The pousada is more like a hostel than a pousada as you are likely to stay in a room that has up to 8 beds. There is only one bathroom so be prepared to have to wait in a queue to go to the toilet in the morning! However, the pousada itself is very characterful and the lady who looks after it was kind friendly. Breakfast in the morning is served in the kitch and is basic but well prepared. However, they use margarine, not butter. For the money I thought that it would be better condition inside and if I was the owner, who lives in Sao Paulo, not Paranapiacaba, I would seriously consider spending some money on the place. The decoration is also rather odd (lots of Indian-style posters) and my advice would be to have more of an English theme, especially due to the origins of the vila itself. For one night the pousada is ok but I would not like to stay anymore than that due to the bathroom facilities.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Come stay with charm, comfort and quality at an English mansion of the nineteenth century decor with Indian/Oriental style in the Atlantic Florest. The aroma of incense and exotic teas complete the atmosphere "zen" creating an atmosphere of peace , happyness and harmonia. Come meet us and take a delicious tea with us. ... more less
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