Set in a 16th century fortress overlooking Horta Bay and Pico island, this Pousada hotel features a swimming pool and regional restaurant. Most of the air-conditioned rooms have views of the marina.

Classified as a National Monument since 1947, the Pousada Forte da Horta offers modern rooms with cable TV and a mini-bar. Each private bathroom is stocked with a hairdryer and bathrobe.

A breakfast buffet is served daily on the poolside veranda terrace. Guests may taste fried pork, tuna and passion fruit pie in Pousada Forte da Horta’s restaurant.

The swimming pool area is furnished with sun beds, tables and parasols. Indoors, there is a lounge with various seating areas and a bar with a piano.

The 24-hour reception offers car rentals and free on-site parking. The Horta Airport is just 5.4 mi from the Pousada Forte da Horta.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Pousada Forte da Horta has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 19, 2006
Hotel chain/brand: Pestana Hotel & Resorts

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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4 reasons to choose Pousada Forte da Horta

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Praia de Porto Pim

    8.1 Very good beach
    2,100 feet from property
  • Praia da Conceição

    7.9 Good beach
    4,350 feet from property
  • Praia do Almoxarife Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.7 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site

    Sal & Pico

    Food: Portuguese, Local

Amenities of Pousada Forte da Horta
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Game room
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Concierge
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Car rental
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

House rules Pousada Forte da Horta takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 13 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Pousada Forte da Horta accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

Prior to their arrival, guests are kindly requested to specify their bedding preference for any room type. Please specify the extra beds required, if any. Please specify the number of adults and children under 12. This can be inserted in the Special Requests Box during booking.

Please note that pets are only allowed in some of the property’s public areas. Upon check-in, please ask the front desk for more details. When traveling with dogs, please note that an extra charge of 25€ per pet, per night applies. Please note that a maximum of 1 dog is allowed. Please note that the property can only allow dogs with a maximum weight of 15 kilos.

Please note that only 1 extra bed or baby cot can be accommodated, on request. Charges may be applicable.

Please note that the property reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival. Payment of the full reservation amount is due at the property.

Please note that for reservations of 6 rooms or more, different policies will apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Pousada Forte da Horta 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

License number: 4777

FAQs about Pousada Forte da Horta

  • Check-in at Pousada Forte da Horta is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Pousada Forte da Horta by:

    • Car 15min

  • Pousada Forte da Horta offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Walking tours
    • Swimming pool

  • The prices at Pousada Forte da Horta may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Pousada Forte da Horta has 1 restaurant:

    • Sal & Pico

  • Room options at Pousada Forte da Horta include:

    • Twin/Double

  • Pousada Forte da Horta is 2,150 feet from the center of Horta.

  • Guests staying at Pousada Forte da Horta can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • The nearest beach is 2,150 feet from Pousada Forte da Horta.

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