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56.0% Based on 286 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 3.5 out of 5

Hotel Description

Hotel Pontao puts you in the heart of Sal, within just a 10-minute stroll of Santa Maria Beach and Santa Maria Pier. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free continental breakfast.

All 79 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy furnished balconies, safes, and hairdryers. Additionally, minibars, phones, and desks are available.

For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and a garden. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 3-star Sal hotel include Nazarene Church and Santa Maria Town Square.

Superior Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, multilingual staff, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Pontao. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Sal hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 79 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Garden
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Sal Island (SID-Amilcar Cabral Intl.) (17 km / 10.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Pontao offers 79 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Hotel Pontao has a restaurant serving breakfast only.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance for details. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transport is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • 24-hour check-in

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 14 per vehicle (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Pontao Sal
  • Pontao Sal
  • Pontao
  • Pontao Hotel Santa Maria
  • Hotel Pontao Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria
  • Hotel Pontao Santa Maria
  • Pontao Santa Maria

You should know

  • Hotel Pontao offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.