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Pousada Ze Maria

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Rua Nice Cordeiro - 01 | Floresta Velha, Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco 53990-000, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really was a hugely disappointing visit to a pousada that used to have a very good reputation. This is now a tired and run down place in much need of a major refurbishment. Our room seemed to be sitting on a flying ant nest so we were eaten alive. The food, with the exception of breakfast, was really poor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Let's start with Ze Maria himself, the owner and the one that lends his name to this amazing little hotel. He is a fantastic person and goes out of his way to make all guests feel welcome. That pretty much sets the example for the rest of the staff, which are all amazing. The hotel itself is perfect! Located 3... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was so excited for this trip and for being known one of the best accomodation in Noronha I couldn't wait. The room was very basic, breakfast was poor, not many options. We went during low season but it doesn't matter as still very expensive. It is a good location but it does not worth the money.

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Chicago,IL
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Amazing grounds, personal greetings, courteous employes from janitor to manager, food is average, but with excellent presentation, bangalos clean, comfortable bed, large bathroom, with spacious shower. Lots of steps to go anywhere, gives excuses to taste the amazing drinks the barmen at the pool side bar prepares at the en of a touring day in this Island. The gastronomic festival;... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We spent a week at Pousada Ze Maria, and while there was certainly a number of positive things about the Pousada, the overall experience was not worth the price that we paid (and we were there in low season). We stayed in one of the lower price "apartamentos", which needed a facelift and was really no better than an old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at this lovely pousada during the 2014 World Cup. We stayed in a deluxe room #6 with a wonderful view of the mountain. It seemed like the best choice after visiting other pousadas during our visit to the island, expensive but not outrageous. Room had great AC and comfortable furnishings. Staff was very helpful at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have a backlog of hotels that I need to write reviews about, but this one was at the top of the list. It was, hands down, the absolute best hotel service I've ever had. It has a lot to do with the staff and it has a lot to do with the fact that there aren't that many rooms,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

First of all Great Location with great view of Morro do Pico from the pool. You can walk from here to Conceicao beach in about 15-20 mins, but hiring a driver is inexpensive and comfy. Rooms and restaurant are clean and neat. We stayed in suite which was quite large. Pool is smaller, but provides excellent views. Food is delicious,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We spent four days here at the beginning of March 2014. I have known about Fernando de Noronha for a number of years, and finally made it to this beautiful place this year (2014). We flew from the US into Recife (stayed in Olinda - a very cool little historic town right next to Recife), then following Noronha went on... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Location: great view of Morro do Pico from the pool. The pousada is towards the top of the hill going to the airport. You can walk from here to Conceicao beach in about 15-20 mins (downhill there and very uphill coming back). Cleanliness: probably 3/5, we didn’t stay on the fancy suites, but in the cheaper rooms down the bottom.... More 

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