Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
Rua Vasco Da Gama, Horta, 9900-017, Portugal
4.2 out of 5 rating 51 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.2

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel in Horta, you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Horta Historic Center and Peter's Scrimshaw Museum. This pousada is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Horta Harbour and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Horta Regional Museum.


Make yourself at home in one of the 28 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and bidets. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional features at this pousada include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the pousada's restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Planning an event in Horta? This pousada has facilities measuring 484 square feet (45 square meters), including a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Horta Historic Center - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Peter's Scrimshaw Museum - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Horta Harbour - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Horta Regional Museum - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Whaling Museum - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Capelinhos - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Capelinhos Point - 22.8 km / 14.2 mi
Convent of Sao Roque do Pico - 32.9 km / 20.5 mi
São João Forest Reserve - 34.4 km / 21.4 mi
Sao Roque Church - 34.5 km / 21.4 mi
Velas Marina - 42.2 km / 26.2 mi
Igreja de Sao Jorge - 43 km / 26.7 mi
Velas Bullfighting Arena - 45.4 km / 28.2 mi
Mount Pico - 46.5 km / 28.9 mi
Caiado Lagoon - 48.8 km / 30.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
Horta (HOR) - 8.7 km / 5.4 mi
Pico Island (PIX) - 44.8 km / 27.8 mi
Sao Jorge Island (SJZ) - 49.4 km / 30.7 mi

The preferred airport for Pousada Forte da Horta - Historic Hotel is Horta (HOR).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. Long-term renters welcome. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
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. This property reserves the right to place a credit card authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Wedding services
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Library
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Terrace
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Children's pool
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Free self parking
  • -Business center
  • -One meeting room
  • -Marina on site
  • -Restaurant
  • -Garden
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 484
  • -Elevator
  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 45
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Assistive listening devices available