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Gavea Tropical Boutique Hotel

3.5 of 5 R Sergio Porto N 85 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

stayed here during the second week of the world cup. it was a beautiful place. our room had an amazing view out onto the sugar loaf and christ the redeemer. breathtaking views. clean room with a nice open feel to it. tv was a little small and that was all that i can fault them on. complex was beautiful hidden... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Its a nice place.. looks more like a pousada than a hotel. Room are charming and have a great view of lagoa and cristo. positive : privacy , view, charming, location(because of the view) negative: location( you always need to call a taxi), extra services.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A small, cozy hotel with great tropical forest, birds and a great view of Christ, the Redeemer. Pool, jacuzzi and massage in a peaceful corner of bustling Rio; and a team of people making sure you are well served; and all through a modest rate. I'll be back with my wife and friends.

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Denderleeuw, Belgium
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Most brides in Rio go for the big hotels, but I was looking for something different and I'm happy I found it. Beautiful cozy hotel in a green area far from the noise. I even forgot I was in Rio. I had a really nice day together with my mom and bridesmaids, we got our hair and makeup done there... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Clean and charming little hotel with the most helpful and accommodating staff. Raniere, the Hotel manager is fantastic and speaks fluently many languages. Great breakfast with plenty of natural choices and the views are just breathtaking!! Transportation to and from the hotel is easy and inexpensive. I wouldn't consider any other hotel when going to Rio de Janeiro. 5 STARS!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

The hotel was perfect... The views, the high quality, the setting, you name it this place has it.. The breakfast every morning was delicious. Very nice tropical setting with wildlife all around. My fiancé and I hand fed monkeys every morning . Raniere the manager drove us all over and picked us up as soon ad we called. Very nice... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This hotel is absolutely fabulous. It has six rooms and all have breathtaking views on Christ the redeemer and sugarloaf mountain. The rooms are very clean and look exactly as on the website, so no surprises at all. It is very close (5 minute taxi ride) to Ipanema and Leblon and also Copacabana (10 minutes taxi ride). If you're looking... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We stayed here four nights in mid July in room 2 (which is on the top floor and has the best view out of all the rooms - except the owners area of course which is another level up). Room was very nice, awesome bed which was SO comfortable and nice bathroom. Looks like it does in the photos which... More

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Stone, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We booked this holiday as a base to explore rio and we weren't disappointed. The location is not central however gavea (a 5 minute taxi ride away, 10 reais) had some great bars and restaurants and a cosmopolitan feel (we would recommend Guiamas). the hotel were always happy to arrange taxis which were relatively inexpensive (christ the redeemer, copacabana beach... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at the start of our honeymoon. We were happy with our room which was clean and had a lovely balcony with great views. There are no windows and a fair bit of traffic noise so be aware of this if you are a light sleeper. The staff were very helpful and the breakfasts were great... More

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Address: R Sergio Porto N 85 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gavea Tropical Boutique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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