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Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Upgraded our room from twin to double, mattress was so uncomfortable had to put sofa bed mattress on top to enable sleep. No toiletries as with other 5* hotels. Only 1 pool not enough sunbeds some days

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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All the recent reviews appear to have it spot on - we enjoyed our week We flew with Thomsons from Birmingham - old 757 with no seat back entertainment - ensure you download a couple of films. We were warned on the outbound that they would have limited duty free on the return as it is a straight turnaround with...

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Wales
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After visiting the Riu Tourag three years ago we decided to visit Boa Vista again and try their sister hotel The Karamboa. Overall I think the Karamboa was the better of the two hotels on all fronts. Most of the previous posts have covered all the aspects of the Hotel and I agree with most of their observations. The flight...

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5Thank Philann
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel very comfortable and exceptionally clean. Food was good although not exceptional, would recommend the Asian restaurant. You don't get wall to wall sunshine in Cape Verde and we had very little actual sun our w/c 14 March 2017 which was a shame. We found pool freezing but could be lack of sun. Beautiful beach but water was rough and...

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2Thank Tina D
England
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have stayed at AI hotels in Europe and the Caribbean so am bound to compare. Felt the Karamboa came up lacking. Large well built hotel in very spacious grounds. The areas left to sand (which I totally get: lack of rain) and the miles of exposed black hosepipe for the established and new planting give this eight year old hotel...

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3Thank HighAird
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just pooped into our local Thompson travel agents to see what was available and ended up booking a week here! The hotel and entire stay was fairly near perfect and we enjoyed it thoroughly so much so were hoping to go back with the family in tow! The hotel is 5 mins from airport and having already had our...

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6Thank Janice M
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just spent a fantastic week in this wonderful group of islands. This was our 4th trip to Cape Verde and first time to the Karamboa hotel. Must say this was the best stay of the 4 times with excellent customer service, great choice of food and lovely facilities. Weather could not have been better and sea quite calm considering slight...

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6Thank DavidN17
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a week at the Karamboa and thought this was one of the best all-inclusive hotels we had stayed at. But to start at the beginning. We flew with Thomsons (not a lot of choice there as I believe they are the only airline flying direct from UK). Small plane but not too uncomfortable. I'm 6' 2" so...

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main reason we picked this hotel was not only for mostly great reviews but also because of the colony of cats living there, and the fact that they are being fed every day and are also getting vet treatment, such as being neutered - what a responsible thing to do. Never mind the few grumpy reviews complaining about the...

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11Thank anna1362017
Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Cape Verde and our first experience of an all inclusive resort. Having read numerous reviews on this site, both good and bad, we went with an open mind. We cannot fault the efficiency of this trip. The Thomson Reps were fantastic, everything went to plan, Our room was spotless, two twin beds making a...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the island Boavista in the Cape Verde Islands. 2-Storey main building and 3-storey annexes. Situated on the beachfront. Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach. 7 Km to Sal Rei. 1,5 Km from the airport. Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

Address: Lote HO 1, Urb. Morrinho de Baguincho | Praia de Boca Salina, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Boa Vista
Price Range: €144 - €271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clubhotel Riu Karamboa 4*
Number of rooms: 750
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Also Known As:
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Hotel Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Cape Verde/Boa Vista
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Boa Vista
#2 Luxury Hotel in Boa Vista
#2 Spa Hotel in Boa Vista
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Boa Vista
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“There are NO lifts anywhere in the hotel. So if you have a buggy/wheelchair ask for a room near the only ramp leading up to the lobby area.”
 of 5 bubbles HighAird, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were upgraded when we got there, 3rd floor room with seaview & lounge area very good.”
 of 5 bubbles BeachLoverSuffolk, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2192 was our room so quiet”
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“Ask your travel agent to email any additional requirements about two weeks before you travel”
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“First or second floor far east or west side, sea facing”
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