Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort

3.5 star property
3.5-star beachfront hotel with spa, near Ponta Negra Beach

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Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort

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5 outdoor pools, sun loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Free daily buffet breakfast

Overview of Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort

7.8 out of 10 Good
7.8/10 Good

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Coronel Inácio Vale 8847, Ponta Negra Beach, Natal, RN, 590090-040
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Free children's club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Children's pool
  • Pool bar
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (free)
  • Private bathroom

Room options

Deluxe Room

  • 344 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Twin Bed

Room With Balcony

  • Sleeps 4

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Ponta Negra
  • Ponta Negra Beach - 31 min walk
  • Morro do Careca - 8 min drive
  • Genipabu Beach - 52 min drive

Getting around

  • Natal (NAT-Governador Aluizio Alves Intl.) - 56 min drive
  • Natal Bom Pastor Station - 22 min drive
  • Natal Pitimbu Station - 23 min drive
  • Natal Promorar Station - 24 min drive


  • Camarões Potiguar - 4 min walk
  • Camarões Restaurante - 7 min walk
  • Lotus Japanese Fusion Cuisine - 4 min walk
  • La Brasserie de La Mer - 7 min walk
  • Manary Gastronomia & Arte - 11 min walk

About this property

Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort

At Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort, you can spend time at the beach enjoying the shade from a beach umbrella, plus you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Ponta Negra Beach. 5 outdoor pools provide plenty of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in mani/pedis at the spa. Dining choices include 2 restaurants and the bar/lounge is a great place to grab a cold drink. Other highlights include a free kid's club, a poolside bar, and a sauna.


English, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 204 rooms
  • Arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - noon
  • Express check-in available
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (7 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID*
  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*
  • Free children's club


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 6:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Shopping

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center (3100 square feet of space)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car rental
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2000
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Lanai

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include manicures and pedicures.


Onsite venue - This beachfront buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open 24 hours.
Palhoca - This beachfront buffet restaurant serves lunch only.

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Parents or a legal guardian traveling with children under 18 years must present the child's birth certificate and an identity card with photo (passport, for example) at the check-in. For international travels to Brazil, if just one of the parents is traveling with the child, she/he must present – in addition to the child's certificate of birth and identity card with photo – a letter authorizing the trip signed by the other parent with a notarial certification of signature. In case the parents or the legal guardian, as applicable, cannot or are unwilling to give this authorization, a judicial authorization is required. People who intend to travel to Brazil with children must consult with the Brazilian consulate before traveling for more information.

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Rifoles Praia
Rifoles Praia Hotel & Resort
Rifoles Praia Hotel & Resort Natal
Rifoles Praia Hotel Resort
Rifoles Praia Natal
Rifoles Hotel Natal
Rifoles Praia Hotel Natal, Brazil
Rifoles Praia Hotel Resort Natal
Rifóles Praia Hotel
Rifoles Praia Hotel Resort
Rifoles Praia & Resort Natal
Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort Hotel
Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort Natal
Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort Hotel Natal

Frequently asked questions

Does Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort?
As of Sep 23, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort on Sep 24, 2023 start from $88, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort?
Yes, there are 5 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort?
You can check in from 2 PM - noon. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in is available.
What is there to do at Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort and nearby?
Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort has 5 outdoor pools, a spa, and a steam room, as well as an arcade and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring beachfront dining and pool views.
Does Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a lanai.
What's the area around Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort like?
Rifóles Praia Hotel & Resort is a short 6-minute walk from Natal Convention Center and 7 minutes' walk from Craft Fair of Ponta Negra.







