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Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located near porto novo beautiful beach,nice awiming pool very good breakfast and dinner buffet a bi less to my taste.clean. . good wi-fi.no kettle at room ,nice hotel , nice big rooms,friendly helpfull staff

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The resort is located a short taxi drive to the west of Porto Novo's town center. To walk that unattractive stretch it takes about 30 minutes. We had booked a superior room and were happy about it. As we saw the room is not really bigger than a standard room; the main difference lies in the balcony, which is larger...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 December 2016

At the end of our stay at Santo Antao we spent one relaxing day at this hotel. We had a balcony with ocean view. Bed was good and air-conditioning worked well. When the curtains are closed, the room is very dark. There is a safe in the room. Dinner buffet was good and cheap. We sat outside and so we...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch in this hotel (on Monday the 14th of November 2016), not an experience to be repeated I am afraid. The incompetent and uninterested waitress did not speak any language (not even her own judging from the way she communicated/grunted). No friendliness or service mindedness whatsoever resided in this person. I find it incredible that a person like...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is said to be the best on the island but can in no way meet the expectations. The rooms look old, even though the hotel opened in 2008 only, and not very clean. We had a master suit which was bigger but not much better than a room. Also the beds did not look clean and the towels...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I did not expect to be in a luxurious hotel since my travel agency that put our trip together already told us that there are no real luxury hotels on the Cape Verde isles. Sant Antao Art Resort is listed as 4 star but in reality it's a 2 star hotel. Booked a suite for 3 nights, the hotel and...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We stayed two nights. Nice grounds and pool, but the room was average, bathroom poor. The breakfast and dinners were ok. The staff spoke ok English when we used standard phrases but could not understand anything outside the expected. I found it easier to be understood using French. In the morning between 7 and 8 a.m. the young man in...

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Santa Maria, Cape Verde
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This would be the most boring, dysfunctional hotel I have stayed for a long time. It is at the end of the town but a pleasant walk into the centre. I stayed for 2 nights and then went to another hotel. On arrival we were show to our room after some staff confusion. The rooms are standard and the beds...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Santantao Art Resort is the only 4* hotel on the island. It is located just outside the main town of Porto Novo, close to a dark, pebbly beach which is unsuitable for bathing. The hotel is built on large grounds, it has a sizeable swimming pool and a tennis court. The grounds are well kept, with many flowers. From the...

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Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Art resort is within a walking distance from Porto Novo harbour but with suitcases you surely need a transfer. Personnel speaks english but sometimes you feel like it takes a bit until they understand you. Rooms are nice and very very clean! Breakfast was mediocre. There is a wide selection of things but the cakes (even if they had 3...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The SANTANTAO ART RESORT is located on the southern outlet of Porto Novo, the "gateway" to the island of Santo Antao. The small harbour city is a 60 min. ferry ride away from the island of Sao Vicente. Porto Novo has become over the years the social, economic and administrative centre of the island and is the ideal starting point for hiking, trekking, mountain-biking and canyoning tours on the island of Santo Antao. Along a well paved coastal road conducting from Porto Novo to Janela, you can easily and in real time reach the classic hiking trails in the North and North-West. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santantao Art Resort

Address: Avenida Marginal do Abufadouro, Porto Novo, Santo Antao 1310, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Santo Antao > Porto Novo
Price Range: $87 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Santantao Art Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 73
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“facing the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Zippi_11, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“a superior room has a great sea view”
  • Bathroom
  • armchair and writing desk
  • view from balcony
  • a superior room
 of 5 bubbles saronic, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“suite was good but possibly not worth the significant extra cost”
 of 5 bubbles 604emilyl, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a superior room, they don't cost that much more”
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