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Overview of Hotel Pontao

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Hotel Pontao

3 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNazarene Church5 min walk
  • Popular LocationSanta Maria Beach6 min walk
  • Popular LocationSanta Maria Town Square6 min walk
  • AirportSal Island (SID-Amilcar Cabral Intl.)16 min drive

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About this area


Located in Sal, Hotel Pontao is in the city center. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Santa Maria Beach and Shark Bay Beach.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Nazarene Church - 5 min walk
  • Santa Maria Pier - 5 min walk
  • Santa Maria Beach - 6 min walk
  • Santa Maria Town Square - 6 min walk
  • Santa Maria Municipal Market - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Sal Island (SID-Amilcar Cabral Intl.) - 16 min drive


  • Sapo com Fome — 4 min walk
  • Leonardo — 4 min walk
  • Ristorante Mediterraneo — 4 min walk
  • Calema — 5 min walk
  • Marea — 5 min walk

About this property

Hotel Pontao

Beach hotel near Santa Maria Pier
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and a garden are onsite. All 79 rooms offer furnished balconies, minibars, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include hair dryers, safes, and showers.
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. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Pontao and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Pontao offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Pontao cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Pontao?
As of May 7, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Pontao on May 9, 2021 start from $60, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Hotel Pontao have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Hotel Pontao pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Hotel Pontao?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Hotel Pontao?
Check-in begins at 2:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Hotel Pontao?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Hotel Pontao provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of EUR 14 per vehicle applies.
Where is Hotel Pontao located?
Located in the heart of Sal, this beach hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nazarene Church, Santa Maria Pier, and Santa Maria Beach. Shark Bay Beach is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.