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Pousada Paraiso Acu

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Estrada Do Bonfim, 3511 | Correas, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were searching for Serra dos Orgaos National Park and saw signs for Paraiso Acu. Since we were hungry, we followed the signs to Paraiso Acu and had a delicious lunch with a beautiful view. Especially wonderful was the ice cream dessert with chocolate caramel sauce and ground almonds. We met the proprietress who very helpfully suggested we leave our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended to my cousin's wedding at this pousada. What an amazing place. Super cozy and with beautiful views. We had a great time!! They had a good size dance floor, a small dining room but they used the outside area for some tables too. The place was amazing and the views were outstanding.

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MarinaeRabah, Proprietário at Pousada Paraiso Acu, responded to this review
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Olá, Muito obrigada pela mensagem, fico feliz que tenha gostado do local e que esteja aqui nos recomendando para casamentos!!... More 

Marathon, Florida
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Beautiful place! amazing mountains, great for radical sports, we loved it! please call before you go to get directions, GPS will not take you there! we didn't plan any activities but wished we did :-( , We visit the city and enjoyed immensely

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MarinaeRabah, Proprietário at Pousada Paraiso Acu, responded to this review
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Olá Eliane, Muito obrigada pela mensagem, fico feliz que tenha vindo de tão longe e escolhido a nossa pousada para... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I never write reviews, but the warmth of our host Marina compels me to do so. If you want to lose yourself in the mountains, whilst being thoroughly looked after by warm and welcoming local people, stay here! Definitely recommend staying in one of the cabins. The yellow one is the best :) Some great treks too of course! The... More 

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MarinaeRabah, Proprietário at Pousada Paraiso Acu, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, Thank you so much for your beautiful message! Was our pleasure receive guests like you two. And i'm glad that you enjoy and come back to UK with good memories about Brasil! kind regards Marina More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We loved our short stay here. So peaceful and friendly with stunning views everywhere you look. We spent a day in the national park which is just a few minutes walk away and loved it. A great place to unwind.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The decent reviews attracted attention but reality was just average. Very attentive management, impressive scenery, and good food in the restaurant, but very underwhelming room, and cramped simple bathroom disappointed. Additionally were asked to sign a list of "rules" upon checkin (ie checkout at noon, etc) and charging for DVDs not helpful. Finally, would not open the restaurant doors before... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Excellent stay, wonderful food and hosts, perfect for bird watchers. Bernado in particular was amazingly knowledgeable and helpful- nothing was too much trouble. Would recommend highly- expect to gain a few pounds with the excellent food.

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Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The pousada was not at all what we expected, in a wonderful way. After reading the initial reviews and website, we expected a "high end luxury" pousada and were pleasantly surprised at the simple beauty of this pousada. The pousada is set in the mountains right at the entrance to the Serra dos Orgãos National Park. We were given a... More 

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London
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256 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

This is primarily a sports / adventure hotel. I was upgraded to their top suite that has superb views down the valley and of the surrounding mountain tops; this hotel is situated rather like MachuPicchu close to the top of a mountain. Dinner was OK; breakfast was excellent – a wide range of fresh fruit and breads, yoghurt, bacon omelette,... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The pousada is located at one of the most beautiful spots in the Petropolis mountains. Very close to the Serra dos Orgãos National Park, with its river baths, waterfalls and tracksfor all levels. The staff is helpful and friendly. The cuisine is very good and the chalets are cosy and clean.

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