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Mar Hotel Recife

3.5 of 5 Rua Barao de Souza Leao, 451, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51030-300, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been there for a weekend with my family. The hotel is very well located, rooms are big and all furniture is new. Excellent breakfast with fresh "tapioca" everyday. I just wish there's more entertainment for kids... There's no playground or any acrivities. I'd definetely come back, tough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in six different accommodations during my trip to Brazil and Mar Hotel Recife was the one I liked most. The building is very modern, in particular the new wing where I was given a room. The room was impeccably clean, of very elegant minimal style, the bed could not be more comfortable, the view was very nice and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and friendly people at desk, willing to help. Located not far from seaside is an hotel that is worth the money you spend. The breakfast has a wide choice of fresh fruit beside the standard cheese and ham.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Spent just one day for a business meeting. Room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was varied and there is a nice pool for those interested. The hotel is a little bit far from the beach but very close to the airport. Would definitely stay again in business trip to Recife.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The best parts about this hotel were the swimming pool and the concierge. The pool area was well-kept and the concierge never failed to give an excellent recommendation for dinner. The area seemed safe enough, although we were warned not to walk down certain streets nearby. We did walk to dinner all 3 nights, however. Tower 2 seemed a bit... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Set a couple of blocks seemingly safe walk (did it a few times night and day time) back from the seafront, this is a well run and pleasant place to stay. A short walk to restaurants in the area. Rooms in the tower are more recently fitted out, and very smart with some (distant) sea views. Nice outdoor swimming pool

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stayed for only one night but overall everything went smoothly. They have a nice pool and a honest gym. The room is very comfy as well. All the staff is friendly and willing to help at any time. The restaurant is a little over priced but the quality of the food is good. Anyway, I recommend it !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed a couple of nights at this hotel on our way back from Fernando de Noronha. We were given a room at Tower 2 which is a brand new structure built especially to host guests of the WC2014. From the second we arrived at the hotel, the concierge and the hotel staff were available and offered us all of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

A great location not far from the airport. We stayed at the Mar Hotel as we wanted to see Recife. As it was out engagement, the staff upgraded us to one their suites. They had a very nice pool, and a small but adequate gym. The setting is very nice. Lovely hotel.

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PontesHoteiseResorts, Gerente geral at Mar Hotel Recife, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Bob, We appreciate your choice to stay at Mar Hotel Recife and for sharing with other travelers your impressions about our hotel. We're delighted that your stay was enjoyable and we managed to surprise you with our infrastructure. We hope to welcome you again soon. Regards, Andreia Misael General Manager More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I don't recommend this hotel. On our check-in we were updated to the last floor (and we were pleased), but the rooms were very disappointing. There is no balcony, and the view is just the garden outside the window and a bit of the city. The room has lots of cabinets but it's very plain with very bad finishing. The... More 

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PontesHoteiseResorts, Gerente geral at Mar Hotel Recife, responded to this review

Dear guest, We appreciate your choice to stay at Mar Hotel Recife and for sharing with other travelers your impressions about our hotel. We would like to know better about their observations, it would be possible for you to send us your contact to our e-mail marketing@ponteshoteis.com.br We hope to welcome you again soon. Regards, Andreia Misael General Manager More 

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Address: Rua Barao de Souza Leao, 451, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51030-300, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Pernambuco > Recife
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mar Hotel Recife 3.5*
Number of rooms: 379
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Also Known As:
Mar Hotel Boa Viagem
Mar Hotel Recife Brazil
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Recife
#3 Business Hotel in Recife
#3 Family Hotel in Recife

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