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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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187 reviews 187 reviews
98 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
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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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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8 hotel reviews
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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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29 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

We were out of season, and for one of the 3 nights, the only people staying. This didn't mean the place shut down, the restaurant was open, service was briliant and the food excellent. It is a little out of town, but it's an easy and very nice walk along the waterfront to the town and a great day trip... More

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2009

We had no idea what to expect, but the hotel is situated in an old fortress, overlooking the ocean. The hotel itself, however, is newly build. The architecture is very attractive. A lot of attention was paid to the art - paintings and sculptures - in the hotel. The restaurant was fine: everything fresh, good wines and wonderful desserts to... More

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Additional Information about Pousada Forte de Sao Sebastiao

Also Known As:
Forte Angra Do Heroismo
Angra Do Heroísmo Forte
Pousada Forte De Sao Sebastiao Terceira/Angra Do Heroismo, Azores
Address: Rua do Castelinho, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-045, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Azores > Terceira > Angra do Heroismo
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Specialty lodging in Angra do Heroismo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada Forte de Sao Sebastiao 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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