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Bonn, Germany
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3 reviews
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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

"This Is Africa"! So don't expect European standards. I'll start with the possibly negative things: - Santiago or Cape Verde at all is quite poor, and has not much infrastructure. Some of the rocky roads in Tarafal are lighted, but not all. Restaurants have not always "everything". - King Fisher is above local standard, but still basic - we saw... More 

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Lisbon
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 4, 2016

It is the best hotel in Tarrafal (the only sandy beach in Santiago) but it is not the top of the pops hotel. The hotel has a rock spot for swimming, which is nice and sunny. Great for snorkeling. The rooms do not have black out courtins, so the sun comes in very early. It is very nice to hear... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2016

The room was clean and although we hadn't booked one it was self catering. Should we have wanted to we could have cooked and there was also a small table top fridge. We had a roof terrace which was accessed by going out of the room and up a separate flight of stairs. Their were views towards the sea however... More 

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New York City, New York
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85 reviews
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Reviewed March 28, 2016

The resort itself is nice but serious attitude problem from the german manager (owner?). She just didn't seem to care at all. Security staff was very nice and helpful when inquired about directions or other information. The dive was fine - how can someone be unpleasant underwater and lovely above the surface? The divemaster was so nice to talk to... More 

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Lisbon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2015

Wonderful accommodation on the perfect spot! We stayed at Coqueiro (2 double rooms, kitchen, bath and a lovely terrace. No barbeque but Pedro (receptionist) provided one! Very well equipped; nothing was missing. No air conditionning but room fans provide some fresh air. We decided to cook our own meals and loved to go to the market and local shops. If... More 

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1 Thank MJRLisbon
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13 reviews
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Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

A good apartment - name grotto. Two separate beedrooms and a wonderful balcony. The reason why its only gets two stars is: a terrible bad cleaing of the apartment. The frezzer, the sink and the toilet did not work okay. If the management had fixed this it would have been a four star.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 21, 2014

The most terrible experience is not enough to express the nightmare that I was involved. The breakfast is with bees. The bedroom and bathroom with thousands of mosquitoes. No solution to prevent the mosquitoes from being in your bedroom. Disrespectful and completely unjustifiable attitudes from the manager that runs the hotel.

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Rabat, Morocco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2014

Georg has a great thing going here where the diveshop is part of the hotel. I went for two lovely dives, essentially right underneath the hotel. This is a lovely area, and the combination of scuba and your own private bay is just too wonderful for words.

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2014

I've stayed here with my family for 2 weeks around Christmas and NYE. I'm not sure if the word resort is the right name, I would consider King Fisher as a hotel/appartment complex. First week we stayed at the Grotto, a beautifull appartment overviewing the bay. The terrace is really nice (all day long sunny). Right underneath the terrace is... More 

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The Hague
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is a Paradise in Tarrafal. We had 2 sharing apartments with a great terrace overlooking the sea with sundowner. Very big and very nice. Very nice German man who runs the resort. Lots of restaurants in the village, especially the Spanish one. Again!!!!

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette

Additional Information about King Fisher Resort

Address: Ilha de Santiago, Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Santiago > Tarrafal
Price Range: $66 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — King Fisher Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for a room with a direct terrace over looking the sea or bay.”
 of 5 bubbles janec609, Apr 4, 2016 | Read review
“Most accommodations have seaview. Look for at their site.”
 of 5 bubbles MJRLisbon, Aug 21, 2015 | Read review
“We took apartment Grotte”
 of 5 bubbles heinlen, Apr 8, 2013 | Read review
“The Graciosa is fine.”
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 of 5 bubbles niels-j, Mar 19, 2012 | Read review
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