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Waltham, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The idea of staying in a fort was so appealing, but I kept my expectations low, given a few complaints here. Not necessary! Our experience at this hotel surpassed my imagination on all fronts. The location on the ocean is gorgeous, overlooking the mountain, the city, and the sea. There is a beautiful grassy courtyard that leads to a simple... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Loved my 7 night stay at this hotel. Beautiful scenery feet from your room overlooking the ocean. Very clean rooms and the C Bar has a great variety of drinks. Breakfast buffet was good with fresh fruit daily, dining needs some work though. Not great value for the food you get. Other than that I would recommend this hotel to... More 

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Linkoping, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Went to the restaurant with a group of 13-14 people. We had to wait two hours for the food. The waiters gave one of us a dish that wasn't ordered and one of us just couldn't eat her pasta because it was over-cooked so much it fell apart. Some of the dishes served were quite OK (squids and pizza), but... More 

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France
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55 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This has a beautiful setting in one of the forts around the town of Angra. However it rather rests on the laurels of its location. Despite asking for a double bed when we booked, we were given two singles. Nothing annoys me more than hotels not responding ahead of time if they can't meet requests made in advance. When I... More 

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Alenquer, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Great hotel at a great prize. Great location, 10min walk to the city centre. Great breakfast and excellent rooms. Nice swimming pool, good restaurant and great staff! Nice bar with friendly staff. Great view to the ocean from everywhere.

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Wollaston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights end July. Hotel is quite modern, in a great location for visiting Angra..All the rooms in the main hotel have a good view out to the coast, and are very quiet, so we had a good nights sleep. We have stayed in other Pousada hotels and they all seem to operate with minimum staff... More 

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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is as amazing as it staff. I emphasize the staff because they are all as spectacular and unforgettable as this unique hotel is. My wife, myself and 30 other friends and family stayed at the Pousada were they also hosted our wedding reception. We all left with nothing but wonderful things to say about the hotel. Heck! The... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

the entire staff, from Flavio and Fernanda to even people whose name I did not get, were as classy and helpful as any place I have stayed. A large breakfast, a nice (hilly) walk to town. The rooms were clean. nice courtyard. The pool was a bit too cool for us, but some brave lady jumped in every a.m. And... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Lovely spacious room on top floor with balcony and great views over the bay. Aircon worked really well & bed was very comfy. Huge bathroom. No wifi in room was a downside though. Breakfast selection was typical good Azorean mix, although there was a huge range of sweet cakes every morning. Some were more like desserts, but there's nothing wrong... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Impressive site with wonderful views. Comfortable, spacious rooms with ac if you need it. Great breakfast and interesting, tasty food for lunch and dinner. Only complaint was slow service. Friendly and helpful staff.

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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: $74 - $114 (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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