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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I can't think of one positive thing to say about this hotel. I think anyone can just roll their eyes taking a note of dated decor, fake flowers in the suites (for a hotel of this prétention just ridiculous), impossibility to black out rooms during the night, noise, horrible breakfast (I mean ok, you have no imagination and your staff...

Thank gromegrom
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Stayed here for 2 days in Jan 2016 on business & the most important and best part of this hotel is the location. Right at the beach, facing the mighty atlantic !! That said, morning walks were fun and taking a dip in the beach never required any planning. Food served was top notch and delicious in every way to...

Thank Abhi_baby
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Though I have read some reviews that say the rooms are not good, I would disagree. Though they are not new, they are clean and comfortable. My "single" room had a kind-sized bed and comfortable pillows, and a very spacious bathroom with a good shower. The breakfast was good and the wifi worked well. The location can't be beat. It...

Thank TexasdoBrasil
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This hotel is very well located just in front of Boa Viagem beach in a stretch very good for swimming and walking on the sand. It is very close to a little nice square with a picturesque church, a restaurant bars and a fair where they sell local art crafts. The lobby is large and fresh, friendly people. Good swimming...

Thank Paulo_MSP
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

Rooms clean and spacious but in need of facelift. Reception staff helpful and porters very efficient. Wait staff in restaurant Ok for buffet but clueless for table service. Lower floors noisy on beach side (road) and could be sorted with modern windows that would not leak during rain.

Thank MnM2004
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

In terms of location, Vila Rica hotel is great. We had a room overlooking the beach, which was spacious albeit slightly dated. The hotel is of a moderate standard, however I would not recommend eating in the restaurant for an evening meal. Both my starter and main courses were cold and I only had one mouthful of my main course...

1Thank Andrew C
Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Reviewed 20 August 2013

I stayed at this hotel during two days for a training in Situational Leadership by Ken Blanchard Co., so I can only evaluate the conference room, meeting hall and restaurant. To support a group of 30 people, they provided a room with a nice acoustics and equiped with a projector, nice chairs, flip charts and everything necessary for a successful...

Thank Tiago F
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 14 June 2013

ive read a couple of the excellent reviews that this hotel received and im wondering the comparison level of the fellow travelers . just a heads up . My room smells like someone urinated all over ( its not a big room anyway ) Shower only has Hot and Cold offered on an ON OFF switch , you can only...

Thank Yiorgos E
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Prezada Sra. Cristiane, Bom dia! Agradecemos feedback e sua estada conosco. Nossos apartamento standard, infelizmente, não tem vista para o...

Reviewed 23 April 2013

This is a simple hotel, the room is basic and clean the breakfast area is small and crowded and by Brazilian standards it was modest. I went for work and for a 2 nights only - would never stay there on vacation mainly because its way overpriced for what it offers.

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Reviewed 3 December 2012

Very close to the airport and on one of Brazil's most famous beaches, Boa Viagem. Make no mistake Recife is one gritty, snarling city, and one of the country's biggest. Also one of i'ts most dangerous - saying that we witnessed nothing to suggest this.There is gridlocked traffic, construction on every corner, rubbish strewn everywhere (like in the rest of...

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  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Vila Rica

Address: Avenida Boa Viagem 4308 | Boa Viagem Beach, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51021-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Pernambuco > Recife
Price Range: ₹ 4,019 - ₹ 5,575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vila Rica 3.5*
Number of rooms: 103
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Paulo_MSP, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The rooms with view for the sea are better above the 4th floor.”
TiagoF527, 19 Aug 2013 | Read review
“rooms *04 has a great view of a wall a few meters away”
YiorgosE, 14 Jun 2013 | Read review
“not at the front”
Justontour1969, 27 Aug 2011 | Read review
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