We traveled to Ouro Preto for the weekend but had reservations with months in advance. Pousada do Arcanjo is a great place to stay, the staff is very helpful and kind, and the accommodations are outstanding.
We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights for the World Cup and it was a good choice. The hotels was completely sold out (obviously) but we didnt see any degradation in the level of service. Rooms are decent and clean, certainly not fancy by any means but just fine. Nice, queen bed, good sheets, pillows. Decent choices available at the mini-bar. A little noisy outside at night but not a surprise based on the events going on.
Check in/check out was painless and we didnt have any huge lines. Breakfast was included and was a decent sit down with hot and cold choices. Lobby was fine and they had a bar for drinks at night.
The neighborhood was nice in general, with some coffee shops, restaurants nearby. We walked around and felt perfectly safe.
This hotel is well situated. For those travelers who like to explore beyond the beach, this hotel sits right accross the subway station! Perhaps a bit overprice -as we visited right when the rio's carnival was at full swing- the room, the hotel, the staff and the additional perks did the trick fornus (additional perks included breakfast and free wifi access). Thisn hotel is a keeper.
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