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Hotel Solar do Imperio

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Av. Koeler, 376 | Centro Histórico, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 2568-506, Brazil
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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85 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Preliminary comments: I erred in trying to do too much. Arrived at airport at 6:00 in the first cold and rainy day of our trip, ready for the car ride to Petropolis. The fog made it dark. The road up the mountain was scary and featured tractor trailers doing 50+ on big turns w two modest sized lanes. Only later... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Solar do Imperio is perfectly situation for exploring Petropolis, being within walking distance of the major attractions and the centre of town. The impressive historic building is set in large and attractive grounds that were delightfully decorated with Christmas lights whilst we were there. The staff were friendly and the room spacious. The restaurant area had beautiful mural paintings... More 

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Berkeley, California
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel needs a good cleaning, a paint job and possibly a new manager. The day-to-day staff is great, breakfast is great, the grounds look nice and the hotel building itself is beautiful. However, when you look closely, you see the issues - for example, the indoor pool area is disgusting; not sure when that water was last cleaned. There... More 

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Odessa, Ukraine
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976 reviews
316 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Thanks god we only stayed for one night. We got a room faxing the street and from 6 am it was absolutely impossible (even with ear plugs) to sleep. The noise of the cars, the trucks, the busses, the motorcycles - like you're sleeping on the sidewalk of an highway. The hotel has charm, but is in urgent need of... More 

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Thank HONkiev
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39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

For a couple of days we felt like nobles in this authentic old colonial styled residence. Plus: warm swimming pool, caipirinha in the entrance, dinner quality, room, breakfast menu, service in the whole. Minus: loud traffic noises from the road surrounding the entire properties ruin our sleeping at 6 am. It's a pity

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Thank Luca C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is an original 18th century building. It's very well maintained and thr staff if extremely hospitable. Breakfast, in room dining and the personalized setup of each room is very welcoming. Enjoyed my stay there. It's suitable for family and business stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Great place to stay in petropolis. Almost everything you want to do is walkable from here. I think we used a cab only once during our stay. The staff were great and the restaurant in the hotel was very good. The staff went over the top when they quickly couriered our lost passport (left in the room closet) very quickly... More 

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Santo Andre, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I booked the hotel for three nights, in general it´s a nice hotel. It´s important to mention that when I booked the room, the hotel mentioned that the selected room could be noisier due to the location, even though I reserved the room. During the stay, I understood why the hotel staff emphasizes this condition prior to the reservation, due... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I have once again had the oportunity to visit the Leopoldina restaurant and have noticed to my satisfaction that the standard of the service in special has still the same excellent level as during my last visit. This time with friends and all where unanimous with the excellent level. The different food orders came as ordered - the only problem... More 

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Brazil
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

A marvelous set up and architecture on the imperial city of Petropolis, very close to Rio de Janeiro! Outstanding service, rooms on the second floor are good, even though with a bit of a (very light...) mould smell. Restaurant is also very good but a little pricey for the gastronomy provided... Had a tough-on-the-teeth magret de canard that I certainly... More 

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