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Hotel Cachoeira Tarrafal

Largo Santo Amaro Abade | Baia do Tarrafal, Tarrafal, Santiago 740, Cape Verde
Hotel Cachoeira Tarrafal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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WInnipeg, Canada
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231 reviews 231 reviews
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203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This property is an odd combination of good and downright odd. The rooms are fine, although one would not expect to see the paint peeling so quickly on what appears to be a new building, and the on-site staff friendly and quick to help. The oddities, however, are more numerous. There was one small ceiling light in a large room,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The town of Tarrafal is horrible - squalid and over-run with stray dogs. The hotel itself faces the wrong way - although it is near the harbour, the terrace overlooks derelict buildings rather than the sea. One or two rooms have proper windows, but the majority have tiny frosted glass apertures too high to see out at all. Without any... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Ok for the one night we were staying, but would have been pretty disappointed if we were staying longer. Our room had a weird odor, and the bathroom seemed to be in the middle of a repair. Our shower could not handle rinsing off a pair of sandals, so I didn't bother showering. The bed was pretty comfortable, and having... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This small, newer hotel is snuggled in between the Hotel Sol Marina and some other building. The rooms are large; the suites enormous. Only the suites - with an oversized king bed and a single bed - have large balconies (equipped with a round table and four chairs) with views of the nearby mountains. The beach and bay can only... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

I cannot praise the Cachoeira Hotel staff enough for their hospitality and friendliness! My four friends and I stayed there for five memorable days. I had initially booked a double room but when I saw the view of Monti Graciosa from one of the suite, I knew I wanted to have breakfast on the balcony with that view everyday and... More 

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