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Aparthotel Barracuda

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large, spacious, simply furnished no frills type of room with tiled floor and doors opening up onto a lovely terrace with table and chairs and sunloungers...right on the black sand beach....the sounds of the sea crashing (or lapping depending on the weather) on the shore. It's a lovely hotel, the Barracuda, with friendly staff and a homely bed and breakfast...

Thank neildonovan
Port Dover, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This was a great spot for exactly what we needed. We liked having our own kitchen area. We enjoyed the sounds of the waves all night. Great balcony overlooking the beach. The beds were a little firm but totally fine. The location was excellent with a couple restaurants right across the street with amazing coffee which comes in handy because...

Thank RLaing_13
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stayed at the Barracuda in July. I can well recommend it, even though it has reached the stage where a small refit is on the cards. It has 21 rooms on 3 floors with the middle floor being ground level out onto the road. It is not fancy like some big hotels, but it makes up for this with...

2Thank sandy366
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel was genuinely brilliant, more so when the price is considered. The location was wonderful, within easy (taxi/driving) reach of both Vila Franca Do Campo which is a real hidden gem and Portas Do Mar. The hotel was Lovely. The views were amazing and it was so clean. Like really...how they keep a hotel so close to the beach...

1Thank Kelly-Louise P
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We stayed for a week during Feb 2016 to enjoy a walking holiday. We read previous reviews and decided as we would be out during the day the hotel was good enough for our needs and were not disappointed. The uninterrupted sea view is spectacular and I'd guess you would struggle to find better. There is direct access to the...

9Thank H M
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Spent some lovely days at the Barracuda at the start of January 2016. The view is the primary reason we chose to stay -it is spectacular and if a sea view lifts your soul ....this is the place for you. The lovely Bruno who helped us during our stay is a most professional and pleasant chap and the breakfast is...

6Thank stephiemac
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I spent 20 days. It is a place recommended for sporty, casual people, not for those seeking luxury. The strong points are: - right on the Praia Milicias, and 2 other beaches, very quiet although on the street. You only hear the waves! - access to Ponta Delgada (50 min walk, 5 min by car, 10 min by bus -...

3Thank fanytag13
Aveiro, Portugal
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Our arrival and reception was welcoming and, without exception, all the staff were friendly and mainly spoke English. We looked at other reviews and asked for – and got – a room on the main floor (2nd), No. 304. Well, whatever this hotel lacks in polish it was certainly more than offset by the spectacular view from the veranda and...

4Thank CasaSulo
Vila do Conde, Portugal
Reviewed 18 September 2015

The Hotel is perfectly located in front of the beach of "Praia das Milicias / Populo". Apartments are big, with two beds, a living/dinning room and kitchenette. The balcony has a fantastic view of the beach. The staff is very kind and helpful.

2Thank Cristina_Hugo
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This is a decent, basic hotel which is clean, well-appointed with no frills. I've now stayed here 3 times over a period of the last few years. The rooms are always spacious, with a nice balcony and seaview. If you're looking for somewhere for excellent value, but not expecting the Ritz, and near to Ponta Delgada then I'd wholeheartedly recommend...

1Thank Richard B

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on Milicias beach, with a magnificent view over the beach and the islet of Sao Roque, situated at 4km from the center of Ponta Delgada and approximately 7km from the Joao Paulo II Airport and short distance of all the attractions of Sao Miguel island. Ideal for those who enjoy surfing and other water sports. Each apartment consists of bedroom, living room, kitchenette, private bathroom and balcony overlooking the sea and has available cable TV, private safe, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, laundry service and access Free Internet wireless. Direct access to the beach. Bus stop in front of the Aparthotel. Free Parking. We accept pets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aparthotel Barracuda

Address: Sao Roque, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500 , Portugal
Region: Portugal > Azores > Sao Miguel > Ponta Delgada
Price Range: RM250 - RM465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Aparthotel Barracuda Hotel Ponta Delgada
Aparthotel Barracuda Ponta Delgada, Azores - Sao Miguel
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“All face the ocean, so no one is better than the other!”
neildonovan, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“I think all rooms are on the beach and we loved that.”
RLaing_13, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms face onto the beach, you can leave the balcony door open and go to sleep to the sound of the waves breaking onto the shore.”
  • Guest lounge with TV and computor.
  • View of room with balcony and kitchenette.
  • View of room from balcony.
sandy366, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cafe across the road does better coffee than hotel”
  • Barracuda
stephiemac, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the ocean! But wifi as I said, works only partially in some of them.”
  • Terrace
  • read, relax or have your breakfat at the terrace
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fanytag13, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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