Built in 1972 and renovated in 2004, this hotel comprises a total of 28 rooms spread over 3 floors. A garden and terrace additionally feature. Facilities on offer include a foyer with 24-hour reception desk, a hotel safe and lifts. The air-conditioned hotel also comprises a bar, a café, a TV room, a restaurant with a smoking area, a breakfast and dining room as well as a conference room and a public Internet terminal with WLAN (for an additional fee). Room and laundry services round up the offerings (for an additional fee). In addition, there is a car park available.
The hotel occupies a 16th century fortress, which was built overlooking Horta Bay and was declared a national monument in 1947. From the hotel guests are able to enjoy breathtaking views of Pico Island as well as the famous harbour. Vulcao dos Capelinhos, Varadouro, Morro de Castelo Branco and Caldera are all just a hour drive from the hotel.
The rooms come with a bathroom with a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, a radio, a stereo and satellite/ cable TV. Additional fittings include a minibar, a double or king-size bed, centrally regulated air conditioning, a hire safe, carpeting, central heating and a balcony or terrace.
There is a swimming pool and a poolside snack bar available.
Guests may select their breakfast and lunch from varied buffets offered. Lunch and dinner may also be taken à la carte. Special dietary requirements as well as individual-specific dishes may be prepared. Guests are able to book half-board stays.
The following are all accepted as methods of payment at the hotel: Credit card: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA, Cash or Deposit.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV