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Pousada Caminho do Sol

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Miguel Angelo 55 | Praia Grande, Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28930000, Brazil
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Arraial do Cabo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Howard B London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a small, peaceful hotel just a couple of minutes walk from the wonderful Praia Grande beach. Very relaxed and set around its own private garden and pool the hotel is an excellent retreat, although we spent limited time there as the beaches are so wonderful. The rooms are large and clean, with massive beds. Amazing selection of quiches and... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We stayed two nights at this pousada and enjoyed it very much. It's a lovely and very clean pousada, with a nice terrace overlooking the city and just a walking minute away from the beach Praia Grande. The staff was very attentive. Breakfast was good and we were surprised by the quantity of cakes they serve. We also had dinner... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The pousada location is very convenient: 10 minutes by taxi to the bus station (R$ 15, fixed price) and 1 minute walking to Praia Grande. We stayed in a suite standart plus (number 26), very clean and spacious, with a nice view to the garden, the village roofs and the distant Praia dos Anjos, with 2 beds together (weird but... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Great place- felt like we were very looked after. More of a hotel than a guest house, with a lovely pool area and decked area for the pool bar. Rooms very clean and enormous bed. Lovely balcony with great view over the city. Staff were helpful and booked a boat trip for us which we highly recommend- some amazing beaches... More

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los angeles
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37 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Stayed here from June 28 - june 30, 2013. Nice pousada just up the hill from praia grande. This was my first trip here and liked it very much. The beaches are awesome. I know Buzios has a better night-life, but I still like this place better. A more relaxed feel to it. The room itself is of decent size.... More

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Sana Fe, NM, USA
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This is a very nice looking, actually - quite impressive - pousada, for this small and (outside Brazil) unknown beach town - Arraial do Cabo. This town is only 25 km from famous Buzios, but a world apart. The owner is German, we were told, and one can see that in the general layout, beauty and organization of the buildings... More

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

We spent two nights at Caminho do Sol. The place is nice, the food is very good. Don't expect much from the bar, but the restaurant is great! The breakfast is the best thing about it! All kinds of cakes! Delicious! Very friendly staff. The odd is the room. Not quiet. We stayed at #29 and there was a lot... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

This was definitely the best pousada during our four week stay in Brazil! Nice views over Arraial do Cabo (due to its location on a hill) but also not too far away from the centre and the beaches. Good breakfast and dinner. At least one of the receptionists spoke English. They accept credit cards.

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Olá Robert ! Ficamos felizes que você tenha gostado da nossa Pousada. Estaremos trabalhando para que no seu retorno tudo... More

The Hague, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

we stayed in winter for a couple of nights and really enjoyed the place - Arraial was fun and the pousada staff friendly. Rooms were okay and the restaurant excellent. A tip!

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Olá A Elser! vai ser um prazer recebê-lo em nossa Pousada no seu retorno ao Brasil! Obrigado pelos seus comentários!... More

Sayulita, Mexico
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78 reviews 78 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

This hotel is located in front of the biggest beach in Arraial de Cabo. Where white sand and the blue sea never ends.The accomodation is simple if you choose standard which was our choice, as it was expensive during high season. Breakfast is immense and very good and so is the restaurant.The hotel have a gourmet restaurant, that have every... More

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Prezado Hóspede! Só podemos agradecer seus comentários e dizer que estaremos sempre trabalhando para que nossos serviços estejam ao nível... More

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Address: Rua Miguel Angelo 55 | Praia Grande, Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28930000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Arraial do Cabo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pousada Caminho do Sol 2.5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Is a “Romantic Inn”, surrounded by gardens and pleasant, peaceful and relaxing places, it has a privileged view of the sea and city scenarios, along rooms that offer comfort and fine decorations.The Inn is located at the top of a hill, which is about 80 meters from the white sand and crystalline waters of Praia Grande Beach.Caminho do Sol is a mixture of nature, peace and beauty that together makes its privileged location amongst the most popular holiday region in Rio de Janeiro (a two hours drive from Rio’s capital city centre). ... more   less 
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