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Asalem

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Praia da Crena, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23.960-000, Brazil
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Ranked #9 of 19 Hotels in Ilha Grande
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing hotel that i would reccomend to anyone visiting Ilha Grande. The staff there were very helpful, and arranged everything for us while we were on the island. The dinner service at the hotel was excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highly recommended. Stayed in an eco lodge which was very comfortable and offered great views of the bay. Great food, accommodating staff and an excellent, relaxing location. If we visited Ilha Grande again we wouldn't hesitate to stay here a second time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

4 nights at end of family holiday. Outstanding. Superb service from a really nice team for whom nothing was too much. Simple and straightforward rather than pampered luxury. Sure there are limitations as others have noted, but put them in perspective please: the whole point is it's an island with minimal infrastructure, so in hard drought when the well/spring dries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and my son were very surprised by some of the negative reviews on this beautiful hotel. We don't understand why such acid-people just don't stay at home! Asalem is the most wonderful stay we had during our 3 week-trip to Brazil. Argentinian Natalia welcomed us with a very kind smile, and stayed at any time of our stay at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Asalem was the best place we stayed in during our vacation in Brazil. The hospitality, the view (!), everything was top-notch quality. We read earlier comments on this hotel and saw some negative points. We didn't agree. We definitely recommend this wonderful, beautiful and peaceful paradise on Ilha Grande to everyone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect for a couple. We were in Rio and we went on our honey moon to ilha grande for two days .i wish we would spent more time there. i think it is the best hotel there if you are looking for a clean and good hotel as i saw others are not of the same quality at all. so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is about 15 mins walk from town (5 mins by boat). The recepeption staff are outstanding. The rooms are clean and very comfortable. Others have complained about the water not being pure- but this is a tropical island paradise. The water comes from a local stream. The local beaches are great and Lopez Mendez beach must rank as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Asalem has incredible rooms with great views of the bay. The fresh fish cooked in a lemon and ginger sauce is delicious. The owner, Andre and his long-standing staff make it feel like home catering to all needs. We sat in the bar balcony, drinking caprinhas, watching thunderstorms and turtles rising out of the water. Hope to go again despite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed 4 nights at Asalem in the Eco-Suite. Asalem is located in the best part of the Abraao bay - being close enough to walk into town but far enough away to relax on the balcony and take it all in. The Eco-suite was amazing. Incredible views from the balcony. Nice and clean inside. Carla and the Staff were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

BE AWARE of sea salty water in the sink and showers. The hotel owner argues there's a problem of draught in the island, but other pousadas(hotels) don't present the same problem and do offer treated water with no salt. Azalem should either be honest with guests and inform about SALTY water in their tubes or REDUCE the price considerably, since... More 

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