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    Pousada Forte da Horta

    Rua Vasco da Gama, Horta, Faial Island 9900-017, Portugal
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good34%
    • Average14%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 112 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked our stay at Pousada Forte da Horta through a travel agent, so we knew that the hotel would be decent, but we didn't expect it to be as amazing as it was! Upon arrival Ricardo at the desk upgraded our room to a...More

    Thank Tracy Elissa N
    Response from Manager_StCruz, General Manager at Pousada Forte da HortaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Tracy Elissa N, Thank you very much for your kind comments about our Pousada I'm glad you enjoyed your room and our restaurant and bar service. We are very satisfied to know that our team was able to help you and make you feel...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    My husband and I spent three nights at the Pousada, and would absolutely stay there again if we were in Horta. The location is ideal, on the main street, overlooking the harbor and Pico island in the distance, and it is within easy walking distance...More

    Thank Ann P
    Response from Manager_StCruz, General Manager at Pousada Forte da HortaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Ann P, Thank you for choosing Pousada Forte da Horta for your recent visit to Faial. I would like to thank you personally for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. I was delighted to read that overall you had an enjoyable...More

    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    We always look forward to staying at the Pousada's when we visit Portugal. 14 to date.Horta seemed over priced for the Island but booked a 5 night stay for the good historical conversion+ excellent location.Usual friendly greeting and helpful front desk.Parking is a problem-on the...More

    4  Thank Vincent B
    Response from Manager_StCruz, General Manager at Pousada Forte da HortaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Vincent B, We would like to thank you personally for taking the time to share your experience. We understand your time is valuable and we do appreciate if our guests give us feedback. Indeed we are dismayed that we did not live up to...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

    We had an amazing stay in the Pousada. The food quality is excellent. The staff is very friendly. The rooms have a beautiful view. Room doors are very thin and old, so things can get a bit noisy in the morning. Would book it again.More

    Thank Matthias J
    Response from Manager_StCruz, General Manager at Pousada Forte da HortaResponded 16 June 2017

    Dear Matthias J, We appreciate your comments regarding your stay at Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel. It's always a pleasure to read comments like yours. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your room, the food from the restaurant and the service...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    Historic fort nicely restored. Room was spacious with modern amenities. Central location, you can easily get around all of Horta from here. And, of course, amazing, spectacular views. The staff was welcoming and helpful.More

    Thank Ada B
    Response from Manager_StCruz, General Manager at Pousada Forte da HortaResponded 16 June 2017

    Dear Ada B, It is wonderful to read the generous feedback you shared on Tripdavisor regarding your recent stay at Pousada Forte da Horta. I am extremely happy that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and you had an extremely memorable experience....More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 75 - USD 274 (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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    • Location
    • Portugal >
    • Azores >
    • Faial Island >
    • Horta
    • Also Known As
    • Pousada Forte Da Horta Faial Island, Azores
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    Dining (9)
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    jeff1993
    5 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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    traveldfw
    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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