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Nuenen, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Hotel do Ype is a great place for birding. The feeders attracts lots of birds (even toucans). If birding is your main goal this is the place to be. BUT... The food in this hotel is the worst we've ever had had in Brazil (this trip was our third visit to Brazil and we've visited more then 10 lodges in... More 

1 Thank JeroenandNancy
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

We really wanted to stay in the park, and Hotel Do Ype looked great on the internet. Unfortunately it was not possible to book online and the english version of the website did not work. Luckily it was the end of high season so they had plenty of room... Or I must say - unfortunately it was the end of... More 

Thank Dieuwertje E
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Perfect location for hiking, birds watching and visit of waterfalls in the National Park and nice view of surrounding areas, but service quality of restaurant did not match our expectations and its high price level.

2 Thank David S
Weaverville, North Carolina
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229 reviews
110 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

The hotel is located in the National Park and is a great location for birding. The accommodations are very nice individual chalets. Ours had a sitting room then a short hallway to the main room which was a combination bedroom/sitting room complete with functional fireplace and large screen TV. Off of the bedroom was a small deck overlooking the property.... More 

Thank Art H
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

This lovely little hotel is in the middel of the Atlantic forrest with a beautiful view and an amazing sound of the forrest waking up in the early hours. It's perfect located for hiking tours in the area and for birding. The staff only speaks very little English, but the service is very good and they really try to make... More 

2 Thank Schnuchten
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30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Back in 2012, I reviewed this hotel for TripAdvisor, along with a number of other reviews that all disappeared. So I am doing it again. I heartily recommend this hotel. I was part of a birding group and this lodge was excellent. The "houses" reminded me of what one can see in photos of Switzerland. The rooms were very clean,... More 

2 Thank Susan H
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This hotel is located in the Parque Itatiaia, a couple hours outside of Rio by car. If you plan to visit the area I recommend staying within the Parque itself to cut down on travelling to hiking opportunities. The Hotel provides a peaceful opportunity to hike and especially watch many beautiful birds. All meals are provided so no need to... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

It initially seemed like an easy drive to Itatiaia and Hotel do Ype from Rio de Janeiro, but my driver was very uncertain about my destination when we were getting close to the park, and of course spoke not even one word of English. Even when the people he asked for directions on the way seemed to confuse him, he... More 

4 Thank Morten R
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Hotel do Ypê is by far the best option for birders visiting Itatiaia National Park. Excellent food, good rooms, early breakfast, nice staff, amazing birdfeeders and the most important , the hotel is inside the park.

1 Thank ricardo b
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2013

Recently spent four days at Hotel do Ype in Itatiaia National Park. Beautiful setting, and fantastic bird watching. The chalet where we stayed was very romantic complete with fireplace and a wonderful view of the rainforest when the clouds lifted. We were there in mid December, the beginning of the rainy season, and many of the facilities at the lodge... More 

2 Thank Rick M

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Additional Information about Hotel Do Ype

Address: Estrada Do Parque Nacional - Km 13, Itatiaia, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Itatiaia
Number of rooms: 17
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“If possible get a room that faces the valley, although to be honest, I'd be surprised if they don't all face some part of a mountain.”
 of 5 bubbles J9523VUsusanh, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Some are chalets and some are rooms. They allowed us to choose between two types.”
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 of 5 bubbles JanSNJ, 19 May 2013 | Read review
“If you don't like to climb, get a room close to the dining room.”
 of 5 bubbles maryloumellon, 27 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Rooms near the reception have less steps to climb!”
 of 5 bubbles Redavocet, 31 Mar 2012 | Read review
“Get a chalet below the dining room.”
 of 5 bubbles 7continentsTO, 7 Feb 2012 | Read review
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