After reading all the reviews posted here, I'd say that nothing really surprised me. The hotel is better suited to famlily trips. I didn't mind the hustle and bustle of having children all around, but couples looking for peace and quiet had better stay away from this hotel. I liked the spacious room and bathroom, and the gardens are well-kept. It's a nice place to enjoy an inspiring morning walk before breakfast. The meals are nothing to write home about. The breakfast offers a reasonable variety and, in fact, is better than the lunch and dinner menus. The food is just average, I wouldn't say it is what you expect from a 4-star hotel. Concerning spirits, they offer scotch (Johnnie Walker and Ballatines) and sparkling wine that are ok; however, the vodka available for drinks and caipirinha is Orloff, which the worst one in Brazil!
Another point I'd like to make is that I think the hotel should pay more attention to the number of employees in charge of cleaning. There are plates and cups lying around, and it takes a while for somebody to come and collect them.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in Angra dos Reis, 13 km away from the city centre and 150 km from Rio de Janeiro, this hotel was built from the old Brazilian hacienda Tangua, while still preserving some of its original buildings and royal palm trees. Surrounded by a unique natural landscape, this hotel has a total of 319 rooms, from which 11 suites and 1 presidential suite. Guest may expect wheelchair access ways, 24-hour reception desk with information counter and currency exchange, luggage room and baby changing room, gaming room, infirmary several shops and a beauty salon. Children are welcome to use the playground and visit the Kid's Club. The hotel has 5 restaurants and 6 bars where you may taste the best of Brazil's dished and drinks. The amazing rooms are equipped with air conditioning, electronic safety door look, direct telephone, LCD TV with Cable, private balcony, Wi-Fi Connection and safe (for and additional cost), Minibar and 24 hour room service, private bathroom with telephone and hair dryer. In the hotel outdoors we can find swimming pool for adults and children, Jacuzzi, gardens. For those that are looking for sports the hotel offers multipurpose sports field and tennis courts. For the one that are searching for relaxation check out the Satsanga Spa, a special place where you can find massages and beauty treatments. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Vila Gale Eco Resort De Angra Angra Dos Reis, Brazil