Hotel Marina Atlantico ****

Hotel Marina Atlantico ****

Hotel Marina Atlantico 4*

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island, Azores

Over looking the harbour with views out to sea and just a few minutes walk from our boat base, this contemporary 4**** hotel has excellent facilities and spacious, well equipped rooms. The restaurant has views over the harbour and serves a delicious buffet breakfast. Free WiFi is available in all areas of the hotel. Rooms are sound proofed and come equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, minibar and en-suite facilities. Option to upgrade to sea view rooms which all have a balcony. The hotels services provide 24 hour reception, room service, free parking, laundry service, rent a car service and babysitting (by appointment).

The Hotel Marina Atlantico restaurant and bar overlooks the Marina where guests can enjoy their traditional Azorean cuisine. Afternoon tea at this hotel would be a great end to your day, enjoying the various types of Sao Miguel tea and homemade baked goods, such as cakes and scones. This hotel contains 184 rooms and suites, every room with a mountain or ocean view. The hotels décor is inspired by nautical design featuring contemporary and modern interior. Their wellness centre offers treatments, massages, gym, Turkish bath, indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and outdoor pool with terrace.


Hotel Marina Atlantico has two adapted city view rooms.

All ocean view rooms are queen sized double beds (usually 2 x single beds put together with mattress topper)

Vila Galé Hotel

Vila Galé Hotel

Vila Galé Hotel 4*

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island, Azores

Opened in June 2023, this wonderfully restored historic building is now home to the stunning 4* Vila Galé boutique hotel. Located in Ponta Delgada near to the old town centre and the marina, Vila Galé Hotel is just 12 minutes walk to our boat base. There are 92 rooms ranging from standard ensuite double/twin to suites. Two high-quality restaurants offer a good, varied buffet including local produce and à la carte service. The hotel also features two bars, children’s play room, outdoor pool with sun deck and a spa/wellness centre with indoor hydro massage pool and gym.  There is also free parking for hotel guests.

Room options:

  • Standard room
  • Superior standard room
  • Deluxe standard room
  • Family room
  • Junior suite
  • Junior suite with balcony
Hotel top amenities


  • 24 hour reception
  • Free WiFi in lobby & rooms
  • Free parking (subject to availability)
  • Outdoor pool with sun terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars
  • Spa and wellness centre with gymnasium
  • Indoor hydro massage pool, sauna and Turkish bath
Room facilities


  • Air conditioning

  • Bathrobe and slippers

  • Cable TV

  • Central heating

  • Desk

  • Kettle/coffee machine
  • Flat screen TV

  • Free WiFi in the rooms

  • Hairdryer

  • 24hr room service
  • Internet

  • Free personal care products
  • Room safe

  • Makeup mirror
  • Telephone

  • Mini bar 
Neat Hotel ***

Neat Hotel ***

Neat Hotel 3*

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island, Azores

Located in the heart of Ponta Delgada 5 mins walking distance to the harbour where you board your boat, the Neat Hotel features an innovative and unique style with a green/earthy colour scheme reflecting the stunning natural environment in the Azores. The Neat Hotel is both young and hip but also professional and comfortable. Rooms are modern and feature en suite facilities, cable TV, desk, seating area and air conditioning. There is a large and varied breakfast buffet. The 120 room hotel has recently been re furbished – it is very clean and all the bed linen and towels are of a high quality. There are snack services, a ground floor lounge area with large screen TV and a basement gym and sauna. The Hotel offers 24 hour front desk services and free WIFI throughout. A business centre supplies newspapers for guests at the hotel. Ponta Delgada airport is a 10 minute drive from this location. 

Hotel top amenities

 – Free WiFi in lobby

– Free WiFi in the rooms

– Air conditioning

– Gym and Sauna

Hotel facilities

 – 24-hour room service

– 24-hour reception

– Hotel safe

– Laundry service

– Lift

– PC with internet

– Porter service

Room facilities

 – Air conditioning

– Bathroom with bathtub / shower

– Cable TV

– Central heating

– Desk

– Flatscreen TV

– Free WiFi in the rooms

– Hairdryer

– Internet

– Room safe

– Telephone

Accessibility and For children


– Accessible paths / corridors

– Wheelchair accessible

– Adapted bedrooms

For Children

– Child / Baby cot

– Childcare / Babysitting

Accommodation sustainability policy

The Neat hotel has been awarded with the travel life gold certificate and with the Hospes AHP social responsibility and environmental sustainability award:

Neat Hotel well located centrally in Ponta Delgada; good, clean and comfortable accommodation with extensive buffet offering of breakfast food. Plenty to keep us occupied in and around Ponta Delgada, a clean & tidy city; impressive architecture and many good restaurants. – Alistair Neilson April 2022

Thomas Place ***

Thomas Place ***

Thomas Place

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island, Azores

​Good standard, clean budget accommodation that is centrally located near to the old town centre and within easy walking distance of the marina and our boat base (10 mins). Thomas Place has 20 rooms including  4 family rooms (max occupancy 4 people) and 16 twin/double rooms (max occupancy 3 people) with one of these rooms adapted for guests with reduced mobility.

Rooms are modern and feature en suite facilities (shower) cable TV and free WiFi. Hairdryers are provided by reception in addition to towels for use outside of the property at the local marina for sea bathing (where there is a dedicated cordoned off area) and at Sao Miguel Island’s infamous geothermal springs/pools.

Breakfast is not included. Guests are free to use the breakfast room equipment on the top floor (microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle and cooking utensils) . There is also a dining/relaxation area and outdoor terrace.

Reception is open from 9:00 am to 05:00 pm. Guests who arrive outside of these hours will have an entry code for access. Thomas Place has a car park for guests with a small hourly charge.

Accommodation sustainability policy

– Waste separation

– Use of LED lamps

– Floor aisle lamps with motion sensor

– Use of heat pumps and solar panels for water heating

– Gas isn’t used

– Guests are encouraged to recycle their towels (use the same towel more than once)

– The Hotel is built with large windows thus favoring ventilation and natural lighting

– Replacement of plastic water bottles with glass

Grand Hotel Azores Atlantico *****

Grand Hotel Azores Atlantico *****

Grand Hotel Azores Atlantico 5*

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island, Azores

The Grand Hotel Azores Atlantico***** has a formal and traditional elegant style and is well known for its prime location with friendly yet unobtrusive service . Just 3 minutes walk to our boat base and close to the historical centre, the hotel faces the marina and the ocean. The contemporary design evokes the European style of “Grand Hotel” with references to Ponta Delgada’s maritime history.  The à la carte restaurant “Barcarola” overlooks the marina and specialises in Portuguese cuisine while the bistro near reception serves light meals and drinks. A sumptuous breakfast is included featuring a selection of locally produced products and the hotel caters for guests with specific dietary requirements. There is an indoor pool, health and fitness suite, free WiFi and 24 hour room service. Hotel rooms are sound proofed and come equipped with flat screen cable TV, mini bar and air conditioning. Guests can choose from city view rooms, ocean view rooms and suites. Interconnecting ocean view rooms are available for families.


This hotel has an adapted city view room. All bay view rooms at the front of the hotel facing the ocean feature a walk in shower.

This hotel won the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice award in 2022.