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Pestana Sao Tome Ocean Resort

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av Marginal 12 de Julho RDSTP, Sao Tome, Sao Tome Island 851, Sao Tome and Principe
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Sao Tome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Luis F Estoril, Portugal
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Estoril, Portugal
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86 reviews 86 reviews
32 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No doubt it's the best Hotel in São Tomé Island, for those who like confort and good food. The pool is really nice and the diner buffet by the pool with alive music is really worth. Rooms are not very big but they are clean, modern and you'll get what you pay for. It's the best Hotel in São Tomé... More 

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple of nights in São Tomé and slept at the Pestana, the Miramar and ate at the Omali. From what I can tell this must be the best place in town and on the island. Rooms are spacious, most with ocean view (we didn't reserve Ocean view and got it anyway). Pool side is nice and not crowded.... More 

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Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We absolutely loved our three days at the Pestano Sao Tome Ocean Resort - a great introduction to Sao Tome. The hotel is beautiful and clean, with great views and well-maintained grounds. The air conditioning was powerful and strong and there were no power outages. Staff was friendly and the pool was great. Really a very nice hotel. The location... More 

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Cascais
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is a new hotel, very confortable, nice and the rooms with seaview are relaxing. The hotel has a casino and a disco but you may be sure that you don't hear the sound. The breakfast is quite good anf the staff is kind and friendly. It may be the best or the second best hotel in the island of... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It is a very good hotel in front of ocean, with a big swimming pool, a wonderful garden, a private beach, gimnasio, spa and a casino. Very well organise, with good meals and staff. They organise trips in the island of São Tomé and around.

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Lisbon District, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very Nice and pleasant hotel. Near the city Center. My room was fantastic, overlooking the sea A beautiful outdoor pool with a fantastic view. Good breakfast and friendly service. The only five stars hotel in São Tomé island

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Lisbon, Portugal
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Probably the best hotel in the island, I strongly recommend you spend the morning or afternoon on this amazing swimming pool just by the ocean. Service is quick and friendly, not expensive at all for a 5 star hotel. Very romantic place. A must go.

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Abuja, Abuja Capital Territory, Nigeria
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

It's very expensive per room per night and it's definitely not 5star. The rooms are clean and the service is ok.nothing special or extraordinary. The breakfast is just ok. I was disappointed in their gym it was not equipped. Wifi is strictly in the lobby for free. The tv stations are definitely not international majority of channels only in portuguese... More 

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Equador, Diretor de vendas at Pestana Sao Tome Ocean Resort, responded to this review

Dear traveler First we want to thank the dedicated time to share your experience among us with this broad numbers of travelers who are thus better informed about sao tome and our Hotel. We regret that your expectations have not been completed, but we believe that everything we do to provide the best moments to those who visit us. Questions... More 

St. Petersburg, Russia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Room price is too high for the amenities that are offered (164 euro for 1 person for night). Staff is friendly and try to be helpful but is slow and forget what they promised. WiFi is at the lobby only. Some years ago rooms were cozy and convenient but now some lamps doesn't work and some chairs are broken. Claiming... More 

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Equador, Diretor de vendas at Pestana Sao Tome Ocean Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your time to rate your recent stay at Pestana Equador and also for your comments that deserve some clarification. We judge strange the value that you claims to have paid for accommodation, we think that price would include half board beyond the bed and breakfast. It is not possible to compare São Tom with any other destination,... More 

Abuja
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I stayed at the Pestana for four nights and I must say I found the experience refreshing. It is well located with great ocean views from most rooms. The buffet meals were great with choice of fish, chicken and beef at the dinners I took. The wifi works well in the lobby area but only intermittently in my first floor... More 

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Equador, Diretor de vendas at Pestana Sao Tome Ocean Resort, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you for taking the time to share your expriencie in São Tomé. We are very happy to know that somehow we were part of your satisfaction. Your words are very kind and made the whole staff got too proud and motivated. At your disposal, awaiting a visit in the near future Votes for health and happiness More 

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Address: Av Marginal 12 de Julho RDSTP, Sao Tome, Sao Tome Island 851, Sao Tome and Principe
Location: Sao Tome and Principe > Sao Tome Island > Sao Tome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Pestana Sao Tome Ocean Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 260
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