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Hostel Sereia do Mar

Av. Jabaquara 33, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #14 of 114 Specialty lodging in Paraty
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The facility is pretty big with pool and numerous rooms, in-house Pizzeria and a Bar. But I completely missed the spirit. Perhaps because it was low season and nothing was going on... An advantage of the location is the beach and sea right on the other side of the street - Kanu and stand up paddling facilities are provided right... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Stayed 4 days here. Had a wonderful time. Had everything we wanted, food was great and the staff particularly Pepe we amazing. Couldn't recommend highly enough. Town is a 15 minute walk away but most of what you need is along the beach opposite . Chris

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Dungog, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Really enjoyed my time at this hostel. Loved the locaton, across from the beach where we hired paddle boards. Very helpful staff, great pizzas, good atmosphere, but lots of mosquitoes. Rooms clean and a comfortale size.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We spend only one night at the hostel in a 10-bed dorm (35 Real including breakfast). The hostel is about 20-30min walking or 5min by bus from the historical centre of Paraty and in my opinion it's not worthwhile. It is exactly in front of the beach but neither the beach nor the water seemed very clean to me. Therefore,... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Bittersweet stay at this hostel. Location is good right across from the beach with access to non motorised activities such as kayaking and stand up paddle. A short walk to town as well. The staff were a mixed bunch with Peppi from Peru being most organised and helpful and then Mumma plastic surgery with no clue but a big smile... More

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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The hostel has a real "beach house-look to" it. Since it wasn't high season, we got an upgrade of our room. The room was not extremely spacious, but it was definitely OK. The hostel is located directly at the beach, so you can be sure you will wake up to a nice view. A downside is that it is not... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

We have been travelling around south America for 5 months now and while the staff were very nice it was probably he worst hostel we stayed in. The whole place smelt of drains at times and everything seemed a bit rough and badly made. There was loud music keeping us awake and it was awful music at that. There is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in a lovely double room for our first two nights. Such a comfy bed with two big huge pillows each. Private bathroom too. Beautifull wood finish everywhere, really warming :-) we moved to a dorm for the next few nights and found it just as comfy. I would highly recommend this hostel. I felt so relaxed and happy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for four nights and so glad we made the effort to get here. It's right on jabaquara beach which is the most beautiful beach in Paraty, the staff are lovely and really helpful. There are great restaurants close by. The vibe of the hostel is chilled and friendly. It's a ten to fifteen minute walk into town but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I spent here 4 nights in March and I really regret I haven't stayed more. The structure looks more like a resort than a hostel. High quality food and live music. The staff was amazing. I don't know how many time the owner get me to the centre (15 mins walking) and pick me up, he was the kindest and... More

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Address: Av. Jabaquara 33, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
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Hostel Sereia do Mar is a complex in front of the sea in Jabaquara Beach located at 800 metres away from the Historic Center, surrounded of nature and beautiful sunrises. We offer 5 apartments made of wood with availability up to 9 beds, divided into 3 rooms keeping privacy with roomy bathroom, full kitchen. We have suites with private bathroom, TV and refrigerator. All the apartments have air conditioning (extra rate), ceiling fan, self service breakfast, towels and linen. Internet Access and Chill Out Area. ... more   less 
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