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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at this hotel specifically because of its location in the fort. In the U.S., there could never be a hotel inside a fort. It was great being able to explore it and walk the walls. It's nestled right on the Atlantic Ocean and across the harbor from Mont Brasil. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Since it... More 

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York Beach, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a week.My wife and I have traveled a fair amount.The staff at this hotel is a step above any staff we have encountered.The front desk staff is so friendly and helpful that by the end of the week they are like family.Tanea,Fernanda,Pedro were wonderful in directions,making reservations etc.The restaurant led by Flavio is outstanding.The food in the... More 

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Stratham, NH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is quite modern and comfortable. The views are great. The hidden secret is the C Bar! Pleasant, relaxing, and a great spot to watch sports, look out to the ocean and inquire about the island's attractions and the long history of the fort. A comfortable place to relax as the hotel does not have much of a lobby.

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Manresa, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We were at year-end and was practically empty. Although we did not attend the New Year's Eve dinner , when we returned after midnight , we were invited to have a drink and join the party . Very helpful staff and great room with lovely views. While being low season , there were understaffed and were a little overwhelmed .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Our visit here was a welcome respite. The room was modern and comfortable. It's location in an ancient fort gave perfect opportunity to explore the battlements. The self serve breakfast buffet was abundant. The staff was very friendly. They offered great suggestions for restaurants and exploring. We were there during Halloween season so were treated to cute seasonal decorations. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Great room and setting, inside the walls of a fort built to defend the town of Angra do Heroismo. Our room was on the ground floor and opened into a grassy area in the center of the fort, from which we could walk to the ramparts and watch the ocean below. A really unique hotel and setting; quite comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We were given a brilliant room with the very best views. On arrival we were surprised with a bottle of bubbly as they realised it was my husbands birthday ! The staff were very friendly in both the hotel and bar. Food and service were excellent. Great location for a stroll into Angra. Thoroughly recommend a stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We arrived at the Pousada to a cheerful reception and an early check-in was much appreciated. The modest-sized inn is built inside the walls of the Forte Sao Sebastiao, creating an appealing blend of history and modern creature comforts. Rooms were contemporary, and we had nice sea views. It is just a short walk to the historic center of Angra.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Perched on a hill overlooking the harbour and town this really old fort has been converted to a very modern style hotel which you cannot see from the outside. 18 rooms overlooking the small pool on 2 floors so nothing high rise. Exceptionally quiet location but within easy walking distance of the town. Only downside was the bed being uncomfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

It's a wonderful place, very clean and very pleasurable to stay in. It is built in a medieval fortress and it conserve all the ancient walls directly over the see: the landscape is breathtaking! Also all the people are very kind. I suggest it!!!

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