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Porto Bay Buzios

#23 of 92 Hotels in Buzios
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Rua dos Coqueiros, 10 | Centro - Armacao de Búzios, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil (Formerly Porto Bay Glenzhaus)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel for three nights in the master suite room. The hotel is located 10 minutes walk to rua de pedras and 15 minutes walk to azeda beach and ossas beach. The room was very big with a sofa, tv, tea coffee making facilities but no tea bags or coffee sachets were provided in the room. The... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of Rio. Flawless service from reception to luggage handling to room care. Staff facilitated buggy rental and provided excellent information on beaches and attractions. They even looked after the transfer back to Rio. Easy walk to the town center and the nearest beach. Would definitely stay here again.m

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This hotel is very quiet surrounded by a tropical vegetation. It is near the centre of buzios, just 10 minutes walking. The room was very confortable with excellent views. The staff was excellent. I would highly recommend it.

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Bellshill, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights in November. We were looking for a comfortable, quiet and relaxing break and Porto Bay was ideal. The apartment we had was spacious, comfortable and well equipped, with a beautiful view. Staff and service were excellent and breakfast by the pool each morning was a great way to start the day. Easy walk to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stayed here two days after staying a couple of days at another property in Buzios. This one was excellent. Great rooms, beautiful views. An easy walk into town. The layout was great. I'd highly recommend this property to anyone.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Stayed in this charming hotel for 10 days in November. We had the basic room which was well equipped and modern but lacking any decor (pictures on wall) to make it more homely. They provided a kettle but no tea/coffee facilities so we had to buy some mugs etc. The reception rooms upstairs are lovely and airy with great views... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The service was excellent! Friendly receptionist and very helpful. The room was large and had a great view. The breakfast was nice and served by the pool made it charming. Room service was fast and the food we had for dinner was well served and plenty. I would go certainly back to stay in the hotel next time I visit... More 

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Bath, England
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43 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This hotel for me fell short of the mark and what was expected. The staff were lovely, the breakfast good with fresh juices and continental buffet but the lack of any bar or restaurant services is in my opinion it's major flaw. We stayed at the pool one day and there is no drinks service available while enjoying a day... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

What a great place to stay. Centrally located all the main areas are within easy walking distance yet you escape the noise of all the main drags. Fabulous views, especially from the lobby and a great poolside breakfast in the mornings. The rooms are large with free Wifi and there are a gym and sauna in the gardens. Special thanks... More 

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cs0025, General Manager at Porto Bay Buzios, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Its great to know that guests have enjoyed Buzios and Porto Bay in such a way. We have renovated the hotel over the last 3 months and, should you have the opportunity to come back you'll enjoy the renovated bathrooms, new linen and free internet wifi with full coverage of the hotel facilities.... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Stayed for 8 nights in September 2014. Very pleasantly surprised on arrival and the decor of the hotel. Lovely reception areas with polite and helpful reception staff. Well furnished large spacious rooms. Had no issues with hot water as some reviewers have mentioned below. Upon arrival we had no European adaptors and safe wouldn't open so we phoned reception. Almost... More 

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Address: Rua dos Coqueiros, 10 | Centro - Armacao de Búzios, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil (Formerly Porto Bay Glenzhaus)
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Buzios
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Hotel Class:4 star — Porto Bay Buzios 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Porto Bay Glenzhaus Hotel Buzios
Porto Bay Glenzhaus Buzios
Porto Bay Buzios Brazil
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Buzios
#6 Luxury Hotel in Buzios
#8 Spa Hotel in Buzios
#19 Romantic Hotel in Buzios

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