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Pousada Forte de Sao Sebastiao

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Rua do Castelinho, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-045, Portugal
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing historical building converted to a modern feel quality hotel. My 1st floor room was spacious with a very confortable bed and great pillows. All staff very friendly and helpful, and mostly multi-lingual. Buffet breakfast had a great range of fruit, croissants, breads, cheeses, cereals, cakes, juices, tea, coffee, as well as some hot choices such as mushrooms, beans... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little Gem well within walking distance to the town but far enough to enjoy relaxing poolside days. Ground floor room was amazing we had a great view and v comfortable beds. Restaurant nice but on pricey side, that said well worth it. Bar menu great and the offer full bar/food menu for room sevice, very well priced. Pool small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a pleasant experience! The hotel is quiet and the service is good but the best part was the experience of staying in such a unique and historical building. The building was also so well updated and had such a modern feel while keeping it's historical charm.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I stayed in this hotel for one week and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hotel accommodation and living areas are mostly modern construction within the ancient fortress walls. The hotel reception staff were efficient, courteous, charming and very helpful. The one evening meal we had there was excellent, if perhaps a little expensive by local standards. The buffet... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first experience with a pousada and it was definitely a memorable one. It’s a perfect melding of history with modernity. The rooms were very well equipped and spacious, with a television and lounge chairs on the balcony overlooking the yard and ocean. The only drawback was the Wi-Fi didn’t work so well when in the room but... More 

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Schoten, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel, friendly staff, good food, clean We stayed 6 days here, that's too long for Terceira but that has nothing to do with the hotel. We had half pension and this was exceptional in this hotel (most had only breakfast) The restaurant was very good, à la carte (choice between 2 fish or meat courses every day with starter... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

When I got was huge dead flies in the room and in three days the nevers took, ordered the romantic pack and had to wait an hour at the reception about 1 hour because they forgot the sparkling guarrafa went to another room than mine, in restaurant had ants walking on my mourning over the salad, I was several times... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We booked 2 rooms for 2 nights at Forte de Sao Sebastiao through Pestana's own reservation system Pousadas.pt. There's was no problems making the reservation, which was followed up with an email confirmation. Several days later we receive an email from Pestana's customer service saying they had a problem with reservation system and that rooms we're not available on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

To whom it may concern, I am writing you in sincere gratitude and appreciation of the wonderful and unforgettable experience we received from your hotel and staff during our stay. More specifically Pedro and Flavio. These two gentleman deserve all the credit for making our wedding day such a perfect experience! We contacted Pedro about a year ago with a... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

When in Portugal we usually try and incorporate one or more Pousadas in our itinerary. Staying at a hotel in a historic building definitely gives a sprecial ring to the holidays. In the case of the Forte de São Sebastião, however, one stays in a modern "concrete" hotel embedded within a 14th century defense fort. Whether one likes this is... More 

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