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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Oakland, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

After a trip to the Amazon rain forest and to Rio for the carnival it was great to wind down in such beautiful surroundings. The old colonial buildings took you to another era but everything was very modern and supplied what was needed. The pool area was relaxing watching the humming birds and the sauna really spoiled you. We stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Great place to stay which is short walk from the main town in Paraty. The thing that makes this place though is David and Jimena who were brilliant. They even got us a cake and sang Happy Birthday over breakfast on my wife's birthday! Rooms are simple but more than what you need and there is a pool but why... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Great stay, extremely helpful staff who made good recommendations for local activities and helped to arrange transportation. It is secluded a bit away from the old town centre, which is easily accessible, particularly by bicycle which is a great way to get around the town and is provided by the posada.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The pousada was a wonderful little slice of home away from home. We stayed in low season, so there were few people around but the fantastic owners David and Jimena couldnt have been more wonderful. There was nothing that was too much trouble, from recommendations to driving us to the bus stop upon our departure and providing beautiful breakfasts even... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Really a lovely hotel. Tastefully decorated, amazing breakfast and first class service. We were directed to the best of Paraty, from the boat tour we took to the restuarants and bars. So special this place is and Paraty is a must. We will be back as soon as we can. Thank you to David and Gemina for making it so... More

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

I love this place. Love it so much, I returned. The owners and staff are friendly and hospitable. The decor throughout create and environment which allows guests the relax and enjoy their stay. I would return again and again.

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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
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Pousada Guarana Paraty, Brazil
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Beautiful and quiet Pousada, perfect for couples and friends to relax and recharge. Enjoy our large comfortable rooms as well as our exotic gardens and artwork from around the world. Lounge in a hammock or at the pool. Wonderful breakfasts served daily as well as tea service in the afternoons. Located right off the main avenue to Paraty's historic center, bus station and boat pier. ... more   less 
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