We stayed at the Hotel Gaivota for 12 nights in late March and early April (2013). After reading other reviews we booked this hotel for the first 3 nights of our trip and were so happy with it that we spent our entire visit there. Arriving from Canada at 7:30 am we needed an early check-in and this was easily arranged when we called to book the room. We had a wonderful and spacious 1 bedroom apartment with a view of the marina and a balcony. Although we didn't cook, the kitchenette with the fridge was very handy. There is a supermarket next door and a wonderful snack bar called "Pink" (about 30 metres to the west) where we had many lunches. Our room was kept spotless by the housekeeping staff. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful with all of our requests (extra towels, travel directions, calling a taxi etc). This was the best hotel experience I've had and I would not hesitate to return to Hotel Gaivota.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the centre of Ponta Delgada and next to Portas Do Mar, this hotel offers panoramic views of the marina right in the capital of the Azores Archipelago.All rooms at Hotel Apartamentos Gaivota have wooden floors and elegant furnishings. Each of the air-conditioned rooms features a cable TV, and a minibar. Guests can enjoy their breakfast in the privacy of their room, while using the free internet. The hotel is surrounded by restaurants and cafes with terraces. Packed lunches are also available. The ocean pools of Ponta Delgada and the city's public pools are less than 50 meters away. Ponta Delgada Airport is 3 km away, and the hotel offers a car rental service on site. Currently the Hotel puts at your disposal nuptial apartments T1 Vip, T1, T2, rooms, apartments and a nuptial suite, bar and a conference room and expositions. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Apartamentos Gaivota Ponta Delgada, Azores - Sao Miguel