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    Pousada Forte da Horta

    Rua Vasco da Gama, Horta, Faial Island 9900-017, Portugal
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    • Excellent45%
    • Very good33%
    • Average15%
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    Free Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 126 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We were really looking forward to this hotel as we had stayed previously in a Pousada hotel within the same Pestana chain in Cascais, Portugal, also within an old seafront fort.. We reserved 4 nights but were told we would have to stay in a...More

    1  Thank capdellatraveller
    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    Great position, very handy for the town. The conversion was effective but we had a couple of niggles. The breakfasts were uninspiring and we were generally just left to get on with it. Some of the items of food looked less than fresh. The staff...More

    Thank Janet D
    Response from Manager_StCruz, General Manager at Pousada Forte da HortaResponded 10 November 2017

    Dear Janet D, Thank you for choosing Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel and for taking part of your precious time to review your recent stay with us. Your feedback is highly appreciated and the details will be considerate to improve our service. We...More

    Reviewed 28 October 2017

    First impressions are very good. The location is central, overlooking the harbour. The building is within the original fort, very impressive on entering. The coconut cake offered to guests on arrival was excellent. The staff are all friendly and seem genuinely to want to please....More

    1  Thank robonhols466
    Response from Manager_StCruz, General Manager at Pousada Forte da HortaResponded 10 November 2017

    Dear robonhols466, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. Although gladly noted that you were impressed with our Hotel in general, we were sorry to read that the breakfast was not what you expected, due to it being...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

    This hotel is one of my favorites. It was initially a Portuguese fortress from the 16th century and after some hotel activity in the last century it was actually in 2004 that was opened as it is today. You can still see the old fortress...More

    Thank 523paulot
    Response from Manager_StCruz, General Manager at Pousada Forte da HortaResponded 10 November 2017

    Dear 523paulot, I was truly happy to read that we managed to contribute to a delightful stay in Horta, and that we were able to meet up to the expectations you had of us. It is great that you were impressed by the history and...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    Stayed for 4 nights at this hotel. The location is excellent, right in the center of town, on the main street and with a great view to the marina and beyond to the island of Pico. Breakfast could be seriously improved. The supposedly warm things...More

    Thank Jill7394u48
    Response from Manager_StCruz, General Manager at Pousada Forte da HortaResponded 10 November 2017

    Dear Jill7394u48, Thank you for choosing Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel and for taking part of your precious time to review your recent stay with us. Our Team will be delighted to read such kind words regarding their performance, making your stay a...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$79 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • Faial Island >
    • Horta
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    jeff1993
    4 July 2015|
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    Response from Manager_StCruz | Property representative |
    Dear jeff1993, Firstly I would like o thank you for your preference and for your contact. Could you please send us your reservation number and reservation name, so that we can further assist your request. You may contact... More
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    19 June 2015|
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    Response from Manager_StCruz | Property representative |
    Dear traveldfw, Thank you for your preference in Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel. Regarding your questions, our Hotel is just 10 km away from Horta airport, a taxi ride from the airport to our hotel should cost... More
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