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  • 5 Feb. 2017
    “Close to airport with great bar area”
  • 22 Nov. 2016
    “Beware of the owner’s memory!!!”
Praia Francesa, Sao Tome, Sao Tome Island Sao Tome and Principe See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

PROS: This is close to the airport for late arrivals/early departures. By close I mean you can walk it EASILY unless you have tons of luggage. Front desk service person was very helpful and accommodating as we worked out some room confusion. Server stayed late...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank CharlotteTravels
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Hotel O Bigodes offer fairly clean and comfortable rooms. The front line staff is very friendly and helpful, however the owner seems to suffer from sclerosis. Prior to our arrival we have agreed a price per e-mail for two persons including breakfast. However once we...More

Date of stay: November 2016
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

Located very close to the airport, the hotel is clean and spacious. Ask for a room with a sea view as the view is really lovely across the bay. There is also a veranda all along the length of the hotel which is lovely to...More

Date of stay: August 2014
2  Thank 140lucianar
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Very close to the airport (200 meters) so it's very convenient to stop here on arrival or before departure. Rooms are not splendid but have everything that is needed including free wifi. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Floor carpets in the corridor need cleaning....More

Date of stay: February 2014
2  Thank Alex-124
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We stayed at the O Bigodes hotel on her first day in Sao Tome. The hotel is literally a five minute walk from the airport. The hotel owner's wife also works at the hotel and came to greet us upon arrival. The owner picked us...More

Date of stay: March 2013
6  Thank turneeuk
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USD 56 - USD 66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Make sure to ask for a room with sea view as rooms on the other side do not really offer any specific view"
22 Nov. 2016
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"choose a room with a sea view if possible."
14 Apr. 2015
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"The rooms with the sea-view are quiter than those facing the road."
11 Mar. 2014
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"Ask for the bay side!"
15 Apr. 2013
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