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Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I was highly dissapointed by this accomodation. The hotel is old and is in a serious need to be upgraded. We stayed in room 3 . Which was part of a spanish villa type building. The windows and doors are wooded shutters. This is definately not ideal as it makes the room dark and you cant get a view of...

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Raquel R, Marketing manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we have noted your points & are very sorry that you did not feel that the hotel met your expectations & you didn't seem to get a feel for it, as we always try to give the best guest experience.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had a great time at Casa Rex. The staff were friendly and very accommodating. Excellent food, especially the lobster! Perfect getaway, very secluded and quiet. Would definitely stay here again on our next trip.

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Raquel R, Marketing Manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a positive response. We are so pleased that your expectations have been matched & look forward to your next visit!

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The hotel provides spacious rooms split in smaller units in a well kept garden with two swimming pools. Here you are on top of the Indian Ocean and can enjoy a magnificent view over it. But being on the top requires you on the other hand to climb down some stairs to get to the beach. Like everywhere on Africa's...

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Raquel R, Marketing Manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you - glad you were happy with your visit & the location, restaurant & amazing views- next time we can point out some of the other activities in and around the mainland for you as well!

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Casa Rex is a lovely, small, relaxed, unpretentious hotel with super staff and great food. The staff are really friendly and helpful. Our family room was comfortable and opened out onto the lovely lush gardens and amazing views across the sea. The hotel organised two excellent boat trips to the islands too. We felt very well looked after and didn't...

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Raquel R, Marketing manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

Much appreciated. Your review indicates that you really got a feel for our special spot - we hope to see in Vilanculos again & look forward to hosting you again anytime.

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Where can I start. A wonderful hotel with beautiful views. The hotel is a lovely old Portugese style building that has been perfectly positioned on a hill overlooking the bay, looking out to the islands. The rooms are wonderful, light and breezy with sweeping views out over the brilliant blue water. The restaurant, which serves simply exquisite food, along with...

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Raquel R, Marketing Manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

What a perfect review & a true appreciation of the hotel, which makes the staff & management proud! The positioning of the hotel & aesthetic of the spot has not been described as well in a while. It would be our absolute pleasure to host you again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very good value for money. We got a big upstairs room with a great view, nice balcony and nice breeze. Setting is serene and welcoming. They served good food which was very decently priced. They were very helpful in arranging activities for us. They offered free wifi which was helpful, though it would go off sometimes. Special thanks to Jill...

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Raquel R, Marketing Manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay at Casa Rex. The upstairs rooms get some unsurpassable views of the ocean & islands. Great pride is taken over our restaurant & accommodation. Moreover, we are always happy to help with small favors or requests. We do hope you'll be back!

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stayed at Casa Rex for 4 nights at the end of our honeymoon. The hotel is very nice and comfortable. The beach is five minutes away and the view is awesome. The food at Casa Rex Restaurant is delicious and fresh. Staff is very kind and polite. We had the chance to do a tour of of Vilankulos with...

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Raquel R, Marketing Manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

So pleased you were able to end your honeymoon at our small & intimate hotel & your recommendation of all aspects. We hope to see you back here soon!

Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a very nice hotel located very close to the beach. The views are amazing and you won't be disappointed. The restaurant is also quite good, with some amazing seafood to enjoy every day. The staff were very friendly and made the stay enjoyable.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We thought we would only stay at Casa Rex for one night, but we liked it so much that we extended our stay. The room with seaview was perfect and the friendly staff will make stay unforgettable. Thank you so much Casa Rex, you've made our honeymoon extra special!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stayed here for 6 nights in August. The room was lovely and the hotel was perfectly located close to the beach. The best thing about this hotel was the food, prepared to an excellent standard with great variety, and reasonably priced. Would love to go back some day.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As you arrive at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel, you will instantly feel at peace - surrounded by the lush gardens overlooking the turquoise crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Our room types are spacious & comfortable, each with an individual style and breezy perspective of the bay. Wireless internet access is found throughout the hotel for your convenience & for business traffic, we have conference facilities. The lounge and dining area, with custom crafted wood furniture and fittings and large sofas will make you feel right at home.... Casa Rex is renowned for its excellent open air a la carte restaurant, including a magnificent array of fresh seafood dishes and imported wines, many guests like to try the crisp local beer. A range of activities are available from Casa Rex including scuba diving and snorkeling at magnificent world renowned sites. Unbelievable deep sea fishing is most popular here & one has the opportunity to fish multiple areas around and past the islands. Go on an island dhow safari, or visit the islands - Bazaruto, Benguerra, Margaruque & Santa Carolina - by motorized boat. Or try your hand at the exhilarating kite surfing, with kiting safaris for the more experienced. Whale watching is best from August to October, and sunset cruises in traditional dhows a favorite with most holiday-makers . If you want a change from being on and in the water, try horse riding along the beach. Explore the local market, schools and visit the various craft shops for a taste of the local culture. After an active day, relax with Spa treatments from our visiting therapists, sip sundowners on the Casa Rex terrace or refresh yourself in one of our 2 sparkling swimming pools overlooking the harbor - the perfect way to end a day.....or begin one! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts

Address: 17-19 Bairro De Outubro, Vilanculos, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Price Range: $167 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“You can better value at other establishments”
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“I would definitely recommend upstairs over downstairs because of the view, privacy and breeze.”
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“Honeymoon suite has a great view”
 of 5 bubbles stevelA7338VR, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with an unobstructed view”
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“Courtyard rooms are the best being tucked away to the left of the hotel they are secluded, spacious and upstairs has the best views.”
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