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Vela E Mar Hotel

Av: Beira Mar, 4520, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60165-121, Brazil
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Ranked #51 of 92 Hotels in Fortaleza
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The hotel located in front of the beach. Which makes its a good location. Brazil car rental is cheap. If you can, rent a car from the airport, otherwise The taxi will cost you around R$40 one way. The rooms are basic and comfortable , they have a good breakfast. The fish market is walking distance. There you can buy... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This hotel is ok but its a tad run down. We just needed somewhere to sleep for the night so it done the job. It doesn't seem to be a large hotel and the rooms were also a bit small. The staff were very friendly, particualrly the chap who works the reception desk at night. Breakfast was ok but as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed there during World Cup 2014. It was affordable compared to the crazy prices commanded in the area for those days. The location was great for us. On the far side of Beira Mar, where it is nice and quiet. Service was OK, depending on who you got it was great or not so good. The room was basic... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A simple room and it is dated. Clean and tidy. Smple breakfast. Value for money for what you pay for R200 a night, despite this is during World Cup time. We were lucky to have a room facing the beach though it can get very noisy from early morning due to fisherman start with their day to day ritual from... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

The hotel is located next to a beach with a small fishing harbour, which may mean really bad smell, bear it in mind if you’re very sensitive to fishy smells. It has four stars, but it sometimes seems like an exaggeration. The rooms were ok, the swimming pool in the hotel seemed slightly dirty, but who cares if there’s a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

Hotel staff is friendly though not conversant in English. Daily breakfast was adequate not special. My room was very small and sufficient. I loved my beach view. The hotel is nicely located across from an interesting fishing community. It is a nice walk to the outdoor evening market. All in all, for the price, this s a good place for... More 

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