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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

I've been a guest of Bambu Pousada during december 2015 with my partner and initially we have planned to stay there for 7 days. The experience was so awful that we decided to leave at the 4th day. I do not even know where to begin. First of all, the bed sheets and the trash were never cleaned from the... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is a nice pousada and, not being a hotel we expected a smaller, more personalized experience, and this is what we got. Distinctive A-frame rooms with a double upstairs and two singles downstairs. Two bathrooms were nice, as were the minibar and the great air conditioning. The welcome was nice and Ivan, the manager, was affability itself. Yes, you... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We stayed here two nights. It is away from the historic center of Paraty (25 minutes walk) which is a problem if you do not have a bicycle or a car. Facilities are OK and the price is fair . The swimming pool is nice. The breakfast room is dark and depressing, the rooms do not have windows (except in... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Definitely off of the beaten path, a bit confusing to find, but was worth the effort. Parking is really scarce, but luckily not a problem for us as we were here during a slower season. Initial greeting was very friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and all front on the pool which is kept clean daily. The pool area is... More 

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Australia
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Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed 5 nights in a loft room in Feb 2015. When arriving at the bus station around 7pm and finding no taxi's we walked. It's far with heavy backpacks. On arrival a lady (no English spoken) grabbed a key and showed us to our room. It was big with good aircon, a small empty fridge, 2 bathrooms, a sofa with... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 3 March 2015

This is a nice little place just on the outside of the main city center. The people/family running it are very friendly and accommodated us. The pool is extremely refreshing after a long day in the heat. The property is clean. You can walk to the main part of the town which took us about 10 minutes and about 30... More 

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Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

We had an excellent stay! The hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating. Very peaceful and clean. PROS: -Very clean and comfortable rooms -excellent swimming pool -top of the line air con -showers cold/warm/hot -Good breakfast CONS: -location requires a taxi or 20 minute walk from town -Only one staff member speaks English (but they are happy to help and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Nice enough hotel with breakfast in a garden overlooking the calm calm river.. Simple hotel with simple rooms. Mosquitoes everywhere in paraty though, so beware... Major quibble is the distance - a good 20-30 minutes walk to the town. In mid-day sun, it can scorch, so lunch was a reluctant affair.. But staff are great and helpful, even if English... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

We are confused - very confused. Me and my family went to Paraty and Pousada Bambu Bamboo - and was very excited - new part of Brazil, new hotel, new exploring for the family. BUT.. We came Thursday afternoon - there was no check in, we just got the key to our room of someone, and then she left. No... More 

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Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

Our room was clean, comfortable, and we loved the pool chairs, pool, sauna, and steam room! The staff were very accommodating, and the breakfast delicious each morning. We especially loved chatting with Ben, the owner, who helped us with everything we needed. Although it is a little walk into town, we thought it went quickly and took you right by... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A modern, comfortable and relaxing pousada close to the Historic Centre of Paraty. Highly respected for providing guests with genuinely friendly and personal service. Twelve comfortable suites (Garden Suites complete with private patios and garden). Superior Loft Suites built on two floors complete with two bathrooms and living area. Aircon, quality linens and original art works come as standard. ... more   less 

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Address: Rua Glauber Rocha no. 9 | Portal das Artes, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Price Range: £47 - £144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Bambu Bamboo 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Pousada Bambu Bamboo Paraty, Brazil
Pousada Bambu Bamboo Hotel Paraty
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#2 Family Hotel in Paraty
#5 Spa Hotel in Paraty
#7 Romantic Hotel in Paraty
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“Some rooms have much more space than others. Ask for the big ones.”
 of 5 bubbles 212pedro757, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 10,11, and 12 all are directly on the pool, 1-6 are upstairs, requiring negotiation of a spiral staircase with your luggage.”
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 of 5 bubbles dancinggoats, 27 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the ground floor to have easy access to the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles TrakDah, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Loft rooms are on the second level of the building, offers a double bed in loft area and can accommodate two single beds plus couch in living area. Garden rooms are smaller and open up onto ground level.”
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 of 5 bubbles SarahK583, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Ask for the Loft rooms (first floor). The ground floor rooms faces the swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles RafaelD872, 5 Aug 2013 | Read review
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