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Nice stop

We drive along the coast from Agra to Victoria and this was once of stop. Nice detour and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amysun2016
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Fairfield, Connecticut
Awesome to spend a week here

We decided to experience Terceira Island by staying at this hotel built inside this 16th century... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
TheBugGuy
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Muirkirk, Canada
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“Nice stop”
Dec 9, 2018
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Estrada Pero de Barcelos 1, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-151, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drive along the coast from Agra to Victoria and this was once of stop. Nice detour and convenient. Drive in the country side is very nice, with beautiful sea views on one side, and country view with volcano stone lined grass(fields) on another. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amysun2016
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We decided to experience Terceira Island by staying at this hotel built inside this 16th century fort and are glad we did as it really is an incredible place. The hotel is small with only 29 rooms which makes it quiet and friendly. Rooms are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheBugGuy
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We stayed at the hotel located in this old fort and ate at the restaurant and bar. Excellent service and accommodations. Only 28 rooms so it was quite and personal. So glad we stayed here as the atmosphere, view and ocean view made our trip...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MO2cats
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

The Spanish fortifications date to the 16th century and there has been a military garrison in residence for 500 years (personnel have changed in that time) and one if their number was our guide. He spoke good English and was enthusiastic about the parts we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PhilipH2201
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Love taking visitors here. Good vantage point for pictures. Climb up the stairs in the turret. Easy walk from the city center of Angra along the waterfront. Hotel, restaurant and bar/lounge built inside the fort walls.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LocalBea
Reviewed May 15, 2018

The Forte is located just around the Marina. We tried to visit it but it started to rain so it was almost impossible. Nowadays it is converted into a "Pousada de Portugal" Hotel. You can visit for free without being bothered by anyone.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cristina_Hugo
Reviewed April 29, 2018

There are only 29 rooms at this Historic Fort, that has been converted into a Hotel. The Staff is fantastic, the location and scenery is Awesome. Bar is great and reasonable, breakfast was OK at best, but once again the people who work there a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank msgtbtek
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Free to stroll around and admire the battlements and view, also a great hotel and restaurant! The hotel facilities detract somewhat from the historic ambience, but head up to the top of the fort for the best experience.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank liroidi
Reviewed April 6, 2018

This 16th(?) century fort on a cliff side, once protecting the eastern harbor entrance of Angra, has commanding views of the city and harbor. Even better than just another old fort, this has been repurposed as a modern hotel within the old battlements

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ogg12
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