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Vila Gale Rio de Janeiro

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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 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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Adult pool
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Suites
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Charming
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Neighbourhood
Centro
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born. With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living proof that the old and the new can live together harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where all major companies house their offices. However, the region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that used to serve as a residence for governors of Brazil, can be found here. Pedra do Sal, a Monday night street party, is also in this neighbourhood. This landmark is the birthplace of samba and is famous for its “roda de sambas” (“dance circles”). Stop in for one and get closer to discovering where Brazilian happiness comes from.
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+4
Nice place to be. Good food. Spacious rooms. Friendly Staff. Nice place to be with the family. Dont judge the hotel at first glance at the entrance.. large swimming pool. Cards used to request towels for the pool. Would be good if they had a bottle or two of water in the roos as
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The good: Rooms are quite spacey. Big pool. Ok breakfast with freshly made omelettes. Has a small gym. The bad: So from the pictures you think you are going to stay in a beautiful converted mansion... while 90% of the hotel is an old ugly concrete building no different of any
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Client, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Vila Galé, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem and prevent future occurrence. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. Sincerely, Tiago Gomes General Manager
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I am a British girl, lone traveler and this hotel was not for me at all. Very average room (retro beige interior), really average breakfast (which I wasn't even told about at check in... on to poor customer service in a moment) and the room wifi only allowed one device to be
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Client, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Vila Galé, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem and prevent future occurrence. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. Sincerely, Tiago Gomes General Manager
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Staying in Rio for just one night before leaving on a cruise, we chose to stay downtown to be closer to a Hop-On bus so we could tour the whole area, including seeing those beautiful iconic beaches! However, this hotel, while a haven in the neighborhood, was not a good choice
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Client, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro. Sincerely, Tiago Gomes General Manager 
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+7
It was a wedding anniversary surprise. I didn't expect that much from the hotel when I realised the Location. But, its kind of hidden gem I will say. After you enter and pass the reception the back of the hotel is very well decored with plants and its has a very old tine looks.
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Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro
Responded 5 Dec 2018
Dear Client, It's a pleasure to receive a comment like your. 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
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How many minutes by taxi are till Copacabana / Ipanema beach?
thats aproximately 20 to 25 Minutes. Longer if you drive in heavy traffic
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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, because it can be dangerous at night. You'll be better off staying in the Lapa region, where this hotel is.
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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 for 360 reals.If you go it alone it will cost less but you will still have to pay entrance fees,transport,and you own food and drink,a false economy in my view.
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Celle-ci est incluse dans le prix de réservation.
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Gostaria de saber o número pmim ligar
(21) 2460-4500
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"Master Suite"
"Ask for a colonial room or a suite."
"If you can afford it, the suites in the original hotel building are nice and have balconies."
"Swimming Pool view"
"The suites are very nice !"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 58 - US$ 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
BrazilState of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroZona Central (Central Region)Centro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
292
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