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Pestana Tropico Hotel

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NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just came back from a week in Praia, Cape Verde. Stayed a Pestana Trópico where I felt very comfortable and well taken care off. The rooms are nice and spacious, the restaurant is good, and the food very tasty. Great breakfast. The staff at this hotel is VERY nice! The hotel's Director was also available, and helpful with suggestions and... More 

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Bangkok
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172 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Lack of research, mislead by the ranking of Trip Advisor, I chose to spend five nights at the Pestana Trópico, forgetting that "four stars" is not synonymous of "luxury". Being my first trip to Cape Verde, I did stick to my criteria, apart from the ranking and the stars, to select a hotel: the ( central ) location, a large... More 

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Thank Albkk
GMTropico, General Manager at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I don't know what to write...such an extensive and comprehensive discription of our unit and services. Very accurate and precise. I just can write: Thank you. But a BIG thank you! :) Please accept my best regards! Jorge Xavier - GM More 

Madrid, Spain
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Well structured hotel around the pool. Easy to move around and reach the room quickly. All the staff is very professional and helpful. Fast and efficient service. Rooms are big and spacious. Breakfast buffet with high quality products. Perfect location to mix business and comfort/relax. Highly recommended

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GMTropico, General Manager at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rodrigomm, Thank you very much for such a positive review regarding our hotel. Please accept our warmest regards! Jorge Xavier - GM More 

New York City, New York
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146 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

As a luxury travel blogger for World-adventurer.com, I've stayed in many hotels and resorts across Africa. Pestana Tropico was a very pleasant surprise. Here's what I loved about the stay: Location: Though not in the heart of the old city, it is easily reached by taxi or even on foot. The hotel instead is located on a quiet coast area... More 

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GMTropico, General Manager at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Davybert, Please accept our regards and a big thank you for your comments regarding us. They're quite valuable and are indeed an incentive to keep us focused in always providing the best conditions to the ones who stay with us! Thank you once again! Regards from Cape Verde! Jorge Xavier - GM More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

A great hotel in Praia. My third visit and always a consistently good. The staff are polite and helpful. Very clean hotel and rooms. A lovely breakfast selection included. This week, I arrived in my room and was awoken at 2am by cricket/insect sounds which came from the ceiling or air vent. The staff were most efficient to change my... More 

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GMTropico, General Manager at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kit Y, Thank you so much for your review and for your kind words! The AC had indeed a technical problem (fan had to be replaced), solved now. Hoping to welcome you again soon, please accept our warmest regards! Jorge Xavier - GM More 

Athens, Greece
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there for 7 nights and I have no negative comments to make. - the room was very big and clean - the bed was comfortable - the Wi-Fi was strong and fast in all areas of the hotel - the personnel was very professional and attended to all needs - breakfast was really good - the hotel's restaurant... More 

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GMTropico, General Manager at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear George, What can we say about your comments? Just a big thank you! Please accept my our warmest regards! Jorge Xavier - GM More 

Dakar, Senegal
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Was pleasantly surprised. The staff was friendly from arrival to departure. SO many things that I like about this hotel. I like that on 3 sides of the hotel you are surrounded by water view. I enjoyed the luxury in ground pool. Breakfast (included) was nicely done with a great selection of hot & cold foods, pastries, fresh fruit and... More 

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GMTropico, General Manager at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AlvidaRose, Thank you so much for such an accurate description of our unit! We're glad to know that we overcome your expectations! Regarding the less positive points referred, as the amenities, I must explain that they're of high quality: made in Sweden, respecting Human and Animal Rights, with the best ingredients. And they're two different types. One for the... More 

Surrey
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Rooms are misdescribed, only 11 rooms (as far as I could tell) have a balcony with a pool view (those also have a bit of a sea view) in many of the other 18 you cannot see the pool due to the thoughtful planting of Oleanders to hide the pool and they have verandas as they are on the ground... More 

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GMTropico, General Manager at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr.TysonSamarkand, First of all, thank you for such detailed comments regarding our unit. I would like to make a few comments regarding them, if I may. The ground floor rooms are very close to the pool (aprox. 10 meters). That's why many Clients asked us to place a few plants in front, to give them a bit more privacy.... More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This place has amazing views of the ocean. The windows open WIDE and I never used the A/C, just opened the windows. The staff is really nice, for the most part. I did have a slow and odd bartender who felt a need to serve EVERYONE else before me but, that's his problem. I thoroughly enjoyed this facility.

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KKM2510, What can we say? Just a big thank you! :) Please accept our warmest regards! Jorge Xavier - GM More 

München
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

During our three Island holidays we chose a hotel as our son wanted to have a pool for a couple of days. The hotel is a business and holiday hotel at the same time. As it was not very booked, there haven't ever been tons of people at the pool. Food was ok, next door is a highly recommended Fish... More 

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GMTropico, Gerente geral at Pestana Tropico Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ReisePimpf, Thank you very much for your kind words! ( We wait for a new machine for weeks now ...). Please accept our best regards, with a special hug to Ralph!! :-) Jorge Xavier - GM More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Pestana Tropico Hotel

Address: Prainha | Praia Island Santiago, Praia, Santiago CP413, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Santiago > Praia
Price Range: $104 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pestana Tropico Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 93
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