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Pousada do Principe

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Av. Roberto Silveira, 289, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
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Ranked #67 of 234 Paraty B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Burb1109 Poole, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hard to fault the rooms or hotel - everything is clean, great pool and bar area and located just a short walk from the town centre. But the wifi access is non-existent in the rooms and still desperately slow in the bar area. This is a major issue if you have business to conduct online, which proved a real headache.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

After a month in hostels this was a welcome oasis. Stunning setting, comfy beds, good breaky and a luxurious pool! Staff were helpful although a huge language barrier if you don't speak Portuguese. Wifi sucked, although the hotel presents itself as a retreat and thus being in contactable is almost part of the appeal. Rooms are awesome! We'll worth spending... More 

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Berhampur, Orissa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stayed for a couple of nights. The location is very good, a stroll away from the historic centre and the boat pier. Rooms are basic. The toilet is open and might be awkward if u r staying with friends. Staff though not proficient in English do comprehend and try to help. Breakfast is basic but has that home-cooked feel. Small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This hotel is magnificent, location, beauty, etc. The manager called Salvador and his team gives the guests a filling that they are at home. I recommend this hotel and I am sure going to come back !!!

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Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We had booked this Pousada, but when we wanted to check in the owner told us that it was double booked due to a mistake of booking.com. He had called an other Pousada for us that was supposed to be as good. It was def. not as good. It was further away from the center, little dodgy, dark area, smaller... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Well located in the city centre and short walk to old town. Nice pool and friendly staff, but shame they didn't speak much English though. Rooms are basic, comfortable and air conditioned. Wifi in the city is rubbish so so é time we would get good signals in the lounge. Recommended and would stay again.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A 2 minute walk and you are in the heart of the historical town, so on that basis alone it gets good marks. The hotel was clean and basic like many pousada's. Breakfast had a decent selection and choice. Small pool but set in pleasant surroundings. No parking offered by them, so I would imagine at peak times it could... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The hotel has everything to be perfect but.... The location is great only a short walk from the historical center, the rooms are not big but enough for a weekend Although it is located on the main road the rooms do not suffer from the noise and the patio area (breakfast / pool area) is great with plenty of vegetation... More 

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The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is a perfect place 2 stay in Paraty. Wonderful food in the restaurant. Clean rooms, lovely swimming pool and lovely people. I feel very privileged that I could stay here. If possible I will return to this pousada

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The pousada (which is actually a hotel) is a bit old with rooms smelling humidity. The shower and towels alone would merit changing to another pousada. The price was fair (BRL 230) but for BRL100 you can get a better pousada in the historic center.

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Address: Av. Roberto Silveira, 289, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pousada do Principe 2.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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