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Hotel Solar de Maria

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Rua Tome Afonso, 111 | Bairro Agua Limpa, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400000, Brazil
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Hotel Solar de Maria
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Ranked #12 of 68 Ouro Preto B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 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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Southern Germany
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93 reviews 93 reviews
48 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The hotel is situated at the edge of the historical city center. For the main square you need 20 minutes on foot. The object in general has been restored wonderfully and is a real jewel. We had a huge corner room (Nr. 11) which had no A/C which we assume applies to all rooms. We did not miss it due... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Very warm reception, we found ourselves immediately at home. very nice and original rooms and a prayer on each and every door. The hotel is just at the beginning of the main sights street so a perfext point to start exploring the city.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Anything we could write about our stay at this hotel would be little compared with what we experienced there: friendly and helpful staff, great location, near downtown Ouro Preto, carefull restaurated historical building and, last but not least, the owner, Roberto. Extremely helpful, friendly and a very nice person, he made everything - and more - to make our stay... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We liked this place, though it wasn't among the nicest that we stayed at during our trip through Minas Gerais (I have reviews on the other places we liked better!). The rooms were nice in terms of the historic features (wood ceilings, etc.), but were pretty basic in terms of furnishings. One thing that was annoying was that we had... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We had a lovely stay. The hotel is cute, has really nice installations, books, a beautiful place with nice architecture where we had breakfast, the room was clean and had just enough what we needed. The staff was very friendly and helpful too. The location is good too, near the beautiful Igreja do Rosário. We recommend it :)

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sud est France
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Solar de Maria pousada that I left some days ago, is a friendly place in a quiet area of Ouro Preto. As it's the low season, there were few tourists in Ouro preto ; I was lucky ; the price I got was very reasonable ; the employees are friendly and discret enough ; the owner is very sympathic, formerly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We stayed in a 'superior room' with a modern bathroom and a large shower. The owner and staff were very helpful answering our questions and making restaurant suggestions. Best meal at Bené de Flauta. Quiet- 15 minute walk to Praca Tiredentes—the main square—and close to a great jazz bar, Barroco & Barroco. Very good value. Tastefully decorated. Suzanne & Ted.... More 

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Sao Jose dos Campos
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82 reviews 82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I just saw positive points in this hotel: - big parking lot inside the hotel (driving in the streets of Ouro Preto is very complicated) - spacious and clean rooms / with fridge - 5 minutes walking to the city center - very good breakfast - excellent staff, very nice and helpful people Important to emphasize that the rooms do... More 

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Washington D.C.
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22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

This hotel is a classic in decor and attitude. It is not trendy nor hip, but more of an aged find. The rooms are comfortable, but very small if it is a standard. I upgraded to a double suite with a street view and was much happier with the room (maybe not so much with the price). The hotel is... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

Spent a rather pleasant 4 nights in this hotel. Very comfy room with large double bed and then room for a single bed. En suite bathroom with large shower- for some reason there was no hot water on the first day of my stay but after that it was more than hot enough with good pressure. I had a room... More 

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