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Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The views to sea are an added bonus. Restaurant needs some renovation works. A fresh coat of varnish on the wood would give back its charm. I found the price to be just a little high for what is being offered.

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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for a short break, unfortunately...! I could've easily stayed a week! Room superb, clean, awesome water pressure and view spectacular! The food at the restaurant was good quality and service fantastic, but would've preferred more Portuguese type meals and less Thai or Indian meals on the menu. Seafood platter for 2 is a must! Not much of a...

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Broome, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa Rex was a bit above our preferred price range, but well worth the treat! Our top storey room had a stunning view overlooking the archipelago islands. Very comfy bed!Lovely pools and restaurant with many food options. Staff were very friendly and helpful in booking tours to help fill in our days. Unfortunately we did have to do some unplanned...

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Raquel R, Marketing Manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review, so glad you found everything to your satisfaction & got to enjoy the beauty of our setting. Will be a pleasure to host you again when you're planning your next trip!

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Casa Rex was the experience of a lifetime! Catering to both business and holiday makers, this is the place that has everything. Your room has amazing and tranquil views of the sea. The food is second to none in Vilankulo! There is absolutely every water sport you could imagine available - from stunning snorkeling to the more up tempo wind...

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Raquel R, Marketing Manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this excellent review! We are so glad you enjoyed every aspect of your trip, it is what makes our work fulfilling. Needless to say you are most welcome to visit again, we'd be delighted to host you!

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The Casa Rex comes highly recommended. The breakfasts are superb, as are all the meals on offer, combining local fair with Portuguese inspired dishes - Casa Rex is probably one of the best restaurants in Vilanculos. They have a peri-peri lime sauce on the tables which is deliciously addictive. We had a room with a balcony and view over the...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is still one of my favourite places in Vilanculos, its restaurant consistently offers great fresh food , the service is good and the setting is lush , tropical and tranquil. The decor may be a bit old world / rustic for some but i find it perfectly suited to vilanculous - (this 'town' still has dirt roads just passed...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The service all round was world class. A Special mention to Jill and Paulo who's friendly and attentive style made our stay probably the most comfortable luxury getaway from home..the only negatives,,,Sure the food took too long to arrive 1hr + but we soon realised it's the norm in this part. The aircon altho working properly wouldn't cool the room...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

For me at least, a boutique hotel should be modern and trendy, not just small...So my wife and I were not impressed by Casa Rex in terms of what we expected versus what it is....so much so, we moved. So the positives - Jill the customer manager was friendly and helpful. She even helped us with the move when we...

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Raquel R, Marketing Manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, your points have been taken into consideration. Casa Rex prides itself in it's charm & home away from home appeal & we're very sorry you didn't feel that.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We didn't stay at Casa Rex but we (10 pax) went to Casa rex for lunch. The food was spectacular and they were so friendly that they allowed us to use their pool, which was a blessing in the heat. Thank you

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Raquel R, Marketing manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

So glad you had such a positive experience, hope next time you will be able to stay with us, we would be very happy to have you!

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is the most friendly and warm place to stay in vilanculoa, the rooms are amazing the manangment especially Paulo go out of their way to make sure you are happy. The food is very good. Day trip with sunset dhou for snorkeling was good just remember to take cooler box with enough ice and drinks. Amazing stay!

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Raquel R, Marketing manager at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, and the fact that you got a proper feel for the hotel. The management & staff will be happy to welcome you back anytime!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As you arrive at Casa Rex Boutique Hotel, you will instantly feel at peace - surrounded by the lush gardens overlooking the turquoise crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Our room types are spacious & comfortable, each with an individual style and breezy perspective of the bay. Wireless internet access is found throughout the hotel for your convenience & for business traffic, we have conference facilities. The lounge and dining area, with custom crafted wood furniture and fittings and large sofas will make you feel right at home.... Casa Rex is renowned for its excellent open air a la carte restaurant, including a magnificent array of fresh seafood dishes and imported wines, many guests like to try the crisp local beer. A range of activities are available from Casa Rex including scuba diving and snorkeling at magnificent world renowned sites. Unbelievable deep sea fishing is most popular here & one has the opportunity to fish multiple areas around and past the islands. Go on an island dhow safari, or visit the islands - Bazaruto, Benguerra, Margaruque & Santa Carolina - by motorized boat. Or try your hand at the exhilarating kite surfing, with kiting safaris for the more experienced. Whale watching is best from August to October, and sunset cruises in traditional dhows a favorite with most holiday-makers . If you want a change from being on and in the water, try horse riding along the beach. Explore the local market, schools and visit the various craft shops for a taste of the local culture. After an active day, relax with Spa treatments from our visiting therapists, sip sundowners on the Casa Rex terrace or refresh yourself in one of our 2 sparkling swimming pools overlooking the harbor - the perfect way to end a day.....or begin one! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts

Address: 17-19 Bairro De Outubro, Vilanculos, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Price Range: ₹ 8,184 - ₹ 19,838 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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