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Etnia Pousada & Boutique

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22/06/2017 23/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Come experience a getaway unlike any other in this hidden gem... large entry doors make any wary traveler wonder what kind of place is hidden behind the Etnia logo, and once buzzed in, you are taken on an immediate journey. Not easy for disabled persons to navigate through, but this pousada is built on a downward slope into what seems...

Thank Eliza_nova
Lagos, Portugal
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Well situated in Trancoso, only a 5-minute walk for the Quadrado, so not noisy, but a 20-minute walk to the beach. The setting is lovely - individual bungalows scattered around a lovely pool, perfect for relaxing. Staff were exceptionally accommodating but not intrusive. Wonderful breakfasts with fresh juices, fruit, cereals, the pastries and cakes made freshly each day.

Thank Helen189117
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My wife, Anna Luiza, and I just came back from two wonderful days in Trancoso. We stayed two nights at Etnia Pousada & Boutique. We give a five stars!!! The room was spacious and very well furnished having even a small balcony, with a table, at the front. The staff was very attentive and courteous catering to all our needs....

Thank Fabio Z
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This Pousada is ideally situated in Trancoso, just a 5-minute walk for the Quadrado (at a sufficient distance to be relatively quiet) and a 20-minute walk from the beach. The setting is lovely with individual bungalows scattered around the property, and there is a very good pool in which to cool off (we actually spent most mornings just relaxing around...

Thank David E
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived perplexed. This was not the Etnia described in and booked through Tablet. With three rooms and the house booked by our group we felt cheated. Where was the beach featured as minutes from our room? The manager could not have handled us better. A welcome and ver strong cocktail on the house and the mystery cleared. Etnia used...

1Thank Vicki A
Brescia, Italy
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Etnia Pousada some years ago during my trip through Bahia region. The Pousada is located close to the quadrato of Trancoso where there are many restaurants and boutiques... The rooms are located in the green, totally involved in the green and not sunny... I loved the pool area... Breakfast was not excellent... Professional team!

Thank Traveller7347
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here a few weeks ago and it was amazing! Beautiful setting with nice spacious rooms surrounding a gorgeous communal area/swimming pool. The owners and staff couldn't have been more helpful and friendly and the atmosphere was relaxed and sociable. Short walk to the beach and main square. My only minor complaint would be the wifi...

Thank hanharv13
Reviewed 22 March 2016

At the recommendation of Conde Nast Traveler, I booked the Gipsy suite at Etnia directly through the hotel. The room was a duplex (an enviable amount of space for a Manhattanite!!) with a separate bathroom area making it perfect for a couple. If you stay at Etnia, try to stay in a master suite - the extra cost is certainly...

2Thank Michelle K
Paris, France
Reviewed 29 January 2016

When I think about a place (and I travel a lot), even before thinking about the decor, the situation, the food or the swimming pool, I remember the people who took care of us there. And in Pousada Etnia, people who will take care of you are all just great. First of all, the owner, André is a very easy-going...

2Thank Anastasia M
Etniabrasil, Owner at Etnia Pousada & Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Anastasia and Dimitri, Great have you at Etnia, i hope see you back some day! Best wishes from a sunny Trancoso Andrè

Reviewed 25 January 2016

class and good taste in every single element.. the location is spectacular..a lovely drop from the road and a slope with vegetation..some very old some new.. the bungalows that have been installed with great care are located such that there is privacy and view... the architecture makes superb use of internal space and all the parts, the floor and the...

1Thank Sumeetbr

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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 | City Center, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Porto Seguro > Trancoso
Price Range: RM1,198 - RM5,039 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Etnia Pousada & Boutique 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Etnia Pousada And Boutique
Etnia Pousada & Boutique Hotel Trancoso
Etnia Pousada & Boutique Trancoso, Brazil
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Trancoso
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“all rooms have different themes with different decor,”
Helen189117, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Splurge for a master suite, especially the Gipsy!”
  • Gipsy room
michellekP8935DS, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Loved the Mediterraneo suite - white and blue decor, very fresh and beachy.”
Sandrita11, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We've stayed at the Marrakech Room. Lovely!! ;-)”
  • Marrakech Suite
  • Seating area of the Suite
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
  • View from room (Kyoto)
  • Balcony
  • Kyoto room
senator_traveller, 16 Mar 2014 | Read review
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