Our experience at the Base Concept Hotel has been extremely positive; the rooms were clean, spacious and nicely decorated, the restaurant served delicious meals (the food selection for breakfast was flabbergasting!) and the customer service was great.
I arrived early due to my airline and the staff was not only super helpful and welcoming but allowed me to check-in early due to availability. It has a nice breakfast buffet (which could be deadly if you're on a diet.) The staff is friendly and wonderful. They have both pools and lake access so you ant go wrong. Even off a dock you can see the JK bridge. And the room is something much like Top Gun in the sense that it will take your breathe away.
My first surprise was that no one at reception when I checked in spoke even a little English. I indicated with sign language that I would like a room on a high floor and was assigned a very pleasant room on the top (13th) floor with nice views of the area, The location is an easy walk to the TV tower with an observation deck from which you can see almost all of the cities important structures. I recommend going there soon after arrival to get your bearings of the layout of the city. A huge shopping center is only about a half block from the hotel with probably 30 restaurants on the top floor food court. It is an easy walk to the famous Dom Bosco shrine and not to far from the cathedral and bus and metro stations. Only one of the two elevators was operation for the entire 3 days of my stay but it did not seem to matter much as I got the feeling that the hotel was not very full. A male night receptionist spoke fluent English and said he had lived in England for several years. Most of the hotel staff were pleasant. The breakfast buffet was very extensive, fresh and tasty with hot and cold items and lots of local fresh fruits.
This hotel was quite a treat for us on our visit to Brasilia to see the wonders of urban planning! The staff was amazing, on premises restaurant had a great included breakfast buffet and super meals. Ultra safe with a gate and guards, no chance of any issues here! We did not use the pool or spa, but did check them out and we cannot wait to return to try them both. Good English language skills by the staff and flexibility with our travel schedule on both check-in and check-out times. We stayed in the 4-star side of the hotel, the lobby is not as glamorous as the 5-star side, but it's well appointed and more than adequate.
Mike from San Francisco
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