The Convento de São Francisco is a built in a 17th century Franciscan convent. Set in São Miguel Island, in the Azores, this renovated property has an outdoor swimming pool and overlooks the Isle of Vila Franca.

The comfortable rooms at the Convento de São Francisco feature a private wardrobe, bathroom with free toiletries and views over the surrounding area, garden and the ocean.

A daily breakfast buffet is served in the convent and is included in the room rate. Local restaurants are available within a 10-minute drive, most serving traditional Portuguese meals.

The property features an outdoor swimming pool, surrounded by a small garden area with flowers and fruit trees. There is also a sunny terrace, where guests can use the loungers to take in the typically warm climate. Also featured is a bar area, where guests can have refreshing drinks and cocktails. There is also a lounge area, with sofas and a TV.

The Lagoa do Fogo is one of the island’s most famous tourist spots. It has lush green surroundings, several hiking trails around it and is one of the largest lagoons in all of the Azores. It is a 30-minute drive from the Ponta Delgada center, which has a historical city center, bars cafés and local shops. The unit is 1,650 feet from a beach area and there is a commercial area just 350 feet away, with a variety of shops.

The Ponta Delgada Airport is a 29-minute drive from the Convento de São Francisco, and there is an airport shuttle available, at a surcharge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Convento de São Francisco has been welcoming guests since Jul 19, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Convento de São Francisco

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Praia do Corpo Santo

    Praia do Corpo Santo

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1,150 feet from property
  • Praia da Vinha da Areia

    Praia da Vinha da Areia

    8.5 Very good beach
    1,850 feet from property
  • Leopoldina Beach

    Leopoldina Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    3,350 feet from property
  • Praia do Degredo

    Praia do Degredo

    8.4 Very good beach
    1 miles from property
  • Calhau da Areia Beach

    Calhau da Areia Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Praia da Margarida

    Praia da Margarida

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Praia da Pedreira

    Praia da Pedreira

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.5 miles from property

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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Paz
    0.7 miles
  • Ilheu de Vila Franca do Campo
    0.9 miles
  • Lagoa do Congro
    3.1 miles
  • Fire Lagoon
    3.8 miles
  • Furnas
    4.5 miles
  • Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Vitoria
    5.8 miles
  • Plantacoes de Cha
    6 miles
  • Lagoa das Furnas
    6.3 miles
  • Pico do Ferro
    6.6 miles
  • Fumarolas
    7.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Café Damião
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Parque Terra Nostra
    7.5 miles
  • Ponte dos Oito Arcos
    8.7 miles
  • Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Estrelas
    8.7 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Praia do Corpo Santo
    1,150 feet
  • Praia da Vinha da Areia
    1,850 feet
  • Leopoldina Beach
    3,350 feet
  • Praia do Degredo
    5,250 feet
  • Calhau da Areia Beach
    1.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • João Paulo II Airport
    14.5 miles
  • Santa Maria Airport
    53.5 miles
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Amenities of Convento de São Francisco
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathtub
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Beach
Living Area
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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11:00 AM - 12:00 AM


6:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 5 years
Crib by request
6 - 16 years
Extra bed by request
€ 20 per child, per night
17+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 40 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that a deposit of 30% of the total amount will be charged on the day of booking (only for bookings equal or superior to 4 nights). This payment is made by bank transfer.

Please note that early check-in and late check-out is available upon request and is subject to availability.

Please inform Convento de São Francisco of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: 1320/RNET

FAQs about Convento de São Francisco

  • Convento de São Francisco is 500 feet from the center of Vila Franca do Campo.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Convento de São Francisco include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • Convento de São Francisco offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beach

  • The prices at Convento de São Francisco may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Convento de São Francisco (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at Convento de São Francisco is from 11:00 AM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Convento de São Francisco can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet