Pestana Tropico

Cidade da Praia, Praia, Santiago 41300 Cape Verde
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4.3 of 5 bubbles
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The Pestana Trópico is a hotel located on the Ilha de Santiago in Cabo Verde only 10 minutes from the historic centre, the neighbourhood of Plateau. It has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere and is located in one of the most posh residential neighbourhoods of the city, close to the business, financial, educational and cultural centre of Cape Verde, with a dazzling view of the ocean. You can enjoy an outdoor salt water pool, fitness room and relax on the terrace located in the hotel's garden. If you so need, the hotel will arrange a free airport transfer, upon request. If you would like, you are welcome to park your vehicle in our private car park. For dining, the hotel offers a restaurant and a bar. The rooms in this Praia hotel are comfortable and feature contemporary decor, each with an LCD TV and free Wi-Fi.
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Property amenities
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Boating
Babysitting
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Airport transportation
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Infirmary
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Room service
Safe
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Quiet
Business
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
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Adrian G wrote a review Feb 2020
Worcester Park, United Kingdom53 contributions12 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
This is good standard 4 star hotel, with clean rooms surrounding a central pool with a circular bar to one side. It is in the very smart Santo Antonio district of Praia where all the Embassies are, hence the mix of business/holiday guests. There is a small beach 2 minutes walk away, and getting to the Plateau area for night life is 5 minutes by Taxi. Breakfast had all the hot/cold offerings to suit all tastes. The only drawback was the restaurant in the evening which was buffet style with not much choice.
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Date of stay: February 2020
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Room Tip: The dowmstairs rooms by the pool are the best ones to get if available
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DarkElf wrote a review Mar 2020
Huntersville, North Carolina4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed at the Pestana Tropico several times over Feb/March of 2020. Wonderful hotel, GREAT service, close to beaches and some wonderful quaint restaurants. Nice views of lighthouse. Food at the hotel was always good and just slightly more than the local restaurant prices - but fine if you didn't want to walk to one of the others nearby. Prices were favorable for the rooms. Overall, great staff, warm and comforting customer service, clean rooms, their own water filtration plant (safe H20).
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Date of stay: February 2020
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: All rooms share a joint door that lets a lot of sound through. 4 suites do not and are...
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IrisPhotos wrote a review Jun 2021
24 contributions1 helpful vote
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
My sister and I run a business and chose to return to Cape Verde during COViD to work and relax. During our 7 day stay, The Pestana Tropico staff went over and beyond to accommodate us. We had great WiFi and a clean, cool and perfect room with balcony workspace. The easy access to the pool, via a little staircase, made our morning swims and yoga easy, as well as making our workdays pleasant with such a view. The spaced out tables in the restaurant made us feel comfortable with all the COVID protocols too. The pool got more full as the day progressed with the easy going local Cape Verdeans and their gorgeous, kinda quiet playful kids. The convenient Hertz rental car desk located in the lobby made doing day trips to local beaches, monuments and other cities like Tarafal very easy. The GM Gonçalo Ferro offered great advice about places to shop, safe places to eat and even helped us to figure out the best islands to visit close to Santiago where we could do a long weekend getaway. We were super happy to find Isiah still working and treating guests with fantastic hospitality. Even with a paired down staff due to COVID, we felt perfectly accommodated. The food in the bar and restaurant were fresh and delicious. Looking forward to returning again and again.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Gonçalo Ferro, General Manager at Pestana Tropico
Responded 11 Jun 2021
Dear Ms. Iris, Thank you very much for such kind words, it really fuels us to do more and better everyday even in these troubled times. It was a great pleasure welcome you and your beautiful sister back in sunny Cape Verde, I hope it will be a strong incentive to promote tourism in a beautiful and diverse country. I do hope to welcome you back in Cape Verde, please feel free to contact me to assist in any way All the best, The Pestana Trópico Team
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Shula wrote a review Mar 2023
Frome, United Kingdom140 contributions89 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Had a couple of nights at this hotel at the beginning of february. Room large, clean comfortable. Decor a bit dark but that is just taste. The room had a quirky windo into the shower- with the blind on the outside so you could be quietly enjoying your shower and someone in the bedroom could open the blind. Also there was an annoying door stop just next to the toilet just where you would stand and ideal to trip you up, stub your toe on in the middle of the night.,

BUT the best thing about this hotel was the staff. They were briliant. Just so, so good. Whilst we were there there was always at least one person who spoke excellent English and who was so willing to help us- and we did need help on occasions. so thanks so much to you. I can't recommend you enough.
