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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014
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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Pousadas de Portugal are a chain of luxury hotels usually situated in historic buildings throughout Portugal and its various islands. They used to be run by the Government of Portugal but were privatised in 2003. They are a similar concept tp the more well known Paradors in Spain. The hotel in the town of Angra do Heroísmo, is mostly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I hope that the Pousada Forte de Sao Sebastiao has won countless awards for the conversion of a 14th century fort into a modern hotel because it is stunning. Ocean views from every room, expansive area to relax by the pool and the ability to walk around the old port and pretend you're on watch for pirate invasions. Our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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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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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
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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
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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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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*
Number of rooms: 19
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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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