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Casa das Ilhas

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Lombo Comprido | Vila dos Pombas, Santo Antao, Cape Verde
Casa das Ilhas
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chester,UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 5 days and hit the highlights of Santo Antao from one of the most beautiful locations on the island. Just took private and shared taxis as well as walk from the door. Katrinja will advise what to do each day and she's never wrong. Lovely atmosphere in the house at breakfast and dinner. Trekkers paradise!

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casa das Ilhas is a very peaceful place. It is in a fairly remote location with good walking around and superb views. The resident cats and dogs are friendly and the hosts welcoming. The hosts run a very tight ship; however, we could have been provided with a bit more information when we arrived, such as time of dinner and... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I stayed 3 nights with Madame Katelijne who runs the Casa das Ilhas Hotel and enjoyed myself throughout. My room was spacious, in fact more like an apartment and the setting of the hotel was charming perched on a hilltop with a steep access on a path thru sugar cane fields (porters can be arranged). Katelijne provided all services you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and loved it, wished we'd stayed longer. Stunning location with a steep climb up to it, bags are taken up for you. Kate, the polyglot host was really helpful with walks, alugueres, or general info. Simple, tasty food around a communal dining table made for a sociable evening. Great hiking all around. We had cloudy weather... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is an amazing little place in the middle of the Paul valley. Very worth the hike and functions perfectly as a centre to explore the area. The view is just incredible. The rooms and the food are basic, nothing fancy but just what you need. I can imagine that once it gets busier the dining room might be a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We don't normally write recommendations for accommodations, however the very harsh and unfair comments of the Italian gentleman we read (brutta esperienca) made us. We happend to stay at casa das ilhas at the same time that he did. In our opinion he was rude and out of place in this super friendly casa familiar. It is true that this... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My partner and I had a wonderful stay here. It's a great location for both hiking in the hills and getting to the main town. The owners, Kate and her associate have created a very special place, a peaceful home from home for well seasoned and friendly travelers. It's perched on a hill, 10 to 15 minutes walk from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The beauty of this place lies in it's simplicity and location. Situated in a beautiful valley and surrounded by the most fantastic landscape, these simple lodges allow you access to some of the best hikes available on the island. The hosts have a detailed knowledge of the area and are able to recommend various walks and hikes that allow you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The accommodation itself is very nice. Rooms are clean and spacious. The view over the valley is so unique! We missed a bit sort of privat space outside of our room. The dining room is a tiny space, something like 4x5m into which they squeeze about 16-17people and serve really cheep food. The owner is a bossy lady, who treats... More 

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Oiartzun, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Dudarik gabe, berriro ere joateko moduko lekua. Bailara ezagutzeko toki aproposa. Gosaria hobetu ezina. Lotokia goxoa. Without a doubt, once again the place to go. Ideal place to get to know the valley. Breakfast is not improved. Rooms very good.

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