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Vila Gale Rio de Janeiro

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Pool & Beach (110)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tower block”(6 reviews)
“beautiful pool”(4 reviews)
“lapa district”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Fitness centre
Concierge
Spa
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
3 Star Hotel
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...
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Location and contact
Rua do Riachuelo,124 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-014, Brazil
2.4 km to Santos Dumont Airport
210 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.4 km from Carioca Aqueduct
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 June 2018

Located in the historical centre of Rio, this pleasant hotel is like an oasis of calm when you enter, and see the pool which awaits you on the other side of the lobby. My room was in the tower block on the other side of...More

1  Thank Robin H
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Rio de JaneiroResponded 14 June 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 7 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights Thursday to Monday. It's perfectly located to go to central Rio, the Bonde to Santa Teresa, the new Harbor front and of course Samba parties In Lapa. You are literally in the hot spot Thursday till Saturday. We felt all...More

Thank Urs C
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Rio de JaneiroResponded 20 May 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 7 April 2018

Stayed here for a couple of nights - plentiful & varied breakfast and a spacious room (for a hotel of this size/ standard I would have expected a kettle/ option to make hot drinks though). A lovely pool area with bar/ food available - an...More

1  Thank rosvistas
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Rio de JaneiroResponded 10 April 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

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

In my opinion this hotel is a little bit pricey for what you get and the location makes you feel not safe at all. Staff are somewhat friendly. Check-in's during high season seems to be chaotic, be prepared to wait on line between 20 and...More

Thank Joel M
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale Rio de JaneiroResponded 16 March 2018

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

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Indoor pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$58 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#15 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$58 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#15 Spa Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from Hag S | Reviewed this property |
thats aproximately 20 to 25 Minutes. Longer if you drive in heavy traffic
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26 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