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Vila d'este

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Morro Do Humaita, No 11, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #7 of 91 Hotels in Buzios
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This small hotel has a great location for the centre of Buzios.We wanted three days to unwind after a hectic few weeks touring South America. So we were really looking forward to our stay here.Sadly, it has not met our expectations.Our room is very small although we do have a bay view. At the moment a disco is blaring out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked to stay for three nights as part of our first trip to Brazil. We fell in love with this hotel as soon as we arrived. It is set on the side of a hill looking over the bay so the views are amazing, and the hotel layout makes the most of its position so you can admire the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Based on our one night stay, we were perfectly satisfied with this Pousada.. We thought the location was excellent. Our room had a gorgeous view. The hotel is situated on a hillside. If you have bad knees and can't walk inclines or stairs then this might not be the best choice for you. For us, we loved the easy access... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed here on our honeymoon in May 2014 and had a lovely time. We stayed in the master suite which was fantastic and well worth it. Good: The hotel setting is lovely and the communal areas are nicely done out. The master suite room is fantastic, the bed is very comfortable and the hot tub on the terrace was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

On entering there was a beautiful aroma which was always present - i think to repel mosquitoes - worked wonders too. A young boy helped us when we came in - he spoke good english and looked after us well. The restaurant served good food and is overlooking the sea and a beautiful sunset at night, with the mountains in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Visited Buzios for the first time and was so impressed by Vila d'Este. I loved the rustic modern decor, the beauty of the setting, the fantastic breakfasts, the lovely rooms. It is a sensuous retreat with a very central location. Just watching the sunset seemed to make life perfect. The staff was excellent, very thoughtful. Only suggestions are a few... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Beautiful setting on the bluff above Buzios. You do need to be able to walk down steep steps to get to the boardwalk and beach area. The rooms were clean and quite modern and the garden setting was very nice. There are a few rooms with harbor views. The restaurant was good with a great view of the sunset. Nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This was undoubtedly the best place to stay in Buzios, i stayed for a weekend at a poorer alternative and got sick with a cold, which led me to look around town for a more comfortable place to nurse myself back to wellness. So on the monday morning with most hotels emptying of Rio residents, i visited 10 or more... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed at Vila d'este in early May at the end of our honeymoon and had an amazing time. It was the perfect spot for relaxing but had good restaurants a stones throw from the pousada. The moment we arrived and walked into the reception and looked out into the bay was very special - we knew after a longish... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Excellent location. Nice rooms, but nothing very special. Good breakfast as well with lot of choice The whirlpool is espectacular. In total I found 4.000 BRL for 4 nights a bit to expensive, but was a long extended weekend with holiday.

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Address: Morro Do Humaita, No 11, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Buzios
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vila d'este 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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