Historic Centre B & B + Spa, Paraty

Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Rua João Luís do Rosário, Paraty, Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil

Big, charming apartment, very near the historic centre. Private bathroom, a hammock on the balcony for watching the world go by and a roof terrace for sunbathing, delicious breakfast included, + friendly advice to help you make the most of your stay!

The Space

Our large, charming home is perfectly placed just 20 meters from both the main shopping street and from Paraty's historical town centre, with it's restaurants, art galleries, bars, and frequent cultural events. It's also only a 5 minute walk from the bus station - where we will be happy to meet you, and help carry your bags here.

BEDROOM
Your private room has direct access to a large balcony via the tall, wooden shutters - perfect for keeping the room nice and dark at night, for a good night's sleep.

BATHROOM
It The house has two bathrooms (with hot shower) - yours is just down the corridor. You will be sharing it with a maximum of one other person.

BREAKFAST
We set up the kitchen and the table, all ready for you, and you are free to help yourself to fruit, cereals, bread, spreads, eggs, cheese, milk, yogurt, coffee, tea and sugar, and to cook if you want to. As you are on holiday, please leave the clearing up to us! You are also very welcome to let us know in advance of any special dietary requests.

ROOF, DINING ROOM, LOUNGE, COOKING,
You also are free to use all the communal areas of the flat:

- living room with television and DVD collection

- large kitchen/dining room
(we only provide breakfast, but you are free to use the kitchen for other, seld-catered meals, as well as its equipment and its cooking essentials - oils, butter, spices, salt).

- Roof. Access if from the kitchen, perfect for topping up your tan, or checking out the great view of the town and mountains.

SPA
As an optional extra while you're here, why not pamper yourself - Talluana is a professional holistic massage therapist, trained in India and London, with professional experience in London and Paraty where she works at the local spa; she has a variety of treatments available at the best price in town - from R$60 for an hour's treatment.

WIFI
There is WiFi available but it is not very reliable - you should be able to check emails, book your next place to stay etc., at some point, but it comes and goes and is not available all over the apparment. However, there is a really nice hostel round the corner with WiFi (which also does great drinks and hosts regulalr live music) plus there is a cheap internet cafe next door.

SMOKING POLICY
The flat has outdoor areas (the roof and the balcony) so smokers are welcome to use these, just not inside please.

FESTIVALS AND PRICING
When Paraty hosts big events, prices go up - it's just the way things work here, so please consult the calendar to check the pricing for the time you want. It also contains some information about what's going on: music festivals from jazz and blues to latin, literature, arts and crafts, dance, traditional religious processions....and of course cachaca!

Or click here for more info

http://(email hidden)/calendario.asp

WE HAVE A CAT
We now have a new member of the house - Berimbeu, an adorable kitten (for now). He is very cheeky and playful and causes no problems unless you suffer from cat allergies - which is why I have put this information up

ABOUT THE HOSTS
We are not a couple, just good friends who run this place together. Therefore please do not be surprised if it is just one of us hosting you. We might both be there, but often one or the other of us is away.

We also have a lodger, Alessandro. He is a friend, and may also be able to help you with some interesting trips around the area, as he is a (very good!) local guide :)

GENERAL
In general, if you have any wishes regarding your stay we, will do our best to make it special for you!

Guest Access

The communal areas of the flat - kitchen, living room, balcony, roof

The bedroom and bathroom

Interaction with Guests

There will always be time for some useful information about things to do, getting around, which tour operators are good, etc.

As for more soaical interaction, it depends. Talluana works, but will usually be around in the morning time, and often brekafasts with the guests. Im general it will depend on how busy she is and also, of course, how much you, the guests, want to interact. Often, if time and work allow it, going out for meal or a drink or interacting in general is fun, but of course it is never a problem if guests prefer to explore the town on their own, or like their privacy in general. We are pretty felxible.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Cleaning Fee: $12
Check In: 10:00 AM
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • I had an amazing time in Paraty thanks to Talluana and Piers!
    The room is cosy and very clean, the house is warm and simple, very well located. I felt like at home, very pleasant.
    A special thanks to Talluana who is the best host ever!
    I will definitely come back to your place!

    March 2014
  • We had a really nice stay at Talluana's house.
    It was definitely what I would call an Air Bnb experience, and we spent a really good time in Parati, even if the wheather was not so good.
    We had everything we could expect, the room was fine, close to the historic center (5 min by walk), and the little cat Berimbeu was just so cute (and a bit nasty...).
    Even if Talluana was working, she did her utmost to make herself available for us, and brought us to really nice places in Parati for eating and drinking, with local people and live music... Just so cool!
    This will remain one of the best memories of our trip in Brasil.
    Piers was not present in Parati, but we also had the opportunity to meet him in Rio later on, and he was also really nice and showed us some faces of Rio we would have never known without him.
    Thanks again to both of you.

    March 2014
  • We arrived late in Parati, still Talluana managed to pick us upfrom the busstation. She led us to her nice cosy flat only 5 mins away and really close to the historic center. We fellt right at home because of the warm welcome we got from her and some of her friends. The room was as advertised, clean and with access to the balcony ( with a hammock - Yeah!). We didn't get to check out the roof, 'cause the weather was unfortunatly not for sunbathing. The breakfast was great, cereals, coffee, butter, cheese, jam and fresh breadrolls everyday.
    If you want to stay close to the historic center this is a place i would definitly recommend (allthogh i like my showers with a bit more waterpressure).
    Talluana is a lovely host and the housecat is just adorable.
    If you are allergic to cats pick another place 'caus e Barimbeau, the cat, likes to cuddle and get up close :-)

    March 2014
  • A perfect location, in a beautiful place. Talluana and Berimbau were wonderful hosts. She provided a complete and spectacular breakfast everyday and a lot of great conversation. We also had the pleasure of going to one of her favorite restaurants with her for an unforgettable meal, one of the best we had during our stay in Brazil. Highly recommended.

    February 2014
  • Talluana was a great host, made us feel welcome and told us good places to go out. She had great recommendations on what shouldn't be missed in Paraty. Room was good, bed was comfy and breakfast was ready when we woke up. She also has a super cute kitty that loves to play. Thanks for a great weekend :)

    February 2014
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    February 2014
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    February 2014
  • We had a great time staying with Talluana, she was very welcoming and friendly and had lots of helpful tips about the local area.

    The room was comfortable and clean and the apartment was in a great location for seeing Paraty.

    Highly recommended, you'll have a great stay!

    January 2014
  • Fine room, Nice area close to everything. Piers was very helpfull and picked us up at the busstation when we arrived. The breakfast was perfect. The toilet was seperat from the room. We recomment it.

    January 2014
  • Clean affordable place in the best location of paraty. Perfect communication and great adorable host. I recommend !

    December 2013
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We are friends who came to travelling to Brazil and ended up running a Bed and Breakfast together! It´s in Paraty, right in the historic centre of this wonderful town. We are not a couple, and if you come and stay it might be just one of us hosting you as we both like to travel and sometimes need to for work. But both of us can help you with information about the town and things to do, and we both enjoy hosting! We have been on Airbnb for a while now and have both been guests and hosts, and really like the whole system, site, and opportunities for great places to stay (and people to meet) that it gives, Talluana is a practising holistic therapist (speciality - ayurveda) and can offer massages in the comfort of the B and B´s treatment room. Piers is from England, and Talluana is from Brazil.
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