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Hostel Sereia do Mar

Av. Jabaquara 33, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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hereford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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Rome
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This place gives me the shivers everytime i think about it! We were given a private room in the back of a huge dorm. We payed a silly amount of money for this cramped dark room. The dorm outside smelled like wee! I am pretty sure somebody just had a wee in the middle of the room. We had to... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

After reading reviews we thought this would be a great hostel to stay in however we were a little disappointed. The website makes it out to be a lot nicer than it actually is. We stayed in a 10 bed mixed dorm - it was meant to be air conditioned but it was only at one end of the room... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Unfortunately I have nothing positive to say about this place. I found it to be disorganized and dirty, which gives it a very low price/quality rating. The staff was not helpful nor friendly. It seemed as they were also on vacation and did not want to be bothered - although the price was high enough to expect to be treated... More

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Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

There is nothing bad I could possibly say about this hostel. My girlfriend and I initially were going to stay for 3 days or so, we ended up here for just over a week. The staff are second to none, they were incredibly helpful, the setting and the hostel itself were out of this world. Very clean, amazing breakfast.... the... More

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Additional Information about Hostel Sereia do Mar

Also Known As:
Hostel Sereia Do Mar Paraty, Brazil
Address: Av. Jabaquara 33, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 89 Specialty lodging in Paraty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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