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Solar do Rosario

Ouro Preto, Brazil

Solar do Rosario is a beautifully restored 19th century colonial house in the historic center of Ouro Preto, a city in Brazil that is famous for its magnificent architecture and cultural heritage. It is located next to the Rosário Church.

At a Glance

  • Located at the heart of Ouro Preto, with views of many of the beautiful churches

  • Lots of rooms have their own balconies overlooking the street

  • All rooms are decorated in a colonial style

  • 15-minute walk away from the center of town

  • Pleasant terraced outdoor area

Culture

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Solar do Rosario or take a look at our itineraries to Minas Gerais

Description

Solar do Rosario's main house originally dates from the 19th century. The building was completely renovated and restructured to comfortably accommodate 41 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, in keeping with the local character of the area.

The hotel has a privileged location next to the Rosario Church, with an amazing view of the churches of S. Francisco de Paulo, Nossa Senhora do Rosario, São José and of the Pico do Itacolomi. It is also within easy reach of the city's other main attractions.

Accommodation

Accommodation at Solar do Rosário comprises a total of 41 guest rooms, divided into 13 Standard Rooms (16m square), 16 Luxury Rooms (23m square), eight Suites (47m square) and four Superior Suites (85m square). The rooms are elegantly decorated and featured fine Egyptian cotton linens, cable television, WiFi and fridge. Most of the rooms (with the exception of the Standard Rooms) have balconies and the Suites and Superior Suites all have separate sitting areas.

Childcare

Children are welcome to come and stay at Solar do Rosario although there are no specific facilities or activities available for children at the hotel.

Facilities

At Solar do Rosário you can find a cosy restaurant serving delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea, an excellent wine cellar, a Scotch bar overlooking the Nossa Senhora do Rosário church, heated pool with hydromassage, fitness room and a natural pool.

Activities

Guests at Solar do Rosário can enjoy wandering the cobbled streets of Ouro Preto, with its wealth of beautiful colonial architecture and many museums, art galleries, quaint shops and restaurants serving local cuisine. It is also possible to arrange a visit to one of the nearby mines and to the Itacolomi State Park, with a variety of flora and fauna and great for hiking.

Location & Directions

Ouro Preto, Brazil

Solar do Rosario is located in the historical center of Ouro Preto, in the inland state of Minas Gerais, 95km from Belo Horizonte.

When to go

Minas Gerais is a year round destination, but generally hotter, with heavier rain and higher humidity from November to March. Fall/winter (May to September) is drier, but it gets much colder here than in neighboring states, with temperatures sometimes dropping to 5C. April, May and June are the best months, when everything is green but it's drier with cool evenings.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Solar do Rosario or take a look at our itineraries to Minas Gerais

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