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“Excellent location but disappointing attitude”

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Hotel Garni Cruzeiro do Sul
Ranked #2 of 23 Trindade B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews
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“Excellent location but disappointing attitude”
Reviewed February 27, 2012

We spent part of our honey moon here and informed the owner we were expecting a baby and looking for a quiet place, which he assured us it was (“a tropical paradise”). However 5 nights out of 10 were completely horrendous as the neighbouring bars (!) played music on stupid volume until early morning. As much as this wasn´t the owners personal fault, he still failed to tell us beforehand we could expect noise and he was also reluctant to do anything about it (in the end we went to the worst culprits ourselves and tried to reason with them). It would have been more honest to tell us there was a party scene and the owner would have gotten the room rented anyway as the whole village was fully booked.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
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wjs48, Owner at Hotel Garni Cruzeiro do Sul, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
What's written is correct, but I told the Swedish lady from the very beginning, that, during CARNAVAL, she wouldn't find any quiet place all over Brazil. I couldn't offer change of rooms as all our apartments go out to the beach from where the noise came. Unfortunately it didn't help, still blaming us for the "bagunça".
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Reviewed November 30, 2010

We absolutely loved our stay with Walter and his family.
He made us feel welcome and comfortable.
We arrived around 3:00 in the afternoon after a long and adventurous drive from Ubatuba, Walter welcomed us quite warmly.

With incredible room choices we wanted the closest connection to the ocean so the second floor room with french doors that open out onto the deck that was only about 30 meters from the ocean was our natural choice. The sounds of the waves pounding into the creamy soft sand lulled you to sleep and gently brushed you to wake.
It was like listening to your favorite music with out having to remember any of the lyrics.

Once walter brought the wine and glasses, we stood on the balcony, looked into each others eyes and knew that we had found our home (the next two days at least).

After an afternoon of hiking to the snorkeling spot and a drink on the beach, we headed back to the hotel for some late afternoon r & r.
The sauna steam trickled out of the wood stove at generously scheduled intervals was welcomed daily between 5-7. After playing in the cool waves on the beach
I had to convince Walter to get the sauna going on the second day but he could appreciate our enthusiam for using all of the wonderful amenities. A quick dip in the pool was a welcome addition to the sauna and drink.

Breakfasts were great on the ocean front deck and the service was warm and welcoming.

We felt we could have easily spent a week there with out getting board. There are lots of beaches, hiking and restaurants to explore and is an easy drive to explore the larger city of Paraty.

I would easily recommend Hotel Garni to anyone who is going there.
I am sure there a cheaper rooms to rent but the location, charm and warmth of Walter's paridise will stick with us for many years until we can make it back there.

Frank & Angela

Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 5, 2010

Trinidade is is a very pretty small resort which is quite simple - no large hotels or restaurants so has avoided mass tourism which we appreciate - it is an old fishing village. The hotel is situated at the entrance to the village right by the sea. It is family owned and everyone did all they could to make our stay extra special - a great Euro Brazilian welcome!
Our room was on the first floor and we could hear the waves during the night which we found very restful.
Delicious breakfast - home made Brazilian cakes, fresh fruit choice of egg dishes.
We would definately recomend it for a few days relaxation.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Garni Cruzeiro do Sul
Address: Avenida Doutor Sobral Pinto, Trindade, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty > Trindade
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Trindade
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The charming Hotel Garni Cruzeiro do Sul is built closest possible to the Atlantic Ocean on Praia de Fora beach, the largest of the 7 beautiful beaches of the ecological sanctuary Trindade.Only about 15 miles from the famous Centro Histórico of Paraty, the hotel, within a tropical paradise in blue and green, is even for visitors of Paraty's numerous cultural events the better option of stay. ... more   less 

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