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Pousada do Sandi

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New Jersey
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights in Pousada do Sandi. The hotel is located in the historic district (taxis will stop about 100 meters from the hotel) of Paraty. We were in room 212 (after we moved from a room in which the A/C was not working). The room was large, nicely decorated with a great bathroom. The hotel is decorated with... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This spot was the highlight of our brief visit to Brazil. Loved the generous breakfast with Brazilian fruit and pastries, the colourful lobby and common areas filled with antiques and local history, and enjoyed our quiet and private bedroom. Will send friends here without a doubt.

Thank Stephan T
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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100 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

It is an old characteristic building in the historic centre of the town. The Pousada is very nicely decorated and it has a lot of potential to be the best Pousada of the town. The staff are very friendly and the service is excellent. The breakfast is served in a very nice restaurant and has a lot of variety. Some... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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96 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is right in the historic centre of town in an old building which is very nicely decorated. The fact that it is an old building is also a problem: there are many mosquitos! There is no glass in the windows and mosquitos can peep in very easily. It would be very very good if there were mosquito screens... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2016

excellent and promp help since the time you arrive at the car park all the way to recommend extra trips, places to go, in house best breakfast ever, plenty of room for a chat, relaxation, couple of spots for a beer or two or a glass of wine, quiet, close to everything. Nice atmosphere!!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Loved this hotel for many reasons - bright and quirky decor which gives even more character to the building which is beautiful in its own right. Friendly, attentive staff, fabulous room with balcony looking over a quiet garden area, tasty breakfast and fantastic location for Paraty old town. Had great fun watching the tiny monkeys frolicking in the garden area... More 

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PousadadoSandi, Gerente at Pousada do Sandi, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your lovely comment about Pousada do Sandi. We are pleased to hear that you loved your stay with us. We are waiting you for another visit :) Best regards, Pousada do Sandi. More 

San Jose, CA (95124)
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Great location in the historic center, friendly staff and comical marmosets! While this pousada is a little worn, the cheery colors, art, staff and comfy rooms were great for our family. My daughter would have liked vegan options at breakfast.

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PousadadoSandi, Gerente geral at Pousada do Sandi, responded to this review

Hello Mr. Unruhly, We appreciate your comments about the Pousada do Sandi. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for pointing out such lovely details. About the furniture and decor, we are always looking for change them in order to renew our spaces. We are expecting you and your family for another visit. Best regards, Pousada do... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

A beautiful little guest house, in a beautiful small town, full of character and personality. Hotel staff were very friendly. Cobbled streets make getting around fun but tricky. A gorgeous beach just 5mins away. There is also an amazing Gelato store right across from the hotel. A must stay whilst in Brazil.

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PousadadoSandi, Gerente geral at Pousada do Sandi, responded to this review

Dear Alexander, Thank you for your comments about Pousada do Sandi. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for pointing out such lovely details. We are expecting you for another visit Best regards, Pousada do Sandi More 

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91 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

We wanted to crash out in the heart of this historic small town and the Pousada do Sandi met expectations. A small lobby area off the cobbled streets leads into a downstairs lounge. Reception was courteous and efficient. We were assigned a ground floor room which was not large but faced in to the courtyard and avoided the street noise... More 

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PousadadoSandi, Gerente at Pousada do Sandi, responded to this review

Hello Dear Terry, Thank you for your comments about Pousada do Sandi and our restaurant, Pippo. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for pointing out such lovely details. About the wardrobe, we already informed the responsible for it and providences will be taken. We are waiting you for another visit :) Best... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Pousada do Sandi is a nice hotel in a good location. The front of desk staff are very helpful and friendly (in particular, they were helpful in helping us to arrange our transfer to and from Paraty to Rio and Ilha Grande). The bar and the foyer is also nicely decorated. These are the only positives we have for the... More 

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PousadadoSandi, Gerente at Pousada do Sandi, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments about your stay with us. We are always trying to improve our service and make a good experience for our guests. We apologize for the bad things that happened during your stay with us, is good to hear those comments, so we can change what is not good and what can be improved. We... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It is impossible to think of the historical center of Paraty without mentioning Pousada do Sandi, or Sandi's Lodge. Located in one of the most important historical building sites in Paraty, Pousada do Sandi is a reference in town. Known worldwide for its rich colonial architecture, Paraty's historical center is remarkable. The building that shelters Pousada do Sandi is a city picture postcard. We offer our guests: Sauna, Captain's bar (Pub), Game room, Cable TV and 300 titles of DVDs, Business center, Breakfast, Room Service, Private Parking, SPA All our rooms have conditioned air, telephone, TV, video, safe, minibar, private bathroom, the double beds are king-size. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada do Sandi

Address: Largo do Rosario, 01, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Price Range: $175 - $386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Pousada do Sandi 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Ask for a courtyard room for a quieter stay (and to play with the mini monkeys)”
 of 5 bubbles StephanT505, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“fisrt floor or l2 quiet, ground floor rooms may be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles jrosa10, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room 202 which has a king bed and a balcony facing into the garden. Lovely. The only downside is that we were directly across from the staff laundry/supplies room and we could hear them talking at times. I might recommend the room on the end, Room 201, which is an end room and a bit farther away. Not sure if it has a king bed.”
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 of 5 bubbles ReneeR330, 20 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Choose another hotel even if you have to pay a bit more.”
 of 5 bubbles 11042013a, 18 Dec 2014 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor and had no problems! Would have lived to see some of the other rooms! Look out the window and see if there is renovations going on....if so ask to move for noise level!”
 of 5 bubbles MissWisconsin, 29 Nov 2014 | Read review
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