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Pestana Tropico Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Prainha | Praia Island Santiago, Praia, Santiago CP413, Cape Verde
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Galveston Island, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As far as the rooms go, this hotel is on par with a good Best Western. The rooms are clean, the beds are nice, two full size beds pushed together make for a kingsize bed. The Internet was fine, no code needed to access. The restaurant is clean and they offer a decent free breakfast and the lunch and dinner... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
40 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is part of a chain with which I haven't had any good experience. This time I've given up on them and Pestana seems to be suffering from the same problems everywhere I've been. What definitely drove me mad this time is the internet. Everyone pretends it's fine, but in reality it will take you on average 1/2hr per... More

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Despite such a bad opinion, I do thank you for it, as your comments will surely help us to improve. We are not a luxury hotel, (official rating, 4 stars) but we thank you for ranking us like that. We indeed had serious problems with our free wifi this week. This has been solved! Concerning "paper" walls, I... More

Neuchatel, Switzerland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel, clean pool, hudge room with view on the sea (even if the "beach" from the window was not so nice, it was at least typical). Excellent restaurant, well located with a small terrasse near the pool. Rich breakfast buffet.

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam/Sir, Thank you very much for your opinion towards our services. Regards from the Pestana Tropico! Jorge Xavier - General Manager More

Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

A very good business hotel in Praia, easy to reach from the airport and hosting all facilities you need for a successful business stay. Friendly staff, good food, comparably fast internet connection, clean rooms... Absolutely sufficient for a business hotel.

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for your opinion towards our hotel. Warm regards from Cape Verde! Jorge Xavier - GM More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

First, the positives. Our room in Pestana Topico was big, spacious with a huge bed, excellent pillows, solid safe, lots of electric sockets and a working desk - although our room did smell like it had been smoked in before. The recently refurbished bathroom was equally good with excellent water pressure and instant warm water - a rare luxury for... More

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ms.Miia, First of all, thank you for letting us know about your opinion concerning our hotel. I regret to read that despite so many positive points mentioned, you've rated us with just one star (!!). A bit unfair, to say the least. But that's life, I guess... We know that we have problems with language skills and a few... More

Dakar, Senegal
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

This was my first overnight stay in Praia. I arrived late at night and was unable to see much of the city as we drove through. What I saw seemed very clean. Check-in was quick and I confirmed I was able to pay in US dollars because my travel credit card had expired and I hadn't received the new one... More

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for your kind comments. We wish you a great 2014! Jorge Xavier - GM More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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209 reviews 209 reviews
61 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

Spacious and modern room and facilities, elegant restaurant, casual bar, outstanding view of the ocean, ok wifi; I was happy to stay here. The corridor in which my room was located wasn't the cleanest I've seen, I'm afraid. Stained carpet, also a bit malodorous. Also, not much English spoken here. Spanish will get you farther. Front desk was ok, but... More

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for your nice comments concerning our services and facilities. The negative points referred are being solved! Hoping to welcome you again in the near future, please accept my best regards. Jorge Xavier General Manager More

Dorsington, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We travelled to three islands and this was our first. We were a bit concerned reading some of the reviews but pleasantly surprised. We had a room at the rear of the hotel overlooking the bay which was huge. it was very quiet and the beds were twins pushed together and the overall width was about 7 feet !! Good... More

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, In behalf of our team, I would like to thank you for your very nice appreciation of our services. We wish you a great 2014! Jorge Xavier - General Manager More

Lisbon, Portugal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We stayed at the Pestana Trópico Hotel for one week during a business trip to Praia. The hotel is 2 km away from the city center (called Plateau). It is a nice hotel, with well-kept grounds. The service at front desk was inconsistent and it was very difficult to see a smile on the staff face. The majority of guests... More

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I would like to thank you for your comments towards our hotel and services. I´ve tooked good note of your remarks. We faced a few problems with the complementary wifi, now solved, thankfully. Concerning the shortage of towels, we just bought a few more! The carpet will have to be replaced in 2014... Once again, many thanks for... More

Lisbon, Portugal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Is Pestana Trópico a good place to stay? No - but it is the least bad option if you have to stay in Praia. The average quality of hotels in the capital of cabo Verde is very bad. So if you do have to stay overnight problably you will end up here if you are looking for a "kinf of"... More

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review
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Caro Senhor, apenas algumas dificuldades minhas com as respostas no TA me levaram a demorar tanto a responder. Mea culpa!... More

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Additional Information about Pestana Tropico Hotel

Address: Prainha | Praia Island Santiago, Praia, Santiago CP413, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Santiago > Praia
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Praia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pestana Tropico Hotel 4*
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