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Portobello Resort & Safari

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4.5 of 5
Rod. Rio Santos km 434, Mangaratiba, State of Rio de Janeiro 23860000, Brazil
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This resort is fabulous! I don't care about some bad reviews. My families had a such a great time there and looking forward to go back there again. We went there for Christmas package and wanted to stay more until New year but brother in law had to work. All the rooms are facing to the ocean and it’s right... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Quite close te Rio de Janeiro, this hotel did not fullfill my expectations. The food is fine, the entertainment options were fine with few aquatic sports and fun. Oh, and their was only one swimming pool for the whole hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

About 1 hour from Rio airport. Great beach.Food was really good, leisure facilities good. Rooms a little basic but you can walk from the patio door in your room straight onto the beach. The place is extremely relaxing. Not 100% sure about the water quality in the sea. But went in for a couple of swims and no issue. Overall,... More 

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The place is absolutely gorgeous. Close to Rio is a quiet location with a great structure. Arrives at hotel 11 pm room distant from reception had to make 3 requests for new keys, air-con not working properly. Request of room change made and informed hotel full now we find out under 30% occupancy ! Not suitable for teens, looks good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful place with a gorgeous beech and great views of the ocean and surrounding area. I stayed here during World Cup and although the rooms are dated and need upgrading (by European standards) they we're clean and comfortable. My room opened out directly on to the beech and was only ~50 metres from the waters edge. It did feel like... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Our experience at this hotel was disappointing. The rooms are very much from the 1970s and do not appear to have been upgraded since then. The air conditioning did not work in the first room we were given and the room smelled moldy. When we asked to move to another room, the air conditioning was not much better. The furnishings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Amazing resort with attractions to all ages and all moods. A "can't lose" attractions is the Safari where you can see several animals in their natural habitat. There are a very good entertainment area for kids with monitors that you can leave your children and have fun in the delicious restaurants, beach or pools.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

we were a party of almost 100,half of them in a special 40 year-graduation-anniversary from a medical school.seniors but young at heart.It was a very nice,funny,3 days round.we didn't want to worry about planning/where to go/what to eat...and the staff in charge took care of us.the hotel is very big but clean&cosy(hard to believe). one can go with the family,no... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Excellent Resort for family! Very good localization and good quality of service. Simple buffet, but very good taste and good quality of products. Need a lá carte restaurant. Very confortable hotel. Staff sympa!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Portobello resort and Safari one of the most popular resort of Mangaratiba, Brazil. It provides aquatic sports services and adult-children pools. After that you can play many of sports there like soccer, tennis, and volleyball. They provides the best facilities to guests such as fitness center, swimming pool, internet access, and much more. I am really impressed from this Portobello... More 

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