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Pousada Castanheira

#5 of 79 Hotels in Natal
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Av. Engenheiro Roberto Freire, 5620 | Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59.090-840, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Campinas, SP
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

If like me you prefer a cosy place rather than the impersonal big hotels, this place is for you. The pousada is in a very well located house near Morro do Careca in Natal, 30 meters from the beach. The owner and staff are very nice, the rooms are correct (without the usual mold smell you find in many Natal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

If you like small, friendly, well run hotels near the beach this is for you. Lovely little bar and pool, nice rooms and excellent staff. We were at the nearby Serhs Hotel but hated it. I wish we could have stayed longer but we will be back. Breakfast was great too. Highly recommended but bring your mosquito repellent!

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

this is an amazing B&B a bit off from the center, but it is really amazing. The rooms are nice the facility is amazing - very relaxing and comforting. the grounds are immaculate and the location for the breakfast is really nice. The quality of the breakfast was so and so - I had a lot better and was expecting... More 

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Paris, France
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36 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Pousad Castanheira is very centrally located - just few steps from the Ponta Negra beach. The staff is very gentle and helpful. Really, nothing to complain about! The rooms are quite simple but comfortable (some are a bit dark), there are hammocks, plenty of trompical plants in the garden. A nice spot if you're staying in Natal for a night... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2010

The pousada had the warmest of welcomes, we arrived late at night and availed of the excellent selection of meals available, eaten by the pool, with a free welcome caipirinha. Excellent facilities, with a touch of real character throughout, where every item of furnishing is clearly chosen to enhance the overall effect. Very spacious public areas. Spotlessly clean. Great local... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2008

I got an all in price of R$110 a night. For this I got a large clean room with air-con, spotless en suite bathroom and a small veranda with a hammock. The breakfast was okay by Brazilian standards, not the widest variety of fruit, juices and breads but the staff are happy to whip up eggs and omelets on request.... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2007

Don't be fooled by the glossy website! This Pousada is on a steep hill, and near some distinctly dodgy areas. Electrified wire fences are testament to that. The "sea view" is partly obscured by advertising hoardings. Some friends of ours had paid a deposit, but were told on arrival the room wasn't available, and were dumped at another Pousada. There... More 

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