This city hotel, which was opened in 1993 and renovated in 2008, consists of 57 rooms and 4 suites spread across 4 floors. The interior reveals the secret of good taste, from its open colours, subtle textures and hint of luxury to the flow of the stairs and warm glow of the winter garden. It is air-conditioned, and has a lobby, 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, lift access, a café and a TV room. Other amenities include a restaurant, bar, sitting area and esplanade, a meeting room and banquet facilities. Room and laundry services, and free Wifi at the reception and bar are provided for a fee. In a privileged location in Ponta Delgada, the historical centre of the island of São Miguel, the hotel is a point of departure for visiting the entire island and taking in the local architectural treasures. Populo Beach is about 5 km away. All rooms come with an en suite bathroom, hairdryer, satellite TV, direct dial telephone, a minibar, double beds, individually regulated air conditioning and heating, a safe deposit box, and either a balcony or terrace. Extra bed or cot available on request.