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Migrante Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Av Amilcar Cabral, Sal Rei, Boa Vista C.P. 80, Cape Verde
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Ranked #1 of 8 Sal Rei B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014
Marcus_Clark_Lamorna Lamorna, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lamorna, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
16 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

A boutique, charming, beautiful, slightly boho guesthouse that is a delight. A very authentic colonial house that is set in the middle of Sal Rei and a real treasure. The hosts are as beautiful and charming as their house and cannot do enough for their guests. They even arranged for my 5 year old, Poppy Loveday, to spend a day... More

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Herent, Belgium
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

Migrante Guesthouse is a beautiful old house in the centre of Sal Rei. It has only four rooms, which are all decorated with style. Christiano, his wife and staff are very helpful. Read the description carefully: this is an old wooden house. Yes, the rooms can be noisy because they are not isolated. But the bar below closes at 10.... More

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

For the second time in Migrante after three years, this guesthouse has a unique and priceless quality: there you feel at home. Great atmosphere, friendly crew, beautiful and clean rooms and good location (close to the main square and the beginning of Estoril beach but in a quiet position) do the rest.

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Sal Rei, Cape Verde
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

One of the charmest place of the whole Archipelago and definetly one of the best Guesthouse I've been ever. The rooms are unique and I personally found the "Quintal" area fantastic! It's a great opportunity to live the journey far from big hotels and breath the real atmosphere of Boavista. The Guesthouse was an old colonial house and in my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Migrante was a real highlight of our trip. Situated bang in the middle of Sal Rei, it's within a walking distance from fabulous beaches, nice restaurants and ATMs. The hotel is tiny, with a bar doubling up as a reception and restaurant, a courtyard for socialising and four guest rooms. The hotel is beautifully designed with vintage rustic decor. Our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Beautiful colonial building, with charming atrium. Rooms are nice furnished and very clean. Breakfests very delicious (whith a great goat cheese and papaya marmalade). Owners are very helpfull, and the service is excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We're a couple in the late 30'ies who were traveling without kids for the first time in many years so we wanted somewhere quiet without too many tourists. We booked the flights through a charter company but didn't want to stay at any of their resorts. We looked here on TripAdvisor and found The Migrante Guesthouse. It was lovely! The... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Amazing people welcoming Friendly and warm A really perfect place to stay after a pretty traumatic experience staying at Migrante made our holiday We would defiantly return to such Beauty the warmest of people we could have had the Honour to meet

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Roma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Boa Vista was the last island of our trip to Cape Verde. We left it for last just to relax on the fantastic beaches before the "hard work". The island in comparison with the others is already more touristy and developed, but Migrante still breathes the atmosphere of a colonial past! The house is a wonderfull place to stay in... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

The guesthouse itself is indeed lovely. Our room was clean, the bed comfortable, the en-suite area very tiny but adequate. Towels and bedlinen are changed every 4 days. There is a dispenser of poor quality liquid soap over the washbasin, but you need to take all your own toiletries. The room was dark though because the lighting is poor -... More

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cris-migrante, Owner at Migrante Guesthouse, responded to this review

I state that this couple never said to me face to face any of these complaints, so image my surprise to read this rewiev: a) we inform in the website that we change the bedlinen every 3 days, than when people stay 7 days and the bedlinen are not dirty we let it normaly for the last 4 nights, it’s... More

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Additional Information about Migrante Guesthouse

Also Known As:
Migrante Guesthouse Hotel Boa Vista
Migrante Guesthouse Hotel
Migrante Guesthouse Cape Verde/Sal Rei, Boa Vista
Address: Av Amilcar Cabral, Sal Rei, Boa Vista C.P. 80, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Boa Vista > Sal Rei
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Sal Rei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Migrante Guesthouse 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Some rooms, each with its own distinctive personality for exigent and demanding travellers with a preference for a smaller environment and warmer ambience. Let us whisk you away from the rhythms of tourist villages and the crowds of big hotels. Come celebrate our culture. We offer the opportunity to encounter and experience new people and friends.Completely restored from a colonial-style house and situated in the old part of Sal Rei, a small town on Boa Vista island, this very good quality guest house uses natural energy and local products in an earnings redistribution context.Upon returning from your adventures, you’ll encounter a tiny bar and a amazing patio. This cosy environment allows you to relive that exotic atmosphere bound to the traveller’s hospitality. Ultimately, you’ll flow with the rhythms of live from the music and smiles of the Capverdians. ... more   less 
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