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Pousada Forte de Sao Sebastiao

4.0 of 5 Castle   |   Rua do Castelinho, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-045, Portugal
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197 reviews 197 reviews
90 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the Pousada late in the evening after a long journey from Norway. How delighted we were when we came to our suite. It was really huge, but with the bath built inside the suite, the old room was divided in two sections, one sitting area and one sleeping area. A good choice! And we had 5 windows,... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Pousada is part of PESTANA chain which is in my opinion one of the best in the world ...the hotel is part of fortress and worth every penny ..yo can tell that they had to invest enormous money into renovation ...breakfast was also nice ...around hotel you Will find tranquility that azores are famous for ...would recommend to everyone ...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We had a reservation made by e-mail through pousadas, because the web site would not give any reasonable rate. When we arrived, they first could not find our reservation, then after searching further following my search for my printout, they found it. Next the issue apparently was to find us a room, although the place was empty mid-February; probably meant... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Stayed at the pousada 2 days, not a lot of people due to it being out of season but the stay was very comfortable. Everything was great and no complaints, the only thing we could say was that they should have wireless internet throughout the hotel and either have a shower curtain or prolong the glass on the shower because... More

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Redhill, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

My flight arrived to Terceira Island early in the morning and I got to the hotel at breakfast time, well before check in time. I just wanted to leave my luggage but the very attentive staff told me that they will try to get my room ready while I was invited to have breakfast (which I was not entitled for,... More

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Stuart, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

our Condor plane had to make an emergency landing on Terceira. Lucky us. We were bused to the Pousada, arriving 11pm. They promptly laid on dinner for all the wary travelers, very good and tasty. The rooms are beautifully equipped and comfortable with a wonderful view of the ocean. Breakfast was self-service and plentiful. The only third world experience was... More

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Ulvenhout, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Helpfull staff, nice clean rooms, small but nice pool and a certainly above average restaurant when you want to have dinner. Breakfast: go early since the staff and kitchen is not well prepared to serve many guests at once. Recommendable to friends and family!

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Sao Bras, Terceira, The Azores, Portugal
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

The castle is absolutely beautiful, so worn and rugged and it makes for a very romantic date night. The view is gorgeous, perched on top a hill and overlooking the water. We have been to Castellinos twice to eat dinner and both times have been extremely good. The food is a little more "upscale" than other places around the island... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We spent here a week with our baby daugther, and thoroughly enjoyed the place. It's located in an old fort above the harbor, just outside town. We had a graden room opening to the swimmingpool, which was great. Restaurant is slightly expensive and the dishes are more pretentious than tasty. But there are wonderful alternatives in town. Highly recommended. Book... More

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Terceira, Portugal
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34 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

It's a pretty pricey place for the amount of food you get. I wouldn't recommend eating here if you want a very hearty and filling dish. The carrot soup was very tasty and the breaded cheese with homemade jam was out of this world. I got the cod and sautéed spinach wrapped in a pastry, it was good but a... More

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Address: Rua do Castelinho, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-045, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Azores > Terceira > Angra do Heroismo
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Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada Forte de Sao Sebastiao 4*
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Also Known As:
Forte Angra Do Heroismo
Angra Do Heroísmo Forte
Pousada Forte De Sao Sebastiao Terceira/Angra Do Heroismo, Azores

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The Pousada de Angra do Heroismo, Sao Sebastiao, is located within a 16th century fortress and known as the Castelinho (little castle) of Sao Sebastiao, which was constructed by demand of El-Rei D. Sebastiao, whose name was given to it. This historic design hotel is situated in the historic centre of Angra do Heroismo, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1983. ... more   less 
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