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Date of stay: February 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Érico Teixeira, General Manager at Pestana Tropico
Responded 28 Dec 2023
Dear Client, Thank you for your feedback on your stay at Pestana Trópico. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the experience and our team's dedicated service. Your comments make us proud and serve as an incentive for continuously improving our service and striving for excellence. It was a great pleasure for us to welcome you as our Guest. We would like to thank you for staying at Pestana Trópico, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards, Erico and Team at Pestana Trópico
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lisatS412UD wrote a review Jul 2023
United Kingdom11 contributions4 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed at this hotel for two nights (20-23 June) and wished we could have stayed longer. Room was very spacious and kept very clean. Complementary water on arrival, always a nice touch. Breakfast was good, lots of choice and trays frequently being refilled.
There is a nice bar which also serves a good food menu. Great swimming pool.
But best of all we’re the very friendly staff. Throughout the hotel we were greeted with a smile. The reception staff were particularly helpful in arranging a late check out and allowing us to keep our room. Overall a very pleasant stay, would definitely recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: June 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Érico Teixeira, General Manager at Pestana Tropico
Responded 27 Dec 2023
Dear Mrs. Lisa, Thank you for choosing Pestana Trópico hotel for your stay at Praia city! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the experience and our Team's service. Your comments make us proud and serve as an incentive for continuously improving our service and striving for excellence. It was a great pleasure for us to welcome you as our Guest and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards, Érico and Team
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Mal1960 wrote a review Mar 2023
Seaforth, Australia187 contributions107 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Rightly rated the best place to stay in the CVI capital. With rooms spread around the welcoming swimming pool, it is not far from the central Plateau district 5 minutes by taxi). The restaurant food is pretty for lunch or dinner. However the best part is the service. Everyone has a positive and helpful attitude. The bell hops, the housekeeping and especially the front desk crew who went out of the way to help us and accomodate our complicated arrival and departure times. Well done all
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Ask the front desk anything. They help on any topic.
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Response from Érico Teixeira, General Manager at Pestana Tropico
Responded 28 Dec 2023
Dear Client, Thank you for your feedback on your stay at Pestana Trópico. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the experience and our team's dedicated, attentive, and professional service. Your comments make us proud and serve as an incentive for continuously improving our service and striving for excellence. It was a great pleasure for us to welcome you as our Guest. We would like to thank you for staying at Pestana Trópico, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards, Érico and Team at Pestana Trópico
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Pipa R wrote a review Jan 2024
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I have the privilege of calling this hotel home for several months since September, and my experience was nothing short of extraordinary.
The staff, with their warm smiles and genuine care, transformed my stay into a memorable journey. From the front desk to housekeeping, each member went above and beyond, creating a sense of belonging that turned strangers into friends.
It's not just a hotel; it's a haven where kindness and hospitality intertwine to create an atmosphere that feels like family.
Discover top-notch facilities at this hotel, ensuring a comfortable and convenient stay, every need is met with efficiency. Situated in Cabo Verde, a country boasting stunning natural beauty, your experience extends beyond the hotel's walls. Explored the rich culture and history of Santiago, enhancing your overall stay with a blend of modern comforts and local charm.
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Date of stay: October 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Monty Stoller wrote a review Nov 2023
Stäfa, Switzerland379 contributions167 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Pestana Tropico is located about 15 minutes from the airport and in a quiet area of Praia. Also, the location is excellent to explore the sights of the city and the island. In addition, several excellent restaurants are within walking distance or a few minutes by cab.
