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Pousada Sossego Do Cantinho

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Rua Principal, 02, Barreirinhas, State of Maranhao 65590-000, Brazil
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the places my family and I stayed during our 4 week trip to Brasil this was the best pousada by far!!!! Michael and his wife Josiane made us feel at home and welcome from the first minute! The pousada is extremely lovely, every little detail was thought through. Our room was spacious, spotless and very nicely decorated. Michael... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a double room with terrace and hammock with view into the beautiful garden and to the river. Excellent comfort,, very good breakfast and dinner is offered by the hosts. Michael and Josiane a very welcoming and caring for their guests. The organize the tours, bring you to the nearby village and they even got us from the airpot... More 

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Klosterneuburg, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunatelly we spent only 1 night at this gorgeous pousada. There are only 4 beautiful cottages in a lovely, calm garden. Rooms are tastfully equipped with all amenities. Swiss owner Michael is extremly friendly & helpful- organized our trip to Laguna Bonita and a boat trip next day within minutes. Meals are excellent, so it doesn´t make much sense to... More 

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Dongguan, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I've been there 10 years ago. It was very, really wild. Thus, we got regular meals (hehehe) and a perfect interaction with local people, including owners. barely had light at night. Now, all renewed and well kept. Unfortunately places improve. and lucky us if they keep the wild spirit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a great pousada, one of the best I ever stayed at. The rooms are large, the beds comfortable, and the food is superb. As other reviewers have said, the food here is possibly better than most of the other options in town. They are at a good price range also. The owners (Michael and Josiane) are great people... More 

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Small, intimate Pousada with only four rooms situated on the banks of the River Preguica. Accomodations leave nothing to be desired, rooms are beautifully decorated, impeccably clean, large and comfortable, with a hammock on the front porch to enjoy the tropical setting. Michael, the Swiss owner, is there to pick you up upon arrival in Barreirinhas to whisk you by... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

He's a swiss who settled in Brazil some 15 years ago. So he knows English, Portuguese, German and maybe more languages and that really helps. When you get off the bus from Sao Luis, Michael is there with his speed boat to pick you up at the river front. And then he zips you through the waters to his pousada.... More 

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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is a simply marvelous place on the "other side" of the Rio Preguiça in Barrerinhas (MA). Situated between the "main road" (a loose sand piste between the two ferries and leading to the Lençóis Maranhenes) and the river is a hadful of small houses together with the main building. Rooms are large, very large bathroom, effective A/C, everything spotlessly... More 

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Campinas, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at this beautyfull Pousada. The owners are very helpfull and can arrange trips to the various sites to see. The rooms were extremely clean and well maintained. We saw several other pousadas in town which are in a noisy unpleasant place. Here its totally the contrary, the surrounding is very quiet and a small paradise.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We loved it here! Barreirinhas isn't very nice overall, but this is a little piece of beauty, peace, and comfort in the middle of it all. You have to take a boat to get over to the center of town (which is an adventure in itself - my kids loved going on the speedboat with Micael (and he took us... More 

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