Hotel Pontao

Edificio Pontao, Santa Maria 4111

+238 242 9730

per night


based on 198 reviews

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Sat 12/4

About Hotel Pontao, Santa Maria

Value for money

Hotel Pontao offers complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, a sun terrace, and an outdoor pool. The hotel is located in Santa Maria and rents out bicycles so you can ride around the area. Other activities available in the area include snorkeling and horseback riding. There is a car hire service at the hotel, which can be requested when you visit the 24-hour front desk. The family-friendly hotel offers children’s activities and has activities like windsurfing to take part in. You can reach out to the front desk for baggage storage, currency exchange, and assistance finding attractions and restaurants to visit. Hotel Pontao has free parking and a lounge where you can relax. You can also enjoy spending time on the roof, which is equipped with sun loungers, a jacuzzi, and a small fitness center. Hotel Pontao offers a selection of 84 air-conditioned, nonsmoking guest rooms. The standard rooms are spacious and airy, while the superior rooms offer more modern furnishings. Each of the rooms comes with a flat-screen television, a minibar with a selection of beverages, and a balcony or terrace with a view. You can also pay a fee to access a safety deposit box to store your valuables. The hotel offers a restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner from a weekly menu. There is also a selection of restaurants within walking distance such as Baraonda for Italian food and Hot Spot for Asian meals. Soul Kitchen Gourmet Restaurant and Marea Restaurant are also both in the area. This area of the city has many attractions to take advantage of. You can take a tour at Caramau Tours or shop at Djunta Mo Art. Buddy Bar and Praia de Santa Maria are also a few minutes away.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • 24hr front desk
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Increased accessibility
  • Refrigerator


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Refrigerator

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Designated smoking area

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Parking


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Scuba diving

Services and conveniences

  • Currency exchange on-site
  • 24hr front desk


  • Hairdryer


  • Storage available


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Outdoor pool

Places of interest near Hotel Pontao

Attractions in Santa Maria, Cape Verde curated by momondo

Hotel Pontao location: Edificio Pontao, Santa Maria 4111

Hotel Pontao Reviews

GreatBased on 198 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Good sized room and very friendly staff. (in 29 reviews)
  • "Great location and breakfast, friendly staff." (in 23 reviews)
  • "Great location and breakfast, friendly staff." (in 22 reviews)
Cons -
  • Very poor WiFi. (in 7 reviews)
  • We had to take taxi. (in 2 reviews)
  • Shower stall tiles are moldy. (in 1 review)

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Hotel Pontao room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:30 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $14/night difference in the average price of 3 star hotels in Santa Maria ($74/night) and the average nightly rate at Hotel Pontao ($60/night).

  • There are 10.1 mi between Espargos Amilcar Cabral Intl and Hotel Pontao. The drive to and from the airport should be about 30min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Espargos Amilcar Cabral Intl to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Hotel Pontao offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $95/day for a base model rental. A very popular option for travelers staying at Hotel Pontao would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Espargos Amilcar Cabral Intl directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, Hotel Pontao does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Santa Maria for those looking for something different.

  • Hotel Pontao does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Hotel Pontao, call +238 242 9730.

  • Yes, Hotel Pontao has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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