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Pousada Paraiso Acu

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Estrada Do Bonfim, 3511 | Correas, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #4 of 70 Petropolis B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014
catherine g London, United Kingdom
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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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

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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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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62 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

They deliver everything they promise and the place is naturally so beautiful there's not much needed for one to feel good. This is a place for those who like to be close to nature, but appreciate some comfort. Their restaurant is very good, so no need to go anywhere in search of food. However, if you feel like going out,... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

The pousada is in almost in a different world set in the mountains of the national park, yet only about 90km from Rio de Janeiro beaches. The chalets are nice, the restaurant has a good selection of food and wines, and above all, the staff is very positive, cheerful and interested in making sure you have a good holiday. We... More

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Krakow, Poland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

A real find. A magical hillside home. The vibe is discreet sophistication rather than hipster affectation. Food and drink are excellent. Come here to explore the national park, or to write your next novel. But don't tell everyone about it. Don't be put off by a long, bumpy rough road leading to it.

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Thanks a lot for your comment! So kind of you guys write about us here! Hope to see you another time! best regards, Marina More

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Additional Information about Pousada Paraiso Acu

Also Known As:
Pousada Paraiso Acu Petropolis, Brazil
Address: Estrada Do Bonfim, 3511 | Correas, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Petropolis
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 70 B&Bs / Inns in Petropolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Paraiso Acu 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The inn is at the entrance of one of the greatest and mot beautiful Brazilian National Park, the Serra dos Órgãos. A family hotel with restaurant and sports adventure activities! beautiful! ... more   less 
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