Pousada de Angra do Heroísmo - Castelo de São Sebastião

Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal


The Essentials

  • pool, restaurant, parking lot, free wifi, dogs permitted
  • Hotel Type: Small, 4 star
  • Hotel size (number of rooms): 29
  • Check-in: 16:00 - 23:30 o'clock | Check-out: 07:00 - 12:00 o'clock
  • Spoken languages in the hotel: English, Portuguese, Spanish


Rua do Castelinho, s/n
9700-045 Angra do Heroísmo
Azores, Portugal
License number

Hotel description

The Hotel Pousada de Angra do Heroísmo - Forte de São Sebastião can be found on the island of Terceira, one of the Azores islands. Terceira was discovered in the 16th century by Portuguese explorers and today, along with the other Azores islands, makes up an autonomic region of Portugal. This historic hotel sits in the center of the town of Angra do Heroísmo, the largest town and capital of the island.
The Pousada de Angra do Heroísmo
A pure beach holiday is not what you’ll find on Terceira. There might be beaches almost all the way around the island, but the weather is changeable here. And your stay here, in the midst of this natural paradise in the middle of the Atlantic, would be wasted anyway if you spend your whole time at the beach. A vacation on Terceira is moreover something for those travelers looking for a balance between beach vacation, culture, and excursions into the spectacular landscapes of the island interior. Who is looking to also stay in a romantic hotel with historic charm and modern comforts is perfectly situated in the Pousada de Angra do Heroísmo - Castelo de São Sebastião. This is not only because this castle hotel in Terceira is located in an impressive fortress from the 16th century, but also because it’s surroundings contain some of the most important historic sights of the world. The old city of Angra do Heroísmo, with its famous cathedral, countless Renaissance buildings and churches, is a listed world heritage site.
Interior and atmosphere
The old, weathered fortress walls of the Forte de São Sebastião are partially intact. Two stone sentry-houses with domed roofs are still standing, as is a fortified tower on the ocean side. A touch of adventure and pirate romance still settles over the property of this castle hotel, which faces a steep ocean cliff to one side. The contrast couldn’t be starker when it comes to the modern building that houses the guests in this historic hotel on Terceira. The historic living areas have been added on to and are surrounded by an ultra-modern addition made of sleek concrete and a glass façade. The interior areas of the Pousada de Angra do Heroísmo are accordingly modern. The amenities of this romantic hotel include a panorama restaurant with huge glass wall and a swimming pool.
The rooms
The guest rooms of the Pousada de Angra do Heroísmo - Castelo de São Sebastião are just as modern and trendy as the communal areas of the hotel. Warm cherry parquet flooring, functional furniture, and modern technology assure a modern and utterly comfortable vacation on the Azores. The impressive historic hotel offers a total of 29 rooms, all of which feature a grand view over the ocean and some even a private terrace.


    wireless LAN
    • free of charge
    • WLAN in rooms
    • WLAN in lobby
    air conditioning
      non-smoking building
      • entire hotel incl. lobby
      • parking spaces, Free of charge
        garden/outside area
                  • 24 hour reception
                  room service
                      • breakfast served in room
                      dogs permitted
                        outdoor pool
                        • open year-round
                        Massage services
                          wellbeing massage

                            Frequently asked questions

                            The following pools are available onsite: outdoor pool

                            The hotel has 29 rooms in total.

                            Check-in: 16:00 - 23:30 o'clock | Check-out: 07:00 - 12:00 o'clock

                            Yes, the hotel provides free parking facilities for its guests: Parking space

                            There is free Wi-Fi in all rooms.

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