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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This pousada is dripping with 18th-century charm, and if you like that kind of thing -- and who doesn't if you're visiting Ouro Preto -- this is the place to stay. Full of fun history of famous guests who have stayed here and beautifully decorated. I found the staff to be friendly and helpful. Pouso do Chico Rei is right... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

An old family home now being run as a B and B in Ouro Preto. All original features and furniture seem to be in tact. None of the windows in our room (Ninita e Lilli) closed properly but we did not care about that, the room was lovely. The room is detached from the main house and overlooks tiled roofs... More 

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Thank Colin W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff! The rooms are old, but beautiful old! Everything is clean and well perserved. It looks really nice and you feel like you're in the 18th century. Breakfast was good, everything you need! Great stay if you visit Ouro Preto!

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Quito, Ecuador
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

A historic hotel, so it has some quirks, but overall it was charming. We had specifically booked the Pablo Neruda apartment, but they changed our room at the last minute, which was disappointing. The Lilli and Ninita was nice as well though. There is free parking on site, but it's pretty tight and it's easy to get blocked in, but... More 

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Overveen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We stayed in room No. 8 as a family of four. The big old key unlocks a heavy wooden door to this room in a 200 year old Pousada. The view is magnificent when you look over the city close to the city centre. There is a nice terras in front of the room to enjoy it. It is also... More 

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Antwerpen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Very central location within walking distance from the main square of Ouro Preto. This hotel fits well within the city with it's red roof and colonial style building. Rooms were large and also in colonial style. Breakfast was ok. Car parking in front of the hotel.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The hotel is very well located, it is very close to the main square in the city; many important churches, such as N. S do Carmo and São Francisco are in walking distance. The breakfast is excellent and the people that work there are very nice and helpful.

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Salvador, BA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

It's home! Full of a rich history of writers - Elizabeth Bishop, Pablo Neruda, Jorge Amado. Plus Vinicius de Moraes, henry Kissinger... Every room is styled differently, a large salon to read or watch a film. Pleasant breakfast. Off the main tourist streets and tranquil. A poodle that keeps watch on the window sill amd a terrier type that cuddles... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Very good value for money, Its like staying with a family and you feel at home. The first night I stayed in the smallest room which was the only one available at the time, had to share the bathroom which was OK for just one night. But quite noisy too, you heard neighbours and located just above the main entrance... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

I am still chocked and trying hard to understand why all French reviews of this hotel were so positive. After staying in very charming and genuine places all over the French countryside I was expecting something similar. Unfortunately we've found a very amateur staff and owner, expensive priced and lack of kindness. After arriving in an old creepy and freezing... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An Historic Inn located within the most architecturally significant baroque city in the world, identified as a World Heritage Site, designated by UNESCO. THE CHICO REY INN offers 6 APARTMENTS with PRIVATE BATHROOMS (with electric shower), WI-FI (in rooms # 2, 3, 6, 7 and # 8), CABLE TV (in # 8 and # 9), MINI BAR, SAFE and another 3 ROOMS with a SHARED BATHROOM, located next to each other. For our guests’ convenience, we provide bathrobes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pouso do Chico Rei

Address: Rua Brigadeiro Musqueira 90, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Minas Gerais > Ouro Preto > City Center
Price Range: $44 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Pouso do Chico Rei 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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