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Hotel Praia

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Overview of Hotel Praia

Hotel Praia

3.5 star property
3.5-star hotel in Agua Grande with outdoor pool and restaurant

7.4/10 Good

13 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
The price is €176
Price available on 13/02/2023
Praia Lagarto - Cx. Postal 61, São Tomé Island

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Agua Grande

Getting around

  • São Tomé Island (TMS-São Tomé Intl.) - 2 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle


  • Hotel BIGODES - 9 min walk
  • The Airplane - 10 min walk
  • Restaurante Filomar - 19 min walk
  • Piroga Sao Pedro - 4 min drive
  • César Café - 4 min drive

About this property

Hotel Praia

Hotel Praia is only 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from the airport and offers a free shuttle (available 24 hours). Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. An outdoor pool, a poolside bar and a fitness centre are other features.


English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 34 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 16
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16


  • Up to 2 children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Free airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Playground

Working away

  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2009
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Electric kettle
  • Slippers

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms available. Services include massages.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Tourism fee: EUR 3 per person, per night

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts cash.</p>

Also known as

Hotel Praia Hotel
Hotel Praia São Tomé Island
Hotel Praia Hotel São Tomé Island

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Praia offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Praia does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Praia?
As of 9 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Praia on 13 February 2023 start from €176, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Praia?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hotel Praia?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Praia?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Praia?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Praia?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Praia?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Hotel Praia and nearby?
Hotel Praia has an outdoor pool and a fitness centre, as well as spa services and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Praia?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that offers international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Hotel BIGODES (9-min walk), The Airplane (10-min walk) and Piroga Sao Pedro (2.1 mi).
Does Hotel Praia have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

São Tomé stopover
The hotel was a great spot to go to after a late arrival, just minutes from the airport and the driver waited for us right at the entrance. The breakfast was great with respect to the amazing fresh fruit. Hot dishes were sparse, but the coffee and great bread made up for it
Grant, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Located near the airport meant minimum hassle for our late night stopover on the way to Principe
1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice place but fix the internet connection problem
Hotel Praia is a nice hotel with very friendly staff. I apreciated the room upgrade and the pick up from the airport. I would go back there if only they can sort out their Wi-Fi. It was quite bad during my stay. It was difficult to receive stable connection while in the room
Elias, 3-night romance trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

Overall experience was great. Loved the ambience
Everything about the property is good except for the shower cubicle and the food prices
Gautama, 3-night romance trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

Necessary to make an allowance of up to half an hour for the check out process; just writing a receipt for the hotel bill which was already paid previously took a straight 15 minutes with endless calculations on the calculator, just to come up with the cost already paid the day before. Quaint, but takes does the airport check-in process which is even more arduous but that has nothing to do with the hotel, but allow at least and hour to go through the airport check-in process, and that was arriving two and half hours before departure
2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

L’hôtel de bon standing, son restaurant àDécouvrir
Chambres vastes avec plafond haut, d’un bon standing, mobilier colonial sombre mais plaisant, la chambre restait fraîche même sans clim ( saison sèche toutefois donc à voir en saison chaude). Personnel très avenant et parlant plusieurs langues. C’est un hôtel vaste avec de nombreux bâtiments sur un parc en retrait de la route et avec une magnifique piscine presque de format olympique. Calme aussi avec une bonne insonorisation des chambres. Le lit avait un soutien ferme et de très bonne qualité. L’emplacement n’est pas mal juste à 2 mn de l’aéroport et en face d’une belle plage de sable. Le pressing un peu cher peut être mais soigné donc rien à redire. Le restaurant est désert mais j’y ai mangé mieux que partout ailleurs dans l’île ( mieux qu’à PapaFigo la référence locale qui a été ma cantine sinon pendant longtemps) : carpaccio de poisson local délicieux et ceviche de crevette parfait au restaurant du Praia. Le chef est un des meilleurs de l’île je devine mais les prix un peu hauts et le service indolent ( très gentils comme partout dans l’île ils en oublient pourtant de demander quelle boisson on souhaite) dissuade la clientèle : dommage. Et aussi aucun problème de digestion ensuite donc hygiène impeccable. Les petits déjeuners étaient très bien et assez variés : aubergines frites excellentes et jus de papaye frais ou d’ananas frais. Des sculptures en bois locales et des peintures plaisantes ( en tout cas celle de ma chambre voir photo) Donc une très bonne adresse.
Alexandre, 6-night trip
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8/10 Very good

AMANDA, 9-night business trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

1-night trip
Verified Ebookers guest review

8/10 Very good

Hôtel calme et agréable, personnel très accueillant et chaleureux. Il n'y a pas de service permettant de payer par carte bancaire européenne, ce qui est la seule chose manquante dans ce bel hôtel.
Sophie, 14-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Lugar agradável, Bom Pequeno Almoço, as restantes refeições tem muito pouca variedade, peca pela falta de Empregados e pela demora na preparação das refeições. Piscina muito agradável
Rui, 5-night romance trip
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