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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 25 November 2008

I had the pleasure of staying 5 nights at Etnia Pousada and can't wait to go back there again to enjoy the beauty of Trancoso and the gracious hospitality of Andre, Corrado and their superbly trained staff. Both Andre and Corroda are perfectionists who are highly attuned to every detail of their guests' experience. I felt like if I was...

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Framingham, MA
Reviewed 16 November 2008

After spending 3 days in the hectic city of Salvador, arriving in Trancoso and walking through the doors of the Pousada Etnia was like landing in the middle of a photo shoot on a private estate. From the pool and dining area, the landscape and of course the casitas, each in a different world motif and very private, every detail...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 October 2008

My husband and I spent a week at Etnia last September. The location is excellent because is close to the Quadrado with a short walk to the beach access and restaurants. In the same time the hotel is secluded in a gorgious forested lot which is nice when you want some rest and tranquility after a day of beach and...

1Thank zane123
Paris, France
Reviewed 14 September 2008

For all, If you plan to go to Trancoso, you "must" make a stop at Pousada Etnia. You will find a very beautiful place and a very good staff (thanks Andre for your warm wellcome). All is proposed to you to have a great and a peaceful experience. The swimming pool and the garden is very nice (see pictures), the...

Thank scrafic
Reviewed 24 July 2008

Great experience at Pousada Etnia, Trancoso is a very charming place, the pousada has a nice pool, nice rooms, nice staff, great breakfast, and very friendly owner Andre. I highly recommend it, it's wonderful.

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Reviewed 4 April 2008

Based on the positive reviews we had read about Pousada Etnia, we were really looking forward to staying there. However, after our experience there, it seems that many of the reviews are actually based on a very strong marketing machine driven by the international connections of the owners, who are apparently more focused on their VIP or celebrity guests than...

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Etniabrasil, owner and general manager at Etnia Pousada & Boutique, responded to this review

Although we do our utmost to provide our guests with a pleasant stay and to accommodate their needs in the best way we can, we, the management of Etnia Pousada & Boutique, realize it is impossible to please all kinds of people. For this reason, we welcome criticism from our guests and try to resolve any problems that might arise...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2008

Stylish retreat in beautiful Trancoso! Fabulous, caring owners and staff. Especially when I was 'under the weather'! Gorgeous villa. Peace and quiet. Lovely pool. The standard of the food is first class. The breakfast is one of the best I have ever had. Super value for money. Super location. I simply cannot give any negatives at all. You must go....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Internationally known as an oasis in the middle of the jungle and for combining comfort with unique ethnic decoration, Etnia was elected one of Brazil's four best hotels by the prestigious German publisher, Taschen, in the book 'Great Escapes of the World,' which shows a selection of the 90 best hotels around the world. It has also been featured in Hip Hotel's 'Atlas,' in Taschen's 'Great Escapes South America,' in Conde Nast Johansen's 'The Americas Recommended Hotels, Inns, Resorts & Spas' and was the winner of Elle's chic shack awards 2007. Besides getting special coverage in newspapers such as The Sunday Times and The New York Times, Etnia makes part of Andrew Harper's Clud, among others.A Swimming pool with bar and lounge, a 7000m2 garden, secured parking lot, access to the beach (15 minutes walking) and to the town (5 minutes walking), restaurant and boutique are part of the hotel’s structure. In each bungalow, a stained glass window facing a private garden makes the guests feel even more in touch with the local nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Etnia Pousada & Boutique

Address: Avenida Itabela 25, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Porto Seguro > Trancoso
Price Range: $348 - $1,297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Etnia Pousada & Boutique 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Etnia Pousada & Boutique Hotel Trancoso
Etnia Pousada And Boutique
Etnia Pousada & Boutique Trancoso, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Trancoso
#4 Luxury Hotel in Trancoso
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“all rooms have different themes with different decor,”
 of 5 bubbles Helen189117, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Splurge for a master suite, especially the Gipsy!”
  • Gipsy room
 of 5 bubbles michellekP8935DS, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Loved the Mediterraneo suite - white and blue decor, very fresh and beachy.”
 of 5 bubbles Sandrita11, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We've stayed at the Marrakech Room. Lovely!! ;-)”
  • Marrakech Suite
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 of 5 bubbles Operatica, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“Each room has a different layout. May want to request a quite room further away from the neighboring school.”
  • Kyoto room bed
  • Kyoto room stairs to bathroom
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  • Balcony
  • Kyoto room
 of 5 bubbles senator_traveller, 16 Mar 2014 | Read review
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