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miami
Reviewed 19 January 2007

My wife and I stayed at the brava in 2 occasions , 2004 and 2006 . We loved the design and decoration of the Brava Hotel , the pool area and public spaces are extremely cool with a great vibe . The guests of the Brava tend to be very cool too , models , famous people , great for...

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3Thank dmaranzana
Vancouver
Reviewed 14 January 2007

Immediately upon check in, we surveyed the situation and opted to check out. The mold growing throughout the bathroom was the only indication we needed to realize this hotel was sub-par. The manager then assured us we were only being charged 200 USD a night, far less than the 750 USD we were booked in at. For that amount we...

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10Thank KuhlTraveler
NYC
Reviewed 12 January 2007

This hotel markets itself as a luxury hotel, however, the only thing it has going for it is its website & the photos they've posted. Brava is the worst hotel experience I have ever encountered through all my years of traveling. Upon arrival we discovered that the hotel had messed up our reservations and instead of having two rooms for...

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9Thank KaterinaNYC
So Cal
Reviewed 14 November 2006

My girlfriend and I spent an amazing four days at the Brava in early November. We almost didn't go because of the negative reviews we read here after we had booked our trip, but we wanted to be away from the hustle of Buzios town, so we stayed with our reservation. We are so glad we did. First, the property...

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5Thank QueViaje
Toronto
Reviewed 12 July 2006

Like everyone I've just read reviews from, I was won over by the hotel's website—which presents something only tenuously related to an actual stay at Hotel Brava. The lounge /pool area is attractive, if extremely derivative, Boutique Chic 101—and clearly done on a budget. The rooms are very disappointing, spartan, with zero charm or views. No fresh flowers. No one...

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16Thank poshpants
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2006

I stayed with three friends at the Brava Hotel over Christmas/New Years 2005/06. Having booked the 'exclusive' Loft apartments we were looking forward to a week of 'stylish luxury' as the web site and marketing materials had promised! What a con! We should have picked up on the fact the roof leaked when we entered the rooms and they smelled...

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12Thank Chris_Battersea
LaGeneracion, Director de marketing at Brava Hotel, responded to this review

The hotel service is great and the assistants are awfully kind. Thanks, Brava Hotel.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 15 April 2006

I was really surprised to read all the negative comments about this hotel. I just got back from a week trip with my girlfriend. I should preface by saying I've been all over the world and stayed in hotels in many countries. I also was in Buzios during NYE which was also very expensive and stayed at another hotel which...

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10Thank saintba
Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 28 March 2006

Think about the feeling of being ripped off. Now multiply that by 100 and you'll get the idea of how disgusting was my stay at the Brava Hotel. Words fail me, but let me try. As some have said, the hotel is not one bit what it looks like in the website. It is a pale resemblance. The rooms are...

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111Thank Frederico N
New York, Ny
Reviewed 20 March 2006

I didn't stay at Hotel Brava. My travel agent made a reservation last August and cancelled it 24 hours later (more than 7 days prior to arrival) due to the British Airways strike. Hotel Brava -- in direct contradiction to their cancellation policies listed on the epoquehotels website -- charged our credit card for the full stay. According to Hotel...

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64Thank SophieP-TRIP
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 4 March 2006

The Brava Hotel is more than advertised. Upon arriving at the Brava Hotel in Buzios, the first thing you notice is the location is on the side of a hill with wonderful views. In the lobby you are greeted with a complimentary drink of champagne. The beautiful atmosphere is accented by aroma therapy, and was very relaxing. The room was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Brava Hotel

Address: Rua 17, Lote 14, Quadra 0 | Praia Brava, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Armacao dos Buzios
Price Range: $201 - $1,825 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brava Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Brava Hotel Buzios
Brava Hotel Armacao Dos Buzios, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#42 On the Beach Hotel in Armacao dos Buzios
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