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Hotel Solar dos Geranios

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stayed here for 3 nights around new years when the city was packed. Rustic place, historic feel, dark wood, simple rooms with simple breakfest. Good value. No Air conditioning (a plus - global warming means fans > AC), spotty wifi (but the town itself has surprisingly little wifi), great staff and great location. I would return.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice old hotel, cheap and old style. It's really just a bit away from the tourist frenzy even if you can hear the music from bars and restaurants on the square. The staff is really nice and helpful, breakfast is great and the place is really charming without being like a museum or a trendy boutique hotel... it's a...

Thank arzklh
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We really loved this place. It's old and so naturally it has it's quirks, but our room was lovely and looked out over the square. The staff were friendly and helpful, and although we don't speak Portuguese we were able to muddle through in Spanglish.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Not speaking Portuguese, arriving at 5AM, we had some confusion with the night staff regarding the room charge. He started calling the police! He eventually called the owner and we were able to come to an agreement (unclear why he didn't call the owner first). It is a lovely hotel, and you can't beat the location. However, being threatened with...

1Thank lesmiserables9
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at this guesthouse for 2 nights in Feb 2015. If you like old historic homes, then this is the place for you. The owners (Margarida and Stefan) restored this old colonial home some years ago now, and it really is a throwback to decades gone by. In terms of location, it's in a really great...

Thank Theo S
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights and enjoyed our stay. Mangarida speaks decent English and was very welcoming. The building is an interesting colonial style that makes you feel like you've travelled back in time. Nice breakfast too with fresh bread, cheese, jams, cake, fruit and freshly made coffee. Good location near to everything you need in Paraty. Just...

Thank JoshS_London
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Very beautiful hotel, perfectly located in the old center. The wodden flor and furniture give it a lot of charm, and the dogs are nice (and more often in the street than in the hotel). The owner is helpful and smiling : it's a perfect place to get into Paraty atmosphere.

Thank Timadviser
Reviewed 3 November 2014

This hotel is not for those looking for a traditional hotel-like environment. It does indeed feature a menagerie of animals in the lobby and the reception area is piled high with paper and many books. Unlike another reviewer here, we found the lobby and the cat to be very charming. The building is a throwback in time, with wonderfully high...

Thank Sarack
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2014

As soon as you walk through the shutter doors you step right into a movie set. The family that runs the hotel are very sweet, the WIFI was solid, the breakfast was great and the location is amazing. A source of entertainment is 'Cafe', the household dog.

Thank Pristine54
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Strangest hotel I've experienced in a long time. When you approach, it's tightly shuttered up, as if the building is abandoned. No lights or lit sign. A knock on the door though, produces a hotel staffer who peeks out, and three loudly barking dogs. The "lobby" was filled with papers and dusty books, and a very grumpy cat. Air conditioning?...

1Thank ChillPhill1

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Additional Information about Hotel Solar dos Geranios

Address: Rua Da Geralda, 4 | Centro, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty > City Center
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Hotel Solar Dos Geranios Paraty, Brazil
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“Rooms on the square are charming but noisy.”
Sarack, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Our room over looked the square, one of its redeeming qualities. If you stay here, try to get one of those.”
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ChillPhill1, 9 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The rooms facing the plaza have a nice view, but be ready to wake up with the sun”
  • Creaky shutters atmospheric lighting in the room
HotelCalifornians, 30 Mar 2012 | Read review
“Get a room overlooking the Piazza.”
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Swissdaffy, 14 Feb 2012 | Read review
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