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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This simple but delightful hotel is centrally situated in Mindelo. All rooms are different and very clean. The rooms with harbour/seaview are lovely. These rooms all have a balcony with comfortable chairs. Take the rooms with a third bed (the suites), a little more expensive but they are spacy and give you the opportunity to escape the very wobbly matrass... More 

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Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Stayed one night on route to Santo Antao, the reception staff were nice & friendly, suggested where we could have an evening meal nearby. Early breakfast was no problem, ideal location only a 5-10 minute walk to the ferry terminal, we were catching the 8am ferry over to the other island. The rooms were basic but clean, nice view over... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

first night NO hot water to give kids a bath. 1 sheet that was too small on the bed. . the owner is a sheister. the best thing about this place is the girl who serves the breakfast and does the laundry service. she was very nice . without her this place would crumble. and it should

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Shanghai
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74 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Perched on a hill overlooking the harbor and ferry terminal, this is a nicely located yet basic accommodation. Suites contain a double bed in the front room which faces the water, a single bed in the dark back room, and a spacious balcony. Nothing fancy but comfortable and clean. It is easy walking distance to the center of town and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2014

The hotel has lovely views overlooking Mindelo's harbour and the hills in the distance and up a short hill from the coast. The room was fine. It had the feel of a traveller's place rather than a holiday hotel. Like many places in Sao Vicente, French is useful as it more widely spoken than English and signs are more likely... More 

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We found the hotel not very charming and a bit expensive for the services offered. The view is beautiful, but as there is no separations between balconies, you don't have much privacy: your neighbors can peep directly in your room from their balcony. Breakfast was decent but nothing exceptional. Following a lot of good reviews and the advice from our... More 

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Switzerland
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128 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We have spent 1 night there before leaving early to get the ferry to Santo Antao. The room was simple and a little bit small but clean. We didn't have the view, one window was on the internal patio (with a neighbor smoking in front of it...) and the other window was directly on another building. As we were there... More 

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London
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171 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Good budget option, well-located for catching boat to santo antao. Decent breakfast by low cape verdian standards. Good service, but some challenges getting by in english (cape verde seems to get increasingly francofile as one moves west). Good service. Not far from centre of town.

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Paris, France
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118 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2011

The location is quite nice, outside the noise of the city centre but still within walking distance. The residency lacks any charm, both at the building and room levels, but there are some nice touches here and there: patio for the breakfast (which is quite poor itself) or the individual terraces for front facing rooms. As is customary in this... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2009

We booked the "Jenny " through the internet ,after looking at the excellent pictures on its website. A wonderfull location over looking the porto grande of mindelo bay. Five minutes from the Sao Antao ferry and near to a good restaurant with live music in the evenings. We found all the staff very friendly and always ready to help in... More 

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Address: Alto Sao Nicolau, Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Sao Vicente > Mindelo
Price Range: $58 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Residencial Jenny 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Harbour view”
 of 5 bubbles JandPDavies, 5 Apr 2014 | Read review
“If you stay more than 1 night, it would be worth asking for a room with the bay view.”
 of 5 bubbles Chris77CH, 1 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Nice views that are worth paying for if you are not just in transit”
 of 5 bubbles ExphilipX, 6 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Depending on the season, better pay for A/C option”
 of 5 bubbles ThomasM341, 7 Sep 2011 | Read review
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