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Salmon Arm
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Pousada de Sao Sebastiao is and exceptional hotel. I have rarely seen such a helpful, friendly staff. From accommodating our room request before arriving to helping figure out a parking ticket (with accumulated fines from previous offenders!) and then paying if for me and taking time to orient us to the island, everyone at the Pousada was outstanding. The...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a week at the Pousada Forte and the hotel was very nice. The hotel desk staff were great. The breakfast spread had something for everyone and was very large. Also, breakfast started early which was very nice when getting used to the time change. The room was of average size and the bathroom was very large by European...

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Butch-Nellie
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find! The hotel is exceptionally clean, the staff were extremely helpful and the location was wonderful. The breakfast was amazing - seriously - amazing. They have all their pastries, breads and tarts made fresh onsite everyday. Their baker and rataurant staff should be given kodos for providing such quality food and service at both breakfast and dinner....

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place: terrific staff, delicious breakfast, comfortable beds. Only downside was lighting in the guest rooms, which is abysmal. Others have written that the restaurant wasn't good but that wasn't our experience. Try the clams and for dessert the chocolate crepe. Service was excellent. There is wifi in the guest rooms.

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Portland, OR.
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pousada was a wonderful place to stay. The new hotel is tucked inside the walls of a 500 year old fort, so unique and interesting to explore! A short walk into Angra, shopping and restaurants, a vigorous walk as there is a lot of uphill~ great exercise! The front dest help is exceptional, huge buffet breakfast each morning, cosy...

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Phoenix
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 6 nights as part of a package to the Azores. This is a great place to stay (especially after seeing the other hotel options which were pretty much cookie cutter). A modern building set inside a fort built in the 1600s, you just cant beat that experience. Check in and out was extremely easy. Everyone we spoke...

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Ypsilanti, MI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent six nights here as part of our Azores Getaways trip. The setting is stunning, with gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean, Monte Brasil and the Cabres Islets. The hotel is exceptionally clean and quiet. Lower-level rooms have a small patio with chairs. Staff are friendly and helpful. The hotel is a 10-15 minute walk from the center of town,...

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South Deerfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very cool setting, built inside of an ancient fort, very contemporary, horribly hard beds, funky furniture, no shower curtain so the water goes everywhere, good room temps, wish we had a second floor room for better views but were awestruck by the beauty, very quiet as it is far from roads, only 28 rooms adds to the peace, would recommend...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a unique experience...getting to stay in a fort! We were in one of the suites..spacious and great view! Front desk staff was awesome and speak excellent English. The hotel is within walking distance of downtown and the marina but you need to be able to walk up and down hills.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of an Azores Getaways package trip, and everything was amazing. Proximity to Angra, rooms, amenities, food, and service were all great. The view over the ocean and being in a historic fort was an amazing experience. Breakfast every morning was perfect, and the staff were friendly, had great recommendations, and helpful in making reservations for...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pousada de Angra do Heroismo, Sao Sebastiao, is located within a 16th century fortress and known as the Castelinho (little castle) of Sao Sebastiao, which was constructed by demand of El-Rei D. Sebastiao, whose name was given to it. This historic design hotel is situated in the historic centre of Angra do Heroismo, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1983. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Forte de Sao Sebastiao

Address: Rua do Castelinho, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-075, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Azores > Terceira > Angra do Heroismo
Price Range: $69 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada Forte de Sao Sebastiao 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Forte Angra Do Heroismo
Angra Do Heroísmo Forte
Pousada Forte De Sao Sebastiao Terceira/Angra Do Heroismo, Azores
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“Upper floor rooms have better ocean views”
  • View from room of ocean and headlands
 of 5 bubbles Candonjan, 4 days ago | Read review
“second floor”
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 of 5 bubbles KathyG300, 1 week ago | Read review
“second floor for the views”
 of 5 bubbles bowbec, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The suites seem to have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles 548rcs, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Bottom floor has mild sewer smell but blazing wifi. Upper floor has no smell but spotty wifi. Don't miss breakfast, skip dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles tinacan25, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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