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Barra Mansa Lodge

Rodovia MS170 - Pantanal, Aquidauana, State of Mato Grosso do Sul 79022-900, Brazil
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The travel to the Pantanal is fascinating, but (quite) expensive. When we are staying at a hotel that charges a premium price (similar to the “all inclusive” premium resorts), we may expect a premium service and installations. We would give the Barra Mansa a 5 (grade) for the Pantanal trips and 3 for the accommodations and food. We enjoyed the... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I have been in July with my son and my husband at this hotel. It was a very different experience. Access by car is quite difficult, it is virtually impossible without a guide. Probably because of it is possible to admire a lush nature and see an amazing amount of animals! If you need king size bed, shower with central... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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133 reviews 133 reviews
34 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We absolutely loved our week at Barra Mansa. It was like being invited to stay with friends rather than staying in a hotel. We loved the casual environment and the relaxed style - but realise that there is a lot of work behind the scenes to make everything run smoothly. Pollianna and Daniel made us feel really welcome. Our guide... More

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Oslo
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

There are not enough stars in the Tripadvisor universe to rate this lodge. This is a truly special place ran by very very special people. Daniel is an amazing host and the rest of the team were excellent. We were so well looked after every minute of every day. Our guide was a really nice guy and very proffesional; we... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I spent 5 days at the Barra and felt like a guest in Guilhereme home rather then a tourist. .At the Barra when you see you first Crab Eathing Fox or other birds or animals, it is very special because it is a truely wild animal. I dont think there is anything worse than going on a willd life tour... More

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Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

During my Brasil tour in 2001, I wanted to visit the Pantanal for it's known beauty and wildlife. Booking via email in English was friendly and ok (via an intern that did speak english), downside was the hotel could only be reached by plain! (during wet season since roads were flooded). Took off with a Cesna, sitting next to the... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We've spend 4 nights at the Barra Manse lodge in November. After a long journey by car, which is a tour on itself we arrived at the stunningly located fazenda. We've enjoyed every minute at the fazenda; especially the relaxed atmosphere and offcourse the wild life! we saw otters, tapirs, lots of birds, caimans, capibaras, a turtle, etc. Incredibly thrilling... More

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calbin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

My husband and I have been living in Brazil for almost two years now and haven't been very impressed with most of our trips throughout Brazil. They just never seem to be worth the money. Barra Mansa totally changed this perception. We were worried it would be just like any other overpriced place we have visited in Brazil but we... More

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Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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169 reviews 169 reviews
70 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

My wife and I spent 4 nights here in the dry season and what a place !Location is stunning even more so when you arrive by plane ( leaving is very tough). Ok the rooms are simple but they are spotless and every evening we just collapsed at 9pm to sleep soundly till 5 am for breakfast. This ,though ,is... More

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We (my husband, 7 y.o son and a couple of friends) felt absolutely at home in the Barra Mansa Lodge - the Poliana and Daniel couple couldn't be nicer. The natural wild life is breathtaking! it was really an unforgettable holiday! Things to improve so it's perfect: fan at the porch - far too hot to lay at the net.... More

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Also Known As:
Barra Mansa Lodge Brazil/Aquidauana
Address: Rodovia MS170 - Pantanal, Aquidauana, State of Mato Grosso do Sul 79022-900, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Mato Grosso do Sul > Aquidauana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 13 Specialty lodging in Aquidauana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Small capacity, friendly atmosphere, superb food, customized attendance and great guiding services. These are some significant items which complement the terrific nature and wildlife found at Barra Mansa Lodge. The lodge supports different types of specific activities and interests and provides unparalleled trip experiences to their guests. Ranked as the best place in Pantanal. ... more   less 
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