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Pousada Guarana

Rua 5, no. 13 | Portal de Paraty, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
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Ranked #1 of 23 Hotels in Paraty
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a fabulous experience. The inn is so charming, eclectic and interesting. The most gracious owners we have ever experienced - David and Jimena. They could not have been more relaxed and welcoming. We walked in and said "ahhhhhhhh." We felt the same way after staying for a week. On our last night we took David and Jimena out... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing time staying at Pousada Guarana during our honeymoon visit to Paraty. It was the perfect place! David and Jimena are the most gracious hosts and make you feel right at home. They provide a personal level of service that is extremely uncommon and very welcome for folks like us who were visiting Brazil for the first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We had a lovely time staying with David and Jimena. Sometimes I worry about staying at places where it's clear you'll have lots of contact with the proprietor (like perhaps it'll be awkward) and there was absolutely no need to worry about that here - and we were the only guests in the pousada during our stay! They provided us... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

David and Jimena are wonderful hosts, a wealth of info, and a pleasure to be around! Our room was super clean/tidy and the pousada is decorated with many personal touches. Our favorite was breakfast, it was so beautifully presented and delicious! We didn't get to stay long, but we truly enjoyed it. They were awesome to talk to as well!... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Stayed at Pousada Guarana for two nights - and I don't think we could've asked for more. David and Jimena were the most gracious hosts and took care of us, making us feel more than at home. We stayed here with friends and felt like we were in the middle of serenity. The pousada is decorated very tastefully and really... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We, me and my wife, spent only one night there, and it was fantastic. The place is beatifull all around, full of details where you can see the artist hand of the owners. The service is more than a smile. David and Jimena wants you to have a good time there, recommending you everything, places to go, places to eat,... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We enjoyed every aspect of our stay! The room was spacious, charming, and spotless. David and Jimena were welcoming and very helpful. They were available for recommendations, directions, and even booked a day at the spa for us on a rainy day! We looked forward to our chats with them over breakfast. The breakfast was delicious and had plenty of... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

As many before us have noted, this pousada is a truly special place. David and Jimena go out of their way to make your stay personal, comfortable, and special. We arrived in the rain during a world cup match, so stayed at the Pousada and watched the rest of the match with them! They supplied us with maps and personalized... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is overdue (from Sept 2012). While staying at this lovely location, we suffered a severe complication--our car wouldn't start the morning our flight was to return to the US (from Rio!) One of the owners of P.G. spent over an hour helping us troubleshoot and eventually jump the battery. We would have given them 5 stars WITHOUT this, but... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I definitely understand why this pousada is #1 on TripAdvisor. It was very clean and beautiful, and the owners, David and Jimena, were fantastic! I think this was the best service I've ever had at any hotel or pousada in the US or in Brazil. And they speak English, so that made things a lot easier. My husband and I... More 

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Address: Rua 5, no. 13 | Portal de Paraty, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Pousada Guarana Paraty, Brazil
Pousada Guarana Hotel Paraty
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Paraty
#2 Best Value Hotel in Paraty
#4 Family Hotel in Paraty

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