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Pousada Porto Imperial

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Tenente Francisco Antonio, S/No | Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970, Brazil (Historic City Center)
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Ranked #7 of 26 Hotels in Paraty
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old pousada, very nicely decorated and very well kept for brazilian standards. Very central located. The rooms are very, very simple and noisy but functioning (nice shower). Still, the rest of the living areas make up for the room. The pool is small and nice. Good breakfast with lots of fresh choices, nicely served.

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rio de janeiro
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Mid-January, three of us spent three nights at Porto Imperial which is one of the four or five upscale pousadas in Paraty. The colonial town epitomizes the pousada dilemma of Brazil: boutique hotels run like chain hotels without personal touch. In Paraty, the exception is the pricey Casa da Turquesa which is managed by its lady owner. Located in the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
75 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

....and obliging staff. There always seems to be a good English speaking staff member on duty which is very helpful. Importantly - in summer at least - Porto Imperial has a swimming pool, which is something many hotels and Pousadas in the historical centre do not have. You will appreciate this after a hot Paraty day I can assure you!... More 

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New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We loved this hotel! The place was beautiful, the rooms were well appointed and clean, the breakfast was excellent, and the service was very great! We needed many suggestions for activities in the area and the staff was knowledgeable and very helpful!

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Positive: Nice pousada very well located in the historical part of Paraty. It has parking, pool and a very good breakfast. The premises are well maintained and our room was very clean. Although showing age. Negative: Very noisy air conditioner. We had a simple room, on the lateral street. Cars passing by, we were Lucky it was not busy season.... More 

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London
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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 hotel reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Beautiful pool, common areas, cocktails, service excellent. Great location for the historical centre. Lots of nice touches, including a watercooler stuffed with fresh fruit to give cold water on tap with delicious flavours, such as mango, mint, pineapple. The staff at reception have loads of information, including maps, booking tours and so on. The architecture is great, feels wonderfully colonial... More 

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Sydney
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We spent a wonderful 3 days in Paraty, where the traditional architecture of the town centre has been beautifully preserved. Pousado Porto Imperial is perfectly located just behind the church and just a few metres from the river. Built in colonial style with wide floor boards and shuttered windows, the hotel is absolutely charming. The common areas, large lounge, covered... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Booked this Pousada as it was the highest ranked. Felt like having a Butlins chalet 3ft away from the pool, room didnt feel clean, sky box etc caked in dust, renovation work going on at hotel, so during day time was noisy, meaning stay by pool in the heat of the day was not tranquill. Breakfast ok, rolls appeared stale,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I have just spent four days at an international symposium in beautiful Paraty. I originally had booked an excellently reviewed pousada (on Trip Advisor) but as my visit drew nearer I realised it was quite a way out of the historic centre and as a solo traveller who's never been to Brazil before I decided I would prefer to be... More 

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Yorkshire
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed here for a few nights in April. The hotel was clean, quiet and restful. There was a particularly helpful member of staff called Marco on the front desk who was very professional. The breakfast was good and the hotel had lovely areas to relax in.

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Address: Rua Tenente Francisco Antonio, S/No | Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty > Historic City Center
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Porto Imperial 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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#2 Spa Hotel in Paraty

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