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Whale'come ao Pico

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 May 2015

The hotel organize whale watching tours. They have a team of experienced marine biologists who know really a lot about what to expect. However, if you stay there for one week with children, whale watching is quite expensive there (same price as adults) in comparison with a concurrent located in the same street. Our room was really clean and well...

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Actually we staid at Caso do Frances a nice little house combinating local (lava) style & design. We were 8 of us ; for more privacy I recommand a max of 6 in party. The food at the hotel, home-made and based on local productions was excellent.

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Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 October 2014

A wonderful place well located. The staff is very kindly. The rooms are clean. Food in the restaurant is simple but good taste. I have some food allergies and have no problem to find something to eat. Sometimes the cook adapt some meal for me. Thanks a lot.

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1Thank André D
Lagoa, Azores, Portugal
Reviewed 28 September 2014

A wonderful place to stay on holidays. The rooms are clean and the staff is very nice.The menu has a wide variety of specialities everyday and the food is delicious and the fish is always fresh.The breakfast buffet is excellent.

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Farnsfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We have just returned from another great visit to Lajes do Pico on Pico Island in the Azores as always we stayed at the small family run hotel/business - Whale'come ao Pico - this is our 7th year and we keep coming back for more. The hotel is perfect for the visitor who wants to either go whale watching or...

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Huddersfield
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Stayed at Whale’come recently for 3 nights. Out of the 68 reviews on Trip Advisor 55 are either ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ so these people obviously enjoyed their stay. However, I feel differently about the place. Pros Very clean rooms Masses of hot water Food in the restaurant pretty good Restaurant and kitchen staff great, they try really hard to make...

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2Thank Marge37
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Despite of the book that they show as menu, as they follow a precise local philosophy, the choice is not so wide and the food is nothing special. It's probably more suitable as cafeteria and snack food provider. However, they also act as restaurant if the hotel. Everything in the average: service, quality, pricing.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2014

We had such an amazing week here, it was truly the holiday of a lifetime. The view from our room was out to the harbour and ocean, it was clean modern and comfortable, not huge but then there were so many fantastic things to do we were hardly in there apart from washing and sleeping. The hotel serves great food...

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1Thank Alison A
newcastle upon tyne
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for our honeymoon. Pico is a beautiful island, so peaceful. Overall it's a super place, the location couldnt be better, the vegetarian food is delicious and the staff are great. Whale watching was excellent, we saw 11 different whale & dolphin species and the evening presentations were very interesting. Our room looked out onto the harbour and mountain....

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1Thank pete-the-meat-uk
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We booked a room at the last minute and were very pleased with our decision! The hotel is in a very pretty building by the port. The room was small but very comfortable. The best thing about this place is the people - they were very friendly and helpful. The restaurant / bar has a great relaxed atmosphere and the...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the centre of the village of the whales of Lajes do Pico, "Whale'come ao Pico" is situated just beside EspaCo Talassa's whale watching base and the whaler's museum with a great view of Portugal's highest mountain and the Atlantic ocean. Rooms with a private bathroom. Bar and snack services from 11 am to 9 pm. Breakfast included in the price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whale'come ao Pico

Address: Rua dos Baleeiros, Lajes do Pico, Pico 9930-143, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Azores > Pico > Lajes do Pico
Price Range: $43 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Whale'Come Ao Pico Lajes Do Pico
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“Ask to visit different rooms if possible. Wifi available in the restaurant only.”
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