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Vivenda Paraty

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Rua Beija Flor 9 | Cabore, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Vivenda Paraty

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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John's place is beautifully decorated with amazing attention to detail. The breakfast was great and the rooms very comfortable. John gave us recommendations as to what to do and great restaurants too which was what really made the trip extra special I would highly recommend Vivenda Paraty!

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, lovely to hear from you and pleased you both enjoyed your stay with us here at Vivenda. Looking forward to seeing you again in the future maybe. Our very best wishes to y, John & the girls. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had the best time at Vivenda Paraty! This place is a mini paradise! Truly our favorite part of our Brazil trip. The rooms were beautiful and overall everything was beyond our exceptions! John the owner was so kind and very helpful. I cant recommend this place more. We cant wait to go back!

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

and we can't wait to see you both here again Jessica!!!! It was wonderful meeting you both and we're very happy that you enjoyed your short stay here with us. Looking forward to seeing you again some day. Very best wishes, John & staff. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We had such an amazing time in the beautifully decorated and cozy Vivenda Pousada. It was by far the highlight of our tour in the south region of Rio de Janeiro. It definitely felt like our home away from home. Greeted by the sweet host, we discovered our spacious and spotless bungalow. Surrounded by white and sand design, one feels... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Hello Joana & Jonas, thanking you for your positive feedback on Vivenda and Paraty.It was a pleasure having you stay with us for 2 days.Hope to see you back here at sometime in the future. Very best wishes, John & the staff. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

We loved our stay in one of the bungalows at Vivenda. It was so peaceful and the rooms are well decorated and very comfortable. The owner was very welcoming and gave us lots of advice about what to do and see in Paraty. The staff are friendly and extremely efficient. The bungalows were spotless! Having an exquisite breakfast served on... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Thank you Emily for your generous review.It was a real pleasure having you both stay with us here at Vivenda. We look forward to your return visit at some stage in the future. Our very best wishes, John and the girls. More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had a great time in Vivenda de Paraty. Great place! The owner was very helpful and kind. I would definitely reccomand this place to other travellers. The best part is the breakfast: very rich and served each day with a special touch ...

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

it was a pleasure to have you stay here with us at Vivenda as our guests and looking forward to seeing you again sometime in the future. Best wishes, John & staff. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I found this place through a friend who recommended it to me and I must say that it exceeded all my expectations. Due to its limited number of rooms, you have privacy and peace, which is all you need for a relaxing time. The rooms are very clean and well decorated and breakfast is served at your door every morning.... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Dear Claudio & Stuart, thank you once again for your feedback and pleased you enjoyed yourselves here at Vivenda during the New Year. We all look forward to seeing you here again in the near future when you're back in Brazil. In the meantime have a wonderful 2015!!! Ver best wishes, John and the girls. More 

Bromsgrove
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It has already all been said about Vivenda in previous reviews. They are all true! I was delighted to find Vivenda by accident when trying to find somewhere suitable to stay in Paraty post a 10 day trip to the Pantanal in Oct 2014 and almost couldn't believe how highly it was reviewed. I can honestly say that is is... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Dear Jo &Graham,thank you for your very generous review.It was a pleasure to have you stay with us .Hopefully we might see you again at some stage in the future. All the very best from John and staff. More 

Bath, England
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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed for 6-nights at Vivenda Paraty and it was a wonderful stay. After a long trans-Atlantic flight and a 4-hour drive, Vivenda Paraty was an oasis to arrive at. We were made very welcome into our home for the stay and the bungalow was beautifully kitted out. Comfortable large double bed with lots of little touches with the décor.... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Thanking you both for such a detailed and complimentary review.It was a great pleasure to have you stay with us for 6 days and your wonderful sense of humour was enough to drive the rain away. I hope you both enjoyed the rest of your trip to Rio and Buzios. Thank you once again for the special treat of mince... More 

Manly, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

There is always the worry that you'll be disappointed when a place has had such glowing reviews. Not so with Vivenda, it is every bit as charming and relaxing as all the reviews say. Prior to booking I had some reservations about it being outside the old town, but it is an easy, flat, seemingly safe 10-15 minute walk into... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Thanking you both for such a wonderful review.It was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and we're very pleased that you felt at home at Vivenda.Who knows maybe we'll have the pleasure of your visit aagain in the future. Take care! Warmest regards from John & the team. More 

New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I stayed in Vivenda Paraty in July 2014 and I could not speak more highly of the establishment. John is such a gracious host. He is a wealth of information of the surrounding area and so helpful with restaurant recommendations, things to do, directions, etc. The breakfast makes you feel like you are in a movie (or heaven!) because it... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Hello Amy, lovely to hear from you and thank you for your very positive review on Vivenda and Paraty.It was a great pleasure meeting you both and hopefully at some stage in the future we might have the pleasure of your visit once more. Very best wishes from John & staff. More 

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