serves traditional Portuguese food.

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London
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20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Great location, but avoid the rooms overlooking the street with bars (inc. their own!) on a Fri & Sat. The Fri & Sat buffet is a good way of sampling local cuisine and represents excellent value. For a 4* hotel, I thought having to ask for the minibar be filled and then being charged regardless of whether you drank it... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We spent a week in this very quaint hotel which is full of character and has a superb central location in the old town of Ponta Delgada. It is situated at one end of the Main Street so is close to shops and restaurants. We were in one of the old rooms and although I have to admit it was... More

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Denmark
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

A nice hotel with charm as it seems to be one of the older hotels in town. However hotel has been kept in a good standard. Had breakfast included and restaurant had a fine choice of dishes. Pool area was not that interesting and fitness area had many machines out of function. Room was nice and of acceptable size. Had... More

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Also Known As:
Talisman Hotel Ponta Delgada
Hotel Talisman Ponta Delgada, Azores - Sao Miguel
Address: Rua Marques da Praia e Monforte 40, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-089, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Azores > Sao Miguel > Ponta Delgada
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 24 hotels in Ponta Delgada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Talisman 4*
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