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Casa Colonial

Rua 24 de Setembro | Centro Historico, Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde
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Ranked #3 of 12 Mindelo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014
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Rating summary
  • 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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New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
37 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I had a wonderful room by the swimming pool. It was quiet with a great bed. Breakfast is served either by the pool or on the rooftop. I was made to feel very welcome and as I was there for a full week, I got to hang out with the family a bit and felt quite comfy. Samira is a... More

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Geneva
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We spent only one night in Mindelo because the focus of our holiday was hiking on St. Antao then beach sports on Sal. This restored colonial house in the centre of Mindelo really is beautiful and unusual. We were greeted with great warmth and met some nice people over the welcome drink. Arriving in the pretty open-air courtyard with its... More

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Bamako, Mali
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Four of us stayed at Casa Colonial for 6 nights. From the minute we arrived the manager Samira made us feel welcomed with a bottle of ponche poolside. She is a warm and gracious manager. This is the best renovation of a colonial house we've seen--gorgeous dark wood floors, beautiful paint colors, tasteful furniture that's both modern but traditional, and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We stayed there a few nights. The building and rooms are very nice - renovated old colonial building (as the same suggests) with a small pool in open central area. We didn't use the pool but the day we left some dutch guys were trying to make a pool party and i feel this was an opportunity missed. In terms... More

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mindelo
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We stayed in this wonderful hotel for 16 nights! Our plan was to visit more hotels in Mindelo, but we liked it that much, we couldnt leave. The personal really really nice, kind and friendly. Allways smiling and helpful. Everything clean, lots of greens in garden and refreshing pool. I can only advise holiday in here. But don't tell your... More

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San Andres Island, Colombia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Casa Colonial and especially her manager (SAMIRA) are superhelpful and friendly and a great location to stay. Whether you want to rent a car, get arround, kitesurf or need something. They are always there to help. Rooms are nice and atmosphere is great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We stayed in the Casa Colonial for five nights. It is a well restored colonial house with 9 rooms. There is a small pool and two terraces, one is a nice roof terrace. Our stay was excellent because of the clean rooms and most of all the friendly personnel! Samira is a great hostess who even arranged hotels and tickets... More

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Paris, France
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We chose Casa Colonial on paper as we were looking for a more authentic feel for our stay in the Cultural capital of Cape Verde. And we were not disappointed, even before we got there! Samira, the manager, had organised transport from the airport for our late arrival and from then on things only got better. After a welcome drink,... More

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Address: Rua 24 de Setembro | Centro Historico, Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Sao Vicente > Mindelo
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