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Brisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled to Brazil from Australia to see the Olympic games & afterwards visited Vila d'este to relax after the excitement of Rio. From the moment we walked it we knew we were somewhere special, somewhere unique. Attention to detail was everywhere from the service to to room to the location to the view. ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE. Vila d'este was...

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last October, my husband and myself celebrated our wedding anniversary at your hotel, all I can say is that not only the hotel is beautiful but also every detail was carefully taken care of. We had an magical experience, thank you!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel so much - the views were amazing, staff very friendly and helpful, and breakfast delicious! We hope to return soon. Very competitively priced too. Sunset drinks on the terrace are a must!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Vila d'este. We paid a bit more and took a Seaview room (with little plunge pool) - room 14 - and the views were breathtaking (see pix of sunset and sunrise). The room was large, very clean and the linen super thick and comfy. Food and service was great - very simple and understated...

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Thank wstokes1965
VILA_DESTE, Gerente de relações com clientes at Vila d'este, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very happy that you have chosen Villa d'este for your stay and that your expectations were fulfilled, our team work hard to make sure our guests have a true "handmade hospitality" experience and enjoy Búzios. Reviews like yours fuel our passion for delivering a handmade service. So thank you greatly for dedicating your time to write...

Asuncion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 8 nights at the hotel, the standard room is big, confortable and decorated with very good taste, smells delicious, as the rest of the hotel. The restaurant, terrace and common places are beautiful to spend leisure time with the wonderful view of the ocean in front. The staff is polite and correct. The two things that disappointed me...

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Thank racaAsuncion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not one to write reviews let alone negative ones, however after our stay at Villa D'Este I felt compelled to let others know about my experience. It is important to note that my expectations are not at all high, but when you are paying over USD$600 per night, certain standards really should be met... Villa D'este would be...

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VILA_DESTE, Gerente de relações com clientes at Vila d'este, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Zach, First of all we would like to say that we are sorry that you felt this way during your stay in our property. The room you booked is accurately described in our website as well as in all of the booking sites we are partners with. Our master suite is 645 sq.ft. We do not offer anything...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Very nice pousada in the middle of Buzios. Rua das Pedras within walking distance. Great staff, wonderful amenities. Try the restaurant, breathtaking view and the Brazilian chef with an Italian twist knows how to spoil you!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Excellent boutique hotel with an encompassing view of the main Buzios bay area seen from atop a small hill. Service is very courteous and functional. Incredibly well located near all Buzios´best restaurants which the concierge can make a reservation for you. Breakfast is free and sumptuous. Supervisor Alfonso is always at your disposal and be sure to make good use...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Came here for a four night break following a tour of South America It's an absolute gem of a place. The staff are very welcoming and the rooms are big and comfortable. The restaurant has the most spectacular views over the bay and the food is freshly cooked and very well presented. To me one of the joys was watching...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was our favourite accommodation of our trip and we stayed in 5 different places! The staff were so friendly and helpful. The location is absolutely perfect and so picturesque! The pool was fantastic, as was the steam room. Food was fantastic, lovely breakfast every morning. To top it off, it was my birthday and as a present they gave...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vila d’este is an exclusive beautiful Italian-style property which enjoys gorgeous views of the ocean. It is full of charm and elegant touches, both in the public areas and in the rooms. Beautiful handcrafts pieces carefully placed around, creating magic scenaries.Only 15 individually decorated rooms’ guarantees a calm and relaxing stay. The Sunset Bar & Restaurant Egeo offers delicious Brazilian breakfast and Mediterranean cuisine with fine wines, as well as stunning sea views – perfect for an evening meal as the sun goes down. A romantic touch is given by candle lightening. Two ocean front swimming pools at different levels, one of them heated and beautifully shell shaped, with hidromassage area and connected with an ocean view steam. The fancy solarium is the perfect place to read a book while taking a traditional capirinha drink.Relax & massage lounge, that’s surrounded by tropical gardens, ready to offer several massage styles. Business Center with two computers available 24 hours with internet free.A delightful Master Ocean Front Suite with private Jacuzzi and fine décor; ideal choice for honeymooners. Vila d’este is within walking distance of the bars, restaurants and shops of Buzios’ Rua das Pedras Main Street and the best beaches in the surrounding area are also within easy reach. One of Vila d´este highlights is its staff and service. Brazilian warm hospitality is a must here. A word to define Vila d´este would be LOVE. Love can be appreciated in every single detail and attitude, creating a smooth atmosphere. Facilities:Restaurant • bar & pool bar • lounge • sundeck • pool • heated pool • steam • massage lounge • free internet business center & wireless area • laundry service • local information & tours ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila d'este

Address: Alto Do Humaita, 11, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Armacao dos Buzios
Price Range: $223 - $768 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vila d'este 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Vila d`Este Hotel Buzios
Vila d Este Buzios
Vila D'este Armacao Dos Buzios, Brazil
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#2 Spa Hotel in Armacao dos Buzios
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Armacao dos Buzios
#7 Romantic Hotel in Armacao dos Buzios
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“Take Room 12 with a balcony and seaview.”
 of 5 bubbles Otavio36, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have their own character.”
 of 5 bubbles richardluchford, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are looking for a spacious room with a view go for the options above the standards.”
 of 5 bubbles VComper, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The common area is amazing and there is so much to do in Buzios that I wouldn't spend much time in the rooms,So we got the cheaper room.”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Patisaada, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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