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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

The pictures don't match, tgey are old pics and you will not find it loke it was before. It's not a Hotel it's a Residencial with no stars. The Wifi doesn't work on the rooms only in the lobby that works as restaurant at the same time.... The food here is not optional so you have to eat what they... More 

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Didier J, Propriétaire at Residencial Alto Fortim, responded to this review

You have a big problem, the wifi works in every room, if that does not work is the responsibility Telecom network, sometimes there are cuts, do not forget that we are in Africa. The meal was 12 euros are perfect, an entree a local dish (traditional) and dessert, plus very generous. All my clients are delighted 15 days half board... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We stayed for two nights at this hotel before taking the ferry to Santo Antao. The owners were very welcoming and helpful with directions and advice. The room was spacious and relaxing and the breakfast room has a great view.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Good value for money. Very friendly family ran guesthouse. Highly recommend :) We came with our little daughter and extended our stay a few more days because we felt so comfortable with the hosting of this very nice family....

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African Kid in England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I have just stayed in this Residencial. The French owner is very helpfully. He was helpful with arranging maps, assisted in arranging a trip to Santa Antao, his wife gave me a lift to the port. The room was spacious and clean. It had a good view over the bay. I cannot fault the establishment for what I paid and... More 

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Gradignan, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I have spent a month in this Residencial and I really enjoyed it. It is very confortable with vast rooms and good beds. You are just in the middle between the beach front and the city center. It will take you only 5 minutes to walk there. The service is very good and the rooms are seriously cleaned every day.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This place sits high on a hill with views to the water from some of the back rooms. My room was a good size and clean. The access at night via a poorly lit dirt track might worry some. But like much of the rest of Cape Verde, staying here rather begs the question of "why bother?". Cape Verde is... More 

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Bingen am Rhein, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Residencial Alto Fortim two times in July 2014 (1 and 2 nights) when stopping over on our way to / from Santo Antão. The French owner is extremely helpful with information, driving guests to the port or airport etc. On our first evening, we even could get a dinner there. The rooms are spacious and clean. Breakfast... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Excellent value for money package included fishing on one of Didier's boats. Brilliant week as his skipper Marco is an excellent fish finder. His contacts to fish taken ratio is excellent. With the crew, Dani & Salik, he took a novice to a competent Marlin fisherman. The hotel although basic is clean, tidy and comfortable. Being high you have excellent... More 

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Lugo, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good morning, I have been stayed in this Residencial for a week and everything that i can say is positive. Good street and location 5 minutes walking from the beach, nice staff, great breakfast, good room, etc. When I go back to Mindelo I will stay in this hotel. I higly recommend it.

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Dakar, Senegal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We stayed here 3 nights and 2 days. We almost moved after the first night to the Porto Nova in town, but we were worried about too much noise from the nightclub for our children and hoped that this hotel would get better. Pluses: somewhat nice view of the bay, quiet location, nice owners, a chance to practice French. Many... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel very well located between the beach and the city center, 5 minutes walk, quiet, calm, with comfort, air conditioning, breakfast plentiful. We can do meals on request. Free wifi in public areas. Satellite TV with many international channels in all rooms. Boarding the ferry to Santo Antao, 10 minutes walk, 3 minutes by taxi. My wife is Cape Verdean, I'm French, the languages French, Portuguese, English, Spanish. We have two sport fishing boats, a Bertram 33 'Pacemaker and 40' for fantastic fishing days on the Blue Marlin, Jigging or on very large amberjacks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residencial Alto Fortim

Address: Alto Fortim | CP 701, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 7010, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Sao Vicente > Mindelo
Price Range: $49 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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