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Hotel Dunas de Sal

Ponta Preta | Caixa Postal 12, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned 30th/4/15 we could not fault this hotel, as already stated by previous reviews perfect for quiet relaxing holidays. Very good for children although we had no children with us. The cuisine very good wide variety, superb service in restaurants. Not an awful lot t do but you can book Island tours from the guys on the beach, very... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
22 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was making a booking for a group 9 of us. I looked at all the big massive impersonal all inclusive places, but my gut instinct drew me to the Dunas de Sal purely because it was a smaller, quieter and more intimate hotel and I definitely made the right choice. From the moment we arrived, nothing was too much... More 

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Dunas_de_Sal, General Manager at Hotel Dunas de Sal, responded to this review

Dear Hoppy22, You couldn't have picked a better hotel and we couldn't thank you more for the praise words and detailed description of the Hotel, the services, the team and even the location and the construction works. Thank you for the honesty of the words and kindness. All the best for you and the rest of the group, the team... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from a weeks stay in this very quiet hotel. Staff were always polite and helpful. Everything was clean and couldn't fault our room. This is the perfect place to go for a totally relaxing holiday

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Dunas_de_Sal, General Manager at Hotel Dunas de Sal, responded to this review

Dear Rosemary S, Thank you for taking your time to write Hottel Dunas de Sal a review at Tripadvisor website. It has been a pleasure to welcome you at our unit, the team sincerely hopes to have the opportunity to welcome you once again in a nearby future. Thank you once again for your kind words. Kind regards, The Team... More 

Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We staied for 2 weeks in Dunas del sal!It was very quiet and peacefully! Not many people, no loud children, the perfekt place to stay for couples or singles to relax! The sea was very near by and not crowde ( go 500 m to the right and you are quickly alone ;-) ) For families with older children it... More 

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Dunas_de_Sal, General Manager at Hotel Dunas de Sal, responded to this review

Dear Annarchie, Thank you for taking your time to write Hotel Dunas de Sal a review. Thank for your kind words and tips for future visitors. It has been a pleasure to welcome you at Hotel Dunas de Sal, we sincerely hope to have the opportunity to welcome you any time soon. Kind regards, The team Hotel Dunas de Sal More 

Malmö, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just came home from a week at Dunas de Sal - this was our second stay at the hotel, last time was in 2012. The best thing about the hotel is the friendly staff and the pool area. My favourite thing was enjoying the breakfast buffet outside every morning in the sun, with the palm trees swaying in the wind... More 

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Dunas_de_Sal, General Manager at Hotel Dunas de Sal, responded to this review

Dear Sulhefa, Thank you for your taking your time and review Hotel Dunas de Sal at Tripadvisor. The team is glad you have enjoyed once again your stay at the Hotel and mainly you have found once again the relaxed and friendly atmosphere you were looking for. Thank you as well for your tips and recommendations to future visitors, it... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the hotel on two separate occasions during our trip to Cape Verde in March 2015. We spent a total of 6 nights there and would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone looking for a good hotel in Santa Maria. The hotel was very clean and we found the rooms to be well... More 

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Dunas_de_Sal, General Manager at Hotel Dunas de Sal, responded to this review

Dear DCMCW, Thank you for having chosen Hotel Dunas de Sal for your stay at Sal island and for having set aside some of your time to write a review about our hotel. It is motivating to get to know our guests had a "pleasant stay" at Dunas de Sal as well as willing to recommend it to others at... More 

Gosport, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
21 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We were quite pleased with our room as we got the sun in the afternoon and were on the 1st floor. Only thing on first night was the bathroom door did not shut but on telling reception the next day it was fixed by the afternoon. We had not very good weather the first week so did not use the... More 

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Dunas_de_Sal, General Manager at Hotel Dunas de Sal, responded to this review

Dear Mel0253, Thank for your praise words about hotel Dunas de Sal. It has been a pleasure to welcome you here and the team sincerely hopes to have the opportunity to offer you another wonderful experience anytime soon. Thank you for your comment regarding the Hotel, the facilities and food . It is delightful and motivating to read such a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

only one channel in English on TV Breakfast was interesting depending on what time you arrived related to hot or luke-warm food and if there was any juice available. WiFi is paid for and last for a day personal balcony with sunbeds Jacuzzi in room powerful shower WiFi is paid for and last for a day but is usable elsewhere... More 

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Dunas_de_Sal, General Manager at Hotel Dunas de Sal, responded to this review

Dear Missyb_0979, Thank you for taking your time to write Hotel Dunas de Sal a review. The team thanks you, as well, for your words about our rooms and service. Hotel Dunas de Sal takes every single guest' comments and suggestions very serious and consequently we would be very happy if you could email us at geral@hoteldunasdesal.com describing exactly, in... More 

Andover, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

kerry b my husband and stayed here early january,we loved the style of the hotel and the fact that it wasn't all inclusive it was an easy stroll into santa maria to the bars and restaurants and to some fantastic beaches.

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Dunas_de_Sal, General Manager at Hotel Dunas de Sal, responded to this review

Dear Mrs b, Thank you for selecting Hotel Dunas de SAl for your stay at Sal Island, as well as for your kind words at Tripadvisor. The team gets very happy to know our guests enjoyed their stay as well as would be delight to have the opportunity to welcome you again any time soon at Hotel Dunas de Sal.... More 

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We chose Dunas De Sal because we are not fans of large all inclusive hotels. We prefer smaller hotels on a B&B basis so that we can venture out to local restaurants and enjoy the atmosphere. On that basis DDS was a perfect choice. It's on the outskirts of the town (15/20 minute walk) but with 3 nice bar/restaurants closer... More 

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Dunas_de_Sal, General Manager at Hotel Dunas de Sal, responded to this review

Dear Colin A, Thank you for taking your time to write Hotel Dunas de Sal a review at Tripadvisor website, as well as for your kind preference. On behalf of Hotel Dunas de Sal' team, I would like to thank you for your kind words and tips for future travelers and take the opportunity to let you know it has... More 

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