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Imperial Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua do Catete, 186 | Catete, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Catete)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Salvador, BA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Imperial Hotel has a nice location in the center of Rio (Flamengo - Catete) for a business trip. It is not located at the more truistic places of the city but it is close to the business center without being downtown. I have a list of small but annoying negative aspects: Air conditioning is very noisy and did not work... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is not central and about 15-20 min from Copacabana by taxi. Staff was ok, room for 3 was big and clean. A/C was noisy. Average hotel. I had to get a key for the safe and sign for it. When we entered the room you need to sign a paper on how many towels, pillows and etc in the... More

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

First of all the service was almost rude. The bellboy got angry because we forgot to leave the key to reception while we went eating. Front desk was also very unpolite, some didn't even speak english. We had to ask many times where is the breakfast, no 'hello, thank you, please' etc... We had to fill a separate document about... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Decent and very clean. The breakfast was yummy and the staff incredibly helpful. The bathroom was great with one of the best showers I've come across in my travels! In a good location (Catete) which is near Lapa. I would stay here again as it was reasonably priced.

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London
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Decent, clean hotel with tasty breakfast and friendly staff. Nothing fancy but reasonable value for Rio, and on a busy road so felt safe. It's in Catete which is a good midpoint between the main areas in Rio also, so pretty easy to get most places, and a pleasant walk to sugar loaf.

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Salvador, BA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

the hotels in Copacabana and Ipanema are charging ever more ridiculous prices. This hotel, Imperial, is a reasonably priced 3 star hotel with good amenities, right in the heart of Rio, near to Lapa, Centro and Santa Teresa and minutes away from Santes Dumont airport in a folky neighbourhood with the metro 100 meters from its door. The only thing... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Just to show you how classy this place is, there is a sign in the lobby (in Portuguese) warning guests that's illegal to carry firearms into the hotel. But the rooms are clean if not spacious at all. Breakfast, as usual in Brazilian hotels (although this is changing), is plentiful and of good quality, with a range of fruit, cakes,... More

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gerpinnes
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Location is very good, very close to Catete tube station, lots of restaurants and shops around. Crowded but safe area, where normal people live. That's a compliment. We had a suite, large room and large bathroom with all comfort but oldish furniture. The room was at the back so quiet but overviewing a flat roof that hosted the hotel bins!... More

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Moscow, Russia
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

In general, the hotel is quite nice. Rooms are clean, tidy, furniture is not truly new, but quite all right. Staff is polite and is looking to help with every question. The best is location - just near the Catete metro station, besides, there are some restaurants nearby. Local airport is just 3 km ride straight from the hotel.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We had a spacious room, which was clean. Had a TV and a smoking room also. Bathroom was big. Breakfast area was a little crowded but it was fine. Food was ok. The location is on a main street but you can't really hear the noise from the room and its safe to walk around at night as there are... More

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Address: Rua do Catete, 186 | Catete, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Catete
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Imperial Hotel 3.5*
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