We spent five nights in this basic but well-equipped hotel. After a busy day, both the beautiful pool and a drink at the bar can be enjoyed. The hotel's own restaurant is also recommended. In addition to local cuisine, there is also international cuisine on the menu.
The housekeeping service and especially the reception are worth mentioning. A big thanks goes to Becky (Becqueline) - she is a fantastic host who reads every wish from your lips. In addition to restaurant and spa recommendations, guests are personally welcomed and greeted daily. And what more could a guest ask for than warm hospitality with a big smile? We will always remember our time at Pestana Tropico. An excellent choice.
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Date of stay: October 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Érico Teixeira, General Manager at Pestana Tropico
Responded 27 Dec 2023
Dear Monty Stoller Thank you for choosing Pestana Trópico hotel for your stay at Praia! I also thank you for sharing with os your feedback on your stay. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the hotel's facilities and our Team service. Your comments make us proud and serve as an incentive for continuously improving our service and striving for excellence. It was a great pleasure for us to welcome you as our Guest and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards, Erico and Team at Pestana Trópico
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Madelaine T wrote a review Apr 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent service, friendly staff, clean and comfortable rooms. Beautiful pool. Love the breakfast. Easy to get anywhere in Praia. We had a 2 day conference with about 100 attendees- there was a translation station in the room and enough space for everyone. Generous snack and meals offered.
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Date of stay: April 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Staff speaks many languages. Very comfortable with English.
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Response from Érico Teixeira, General Manager at Pestana Tropico
Responded 28 Dec 2023
Dear Mrs. Madelaine, On behalf of the entire team at Pestana Trópico, we would like to thank you for your kind feedback. It is delightful for us to know that you had a pleasant stay with us and that we could help you create beautiful memories. We look forward to hosting you again soon at our hotel! Warm regards, The Team at Pestana Trópico
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Footprints590106 wrote a review Nov 2022
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fantastic experience. Beautiful garden around the pool. It was enjoyable to swim in a saltwater pool. Super service everywhere. All the staff are very serviceminded, especially the hotel director and his reception staff. Lovely food and friendly bar-restaurant staff.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Answer from Vitor Santos c
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Good Morning, Yes there is a new Gym available and also a Personal Trainer Concierge for street run.
Matthew K asked a question Apr 2018
Ware, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
Do you cater for people with nut allergies?
Answer from gurt65
Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands1,020 contribution255 helpful votes
The restaurants are around the corner and at a 15 mins walk. No problem to get there, it's safe. If you like to visit other area's of Praia, ask the reception for advise.
drespes2 asked a question Apr 2015
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Is the breakfast included?
Answer from GMTropico
praia cape verde5 contributions
YES!!! buffet style :) !
Answer from GMTropico
praia cape verde5 contributions
Dear Sir, we have shower plates with 1,70 mts long with 2 showers. Thank you!
Richard J wrote a tip Mar 2024
Sheffield, United Kingdom1,716 contribution307 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Bring your own kettle or upgrade your room!"
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franco p wrote a tip Feb 2024
Rome, Italy16 contributions12 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"thanks to all the staff Always nice smiling and competent"
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Ignacio Barrio G wrote a tip Dec 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Pool nice and clean"
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Madelaine T wrote a tip Apr 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Staff speaks many languages. Very comfortable with English. "
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Donald P wrote a tip Apr 2023
United Kingdom17 contributions2 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
"There must be better options ..."
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PRICE RANGE
₹9,998 - ₹15,164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
93
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pestana Tropico
Which popular attractions are close to Pestana Tropico?
Nearby attractions include Farol de D. Maria Pia (0.7 km), Quebra Canela Beach (0.7 km), and Prainha Beach (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pestana Tropico?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Pestana Tropico?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Pestana Tropico?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Pestana Tropico?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pestana Tropico?
Conveniently located restaurants include Linha D'agua, O Poeta, and Terrazza Italia.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pestana Tropico?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Pestana Tropico have airport transportation?
Yes, Pestana Tropico offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Pestana Tropico?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Pestana Tropico?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Pestana Tropico offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
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