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Paris, France
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel in an old colonial house. Some rooms are perfect if you can choose one with view on the city of Recife... furnished other rooms can be disapointing for the price which can be really too much depending the season.... It can be noisy on week end with music late at night around there. I would say like...

Thank arzklh
United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Some friends brought me here for breakfast on a recent working holiday in Olinda. I was blown away by the rustic charm of the dining room and even more blown away by the amazing view out of old Olinda and in the distance Recife. The breakfast was exquisite and all the staff were extremely attentive - they even brought our...

Thank Emma1907
Olinda, PE
Reviewed 5 August 2016

(Português em baixo...) This is a wonderful bed and breakfast which we've come to know well over the years. My wife and I live in Olinda and love visiting the Amparo for a romantic dinner or a relaxed breakfast looking over the palm trees to Recife in the distance. Even though we've never stayed a night we always recommend it...

Thank AndyBrasil
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The Pousada is ideally located in the quaint and cobbled old town of Olinda, a short walk from everything (for the Brits - just opposite is Bodega de Veio, where Michael Palin visited when we he was in Olinda). It has a charming, antique decor with art on display by local artists. The restaurant is situated on a terrace out...

Thank Dom R
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Spent a morning here having breakfast. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is very peaceful and the staff are great. It has an incredible view from old town Olinda. The food included all different types of meats, cheeses, cakes, breads, fruits and more. Perfect end to an amazing time in Olinda.

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Lets get out of the way what this pousada is not. If you want a Hilton air conditioned and Swiss clockwork efficiency then go to Recife. Amparo is rustic, quaint, quirky, with charming staff, and a small pool for dipping in between strolling the historic city centre. Our bedroom,Fortim, was in the main block and reasonably quiet with good air...

Thank izstew
Reviewed 23 May 2016

First the good: prompt check-in (which arriving late was welcome); outside space in the room (a balcony in the eaves), hot water and a good location. Service on check-out was good. Fundamentally nice buildings. The bad: the room, while large and clean was very run-down. Worse, the bed hadn't been made up fully -no pillows or pillow cases, just the...

Thank Emmaexplore
Olinda, PE
Reviewed 26 January 2016

My husband and I visited the restaurant for our anniversary. We had made a reservation and they put us in a beautiful spot overlooking the garden with a fabulous view of Reciefe by night. Very romantic. The atmosphere was peaceful, despite being in the bustling old town of olinda. The waiter was very welcoming and looked after us well. We...

Thank Roz B
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Located within the world Heritage City and a true taste of living in the wonderful old town houses. This is a very charming hotel, with a number of uniquely decorated rooms. we had an outdoor terrace with a bathtub and seating area. Staff are very helpful and willing to assist. However, the rooms are in two buildings on opposite sides...

Thank ShivvieAng
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

We were recommended to the Pousada do Amparo by friends who live in Olinda and we were not disappointed. The manager (who speaks English) and staff were very friendly and looked after us very well. We were in the room called Soudade in the house over the road from the main building. It was a lovely comfortable big room with...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Pousada do Amparo

Address: Rua Do Amparo N. 191 Anexos 148-156-164-199, Olinda, State of Pernambuco 53020190, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Pernambuco > Olinda
Price Range: $112 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada do Amparo 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Pousada Do Amparo Hotel Olinda
Pousada Do Amparo Olinda, Brazil
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“I think the main building would have been better so make sure your room is there.”
 of 5 bubbles Emmaexplore, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are individually decorated. For ease of access, probably best to stay in the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles ShivvieAng, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We saw only three rooms. The ones across the street are larger, but I like the feel of the main building better.”
 of 5 bubbles JGBaltimore, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Standard rooms are only slightly smaller than superior rooms and quite a bit cheaper. Try to get a room at the back of the building as the street can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles PrincessDiBortoletto, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The two rooms at the top of the building across the street have balconies with an outdoor bath tub. Nice views across the roof tops back towards Recife and great character to the rooms. The rooms are called "Ciranda" and "Ilusoes". Apparently you can can ask for them in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles Malakkai, 27 Jun 2014 | Read review
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