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Refugio da Vila

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Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

This place is excellent for a grand event. I came here for a friend's wedding and had a tremendously positive surprise: lots of room to put together the altar and chairs, additional room for round tables and a beautiful decoration. The wedding had around 150 people who enjoyed themselves eating, drinking and dancing. The hotel catered the food and beverage...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I stayed at Refúgio da Vila for Easter with my daughter and her nanny. I was quite impressed with the overall décor, specially the lobby and pool area. Breakfast is wonderful, full of different varieties of bread, cake, juices and fruit. I could not taste it all in 5 days. There is a small play area for kids inside and...

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1Thank TAINAMM
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights in this beautiful hotel and loved every bit of it. It was beautifully decorated, quite and peaceful. The breakfast was excellent with great choices of food and all staff were super nice. I'm not a fan of hotel pools but this was lovely. Praia do forte is a very small place anyway and the hotel is...

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2Thank DSS_Willow
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Stayed there during Carnaval... The hotel was very full! We booked the Standard room, and it was super tiny! Service was okay. Food was really good (try the shrimp in the coconut). Way too many children (especially for a "Roteiros do Charme", which I thought should be for couples only). Price was quite expensive, but also because it was Carnaval.......

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at this hotel for 4 days about two years ago. I remember how beautiful it is and staff very friendly. Close to the beach but not right next to it. I remember wifi could have been better but who needs wifi when in paradise? Awesome swimming pool also. I just thought it was a bit pricy but...

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2Thank Alin P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 7 November 2014

The resort is as billed: very clean and well decorated. Rooms are spacious and nice. Loved that they offer personal hammocks for your balcony! Nice pool that is good to go to before or after the beach. Do try the restaurant, it's excellent, especially the house specialty, which is some shrimp served in a mild coconut curry... absolutely amazing.... The...

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1Thank TheButter
Klosters, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I was Told PdF was the place to visit outside Salvador. I don't know about the other beach areas near Salvador but this was disappointing. Very Small beach, half of which is shut off as a turtle sanctuary. Nice shops full of stuff you don't really need. The Refugio is close to the beach but that has its drawbacks as...

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Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

There's not much of a price difference between this hotel and others in the area, despite it being miles ahead in terms of quality. The staff at the front desk were exceptionally friendly and helpful, gave detailed answers to queries, and some of them spoke fluent English (a rare thing in that region of Brazil, even at hotels closer to...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Visited Refugio da Vila for a night during a visit to Bahia for the WC. We arrived before the check out time due to an early flight and were greeted by a lady who I assumed was the general manager, who made us feel comfortable and welcome (invited to the breakfast area, and offered to store our bags). The breakfast...

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Reviewed 20 June 2014

We stayed at refugio da vila at praia do forte during world cup , hotel is very nice and service is excelent .All staff even if busy was very friendly and helpfull...swimming pool is also nice , not to big but enough for hotel size.Restaurant and breakfast were of good quality and variety , recomend the shrimps on coconut .

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Refugio da Vila

Address: Loteamento Aldeia dos Pescadores | Lotes 6, 7, 8 -Quadra 39, Praia do Forte, State of Bahia, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Praia do Forte
Price Range: €150 - €736 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Refugio da Vila 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Refugio Da Vila Praia Do Forte, Brazil - Bahia
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#1 Family Hotel in Praia do Forte
#3 Romantic Hotel in Praia do Forte
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“Todo o hotel parece excelente, não há grandes problemas em escolher qualquer quarto ali.”
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“I think first floor is better, so you can sleep with the veranda doors open and have a nice brease blowing in your room”
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“Try to get a room facing the pool”
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“Choose a room far from the pool, `cos it can be very noise in high season (we`ve been there in low season and we could heard some noise)...”
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