Solar do Imperio Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Solar do Imperio Hotel Petropolis
Travel Blogs from Petropolis
... rated hostel, though a lesser hill this time,
and still disappointing though slightly better maintained – insufficient facilities
for the numbers crammed in and high price – now I’ve changed my books may be
happier in a hotel – hostel guest’s expectations are obviously a lot lower!
Headed out to check out the sights of this “imperial city”
where royalty apparently used to hang out ...
... of Rio, and in fact viewed as one of the seven modern wonders of the world, is of course the iconic 30+8 metre Jesus statue atop Corcovado. The timing was off for our little minibus, and we had a choice of waiting three hours and take the shuttle to the top or go straight ahead and walk uphill the last bit, an ascent that reputedly would take 25-30 minutes. Most of us opted for the latter, and so started climbing. Under any other circumstances, the time estimate would ...
... their thick accents. Anyway, the airport conversion for dollar to real was $1 = 2.5 Brazilian reals. This gives you a bit of insight on our spending. So, our job was to get a taxi to take us to our hotel in Copacabana. Everyone was telling us it would be $125 real = $55, HOW ABOUT NO. It was time to hustle. I told everyone that told me it would be that much that I wouldn't get in the cab with them. Then I began to hear $100 real. Still no, I continued to bargain until ...
... The last stop on our wirlwind tour and we were dropped off at Corcovado home to the infamous Christ the Redeemer statue. I had high expectations, the vision of the statue is so synonomus with Rio, and the notion of Christ overlooking the city and symbolising peace is such a lovely notion. Peace is the last word I would use to describe this experience however! We visited at 6pm an hour before the last bus left and it was still teeming with people. Not ...
... an OAT representative met me at the airport and got me checked into the hotel.
I took my time getting settled in and put out clothes for the three days in town before leaving for Salvador.
Linda Trahan arrived several hours later and we went with the group to change money and eat at a local "kilo" restaurant, a buffet where one pays by the kilo.
In the afternoon, we met ...