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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This hotel is massive so if you like to be recognised or like personal service avoid. Rooms are outdated but basic, towels thin and old, bed hard with pathetic pillows, shower ok, toilet in a cupboard with no windows or ventilation. Wardrobe just has a beaded curtain and smelt of damp. The terrace has plastic chairs and table and no...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As the title says our second time here. A Thompsons package deal started poorly with a tired aircraft that certainly needs work internally with many seats that would not stay upright. However on to the good stuff. Staff at this hotel are superb, all that I met anyway. Bright, cheerful and happy to help. Food in the buffet restaurant is...

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2Thank Mick H
Darlaston, West Midlands, England
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from a well deserved 11 night break at the Riu Karamboa. I read many of the reviews before going out but still went with an open mind as a comparison with an European 5 star would be unfair as this is an emerging coastal African set of islands. The arrival was fairly smooth the reception staff worked quickly...

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2Thank Wendell D
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Put us on the 3rd floor l requested a low floor for our 83 yr old in law,however after a word to reception the next day it was sorted , the rest of the holiday was excellent the place is kept very clean that's all areas The staff are both friendly and helpful,the food we found was very good,plentiful and...

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2Thank Brian L
Warrington Cheshire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our 3rd stay at the Karamboa. We always go in November. As last year they put us on the top floor, I emailed the hotel a couple of days before our visit asking if we could have a ground floor room. We got that and also an upgrade to a suite which was nice. Unfortunately there was a...

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Pontefract
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm a bit late writing this review. We went in June of this yr in the week that they closed the main section of the pool. Obviously we were massively disappointed with this as we had booked this hotel based on the pool. That aside, i was still disappointed. It isn't a 5 star, i would say 4 at best....

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have only been here one day and to our shock we have already been robbed. We thought we were paying good money to stay in a nice safe hotel but we were wrong. We left our cash in our room thinking it would be safe and that we could trust the cleaners, but no. Over £1000 cash was taken...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I returned on Thursday night 1/12/16 at 10:30 and had rebooked at 8:30 Friday morning ,I was very nervous reading all the bad reviews on here before we went and honestly thought we had made a booking mistake ..... How wrong could I have been I don't know where these people stayed but it wasn't at the...

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are lots of reviews in details about the hotel so I'm only going to state a couple of points that I think you should know. The island is very underdeveloped so don't go if you like lots of sightseeing/trips (though the quad biking is recommended.). The hotel is clean and well maintained but again, dont expect five star luxury....

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Have just had a week here with my husband. The hotel is spotlessly clean and the staff are very friendly. The food in the main buffet restaurant is a bit repetitive but there is plenty to choose from. The rooms look a little tired but again are very clean and the beds were very comfortable. The entertainment of an evening...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the island Boavista in the Cape Verde Islands. 2-Storey main building and 3-storey annexes. Situated on the beachfront. Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach. 7 Km to Sal Rei. 1,5 Km from the airport. Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

Address: Lote HO 1, Urb. Morrinho de Baguincho | Praia de Salines, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Boa Vista
Price Range: $174 - $431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clubhotel Riu Karamboa 4*
Number of rooms: 750
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Also Known As:
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Hotel Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Cape Verde/Boa Vista
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Boa Vista
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Boa Vista
#3 Spa Hotel in Boa Vista
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Boa Vista
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“Turn right on the beach and a 10 min walk will get you to calmer water.”
 of 5 bubbles MickH19, yesterday | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors offer better views”
 of 5 bubbles WendellD143, 2 days ago | Read review
“Best views from 2nd floor if you like climbing a lot of stairs as there are no lifts”
 of 5 bubbles cheshirepen, 2 days ago | Read review
“2,000 odd rooms, we asked to be near pool, which is what we got, lovely place , you would never no that many people were there,”
 of 5 bubbles chrishF4432PA, 6 days ago | Read review
“We were in 1049. Very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Herefordbling, 1 week ago | Read review
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