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Foya Branca Resort Hotel

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 22, 2013

We spent four days here on our island hopping holiday. A bit away from everything, but that was not a problem to us. We had a sea view room ....nice size room and bathroom. Good sized terrace with sunbeds. Very close to the pool and bar. It seemed strangely quiet....very few guests. More staff than guests. This meant that we...

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2Thank Dorsetsue2
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed August 2, 2013

We only spent one night at this hotel on our way to Santo Antao, but would love to stay there again! We arrived on a late/delayed flight from Sal (damn you TACV!) and was at the time very hungry and really needed some food. The restaurant had unfortunately closed for the evening, but "reopened" just to give us a much...

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3Thank Erikss0ns
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed March 22, 2013

I’ve stayed a few days in March 2013 at this hotel. Overall, I can hardly accept the 4* category; perhaps a 3.5 (if this was possible) would be more appropriate, and I'm here rating as "average" because it is NOT "very good". It is very expensive for what is offered! Comparatively, you’d stay in Boa Vista island in a 5*...

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7Thank Marmifero
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Foya Branca located about 5 minutes away from the airport in Sao Vicente on the San Pedro beach. The location is very nice all rooms face the ocean. The price is way too high for rooms in desperate need for a good cleaning and paint job. The biggest problem here is that it is located about 15 minutes driving from...

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3Thank David N
Wervik, Belgium
Reviewed February 19, 2013

we stayed 9 nights in this hotel in february 2013. i wanted to give this hotel a rate between average and good, but tripadvisor does not give that option. "average" would not be fair. "very good" is overrated, but more correct than "average" rooms are clean, bed is excellent, breakfast acceptable, bar soso but this hotel is lacking a lot...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed January 11, 2013

We stayed at Foya Branca at the beginning and ending of our trip. Positive points: - Nice and clean room, clean and really soft sheets, good bed - Hotel is right at the beach. The view and sound of the breaking waves is impressive - There is a nice hike along the cliffs, which starts close to the hotel. Takes...

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3Thank SanCJ
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Nice location and not too bad given cape Verde standards. But hotel has been given over to some down market club med type of holiday company. So although these guests may be in the minority they dominate all areas with their "forced fun" . So a pleasant beach and pool is just disco noise for a few.. As to the...

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2Thank Paul M
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

The hotel has a fantastic location on a fabulous beach. As in much of Cape Verde swimming is not always possible due to waves and currents. The hotel seemed at times to have more animators than guests and often seemed to offer not much more than poolside noise. We only ate there once at lunchtime and food was disappointing. If...

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England
Reviewed January 10, 2012

Very good food (apart from breakfast which was rather limited in the hot food choice) - both lunch and dinner and it turned out to be better value than in the hotels we stayed in on other islands. The staff didn't speak much English but were consistently helpful and friendly and seemed well-motivated. Happy hour in the bar (1800 to...

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North London
Reviewed December 19, 2011

A great location sadly let down by this mismanaged hotel. With just a few improvements it would be fine but given the managers style of making himself unavailable to his guests and burdening the staff with time intensive admin I can only see it declining.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Foya Branca Resort Hotel

Address: Sao Pedro, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Sao Vicente > Mindelo
Price Range: $56 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Foya Branca Resort Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Foya Branca Hotel Mindelo
Foya Branca Resort Hotel Mindelo, Cape Verde - Sao Vicente
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Mindelo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Mindelo
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“Rooms in the new block have large patios/balconies, with views of the beach.”
HilaryF456, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Sea view numbers 300 - 315”
419JillW, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
“Our room had a couch in an extra sitting room which was nice, with ocean view from balcony.”
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Pcehealy, Mar 6, 2017 | Read review
“Rear rooms face a wall”
MarinaF73, Sep 2, 2016 | Read review
“I think there is supposed to be wifi in the rooms but it never worked whilst I was there.”
52trevors, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
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