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Refugio da Vila

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State of Sao Paulo
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This perfect hotel is a stroll away from the muvuca (party) downtown so that you can relax at the pool or sleep peacefully in complete security and confort OR walk into where the action is. Romantic place with amazing plates... Núbias cocada de forno (oven coconut candy) with tapioca icecream is worth you get the plane just to eat it...

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

the room was not the same we booked on the site,we asked for an explanation on the main desk and they told us:"there are 2 rooms with low fare(100uss/day?? low fare??)if you want an upgrade you have to pay more!!)...we declined of course so we had to stay in a smelly,backdoor,favela-view,1star decorated tinny room!! the road beside the pool was...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The hotel is decorated in a Thai style, such a pity, we are in Brazil. All the dishes have chips, so ugly and neglect impression....There is no safe in the room, you ask for a safe (it is included in the room description and in the price of the room) that never comes (but you get a lot of bla,...

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to return to Bahia after 10 years and opted for Praia do Forte, Refugio da Vila became a natural choice after reading the reviews and exploring the alternatives available The reception was OUTSTANDING - although the flight arrived earlier than expected in Salvador and the transfer didn't present any delay, we were accepted in a early checkin. They...

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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed 6 nights at this hotel over the Easter holiday. We really enjoyed our stay. The pool and gardens are beautiful. We loved the monkeys that came down for breakfast each morning. Swimming in the pool we saw humming birds collecting nectar. You can walk to the local beaches very easily. The Main Street with restaurants and bars etc...

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Very good first impressions when we arrived at this hotel. Beautiful lanterns hanging outside, a nice reception area and a beautifully decorated pool/outdoor area. The reception staff are helpful and they always made sure they had someone who spoke English. The standard double room we had booked was tiny. There was no room to move once we got our 2...

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Brussels
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The first impression of the hotel is very positive: it has a nice lobby, a lovely garden with a small swimming pool. The decoration is pleasant. Our first room was however a shock: tiny, (2 people with a suit case each do not fit) and gloomy. After a discussion with the front desk, we were given a better and bigger...

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São Paulo
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This is really a lovely hotel. The rooms are comfortable, nice AC, bathroom is a bit small but functional. The pool area is very nice, well stocked bar with excellent caipirinhas. The food at the restaurant is top notch. It is important to state that the hotel is not on the beach front, but a 3 minute walk to the...

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Salvador, BA
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I visited This Hotel in May, The room was very clean and had a lovely veranda over looking the swimming pool, you could open the doors and allow the brease to blow into the room from the veranda at night, (on the first floor). the food was excellent and more than enough. The beach was just a 5 minute walk...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Very good location for beach and main street. The staff were all lovely and many spoke English . Nothing was too much trouble. The breakfasts were superb with everything you could wish for ,including individually cooked items. We ate in the hotel in the evening several times and really enjoyed the meals, although the restaurant was often empty,maybe because of...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Additional Information about Refugio da Vila

Address: Loteamento Aldeia dos Pescadores | Lotes 6, 7, 8 -Quadra 39, Praia do Forte, State of Bahia, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Praia do Forte
Price Range: $226 - $1,142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Refugio da Vila 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Todo o hotel parece excelente, não há grandes problemas em escolher qualquer quarto ali.”
 of 5 bubbles Nessa87654321, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think first floor is better, so you can sleep with the veranda doors open and have a nice brease blowing in your room”
 of 5 bubbles johnboybanana123, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Try to get a room facing the pool”
 of 5 bubbles PatriciaS440, 1 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room far from the pool, `cos it can be very noise in high season (we`ve been there in low season and we could heard some noise)...”
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 of 5 bubbles Viviane_Muller, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
“See if they'll upgrade you”
 of 5 bubbles toddy5017, 13 Jun 2011 | Read review
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