Pestana Sao Tome Ocean Resort

Introduction: Pestana São Tomé is the only 5 stars hotel in São Tomé e Príncipe. It has all the comfort you look for in a hotel.

We also provide several tours, fishing, scuba diving, and other activities for booking according your requests.The hotel’s restaurant will indulge your taste buds with a variety of delicacies and delicious regional and international cuisine.Taste your meals in a unique environment!The hotel has 115 rooms, including 30 junior suites with a view and 1 central suite.The rooms have elegant decoration and are equipped with a private bathroom with shower, air conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar, telephone, safe deposit box and wireless Internet.

Above information is how the hotel presents itself on their website.

Below is my experience based on a one-night stay at the property.

What I liked: The comfort level. It’s Sao Tome’s only five-star hotel and is easily comparable to some of the Hilton hotels I have stayed.
What about the food: Pleasantly surprised with the food. A good breakfast buffet and a very good soup for dinner. Their partner hotel, Miramar down the road has great pizzas.
What about the service: Probably the best on Sao Tome of all the hotels I stayed. The front desk spoke some English, was helpful and the restaurant staff very friendly.
What about the rooms: Comfortable rooms comparable to many Hilton hotels. Working, desk and flat screen Tv and a similar look to what you find in corporate hotels.
Number of rooms: 260.
Type of property: Resort.
Location: Sao Tome, Sao Tome & Principe.
Facilities: Spa, gym, pool and business/meeting facilities.
Complimentary internet: Yes and works in the room.
My overall impression: Good experience.