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Hotel Araucaria Plaza
Ranked #2 of 31 Hotels in Ribeirao Preto
Certificate of Excellence
Sao Paulo, SP
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136 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Still a good place to stay”
Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

It was the best Hotel in Ribeirao Preto five years ago. I think is still one of the best, but the City deserves a real top five stars hotel or should reforbish Araucaria Hotel and improve their facilities. In other hand the service is perfect. I"ll be there many times more because there are no competitors for now.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Nice big rooms, every taxi knew the place so it was easy to get to. Helpful staff with fairly limited command of english. The breakfast buffet is enormous but the rest of the food is rather average. Get out to one of the many delicious eateries instead. Room has wifi, and is a mini suite with a sofa, desk as partition and generous "bedroom" space. A mini kitchen (fridge, sink and plug) enabled me to plug in my travel kettle (yes, I'm that old). No iron "just use the washing service". Good cleaning from the maids, a nice yet small pool and a gym if you fancy these things.nd facing the other side if you like quiet. All rooms with A/C.

Room Tip: Ask for a room high up and facing the back, away from busy avenues and power lines.
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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Barueri, SP
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180 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Araucaria is a quite comfortable hotel with the usual facilities, nice rooms, attentive and cooperative staff, acceptable decor, quality toiletry, etc. Internet as in many Brazilian hotels is still considered to be something exceptional and so it is charged apart. Room price in the range of US$ 130. A good hotel to consider and definitely my option in Ribeirao Preto when I have a word in the decision. Everything is nice until you get down for breakfast. Hotel breakfast buffets in Brazil are notorious for their abundance and variety, but this one is a case apart. 7 sorts of juices, 10 options of fruits, eight different cereals, 20 different cakes and 24 different breads, all of them made at their cuisine, egg options, sausages, cheeses, hams, etc, etc, etc and with the staff asking if they can prepare something special for you. An unique experience.

Room Tip: Higher floors to avoid noises.
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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Summerfeild,Fl
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2013

The hotel has a great location and is very well maintained. The rooms are clean and well taken care of very well. The fact that I stayed for business reasons (Facilitated a Quality Service Seminar) led me to be a little more critical. The only thing I found lacking were incidentals in the room. Pen no note paper, inconvenient location of the phone in the toilet area. That may sound picky but it made the room a little less suitable for in-room work. The staff were helpful, if not a little too serious. Very difficult to find many smiling faces. The quality of the meeting was good enough to stand with any I have presented in Brasil.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a view of the city.
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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Chicago, Illinois
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86 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2013 via mobile

Spacious room, quiet, clean, great wifi, comfortable bed, good AC, cable TV with many channels, including some major international ones. Nice size bathroom, good shower but amenities were poor, no tissue available. Mini bar had the minimum needs. Nice staff. Breakfast was the highlight - one of the best I've had anywhere in the world, not to be missed!

Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

Even though you can find better deals in the city in terms of cost, if you want the best hotel in Ribeirão Preto, this is the one. Spacious Rooms, modern, comfortable. Breakfast is one of the best I ever had in the country, lots of options and good quality. Staff could be a little more helpful.

Stayed June 2013, travelled on business
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Sao Paulo, SP
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81 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2013

Modern hotel. Rooms are plenty of space, however could be better fitted in details as the position of power supply, a better chair for work station and light positioning.
Awesome breakfast. More than 6 options for everything: breads, cakes, sttufed breads, juice, hot dishes, ...
Well equiped gym and nice outdoor pool.
Room service is slow and the food is not so tasty.

Room Tip: Ask for high floor. Nice view!
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Property: Hotel Araucaria Plaza
Address: Rua Joao Penteado 2103 - Jd, Ribeirao Preto, State of Sao Paulo 14020-180, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Ribeirao Preto
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 31 Hotels in Ribeirao Preto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Araucaria Plaza 3.5*
Number of rooms: 220
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