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Refugio da Vila

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3.5 of 5
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Loteamento Aldeia dos Pescadores | Lotes 6, 7, 8 -Quadra 39, Praia do Forte, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Brussels
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145 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first impression of the hotel is very positive: it has a nice lobby, a lovely garden with a small swimming pool. The decoration is pleasant. Our first room was however a shock: tiny, (2 people with a suit case each do not fit) and gloomy. After a discussion with the front desk, we were given a better and bigger... More 

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São Paulo
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109 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This is really a lovely hotel. The rooms are comfortable, nice AC, bathroom is a bit small but functional. The pool area is very nice, well stocked bar with excellent caipirinhas. The food at the restaurant is top notch. It is important to state that the hotel is not on the beach front, but a 3 minute walk to the... More 

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Salvador, BA
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I visited This Hotel in May, The room was very clean and had a lovely veranda over looking the swimming pool, you could open the doors and allow the brease to blow into the room from the veranda at night, (on the first floor). the food was excellent and more than enough. The beach was just a 5 minute walk... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Very good location for beach and main street. The staff were all lovely and many spoke English . Nothing was too much trouble. The breakfasts were superb with everything you could wish for ,including individually cooked items. We ate in the hotel in the evening several times and really enjoyed the meals, although the restaurant was often empty,maybe because of... More 

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Thank Carol H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

This place is excellent for a grand event. I came here for a friend's wedding and had a tremendously positive surprise: lots of room to put together the altar and chairs, additional room for round tables and a beautiful decoration. The wedding had around 150 people who enjoyed themselves eating, drinking and dancing. The hotel catered the food and beverage... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I stayed at Refúgio da Vila for Easter with my daughter and her nanny. I was quite impressed with the overall décor, specially the lobby and pool area. Breakfast is wonderful, full of different varieties of bread, cake, juices and fruit. I could not taste it all in 5 days. There is a small play area for kids inside and... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights in this beautiful hotel and loved every bit of it. It was beautifully decorated, quite and peaceful. The breakfast was excellent with great choices of food and all staff were super nice. I'm not a fan of hotel pools but this was lovely. Praia do forte is a very small place anyway and the hotel is... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Stayed there during Carnaval... The hotel was very full! We booked the Standard room, and it was super tiny! Service was okay. Food was really good (try the shrimp in the coconut). Way too many children (especially for a "Roteiros do Charme", which I thought should be for couples only). Price was quite expensive, but also because it was Carnaval....... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at this hotel for 4 days about two years ago. I remember how beautiful it is and staff very friendly. Close to the beach but not right next to it. I remember wifi could have been better but who needs wifi when in paradise? Awesome swimming pool also. I just thought it was a bit pricy but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The resort is as billed: very clean and well decorated. Rooms are spacious and nice. Loved that they offer personal hammocks for your balcony! Nice pool that is good to go to before or after the beach. Do try the restaurant, it's excellent, especially the house specialty, which is some shrimp served in a mild coconut curry... absolutely amazing.... The... More 

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