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Aquabarra Boutique Hotel & Spa

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Colina de Geriba #16, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950000, Brazil
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Ranked #20 of 91 hotels in Buzios
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I recently finished off a months travel around South America at Aquabarra. What an amazing place! I would travel 30 hours again from New Zealand solely to stay here! They have everything you could possibly need. A great restaurant, massage therapy space, pool, media room, honesty bar, oh my goodness the list goes on! The garden is... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My boyfriend and I recently took a short trip to buzios in between the World Cup games. We chose Aquabarra based on trip advisor and we're very happy with the choice! Great pousada! And great owners and staff.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We are super-fans of the Aqua Barra. We LOVED it for our honeymoon!! Our suite had a private balcony with a perfect view of Geriba and we got to watch spectacular sunsets sipping champagne (you can find some in the mini-bar.) The vibe is where chill meets zen Buzios style. Muito tranquillo. The hotel is a boutique (15 rooms I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I spent 1 day in Rio (plenty for me) and a week at this beautiful small hotel in Buzios Brazil. It was fantastic! Everything from the amazing landscaping, lovely rooms, yummy breakfasts, delicious pastas and salads, "Honesty Bar" (love those caiperinhas!), and easy walk to Geriba Beach were perfect. The hosts and staff were so friendly, helpful and patient with... More

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Pugwash, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My wife and I spent 7 glorious days and nights at Aquabarra in May 2014. What a treat! Great rooms, great service, great food - all within short walking distance of the beach. Buzios is a wonderful beach resort and and a stay at the Aquabarra is the icing on the cake. They have done a great job of bringing... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We had a wonderful time at Aquabarra in April 2014. It is like a US bed and breakfast. We had a large sunny room with a comfortable bed. The breakfast was excellent with many local fruits and fruit juices. The service was also excellent. We had a minor issue with our door lock one day and it was promptly resolved... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Excellent views in the room and common areas. The hotel is very quiet and surrounded by trees. It is at a walking distance from Geriba beach making it possible to enjoy the hotel and the beach at the same day. The common areas are filled with places where you can lay down and relax. I also recommend the honeymoon special.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I liked many things about the AquaBarra Hotel and one of them, is the beautiful and quiet location on a hill surrounded by trees while being relatively close to the beach. The rooms are large and comfortable, decorated in the style of the building. Each room is different and has it charm something I really like because it's much more... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I would have preferred to write a 4 or a 4 1/2 star review, just to save the words excellent, sublime, insuperable, 5 stars! for those prestigious, Relais and Chateaux type of accommodations. But frankly, I couldn't find one single reason to deduct a half a star from my rating. The owners, their assistants, the view from our room, the... More

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We are a 30 something American couple who just returned from an 8 day vacation to Rio. We spent 2 nights at this hotel but wish had spent all 8. First of all- Buzios is such a nice place. I do not recommend you spend more than 2-3 days in Rio de Janeiro if you are looking for a beach... More

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Address: Colina de Geriba #16, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Buzios
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aquabarra Boutique Hotel & Spa 3.5*
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Aquabarra Boutique Hotel & Spa, with its authenticity and charisma will make it a unique place for your next vacations. It is located tree blocks away from the exclusive Geriba beach and 5 minutes from the famous Rua das Pedras (in car).Aquabarra offers a subtle luxury, focused on the comfort and the careful selection of each detail. Every corner features various objects, art pieces and special collections from our travels and experiences, aiming to reflect our personal style and emphasizing design, harmony and serenity.Our services include restaurant, lounge, bar and good music. Solarium, gazebos, ocean-view pool, sauna, and Spa area with excellent professionals. We count with 15 suites, all with different views and uniquely decorated.A very complete and delicious breakfast buffet is included in our rates. ... more   less 
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