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Pousada do Sandi

4.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Largo do Rosario, 01, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
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Ranked #48 of 222 Paraty B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for only two nights during literature festival. We were 4 persons and liked to stay longer, but it was fully booked. So we had to change hotel. The room was clean and cosy, but not modern. The staff is friendly and the bar is nice for drinks and plyaing cardgames all night. Ther is a nice small... More

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Paris, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Always a pleasure to be back at Pousada do Sandi. The colonial house is gorgeous and located in the best area of the historical center, the staff is efficient and the rooms ("luxury", on the 1st floor) are simple but nice, with very comfortable beds and large bathrooms.

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Cologne, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Three days at this pousada - they sure made up for a lot of not so good experiences in South American hotels. The restaurant service is the only thing that should be improved. Other than that, the people at the front desk, the room (gorgeous suite 206), the garden, spa, interior etc. Fun fun fun. The location is perfect right... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This is a lovely old building and beautifully decorated in a funky colourful ethnic style. Our bedroom had a balcony overlooking the lovely garden and was well equipped and comfortable. The buffet breakfast was delicious and plentiful with lovely fresh fruit, and you could if you wanted order freshly cooked eggs (scrambled, fried, etc). What really impressed us was the... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Pros: -Good location -Very attentive staff -Lots of space in the hotel area -Nice saunas Cons: -No swimming pool although there was a swimming pool couple of years ago -Too noisy air condition (we stayed in room nr 104)

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

To say that the service and quality of this restaurant is abysmal would be a compliment. The wait staff, the kitchen staff and management are ignorant, inattentive and incompetent. The experience in brief: 1) it is on the menu but we do not have it, you should know this. 2) drink spilled? Clean it yourself. 3) your meat is like... More

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The hotel is beautiful. The location is excellent. The staff is ok. I didn´t like the fact that I was directed to one of the most expensive restaurants when I asked for a recommendation. Nor did I like renovations being made at the room next door. It got kind of noisy for a while. To top it all, they asked... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
68 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

This is an excellent base in Parati. In the centre of the historical area, yet with close vehicular access so transfers and luggage movement is easy (most streets are closed to traffic and you see people having huge trouble hauling luggage over the huge cobblestones). Interiors have been decorated with flair and imagination - sort of "Brazilian Hollywood" but in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We enjoyed two nights at this lovely Pousada. Highlights included the welcoming and warm (English speaking) staff, cosy rooms and common areas, plentiful breakfast, effective air con and central location in the historic quarter of the town. My initial concerns, based solely on other TA reviews, were thankfully ill founded. This small local hotel is not trying to compete with... More

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Sao Paulo
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

This is a well known hotel and location in the cirty. Although I've been to Paraty at least twice, this was my first experience staying in the historical part of the city. Pros: - Nice service (they do speak english and I heard some words in french) - Good atmosphere and nice decoration - Cozy/Comfortable rooms - Fantastic location Cons:... More

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Address: Largo do Rosario, 01, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Pousada do Sandi 4.5*
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Pousada Do Sandi Paraty, Brazil
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It is impossible to think of the historical center of Paraty without mentioning Pousada do Sandi, or Sandi's Lodge. Located in one of the most important historical building sites in Paraty, Pousada do Sandi is a reference in town. Known worldwide for its rich colonial architecture, Paraty's historical center is remarkable. The building that shelters Pousada do Sandi is a city picture postcard. We offer our guests: Sauna, Captain's bar (Pub), Game room, Cable TV and 300 titles of DVDs, Business center, Breakfast, Room Service, Private Parking, SPA All our rooms have conditioned air, telephone, TV, video, safe, minibar, private bathroom, the double beds are king-size. ... more   less 
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