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Esmeralda Praia Hotel

4.0 of 5 Rua Francisco Gurgel, 1160 | Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59090-050, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Olympia, Washington
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in Natal for the first few nights of our World Cup adventure. After a long journey to get to Brazil this hotel was a pleasant host. Clean rooms, friendly staff, quality food, joyous environment (many Americans after they beat Ghana), spoke English, good location to beach/transportation and was within walking distance of the main street with restaurants/bars.

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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I have just returned after a two week stay at the Esmeralda Praia Hotel in Natal. It was our first time in Brazil and we were there for the first phase of the World Cup Finals. We had an amazing stay there. The hotel is in a fabulous location right beside the wonderful and unspoilt Ponta Negra beach. We were... More 

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Raquel L, Gerente de relações com clientes at Esmeralda Praia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roy, First of all we would like to thank you for the time you spent in this review regarding your recent stay at the Emeralda Praia Hotel. It was a great pleasure to receive you and make your experience such a unique moment. Thank you again you for your choice and we hope that in the future we may... More 

Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Well, this hotel was a waist of money and time! Let me begin with the start. When we arrived, we were suprised that no-one in the reception knew english. Well, we finally spoke to a receptionist who knew a little english. We got checked in, and the receptionist told us that we had to pay immediately for our stay, and... More 

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belleville canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We stayed here for the first time as we normally stay at a different hotel. There were some positive things. Breakfast was very good, pool area very nice and the entertainment at noon and evening was excellent. But there was absolutely no one who would approach us or talk to us as we were obviously englsh speaking. I do speak... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

It's a great hotel, it's in a great spot of the city, very close to the sea. The hotel food is good. The elevators could be better, but that's not a big deal. The prices of the hotel are reasonable. So I recommended it.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Again we bought our stay from Decolar.com and we got a good discount. We paid R$280 for couple per night with full pension. This place is beautifully decorated especially the reception and halls. Very impressive for the first glance. Unfortunate,the music is very loud for those want a quiet place to rest. The management need to isolate the noise better.... More 

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Sao Paulo
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

I do not know who ranks Brazilian hotels. But, frankly, the criteria are completely different from the American ones. According to the American standards this hotel will never be ranked as four star hotels. This doesn’t mean that it is a bad hotel. It means that this is a three star hotel, and if someone goes there expecting to find... More 

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Maputo, Mozambique
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

Excellent service, great swimming pool, really nice staff, entertainment organized in the hotel in the evenings, happy hour - free snacks in the afternoon, breakfast included even on the 1st day when we arrived before 7 a.m. and get the room and breakfast immediately despite the 11 am check in time, free Internet, good bye gift - Esmeralda is your... More 

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Lublin, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

Best holiday ever!!! The hotel was everything we hoped for, starting with the Staff till the room's. the receptionists were full of tips and tour around and about the city, we went on a buggy trip through the dunes that had breathtaking views each stop with lagoons in the middle of the dunes. They have kids club and a recreation... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

I stayed there for 5 days with my family including my 15 years old son. The rooms have been really great in 5th and 7th floors with fantastic ocean view and to Morro de careca. The breakfast & dining room has been overloaded with people and with a terribly loud atmosphere of shouting guests (mainly children) with way too loud... More 

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Address: Rua Francisco Gurgel, 1160 | Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59090-050, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio Grande do Norte > Natal > Ponta Negra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Esmeralda Praia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
Esmeralda Praia Hotel Natal, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Natal
#2 Luxury Hotel in Natal
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Natal

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