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Pousada da Marquesa

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua da Geralda, 99, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
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Ranked #8 of 24 Hotels in Paraty
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014
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    4 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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We enjoyed our two night stay in Paraty at the Pousada Marquesa - we found the staff at the hotel very helpful. Possibly, it was a little overpriced for South America. During our stay, a festival was taking place in the local parish church which allowed us to get a feel for the local community.

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Melbourne, Australia
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82 hotel reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We had three nights at this hotel. We had specifically asked for, and had been assured TWICE by Bruno (the only English speaker on staff, apparently) by email when we booked and confirmed that we would get a quiet room away from the square. When we arrived we were given a room at the front of the hotel, on the... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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209 reviews 209 reviews
42 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I stayed for three nights in Pousada da Marquesa with two friend of mine who were visiting Brazil from abroad. We arrived on a Monday and stayed over on a Tuesday, which was a holidady in Brazil and left on a Wednesday. During the holidays the hotel offered one type of service and breakfast, but the working day it changed... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We stayed at the Pousada for just one night, breaking the road journey from Rio to Santos. What an amazing place Paraty really is, and the Marquesa did not disappoint either. The public areas are full of old bits and pieces, clocks, nautical items, cash tills, sewing machines....all sorts. The garden area has a pool with terrace for drinks and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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132 reviews 132 reviews
21 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This is a wonderful establishment which is well located, fabulous garden and swimming pool area, excellent service and most importantly it has kept the style and charm of the period it represents which dates back to the 18th Century - in other words an authentic experience for those who are seeking this kind of window into the past. The only... More 

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Berkeley, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

My wife and I stayed 2 nights at Pousada da Marquesa. The staff was friendly, but only Bruno spoke English -- and he was very helpful. The facility has a great deal of character with lots of antiques and quaint rooms. Our room (number 7) was adequate, but not extraordinary. We enjoyed renting a private boat (the Latitude at barcolatitude@hotmail.com)... More 

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New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This hotel is full of antiques. The bedroom was spacious and comfortable, and the areas around the hotel for relaxing were lovely - like a country home. The staff, thought they spoke very little English, were friendly and helpful. The outside bar was charming and the barman made great caipirinhas. Close to the town and altogether a beautiful place to... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I loved that place with its decorative items on the common grounds, beautiful paintings and garden. The dining room was beautiful, too and the breakfast buffet very enjoyable. Rooms, however, are furnished a bit too scarcely as there is not much space for hanging or putting things - not even a chair nor table. But no regrets as the whole... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

I was there two nights and when we got up very late they had there wonderful breakfast still there for us. They knew we had not been there yet. It was great to take a midnight dip in the pool in there beautiful garden as well. There are many resturants and bars in just a block or two of there... More 

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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Can't believe it is the same pousada.... This is another Brazilian gem. Decorated with fascinating antique memorabilia it has a unique and elegant atmosphere. Our bedroom was a good size and always delightfully cool. Breakfast was first class. The pousada has a lovely courtyard that contains a pool, a bar and plenty of sun loungers. The location is perfect. It... More 

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Address: Rua da Geralda, 99, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Pousada da Marquesa 2*
Number of rooms: 285
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Pousada Da Marquesa Paraty, Brazil
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Paraty

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