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One of two Pousadas in the Azores, the elegant Pousada of Horta is situated in a 16th century fortress.

The Pousada Horta in Faial, one of the Azores most beautiful islands, is set in a 16th Century fortress overlooking Horta, the island’s main town. With some of the best views in the Azores, guests can enjoy views of the town’s famous marina, the Pico Islands with its volcano and Ponta de Pico the highest point in Portugal, all from the Pousada’s restaurant and swimming pool.

Classified as a National Monument since 1947, this elegant Hotel Santa Cruz in the Azores has 26 rooms and 2 suites. All rooms have an en-suite bathroom, heating/air conditioning, minibar, phone, cable TV, hairdryer, safe and internet access.

The island of Faial is 21 kilometres long and 14 kilometers wide and there are good views of the other islands of the central group. The Hotel Horta is perfectly located to enjoy the many activities that Faial has to offer, from stunning hikes to dolphin and whale watching.

The Pousada will be closed from 1 December 2014 to 31 January 2015.

Hotel facilities
Restaurant and BarOutdoor swimming pool
Children’s swimming poolReading room
Room serviceLift
Free internet access in public areasBusiness centre
24h receptionParking

Activities nearby
Horse ridingWhale watching
Dolphin watchingBike rides

Other information
Rooms for disabled persons availableHorta airport is 9 kms
Excellent conference/meeting facilitiesStunning wedding location
Pousadas Promotions - Golden Age

Golden Age
Upto 20% discount on the Best Available Rate for guests aged 55 or over

Pousadas Promotions - Pousadas Passport

Pousadas Passport
525€ - 5 night stay including breakfast and 20% off 3 meals

Pousadas Promotions - Easter Offer

Easter Offer
Special Easter Offer available from 31 March to 6 April

Pousadas Promotions - Pousadas Passport + Car

Pousadas Passport + Car
660€ - 5 night stay including breakfast, car rental and 20% off 3 meals

Pousadas Promotions - Long Stays

Long Stays
Upto 20% discount applies for 2 or more consecutive nights at the same Pousada

Pousadas Promotions - Early Booking

Early Booking
Upto 15% discount for pre-paid bookings confirmed until 60 days before arrival

1 Nov 2014 to
31 Oct 2015
Rates in EUR
1 to 30 Nov 2014 1 Feb to 1 Apr 2015 5 Apr to 31 May 2015
13 Sep to 31 Oct 2015
1 to 31 Jul 2015
2 to 4 Apr 2015
1 Aug to 12 Sep 2015
Standard double room 80 80 145 160 195
Golden Age Standard double room 72 72 130.5 144 175.5
Superior room 96 96 174 192 234
Golden Age Superior room 86.4 86.4 156.6 172.8 210.6
Suite 108 108 195 216 263
Golden Age Suite 97.2 97.2 175.5 194.4 236.7

Please note

- Prices are per night for 2 persons sharing a double room and include breakfast and taxes
- Prices are valid until 31 October 2015 - they are subject to change without prior notice
- Special rates are available for reservations of 10 bedrooms or more
- Cancellations - 1st night will be charged if the reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival (special promotions may have different cancellation policies)
- No show - the whole stay will be charged
Portugal Pousada Horta Santa Cruz
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Rua Vasco da Gama
9900-017 Horta

Surrounding area:
  • Boat trips to watch dolphins and whales.
  • The 'lunar' landscape of the Capelinhos Island which emerged from the Atlantic in 1957.
  • Caldeira do Cabeco Gordo which is a crater of volcanic origin with a diameter of nearly 1450 metres and a depth reaching 400 metres.
  • Pico Island – 450m to the ferry.

Article on Horta

Guests' Comments

Comment posted by Tim Clifford
Stayed here in late September on our first visit to Acores. Excellent location, right in centre of Horta. Balcony room had great view of harbour and of Pico with all it's various cloud formations. Very friendly and welcoming staff.

Comment posted by Christian Dinsen
Ein sehr schönes gepflegtes Hotel mit toller Aussicht auf den Hafen und die Nachbarinsel Pico. Die Lage ist perfekt. Das Personal war freundlich und hilfsbereit. Der Preis für die Pousada ist in der Nebensaison akzeptabel. Können das Hotel sehr empfehlen

Comment posted by angela renner
A fine hotel,I found it a pity that I had a room at the side of the hotel with no view of the sea, as the hotel was absolutely not full I found this a bit strange. The resturant staff were excellent. I had the feeling that there were not so many guests and that the reception staff were a bit bored . However it was a good place to stay for the start of my holiday in the Azores although expensive. maybe an idea to introduce better packages especially for the over 60,s as we seem to be the group travelleling a lot. Angela Renner

Comment posted by Sebastian Grolinger
Truly enjoyed the stay in this Pousada. Have been a fan of the Spanish Paradores for many years and this was the first Portuguese Pousada I satayed in. The Azores are fascinating, the landscapes are unforgettable. I must have taken hundreds of pictures.

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Horta airport:9kms
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