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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought the building site of a new light railway station in front of the hotel was going to ruin our stay. But it didn't. The Pousada is very much the history of Macau and its archway entrance, and rounded fortifications all evoked centuries of history. Still the rooms were comfortable, the beds great and the bathrooms spacious. I want... More 

Thank RafikiLondon
Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked the whole of this amazing historic hotel for a birthday celebration. The staff are so helpful and all the arrangements were just perfect. Our guests were amazed by the hotel's history and its marvellous combination of traditional furnishings in the rooms (the floors are even made of leather!) and technology (B&O televisions and even a steam shower). The... More 

1 Thank hg4r
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

I'll start with the good aspects - big rooms with steam rooms and a jacuzzi. Nice gardens and nice pool. Nice breakfast. Lovely wine on the terrace with an elegant waiter wearing a tuxedo. My concern comes from an issue around check out. My husband asked if we could arrange a late check out and was firmly told NO -... More 

Thank bbwalker
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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I am a local resident and not a tourist; yet I don't recommend tourists to consider spending money buying such poor service from this hotel, although the hotel itself is indeed beautiful. Or, you don't expect any quality service! The staff are unprofessional and impolite - especially the reservation/front desk manager. The rude attitude and poor customer service had given... More 

Thank BigHead C
Taipei, Taiwan
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a weekend and we were very disappointed. I have stayed here 15 years ago and can only say it lost its charge and now it's just a run down poorly managed and overpriced shadow of its former self. The suites are large but run down. Essentials such as a coffee machine are missing.... More 

2 Thank thomasandannie
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here many years ago and remembered this hotel as a picturesque romantic icon of Macau. Sadly my memories betrayed me or the time has taken its toll not just on the interior but also the service. From the moment you check in you are experiencing the barely English comprehending unfriendly service level that seems more fit to... More 

2 Thank Annie L
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Reviewed June 24, 2016

This was a return trip for us -- our third stay at Pousada De Sao Tiago. Away from the craziness of the casinos, walkable to A-Ma temple. Still the old world charm, the stone steps entering with the cascading water and a very welcome cooling effect from the extremely warm outside! No elevators -- that would detract from the old... More 

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148 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Macao is not a great place for hotels. The big brand names (e.g. Mandarin Oriental) tend to be very bland, if highly professional. And lesser hotels are generally unsatisfactory. This Pousada, built into the Portuguese ramparts and very centrally located (on the water), offers lovely walks, both to the center of town but also along the shore, notably towards a... More 

1 Thank Frequenttraveller076
Hong Kong, China
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Europe is littered with creaky hotels built into ancient monuments; they are rather more rare on the China Coast, which is why Macau aficionados owe it to themselves to stay at the São Tiago at least once. Or maybe just the once. Built into the remains of the 400-year-old Barra Fort, it is the most European hotel we have come... More 

1 Thank BeauDean
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Being a hotelier it is sad to write such a review and hopefully someone will read this and try to improve things. Went here for dinner with 6 people and food was awful! Nothing Spanish about the food and everything was swimming in some sort of sauce. You would think with the price you pay you will at least get... More 

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Additional Information about Pousada De Sao Tiago

Address: Avenida Da Republica, Fortaleza De Sao Tiago Da Barra, Macau, China
Location: China > Macau
Price Range: $252 - $401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pousada De Sao Tiago 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Pousada De Sao Tiago Macau
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#41 Luxury Hotel in Macau
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“upper floors nice. Be aware this is an old building - lots of stairs so not good if you have mobility difficulties.”
  • View from our room at the battlements, the roof of the original chapel and the pool to the left.
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 of 5 bubbles RafikiLondon, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms 214 through 220 have the best balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles hg4r, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“My suite was on the 3rd floor up from the main floor, which meant effectively 4 or 5 floors from ground level. That was fine with me, but the place has no lift so it can be a bit of a slog up and down stairs. If that worries you, as for a suite on a lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles GaryWhite2013, Oct 23, 2014 | Read review
“The de Barra suites with harbour views are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles KH_in_HK, Feb 6, 2014 | Read review
“Try to get one of the free upgrades that are common during the week - ours was amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles SamC284, Jan 10, 2013 | Read review
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