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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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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We'd been on Santo Antao for a week where there is nothing very special in the way of accommodation and it was so nice to land here for a night before our flight back to Lisbon. You leave the boiling streets of Mindelo to enter the cool, elegant and simple interior of Casa Colonial. I had asked for a room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

The house is beautifully restored and decorated. The staff are friendly, the breakfast is good for Cap Verde. There is a little plunge pool to cool down in the afternoon. All good. On the other hand you pay nearly twice as much as for a passable Hotel room that has the mod cons that Casa Colonial lacks - aircon, reliable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We visited Mindelo during "carnaval" and stayed at Casa Colonial. The room was not big, but of a ok size. It was nicely decorated and had an ensuite. Great bed. The breakfast was abundant (for continental notions).

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great oasis ... and good rhum ! The room is very confortable and well arrange, with beautiful B&W picture on the walls of casa colonial,which for the photographer that I am was perfect 8 I even bought the book of the photographer. No hesitation you will be charmed !

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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 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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