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Terraco das Quitandas

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Columbus, Georgia
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This guest house was quite comfortable and definitely offers up a place with a lot of character. Owners have furnished the property with items they have purchased in their travels and the host/manager, Antonio, is a delightful guy. We were in the room on the top floor, #3 with a private rooftop terrace. The breeze was very nice but we...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This place goes down as one of the most amazing experiences we have ever had in a hotel/b&b. We came here during the slow season where we were actually the only ones staying there and because of this it added an experience like no other as we basically had the whole place to ourselves! If you're a history lover like...

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We came to Ilha de Mozambique as our first stop in a 17 day tour of Northern Mozambique. We had yet to be acclimatised to life in this area. We were expecting a town not too dissimilar to Stone Town in Zanzibar. We found a 'town' mostly in ruins or buildings in a really poor stated of affairs. What really...

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Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We were looking for a unique hotel in a good location close to restaurants that was clean, comfortable and offered good value for money. We were pleasantly surprised and we found almost exactly what we were after. We also found it to be very safe and would definitely go back if we were in the area again.

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Lusaka
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Opened only c. 2 years ago but having taken 9 years in its construction, this upmarket B&B lies in the old part of Stone Town, close to the Museum and Fort, and in easy walking distance of several nice restaurants. It is one of the rebuilt old houses which adds to its quirky character and unique arrangement of rooms. Each...

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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Overall I enjoyed staying here, was my first time in the Island and admittedly this place had a fantastic view, in a (even more) quiet area. Nice room decoration, proximity to a couple restaurants and very friendly staff. That said, value for money also counts and in this department a few things could be improved: -Wifi , other places in...

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Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 9 January 2015

I've visited the Ilha de Moçambique last year and choose this guest house as the key point to relax and have fun. The location in the Island is great, near the Museum and close to the fortress and the Ponte Alfandega (which has a usable beach), also different restaurants are very close. The check in was perfect, easy and confortable,...

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Mozambique
Reviewed 4 September 2014

After living in Mozambique for 4 years we wanted to stay somewhere special for our last trip to Ilha de Mocambique so we chose this hotel. The location is beautiful and the rooms are decorated with interesting and exotic touches but we were disappointed that the room we were given was not one of the nicer ones even though we...

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Reviewed 24 July 2014

We took our Peace Corps volunteer son here for a few days' break and were delighted with Terraco. There are spectacular views of the ocean, full breakfast, exquisitely decorated rooms -- each with its own particular take on Indian and African art. There are not many rooms--we felt we had the run of the place. The manager was especially gracious....

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 June 2014

I can't imagine a better place to stay on Ilha de Mozambique. This beautifully restored historic building offers wonderful rooms with unique decor in every space -- lots of little nooks and places to chill out. The rooftop offers the perfect vantage point to watch the sunset. This island is so small, location doesn't really matter, but TdQ is just...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the image of the Island itself, Terraço das Quitandas is a guest house whose architecture and decoration are translated into a mix of details that link the East to Europe, and welcomes with great simplicity and tradition, allowing a unique experience of living with a remote but still present past. The aim of Terraço das Quitandas is that its guests enjoy all of this unique infrastructure based on the concept of a well differentiated and inimitable well serve and receive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Terraco das Quitandas

Address: Rua da Republica 26 | Bairro do Museu, Nampula 3100, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Nampula Province > Nampula
Price Range: RM570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Our room #3 was really nice and located at the best spot right by the veranda.”
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TheCanadianNavigator, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms on the first and top floor will have more light and better views”
k9todd, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Upper floor front”
  • Upper floor view with hammock
  • View of restaurant from upper room
cataractophile, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room 6 is a great family room, room 5 has an amazing bathtub, appoint to these rooms!”
130RicardoM130, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room two has two beds and a sitting area suitable for the raj. Room three is a penthouse with its own staircase.”
susanhO8756QL, 24 Jul 2014 | Read review
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