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Florianopolis Palace Hotel
Ranked #77 of 93 Hotels in Florianopolis
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4 reviews
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“Study Abroad stay”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014

Wifi is awful. Building is pretty run down. staff does not know english at all. easy to get noise complains here if you are with a group of friends. really cool rooftop view of Florianopolis, however.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Evan H
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Porto Alegre, RS
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118 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

This hotel eventthough is not a ocean front, is near of a park in the downtown, you can walk to place around the government building, also there are several stores and miscelaneous gifts store very close, you can walk to the public market.

Room Tip: Excelent hotel for the price offered.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mosttravel
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46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2014

The hotel is under renovation. 70% of the lobby is presenting very badly, with cables hanging from the ceiling, rubble, no pavement.
The elevator and the fitted carpets are stinky and they really need to be replaced.
The room is very spacius but the double bed is more of a 1,5 bed. The bed and the furniture is basic. There is no power socket near the bed. The bathroom is good, a bit stinky probably due to a drain poorly built. The wifi works very badly.
The price is on the average of the city, but the quality is definitely below average.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank ClaudioTar
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013

The hotel is in an excellent location, close to the bus station and good for walking and exploring the city, the decor and rooms are from a bygone day but were adequate, clean and the bed was comfortable. There was a problem with the TV so I had to be moved to another room for the second night, which did have a musty smell as if it hadn't been used in a long time. The best part of this hotel is the staff and the breakfast choices, they even have pizza, which was a nice change from the usual fare. I found the staff to be very helpful and accommodating, with lots of suggestions as to where to go and what to do. This was my first time in Floripa and next time I'll stay on the lagoon or one of the beaches

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2011

Such a nice island and city but a very bad hotel with terrible beds, bad food and no one to speak english!

  • Stayed November 2011
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Jassminette
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Sao Paulo, SP
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2011

The toillet smells urine, the mobilia are like 50 years ago, the room's door simply won't open, the restaurant doesn't open for lunch or dinner, the entire hotel smells fungus and the gran finalle, the service is made by 18 year-old amateurs.
Unfortunally Brazil doesn't have any rank standard for hotels. This Florianopolis Palace Hotel gives itself 5 stars, but doesn't worth a single one.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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10 Thank Kelson C
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London
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2010

Got this place for just under R$202 per night which is a bit of a bargain for this part of Brazil. We stayed in town thinking there were more options for nightlife but that proved incorrect. Luke a previous reviewer said, I can be tricky to find somewhere to eat on town, but places do exist in the Baira Mar Norte area in the north of the centre, which is a gentle 10-15 min stroll from the hotel. The hotel is also excellently located for the central local bus station (TINCEN) from which you can take frequent buses to the beaches.
The hotel itself is very dated. It's a long time since I saw a caramel brown bathroom suite! That said, the rooms were clean and the included breakfast not too bad. I guess the overall point is that you'll never be staying in floripa for the hotel or the town, it's the astonishingly beautiful beaches and nature that makes the place special.
Finally, it looks like the hotel is undertaking some major renovations on the rooms, as we were woken up by loud construction noise from the next door room. Peeking inside the open door on the way to breakfast the room was completely gutted. Seems there's new life on the way for FloPH!

  • Stayed May 2010
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank bradthiele
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Property: Florianopolis Palace Hotel
Address: Rua Artista Bittencourt no. 14 | Centro, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88020-060, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Santa Catarina > Florianopolis
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #77 of 93 Hotels in Florianopolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Florianopolis Palace Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 99
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 4-star Florianopolis Palace Hotel offers luxurious rooms and a privileged location in the heart of Florianopolis, close to bars, restaurants, shopping malls and hot spots of the nightlife. Within a 20-minute drive, you can also reach the most famous beaches of the island. The airport is just 12 kilometers away. The efficient front desk staff will be glad to help you with tips on planning your sightseeing tours or eventful evenings. Use of the business centre is complimentary. ... more   less 
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