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El Gordo

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Belo Horizonte Brasil
Reviewed 24 December 2011

It's located at Quadrado, the main place of Trancoso. You are close to the beach (10 minutes walking). as well as to the most of the restaurants. We stayed in one room close to the entrance, reception and pool, so we were accompanied by a lot of noise. And that with just than two or three more rooms with guests....

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 22 February 2011

Its one of the best locations in the quadrado, very good views of the sea. Rooms are average, definitely overpriced and the ones on top are very noisy. The ones down (9 and 10) have amazing views but as they are in the jungle you can have all sort of animals inside. Internet in the rooms is through cable but...

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Brasil
Reviewed 12 January 2011

Cool, beautiful, design hotel, in a great location (at "quadrado", where the best restaurants, stores and bars are located). Excellent service and restaurant. European style in the heart of Trancoso.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 January 2011

We stayed at El Gordo last April - super off season - witch I highly recommend for Trancoso. This pousada is great, the staff was helpfull and very friendly - they have an amazing DVD collection for the rainy days. The food, view and location are very good!

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London
Reviewed 25 September 2010

We were staying at Villas de Trancoso so I don't know about the rooms but we ate here and had a nice night. Nothing too special but nice enough. It's a fusion menu which has lots of interesting things on it. I had a shrimp and pumpkin purée that was very nice. It is expensive though. All Trancoso is. It's...

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London
Reviewed 5 July 2009

El Gordo is overpriced to an extend I have not come across ever before. We are a well travelled couple and have stayed in many places around South America as well as other parts of the world. The charge for the rooms compared to the product is out of this world. Service is unfriendly and inflexible. The prices of Food...

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Vicenza, Italy
Reviewed 2 January 2008

one of the best place i've ever been on my traveller life. the perfect dream place.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about El Gordo

Address: Praca Sao Joao 7 | Quadrado, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45810-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Porto Seguro > Trancoso
Price Range: RM810 - RM1,147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Gordo 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
El Gordo Hotel Trancoso
El Gordo Trancoso, Brazil
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Trancoso
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“only few rooms have ocean view. We went during the low season and I can see that during the high season when the quadrado that the hotel faces is busy, it will make the rooms closer to the entrance a bit noisy.”
Ash312, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room number 5 has incredible views form the porch, but if you're a light sleeper the restaurant noise will keep you awake.”
cadi_cunha, 22 Apr 2014 | Read review
“If you do not like steps then you should book a room on the front as the rooms to the rear are set into the hill”
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mimosaSussex, 10 Sep 2012 | Read review
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