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Property conditions & facilities




6/10 Good

I would give 5 stars for the locations and views. The hotel is very old and smells mold. My first room was horrible. I wasn't sure if the linens was changed because of the stains we saw. My second room was ok. Overall I do not recommend this hotel if you like comfortable rooms like me.
Viviane, 2-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Vanessa, 4-night trip
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4/10 Fair

False advertising, dated, and uncomfortable
Overpriced compared to other options in the area. I stayed at Priamar earlier in the trip for $50 less per night, and had a more comfortable experience. For $5 more we could have stayed at 5 star SEHRS. They recently opened a new property next door so they seem to not care about keeping anything up at this one for the 20 years they have been open it seems like everything is original including the mattresses. The most uncomfortable bed I’ve ever slept in. I used the chain on the door to keep my 2 year old from getting out, he barely pulled it open and the trim peeled away from the wall allowing him to escape. A few other negatives: 1. English listed as language spoken but no one to check me in in English. 2. Says on site SPA, but no spa on site 3. Cinema room was not in operation during our stay 4. The pool closest to the beach and only hot tub on site were out of operation 5. Babysitting offered by hotel is simply a phone number to a woman from the community that others have used before, no prices or other information provided. Research and chose other properties in the area. I am American and may have different standards than the local clientele but I have traveled Brazil for a total of 6 months and feel this was pretty low standard for the price point.
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Bryan, 2-night family trip
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6/10 Good

I found the hotel mainly catered for families with children. I could hear all conversations going on in the restaurant. Children screaming all afternoon in the pool (especially the wet bar pool)! Overall the building need an update!
VANILSON, 7-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location, pools and entertainment group. My daughters had a great time.
leonardo, 7-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Great beach hotel when staying at Natal
Great beach hotel option to stay at, not very safe area outside to walk around but you can easily get Uber to travel around. One of the expensive options at Natal worth paying since it still comes very cheap. Not many international chain hotels around so it’s worth staying there. Big rooms, ocean view, 7 small pools, beach area, great breakfast included. Very good value for money.
PABLO C, 2-night business trip
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4/10 Fair

Rooms are old and in very bad condition, not clean and uncomfortable bed. The rooms on the 4th floor at least are old and need urgent renovation. We had 2 rooms for 9 nights, we change one of them for a suite, paying extra fee, and the bed on the so called suite were smaller than the regular room. The staff is friendly, our experience with the expensive food was disappointing, we had to wait one hour ( hour) for one simple, small pizza. some times the restaurant for breakfast is chaotic, with no coffee or toaster or spoons... if we deserve any room upgrade for our +gold status on Expedia, we never got it, since we had to pay for the upgrade required.
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10/10 Exceptional

Felt in Love!
Great place to go with family and as a couple. Great Service!! It seems like those hotels from tourism magazines! A lot of swimming pools and they offer Beach Service (towels and chaise).
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8/10 Very Good

Beautiful hotel, noisy air conditioning
We arrived around 1 PM. Staff were kind and helpful. Hardly any English spoken, but fortunately I am fluent in Spanish and they could handle that a little better. It was nice to find that the hotel had private parking in a closed underground garage area. Regarding the room, the view was fabulous and roomy for me, my partner and two children. The down sides were the noisy air conditioning unit, which most people will want to keep on all night. Also the cold water tap sometimes provided warm water. When I complained at the reception desk, I was told that no one, even locals, drink water tap. I should have been warned of this when I checked in. I am glad I didn't drink any. There is a small shop opposite the hotel where you can purchase large bottles of water. We got a five litre which lasted the five days of our stay (the rest of the time you tend to drink cold beer, caipirinha or fruit juice, all of which are inexpensive). Another issue was the jacuzzi in the bathroom. I wanted to have a bath the last night and found the pump wasn't working. Pillows are excellent and beds are comfortable, always a plus! The last night there was a water leak in the balcony and the water flowed into the room, filling the gaps between the tiles. We were checking out at 1 AM, so it wasn't too much of a pain for us, but otherwise it would have interrupted a night's sleep. Foodwise, the hotel is excellent. Fabulous breakfast. Pools excellent too, and access to the beach with free loungers w/shade.
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8/10 Very Good

Great location for a beachfront getaway
Great hotel for a relaxing getaway - beautiful views, wonderful pools, good food and service, easy beach access. Being at the north end of the Ponta Negra beach strip, it's in a very quiet neighborhood - meaning there are no other restaurants or bars right nearby or along the waterfront, though there are several good options a few blocks inland.
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