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Hotel Description

3-star beach hotel near Santa Maria Beach

City center stay

Within a 10-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Santa Maria Pier and Santa Maria Beach. Nazarene Church and Santa Maria Town Square are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free perks

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas and airport shuttle. Guests will appreciate freebies like continental breakfast and free self parking.

Balconies, flat-screen TVs

The 79 guestrooms have flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and offer furnished balconies and minibars. Hair dryers, safes, and showers are also available.

Standard Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$93* Per night/room Aug 10 - Aug 11

Superior Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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, a terrace, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Pontao. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking is available. 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 is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Terrace
  • 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.) (16.9 km / 10.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Pontao offers 79 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Food & Drink

Guests are served 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.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transportation 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)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings

The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines

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 may be 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • One child stays free
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

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

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.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.