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Imperial Hotel

Rua do Catete, 186 | Catete, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel room was adequate for a short stay. The room and bathroom are pretty small in size and amenities like hairdryer etc. are not there. However, it was clean and we had no complaints. The hotel is located extremely close to the Catete metro, and the neighborhood is pretty safe too, the streets were busy and crowded at night... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a good hotel placed in a very nice neighborhood in Rio. It is conveniently close to the metro station as well as close to several key areas in this city. The rooms are a bit small, but OK. Price is very reasonable and staff is very friendly. If you are staying in this part of town, is a... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I had a suite on the ground floor close to the swimming pool 9that was hardly used). A spacious and clean room well equipped. It was a good hotel with excellent service and given the price well worthwhile.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Located in Catete where you can find plenty of things to do close by. Metro is very close and I highly suggest you use this form of transportation. The Front desk clerk was excellent as was the Manager. I speak no Portuguese but they made me feel welcome and at home. there were several staff members who spoke english. They... More 

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Prezado Hóspede, agradecemos por dedicar seu tempo em avaliar nosso hotel. A equipe do Imperial Hotel agradece por seus comentários... More 

Salvador, BA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 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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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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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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