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Residencial Alto Fortim

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Alto Fortim | BP 701, Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde
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Ranked #3 of 10 hotels in Mindelo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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Bingen am Rhein, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Residencial Alto Fortim two times in July 2014 (1 and 2 nights) when stopping over on our way to / from Santo Antão. The French owner is extremely helpful with information, driving guests to the port or airport etc. On our first evening, we even could get a dinner there. The rooms are spacious and clean. Breakfast... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Excellent value for money package included fishing on one of Didier's boats. Brilliant week as his skipper Marco is an excellent fish finder. His contacts to fish taken ratio is excellent. With the crew, Dani & Salik, he took a novice to a competent Marlin fisherman. The hotel although basic is clean, tidy and comfortable. Being high you have excellent... More

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Lugo, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Good morning, I have been stayed in this Residencial for a week and everything that i can say is positive. Good street and location 5 minutes walking from the beach, nice staff, great breakfast, good room, etc. When I go back to Mindelo I will stay in this hotel. I higly recommend it.

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Dakar, Senegal
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We stayed here 3 nights and 2 days. We almost moved after the first night to the Porto Nova in town, but we were worried about too much noise from the nightclub for our children and hoped that this hotel would get better. Pluses: somewhat nice view of the bay, quiet location, nice owners, a chance to practice French. Many... More

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Tring, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I have just spent a week at Alto Mindelo and my husband was there, before me, for an extra week. We found this Residencial excellent. The owners run the business really well. They keep to arrangements, provide help and advice when asked, and provide a great introduction to the Cape Verde islands. They are also very welcoming. The rooms are... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Really nice hotel. Great ocean view, good location, 4 minutes walk to the beach, which will do you good after eating lots and lots of very delicious food. Friendly staff,really makes you feel welcome and at home, they also give you good tips where to take a walk or which way to the market. We totally enjoyed our stay here.... More

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Address: Alto Fortim | BP 701, Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Sao Vicente > Mindelo
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Hotel Class:3 star — Residencial Alto Fortim 3*
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Hotel well located 2 minutes from the beach and downtownWarm and friendlyHotel quiet and peacefulI'm french and my wife in Cape Verde, we speak a little EnglishTransfer airport hotel and tours of the islandEnglish TV channels, french, Spanish and Portuguese.We have two boats fishing for sport, 33 'to 40' ... more   less 
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