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Hotel Do Ype

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Estrada Do Parque Nacional - Km 13, Itatiaia, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Hotel Do Ype
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Itatiaia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This hotel is located in the Parque Itatiaia, a couple hours outside of Rio by car. If you plan to visit the area I recommend staying within the Parque itself to cut down on travelling to hiking opportunities. The Hotel provides a peaceful opportunity to hike and especially watch many beautiful birds. All meals are provided so no need to... More

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Oslo, Norway
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

It initially seemed like an easy drive to Itatiaia and Hotel do Ype from Rio de Janeiro, but my driver was very uncertain about my destination when we were getting close to the park, and of course spoke not even one word of English. Even when the people he asked for directions on the way seemed to confuse him, he... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Hotel do Ypê is by far the best option for birders visiting Itatiaia National Park. Excellent food, good rooms, early breakfast, nice staff, amazing birdfeeders and the most important , the hotel is inside the park.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Recently spent four days at Hotel do Ype in Itatiaia National Park. Beautiful setting, and fantastic bird watching. The chalet where we stayed was very romantic complete with fireplace and a wonderful view of the rainforest when the clouds lifted. We were there in mid December, the beginning of the rainy season, and many of the facilities at the lodge... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I chose to stay at Hotel Do Ype while visiting Itatiaia National Park for some wildlife watching and was very pleased that I did. The place is great! The accommodation consists of pretty chalets arranged on the mountainside around the main reception and restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and a recreational building containing a bar, games room and sauna. My... More

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
21 hotel reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The cool mountain air made the experience extraordinary at this super location. Like most other local Brazilian hospitality establishments, the staff do not speak English and not attentive - a general challenge for the entire Brazil's service industry. The room is clean, but with little natural light, inconvenience spacious planning and poorly maintained furnitures, water taps and switches. Do bring... More

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Ifrane, Morocco
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10 reviews 10 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Hotel Ype was reasonably priced and very quiet. A romantic getaway for couples who want to be near nature and enjoy some great hiking. Stayed one night, but would have liked to stay longer. Loved seeing large hummingbirds and other colorful rainforest avian life. Saw monkeys and squirrels, too. These sightings are practically guaranteed when dining at Hotel Ype's restaurant... More

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
34 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We spent two nights, and our stay was most enjoyable. The nature and birdlife is just amazing, and oasis for birders, in a location not far from Sao Paulo. Depending on the season the weather and nights can be cold, so bring sweaters. The chalets were basic but fully adequate, and the food and service was good. Recommended.

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Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I loved it here, really beautiful place. Indoor swimming pool was as warm as a bath. Hummingbirds, other birds and monkeys were cool. Nice walks and pretty waterfalls. The food was delicious and abundant. I couldn't fault the service. I would recommend it.Only negatives were sheets weren't spotless and watch out for ants in your sugar bowl....but your in a... More

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New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

We stumbled on this hotel because the one we had booked (Hotel Chales Terra Nova) was a complete disaster and many hotels were closed for the season. This hotel is in an amazingly beautiful setting with a view of the valley and surrounded by the national park. The price was reasonable and included all meals, which were plentiful and good... More

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Address: Estrada Do Parque Nacional - Km 13, Itatiaia, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Itatiaia
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Hotel Do Ype Itatiaia, Brazil

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