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Pousada Forte de Sao Sebastiao

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“historic fort”(7 reviews)
“unique hotel”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pousadas are hotels in historic buildings (forts, monasteries etc.) that are restored/renovated and operated by the state. We have always found them to have lots of ambiance. In the case of the Pousada Forts de Sao Sebastiao, the walls of the fortress are complete. The...More

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here in January 2017 (TA doesn't let you go back that far). I was originally supposed to be in the hotel by the gardens. But, glad I switched. This hotel is on a hill because it is an old fort. Mesmerizing views of...More

2  Thank ErikaT75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is fantastic on a promontory above the town, looking out to sea. However the location can feel a little isolated - it’s no more than a 10m walk into town, but not a very pleasant one. The hotel itself is beginning to look...More

Thank ItaloUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked up a cheap air/hotel package for a few days in the Azores, and were pleasantly surprised. The winter weather wasn't warm, but it was a lot nicer than back home. The hotel is built into an old fort, so there are obviously compromises...More

Thank 573dk9999
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Came here after bad experience with another hotel & what a blessing! Views great. Very comfortable rooms (except ditch plastic mattress covers, I took them off!) Staff very helpful. Food in restaurant very good. Everything you hope for in a hotel. And all inside a...More

1  Thank Angela R
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Amenities
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Pool
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Price range
$75 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
$75 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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January 30, 2018|
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Response from cpixok |
10 minutes walk to town, our room has a refrigerator with room for a few items, no coffee or kettle in the room or microwave.
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January 30, 2018|
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Response from YYulia2013 | Reviewed this property |
There is a refrigerator, but no coffee maker in the room. You don't really need it -the breakfast is great and there are plenty of coffee places in the city center (15-20 min walk)
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"all the rooms are water views."
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"For a large, quiet, 2nd floor sea view room, request 112."
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