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Coimbra, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel with interesting architecture. Amazing place to "disconnect" from the surrounding. Perfect for relaxing, especially in the pools and the gardens with a privileged view over the Atlantic. Amazing staff, very helpful and attentive. Very good breakfast both in terms of quality and diversity. Overall it is great place to renew energies and to spend some very quality vacation... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though a bit isolated, very nice property. Right at the beach. Large comfortable suite. Excellent value. Sharp professional staff, accommodating. Food inexpensive and decent. Very nice pool. Was going to stay only single night, cancelled reservation at another hotel and ate 1 night stay to extend here another two nights (yes, that good). Will definitely stay again. Excellent WiFi coverage.

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Dear Guest, thank you very much for your comment about Pestana Bahia Praia. And what a honor to receive a comment like yours when you mention you extend your stay two more nights. Comments like yours are the fuel for us to carry on. It will be a pleasure for us to receive you back again in a near future.... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent 7 nights at Pestana Bahia Pria. We arrived late and found it difficult to find. They could do with signage from the main road. Room was spacious although a little worn in places (to be expected) but great sea view. Downside the buffet food was lack lustre, although al la carter was ok. Unfortunately there were too few... More 

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Thank Victoremanuel1965
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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your opinion about Pestana Bahia Praia with us and with all our potential clients. I’m glad you enjoyed our facilities helpful. Regarding our F&B facilities, I apologize for any inconvenience and promise to solve the problems you highlighted. If the others can do, I’m sure we will also be able to meet our guests... More 

Aveiro District, Portugal
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68 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is a gorgeous hotel, recently renovated and open less than two months under the Pestana Group flag. The rooms are very spacious, the hotel is beautifully decorated, and is right on the ocean. But... there is nothing in the surroundings. It costs about 25€ per taxi from the airport and 20€ to the capital Ponta Delgada and about 10€... More 

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Dear Tripadvisor Reviewer, Thank you very much for your feedback. Your constructive comments about the Food have already been shared with our management team and we promise to focus on improving them. We truly value our Guest constructive comments as they help us to continually monitor and upgrade the quality of our service. About the transport to Ponta Delgada we... More 

Belgium
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Although this hotel has just undergone a minor renovation, You can still see that it's over 30 years old. Everything is always cleaned but the windows are really filthy. You even get the impression that there is a constant fog when you look outside. I think this is due to years of wear and tear. The rooms are very spacious... More 

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2 Thank Kurt D
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Dear Kurt D, Thank you very much for your excellent comments in Tripadvisor. Your opinion is very important to the Pestana Hotel Group and to other guests that consider a trip to Pestana Bahia Praia. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in a near future. Sunny and Green regards from S Miguel. Miguel Metello More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We have returned from staying at this stunning hotel which has been completely refurbished to a very high standard. Our enormous bedrooms could not have been better. The communal lounge areas are tastefully decorated and furnished. The spacious grounds overlook the sea. Loved our holiday.

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Dear Mrs Phillip, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pestana Bahia Praia. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable holidays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. We look forward to welcome you again. With kind regards, Miguel... More 

CHARLOTTE
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We just spent a week at the Pestana Bahia Praia on Sao Miguel, in the Azores and enjoyed this hotel very much. The staff was very warm and welcoming and spoke English very well. Our Jr. Suite was large with a fabulous view of the Atlantic, the pool and the beach. The location is on the south side of the... More 

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4 Thank LAURIECharlotte
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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay and found our service and facilities very good. And thank you for your title: "The Best Hotel on S Miguel". Regarding the iron and wash clothes we have at our clients disposal our laundry service were we provide this services. Looking... More 

Hertfordshire
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53 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This hotel has now been renamed Bahia Praia we stayed there on its first week since the refurbishment. How totally delightful this building is spacious like no other hotel the rooms are just perfect with every room you have a beautiful sea view. The refreshing decor is bright and enhancers the hotel cannot praise enough and would return again in... More 

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5 Thank webster000
Management response:

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at Pestana Bahia Praia. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable holidays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. Regarding the food we are taking care of this matter and thank you... More 

Folkestone, United Kingdom
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Unique location and view, seems isolated (which we liked a lot) but in 5 minutes you can be in Vila Franca do Campo (taxis are very cheap), there is a daily free shuttle service to Ponta Delgada, the staff is extremely polite and professional, the atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming, the food is tasty, the rooms are spacious and spotlessly... More 

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TRING
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Hotel is just about to undergo a refurb so not sure what the décor will be like but the location is fabulous grounds go directly onto the sea and beach. Hope they keep all the wood panelling in reception !! Very isolated you will need a car or use the local taxi's to go for dinner in the nearby towns.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on São Miguel Island, with direct access to the beach "Baia de Água d'Alto" and with clear panoramic view to the Atlantic Ocean, you can find here the harmony and peace that you need for your holidays. São Miguel is the largest island of the archipelago, where more than half of the island's population lives at. Together with Santa Maria Island, São Miguel forms the Eastern Group of the Azores Archipelago. Whether for its proximity to the ocean, as well as for its large outdoor freshwater swimming pool. Every single area of this 4-star hotel was exhaustively planned in order to ensure the communion between elegance and good taste with the environment. The rooms have a balcony and a panoramic view over the ocean, along with the hills. Save some time to admire the exquisiteness that surrounds you. All the spaces were carefully planned in order to make good taste and elegance prevail in a classic and refined atmosphere, in synchrony with the surrounding beauty. This is a resort with a strong affinity to water. This Hotel has at your will a wide range of facilities that include Junior and Senior Suites, restaurants, bars, swimming pool, conference rooms, games rooms, library and reading room, saunas, gym, gardens and areas reserved for banquets, marriages and baptisms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pestana Bahia Praia

Address: | Praia Baía de Água d’Alto, Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel 9680, Portugal (Formerly Hotel Bahia Palace)
Location: Portugal > Azores > Sao Miguel > Vila Franca do Campo
Price Range: $69 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pestana Bahia Praia 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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Hotel Bahia Palace
Pestana Bahia Praia Vila Franca Do Campo, Azores - Sao Miguel
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