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Hotel Blue Bell

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ponta do Sol Isla de Santo Antao Cape Verde, Santo Antao, Cape Verde
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Blue Bell in February and had a great time during my stay. The place just changed the management recently and you can see that everybody is working hard to make your experience as good as possible. Friendly team and probably the best restaurant in town. The morning breakfast offered a good variety of products which gave us enough... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we stayed for two nights and had a good time. The hotel recently changed owner and a lot of improvements are done. The beds were good, the food was excellent and the staff was wonderful. We also had WiFi in the dining room and reception. When taking a shower we told the staff and they started a pump right away.... More 

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Rome, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on previous reviews we were a little disappointed when our accommodation had to be changed to this hotel. However, the management has recently changed and the new staff are working hard to please. Undoubtedly there is much work to do in the hotel, but it is clean, airy, the bed is comfortable and the room has the basics required.... More 

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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

In most places, this hotel would be woefully inadequate. But by the standards that seem to prevail in the lesser known Cape Verde islands, it was quite pleasant. The rooms were spacious, some had balconies and all had decent sized windows. The breakfasts and dinners were whimsical but filling. The staff were pleasant. The hotel was centrally situated in the... More 

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24 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

in feb. 2014 we stayed about one week in blue bell hotel. we had to change the room twice, so we have seen three different rooms. in every room the bed was too narrow for us and the whole furniture is quite old and needs urgent renovation. in each room there was only one chair and one bedsidetable, although these... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

We came here for dinner on Christmas Day. The food was good but the music, though well-intentioned, was much, much too loud. (Does a violin really need to be amplified?!) The result was that conversation was impossible and we left as soon as we could.

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Very friendly and helpful staff. Arranged with an aluguer driver an early morning pick up. Driver showed up at the hotel late at night to cancel arrangement. The hotel staff decided not to wake me up for this and arranged another aluguer so that I could do the next morning's trip as intended. All this while I slept. Rooms are... More 

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Boullay-les-Troux, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

A big big big yes to Marcel, Director of this modest but most welcoming of accommodations on our trip and stay at t the Blue Bell in Cap Vert. A welcome drink and the warmest reception, delicious cocktails, real coffee, perfect breakfasts and dinners. The Blue Bell is a two-star place in the guide books, but top marks for service... More 

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5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2008

touted as the best hotel in the area... it is the only "hotel" in the area and in a very poor state of repair. The bedrooms were like some down and outs hostel. odd curtains, broken and exposed light switches, shower curtain too short and narrow so water from crappy shower that fell off it's hook when in use and... More 

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Address: Ponta do Sol Isla de Santo Antao Cape Verde, Santo Antao, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Santo Antao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Blue Bell 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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