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Aveiro, Portugal
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

We stayed in this Pousada for 10 days last December. Originally we made a reservation for Pousada Praia dos Milagres, but we didn't like the location of that one and Patricia (the owner of both Pousadas) suggested that we move to Alto Astral, which is just in the center of Olinda. We choose one of the rooms on the top... More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

This colorful pousada is located in the center of olinda, carnival theme is predominant and the atmosphere looks very typical. The room, although small, was comfortable e the wifi working well; but we noticed not all the bedrooms had windows facing outside. Breakfast should be improved: mainly fried and heavy food and the choice quite limited. Nobody at the reception... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

Olinda is one of Brazil's historical tourist spots, visited my many. This Pousada is clearly one of the best, if not the best location in town. It is well positioned at the key crossroads for street activity and entertainment and a short, but sometimes severe uphill walk to see the main square, churches and monasteries with the spectacular view of... More 

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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

We arrived there following the recommendation of a tour guide from the city. We were surprised by such a lovely, well-decorated and comfortable place with affordable price. We stayed in a top-floor suite with a great view to the pool area and the garden. The room is big, with a comfortable bed, but it could be better well-lit and the... More 

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Sao Luis, MA
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

I arrived here with no high expectations and got exactly what I was hoping to. Rooms are ok, small bathroom, narrow corridors. Staff is friendly and helpful. Wifi doesn't work at all. I stayed in a first floor room and just couldn't sleep because of the noise from the street and from downstairs - clients are sometimes not friendly and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 2 May 2015

We looked at different hotels when we arrived and couldn't have hoped to find a better place. The hotel is beautifully decorated with various random colorful art pieces which fits well with Olinda. We stayed on the top floor in a nice clean room, also well decorated, with a large shared balcony on one end with hammock and sofas, and... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

The staff is very slow...my check in took 30 minutes because the receptionist was not able to calculate the total price for the package of 2 nights. I was a bit disappointed with the breakfast without variety and not really fresh. Wifi just don't work out of lounge. The quality of the stuffs in the bed and the cleaning is... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

What I especially liked about the hotel was the friendly staff, especially at breakfast. I also loved the garden and the unique decoration both in the room and around the hotel. Brazilian breakfast specialities are served at breakfast along with fresh fruit and juices. Some improvement in cleanliness perhaps, or I got that impression due to an unpleasant smell in... More 

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Burlington, New Jersey
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

My stay was pleasant here. Although i don't speak Portuguese, the staff was very kind and willing to communicate despite the language barrier. The breakfast was very good and the art work is very comforting and unique. The staff was also very attentive and the rooms were cleaned everyday. There were also Suites that looked very nice. Nice People. Nice... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

Loved our stay in Olinda (1 night only) Full of character, quirky art from the Carnivals in Brazil / Olinda Reception staff had limited English but we got there in the end with checking in. Breakfast - plenty of it, and one of the ladies serving us was full of smiles and very welcoming. Rooms all uniquely different, and plenty... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
come visit our cozy guesthouse, you will be warmly welcomed, is located in the heart of Olinda, near the four corners, very colorful and cheerful, with accommodations of various categories, a beautiful and delicious breakfast and a play area for all your family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Alto Astral

Address: Rua Treze de Maio n. 305 | Near Quatro Cantos de Olinda, Olinda, State of Pernambuco 53020-170, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Pernambuco > Olinda
Price Range: £32 - £44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Top floor rooms are great, but you'll need to climb a few stairs. We loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles PauloMaria, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“External rooms or suites”
 of 5 bubbles DutyFreeArrivals, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Top floor really room.”
 of 5 bubbles DoltCrow, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I suggest getting the room on the top floor, there are only two rooms there and the view is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Phils_TA_Reviews, 1 May 2015 | Read review
“One that is at the back so you have the view over the garden / pool”
 of 5 bubbles Jenners13, 12 Nov 2014 | Read review
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