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Praia Serena Inn

3.0 of 5 Av Jabaquara 107 | Jabaquara beach, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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los angeles
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simon and the crew at the Praia Serena were amazing. Very friendly, great accommodations, and an amazing breakfast. Simon made sure that all our questions were answered about the local activities. On our last day, the local bus that usually makes the trip into town was cancelled and Simon took us in his personal car to the bus station. I... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My only regret was not having more time in this beachside haven. The house is amazing and was opened up to me as if I lived there full time. The extra touches by Simon are what set it apart from the other b&b options. Very clean. Amazing breakfast. Comfy hammocks. The perfect place to relax and recharge.

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Westwood Los Angeles County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It was beach front, clean,cozy, had delicious breakfasts and is owned by people who really know Paraty. All of this for such a low price too! This will be where I will stay every time I'm in Paraty. Simon was also a lot of help when it came to booking activities and day trips for us.

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San Francisco, California
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123 reviews 123 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was a good choice for our evening in Paraty. Right near the beach -- quiet and peaceful. The hosts are very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Breakfast was nice as well. A fine choice. We wish we could have stayed longer! Hope to return.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Simon and Helena were wonderful hosts! They were accommodating, sweet, and able to give advice on what to do. The breakfast was wonderful and had something for everyone, even my five year old who was having a hard time with food on this trip. My five year old son was able to feed monkeys and fit right in at the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Simon and Helena were fantastic hosts who made the guesthouse feel like home for us. They were extremely warm and welcoming and went out of their way for us. We didn't have great weather over the few days we were there but the rooms were cozy and, with the town only a short walk and Simon's excellent recommendations, there was... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

This place is a gem. Quiet location, nice and clean rooms, great breakfast and lovely people. We travelled with two small kids, and found the place to be very child friendly. My son still talks about the breakfasts, where he got to eat cake AND feed monkeys at the same time, his definition of paradise:) For us adults, the best... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We spent at the Pousada 6 nights. Delicious homemade breakfast with real Brazilian dishes, fruits, breads... The room was exactly what we looked for; enough space, clean, perfect mattress, well maintained and beautiful view from the balcony. Helena & Simon are Muito Boa Gente (Lovely People) always caring about service and giving personalized tips about Paraty (Simon gave the perfect... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the pousada for 2 nights. Everything was really cool: great and quiet location (better with a car), nice and funny tenants, good rooms and good breakfast (definitely the best tapioca we had!!). Well, a very nice address to know in the neighborhood ! Ate mais, Lise & Yann.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We were warmly welcomed by Simon and Helen. Great advice for the best places to go and the best prices in Paraty. Highly recommend the happy hour at the microbrewery on Saturdays and the Escuna tours organised by Simon. Great breakfast! Helen was happy to share some her recipes with us. A fun and relaxed place at a fair price.... More 

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Address: Av Jabaquara 107 | Jabaquara beach, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Praia Serena Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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