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Gavea Tropical Boutique Hotel

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel lies in a quiet area just outside Leblon in Javea. The rooms are spacious and decorated stylish. This is absolutely my favorite place to stay in Rio. The impeccable service, the friendliness of staff, the perfect breakfast. A hidden pearl in Rio. Ssshhhhttt don't tell anyone.

1Thank iELM
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The hillside property is beautiful with views of Rio that one would see in a movie or a postcard. Ricardo (hotel manager) along with the owners ensure that guests have a great and memorable experience from check-in. The hotel property is clean and has a home charm that one would expect in a quiet and safe neighborhood. The made to...

3Thank Chad B
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 28 October 2015

This is a charming small hotel with superb views. The hotel has only 7 rooms, all with excellent views on the hills of Rio and Christ the Redeemer. The hotel staf is very friendly and helpful. Rooms are nice and clean and have everything you need with comfortable beds. Breakfast is tasty with fresh bread and cake. There is a...

2Thank eaDRK
North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

The last, 7th room "villa" is a disgrace with mosquitos, loud AC, heart attack number and steep steps. Smells like piss. Management should not open this badly calked villa. A disgrace like sleeping in a urinal. Will never come back to this place.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 September 2015

The view from our room was like something out of a dream. The hills and mountains of Rio, covered in tropical vegetation, extending to a view of Gavea beach below. At night we kept our shutters open and enjoyed the breeze. We woke up to birdsong and this iconic view. My only criticism is that some of the stairs are...

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3Thank 802emily
New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Rent a car in Rio and drive it to Gavea Tropical. The hotel is in the bottom of a mountain and quite far away from the Ipanema and Copacabana beach, so a car is the ultimate gear to get there and travel through the city.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 21 April 2015

When looking for a special hotel for the last moments in Brazil with my girlfriend, I chose Gavea Tropical: the location and lay out seemed amazing. There was one room left on Hotels.com and I took it. I had previously double-checked the photos on the hotel’s official website which mentioned they had 6 rooms. However, I had the… 7th room!...

10Thank Laurent M
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent three nights in the hotel. The pros: - the staff: We arrived late in the city and the hotel arranged one of the staff to pick us up, which was great. Super helpful and speaking excellent English - the view: you open the window and you have the view on the city and Cristo -...

2Thank Momo K
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We stayed at the Gavea for one night ..was our final stop before going back to the Uk. We were met by Kyle who promptly upgraded us to the suite and was told that we could have it after check out the next day at no extra cost ( our flight was leaving at 11pm) The views coupled with the...

3Thank jaskaley
Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 16 March 2015

My husband an I spent four lovely nights at this treasure of a hotel. It's charm was eclipsed only by the spectacular view from our balcony of Christ the Redeemer amidst the lush green of the forest. We chose it to get away from the touristy spots but have ready access to RJ's beach area and downtown. It did not...

1Thank Kim O

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Is a unique and luxurious resort located in a tropical environment in the hills of Gávea, which offers wonderful nature and tranquility where every suite with private terrace has a view of Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, the best hide away with Oriental SPA Resort, making your stay unforgettable in Rio, next to Leblon and Ipanema beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gavea Tropical Boutique Hotel

Address: R Sergio Porto N 85 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-430, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Price Range: $117 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gavea Tropical Boutique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Gavea Tropical Boutique Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Style:
#23 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
#53 Business Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
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“Get the presidential suite - beautiful views with a huge balcony. Rooms one and two have awesome views of Rio.”
H9558YFchadb, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I just hope the "suites" are better than the "Villa"...”
laurentm524, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
“all the rooms facing the pool”
marc0jager, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in room 202, this was a very light stylish room with a good size bed, the house keeping team, were very well trained and efficient, I feel the room becouse of its design is difficult to clean however the do an excellent job of it”
hongkong6664, 2 Nov 2014 | Read review
“choose a room with a view from the balcony if you can. rooms with balconies just above the pool are the ones you want.”
Milison, 13 Jul 2014 | Read review
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