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Vila Gale Rio de Janeiro

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Overview
Rua do Riachuelo,124 Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-014 Brazil See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews tower block beautiful pool escadaria selaron lapa district nice hotel tapioca hotel is located free wifi breakfast was excellent couple of nights luxury hotel fresh fruit christ the redeemer reception neighborhood rio copacabana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked the Master Suite through Agoda and I emailed the hotel direct (in Portuguese), a week in advance of our trip to re-confirm the room and received a confirmation email from the hotel. I was therefore very surprised when we checked in and...More

Thank travelpassion
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Rio de JaneiroResponded 1 week ago

Dear Client, Unfortunately we didn't get reach you expectancy. We look foward to your visit to change your opinion. Thank you in advance for your kind comments. Your´s sincerely, Tiago Gomes General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service that I experienced last stay which was mediocre was no longer evident. The staff are more experienced and in fact went out of their way to make my stay a comfortable one. A special thank you to Camila on reception who was superb....More

Thank Zippyboarder
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Rio de JaneiroResponded 1 week ago

Dear Client, Thanks for send us your comment. We hope that you had a great experience in our Hotel. Will be a pleasure for us if you come back soon.  Best reagard,  Tiago Gomes General Manager

Reviewed 9 August 2018

This hotel is fabulous. The staff are so helpful and friendly. The breakfast is lovely. The pool area is lovely, even though in the Winter the sun was only on the pool from about 10am - 1pm, but this suits for then doing sightseeing. It...More

Thank Anna A
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Rio de JaneiroResponded 14 August 2018

Dear Client, It's a pleasure to receive a comment like yourse. Expect you had a good stay in our Hotel. You will be always welcome in our group. Thank you in advance for your kind comments. Your´s sincerely, Tiago Gomes General Manager

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We were a group of 2 grown up families (all over 18) and we stayed at Vila Gale for 12 nights and found it the perfect base to explore Rio! Yes, it took a couple of days to get our bearings and settle into the...More

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Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Rio de JaneiroResponded 1 August 2018

Dear Client, It's a pleasure to receive a comment like yourse. Expect you had a good stay in our Hotel. You will be always welcome in our group. Thank you in advance for your kind comments, Your´s sincerely, Tiago Gomes General Manager

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This hotel is really a hidden gem. Staying here, you will be right in the middle of the lively Lapa district with a large number of bars, small busy streets, beautiful wall paintings and all kind of people. But as soon you enter the hotel,...More

Thank jenspeter
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Rio de JaneiroResponded 20 June 2018

Dear Client, Thanks for send us you comment. We hope that you had a great experience in our Hotel. Will be a pleasure for us if you come back soon. Thank you in advance for your kind comments. Your´s sincerely, Tiago Gomes General Manager

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Description
The hotel Vila Gale Rio de Janeiro opened in December 2014 and is located in the historic centre of Rio de Janeiro, in the famous Lapa district, full of bars and restaurants, which is the centre point of the city's More bohemian life. This hotel in Rio de Janeiro, was built from the recovery of an old mansion and has a modern decor inspired by Samba and Bossa Nova. The hotel in downtown Rio has spacious and modern rooms and suites, bar, library, spa with gym, massage room, Jacuzzi and Convention Centre with 8 rooms, including a Master hall with 277m². The hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all public areas. This hotel in the centre of Rio de Janeiro, still offers the Inevitavel restaurant with gourmet cuisine, Mediterranean-style supported by first-rate products. During your stay, be sure to visit the famous Arcos da Lapa, the Museum of Image and Sound, the Escadaria Selaron steps and the Church of Our Lady of Carmo da Lapa do Destino. The privileged location of this hotel also has the advantage of ease of access to the airport. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
292
Price range
USD 59 - USD 148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vila Gale Rio De Janeiro Brazil
Location
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
292
Price range
USD 59 - USD 148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vila Gale Rio De Janeiro Brazil
Location
Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro
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Traveller (716)
Room & Suite (247)
Pool & Beach (112)
Dining (105)
Amenities (35)
Family and Play Areas (10)
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moldoveanudiana
23 September 2017|
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Response from hagen-sellmann | Reviewed this property |
thats aproximately 20 to 25 Minutes. Longer if you drive in heavy traffic
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27 October 2015|
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Response from Bia N | Reviewed this property |
It's not far, but it's not within a walking distance. By táxi it will take you about 15 minutes and it'll cost you less than $10 (around R$ 40,00). Notice that the region of this convention center is not very nice to stay... More
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Response from Sundaysun34 | Reviewed this property |
The hotel can arrange various Jeep tours for you,the cost depending on which tour you take.I went on a day tour that took in The statue of Christ,Sugar loaf, The botanical gardens and the forest .A good lunch was included... More
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Room Tips
"Master Suite"
travelpassion
3 weeks ago
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"Ask for a colonial room or a suite."
AnnaA154
9 Aug. 2018
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"If you can afford it, the suites in the original hotel building are nice and have balconies."
markaP873HX
29 Jul. 2018
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"Swimming Pool view"
294gabif
3 Mar. 2017
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