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Casa Colonial

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Rua 24 de Setembro | Centro Historico, Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde
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Ranked #1 of 14 Mindelo B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015
Richard W London, England, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I took a side-trip from Ilha do Sal where I was on holiday to visit the birthplace of Cesária Évora, world renowned Cape Verdean singer, and decided on the Casa Colonial as the place to spend two nights. I was not disappointed. The staff were charming and very helpful, arranging both a tour of the island and also of the... More 

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Liechtenstein
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It is one of the most popuar places to stay in mindelo. I met people there who visit the island regularly and they alwyas stay in Casa Colonial. Indeed, the place ist good, friendly and in the center of town. Breakfast is good for Cape Verde. Minus: The rooms are very dark with no windows. The rooms have only one... More 

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Shanghai
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This B&B is located in city center, on a residential street that is quiet other than the barks from dogs. There is only one room with it's own bathroom. It is dark (one window that faces the inner courtyard which includes a pool) and the bathroom had no hot water. However, it is artistically decorated, has high ceilings and a... More 

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MindeloInStyle, Owner at Casa Colonial, responded to this review

Hi Rhonda Hope you are well and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review - they help a small business like ours so much and we really appreciate it. I just wanted to clear up one point - during our major refurbishment back in July 2013, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We spent 4 nights there before going to Santo Antao. The hotel is located in a great location : in a calm area but still right in the center of Mindelo. Nice and clean with really friendly staff. Go for it!

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Newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Stayed here recently got 4 nights Really friendly service and only €75 a night a real bargain The breakfast is huge, with fruit, bread, ham, cheese, yougart and lovely tea and coffee too . All served in the courtyard under a shade by the pool. There is a roof top terrace too, with nice views. You can sit and relax... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The hotel is like a road in Morocco. There is a place in the middle of the house with a pool where people can hang out and relax. We stayed there twice when we were in Mindelo. The second time due to a flight that was cancelled due to the weather. On our second stay the team went beyond themselves... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Although we were a bit disappointed by mindelo itself, this hotel was more than a pleasant surprise. Very nice atmosphere, exceptionally welcoming staff, beautiful rooms and a good breakfast. They speak many languages and are very helpful with their tips.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Had 2 very enjoyable nights here. The staff were warm, friendly and very helpful. The ground floor room was clean, tidy and handy for a cooling dip in the small pool. The bed was really comfortable. Quiet, yet handy location. The building is really stylish. We highly recommend the Casa Colonial.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Our favorite place to stay during our two-week Cape Verde trip. A beautifully restored home on a quiet street in the heart of downtown Mindelo. We stayed one night in a room on the second floor in the rear of the hotel and then again in a room on the second floor that faced the street. Both rooms were great.... More 

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Mindel0InStyle, Owner at Casa Colonial, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madame So sorry to hear your stay with us was not as enjoyable as we hoped. Could you let me know which room you were in so that we can make a not of that. Also, sorry about the tea - was it too cold or too weak. I'm actually Scottish (the Old Alliance) so whisky's more my drink.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Lovely converted colourful traditional house in centre of town owned by a British family. Small but very stylishly decorated room looking out onto small central courtyard with pool (more a cooling off than swimming pool on account of size). Roof terrace for breakfast.

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