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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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Pousada Forte de Sao Sebastiao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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