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Reviewed July 31, 2019

We had the pleasure of staying at Solar da Glória ao Carmo for 4 nights at the end of July. The hosts are wonderful by truly welcoming us and helping with suggestions about dining and discovering the island of San Miguel.
They offer spectacular dinners on the terrace a couple times a week with wine pairings. Cuisine that was not to be missed.
An easy taxi ride to sites and tour guides pick you up at the front door.
Felt like we were staying at an old friends home.

Date of stay: July 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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José S, Gerente at Solar da Gloria ao Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2019

Thank you so much for your review. it was a pleasure to have you and your friends with you these days.
We wish you will return and we will be ready to welcome you again and again.

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Reviewed July 17, 2019

Our hosts were wonderful, kind, and very accommodating. They went out of their way to help us plan a great time on Saõ Miguel, with travel advice and booking reservations for us. The room was great; the historic building was very special; and the breakfasts were phenomenal (with different treats every day). The best day of our entire trip was the cooking class and dinner hosted here. The class was fun, the food and wine was amazing, and the connection and camaraderie we had with our hosts and the other guests made the trip unforgettable. We're so glad we stayed here!

Date of stay: July 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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José S, Proprietário at Solar da Gloria ao Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Thank you so much for your nice review - you will remain in our hearts and we hope you will come back to share another cooking class and dinner with us!

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Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Jose was the perfect host. Of course he knows all the best restaurants to dine at. He was able to arrange a full day tour the day before. Also he arranged a taxi for early departure to the airport.

I did arrive early and was giving a room on the first floor. It had a sitting area and a small outdoor patio with two chairs and a table. The room was spacious.

Breakfast was very good and I had pancakes, tea and fruit. Unfortunately I wasn't able to take advantage of dinner at the hotel due to catering events outside of the hotel.

Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Travelled solo
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José S, Gerente at Solar da Gloria ao Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2019

Thank you for your review.
We have done our best to help you during your short visit to S. Miguel and we are glad you have really enjoyed your stay and visiting our wonderful island. Is there any better reason to come back? All the best.

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Reviewed June 8, 2019

Our hosts were warmly welcoming and helpful beyond what might be considered usual. They offered us faultless advice on places to visit and local restaurants so we were never disappointed.

The Manor House has an interesting collection of paintings and sculpture which adds greatly to the sense of being in an historic home.

Date of stay: May 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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José S, Proprietário at Solar da Gloria ao Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the "home" atmosphere that we want you to feel involved with.

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Reviewed May 15, 2019

Owner was very helpful and staff was courteous. We stayed one week and enjoyed the variety and presentation of the changing breakfast. Would stay here again and recommend to friends & family. Location was convenient for us.

Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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José S, Gerente at Solar da Gloria ao Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2019

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon.

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