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Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel, Horta

3-star3 stars
Rua Vasco Da GamaHorta9900-017Portugal

3-star hotel in Horta with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Great location
Fantastic service
Room is all right
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From 217 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel, Horta

from $70
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Romantic Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Standard Room
  • Superior Room
  • Standard Golden Age (over 55 years)
  • Superior Triple Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 28 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 12:30 PM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Marina on site
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 484
  • Conference space size (meters) - 45
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Onsite venue #2 - This bar serves light fare only.

Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel, Horta’s small print

Also known as

  • Pousada da Forte Santa Cruz
  • Pousada da Forte Santa Cruz B&B
  • Pousada da Forte Santa Cruz B&B Horta
  • Pousada da Horta Forte Santa Cruz
  • Pousada Forte da Horta Historic Hotel
  • Pousada Forte da Historic Hotel
  • Pousada Forte da Horta Historic
  • Pousada Forte da Historic


Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed) or a rollaway bed. Please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Gala dinner fee

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel, Horta


  • Peter's Scrimshaw Museum - 4 min walk
  • Horta Harbour - 5 min walk
  • Horta Regional Museum - 7 min walk
  • Porto Pim Beach - 8 min walk
  • Whaling Museum - 16 min walk
  • Horta Historic Center - 0.5 mi / 0.8 km
  • Museu do Vinho - 6.6 mi / 10.6 km
  • Pico Island Vineyard Culture - 8.1 mi / 13 km

Getting around

  • Horta (HOR) - 11 min drive
  • Pico Island (PIX) - 68 min drive
  • Sao Jorge Island (SJZ) - 109 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 14 reviews

Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel, Horta
beautiful 16 century pousada
we had a wonderful stay at the pousada It had a beautiful view of Pico it was very pleasant to be in the balcony and have a beautiful view
A Traveler, us2 night family trip
Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel, Horta
Beautiful historic hotel
Beautiful historic hotel right in the centre of town. Excellent staff
A Traveler, gb1 night romance trip

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Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel, Horta

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