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Pousada Morro do Forte
Ranked #14 of 262 Specialty Lodging in Paraty
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Odijk, Holland
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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“Best View! great Pousada”
Reviewed July 13, 2009

The Morro do Forte is a great pousada up the Hill in Paraty. It is a short 10 minute walk to the Historic centre.
The Rooms are spacious and clean. The view from the rooms is great. The view from the breakfast lounge is simply the best there is.
The nr 10 room will get a bit moist when it is raining a lot.
The staff is very helpfull. They speak english, spanish and german.
Paraty is great, it is safe to walk from the historic centre to the Pousada at night.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
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perth
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Reviewed April 24, 2009

We stayed here for a week with our 15-month old - it was brilliant! Incredible views over this beautiful part of the world, unbelievably delicious breakfast, nice pool, quiet and friendly atmosphere. The rooms were pleasant with lovely balconies. The room by the pool was especially nice (although no balcony). The hotel is an easy 15-minute walk into the old town and a 5-minute walk to lovely beaches. Kid-friendly. We can't recommend it highly enough!

  • Stayed December 2008, traveled with family
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Minneapolis
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2008

We had a six night stay at this pousada. I think it's a well-priced place, as there are several pousadas in town that charge more, and the cheaper ones didn't look so hot from the outside.

The view is fantastic; their website doesn't do it justice!

We also found the afternoon staff, Marcia, very helpful in setting up tours. We went horseback riding and a four-hour escuna tour through her and really enjoyed ourselves. In addition, she speaks fluent English, a huge plus.

  • Liked — The look of it, the views
  • Disliked — The door to our room stuck, hard to open
  • Stayed August 2008, traveled as a couple
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Fish hoek
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed April 22, 2008

We spent 4 nights at Pousada Morro do Forte and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Paraty was the highlight of our 3 week trip to Brazil. We found the pousada to be in a quiet peaceful location away from the noise of the old town but not too far to walk home after a meal out at night. The pousada was clean, the room airy and bright, the view superb and the breakfast was outstanding. The service was relaxed and friendly, the staff always ready to assist. We appreciated their policy of booking tours for you without charging extra commission. Altogether a great stay.

Stayed March 2008
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 18, 2008

We stayed at the Pousada Morro do Forte for one week, it really is perfectly located 5 minutes walk downhill to the town center, its not a very big town and getting around on foot is the best option.

It offers comfortable accommadation with air-conditioning, TV, fridge, small pool, hammock and balconies with sea views or of the town, its location allows you to see the true lush green of the sourrounding area.

Though this is generally more expensive than other places in Paraty it does offer a great location and fabulous views, we spent many nights relaxing on the hammocks and enjoying our cold drinks.

Highly recommended!

  • Liked — Location, views and comfort
  • Disliked — same breakfast over and over...
  • Stayed February 2008, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Pousada Morro do Forte

Property: Pousada Morro do Forte
Address: Rua Orlando Carpinelli | Pontal, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 262 Specialty Lodging in Paraty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pousada Morro do Forte 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The best panoramic view of the city, a 5 minutes walk from the Historical Center. Windows and verandas build the frame of the unforgettable landscape made of old residences and churches of the little historical city. We can see the sea of Paraty's Bay invading its streets of stones and further away, the mountains are surrounded and wrapped up by the green of the Rain Forest. Therefore, you can appreciate thie magnificient frame from inside your apartment, with all the confort necessary for a pleasant journey. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Forte Paraty
Paraty Forte
Pousada Morro Do Forte Paraty, Brazil

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