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Address: , Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
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why not praia mar

you should not miss this nice place, possibly the best location on the island. Nice environment all day long, music and people. Food not so exciting as the place, never mind you... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2013
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We only had a day room at the Praia Mar so this is a basic review. Also please note this is a hotel, not an attraction. While one of the four staff on reception was friendly, in the main we received a very poor welcome. There was an outside patio area by the room but it did not have a... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

The Praia Mar is a joke. Bad service, lukewarm drinks, overpriced food, and the regular clientele of African dignitaries travelling on someone else's expenses that you find in any capital on the continent. Only decent thing is the seaview.

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milano
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

you should not miss this nice place, possibly the best location on the island. Nice environment all day long, music and people. Food not so exciting as the place, never mind you can get drinks instead. Nice management, reasonable prices

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Tralee, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

this little beach is small and pebbly a shopping centre nearby alright some nice bars to have a drink not too impressed overall with praia grand for a ounce of visit food not great rent a car and drive around

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Falls Church, Virginia
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We stayed at a nice, but not luxurious hotel, Pastriana, or something close to that. The island is laid back with friendly people, the hotel is deceptive from the outside. Inside it is a comfortable cocoon with friendly accommodating staff, comfortable beds and amenities. The restaurant is less- than good. The willing staff have not accomplished the fine art of... More 

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Callington, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

I doid not stay here but I went there every day for a meeting. People staying said rooms were hot and humid even with aircon. Rooms looked average to me.Food was Ok but I only experienced buffets which were nothing special. Possibly got stomach problesm from one of their buffets. Hotel was in ver windy position. Hundreds of flies everywhere.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

like the violent sea (sometimes to much), the warm waters , the turquoise colour did'nt like the the absente chairs and service in the beach

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