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Pousada Samambaia

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua joao viera s/n, Trancoso, State of Bahia 45810, Brazil
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Ranked #9 of 12 hotels in Trancoso
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

What else could we say more than: it was just perfect!! Great and lovely little pousada located very centrally in Trancoso. Our apartment was very nice and clean and we enjoyed some tranquilo hours in our hammocks. Breakfast was also very good. Especially the very friendly and familiar atmosphere makes Samambaia to a special place, which we liked a lot!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We had some doubts, but overall we were very pleased we stayed here. The bungalows are fabulous and very spacious, hammocks on private porch outside. We looked at several other pousadas while in Trancoso and felt that the others we had considered (all a bit more expensive) were not nearly so good. The owners here frequently went well out of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2010

Really special place to stay, with only four beautiful detached bungalows providing a really peaceful, calm and personal base to enjoy all Trancoso has to offer. We were a couple, but small families or groups would be very happy here too. Gaston and Luciano were excellent and friendly hosts, speaking English, Spanish or Portuguese. Breakfast was fantastic and perfect for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2009

Simple, small pousada with lovely friendly, chilled atmosphere. Only 4 bungalows so make sure you book well in advance at peak Christmas/New Year times. Great location for being close to all the action too!

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Address: Rua joao viera s/n, Trancoso, State of Bahia 45810, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Trancoso
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pousada Samambaia 2.5*
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The Posada has 4 chalets fully equipped, a recreation area with TV, DVD, table games, books, and a bar where you can enjoy delicious breakfasts, snacks, drinks with the best regional fruits and excellent music. It is located at 5 min. walking to the Tourist center (Quadrado) and 15 min. to one of the most beautiful beach of Brazil. ... more   less 
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