The hotel is located in downtown Porto Alegre, with easy access to banks, commercial centers, restaurants and leisure areas, the International airport, and the International bus Terminal.
Visit some of the main sights in Porto Alegre:
Inicially, it was the center of a village, with a church and a harbor. Nowadays, it is surrounded by historical buildings: The Museum of Art of Rio Grande do Sul (MARGS), the Memorial of Rio Grande do Sul, and Santander Cultural, an institution commited to disseminating culture through visual arts, cinema, and music. In October, the Alfândega Square is the stage to the Porto Alegre Book Fair, which is considered one of the biggest in Latin America.
The Iberê Camargo Foundation was criated in 1995, aiming to preserve and disseminate the works of the renowned brazilian artist, Iberê Camargo. In addition to bringing the public closer to one of the greatest artists in the 20th century, the institution encourages the reflection on the contemporary artistic production. Its headquarters was designed by Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza, one of the five most important contemporary architects in the world.
Iberê Camargo Foundation
Av. Padre Cacique, 2000
The Gasômetro Power Station provided electricity based on coal to Porto Alegre from 1928 to 1974, when it was deactivated. Nowadays, it is one of the most important cultural centers of the Capital.
Gasômetro Power Station Cultural Center
Av. Presidente João Goulart, 551
Founded in 1869, the public market was responsible for the city supply trade. Considered a cultural heritage, it went through a restoration process from 1990 to 1997, adding more quality to its structure and recovering the original architectural concept. Besides offering good products and practicing a good pricing policy, the Public Market is a space for cultural and communitary events, providing a better quality of life for the population.
For many years, the Majestic hotel was the home of Mário Quintana, one of the most celebrated brazilian poets. Constituted by two gallant blocks, it had its peak in the 30s, 40s, and 50s. At that time, it had among its guests, notorious people such as Jango and Getúlio Vargas, and several artists. In the 90s, the building was proclaimed cultural heritage and nowadays hosts the Mário Quintana House of Culture, one of the most charming places in Porto Alegre.
Mario Quintana House of Culture
Rua dos Andradas, 736